The Mission of Volunteer Caregivers:
To enable older adults, people with disabilities, and families to maintain their independence, dignity and quality of life by providing services to complement the care they receive or by providing support services to those without other arrangements.
What services do Volunteer Caregivers provide?
Services can include, but aren't limited to, these examples. If the kind of help you're looking for isn't listed, call us - we can usually accommodate any reasonable request for assistance.
Share some time with a care receiver - conversation in person or by phone, going for walks, to the movies.
In-home visits to care receivers with Alzheimer's or other dementia so their caregivers can have a break.
Rides to shopping, church, banking, hair appointments, the grocery store, post office, or pharmacy.
News on Disc
Audio recordings on CD of the Stevens Point Journal and Portage County Gazette.
Assistance at home
Light housekeeping, meal preparation, yard work, paying bills, snow shoveling.
Minor home repair
Fixing a door knob, putting up a shower curtain, installing weather stripping.
How can YOU help us?
Become a volunteer! One-time and ongoing requests for services are matched with volunteer preferences, interests, and schedules-opportunities range from twice a week to twice a year.
Click here for volunteer registration form
Give a tax-deductible donation to help provide quality care to people in need.
Consider including Volunteer Caregivers in your will. Your bequest can ensure services are available for years to come.
Contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer Caregivers of Portage County
1519 Water Street
Stevens Point, WI 54481