Pals Connect is a friendly visitor program for older LGBTQ2S community members.
Are you an older LGBTQ2S community member (50+) who wants to make meaningful connections with a new pal?
Or an LGBTQ2S community member or ally (18+) interested in fostering friendship and enriching supports for older LGBTQ2S communities?
The 519’s Pals Connect friendly visiting program is accepting participant and volunteer applications. Be part of establishing a new intergenerational program based in mutual care, learning and friendship.
Inviting 50+ LGBTQ2S community members
As a participant, you'll be matched with a volunteer who will visit you once a week for at least six months.
Participant application window: May 7, 2018 - Ongoing
Inviting everyone 18+ interested in intergenerational engagement
As a volunteer, after receiving training, you will be matched with an older community member to visit every week for at least six months.
Volunteer application window: May 7, 2018 - May 22, 2018
Please visit the registration links above to apply as a program participant or volunteer.
Hardcopy application forms may also be requested and submitted at The 519's Front Desk.
For more information about this program, please contact:
Funded by: New Horizons for Seniors