Support Services

Support Services

When a person is diagnosed with a serious illness or disability, they face a variety of new situations, treatments, and changes in life-style brought about by that illness. Through caring volunteers, and with no cost to the patient or their family, Friends, Inc. offers multiple support services to seriously ill and disabled patients, helping them to cope with their new circumstances and enabling them to maintain their independence.

 Services Provided

  • TRANSPORTATION to medical and cancer treatment appointments
  • RESPITE CARE for caregivers
  • RUNNING ERRANDS (grocery shopping, prescription pick-up, etc.)
  • HELPING IN THE HOME with daily living and household activities
  • EMOTIONAL SUPPORT through friendly visits and phone calls
  • Access to COMMUNITY RESOURCES and SPIRITUAL SUPPORT
  • Medical Supply LENDING CLOSET
  • WHEELCHAIR-ACCESSIBLE VAN