Senior Companions

Learn more about Senior Companions

SDC Senior Companions Help Their Elderly Neighbors by Providing:

* Friendship
* Escorts on walks, shopping trips, and medical appointments
* Information on other services
* Help with household tasks

Requirements to Become a Senior Companion:

* At least 55 years of age
* Unemployed or retired
* Interested in helping people

Benefits Senior Companions Receive:

* A tax-free income that does not affect other benefits such as SSI, Medicaid or rent
* Reimbursement for mileage and/or bus fare
* The chance to make new friends
* The satisfaction of helping others

Paid Training Includes:

* An orientation course to give you the tools you need to get the most out of your experience
* Monthly In-Service sessions to help you learn about resources, programs, and health tips for the elderly

"I love being a Senior Companion. I am making a difference and getting extra income too."
~ Melvin Avant


"I really enjoy visiting with neighbors who need a little help. They aren't clients they're friends!"
~ Balbina Acevedo

For more info please call:
414.906.2700 ext. 2779

Senior Companions brochure (PDF)

Making a difference today, while investing in tomorrow

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