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Meet a Neighbor Who Cares

Sr. Pat Brennan has a quiet, yet strong voice, and has been advocating for those in need in Waltham for the past 14 years. Many will know Sr. Pat, a member of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd, as one of the founders of the Gathering Place, a counseling and social service agency that helped […]

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who we are

Neighbors Who Care is proud to be serving elders in the greater Waltham area for the past 11 years. We match volunteers with seniors who may find themselves isolated or having a hard time doing life-giving activities, such as getting groceries or going to the hair dresser.

Our volunteers serve as compassionate visitors, accompanying shoppers, or friendly supporters at a doctor’s appointment. As well, our clients and volunteers can be found playing Scrabble, reading and discussing a book together, visiting a festival in the North End, exploring a local museum or shopping for a  good bargain. We also host clients and volunteers for ice cream socials, teas, an outing to the symphony and holiday parties. Together, we celebrate the joys in life while creating new friendships.

 

Services

Sometimes you need to borrow more than a cup a sugar!

Our volunteers can help you or someone you know at no cost. We can assist with:

Routine non-medical activities such as shopping, errands, and filling out forms or bills.

Transportation and escort to medical appointments.

A friendly visit!

We also offer activities with all of our clients and volunteers, such as teas, ice cream socials, and holiday parties.

Contact us at 781-893-1860 or info@neighborswhocare.net for more information.

We are glad to help!