Faith in Action
Helping neighbors to maintain an independent lifestyle at home.
To provide direct one-on-one assistance to frail elderly and/or health impaired persons within a network of community support.
Faith in Action provides volunteer support services free of charge to those without adequate assistance from family friends, or neighbors.
We also provide information and referrals to the appropriate resources or agencies.
Who do we serve?
Seniors over the age of 65 who live at home
People of any age who are mentally or physically challenged
Those who are homebound, lonely or chronically ill
People newly discharged from the hospital
Families, friends, and caregivers of persons in these situations
“When these girls come to do my shopping, it opens another door. It reminds me that I’m alive”.
Addie Whiteley, 83-year-old care receiver
Faith in Action Volunteers:
Offer transportation enabling seniors or those who are disabled to meet their medical appointments
Help with errands, such as grocery shopping or picking up prescriptions
Assist with light housekeeping
Do yard work or minor home repairs
Bring compassionate care through friendly visits or telephone calls to neighbors
Provide short-term respite to family members caring for their frail loved ones
“All you need is a wealth of spirit to help with Faith in Action of Livingston County”
Faith in Action is operated by Catholic Charities of Livingston County. For more information or to find out how your church or organization can partner with Faith in Action, please call 585-658-4466 ext.18, email email@example.com
Link to national Faith in Action web site at: http://www.fiavolunteers.org