The Friendly Visiting Program serves neighborhood seniors who may be isolated and lonely.

Role & Traits

  • Have a love for older adults
  • Be an additional support to older adults
  • Will maintain confidentiality about their match
  • Able to set and maintain appropriate boundaries


Friendly Visitors are matched with a senior citizen in the neighborhood who you will visit at least twice a month. All Friendly Visitors are asked to commit to the program for a minimum of one year.

Getting Started

All Friendly Visitors are required to complete the OCM Application and Screening procedures before being matched with a senior. This includes:

  • Complete the Volunteer Application, including three references
  • Interview with the OCM Director of Volunteer Service
  • Complete the fingerprinting and background check process
  • Complete the Approved Driver Application and maintain automobile insurance