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Lutheran Social Service - Senior Corps

Senior Companion Program

LSS Senior Corps - South Central MN

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(320) 241-5173


Service Details


Program that provides opportunities for older adults to help elderly individuals with everyday tasks to live independently. They may also provide transportation to essential activities, such as medical appointments and household errands.

Senior companions receive a tax-free stipend and other benefits.

This is an AmeriCorps Seniors program.

Additional Information

Senior Companion volunteers offer friendship, non-medical support and transportation to older adults through weekly visits at home and in the community.


To qualify as a volunteer you must:
* Be 55 years of age or older and in good general health
* Be flexible and available with service activity schedule
* Have dependable transportation available and is willing to travel in the service area
* Have compassion, patience, flexibility and respect for others
* Work well with diverse individuals, families, groups and organizations

Senior Companion assistance is available to seniors who would be able to continue living independently at home with the help of a weekly friendly visitor.

Application Instructions

Contact your local Lutheran Social Services (LSS) representative to receive companion services.

To volunteer as a senior companion, contact LSS with the online form or call (651) 310-9440 for further information.

Area Served

Benton, Kandiyohi, Meeker, Mille Lacs, Sherburne, Stearns and Wright counties


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (320) 241-5173

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