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Department of Human Services/Westport Center for Senior Activities

 Connecting Westport’s Caring Community

A new Town program connecting community members to one another through simple phone calls.  The program encourages connection and combats loneliness as individuals of all ages and stages create a network of social phone calls offering a warm connection between caring neighbors.

TO PARTICIPATE:

  • must complete a brief online application process;

  • agree to, and clear, a background check conducted by the Westport Police;

  • may participate in a virtual training with program coordinators;

  • are matched with a vetted, caring caller for weekly chats

  • occasional check-in’s with program coordinators as scheduled

**All parties must agree to the guidelines and protocols as presented.**

Participants will be provided with guided discussion questions, tips and resources to assist in connecting one another to available programs and services.  Town staff are available to support participants as needed.

The only requirement to participate is kindness, compassion and a listening ear. 

Thank you for caring enough to get involved. In time like these, we are grateful for our generous and caring community.

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER:   CLICK HERE 

Questions? helloneighbor@westportct.gov or 203-341-5037

Westport. Caring. Community. Connection.