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The Shepherd's Center of Greater Winston-Salem

1700 Ebert Street, Winston Salem

NC 27103

Phone: (336) 748 - 0217

Fax : (336) 724 - 6545

 

 
   
     
     
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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Faith In Action Care Program

The Faith In Action Care Program provides services to older adults age 60 and over in the greater Winston-Salem area. Services are provided by trained volunteers of all ages from area congregations, organizations, and the greater community.

Shepherd's Center volunteers visit homebound older adults providing support for those who are isolated and respite care for caregivers who need a break.

What Services are Provided?

Home Visitation - 1 1/2 - 2 hours  a week

Respite Care for Family Caregivers

Minor Home Repairs

Medical Transportation (1 trip per week)

   

Grocery Shopping (2 times per month)

There are no charges for any of these services, except for home repair materials.

Who Calls to Request Services?

Older adults themselves

Families, friends or neighbors

Congregations, community groups and others from the community

Home health agencies, social service agencies, hospitals or residential facilities
Who are the Volunteers?

Neighbors helping neighbors through their congregations and community groups

People with a genuine concern for older adults

Young and older adults who can give non-medical support to homebound individuals

Training is provided for both new and experienced volunteers
What People Say:

"I didn't realize when I first talked to you how much I needed some time out. The Shepherd's Center volunteer is so easy to be around that he is beginning to seem like family."

Family caregiver

"I think with this program you always get more than you give."

Volunteer

"I look forward each week to a visit from two of your volunteers. Since I am confined to my home a great deal of the time, they are gracious to take me to walk for some much needed exercise and fresh air."

Homebound older adult

To request services or to become a volunteer:

CONTACT:
Linda Lewis
Director, Faith In Action Care Program

1700 Ebert Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
336-748-0217
Monday-Friday 9 am - 5 pm

To Support the Faith In Action Care Program:
Consider contributing to the support of the Faith In Action Care Program. There are no fees for this service. Individual, organizational, business and foundation support is gratefully accepted. All donations are welcome and are fully tax-deductible.

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