The mission of SEARCH is to enable vulnerable seniors to remain independent and create a long-term support system to meet their needs.
Varies depending on availability of participants schedules.
Friendly visitation and companionship
Transportation to appointments
Assistance with correspondence/forms
Help with errands/grocery shopping
Help with home projects and yard work
Referrals to other services and programs
"Meals together" socialization program
SEARCH is a program that: Provides free support services by matching trained volunteers with seniors of all faiths living in Androscoggin, Kennebec, Sagadahoc, Lincoln, and Franklin Counties as well as Brunswick and Livermore Falls. SEARCH provides rural outreach for seniors in many of the rural towns that we serve in each county We also recruit volunteers from these rural towns to help support the seniors from their own communities.
Who can request services?
Potential clients themselves
Families, friends or neighbors
Home health services. social service agencies, hospitals, and senior centers
These services are provided by screened and trained volunteers, depending on their individual availability, contribute time and activity to seniors. Our community volunteers come from all faiths, age groups and all walks of life.
You can help by spreading the word about the program
Volunteer a few hours a week or a month
Provide transportation for a senior
Provide financial support
Encourage others to volunteer
Involve your church, school or civic organization
Become an Advisory Committee member