The Neighbor Network matches volunteers with seniors to call in New York City during the COVID-19 crisis.
These regular calls help to fight social isolation, connect older New Yorkers with the resources they need, and build relationships that will bring joy and comfort to seniors and volunteers alike.
Sign up for a virtual training and get started making callsSign up
step one (60 mins)
Attend a short online video training with other volunteers covering how to make calls, tips for your conversations, and when and how to reach out for help
step two (30 minutes-3 hours)
Make short introductory calls to connect older adults facing isolation to our program
step three (10-60 mins/week, up to you!)
Build relationships with your senior neighbors you connected with in step 2 by calling them regularly. You can also choose to continue with step 2 only, which is a more flexible commitment
Start building relationships with seniors who are facing social isolation due to COVID-19Sign up
The Neighbor Network is built on a partnership between Greenwich House, Heights & Hills, the New York Civic Engagement Table and the Office of NYC Council Member Brad Lander. We are supported by The New York Community Trust.Read more about Neighbor Network