Peer Support is a helping service designed to support and enhance the social and mental well-being of individuals who are facing life transitions and challenges.
Peer Support services address the needs of aging adults and seniors by providing confidential, no-cost, one-to-one support with the help of trained volunteers – the peer support volunteers.
If you or someone you know could benefit from the Peer Support services at Century House, please contact us today.
For more information or to leave a message, please call: 604-519-1064 ext. 1 or 778-882-2472
The Vital Connections program has recently moved:
Family Services of Greater Vancouver, New West office
200-601 6th Street
604-525-9144 extension 4142.
Who Are the Peer Support Volunteers?
The Peer Support Volunteers are Association members 50 years and older who are interested in the well-being of aging adults in the Century House community. Peer Support volunteers are good listeners. Their personal experience and the training they receive enables them to better understand the problems and needs of the senior they are helping.
The Peer Support Volunteers are there to offer:
- Listening and emotional support
- Empathy and guidance
- Information and outreach
- Exploration of possibilities
- Assistance in setting goals