HSIIP Success Story: Mr. Fraser

Published: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Are you socially isolated? Do you know someone that is? Find out how the HSIIP Peer Connector Program can help.

The YWCA Hamilton Peer Connector recruits and trains peer volunteers to assist isolated seniors with friendly visiting, accompaniment in trips, and more. The Connector matches seniors with peer volunteers, identifies isolated seniors, assesses needs and opportunities and creates plans to link them to resources. The YWCA Hamilton Peer Connector also follows up to ensure seniors are anchored and sustaining connections.

Learn how the HSIIP Peer Connector helped Mr. Fraser* start to feel connected to his community. 

http://socialisolation.ca/project/success-story-mr-fraser/

*name changed for privacy