Friendly visiting services can help seniors and disabled adults feel less isolated and more secure in their housing. Many community agencies provide this free service through trained volunteers. Activities may include walking, reading or chatting. To locate and an agency that provides this service in a specific language call 211. There may be a wait list for some services and some agencies serve specific areas. Contact the agency directly for details.


Bernard Betel
416-225-2112 ext 122
1001 Steeles Ave W
English, Russian

  • Seniors must be members of Bernard Betel to receive volunteer services
  • Telephone reassurance is also available


Central Neighbourhood House
416-925-4363 ext 207
349 Ontario St


ESS Support Services
2245 Lawrence Ave W


Momiji Health Care Society
416-261-6683 ext 224
3555 Kingston Rd

  • English and Japanese
  • Friendly visiting by phone is also available


North York Seniors Centre
80 Sheppard Ave W


Parkdale Golden Age Foundation
27 Roncesvalles Ave Ste 401

  • English, French, Italian, Spanish, Hungarian, Portuguese, Filipino


Second Mile Club of Toronto
340 College St Ste 350

  • English, Mandarin and Cantonese


Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities
The Hub Mid-Scarborough 
2660 Eglinton Ave E


SPRINT Senior Care
140 Merton St 2nd Fl


TransCare Community Support Services
1 866 393 2079
1045 McNicoll Ave

  • English, Punjabi, Urdu, Hindi, Filipino, Mandarin and Cantonese


West Neighbourhood House
248 Ossington Ave


West Toronto Support Services for Seniors
80 Ward St

  • English, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Ukrainian, Portuguese, Croatian, Mandarin


Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care
416-321-6333 ext 3614
2311 McNicoll Ave

  • English, Mandarin and Cantonese