Providence Volunteers in Action


05.05.20

03.19.2020

In order to keep our clients and volunteers safe during the COVID-19 outbreak, here are the changes to the ViA program  effective immediately and indefinitely:

 

  • We are no longer offering in-person visits to care receivers (companionship visits, light housekeeping, yard work, running errands, minor home repairs, etc).
  • We DO offer weekly check-ins by phone!  
  • We will transport only for critical medically necessary appointments such as macular degeneration eye shots, follow up from surgery, etc. We do not transport for emergency or illness!
  • Grocery shopping
    • Switching to “shop for” instead of “shop with.” Contact the office for more info.

 

We are so grateful for everything our volunteers are doing to help the most vulnerable during the COVID-19 outbreak! Please reach out to the ViA office with any questions or concerns you may have!

 


 

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Mission Statement/ Nuestra Misión

Volunteers in Action supports people in maintaining independence through compassionate relationships. 

Through our work, we know people, care for them, and ease their way.

Our goal is to provide social and practical support which empowers care receivers to pursue wellness on their own terms.  People who receive care through VIA are typically adults living with chronic health conditions or short-term medical vulnerability.

Voluntarios en Acción apoya a la gente en mantener su independencia con relaciones amicales.

A través de nuestro trabajo, nosotros conocemos a gente, los cuidamos, y les facilitamos su camino.

Nuestra meta es de proporcionar apoyo social y práctico para los recibientes de cuidado y al mismo tiempo dar les el empoderamiento de perseguir su bienestar con sus propios términos. Gente que recibe asistencia por Voluntarios en Acción son típicamente adultos que viven con condiciones medicales crónicas o con una vulnerabilidad medica de corto tiempo.