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Who we are:

We are an all volunteer organization helping seniors live independently in west Santa Clara Valley. Think of us like your friendly neighbor next door.

Those We Serve:

  1. Seniors living independently
  2. Those age 65 years or older
  3. Living in our service area by zip code:
    • Campbell: 95008, 95009, 95011
    • Cupertino: 95014, 95015
    • Los Gatos: 95030, 95031, 95032
    • Monte Sereno: 95030
    • Santa Clara: 95050, 95051, 95052, 95054, 95055
    • Saratoga: 95070
    • Sunnyvale: 94085, 94086, 94087, 94089
    • West San Jose: 95117, 95125, 95126, 95128, 95129, 95130

Services Provided:

How it works:

  1. Our independent senior (client) calls our office during business hours to make a service request.
    • Please provide us with at least 7 days advanced notice to allow time to connect you with a friendly volunteer.
    • Sorry but we cannot fill recurring requests, such as rides to weekly physical therapy appointments.
    • Non-appointments, such as shopping or errands are scheduled for a date/time which is convenient for the volunteer and the senior client. Our seniors need to be flexible.
    • Please understand that requests are not guaranteed, although we make every effort to help.
    • For the safety of our volunteers and our senior clients, we cannot transport to procedures where there will be sedation given or incisions made. Blood tests and eye dilations are okay.
    • Our volunteers can transport seniors using walkers or canes, but sorry no wheelchairs.
    • Our volunteers help seniors from 9am to 9pm 7 days a week, so please schedule appointments on or after 9:30am to allow transportation time.
  2. Our office logs the request and looks for a volunteer to help fill the request.
  3. Once a volunteer is found, the volunteer will contact the senior client. If not an appointment, the volunteer will arrange a date/time to help. If no volunteer is found, the office will inform the senior client and provide options or referrals, as needed
  4. Services are provided free of charge. However after the service is completed, the office will send a donation envelope to the senior client. Donations are not required, but much appreciated. Please do not give donations directly to our volunteers.