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2023

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Friendly Visitor Training

Saturday, February 4, 2023
10:00 am3:00 pm
Virtual: link coming soon!

Volunteers will be required to take part in a two-part training that includes "Working with Older Adults" and "Setting and Maintaining Boundaries with Older Adults." Both trainings will occur on the same day with a lunch break in-between. Lunch will be provided to on-site volunteers. These trainings will help prepare for all that is needed for the program and will be held by NWNEPA employees to allow for necessary questions. It will be held in the lower level of the office and volunteers will sign up when they submit the application.

Safety Kit Week

Sunday, February 19, 2023Friday, February 24, 2023

In collaboration with the University of Scranton's Occupational Therapy Department, we are seeking groups of 2-5 volunteers to assist with the installation of Home Matters Safety Kits in older adults' homes. Safety kits include items such as fire extinguishers, smoke alarms, light bulbs and more. The installation of safety kits will give older adult homeowners the ability to live safely and with dignity within their homes. A week-long safety kit volunteer event will take place from February 20-24.

Applications are available via the link below. All applications must be submitted to Alyssa Espinoza by February 13.

Paint the Town

Monday, May 8, 2023Saturday, May 13, 2023

NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania will serve numerous older adult homeowners with much-needed small home repair services and safety kit installations throughout Lackawanna County as part of Paint the Town.

Stay tuned for information on how to register and get involved!

SafetyWorks Week 2023

Sunday, July 2, 2023Saturday, July 8, 2023

NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania and Group Mission Trips will serve numerous older adult homeowners with much-needed home repairs and improvements throughout Lackawanna County as part of SafetyWorks Week for Seniors.

Paint the Town

Sunday, September 24, 2023Saturday, September 30, 2023

NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania will serve numerous older adult homeowners with much-needed small home repair services and safety kit installations throughout Lackawanna County as part of Paint the Town.

Stay tuned for information on how to register and get involved!

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