Telephone Assurance Program (TAP)
Arrange to have a volunteer call each weekday at a prearranged time to ensure the safety and well-being of seniors and adults with physical disabilities living alone.
For more information, please call 613-236-0428, extension 2235.
Are You Eligible?
Services are available to seniors 55+ and adults with physical disabilities who live north of the Queensway between Preston Street and Blair Road. If you live outside of this area, please check online at http://www.ocsc.ca to find which agency can help you in your home.
Please note: services are provided with or without membership to The Good Companions.
All new clients must undergo a telephone assessment prior to receiving services in the home(on some occasions a home visit may be required). Please call 613-236-0428 for more information. Please note that TAP calls are not offered on weekends or statutory and civic holidays .
For individuals looking for a 24-hour emergency response system, please check out the Bruyère Helpline: http://www.bruyere.org/en/bruyere-helpline.
Interested in Helping?
If you are interested in volunteering to be a Telephone Assurance Caller, please download and submit a Volunteer Application. Volunteers can opt to make their calls from the comfort of their own home.