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 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.