Interested individuals can join for a small monthly fee and they are matched with vetted and trained volunteers to help with household tasks, errands, social visits, outside tasks, transportation, and more to help individuals age in place and mitigate social isolation. Membership types include; Full membership for individuals needing services, a Social membership, Short-Term membership, and Foundation memberships for those who only participate in social and educational events and are not requesting services.
Members must be 18 years old or older and a resident of Union County Ohio.
Services provided are completed by volunteers, NOT home health workers or medical professionals. Individuals who need one on one care may not be the right fit for the program.
Member Types and Fees:
Full Membership: Individuals have access to everything UCN2N offers including; volunteer provided services, social activities, care packages, well checks, friendly cards, newsletters and educational opportunities. $180 for a full year individual membership.
Foundation Membership: This membership is for individuals who believe in UCN2N's mission and want to support the program on an ongoing basis. Foundation members are invited to all social and educational events put on by UCN2N but do not receive volunteer provided services. $120 for a full year individual membership.
Short Term Membership: Member receives well checks, grocery and errand delivery, friendly cards, care packages and newsletters. This membership DOES NOT cover any volunteer transportation services. This is ideal for support during the pandemic, or short term support following surgery or a stay at a long term care facility. This can be renewed on a case by case basis. Individual pays a one time fee of $30 for 3 months.
Social Membership. Individuals have access to ALL social and educational events and opportunities, friendly visitors, well checks, friendly cards and newsletters, and care packages. Individuals do not have access to volunteer provided services outside of well checks and friendly visitors. This is ideal for individuals who are homebound and are looking for connection. $120 for a full year individual membership
For all Memberships: Members can pay annually or quarterly. Individual Individuals may be eligible for financial assistance through our scholarship program.