Programs for Seniors

A Caring Place Adult Day Services

317-466-0015
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Therapeutic, safe day care for adults with physical and/or cognitive impairments. Services are offered at A Caring Place at 4609 N. Capitol Ave.

‘Beautiful things happen here’: A Caring Place celebrates 25 years of providing compassion, care for older adults Read more.

Read how Adult Day Services supports families and seniors.

Job Openings:

Transporter/Bus Driver - Part time

CNA - Full time

Please call 317-466-0015 for more information regarding either opening.

Caregiver Support

317-261-3378
Email Monica for more information.

Support groups for family and friends caring for adults aged 60 and older. Caregiving can be emotionally and physically demanding. The groups are a way for individuals to meet, share with and learn from others experiencing caregiving issues. Depending on the month, the groups may be open discussion or there may be a focused presentation. Support group benefits can include feeling less isolated, the ability to speak honestly without being judged, improving coping skills, and increasing knowledge of resources.

Northside: Indiana Interchurch Center
1100 W 42nd street 46208
Fourth Thursday of the month, 5:30 -7p.m.

Southside: St. Mark Catholic School
541 E Edgewood Ave, Indianapolis, 46227
Third Monday of the month, 5:30- 7p.m.

Senior Companion Program

Catholic Charities Indianapolis is currently looking for men and women 55+ that are kind, gentle, patient, enjoys older adults, eager to learn new things, reliable and trustworthy to become a Senior Companion. Do you or know a friend, family, Parish member, or neighbor with these qualities? Please join the Senior Companion Program. Upon successful completion of the application process you will receive training and be matched with a frail older adult in need of a little help and would enjoy a new friend. You will receive a small tax-free stipend($$), travel reimbursement and be eligible for vacation and holiday pay. Kindly call (317) 236-1565 we will be happy to talk with you. * There is an income threshold for Senior Companions.

317-236-1565
Email Joyce for more information.

Senior Companion volunteers provide the gift of friendship to older adults through regularly scheduled home visits. Companions assist in preventing feelings of loneliness and social isolation while improving self-esteem.

Catholic Charities Indianapolis (CCI) sponsors the Senior Companion Program (SCP). CCI assures Senior Companion volunteers are carefully screened and receive pre-service, as well as on-going training and support. The Corporation for National & Community Service, a federal agency, provides major funds and administers the SCP.

RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program)

317-261-3378
Email Monica for more information.

Volunteer opportunities for adults aged 55 and older to use their lifetime of knowledge to significantly impact the community. RSVP works as a volunteer clearinghouse, connecting adults with Catholic Charities programs and other local organizations with volunteer needs. Time commitment is flexible. There are no education or skill requirements. RSVP is a Senior Corps program of the Corporation for National & Community Service.

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