OASIS: A Catholic charities Program supported by St. Mel volunteers and sponsored by the Guadalupe Center
If you are a senior in need of the assistance of an OASIS volunteer call:
What is OASIS?
The purpose of OASIS is to keep older adults in their homes and connected to the community.
Who receives services?
Any older adult 65 years and older is eligible. Volunteers are matched on an as needed basis but most visit their client regularly, usually once a week.
What services are provided?
OASIS parish volunteers are friendly visitors who help with everyday activities like shopping, reading mail, errands and getting to the doctor.
If you are a senior needing one of the following services:
- transportation to medical appointments, shopping, hairdresser, stc.
- repsite care for family caregivers who need time to take care of their own needs
- light housekeeping
- information and referral
- minor home repairs (depending on availability of handyman volunteers)
to download an application for OASIS services.