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Refer an Elder

Help bring friendship to an elder aging alone

Do you know of an elder living alone in Chicago, Northwest Indiana, or Kane and DuPage counties? Someone who rarely has visitors or anyone to chat with? An elder unable to get out often or even at all? 

To become an LBFE member, one must simply be a resident of Chicago, Northwest Indiana, or Kane and DuPage counties, be 70 years or older and have limited social contacts or nearby family members. We serve English- and Spanish-speaking elders and have bilingual volunteers and staff who visit and help our elders.

If you know of an elder who would benefit from our services, or if you are an elder in the areas we serve, call us at 312-455-1000. You can also email us or fill out the form below, and we’ll reach out for a conversation. If you’re referring an elder, we’ll ensure he or she is eligible and wishes to participate. 

  • Please include YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS, so we can quickly reach out with any additional questions about the elder you're referring.