**Our number has changed a few times in the last week, the new, correct number is 803-602-6434. Sorry for any inconvenience!**
To Become a Volunteer. . .
click here to fill out an application form.
To Become a Member . . .
click here to fill out an online member application form, OR download a form to print and mail in, OR call to have a form mailed to you. Please do not include any payment with your application. You will be contacted by a volunteer from The FriendShip for follow-up.
Trained Volunteers provide personalized assistance, such as driving members to appointments, running errands, and helping to figure out home maintenance needs and solutions.
Preferred Provider Referrals. Members can obtain referrals to member-recommended businesses that have been checked for licenses, insurance, bonding, and ongoing member feedback.
Activities & Programs to support member interests and to facilitate friendship, social connection and engagement in the community.
Click here for more details.
(803) 602-6434 Ext. 102
2827 Wheat Street
Columbia, SC 29205
How to Apply
Volunteers and members join together to provide a network of support that empowers seniors to lead healthy, independent, active, engaged lifestyles while living in their own homes and communities.
The FriendShip is a non-profit organization that offers programs and services to support members age 50 and over who wish—and are able—to age-in-place.
An age-in-place non-profit for Columbia, SC
$600 for one member
$900 2-member household
Note: The renewal date for members who joined in July, August, or September 2015 is October 1, 2016.
Limitations: The FriendShip is not able to provide medical or personal care services, transportation services to those in wheelchairs, services to those who live in a designated senior residence, or services to those with dementia.
What does it cost?