Meaningful connections for older adults.

We are Friends & Co, formerly Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly.

Our Vision:
A world where every older adult thrives in meaningful relationships.

Our Mission:
Friends & Co celebrates aging through community-led service that fosters meaningful connections for everyone.

Our Commitment to Equity:
Friends & Co continues to build a more inclusive and diverse organization where everyone is welcome and feels a sense of belonging.

Our Services

Coffee Talk

Coffee Talk

A commitment-free drop-in chat line when a friendly voice is needed the most.

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Phone Companions

Phone Companions

Lasting phone friendships for feeling warm, vibrant, connected, and engaged.

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Visiting Companions

Visiting Companions

Experience the joy of in-person friendship and companionship.

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Get Involved

Whether you join us to participate in our services for older adults, become a volunteer, a supporter, or choose to do both, you will be joining an established, trusted, accepting, compassionate, connected community, where everyone’s contributions matter and everyone is always welcome regardless of race, religion, age, orientation, gender, or beliefs.

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In the news

May 17, 2023

Jethra Kapp has joined Friends & Co

Jethra Kapp has joined Friends & Co as the new Director of Program Development.

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May 10, 2023

Friends & Co Unveils New Van

Friends & Co, has launched its latest initiative to connect people and communities, its new Community Connector Van.

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May 2, 2023

Surgeon general lays out loneliness framework

The surgeon general lays out a framework to tackle loneliness and 'mend the social fabric of our nation.'

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Community Impact

In 2022, we achieved:

1,180 Volunteers served 12.284 hours
656 Older adults served

Make an impact

Your gift brings hope to older adults.
Friends & Co relies on the generosity of friends like you to help provide isolated older adults with companionship and a sense of belonging.