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

November 27, 2023

Celebrating The Life and Love of Anna

Our Friends, Anna Gremer, Age 106, passed away on November 14, 2023.

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November 20, 2023

Saying Goodbye To A Friend

It is with great sadness we have to say goodbye to our member and friend David Schliep.

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October 23, 2023

F&C launches Holiday Cards Connect

Friends & Co announces its latest program, "Holiday Cards Connect." Program.

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Community Impact

In 2022, we achieved:

1,180 Volunteers served 12.284 hours
20,000+ Older adults reached
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.