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

September 15, 2023

F&C Celebrates 50 years serving older adults in MN

Thank you for all who helped us celebrate!

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Friends & Co Celebrated 50 Years in MN!
September 12, 2023

Friends & Co Celebrates 50 Years

Friends & Co: Celebrates 50 Years of Alleviating Loneliness for Older Adults.

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Olivia Clark
September 6, 2023

Welcome Olivia!

Friends & Co Welcomes Intern, Olivia Clark.

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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.