Volunteers Needed

Do You Enjoy Working with People?  Share Your Time & Talents!

Light office help needed.

Livingston County Catholic Charities (LCCC) is looking for volunteers who are interested in light clerical duties and who like working with older adults.  Duties include (but are not limited to): scheduling volunteers for friendly home visits and transportation for older adults to appointments; filing; answering phones; computer work – MS Word and Excel. A minimum of two hours a week  – flexible on days and times.

Bring Joy to a Homebound Senior!
Are you looking for a lunch date?  Do you enjoy playing cards or discussing current events?

Livingston County Catholic Charities (LCCC) is looking for volunteers who like working with older adults.  Opportunities include (but are not limited to): friendly home visits; transport older adults to appointments; errands; and respite care for family members.

An hour or two a week or month can make the world of difference to a homebound senior!

If you know of anyone that would benefit from these services or if you would like to become a volunteer, please contact Linda Bauby of LCCC at (517)545-5944 ext. 121 or linda@livingstoncatholiccharities.org.

Share Your Talents at Be Our Guest Adult Day!

Do you enjoy playing cards, bingo, word games, art projects, baking, gardening, sing-a-longs, and much more?  We may be what you are looking for.  Join us at our supervised senior center, Be Our Guest Adult Day (BOGADS).   BOGADS currently has volunteer opportunities.  We offer scheduling flexibility with a commitment up to 2-4 hours a month.

To learn how you can become a volunteer, contact Suzi or Katie at 517-546-9910 or suzi@livingstoncatholiccharities.org.  We look forward to spending time with you!

Currently there are over 200 children in Livingston County in Foster Care!  Unfortunately there are not enough foster homes licensed in Livingston County that will allow the children to stay local in their communities while the families work toward reunification.

Thinking of becoming a foster parent?  Livingston County Catholic Charities (LCCC) is holding an orientation for persons interested in learning more about foster care

Date: 3rd Monday of each month S

Time:  5:00pm – 7:00pm

Place:  LCCC, 2020 E. Grand River #101, Howell

R.S.V.P.:  Call Amanda today to reserve your spot – (517) 545-5944

LCCC is seeking to increase the number of available foster homes in Livingston County to serve the growing number of children entering foster care.  Currently there are not enough local homes to accommodate abused and/or neglected children to keep them close to their home of origin in order to maintain stability in their lives.

Do you have room in your heart and home for one more child?  If so, please call to reserve your spot.

 

Surviving and Enjoying the Holidays as a Dementia Caregiver

 Tips for Surviving and Enjoying the Holidays!

An education program by the Alzheimer’s Assoc.  This program addresses the feelings, challenges, expectations and exhaustion brought on by the traditional celebration of the holidays and offers caregivers some alternatives designed to maintain safety, familiarity, comfort and inclusion for their loved ones and themselves.  Changes in gift-giving and merry-making can improve the holidays for both the caregiver and person with memory loss.  Join us as we talk about ways to make your holiday celebrations more successful and enjoyable.

Date:  Wednesday,  December 6, 2017

Time:  4:30pm – 6:00pm

Location:  Be Our Guest Adult Day, 2020 E. Grand River #103, Howell

Cost:  Free – but a donation of $10 per person or family is appreciated.

Registration is Required.  Call 800-272-3900 to register.  Programs with less than 5 registrants are subject to cancellation.

 

Drop-in Substance Abuse Engagement Group

Livingston County Catholic Charities (LCCC) offers an Engagement Group for people struggling with substance use/abuse. The group is free and open to everyone!

Group days are:

  • Monday (6p-7:30p)
  • Wednesday (10:30a-12p)
  • Fridays (10a-11:30a)

Come to one group, come to all each week!

We also have a Substance Abuse Coordinator that carries a cell phone 24hrs a day: 517-375-1652.

LCCC additionally has outpatient services with therapists trained & certified in substance abuse treatment. Additionally, Community Mental Health (800-615-1245) offers the ACCESS program and provides screenings for substance abuse services. Anyone who would like more information, please call Livington County Catholic Charities at 517-545-5944 and ask for the clinical director or the substance abuse coordinator.