Term Companionship
Code PH-1400
Definition Programs that provide friendship and shared activities and/or appropriate role models for individuals who suffer from lack of company, loneliness or social isolation; who need emotional support from a "buddy" to cope with a difficult life situation; who need practice conversing in English; or who lack the companionship and guidance of an adult or figure or peer role model.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 9/26/05
Use References Companion Programs
Friendship Programs
See Also References Companionship Volunteer Opportunities (PX-2300.1700)
Intergenerational Programs (PS-3300)
External Classification Terms Companionship (NPC P05.04)
Family Community Support (ACH H-01)
Family Services (NTE P40)
Individual, Family and Community Support (AIRS IF-330)
Individual/Family Services (CAN IF-330)
Related Concepts
Facet Service
Bibliographic References

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