LEWISTON — Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice has scheduled its next session for those who wish to offer general volunteer support to patients. It will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, at AHCH’s Lewiston Office, 15 Strawberry Road.

Volunteers are needed to assist with many tasks, including transporting patients to medical appointments, picking up medications or groceries, assisting with meal preparation at the Hospice House, welcoming visitors to the Hospice House and other assorted office tasks.

Anyone interested should call 207-795-9580 or 1-800-482-7412, ext. 1280, by Friday, Jan. 19, to schedule a brief phone screening and begin the application process. The training, background check and TB testing are provided at no cost to volunteers. AHCH asks that volunteers commit at least two hours a week during the next year.

Volunteers are needed for placement throughout the agency’s service area, which includes all of Androscoggin, Franklin and Oxford counties, northern Cumberland County and parts of Kennebec, Sagadahoc and Somerset counties.

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