Action Wellness Buddy Program
Action Wellness is a Philadelphia-based organization committed to helping people living with chronic illness. The Buddy Program at Action Wellness provides volunteers who supply emotional support, companionship, and occasional assistance with the tasks of daily living within a mutually agreed-upon schedule of contact. Action Wellness provides preliminary training and ongoing peer support for Buddies throughout their service. The Action Wellness Buddy Program is one of the oldest and largest Buddy programs in the US, with more than 200 dedicated Buddies serving over 250 individuals and families each year.