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Darl has lived in her SW Portland home for 46 years; Byron has moved 33 times in his lifetime. Neither intends to move again. 90% of US seniors want to remain in our homes for as long as possible; most of us can with the help of a Village.

River West volunteers do the kind of tasks friends, neighbors and family might do. Sometimes something as simple as someone to take laundry down steep basement steps, change a smoke alarm battery or rake leaves to keep your walkways clear can make all the difference.

  • Occasional light housekeeping
  • Occasional light yard and garden care
  • Routine maintenance
  • Item repair
  • Simple sewing and mending
  • Running errands
  • Assistance with your laptop, smart phone or tablet
  • Transportation to appointments, shopping, events
  • Checking on your home when you are away
  • Referral to vetted vendors for projects beyond our scope and a volunteer to be with you when the vendor is on-site