Pals Connect is a friendly visitor program for older LGBTQ2S community members.


Are you an older LGBTQ2S community member (50+) who wants to make meaningful connections with a new pal?

Or an LGBTQ2S community member or ally (18+) interested in fostering friendship and enriching supports for older LGBTQ2S communities?

The 519’s Pals Connect friendly visiting program is accepting participant and volunteer applications. Be part of establishing a new intergenerational program based in mutual care, learning and friendship.



Inviting 50+ LGBTQ2S community members

As a participant, you'll be matched with a volunteer who will visit you once a week for at least six months.

Participant application window: May 7, 2018 - Ongoing

Apply now to be a participant



Inviting everyone 18+ interested in intergenerational engagement

As a volunteer, after receiving training, you will be matched with an older community member to visit every week for at least six months.

Volunteer application window: May 7, 2018 - May 22, 2018

Apply now to be a volunteer



Please visit the registration links above to apply as a program participant or volunteer.

Hardcopy application forms may also be requested and submitted at The 519's Front Desk.

For more information about this program, please contact:



Funded by: New Horizons for Seniors