About Us

About Care is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that was founded by Barbara and Buzz Bradley in June of 2006. Barbara, who had been the Executive Director of Neighbors Who Care, began the organization when she realized that there were no services for the homebound in Chandler. After creating About Care, Barbara and Buzz expanded service to Gilbert residents.

Sixteen years later, the About Care team still strives to empower independent living in Chandler, Gilbert, Queen Creek, and San Tan Valley, Arizona. In a recent Needs Assessment completed by an independent consulting firm for the City of Chandler, About Care was recognized as one of only two organizations in the assessment summary that are making a difference in the lives of the elder communities they serve.

About Care Mission: To deliver caring and compassionate support services using trained volunteers with special concern for the homebound elderly and and disabled residents of Chandler, Gilbert, Queen Creek, and San Tan Valley, Arizona.

About Care Goal: To encourage and enable independent living by assisting our neighbors to continue living in their homes with dignity and self-respect.

What We Do

About Care Services are available on a weekly, monthly or one-time basis. Because of our wonderful volunteer base and donors, we are able to provide clients with the following services at no cost. If you are in need of any of the services listed or know someone who is, please call 480.802.2331.

Business Help

Business Help

Volunteers assist the client with the organization of bill payments, finances, etc.

Friendly Visits

Friendly Visits

Volunteers visit clients to provide company and social interaction.

Fundraising

Fundraising

Raising awareness and funds to support the ongoing mission and goals of About Care

Information & Referrals

Information & Referrals

Don't see the service you need? Don't worry! We will refer you to someone who can help.

Minor Home Repairs

Minor Home Repairs

Volunteers stop by to help the client change light bulbs, filters, etc.

Reassurance Phone Calls

Reassurance Phone Calls

Weekly telephone calls to check on the client's welfare.

Respite Care

Respite Care

Provide break time to the primary, full-time caregiver while offering companionship and overseeing safety.

Shopping and Errands

Shopping and Errands

Shop for or with the clients for groceries, clothes, etc.

Transportation

Transportation

Provide clients with transportation to medical and/or social appointments.

Caring Volunteers Needed

Here are ten reasons why you should volunteer with About Care.  Apply Today

  • You make a difference.
  • You get a chance to give back.
  • You strengthen your community.
  • Its good for you and for the person you are serving.
  • You gain professional experience.
  • You find purpose.
  • You explore new areas of interest.
  • You meet new people.
  • Volunteering builds your self-esteem.
  • You contribute to a cause you care about.

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