Our Services

Arts Buddy – We connect a CAUSEWAY volunteer with a person who would like to attend live performances in the area,  Arts Buddy pass is $5.00 and are purchased through Causeway office and one pass admits two people to the performance at …

  • La Crosse Community Theatre
  • Marie W. Heider Center for the Arts
  • UWL Tollerud Theatre
  • Viterbo Fine Arts

Home Chores – We connect a CAUSEWAY volunteer with a person who has simple home chores throughout the year…these are a few examples of the types of chores a volunteer could help with:

  • Window washing, changing out storm windows
  • Raking leaves or snow shoveling
  • Cleaning out a gutter
  • Weeding a flower bed
  • Trimming a small tree or bush with a hand pruner
  • Fixing a leaky faucet or toilet
  • Changing light bulbs
  • Small home repairs
  • Caulking a tub
  • Painting a room
  • Helping to assemble items

Visits or Outings – We connect a CAUSEWAY volunteer with a person who would like a volunteer to come to their home for a visit.  During a visit they can…

  • Talk on the phone
  • Chat about family, friends or community events
  • Play cards
  • Craft
  • Do some baking
  • Scrapbook
  • Watch a movie
  • Go outside in the nice weather

CAUSEWAY volunteers would like to be connected with you for outings to….

  • Go out for a cup of coffee
  • Drive around the area
  • Go see the paddle wheelers on the river
  • Attend a church function
  • Try their luck at fishing
  • Go for a stroll
  • Volunteer at the Green House
  • Go to a movie
  • Have lunch
  • Go to Grand Dad’s Bluff or local park
  • Get to a health or personal appointment

Reading – We connect a CAUSEWAY volunteer with a person who would like…

  • Sharing a good book, magazine or newspaper
  • Finding books on tape
  • Outings to library
  • Reading mail

Bookwork – We connect a CAUSEWAY volunteer with a person who needs assistance…

  • Reading mail
  • Help sorting and organizing paperwork
  • Processing bills
  • Assistance with correspondence

Writing – We connect a CAUSEWAY volunteer with a person who would like…

  • Assistance with correspondence
  • Writing special occasion and seasonal cards
  • Assistance writing or emailing letters to friends and family

Shopping/Errands – We connect a CAUSEWAY volunteer with you to assist with…

  • Grocery shopping – with a person or from a list
  • Clothes or shoe shopping
  • Household item shopping
  • Drug Store Item shopping
  • Dollar Store item shopping
  • Assistance finding items in the stores
  • Help with putting the items away at home.

If a person needs a volunteer for assistance with errands, they can be a help in getting to…

  • Banking
  • Post office
  • Pick-up a prescription
  • Eye Glasses – Exam or pick-up new glasses
  • Blood pressure screeninge
  • Tax Preparation

Criteria for Services:

CAUSEWAY services are currently available for any recipient within La Crosse county who meets the following criteria:

  1. Individuals with a secure background check will be eligible for services
  2. Individual over the age of 60 are considered within the older individual/Elderly range
  3. Individual with disabilities over the age of 18 are considered within the service range
  4. Individual with cancer over the age of 18 are considered within the service range
  5. Individuals who live in La Crosse County are eligible.  Residence can be a home, apartment, assisted living facility, group home, nursing home or under the care of another person, be it family or friend.

Causeway Caregivers Does Not Provide the Following Services:

  • Mowing or Trimming Grass
    Our Volunteer Insurance prohibits use of gas powered mower, trimmer, etc.
  • Help Moving by Transporting Items from former to new locale
    Insurance prohibits because of liability & average age, injury of volunteers 
  • Certain Electrical, Plumbing or Heat/AC Repairs
    Certification required for repair work in WI and MN.
  • Light Housekeeping
    Do not have the volunteers. If volunteers become available, will reinstate 

Call Causeway today if you would like to volunteer or register for volunteer services! 608-775-9999

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