How Papa Helps

Papa Pals offer a hand to help, a shoulder to lean on, and an ear to listen—when, where, and how you need it most.

Companionship

Papa Pals love a good card game, stroll down memory lane, or a new recipe. If it’s good company you need, they’ve got it in spades.

Transportation

Need a ride to a doctor’s appointment, help running errands, or picking up groceries? They’ll get you safely where you need to go.

Everyday Tasks

Keeping up with the house can be overwhelming. Papa Pals offer light cleaning and yard work, meal prep, organizing, pet help, and more.

Technology Assistance

Our Papa Pals are here to help you set up and learn how to use devices and applications to stay in touch with loved ones, enjoy games, and so much more.

Contactless Grocery Door Drop

Nutritious food comes right to your front door with Papa. We’ll shop for and deliver the groceries you order (costs not included).

Virtual Visits

We make it easy to have a Papa Pal, no matter where you’re located. Meaningful connections and support are just a phone call or video chat away.

How to get started

Making your next best pal is a cinch. Call 888-345-2849 (TTY: 711) to enroll and schedule live or virtual visits!

Give us a call to enroll and start using your health plan-sponsored Papa benefit.

Schedule your first visit and tell us when, where, and how we can help.

Let us know how your Papa Pal did so that we can help you find the perfect match!

Monday through Friday 8 AM – 11 PM, Saturday and Sunday 8 AM – 8 PM EST.

Papa is an independent company that supports Braven Health in the administration of in-home support services. Products are provided by Braven Health, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. The Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® names and symbols are registered marks of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. The Braven Health℠ name and symbols are service marks of Braven Health. ©2022 Braven Health. Three Penn Plaza East, Newark, New Jersey 07105.

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