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Alzheimer Scotland is the leading dementia organisation in Scotland. We campaign for the rights of people with dementia and their families and provide an extensive range of innovative support services. These support services include a number of volunteer befriending projects.
160 Dundee Street
Tel: 0131 243 1453
Arthritis Care Scotland
There are over 200 different forms of arthritis and it affects over 700,000 people in Scotland, 1,000 of whom are children. Arthritis Care offers a range of services aimed at providing support and information to every one of them. We deliver quality self-management training to enable people with arthritis to live a better quality of life. Staying Connected is a new service offering specialist mentoring in self-management for older people with arthritis, helping to reduce social isolation and loneliness in Nairnshire.
283 West Campbell Street
Tel: 0141 954 7776
Bath and Main Associates
Successful consultancy specialising in working with the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise sector. Particular interest in and track record of supporting befriending services.
4 Cavendish Mews
Tel: 07813 977798
Butterfly Trust (Cystic Fibrosis)
The Butterfly Trust provides direct Social Support, in the community, for people affected by Cystic Fibrosis across the whole of Scotland. One of the services we offer is Befriending for children and young people and Mentoring for young adults who need additional support. The services are provided by our trained volunteers who support people in their local community. We are currently looking for volunteers to fulfil a variety of roles, please get in touch if you have some spare time you would like to use to help someone with Cystic Fibrosis in Scotland.
109/3 Swanston Road
Tel: 0131 445 5590
Care for the Family
Care for the Family is a UK charity that aims to promote strong family life and support those who face family difficulties. Our work is focused on three areas: Parenting, Marriage/Couple Support and Bereavement. We run telephone befriending schemes for Bereaved Parents, those Widowed Young and Parents of Children with Additional Needs.
Carr Gomm is a person-centred organisation that supports people to lead their lives safely and to do the things they want to do. We do this by providing support at home and in supported services which are delivered by highly trained and committed workers. We are committed to helping the people we support to widen their network of friends and interests. For this reason we are currently piloting an Interest Sharing Project for people we support within a number of our Edinburgh Services.
11 Harewood Road
Tel: 0131 659 4700
D&G LGBT Plus
Having opened in 2015, D&G LGBT Plus is a relatively new charity. Our aim is to support LGBT Plus adults, their families and carers who are affected by issues of sexual orientation and gender identity. We offer a variety of support services including: one to one support, advocacy, befriending and CBT therapy. Through the help of our volunteers, we regularly hold social events across Dumfries and Galloways. We also provide LGBT Plus training to organisations within Dumfries and Galloways.
100 High Street
Dumfries and Galloways
Tel: 0800 020 9653
Dumfries & Galloway Befriending Project
Dumfries & Galloway Befriending Project recruits, trains and supports adult volunteers to befriend vulnerable young people (8 - 18 years) on a one-to-one basis.
19 Bank Street
Tel: 01387 247812
Food Train Friends
Food Train offers an award winning befriending service called Food Train Friends � We cover all of Dumfries & Galloway (except the Stewartry area at present) We have a Project Manager, 3 x Befriending Development Officers and a FT Office Administrator to manage, co-ordinate and extend the services on offer. �Friends� offer a combination of telephone befriending, 1-2-1 home visits and trips out (group outings) for our customers. We aim to improve the quality of life of our local older people through befriending. Please contact us for more information.
30 Castle Street
Dumfries & Galloway
Independent Age provides support to older people enabling them to live independently with choice and control.
18 Avonmore Road
intandem is the national mentoring programme for Scotland's young people. Focused initially on supporting charities to mentor young people aged 8-14 who are under the care of a local authority and at home. Funded by Scottish Government, applications for first phase of funding should be received by 9 September 2016, with awards being made in November 2016.
502 Gorgie Road
Tel: 0131 442 8760
Legion Scotland assists all ex-service men and women of all ages across Scotland to adapt to civilian life by providing community, friendship and practical advice, whether they left military service yesterday or many years ago. Our wellbeing and befriending service promotes fellowship and offers advice and signposting to veterans who have a range of problems resulting from military service such as isolation, unemployment, housing issues, bereavement, and benefits amongst others.
Stephen Baird, Head of Wellbeing
New Haig House
Logie Green Road
Tel: 0131 550 1560
Macmillan Cancer Support
Support for people living with cancer
132 Rose Street
Paths for All
We want to get Scotland walking, everyone, everyday, everywhere. Paths for All is a Scottish charity. We champion everyday walking as the way to a happier, healthier Scotland. Our aim is to significantly increase the number of people who choose to walk in Scotland - whether that's leisure walking or active-choice walking to work, school or shops. We want to create a happier, healthier Scotland, where increased physical activity improves quality of life and wellbeing for all.
Tel: 01259 222888
Polycystic Kidney Disease Charity
Around 70,000 adults and children in the UK have PKD. Over 12 million are affected worldwide. We support those affected, their families and carers, with information, help and understanding. We raise awareness and fund research into the causes of PKD, with the aim of discovering treatments and a cure.
91 Royal College St
Tel: 020 7387 0543
The No1 Befriending Agency
The Befriending Association helps people live fuller better lives while in their homes by providing a companionship service to those over 65s. Our service provides bespoke befriending (being-a-friend) to those who may be lonely, physically or socially isolated from friends and family who would normally be around them.
81 Beardmore Way
The Silver Line
The Silver Line is the only confidential, free helpline for older people across the UK, open every day and night of the year. Our specially trained helpline staff: • Offer information, friendship and advice • Link callers to local groups and services • Protect and support those who are suffering abuse and neglect If callers would like to be put in touch with Silver Line Friends, they can receive a weekly friendship call or a regular friendship letter from a volunteer friend.
19-23 Featherstone Street
Tel: 020 7224 2020
The Silver Line Helpline
The Silver Line is the only confidential, free helpline for older people across the UK, open every day and night of the year. Our specially trained helpline staff: • Offer information, friendship and advice • Link callers to local groups and services • Protect and support those who are suffering abuse and neglect If callers would like to be put in touch with Silver Line Friends, they can receive a weekly friendship call or a regular friendship letter. Silver Line Friends are volunteers who have contacted The Silver Line because they enjoy talking to older people.
19-23 Featherstone Street