Getting Better Together

Getting Better Together Adult Services offers a variety of supports to adults 18+ who want to improve or maintain their mental health and wellbeing. Our services are either discounted or free and these include:

1:1 Home Visiting & Befriending for those 55+
Group Befriending offered across various settings
Telephone Befriending and wellbeing calls
Intergenerational Sessions
Social Prescribing
Financial Inclusion
Carer Connector

Information for volunteers

Volunteers should be 18 yrs + and have an interest in reducing isolation & Loneliness for individuals across the Wishaw and Shotts locality.
We can offer a number of befriending opportunities.
Volunteers can support:
1) Telephone befriending - designed to offer house bound clients a weekly chat.
2) 1:1 Befriending - offering clients a 2 hour weekly visit for 12 weeks to re-engage them into their community.
3) Group befriending across our various groups such as: sewing group, art group, afternoon teas, day trips, GBT workshop to mention a few.

Full training & Support will be provided.
Volunteer Befriender will receive full 'out of pocket expenses' and travel expenses for providing their much valued expertise and time

Contact

Catherine Carson
Getting Better Together
Shotts Healthy Learning Centre
Kirk Road
North Lanarkshire
ML7 5ET

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