South Derbyshire CVS

South Derbyshire CVS runs a befriending service called Connect Befriending which covers the South Derbyshire area and is for any vulnerable adult. South Derbyshire CVS also have the contract to deliver the IsLAND project (Isolation & Loneliness Action Networks Derbyshire), a network of befriending organisations across Derbyshire.

Information for volunteers

Connect Befriending

South Derbyshire CVS volunteer befrienders and buddies are there for adults of any age living in South Derbyshire, who are feeling isolated or finding it difficult to get out and do the things they would like to do - whatever the reason.

Depending on what you want to do, the role could be:
- Visiting someone at their home
- Telephoning them for a friendly chat
- Supporting them to get out and take part in activities outside the home.

To find out more contact us on 01283 219761 or email us at


Isolation & Loneliness Action Networks Derbyshire is a partnership of organisations providing befriending services to adults in Derbyshire. Volunteer befrienders are all ages and from all parts of Derbyshire - please email us at to find out more.


Kerrie Fletcher
South Derbyshire CVS
46-48 Grove Street
DE11 9DD

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