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Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis

Jo Murch , Action For Pulmonary Fibrosis, Stuart House, East Wing, St Johns Street, Cambridgeshire, PE1 5DD
Our telephone befrienders are trained volunteers who can give a listening ear by phone for anyone with Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) carers and family members over 18.

Age UK (national)

Age UK (national), 7th Floor, One America Square, 17 Crosswall, EC3N 2LB
Telephone friendship Age UK and our partner charity The Silver Line offer free telephone friendship services so you can enjoy chatting with someone over the phone, all from the comfort of your own home.

Alzheimer Scotland (Volunteer Service)

Lorna Shand, Alzheimer Scotland, 160 Dundee Street, Lothian, EH11 1DQ
The befriending service aims to make a real difference to the lives of people living with dementia by reducing loneliness and social isolation.

Beatson Cancer Charity

Paul Sheerin, Beatson Cancer Charity, 1053 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 0YN
Our Telephone Befriending service started at the start of the very first lockdown in March 2020 as part of our emergency COVID response.
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Big Hearts Community Trust (Big Hearts Befrienders)

Jane Harkin, Big Hearts Community Trust, Big Hearts Community Trust, Tynecastle Stadium, Gorgie Road, EH11 2NL
The Big Hearts Befrienders’ initiative helps improve the emotional wellbeing of young people aged 5 to 16 years old who are living in Kinship Care or who are socially isolated within the City of Edinburgh.
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Blind Veterans UK

Jess Wood, Blind Veterans UK, Blind Veterans UK, 3 Queen Square, WC1N 3AR
We are here to support anyone who has served in the Armed Forces, or who has done National Service, and who is now living with significant sight loss.

Butterfly Trust (Cystic Fibrosis)

Helen Tew, Butterfly Trust (Cystic Fibrosis), Swanston Steading, 109/3 Swanston Road, Lothian, EH10 7DS
The Butterfly Trust provides direct Social Support, in the community, for people affected by Cystic Fibrosis across the whole of Scotland.
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Care for the Family

Carol Humphreys, Care For The Family, Tovey House, Cleppa Park, , Newport, NP10 8BA, NP10 8BA
Care for the Family is a UK charity that aims to promote strong family life and support those who face family difficulties.
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Changes (Befriending East Lothian - Well Connected)

Zanjbeel, Changes, 108 Market St, EH21 6QA
Our Befriending service Well Connected helps individuals who may be struggling with low social contact, loneliness, isolation and low mental health.

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland

Liz Findlay, Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland, 2nd Floor, Hobart House, 80 Hanover Street, EH2 1EL
We are Scotland’s largest health charity working to help people with chest, heart and stroke conditions live life to the full.

Cyrenians OPAL (Opportunities for Active Lives)

Cyrenians OPAL, 27 George Stret, West Lothian, EH48 1PG
Cyrenians OPAL (Opportunities for Active Lives) operates across West Lothian and the Scottish Borders and aims to support people aged 60+ by creating and enriching communities which empower all to remain independent, living at home and socially connected.

Deaf Action (Befriending Service)

Deaf Action, Deaf Action, 49-51 Albany Street, Midlothian, EH1 3QY
We currently offer face-to-face and distance befriending throughout Edinburgh, Dundee and Glasgow to all deaf people aged 16+ who are experiencing difficulties or isolation due to their deafness.

Ecas

Sam Collins, Ecas, Norton Park, 57 Albion Road, Edinburgh, EH7 5QY
Ecas befriending offers friendship and companionship for isolated, physically disabled adults living in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh City Mission (Two's Company Befriending)

Naomi Amour, Edinburgh City Mission, 7 Washington Lane, EH11 2HA
Our Two's Company Befriending service offers dependable relationships to people aged 65 and older whose situations maybe made harder by social isolation or feelings of loneliness.

Edinburgh Garden Partners

Debs Hahn, Edinburgh Garden Partners, First Floor, 160 Causewayside, Lothian, EH9 1PR
We are a community organisation active across Edinburgh.

Epilepsy Action

Kathryn Hughes , Epilepsy Action, New Anstey House, Gate Way Drive, West Yorkshire, LS19 7XY
Our befriending service provides a regular weekly chat by phone or video to anyone who is feeling lonely, isolated or just needs someone to talk to.

Equal Futures

Shona Fleming, Equal Futures, The West House, Alpha Court, Swingbridge Road, NG31 7XT
Equal Futures promotes social inclusion for people with a learning disability and autism in Scotland.

Food Train (Food Train Friends)

Jim/Isobel , Food Train, 118 English Street, Dumfries & Galloway, DG1 2DE
Food Train offers a befriending service for people aged 65+ in Scotland, called Food Train Friends.

Forget Me Notes Project

Elizabeth White, Forget Me Notes Project, C/o 3 Allison Place, EH29 9BH
We are an Edinburgh-based charity, built on dementia-friendly values, that uses music to build relationship and combat isolation.

Health All Round

Catriona Windle, Health All Round, Health All Round, 24 Westfield Avenue, Midlothian, EH11 2 QH
Health All Round provides a range of services to improve health & well being for people living in South West Edinburgh.

Health in Mind

Kerry Girdwood, Health In Mind, 40 Shandwick Place, Dalhousie Road, EH2 4RT
Peer Connecting offers individual and group support for people over 18 who are looking to improve or manage their mental health and wellbeing.
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Home Link Family Support

Jane Ellis, Home Link Family Support, 1 Dalkeith Road Mews, Dalkeith Road, EH16 5GA
Volunteer to support families with pre-school children, at home, and provide practical and emotional support, we actively encourage family learning, so all children in their early years have the best start.

Home-Start East Lothian

Katy Pollock, Home-Start East Lothian, Early Years Centre, Sanderson's Wynd, East Lothian, EH33 1DA
Home-Start East Lothian supports vulnerable families with at least one child under five through the recruitment, training and placement of volunteer befrienders who can offer support, friendship and practical assistance.

Inspiring Scotland - intandem (intandem)

Susie White, Inspiring Scotland - Intandem, Inspiring Scotland, Suite 2, 14 New Mart Road, City Of Edinburgh, EH14 1RL
We know how crucial it is for all young people to have at least one long term relationship with a positive adult role-model.

Leuchie House (Leuchie at Home)

Sally, Leuchie House, Leuchie House, East Lothian, EH39 5NT
Leuchie House is a National Respite Centre for individuals with long term neurological conditions.

Linking Lives UK

Jeremy Sharpe, Linking Lives UK, PO Box 8279, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 9UN
There are 1.8 million people over 75 in the UK who are profoundly lonely.

Macular Society

Sharron Hart, Macular Society, Crown Chambers, South Street, Hampshire, SP10 2BN
Helping to reduce feelings of loneliness and isolation for people affected by macular degeneration.

MHA

Sally Metcalfe, MHA, Epworth House, 3 Stuart Street, Derbyshire, DE1 2EQ
MHA is an award-winning charity that inspires the best care and support at every stage in later life.

Migrant Help

Justė Marcinkevičiūtė, Migrant Help, 128 City Road, London, EC1V 2NX
Migrant Help, we exist to protect people affected by displacement and exploitation, helping them thrive as individuals and recover from their trauma.
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Move On (Move On Support Service)

Louise Stroobant, Move On, 5 Bakehouse Close, EH8 8DD
The Move On Support Service provides social and emotional support to young people aged 16-25 who have previously been affected by homelessness and who are living in the City of Edinburgh.

North Berwick Coastal Community Connections

Lynn Artesse, North Berwick Coastal Community Connections, North Berwick Community Centre, 8 Law Rd, -- All UK And Ireland --, EH39 4PN
If you are an adult living in the North Berwick Coastal area and are worried about you or someone you know becoming isolated or lonely, we may be able to help you.

NSPCC/Childline (Building Connections)

Adeniyi Alade, NSPCC/Childline, Weston House, 42 Curtain Road, EC2A 3NH
Building Connections is a national service focused on offering every child struggling with loneliness the opportunity to have a strong network around them, meaning they’re able to share their highs and lows with a supportive person.

Omega, Ending Isolation/Ending Loneliness (Chatterbox, Letterbox)

Pete Brophy , Omega, Ending Isolation/Ending Loneliness, London House, Town Walls, Shropshire, SY1 1TX
We help to keep people connected and living well in later life, particularly those over the age of 75 with life-limiting illness, those who are caregivers, those nearing the end of life, and those who are bereaved.

Oxgangs Care

Rachael Kerr, Oxgangs Care, 6-12 Firrhill Neuk, Oxgangs, EH13 9FF
Oxgangs Befriending Service offers one to one support to older people (60yrs +) living in the EH10 or EH13 postcode areas of Edinburgh.

Polycystic Kidney Disease Charity

Susan Muirhead, Polycystic Kidney Disease Charity, 86-90 Paul Street, EC2A 4NE
Around 70,000 adults and children in the UK have PKD.

Prestonfield & District Neighbourhood Workers Project

Linda Wright, Prestonfield & District Neighbourhood Workers Project, 63 Prestonfield Avenue, Midlothian, EH16 5EX
In the building since it was built, we have run day care, dementia day care, lunch clubs, a Men’s Group, a Women’s Group, a Mental Health Support Group and an Art Group.

Queensferry Churches Care in the Community - Befriending Project

Lorna Russell, Queensferry Churches Care In The Community - Befriending Project, The Haven, 25b Burgess Road, Edinburgh, EH30 9JA
We work with people over 60 with a wide range of health & social needs.

Racing Welfare (Check in and Chat)

Katie Panagarry, Racing Welfare, 20b Park Lane, Suffolk, CB8 8QD
We offer professional guidance and practical help to all of racing’s people – including stud, stable and racecourse staff, alongside those working in associated professions – whose dedication is vital for the wellbeing of racing.

Railway Benefit Fund

Emma Buckley, Railway Benefit Fund, Millennium House, 40 Nantwich Road, Cheshire, CW2 6AD
We run a telephone befriending service for anyone who is part of the rail community - current, retired, apprentices and former, all are welcome.

Rowan Alba Ltd (Community Alcohol Related Damage Service)

Tracey Stewart, Rowan Alba Ltd, SPACES @ 1 Lochrin Square, 92-98 Fountainbridge, EH3 9QA
We work with people who are lonely and isolated and many of the people who use our service have a problematic relationship with alcohol.

Scottish Cot Death Trust

Caroline McIntosh, Scottish Cot Death Trust, 5th Floor (5B), West Glasgow Ambulatory Care Hospital, Dalnair Street, Glasgow, G3 8SJ
Scottish Cot Death Trust was founded in 1985 and is the only charity in Scotland dedicated to the issue of the sudden unexpected death of babies and young children.

Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol and Drugs (Befriending service - Local Support)

Kiera Webster , Scottish Families Affected By Alcohol And Drugs, Edward House, 199 Sauchiehall Street, Lanarkshire, G2 3EX
We are looking for people to volunteer as part of our Befriending Project!

Sight Scotland & Sight Scotland Veterans

Sight Scotland & Sight Scotland Veterans, People Team , Sight Scotland And Sight Scotland Veterns, 2a Robertson Avenue , EH11 1PZ
Sight Scotland is Scotland's largest vision impairment organisation.

Sightline Vision (North West) Limited

Ian Edwards, Sightline Vision (North West) Limited, Howick House, Howick Park Avenue, Lancashire, PR1 0LS
Sightline offers a confidential, secure and free telephone befriending service for people who are blind or partially sighted.

Sky (Time to Care)

Rebecca Reay, Sky, Sky Campus, Grant Way, TW7 5QD
A friendly, weekly conversation, with a kind listening ear.

SLCo (Speech Language Communication Company)

Arianna Patterson, SLCo, 42-44 Castle St, DD1 3AQ
Get A Buddy GAB is a programme designed for children and young people aged between 11 and 21 who experience social exclusion due to speech, language and communication barriers.
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Space @the Broomhouse Hub (Befriending)

Nicola Campbell - Youth Befriending Manager, Space @the Broomhouse Hub, 79/89 Broomhouse Crescent, Edinburgh, City Of, EH11 3RH
Space at Youth Befriending provides one-to-one befriending for children and young people aged 5-16 though supporting them to learn new skills and provide a social experience for children and young people who are experiencing difficulties in their lives.

The Civil Service Retirement Fellowship

David Tickner, The Civil Service Retirement Fellowship, Unit 11, Pepys House, Greenwich Quay, Clarence Road, SE8 3EY
As a national charity supporting former civil servants and their dependants we provide friendship/companionship via three national befriending schemes that offer services by phone, home visit or by letter.

The Linda Tremble Foundation (SupportED)

The Linda Tremble Foundation, 14 Crichton Way, Auchtermuchty, Fife, KY15 5YJ
We offer help and support to anyone over 18, carer or sufferer, who is affected by an eating disorder.
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The Welcoming Association

Chiara Puppi, The Welcoming Association, 20/1 Westfield Avenue, EH11 2TT
The Welcoming supports New Scots (refugees, asylum seekers and migrants) in Edinburgh by providing a range of services, including: English language classes, employability support, home energy advice, a community fridge, and a lot of social and cultural integration opportunities.

Two Generations CiC

Two Generations CiC, 315 Highgate Studios, 53-79 Highgate Road, NW5 1TL
Older people (and people living with disabilities) suffer from a number of disadvantages, including: Loneliness - more than 1m older people state they can go for over a month without speaking to a friend, neighbour or relative.

Vintage Vibes

Cara Targett Ness, Vintage Vibes, 2 Cheyne Street, Midlothian, EH4 1JB
Vintage Vibes creates long lasting one-to-one friendships offering support, companionship and the opportunity to be more socially connected.

Volunteer Centre East Lothian (Youth Befriending)

Louise Smith, Volunteer Centre East Lothian, 56 High Street, East Lothian, EH33 1HH
Our Youth Befriending service supports young people aged 8 - 16 years, who live in East Lothian.
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West Lothian Youth Action Project (INtegr8 Befriending Service)

Angela Gourdie, West Lothian Youth Action Project, Craigsfarm Hub, Maree Walk, Craigshill, West Lothian, EH54 5BP
Befriending service for young people aged 10-21 with things going on in their lives which affect mental health/wellbeing.