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13 Rivers Trust (Eden Care UK)

Yousuf Khan, 13 Rivers Trust, Tarling East Community Centre, 63 Martha Street, London, E1 2PA
We currently provide Befriending services to individuals reaching End of Life and those who are terminally ill, with a particular focus on BAME community.

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.

Age UK Hull

Natalie Spikings, Age UK Hull, Silvester House, Silvester Street, HU1 3HA
The Befriending service aims to reduce loneliness for people aged 50 or over, by providing regular contact at a time which is convenient to the person.

Age UK Lindsey

Carolyn Whiley, Age UK Lindsey, The Old School House, Manor House Road, Lincolnshire, LN9 5HF
Our Befriending Service is for anyone over the age of 50 living in East or West Lindsey and North Lincolnshire who suffers from loneliness isolation and would like more social contact, whether that is through a social activity group, one to one befriending, or telephone befriending.

Age UK Norwich

Age UK Norwich, Marion Road, Norfolk, NR1 4BN
As a local and independent charity, we focus on the issues that impact on the over 50’s in our community.

Age UK Solihull (Linking People Together)

Hilary Tomlinson, Age UK Solihull, The Core, Homer Road, West Midlands, B91 3RG
Age UK Solihull's volunteer befrienders visit lonely and socially isolated older people in the community who have no one to talk to.

Age UK Waltham Forest (Just Connect Befriending Service)

Emma Tozer, Age UK Waltham Forest, Waltham Forest Resource Hub (North), 58 Hall Lane, Central & South East England & Wales, E4 8EU
If you are a Waltham Forest resident aged 60+, live alone and are feeling lonely, or you have lost confidence in going out and about, this service may be for you.

Age UK Westminster

Sophie Cullen, Age UK Westminster, Beethoven Centre, Third Avenue, W10 4JL
Our befriending service provides friendship and support for older people in the community to ensure they do not become lonely or socially isolated.

Alzheimer's Society (Companion Calls)

Alzheimer's Society, Tricorn House, 51-53 Hagley Road Edgbaston, England, B16 8TP
The Alzheimer's Society Companion Call service offers both people living with dementia and carers of people living with dementia the opportunity for informal telephone contact to help them feel more ‘connected’ and less lonely.

Amba Care Solutions CIC (AmbaCare Solutions)

Amba Care Solutions CIC, Dovehouse Farm, Shawbury Lane, Shustoke Near Coleshill, North Warwickshire, B46 2RR
AmbaCare Solutions is a health and wellbeing social enterprise (voluntary organisation) based in the West Midlands, working across the UK, delivering projects which support people to live as well as they can given their personal circumstances.

apasen (apasen Befriending Service)

Syeda Ara, Apasen, Apasen, Carmine Wharf, 30 Copenhagen Place, E14 7FF
We set up a new Befriending Service to support the local residence in Tower Hamlets .

Basingstoke NeighbourCare (Befriending Service)

Sarah Williams, Basingstoke NeighbourCare, Basingstoke NeighbourCare, The Orchard, White Hart Lane, Hampshire, RG21 4AF
Our Befriending service helps to combat loneliness for those who are housebound and living on their own.
Quality in Befriending

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.

BrightLife/Age Concern Chesterfield and District (BrightLife)

Ann Monk, BrightLife/Age Concern Chesterfield And District, South Lodge, Boythorpe Avenue, Derbyshire, S40 3FH
BrightLife/Age Concern Chesterfield and District has run a Telephone Befriending Service for many years.

BucksVision

Lisa Redford, BucksVision, 143 Meadowcroft, Buckinghamshire, HP19 9HH
BucksVision is the local charity supporting people with sight loss across Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes.
Quality in Befriending

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.

Carers Support West Sussex

Rosemarie Hegarty, Carers Support West Sussex, C/o Carpenters Box, Amelia House, Crescent Road, West Sussex, BN11 1RL
Carers Support West Sussex is an independent charity supporting some of the 89,000 family and friend carers living in West Sussex.

Caring Connections

Caring Connections, Caring Connections, Caring Connections Ltd The Ashcroft Centre, Unit 15 Ashcroft Road, Knowsley Industrial Park, Merseyside, L33 7TW
Caring Connections is a registered charity with over 30 years' experience in supporting vulnerable adults.

Caring Together Charity (Norfolk Befriending Service)

Mel Ford, Caring Together Charity, Caring Together Charity, L D H House, Parsons Green, Cambridgeshire, PE27 4AA
Caring Together is an ambitious regional charity that provides emotional and practical support, advice and guidance to carers of all ages and their families, as well as opportunities to take a break from their caring role.

Challenging Perceptions

Challenging Perceptions, Park Lane Centre, Park Lane, Woodside, Shropshire, TF75QZ
Challenging Perceptions is a registered charity, we provided services for Children and Young People with mental health, Learning Disabilities and Autism needs.

CHEER Elmbridge

CHEER Elmbridge, Claygate Centre, Elm Road, Surrey, KT10 0EH
We have volunteer befrienders for older clients
Quality in Befriending

Community Together CIC

Lee Bates, Community Together CIC, Office Number 8 Tamworth Business Enterprise Centre, Corporation Street, Staffordshire, B79 7DN
Community Together CIC is a non for profit organisation providing a holistic set of services specialising in - Providing a 7 Day per week Telephone Support Service Befriending - Telephone, Face to Face and Home Visits Form Filling one to one Support Meals on Wheels Hospital Discharge and Avoidance Support Stay Well Clinics Unemployment Support Delivering activities that support peoples mental health and wellbeing NHS Social Prescribing OUR AIMS “To enhance the lives of individuals, families and communities using early intervention to support them to GROW WELL; LIVE WELL; AGE WELL OUR PRIORITIES The following list is not in order of priority: • MENTAL WELLBEING • FOOD & FUEL POVERTY • SOCIAL ISOLATION & MOBILITY • ACCESS TO EMPLOYMENT, VOLUNTEERING & RAISING ASPIRATIONS • HOMELESSNESS & HOUSING MATTERS • HEALTH & SOCIAL PRESSURES NB: The list of priority areas of focus for CTCIC is not exhaustive.

Deafblind UK

Vanessa Bradley, Deafblind UK, National Centre For Deafblindness, Rainbow Court, Paston Ridings, Cambridgeshire, PE4 7UP
Deafblind UK support people who have combined sight and hearing loss which affects their access to information, mobility and communication.

Demelza Hospice Care for Children

Jo Burton, Demelza Hospice Care For Children, Demelza House, Rook Lane, Bobbing, Kent, ME9 8DZ
Demelza Hospice Care for Children provides specialist care and emotional support for children with serious or terminal conditions and their loved ones, so they can enjoy time together as family, for as long as they have.

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.

Folkestone Rainbow Centre

Louise Gotch, Folkestone Rainbow Centre, Cornerstone, 69 Sandgate Road, Kent, CT202AF
Homeless rough sleepers , people in supported housing, people in temporary housing, people at risk of eviction The Rainbow Centre is a Christian charity that delivers a range of services in Folkestone & Hythe District to provide support and hope to individuals and families experiencing deprivation or hardship.

FoodCycle (Check-in and Chat Service)

FoodCycle, FoodCycle, 2.16, The Food Exchange, New Covent Garden Market, Greater London, SW8 5EL
Check-in and Chat is a chance to have a weekly chinwag with our FoodCycle volunteers.

Friends of the Family (5s to 13s Befriending)

Sam Hunt, Friends Of The Family, 16 Colebrook Street, Hampshire, SO23 9LH
Our 5s to 13s Befriending service provides early support to local children and families in and around the Winchester area.

Grassington Hub

Angie Dalton, Grassington Hub, Manor Hill Barn, Garrs Lane, North Yorkshire, BD23 5AT
Grassington Hub Befriending Service harnesses local people’s practicality, generosity and strong sense of community to reduce the social isolation experienced by vulnerable local people.

Healthy Minds (Like Minds)

Sanham Aurangzeb, Healthy Minds, 1 King Street, West Yorkshire, HX1 1SR
Like Minds is a service for anyone who feels they would like to speak to someone who really understands mental health issues.

Ivision Trust

Vicky Edwards, Ivision Trust, Waverley House, Unit 10 Killingbeck Drive, LS14 6UF
Ivison Trust Volunteers provide emotional and practical support to parents and carers of children affected by Child Exploitation.

Jesuit Refugee Service

Ria Katche, Jesuit Refugee Service, 2, Chandler Street, E1W 2QT
JRS UK provides holistic support including advice and casework support, practical support to asylum seekers who are destitute and living in London.

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.

Living Truth CIC

Living Truth CIC, 30 Petworth Street, London, England, SW11 4QW
Our mission is to support and improve the lives of marginalised individuals and groups, particularly but not exclusively: people who experience mental and emotional issues, YP have SEND, vulnerable girls, women and young mothers, young people, families, refugees and asylum seekers, offenders and ex-offenders, victim of offending and practitioners who work with these cohorts.

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.

Mind in Bradford

Mind In Bradford, Mind In Bradford, Kenburgh House, 28 Manor Row, West Yorkshire, BD1 4QU
Community Companions are trained volunteers, who offer one-to-one support to build up a friendship and encourage confidence to be able to meet face-to-face out in their local community.

NARPO London Branch

Phil Van Tromp, NARPO London Branch, PO Box 433, Cumbria, CA1 9HS
A peer to peer befriending service run by retired Metropolitan police officers for retired Metropolitan police officers

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.

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.

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.

Reach Out Hertfordshire - North Herts Centre for Voluntary Services (NHCVS)

Vicky Hudson, Reach Out Hertfordshire - North Herts Centre For Voluntary Services (NHCVS), 2 Walsworth Road, Hertfordshire, SG4 9SP
Reach Out is a project that aims to reduce loneliness in those who have recently been discharged from hospital, are are living with frailty by linking them up with a volunteer in their neighbourhood who can offer companionship and practical support to help them to feel less lonely and isolated.

Relationship Circle

Florence Cantle, Relationship Circle, 68 Shenfield Place, Essex, CM15 9AH
Relationship Circle is a Community Interest Company (CIC) organisation with the aim of bringing women together to learn how to support each other during challenging times when they experience relationship problems/crisis with partners/spouses or family members at home.

Royal Mencap Society

Kalle Hogh, Royal Mencap Society, 20-22 Commercial St, E1 6LP
At Royal Mencap Society everything we do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability, and their families and carers.

Royal Voluntary Service (Leeds & York Branch) (Befriending Service)

Roz/Graham, Royal Voluntary Service (Leeds & York Branch), 45 Potternewton Lane, Chapel Allerton, West Yorkshire, LS7 3LW
Our Befriending Service purpose is to improve the quality of the life of the older/senior person that is our goal.

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!

Sheffield Churches Council for Community Care (Good Neighbour Scheme)

Helen Coates, Sheffield Churches Council For Community Care, Unit 19 President Buildings, Savile Street East, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S4 7UQ
SCCCC Good Neighbour Scheme has helped the older people in our local community since 1965.

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.

Slough CVS (Wellbeing Friends Service)

Tagreed Ismail, Slough CVS, Slough CVS, 27 Church Street, Berkshire, SL1 1PL
The Wellbeing Friends Service is a free, confidential, local befriending telephone service for any one aged 18 and over, older people, their families, friends, carers, and their cared for for anyone feeling lonely or needing some practical help, advice and support.

South East London Mind

Venus Caesar, South East London Mind, South East London Mind, Impact Brixton, 17A Electric Lane, London, SW9 8LA
South East London Mind provides a friendly, safe and confidential telephone befriending service.

St Augustine's Centre Halifax (A helping Hand - Befriending project by St Augustines Centre)

Rabia Zaka, St Augustine's Centre Halifax, Hanson Lane Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 5PG
Our centre members are those seeking sanctuary in UK as well as refugees.

St Raphaels Hospice

Roisin Yin-Poole, St Raphaels Hospice, London Road, Surrey, SM3 9DX
If you or someone you know (living in the borough of Merton or Sutton) is: - approaching the end of life due to frailty or illness, a carer for someone who is, or is bereaved (and) - socially isolated then our project can support you - by introducing you to a ‘Compassionate Neighbour’.

Tandridge Voluntary Action (Tandridge Befriending Scheme)

Louise Garrett, Tandridge Voluntary Action, Community Hub, 1st Floor Library Building, 14 Gresham Road, Surrey, RH8 0BQ
The Tandridge Befriending Scheme supports older people (55+) in the district of Tandridge in East Surrey.

The Birchall Trust

Bethany De Hert, The Birchall Trust, 60 Hartington Street, ---, LA145SR
The Birchall Trust empowers people affected by rape, and sexual abuse, sexual violence, and exploitation to recover from their trauma so they can lead safe and fulfilling lives.

The Careline (Care Friends)

The Careline, 219 Kensington High Street, London, W8 6BD
The Careline befriending service is aimed at alleviating the negative impacts of loneliness on mental and physical health and is therefore available to anyone who is feeling lonely, isolated, experiencing anxiety or has limited social contact.

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 Creighton Centre (Homeline - befriending)

Jessica Lawn, The Creighton Centre, The Creighton Centre, 378 Lillie Road, SW6 7PH
The Creighton Centre's Homeline service provides long-term befriending support, helping to reduce isolation and loneliness for 60+ residents across Hammersmith and Fulham.

The Greenwich Carers Centre

Ollie Golding, The Greenwich Carers Centre, The Stables, 76 Hornfair Road, Charlton, SE7 7BD
Here at Greenwich Carers Centre we are proud to support those who dedicate their time to caring for family, friends and neighbours living in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

The Healing Hubs Mental Health Charity

Sarah Greenway , The Healing Hubs Mental Health Charity, The Healing Hubs, Atticus House, The Windmills, Turk Strret, Hampshire, GU34 1EF
The Healing Hubs Mental Health Charity provide befriending calls for people, of all ages, who are living with a mental health diagnosis or who are living with reduced mental wellbeing; due to ill-health, disability or bereavement, who are feeling lonely and/or isolated.

The Reading Agency

Natalie Frost, The Reading Agency, The Reading Agency, 24 Bedford Row, London, WC1R 4EH
Reading Friends brings people together to read, share stories, meet new friends and have fun.

The Widows Empowerment Trust

Oyovwe Kigho, The Widows Empowerment Trust, Bizspace Business Park, Wilsons House, Lancashire, M40 8WN
We provide support for widows across Greater Manchester that are feeling lonely and Isolated to develop greater resilience and wellbeing .

Together.ly

Simon Moxon, Together.ly, Cavendish Court, South Parade, South Yorkshire, DN1 2DJ
Our mission is to empower those who care with the tools, technology and know-how to bring a valuable sense of connection and community to those who are most at risk of loneliness and isolation.

Trent and Dove Housing

Trent And Dove Housing, Trent And Dove Housing, Trinity Square, Horninglow St, Staffordshire, DE14 1BL
A telephone befriending service for Trent and Dove Housing residents across Staffordshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire.

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.

Vanik Council UK

Vanik Council UK, 37 HOWBERRY ROAD, EDGWARE, Middlesex, HA8 6SS
Befriending service by Vanik Council provides regular social contact to lonely adults, social and religious care to people suffering long term illnesses, give support to and signpost people with mental health issues to the appropriate agencies.

Womankind, Bristol Women's Therapy Centre (Womankind Befriending Services)

Nicola Coggins, Womankind, Bristol Women's Therapy Centre, 3rd Floor, Brunswick Court, Brunswick Square, BS2 8PE
Womankind provides 3 befriending services.

Wonderfully made woman

Ehinor Otaigbe-Amedu, Wonderfully Made Woman, 2 Sawley Road, Unit 55 Cariocca Business Park, M40 8BB
Wonderfully made woman provides holistic support for women and girls who have experienced significant adversity, helping them build their confidence so they can thrive.