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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.

Age UK Cheshire

Age UK Cheshire, Age UK Cheshire, Castle Community Centre, Barber's Lane, Northwich, CW8 1DT
Sharing Time is a telephone befriending project that works across the whole of Cheshire, matching people over 50 who may not get the opportunity for a regular friendly chat with one of our friendly telephone volunteers.

Age UK North Craven

Age UK North Craven, Cheapside, North Yorkshire, BD24 9EW
To make later life in North Craven a fulfilling and enjoyable experience, reducing isolation and loneliness, and providing the right support at the right time for older people

Age UK North Tyneside (Home and Telephone Befriending Service)

Sonya Roe, Age UK North Tyneside, Bradbury Centre, 13 Saville Street West, Tyne & Wear, NE29 6QP
We provide a friendship service to older people in North Tyneside, to help reduce loneliness and isolation in our community.

Age UK North Yorkshire Coast and Moors

Age UK North Yorkshire Coast And Moors, 39, Aberdeen Walk, North Yorkshire, YO11 1BD
We offer a befriending service to help combat loneliness for people who are feeling lonely and isolated.

b:friend

Maryanne/Rayella/Colette, B:friend, B:friend, The Workstation, Unit 315, 15 Paternoster Row, South Yorkshire, S1 2BX
We believe in facilitating meaningful community connection to transform an individual’s value of themselves, reduce their feeling of loneliness and enable them to build resilience in later life.
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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.

Bolton Adult Autism Support (BAAS)

Vivian Brown, Bolton Adult Autism Support, First Floor, Nelson House, Nelson Square, Greater Manchester, BL1 1JT
Bolton Adult Autism Support (BAAS) is an award winning grassroots charity based in Bolton supporting autistic adults and their families.

Bradford and District Senior Power

Bernard Lewis, Bradford And District Senior Power, C/o The Sutton Community Centre, 51 Kyffin Place, West Yorkshire, BD4 8NB
The principal activity of BDSP as a charity is to promote the development and delivery of social care and mental health interventions for senior adults, and to provide support to those suffering from mental health impairments, including their families and carers or others immediately affected thereby, within the beneficial area of Bradford and District.

Brighter Living Partnership

Matthew Smith, Brighter Living Partnership, Southport Community Centre, Norwood Road, Merseyside, PR86HQ
Brighter Living Partnership are a health and wellbeing charity based in Southport, Merseyside.

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.
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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.

Carers Leeds

Gayle Pannett, Carers Leeds, Carers Leeds, 6-8 The Headrow, LS1 6PT
We support unpaid family carers over the age of 16 who live in Leeds.

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.

Chester Pride (Chester Pride Buddies and Befrienders)

Natalie Lloyd, Chester Pride, 28 Bridge Street, Cheshire, CH1 1NQ
If you're in need of support, Chester Pride's Befriending Service is here for you.

Church Urban Fund (Wayfinder)

Jessica Walker, Church Urban Fund, Church Urban Fund, 17 Oval Way, London, SE11 5RR
Wayfinder befriending is for anyone who is over 18 and has been homeless.

Didsbury Good Neighbours

Sue Thurston, Didsbury Good Neighbours, The Holt Pavilion Didsbury Park, Gillbrook Road, Didsbury, M206WH
We are a charity whose aim is to support senior members of the Didsbury community through a volunteer befriending service and a programme of weekly activities.

East Durham Trust (Time Together Project)

Gemma Robinson, East Durham Trust, Community House, Yoden Road, SR8 5DP
Time Together is a new project offering Volunteer Befriending to residents of East Durham, County Durham.

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.

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.

friendship at home

Lyse Stephenson, Friendship At Home, 6-7 Aspen Court, N E Lincs, DN35 0SJ
The service is for older people who are lonely and isolated.

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.

Hesketh Bank and Tarleton Helpers (n/a)

Vivien Mumford, Hesketh Bank And Tarleton Helpers, The Rectory, 1, Silverdale, Hesketh Bank, Lancashire, PR4 6RZ
We are a small charity operating in and around the villages of Tarleton and Hesketh Bank in West Lancashire.

Ilkley & District Good Neighbours (Walk & Talk)

Helen Hawney, Ilkley & District Good Neighbours, Riddings Hall, Riddings Road, West Yorkshire, LS29 9LU
Befrienders Befrienders play an invaluable role in offering friendship, reducing isolation, providing stimulation and building confidence by providing”¦ Companionship to an individual older person living in their own home A listening ear, cheerful company and conversation Sharing a pot of tea, reading or writing letters A game of scrabble or a puzzle together Potentially a trip out to a local cafe or accompany on a short walk

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.

Laugh Live Love CIC (Chatterbox)

Bev Wells, Laugh Live Love CIC, St Cuthberts Vicarage, Church Road, Lancashire, FY8 5PX
Chatterbox is our befriending service for older people living on the Fylde who would like to receive a regular telephone call, or visit, from one of our volunteers, make new friends, laugh, cry or just talk.

Leeds Jewish Welfare Board

Claudie Ineson, Leeds Jewish Welfare Board, 311 Stonegate Road, West Yorkshire, LS17 6AZ
We support people to stay independent, active and lead fulfilling livesr.

Leeds Mind (Befriending Service)

Anna Ridley, Leeds Mind, Clarence House, 11 Clarence Road, Horsforth, West Yorkshire, LS18 4LB
Leeds Mind Befriending is a social support service for people over the age of 50, who are experiencing mental ill health, loneliness and isolation.

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.

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.

Mind in Harrogate District

Dave Rowson, Mind In Harrogate District, The Acorn Centre, 101a Station Parade, North Yorkshire, HG1 1HB
This service offers the opportunity to meet with a volunteer befriender on a regular basis for walks, a café visit , a shopping trip or other community activity.

MySight York

Catherine Bamford, MySight York, 14 Merchants Place, Merchantgate, North Yorkshire, YO1 9TU
MySight York MySight York has 2 types of befriending servivces: Home Visiting and Keeping in Touch.

Neston Community Youth Centre (Neston Angels)

Rachael Furey, Neston Community Youth Centre, Burton Road, Cheshire, CH64 9RE
Neston Angels is a befriending service based at Neston Community Youth Centre, supporting older people in the CH64 area who live alone and would like more company.

New Friends for You (Friends for You)

Susan Forshaw, New Friends For You, 43 Kensington Drive, GREATER MANCHESTER, BL6 6AE
Friends for you reaches out to lonely people in the Chorley, Lancashire area by offering them a volunteer to visit them for an hour a week at the same time, same day each week.

New Mills & District Volunteer Centre

Fiona Stanier, New Mills & District Volunteer Centre, 33-35 Union Road, New Mills, Derbyshire, SK22 3EL
Our Befriending Service is aimed at people who are feeling lonely and socially isolated and who live in New Mills and the surrounding areas in High Peak (including Hayfield, Whaley Bridge, Chapel en le Frith, Furness Vale and Birch Vale).

North Halifax Partnership (Staying Well) (Staying Well)

Nicola Webster, North Halifax Partnership (Staying Well), Kevin Pearce Children's Centre, Ovenden Road, W.Yorkshire, HX3 5RQ
Staying Well was created in 2014 to establish interventions for a range of socially isolated people in Calderdale.

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.

Reach Family Project (Reach Befriending)

Angela Barry, Reach Family Project, 19 Dovedale Road, Breightmet, BOLTON, Greater Manchester, BL2 5HT
Reach Befriending offers friendship and support to those who are Elderly or Disabled and isolated in the Bolton area.

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.

Royds (The Wow Partnership)

Adele Longstaff, Royds, Royds Enterprise Park Future Fields, Buttershaw BD6 3EW, Royds Enterprise Park Future Fields, Bradford & Craven, BD6 3EW
Royds Community Association (Royds) operates a thriving and diverse range of community services within the Royds ward of Bradford and beyond.

Sacriston Community Association

Sophie Wallace, Sacriston Community Association, The Fulforth Centre, Front Street, County Durham And Tees Valley, DH7 6JT
The Fulforth Centre is a Community Centre in the centre of Sacriston, County Durham.

Safety Net (UK)

Wendy/Jo, Safety Net (UK), 1 Fisher Street, Cumbria, CA3 8RR
If you have been affected by rape, exploitation, sexual or domestic abuse and live in Cumbria our befriending service can support you on your recovery journey following engagement and support from the service.

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.

Silver Cord (Silver Cord)

Silver Cord, 27 Home Farm Avenue, Hyde, SK14 6JC
Local churches working in partnership to address issues of isolation and loneliness in Tameside (Greater Manchester) and Glossop (Derbyshire).

Sky (Time to Care)

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

St Martins Centre

Yvonne Shanley, St Martins Centre, Roman Avenue, Tyne And Wear, NE6 2RJ
Our Befriending Service aims to help people experiencing loneliness and/or social isolation to build and develop a more fulfilling social life and reduce these feelings of loneliness.
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SWAN Women's Centre (Befriending Service)

Rebecca Moughtin, SWAN Women's Centre, 6 Linacre Road, Merseyside, L21 8NJ
We are a women's service based in Sefton offering face to face and telephone/online support for 12 months for over 18's.

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 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 Nidderdale Plus Partnership

Helen Flynn, The Nidderdale Plus Partnership, Nidderdale Plus Community Hub, King Street, Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire, HG3 5AT
We are launching a befriending service to help older people who are lonely and living in social isolation in rural Nidderdale.

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 .

Time Together Teesdale

Time Together Teesdale, Upper Teesdale Agricultural Support Services, 9-11 Chapel Row, County Durham, DL12 0SN
Time Together Teesdale is a project funded by PCP and Know your Networks and is jointly run by Teesdale Day Clubs and UTASS (Upper Teesdale Agricultural Support Services).

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.

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.

Wirral Mind

Kate Russell, Wirral Mind, St Catherines Health Centre, Church Road, Tranmere, Wirral, CH42 0LQ
The befriending service exists to support adults aged from 18 to 65 years living within the Wirral who are experiencing or have experienced mental health problems.