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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.

Alcohol & Drugs Action

Alcohol & Drugs Action, 7 Hadden Street, AB11 6NU
If you or someone in your family has problems with substance misuse then you can receive a phone call from a trained volunteer to help with isolation and feelings of loneliness.

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.
Quality in Befriending

Befriend a Child

Jean Gordon, Befriend A Child, 9 Bon Accord Square, AB11 6DJ
At Befriend a Child we support children and young people growing up in difficult life circumstances across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire to achieve their full potential and develop into confident and competent adults by matching them with trained volunteer.
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.

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.
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Forres Area Community Trust (Cameron Project)

Ruth Jeffries, Forres Area Community Trust, Forres Town Hall, High Street, Moray, IV36 1PB
Our Befriending Service aims to reduce social isolation and loneliness in the local community.

Gordon Rural Action (Phone a Friend)

Kayleigh Nicholls, Gordon Rural Action, 55 Gordon Street, Aberdeenshire, AB54 8EQ
Our service provides a number of options to isolated, emotionally distressed or lonely people looking for a friendly chat, support, encouragement and companionship.

Hand of Solace

Immaculata Nnabuko, Hand Of Solace, 41 Regent Quay, Aberdeenshire, AB11 5BE
Hand of Solace befriending service is aimed at supporting: Isolated young people (5-16 years) and Isolated older people (60 and above) in Aberdeen taking into consideration individual need such as, language barriers for those from minority ethnic group.

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.
Quality in Befriending

Kincardine & Deeside Befriending

Cherry Lawson, Kincardine & Deeside Befriending, 8 Robert Street, Aberdeenshire, AB39 2DN
Kincardine & Deeside Befriending recruits, trains and supports volunteer befrienders who are matched with isolated & lonely older people (55+) living independently in their own homes to provide social contact.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Living Well Project (The Living Well Project Befriending Service)

Jeanette Abel , The Living Well Project, Glebe Cottage, Newhills Church, Bucksburn, AB21 9SS
The Living Well Project Befriending Service is based in Newhills, Aberdeen.

TLC SCIO (TLC Befriending Project)

Jonathan Astill, TLC SCIO, The Venue, 18 Palmerston Road, Union Square South, Aberdeen City, AB11 5QN
Our befriending service is there for people aged 18 and over who are experiencing feelings of loneliness & Isolation, which has negatively affected general mental health and wellbeing.

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.