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Abbeyfield Strathgryffe Society

Jackie Weston, Abbeyfield Strathgryffe Society, Campbell Snowdon House, Torr Road, Quarrier's Village, Inverclyde, PA11 3TE
Residential care home for older adults. Provide a volunteer befriending service to our residents.

Alzheimer Scotland

Julie Penn, Alzheimer Scotland, 160 Dundee Street, EH11 1DQ
Alzheimer Scotland is the leading dementia organisation in Scotland. We have Community Befriending Projects in the following areas; Fife, Midlothian, Borders, Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire and Kilmarnock.

Amina MWRC

Shazia Nadeem , Amina MWRC , Citywall House, 32 Eastwood Ave, Glasgow, G41 3NS
Amina MWRC is a Scottish Charity run by women who aim to promote the social welfare of minority ethnic (predominately) Muslim women to enable them to participate in all aspects of society. Our Telephone Befriending service aims to provide support to socially isolated BME and Muslim Women.

Barnardo's Nurture Services Inverclyde

Hannah Burns, Barnardo's Nurture Services Inverclyde , 9 Terrace Road , PA15 1DJ
We offer support to children and their families affected by poverty and facing severe adversities, in Inverclyde, Scotland. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Butterfly Trust (Cystic Fibrosis)

Alana Simpson, 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. Our work is focused on three areas: Parenting, Marriage/Couple Support and Bereavement.

Children 1st

Carole Nicol, Children 1st, 8000 Academy Park, Gower Street, Lanarkshire, G51 1PR
Children 1st delivers relational based family support services underpinned by a strength based approach.

Contact the Elderly

Contact The Elderly, 2 Grosvenor Gardens, SW1W 0DH
Contact the Elderly runs monthly get togethers for groups of isolated , older people in their 70, 80, 90, 100s.

Deaf Connections

Jennifer McAllister, Deaf Connections, 100 Norfolk St, Glasgow City, G5 9EJ
Deaf Connections is the leading voluntary organisation delivering specialist services to adult deaf people across Scotland. Exclusion from a wide range of mainstream services and opportunities continues to drive the development of our new services.
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East Dunbartonshire Voluntary Action, Befriending Service

Anne McIlvain, East Dunbartonshire Voluntary Action, Befriending Service, Units 4&5, 18-20 Townhead, Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire, G66 1NL
The aim of the service is to challenge loneliness and social isolation and to improve the quality of life of our clients throughout East Dunbartonshire.
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Epilepsy Connections

Scott Coyne, Epilepsy Connections, 100 Wellington Street, G2 6DH
We offer both one-to-one and group befriending. Living with epilepsy is challenging.

Erskine

Diane McAllister, Erskine, Volunteer Development, The Erskine Home, Renfrewshire, PA7 5PU
We deliver befriending services to our residents within our four nursing homes based in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Bishopton. Our Mission; “To lead by collaborative example, in shaping, developing and delivering outstanding, person-centred care, accommodation and holistic support, so that Veterans in Scotland are valued and enjoy a sense of fulfilment, in every phase of post-Service life” Vision: “A Scotland in which all veterans and their families, are valued and respected, and where high quality, care and support, enable them to maximise their potential and quality of life”
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Food Train (Food Train Friends)

Helen McAnespie, Food Train, Hestan Southwest, The Crichton, Bankend Road, Dumfries & Galloway, DG1 4TA
Food Train offers a befriending service called Food Train Friends in Dumfries & Galloway, Dundee City, West Lothian and Glasgow.

GCVS

Gillian McCamley, GCVS, 11 Queens Crescent, G3 6HP
Community Connectors is a free and confidential service, connecting older people and their carers to local services, facilities and activities, providing them with tailored and informed support. We currently take referrals for people in areas covered by Shettleston, Queen’s Cross and Southside Housing Associations. For full referral criteria, to make a referral or to refer yourself, or to become one of our Buddy Volunteers please visit www.gcvs.org.uk/communityconnectors call 0141 271 2320

Glasgow’s Golden Generation

Karen Moyes, Glasgow’s Golden Generation, Room 1.16, Red Tree Business Suites, 33 Dalmarnock Road, Bridgeton, Lanarkshire, G40 4LA
Glasgow's Golden Generation provide care in the autumn years through support services for the older generation.

Good Morning Service

Nicky Thomson, Good Morning Service, Flemington House, 110 FLemington St, Scotland, G21 4BF
Good Morning Service supports older people by building trust and meaningful relationships via the telephone, 365 days a year. Older people are, and feel, connected, safer and valued. Good Morning Calls are free for those aged 55+ in Glasgow and South Ayrshire council areas. To join call 0141 336 7766 or post in a referral form downloadable from www.goodmorningservice.co.uk.

Govan Home and Education Link Project (Govan HELP)

Govan Home And Education Link Project, Govan HELP, Pearce Institute, 840-860 Govan Road, G51 3UU
Family education support project

Independent Age

Gerry Kiernan, Independent Age, 18 Avonmore Road, W14 8RL
Independent Age is a growing charity helping thousands of older people across the UK and Ireland to live more fulfilling lives.

Independent Age

Jeanette Bates, Independent Age, 18 Avonmore Road, W14 8RR
Independent Age provides support to older people enabling them to live independently with choice and control.

intandem

Intandem, Intandem, Inspiring Scotland, Riverside House, 502 Gorgie Road, Midlothian, EH11 3AF
Intandem is the national mentoring programme for Scotland's young people.

Legion Scotland

Tommy Douglas, Veterans Community Support Manager, Legion Scotland, Legion Scotland, New Haig House, Logie Green Road, EH7 4HQ
Legion Scotland assists all ex-service men and women of all ages across Scotland to adapt to civilian life by providing community, friendship and practical advice, whether they left military service yesterday or many years ago.

Macmillan Cancer Support

Tina Morrow, Macmillan Cancer Support, 3rd Floor, 132 Rose Street, EH2 3JD
Support for people living with cancer

Macular Society

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

Meal Makers (Food Train)

Emma Black, Meal Makers (Food Train), Suite 2/6A Brook Street Studio, 60 Brook Street , G40 2AB
Meal Makers connecting communities through food! Meal Makers is a really simple concept – we connect people who love cooking and want to be active in their community (‘Cooks’), with older (55+) neighbours (‘Diners’), who would appreciate home cooked food delivered to them. How does it work?

National Autistic Society (Moving Forward)

National Autistic Society, 109 Hope Sreet, Glasgow, G2 6LL
Moving Forward is a service which supports autistic 16-24 year olds from deprived areas in West Central Scotland.

National Autistic Society Scotland (Person to Person)

Fiona Couper, National Autistic Society Scotland, Central Chambers (1st Floor), 109 Hope Street, G2 6LL
The Person to Person service provides short term help, advice and support to allow an adult with autism to move forward with an area of their life.

Paths for All

Frances Bain, Paths For All, Forester Lodge, Clackmannanshire, FK10 2HU
We want to get Scotland walking, everyone, everyday, everywhere. Paths for All is a Scottish charity. Our aim is to significantly increase the number of people who choose to walk in Scotland - whether that's leisure walking or active-choice walking to work, school or shops.

PRINCE & PRINCESS OF WALES HOSPICE

SHARON MCCAFFREY, PRINCE & PRINCESS OF WALES HOSPICE, 71 CARLTON PL, SCOTLAND, G5 9TD
The Carers Choice Service offers carers an opportunity to have a short break from caring, through offering a Volunteer Befriender to spend time with the person they are caring for. Carers may wish to have some quality time to themselves, catching up with friends or enjoying activities out with their caring role. Carers may also wish to use this time to access hospice based activities and support.

Quarriers Volunteer Centre

Louise McGinty, Quarriers Volunteer Centre, Quarriers Head Office, Quarriers Village, Bridge Of Weir, Scotland, PA11 3SX
Giving people both support and independence is one of the things that makes Quarriers so special. We give independence to people with a disability and breathing space to families under pressure.

Roar - Connections for Life

Nicola Hanssen, Roar - Connections For Life, West End Community Centre, 5a Underwood Lane, PA1 2SL
Roar - Connections for life is a registered Charity and Ltd Company.

Scotland Versus Arthritis (Staying Connected in Later Life)

Marion MacNeil, Scotland Versus Arthritis, Edward House, 199 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3EX
There are over 200 different forms of arthritis and we know how much strength it takes to live with arthritis. Versus Arthritis offers a range of services aimed at providing support and information to people of all ages. We deliver quality self-management training to enable people with arthritis to live a better quality of life.

Scottish Cot Death Trust

Scottish Cot Death Trust, 5th Floor (5B), West Glasgow Ambulatory Care Hospital, G3 8SJ
Scotland's only charity

STAR Project

Sam Roberts, STAR Project, STAR Project, 12-14 Wallace Street, Renfrewshire, PA3 2BU
STAR Project is an award winning community organisation, delivering sustainable and positive social outcomes in the North End of Paisley and beyond.

The Hepatitis Trust (C4th)

The Hepatitis Trust, Suite 3/4 Falkirk Business Hub, 45 Vicar Street, FK1 1LL
The Hepatitis C Trust delivers a range of services that support the elimination of the virus as a serious risk to public health through targeting some of the groups that are most impacted and providing support and information to all those affected. Click on this link for further information. http://www.hepctrust.org.uk/services
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The No1 Befriending Agency

Audrey Mutongi, The No1 Befriending Agency, 18 Orkney Street, Govan Enterprise Centre, Govan, G51 2BN
The No1 Befriending Agency helps people live fuller, better lives in their homes by providing a companionship service to older adults. We are a Social Enterprise registered as a Community Interest Company (CIC) dedicated to improving the quality of life of all the people we support. ​ Our Mission We reduce loneliness and isolation.

The Silver Line

Moira Gallagher, The Silver Line, Trade Tower, Calico Row, Battersea, SW11 3UF
The Silver Line is the only confidential, free helpline for older people across the UK, open every day and night of the year. • Offer information, friendship and advice • Link callers to local groups and services • Protect and support those who are suffering abuse and neglect If callers would like to be put in touch with Silver Line Friends, they can receive a weekly friendship call or a regular friendship letter from a volunteer friend.

The Silver Line Helpline

Anthea Beeks, The Silver Line Helpline, Trade Tower, Calico Row, Battersea, SW11 3UF
The Silver Line is the only confidential, free helpline for older people across the UK, open every day and night of the year. • Offer information, friendship and advice • Link callers to local groups and services • Protect and support those who are suffering abuse and neglect If callers would like to be put in touch with Silver Line Friends, they can receive a weekly friendship call or a regular friendship letter.

Trust Befriending - Inverclyde Community Development Trust

Karen Wilkie, Trust Befriending - Inverclyde Community Development Trust, 7 1/2 John Wood Street, Inverclyde , PA14 5HU
Trust Befriending Inverclyde offers volunteer delivered social support to vulnerable adults with community care needs over the age of 18 in Inverclyde
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Young Person's Befriending Service

Jean Inglis, Young Person's Befriending Service, Volunteer Glasgow, Abbey House, 10 Bothwell St, 1st Floor, G2 6LU
YPBS provides a high quality service to young people aged 8-18 who are coping with difficult circumstances in their lives.