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Action in Mind (AiM)

Nicola Woloszyn, Action In Mind (AiM), 19 Dean Crescent, Riverside, FK8 1UR
Action in Mind is the leading local mental health charity predominantly working across the Stirling Council area, supporting better mental health for everyone. We provide person-centred, outcome focused services for people aged 18 and upwards who experience low to moderate mental health conditions as well as people living with long-term chronic mental illnesses.

Age UK North Yorkshire & Darlington

Sharon Vasey, Age UK North Yorkshire & Darlington, Bradbury House, Beaumont Street West, Durham, DL1 5SX
A small independant charity which strives to enhance the health and well being of older people by promoting quality assured activity, information and care ensuring older people have the opportunity for choice. Our befriending scheme teams up volunteers with older people in the community who could use a friend to talk to, help maintain their independence and raise self-confidence. Volunteer befrienders support their befriendees in a variety of ways such as home visits, telephone calls, taking them to activities or social outings, medical appointments or helping with shopping.

Age UK York Community Befriending Service

Lis Ramage, Age UK York Community Befriending Service, 70 Walmgate, YO1 9TL
Age UK York Community Befriending Service provides support, companionship and support for older people living alone in the community.

ALLIANCE CALL & CARE LTD

ALLIANCE CALL & CARE LTD, 17 FARADAY CLOSE, United Kingdom, CO154TR
Alliance Call & Care provides a daily telephone companionship service to anyone who is feeling isolated and lonely. Our service works by pairing each client to one of our Alliance Companions who provides a caring and friendly conversation on a regular basis as required. Conversations can be about day-to-day events, news, TV, family or just general chit chat. Within the Tendring Area, Essex we also offer face to face companionship.

Ashford Place

Ashford Place, 60 Ashford Place, Cricklewood, London, NW2 6TU
A long established charity based in North West London seeking to improve the lives of the more vulnerable members of our community.

Ballyhoura Rural Services

Gerard O Connor, Ballyhoura Rural Services, Market House, Churchtown, Mallow, Cork, P51 NH6X
Ballyhoura Rural Services (BRS) was established in 2010, we operate in East County Limerick and North Cork.

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.
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Befrienders Highland Ltd

Sarah Southcott, Befrienders Highland Ltd, Befrienders Highland Ltd , 1st Floor Academy House, Academy Street, IV1 1JT
We are a small voluntary organisation working to improve the lives of people who are lonely and isolated and have experience of mental ill health; memory difficulties or dementia and carers . We work across the Highland and Argyll and Bute Regions of Scotland. OUR BEFRIENDING SERVICES Face to Face befriending in Inverness, Nairn or Wick areas for people with mental ill health. Distance Befriending by phone, letter or email across the Highlands & Argyll and Bute regions for people with mental ill health, for people with memory difficulties or who are adult unpaid carers. Group Befriending - we offer a range of group befriending opportunities available to all Friends and Volunteers.
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Befrienders: Argyll and Bute

Cathi Bertin, Befrienders: Argyll And Bute, PO Box 9576, Argyll, PA31 9BB
Befrienders SCIO works with children and young people aged 6-18 with a range of needs.
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Befriending Lewis

Tina Macleod, Befriending Lewis, 30 Francis Street, Isle Of Lewis, HS1 2ND
Befriending Lewis works on ground level to directly tackle isolation and loneliness in the lives of people living in Lewis.

BeFriends

Convenor, BeFriends, 12-14 Mains Loan, DD4 7AA
BeFriends provides help and support through a One-to-One Befriending and specialist groups to vulnerable and disadvantaged children and young people (aged 5-25) in Dundee who are experiencing difficulties or who are or at risk of becoming socially isolated. Befriending offers the friendship and support of trained, vetted and disclosure checked adult volunteers to local children aged 5-25 years who have been referred because they are experiencing difficulties within their lives.

Beith Community Development Trust

Beith Community Development Trust, Geilsland Estate, Wardrop Street, KA15 2EY
We offer a telephone befriending service for people in North Ayrshire that are isolated within their community. We can sign post people to services and groups which would have a positive impact and can bring people together at social events throughout the year.

Bridging the Gap, Hearing Voices Network

Keith Wilson, Bridging The Gap, Hearing Voices Network, Hearing Voices Network, 216 Hilltown, DD3 7AU
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Broomhouse Youth Befriending Project

Amanda Farquhar, Broomhouse Youth Befriending Project, 79/89 Broomhouse Crescent, EH11 3RH
Broomhouse Youth Befriending Project recruits, trains and supports volunteers in befriending.

Building Futures Together

NASREEN AKHTAR, Building Futures Together , TBA, BERKSHIRE
Building Futures Together - Slough Multilingual Telephone Befriending Service What is Befriending? Befriending makes a real difference to people's lives, often at a time of change, people aged 18 and over need support of another person to help them through a difficult time. What will Telephone Befriending Service provide? Telephone Befriending is a service provided by a trained befriender who will contact you weekly or fortnightly. Who are BFT Telephone Befrienders: Our volunteers are recruited from a range of backgrounds and cultures who provide support and company to anyone in need of regular and friendly telephone chat. What do BFT volunteers offer: A friendly chat Support and a listening ear Signposting/empowerment Bilingual advocacy Eligibility criteria includes but is not restricted: Feeling isolated Depressed Lonely Experienced any form of Domestic abuse Bereavement Low self esteem/confidence Have problems but do not know how to sort out or where to begin journey You can be referred by GP/Social Worker/family services/self referral Name Building Futures Together Telephone 01753 555650 Email bftenquiry@gmail.com

CACE

Ann Drain, CACE, Suite 4, Arca Business Centre, Dunnswood House, Dunnswood Rd, Wardpark South, Glasgow, G67 2DP
Charity for Older People.

Caraidean Uibhist

Julie Lewis, Caraidean Uibhist, 23 Winfield Way, Balvanich, Uist, HS7 5LH
Generic befriending service

Center for Developmentally Disabled

Center For Developmentally Disabled, 9150 E. 41st Terrace, Missouri, 64133
Center for Developmentally Disabled provides housing, residential services, day habilitation and personal care assistance to individuals with developmental disabilities in the greater Kansas City, MO area.

Challenging Perceptions

Challenging Perceptions, Park Lane Centre, Park Lane, Woodside, Shropshire, TF75QZ
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Chemists' Community Fund

Chemists' Community Fund, Royal Society Of Chemistry, Thomas Graham House, Science Park, Cambridgeshire, CB4 0WF
The Chemists' Community Fund (working name of the Royal Society of Chemistry Benevolent Fund) assists with grants for members of the Royal Society of Chemistry and their dependents who are in need.

Cheshire Community Development Trust (Buddying & Befriending Scheme)

Cheshire Community Development Trust, Waterside House, Navigation Road, Cheshire, CW8 1BE
All of our clients are currently referred through the Social Prescribing Team at Brightlife and we do not accept referrals from any other source at present.

CLASP

Cathy McGregor, CLASP, Community Led Action & Support Project, 140a Hayocks Road, Ayrshire, KA22 7PU
Clasp has been established as a community support project for 15 years.

Community Action Bolsover

Community Action Bolsover, 4 Station Road, S44 6BE
We offer an informal befriending service whereby neighbours offer a free Service to elderly, frail, disabled, or housebound neighbours.
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COVEY Befriending (Hamilton)

Rhoda Reid, COVEY Befriending (Hamilton), Regent House, 9 High Patrick Street, ML3 7JA
COVEY offers support to vulnerable young people aged 7-18 in South Lanarkshire.

Cowal Elderly Befrienders SCIO

Robin Miller , Cowal Elderly Befrienders SCIO, 128 John Street, Argyll, PA23 7BN
Cowal Elderly Befriending Scheme offers a range of befriending services to elderly people in rural areas.

Cyril Flint Volunteers

Alex Neil, Cyril Flint Volunteers, 33 Ballbrook Ave, M16 9DQ
Cyril Flint Befrienders matches trained befriending volunteers with isolated or lonely older people in the local community in Trafford and South Manchester. Our volunteers agree to befriend for a minimum of one hour per week, providing some regular company for those who sign up to our service.

Deaf Action (Sound Sense Befriending Service, Dundee)

Violeta Ilendo, Deaf Action, Deaf Action, Sangobeg House, Ground Floor, 4 Francis Street, Angus, DD3 8HH
Sound Sense offers a befriending service throughout Dundee to deaf people aged 16+ who are experiencing difficulties or isolation due to their deafness.

Derby Central United Reformed Church (Networks Befriending Service)

Liz Schiff, Derby Central United Reformed Church, Derby Central URC, Becketwell Lane, Derby, DE1 1JW
We are a befriending service based in Derby offering home-based visits from trained volunteers.
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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”

FAMS

FAMS, FAMS Charity, Paul Gerard’s Lighthouse, 353 Orbiston Street, North Lanarkshire, ML3 9EE
FAMS ( Families & Friends Affected by Murder & Suicide) We are a Lanarkshire based charity, who provide free Peer-Support to anyone affected by Murder, Suicide and Suicidal Behaviour.

Fife Womens Aid

Kate McCormack, Fife Womens Aid, Suite 1, First Floor, Saltire House, Pentland Park, Fife, KY6 2AL
We offer several services across Fife to support women, children and young people who experience domestic abuse.

Getting Better Together

Christine McNally , Getting Better Together , Shotts Healthy Learning Centre, Kirk Road , North Lanarkshire, ML5 0HA
Shotts & Wishaw Friends Together supports older adults and carers over 55 yrs to actively engage with their community across Wishaw, Shotts and Airdrie Locality of North Lanarkshire. 1:1 Community Befriending Home Visiting Befriending Group Befriending Telephone Befriending Daily Well Being Calls.

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
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Hands On Project (LEAP)

Georgie Madden, Hands On Project (LEAP), 197 Hamilton Road, Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, G72 7PJ
Hands On Project works in a number of communities within the South Lanarkshire area. The project forms part of LEAP (Lightburn Elderly Association Project) which is a Scottish charity based in Halfway, Cambuslang. We provide a free befriending and handyperson service to people over the age of 50 who are lonely and isolated and who are experiencing difficulties due to their health condition.

Health in Mind, Community Mental Health and Wellbeing (re:discover)

Kevin Kent, Health In Mind, Community Mental Health And Wellbeing, 40 Shandwick Place, EH2 4RT
Health in Mind operates their Connecting service re:discover in Edinburgh, Midlothian and the Scottish Borders. Our connecting service, re:discover, is for anyone aged 18 and over who is feeling isolated and would like to improve their mental health and wellbeing. The service offers support for up to six months. and activities. This can include: • Exploring what is on the community and support to take part • Support to feel more comfortable getting out and about and using public transport • Support to meet other people • Support to feel more confident in social situations.

Healthy Valleys

Healthy Valleys, Lockhart Community Hub, Whitelees Road, Lanark, ML11 7RX
Healthy Valleys is a community lead health improvement charity and company limited by guarantee.
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Home Link Family Support

Jane Ellis, Home Link Family Support, 1 Dalkeith Road Mews, Dalkeith Road, EH16 5GA
Our volunteers visit families with pre-school children, at home, to provide practical and emotional support. By being a good listener, a volunteer can gently build up parents’ skills and self-esteem.

Home-Start Leith & North East Edinburgh

Anne Nixon, Home-Start Leith & North East Edinburgh, 247 Leith Walk, EH6 8NY
Based in the heart of Leith, Home-Start Leith & North East Edinburgh has been offering support to families since 1986.

HUBB Support Group

DINAH BRYANT, HUBB Support Group, C/o HUBB 82 Shepherds Hill, Harold Wood, Essex, RM3 0NJ
HUBB is run by & for adults familiar with mental health problems, as an unregistered charity in London Boroughs of Havering, Barking & Dagenham, Our monthly Meetings are a safe place to share experiences, hear visiting Speakers & enjoy a buffet & raffle.

Jewish Care Scotland

Ellen McVey, Jewish Care Scotland, The Walton Community Care Centre, May Terrace , Giffnock , G46 6LD
Visit elderly clients in their own homes in E Ren/Glasgow area on a 121 basis. •Maintain confidentiality relating to clients, their families & staff •Improve quality of life & reduce social isolation •Awareness of clients’ needs •Good communication & listening skills •Punctual & reliable, committed & flexible, helpful, caring & friendly •Volunteers should be fit & able to travel •Reimbursement of expenses •Knowledge that every visit improves client’s quality of life & raises self-esteem & confidence

Lead Scotland (Fife Befriending (Adults))

Louise Andree, Lead Scotland, 525 Ferry Road, EH5 2AW
Lead Scotland’s Fife Befriending project is a service is for adults (16+) in Fife who feel isolated, lonely or disconnected, perhaps as a result of disability, ill health or other circumstances. We are prioritising people who are most in need rather than people who are already linked with existing day services.

Leeds Jewish Welfare Board

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

Leeds Mind

Emily Jayes, Leeds Mind, Clarence House, 11 Clarence Road, Horsforth, W.Yorks, LS18 4LB
Leeds Mind is a Charitable Organisation - affiliated with National Mind.

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.

Link Age Southwark

Jennie Linnett, Link Age Southwark, Dulwich Community Hospital, East Dulwich Grove, SE22 8PT
Link Age Southwark is a vibrant local charity that provides friendly volunteer support to people over 60 across the London Borough of Southwark.

LINK: Adolescent Befriending Project

Jane Maciver, LINK: Adolescent Befriending Project, 7 Bells Wynd, Fife, KY16 8SP
LINK Adolescent Befriending Project offers emotional, practical support and community integration to marginalised young people, aged 12-18 years, in East Fife and Levenmouth who have become lonely or isolated due to mental health problems.

LINK: East Fife Mental Health Befriending Project

Senga Smith, LINK: East Fife Mental Health Befriending Project, 31 Peebles Drive, DD4 0TF
LINK: East Fife Mental Health Befriending Project is an adult befriending service for people with poor mental health, isolated within the community.

LinkLiving

Irene Blackburn, LinkLiving , West Bridge Mill, Bridge Street, Fife, KY11TE
Older Persons Service is a befriending service for Older People in the West Fife area. LinkLiving delivers a variety of services, supporting people across central Scotland.

Macmillan Cancer Support

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

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?

Medway Voluntary Action (MVA)

Medway Voluntary Action (MVA), 5a New Road Avenue, Chatham, Kent, ME4 6BB
A catalyst for social change MVA works towards a Medway where communities are active, empowered and connected.

Monifieth Befrienders

Lindsey Le Grice, Monifieth Befrienders, The Health Centre, Victoria Street, Angus, DD5 4LX
Monifieth Befrienders offers a free befriending service for socially isolated older people, and recently bereaved people of any age, living in Monifieth.

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.

New Way

Michael Tweddle, New Way, 4 Dalmore Crescet, Argyll & Bute, G84 8JP
New Way has been founded with the support of Argyll & Bute Council to address loneliness and isolation felt by people in the Helensburgh and Lomond area,brought on by alcohol or other drug misuse and its related harm. We provide specialised training and support for volunteers,and welcome referrals.

Old Hall Peoples Partnership

Denise Birkett, Old Hall Peoples Partnership, Wing Close, Bentley, Walsall, West Midlands, WS2 0LS
Old Hall People’s Partnership was established in the 90’s and registered as a charity in 2000. • Two charity shops • Pass It On Furniture Re-cycling Project • Spadework Gardening Service • Community Cafe • Bentley Community Library • Domestic Cleaning Service • Benefits and Money Advice • Lunch Clubs • Sports Hall Hire • Meeting/Conference facilities • Pocket Park

ORKNEY BLIDE TRUST

Rosalind Spence, ORKNEY BLIDE TRUST, LAURA GRIMOND HOUSE, 54 VICTORIA STREET, ORKNEY, KW15 1DN
Orkney Blide Trust is a charity providing drop in, housing support and befriending services for adults whose lives are affected by mental illness.
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Positive Help - Befriending

Bragela Hornal, Positive Help - Befriending, First Floor, 139 George Street, EH2 4JY
Positive Help aims to improve the day to day quality of life for those with HIV & Hepatitis C.

Positive Realities

Susan Veitch, Positive Realities, 41 Old Dalkeith Rd, EH16 4TE
Positive Realities provides support to improve life satisfaction for young people aged 12-25 years, and their families, living in Edinburgh.

Public Voice

Public Voice, Tottenham Town Hall, Town Hall Approach, The Chilterns, Haringey, N15 4RX
Public Voice is a not for profit CIC which delivers a range of services in Haringey and other parts of London.

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.

Queensferry Churches Care in the Community - Befriending Project

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

Racing Welfare

Kathryn Whiteway, Racing Welfare, 20b Park Lane, Suffolk, CB8 8QD
We offer professional guidance and practical help to the stud, stable and support staff whose dedication is vital for the wellbeing of racing. Our work aims to help people, from recruitment to retirement, to thrive in day to day life and through a range of challenges specific to a career in racing. We have a national network of Welfare Officers based in regional offices. We support current and retired racing staff, and their families.

Reading Voluntary Action

Rachel Spencer, Reading Voluntary Action, Third Floor, Reading Central Library, Berkshire, RG1 3BQ
Ready Friends is a project run by Reading Voluntary Action to support and encourage befriending in Reading. - promoting existing befriending, buddying and 'friendship' schemes - recruiting volunteers interested in befriending and supporting them to find a suitable role - holding quarterly Befriending Forums where partners, stakeholders and funders can share ideas and best practice - and develop new initiatives. - providing and online and hard copy toolkit to inspire and equip local people to take action on loneliness and social isolation in their community, neighbourhood, street, and with friends and family Ready Friends is funded by The Earley Charity.
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Redbridge Befriending Project (East London)

Martina Chana, Redbridge Befriending Project (East London), Redbridge Concern For Mental Health, 98-100 Ilford Lane, Essex, IG1 2LD
Redbridge Befriending Project. Volunteers do not need experience but a willingness to learn and an interest in mental health however it is a necessity to have a non judgemental attitude, patience and reliability. This is an excellent opportunity for those wishing to embark on a career in Psychology or Health and Social Care field

Redbridge Carers Support Service

Redbridge Carers Support Service, 12 Clements Court, Clements Lane, Essex, IG1 2QY
Redbridge Carers Support Service supports unpaid carers over the age of 16 years old in Redbridge. RCSS aims to make a positive difference to the lives of carers by providing them with a range of services, support and recognition e.g.
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Redbridge Dementia Befriending Service

Jodie Roast, Redbridge Dementia Befriending Service, One Place East, 98-100 Ilford Lane, Essex, IG1 2LD
This project provides a service to people with dementia who are living independently, attending day services, going through transition into residential or nursing care as well as those already living in long term care settings. Redbridge Dementia Befriending Service volunteers will facilitate the person with dementia to continue doing what interests them or to help them to participate in activities that will help to reduce their isolation and improve their general well being.

ScotsCare (Blether Buddy Befriending Service)

Louise Davies, ScotsCare, 22 City Road, London, EC1Y 2AJ
We are a modern 21st century organisation with a 400 year-old history of helping out Scots, and the children of Scots, in London. And we’re finding that the need for our support has never been greater. We offer help with job seeking, housing, health, drugs and alcohol, counselling, debt and advocacy advice and services. Our services are available to Scots living within a 35 mile radius of Charing Cross.

Scottish Cot Death Trust

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

Jim Montgomery, SeAscape Ltd, SeAscape, 10 - 12 Arthur Street, Ayrshire, KA7 1QJ
SeAscape provide a tenancy support service and rent deposit guarantee scheme as well as befriending in South Ayrshire. Our aim at SeAscape Befriending is to offer a service for everyone aged 16 and above who feels they could either benefit or contribute their time and effort towards preventing loneliness and social isolation, in our community. Through befriending we also hope to help our most vulnerable befriendees feel safe and secure in their homes; settled and happier in their lives and through this, prevent repeat homelessness.

Shepherds Bush Housing Group

Shepherds Bush Housing Group , Mulliner House , Flanders Road , Houslow , W4 1NN
Social heart, business head, local impact. We're much more than a landlord.
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Shetland Befriending Scheme

Lynn Tulloch, Shetland Befriending Scheme, Market House, 14 Market Street, Shetland, ZE1 0JP
Shetland Befriending Scheme offers befriending on a 1:1 basis to children, young people and young adults between the ages of 7-25 years who have significant social, emotional and behavioural problems, and those with learning difficulities and/or disabilities to access mainstream provision. Our service also expanded in 2011 to support those aged 60+ and in 2016 expanded to support those aged 60+ who are affected by Dementia

South Ayrshire Befriending Project

South Ayrshire Befriending Project, 4a Citadel Place, KA7 1JN
South Ayrshire Befriending Project provides supportive friendship for vulnerable young people living in South Ayrshire.

South Derbyshire CVS

Kerrie Fletcher, South Derbyshire CVS, 46-48 Grove Street, Derbyshire, DE11 9DD
South Derbyshire CVS runs a befriending service called Connect Befriending which covers the South Derbyshire area and is for any vulnerable adult.

Stanley Development Trust (Care & Wellbeing Project - Befriending Service)

Laura Baird, Stanley Development Trust, 31A Percy Street, Perthshire, PH1 4LU
Stanley Development Trust - our purpose is to improve the quality of life and the environment of the village of Stanley and its surrounding rural area. Part of our Care & Wellbeing Project, the befriending service aims to provide social support to people and families who are challenged by illness, disability, advancing years, or crisis and those at risk of social isolation and loneliness, including individuals whose lifestyle or conduct gives rise to problems for themselves or others. It is a free service and is available to people living in the village of Stanley and the surrounding rural area. Our volunteer befrienders are trained for the role and they are members of the PVG Scheme.

Strive - Engage Befriending

Sally Harris, Strive - Engage Befriending, Strive, Engage Befriending, 56 High Street, East Lothian, EH33 1HH
To provide a volunteer befriending service for vulnerable young people ages 8-14.
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Sycamore Families

Kerry Anne Duffin, Sycamore Families, Aberlour, West Bridge Mill, Bridge Street, Fife, KY1 1TE
A residential and fostering child care resource.

Tailored Befriending

Tailored Befriending, 17 Lodge Road, Fleckney, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE8 8BX
Offering private mentoring and befriending. Working with people who have had or are having therapy to help them to achieve their goals. Have you been having therapy for a while and feel that although you now have the tools to deal with your issues you are unable to push yourself to do what you need to do next to put these new tools into action? We at Tailored Befriending want to teach you to help yourself and want to avoid reliance therefore offer tailor made packages to suit your needs. We provide face to face consultations with hands on support with any area of need other than personal care. We can also provide support via FaceTime or skype. We are members of the Befriending Network, all are DBS checked and have full insurance. Please contact us at : Email: Amandatailor1978@gmail.com Phone number: 07908416065

Tandem

Prue Sykes, Tandem, The Michael Young Building, Restore, Manzil Way, Cowley Road, Oxon, OX4 1YH
An independent charity offering befriending partnerships to people recovering from a period of mental ill-health in Oxford City and nearby.

The Linda Tremble Foundation

The Linda Tremble Foundation, C/c Fife Voluntary Action, Craig Mitchell House, Flemington Road, Fife, KY7 5QF
We offer help and support to anyone over 18, carer or sufferer, who is affected by an eating disorder. Run Peer-to-Peer groups Offer Befriending and mentoring Provide private therapies
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The No 1 befriending Agency

Audrey Mutongi, The No 1 Befriending Agency, 51 Cadogan Street, 8 Floor West, G2 7HF
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 Ridge SCIO

The Ridge SCIO, Oriel Cottage, East Links Road, Dunbar, Edinburgh, EH42 1LT
Our One-to-one befriending takes place in our community. We can help by providing ideas and inspiration for activities you can both enjoy. We operate a befriending group in Dunbar and the surrounding areas to help you to socialise and enjoy activities based around your interests. Referrals for our befriending project can come from yourself, GP, Social Work and many other agencies within East Lothian.

The Volunteer Link Scheme

The Volunteer Link Scheme, Boundary House, Boston Road, W7 2QE
We are a befriending charity based in the London Borough of Ealing. We train volunteers who visit people once a week for a couple of hours, to help them get out of the house, or to spend time with them at home, or to allow a carer to have a break.

The Widows Empowerment Trust

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 . we provide 6month befriending and it will review after 6month. we support newly bereaved and other widows

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

Turning Tides (Turning Tides' Mentoring & Befriending Team)

Turning Tides, Turning Tides, Town Hall, Chapel Road, West Sussex, BN11 1HA
Turning Tides’ mission is to end local homelessness. The mentoring and befriending team aims to promote community inclusion therefore reducing social isolation and institutionalisation within our client group. The team will provide community engagement as well as providing our clients with time to talk and support to access local community groups. We will offer a tailored programme to meet the needs of each individual. What a befriender can offer • companionship and support in help with linking into local activities, e.g. • company and support in attending doctor or hospital appointments • help in dealing with the local housing or social services department • support in developing independent living skills, e.g. • help in setting personal goals or objectives and working towards them.

Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry

Unit For Social And Community Psychiatry, WHO Collaborating Centre For Mental Health Services Development, Newham Centre For Mental Health, E138SP
The Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry is jointly operated by Queen Mary University of London and East London NHS Foundation Trust.

Volunteer Action

Volunteer Action, Fletton House, Fletton Way, Oundle, PE8 4JA
If you are feeling lonely or isolated, we can send a friendly face 2 or 3 times a month for a chat in your own home.

Volunteering Matters North Lanarkshire Befriending Project

James Donnelly, Volunteering Matters North Lanarkshire Befriending Project, Unit 18, Enterprise House, Dalziel Street, North Lanarkshire, ML1 1PJ
The Volunteering Matters (formerly CSV) North Lanarkshire Befriending Project attracts, trains and vets volunteers to be matched up with young people aged 8-18 who are referred by their social worker with a variety of presenting issues.

We Care Rannoch & Tummel

We Care Rannoch & Tummel, Finnart Cottage, Bridge Of Gaur, Kinloch Rannoch, Perthshire, PH17 2QF
We Care is a relatively new organisation which is funded by C.I.F and NHS Tayside Scotland.

West Lothian Youth Action Project

Angela Gourdie, West Lothian Youth Action Project, Craigsfarm Campus, Maree Walk, Craigshill, West Lothian, EH54 5BP
Befriending service for young people aged 10-21 with mental health issues.

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.
Quality in Befriending

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.