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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

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.
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Action in Mind (AiM)

Karen Hatrick, 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.

Active and In Touch Frome

Active And In Touch Frome, Frome Town Hall, Christchurch Street West, Somerset, BA11 1EB
Feelings of loneliness & isolation can be difficult to deal with.

Age Concern Mole Valley

Age Concern Mole Valley, The Point, Mayflower Lyons Court, Surrey, RH4 1AB
The Age Concern Mole Valley Befriending service is for older people who are lonely and socially isolated.

Age Connects Cardiff & Vale

Mathew Coffin, Age Connects Cardiff & Vale, Sbectrwm Community Centre, Bwlch Rd, Fairwater, CF5 3EF
Do you need some extra support now and again to help stay independent and living in your own home?

Age Cymru (Friend in Need)

Age Cymru , Mariners House, Trident Court, CF24 5TD
Age Cymru is launching the Friend In Need service to help tackle loneliness and isolation amongst the over 70s as a result of social distancing, self-isolation and shielding.

Age Cymru Powys

Age Cymru Powys, Old Warehouse, Parkers Lane, Parkers Lane, Powys, SY16 2LT
Alleviating loneliness by providing valuable support service for older, disabled, housebound and isolated people living in Powys.

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 Barnet

Lisa Robbins, Age UK Barnet, Ann Owens Centre, Oak Lane, East Finchley, N2 8DT
Telephone/Home visiting and digital inclusion service for Barnet residents over 55 who feel socially isolated.

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 Croydon (Befriending Program)

Age UK Croydon, 81 Brigstock Road, CR7 7JH
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Age UK Ealing (Befriending Service)

Age UK Ealing, Greenford Community Centre, 170 Oldfield Lane South, London, UB6 9JS
Age UK Ealing offers a free Telephone Support and Neighbourly Connector visiting Befriending service to older people who are lonely and isolated.

Age UK Hammersmith & Fulham

Derec Craig, Age UK Hammersmith & Fulham, Age UK Hammersmith & Fulham, 105 Greyhound Road, County, W6 8NJ
We match older people with a befriender that either visits at least once per we in person or makes a call to have a chat.

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 Lincoln and South Lincolnshire

Age UK Lincoln And South Lincolnshire, 36 Park Street, Lincolnshire, LN1 1UQ
The Befriending Service is for people who feel lonely and isolated, especially due to frailty and/or physical impairments which prevents them from leaving their homes to enjoy companionship.

Age UK Lindsey

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 Merton

Kourtney Rodda, Age UK Merton, Elmwood Centre, 277 London Road , CR4 3NT
Merton Befriending Service is a collaboration with Wimbledon Guild in Merton working together to deliver a high quality befriending service for isolated older people.

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.

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 Reading

Age UK Reading, Walford Hall, Carey Street, Berks, RG1 7JS
Age UK Reading provides befriending services to the older people of Reading and surrounding areas so as to reduce social isolation and loneliness.

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 Somerset (The Wellbeing Service)

Melanie Mulley-Brooks, Age UK Somerset, Ash House, Cook Way, Bindon Road, Somerset, TA2 6BJ
The Wellbeing service: is to help beat loneliness, because growing older is a different experience for everyone, the Wellbeing Service is made up of different elements - Chat and Map, Walk and Talk, Wellbeing Friends and Friendly Phone Calls - to help individuals feel less lonely, always listened to, and given the support they need to improve their quality of life

Age UK South Gloucestershire

Age UK South Gloucestershire, 67 High Street, Thornbury, South Gloucestershire, BS35 2AW
Age UK South Gloucestershire's Befriending Service is for anyone in the county who is aged 50+ and who feel lonely or socially isolated and struggles to leave their home.

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.

Alford Hub

Alford Hub, Alford Hub, 5 South Market Place, Lincolnshire, LN13 6AF
Alford Hub was launched to benefit the residents principally, but not exclusively of Alford Lincolnshire, & villages within a six mile radius, some of our services have now been extended to the whole of Lincolnshire, without distinction of sex, sexual orientation, race or political, religious or other opinions during times of local or national emergency and at all other times to provide: 1) Face to Face Befriending service 2) Telephone Befriending service 3) Virtual Coffee and Chat meetings in our Virtual Community Centre 4) Prescription delivery service 5) Outreach & Wellbeing Team 6)Uniform & Baby Bank 7) Social Prescribing 8) Signposting 9)Ukrainian Support We are the main link for the community with local and national governmental bodies, health and social authorities and third sector organisations.
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ALONE

Caroline Muller, ALONE, Olympic House, Pleasants Street, Ireland, DUBLIN 8
ALONE’s Support & Befriending service provides companionship and practical support to older people who would like extra social contact.

Alzheimer Scotland (Volunteer Service)

Lorna Shand, Alzheimer Scotland, 160 Dundee Street, Lothian, EH11 1DQ
The befriending service aims to make a real difference to the lives of people living with dementia by reducing loneliness and social isolation.

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)

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

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.

Ashford Volunteer Centre (Befriending Service)

Rose Holmes, Ashford Volunteer Centre, Berwick House, 8 Elwick Road, Kent, TN23 1PF
For some 30 years Ashford Volunteer Centre has been supporting people aged over 50 who have become lonely and isolated due to old age, ill health, disability, mental distress or bereavement.

Ayrshire Independent Living Network

Ayrshire Independent Living Network, The Michael Lynch Centre, 71 Princes Street, North Ayrshire, KA22 8DG
We are a free information and advice service around Self-Directed Support.

B&S Community Connxions (also know as Where to today)

B&S Community Connxions, 2 Inverewe Gardens, Grampian Road, Great Britain, PH22 1RH
We offer a face to face and telephone befriending service in Badenoch and Strathspey.

b:friend

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.

Ballyhoura Rural Services

Gerard O Connor, Ballyhoura Rural Services, Mercy Bungalow, Main Street, Co, Cork, P56A586
Ballyhoura Rural Services (BRS) was established in 2010, we operate in East County Limerick and North Cork.

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.

Bearwood Community Hub CIC

Bearwood Community Hub CIC, 28A Abbey Road, West Midlands, B67 5RD
Bearwood Community Hub provides spaces in Bearwood, Smethwick, for local people to connect, collaborate and create.

Beatson Cancer Charity

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.

BEfriend

BEfriend, Boundary House, Boston Road, W7 2QE
We provide one-to-one befriending for adults living in the London Boroughs of Ealing and Hounslow and have three projects: -Core Befriending: If you or someone you know lives alone, is isolated and feels lonely.

BeFriend in Bellshill

Elaine Hamilton , BeFriend In Bellshill, Orbiston Neighbourhood Centre, Busby Road, ML4 2BW
BeFriend in Bellshill is part of the multi-activity Orbiston Neigbourhood Centre.
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Befriend Motherwell

Colin Weir, Befriend Motherwell, Befriend Motherwell, Dalziel St. Andrews Church, 43-47 Merry Street, North Lanarkshire, ML1 1JJ
What Befriend Motherwell can offer you One to One Matches.
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Befrienders Highland

Alison Campbell, Befrienders Highland, 1st Floor, Academy House, 42 Academy Street, Inverness, 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 loss and unpaid adult carers .
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Befriending Caithness

Elspeth Manson, Befriending Caithness, The Pulteney Centre, Huddart Street, Caithness, KW1 5BA
Befriending Caithness is a befriending service which offers isolated adults aged 40 and upwards, in Caithness a chance to meet a friendly face on a weekly basis.

Beith Community Development Trust (Lend an Ear)

Alison Berry, Beith Community Development Trust, Geilsland Estate, Geilsland Road, KA15 1HD
We offer a telephone befriending service for people in North Ayrshire that are isolated within their community.

Bethany Christian Trust

Pall Singh, Bethany Christian Trust, 65 Bonnington Rd, EH6 5JQ
Working to support homeless and vulnerable people to live independently within society

BHA BeFriend

Kerry Hague, BHA BeFriend, 55 Newtown Street, Berwickshire, TD11 3AU
BeFriend is a project of Berwickshire Housing Association, part funded by the National Lottery Community Fund, Scotland.
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Blind Veterans UK

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.

Bold Actions

Bold Actions, Suite B, Fairgate House, 205 Kings Road, West Midlands, B11 2AA
Bold Actions is a not-for-profit organisation with a mission to combat social isolation and loneliness by fostering meaningful connections and friendships.

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.
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Bridgend Association of Voluntary Organisations (Community Companions)

Bridgend Association Of Voluntary Organisations, BAVO, 112-113 Commercial Street, Bridgend, CF34 9DL
Community Companions befriending project We are a free of charge, confidential and non-judgemental befriending project, giving high quality support to people living in Bridgend County Borough.

Bridges Centre, Monmouth (Bridges Befriending Service)

Mike Logan, Bridges Centre, Monmouth, Bridges Centre, Monmouth, NP25 5AS, Monmouthshire, NP25 5AS
Our Befriending Service covers the whole of Monmouthshire.

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.

Brunelcare

Femi Robinson, Brunelcare, Saffron House, Prospect Place, Bristol, England, BS5 9FF
Brunelcare's befriending service is designed to meet the needs of those we care for feeling the effects of isolation and loneliness.

BucksVision

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

Susan Drummond, CACE, Suite 4, Arca Business Centre, Dunnswood House, Dunnswood Rd, Wardpark South, Glasgow, G67 3EN
Charity for Isolated, Vulnerable and Older People.

CamSight

Claire Haggarty, CamSight, 167 Green End Road, Chesterton, Cambs, CB4 1RW
CamSight is a Cambridgeshire charity that supports local people of all ages living with low vision and blindness to live the lives they choose.

Cancer Support Scotland (Wellbeing service)

Cancer Support Scotland, 75 Shelley Road, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G12 0ZE
Our free ‘Here for You’ befriending service provides people affected by cancer with regular contact with one of our highly skilled volunteers who will provide a friendly listening ear.

Canterbury District Volunteer Centre Ltd

Canterbury District Volunteer Centre Ltd, Canterbury District Volunteer Centre, Wincheap Business Park, Simmonds Road, Wincheap Business Park, Kent, CT1 3RA
We operate face to face and telephone and face to face befriending service matching individuals who are isolated or lonely with volunteers who provide social contact and support on a regular basis.

Caraidean Uibhist

Caraidean Uibhist, Caraidean Uibhist, 23 Winfield Way, Balivanich, Western Isles, HS7 5LH
Located in the heart of Balivanich, on the Isle of Benbecula, Caraidean Uibhist is a charitable foundation dedicated to helping those in need across the islands of Berneray, North Uist, Benbecula, South Uist, Eriskay and Barra.

Care and Share Companionship

Brenna Nyznik, Operations Manager, Care And Share Companionship, Bennochy Parish Church, 3 Elgin Street, Fife, KY2 5HR
Care and Share Companionship supports people over 60 years of age who are living in isolation or feeling lonely.

Careline (Careline)

Careline, St Oswalds Hospital, Clifton Road, Derbyshire, DE6 1DR
Careline is a registered charity (No.

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.

Changes (Befriending East Lothian - Well Connected)

Changes, 108 Market St, EH21 6QA
Our Befriending service Well Connected helps individuals who may be struggling with low social contact, loneliness, isolation and low mental health.

Clacks Friendship Service

Clacks Friendship Service, 25 Walton Crescent, Clackmannanshire, FK14 7HU
Clacks Friendship service is for anyone who is needing an extra pair of hands, either to assist with practical tasks or to provide companionship.

CLASP (Hope project)

Rosemary McCurdy, CLASP, Community Led Action & Support Project, 140A Hayocks Road, Ayrshire, KA20 4DT
Clasp has been established as a community support project for 20 years.

Coedpoeth Befrienders

Coedpoeth Befrienders, Coedpoeth Befrienders
Coedpoeth Befrienders is a group of trained volunteers, offering friendship and support to people in our community.
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Community Together CIC

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.

Compassion Group Network

Compassion Group Network, 14-16 Bryan Street, Ballymena, US Addresses Only, BT43 6DN
Our befriending service is being created to reach out to the local community, and improve well-being by reducing social isolation and loneliness.

Connecting Chelford

Connecting Chelford, Loch Karen, 2 Drumble Field, Chelford, Cheshire, SK11 9BT
Connecting Chelford is a local Befriending Service to provide a non profit making voluntary service.

Cornelly Development Trust

Adrian Morgan, Cornelly Development Trust, 45/47 Heol Fach, North Cornelly, BRIDGEND, Bridgend, CF33 4LN
We offer activities and services at our offices between Monday and Friday.

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.

Crossroads Fife (Crossroads Befriending)

Suzanne Forsyth, Crossroads Fife, Buko Tower, Dalton Road, Southfield, Fife, KY6 2SS
Crossroads Fife Befriending Service provides Volunteer Befrienders to support vulnerable adults, affected by illness or disability, who are isolated and lonely.

Cyrenians Golden Years (Golden Years)

Cyrenians Golden Years, Norton Park, 57 Albion Road, EH7 5QY
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Cyrenians OPAL (Older People, Active Lives)

Sylvia Forshaw, Cyrenians OPAL, 27 George Stret, West Lothian, EH48 1PG
Cyrenians OPAL (Older People, Active Lives) operates across West Lothian and the Scottish Borders and aims to support those age 60+ to maintain or increase their independence and well-being.

Cyril Flint Volunteers

Alex Neil, Cyril Flint Volunteers, The Sharples Building, 1-3 Church Road, Urmston, Greater Manchester, M41 9EH
Cyril Flint Befrienders aims to combat loneliness and social isolation amongst the elderly and the detrimental affects this can have on theor physical and mental health.

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.

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.

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.

Disability Nottinghamshire

Virginia McAll-Porter, Disability Nottinghamshire, Room 6, Park Road Resource Centre, 53 Park Road, Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire, NG19 8ER
Disability Nottinghamshire is looking to support and improve access to community resources by supporting individuals through signposting plus and befriending.

Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action (Community Companions)

Dundee Volunteer And Voluntary Action, Number Ten, 10 Constitution Road, Tayside, DD1 1LL
Community Companion befrienders support people who are lonely or socially isolated.

Dunkeld ,Birnam & District Community Development Trust (PH8 Caring Support- Befriending)

Eilidh Wild, Dunkeld ,Birnam & District Community Development Trust, Lagmhor, PH8 0AD
PH8 Caring Support – Befriending, aims to recruit and train volunteer befrienders to visit local people (befriendees), providing social support, in a way bespoke to each person.

East Dunbartonshire Befriending Service

Anne McIlvain, East Dunbartonshire Befriending Service, Unit 5, 18 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.

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.

Edinburgh City Mission (Two's Company Befriending)

Naomi Amour, Edinburgh City Mission, 7 Washington Lane, EH11 2HA
Our Two's Company Befriending service offers dependable relationships to people aged 65 and older whose situations maybe made harder by social isolation or feelings of loneliness.

Edinburgh Garden Partners

Debs Hahn, Edinburgh Garden Partners, First Floor, 160 Causewayside, Lothian, EH9 1PR
We are a community organisation active across Edinburgh.

Elder Voice

Elder Voice, 1 Commercial Street, Blairgowrie, Perth & Kinross, PH106NL
Elder Voice - Tayside provide befriender for older adults to help them live independent happy lives.

Embracing Age

Embracing Age, ETNA Community Centre, 13 Rosslyn Rpad, TW1 2AR
We befriend residents in care homes for older people in the London Borough of Richmond, across the Isle of Wight and in Hampshire.

English National Ballet

English National Ballet, 41 Hopewell Square, London, E14 0SY
English National Ballet's (ENB) Dance for Parkinson's commenced in 2010 and supports people living with Parkinson's, helping to improve quality of life through involvement in dance and social cultural activities.

Epilepsy Action

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.
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Epilepsy Connections

Scott Coyne, Epilepsy Connections, Baltic Chambers, Suites 129 - 134, 50 Wellington Street, Glasgow, G2 6HJ
We offer both one-to-one befriending.

Fife Voluntary Action (Kingdom Companions)

Cara Nicholson, Fife Voluntary Action, Caledonia House, Pentland Park, Saltire Centre, Fife, KY6 2AQ
Kingdom Companions is a goal orientated, short-term befriending project (approx.

Fife Womens Aid

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

Folkestone Rainbow Centre

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.

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.

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.

Forget Me Notes Project

Forget Me Notes Project, C/o 3 Allison Place, EH29 9BH
We are an Edinburgh-based charity, built on dementia-friendly values, that uses music to build relationship and combat isolation.

Forres Area Community Trust (Cameron Project)

Forres Area Community Trust, Forres Town Hall, High Street, Moray, IV36 1PB
The Cameron Project is Forres Area Community Trust's special project which aims to reduce social isolation and loneliness in the local community.

Friends Altogether in Rother / FAiR

Katherine Crowther, Friends Altogether In Rother / FAiR, 1st Floor, Rye Cricket Club, Fishmarket Road, East Sussex, TN31 7LP
FAiR aims to provide volunteering and opportunities for social engagement to support people of all ages who face the challenges of loneliness and isolation, through activities and services which develop ‘Friendship, Fellowship and Fun’ for them.

friendship at home

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

FRow Friends Befriending

FRow Friends Befriending, C/O The Community Centre, Hartfield Road, Hartfield Road, East Sussex, RH18 5DZ
FRow Friends Befriending is a community organisation run by volunteers to help bring our community together through friendship.
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Getting Better Together (Shotts Healthy Living)

Catherine Carson, Getting Better Together, Shotts Healthy Learning Centre, Kirk Road, North Lanarkshire, ML7 5ET
Getting Better Together Adult Services offers a variety of supports to adults 18+ who want to improve or maintain their mental health and wellbeing.

Glenboig Development Trust

Glenboig Development Trust, Glenboig Life Centre, 110 Main Street, Glenboig, Scotland, ML5 2RD
Glenboig Development Trust run a Senior Care Programme at Glenboig Life Centre 6 days a week.

Gloucestershire Befriending Services Ltd

Karl Turner, Gloucestershire Befriending Services Ltd, GBS Ltd, 9 Kingsholm Square , Gloucestershire, GL1 2QJ
Gloucestershire Befriending Services exists to provide friendship and assistance to those in need across the county.

Good Morning Service

Nicky Thomson, Good Morning Service, Flemington House, 110 FLemington St, Scotland, G21 4BF
Good Morning Service provide social, emotional and practical support to older people by building trust and meaningful relationships via the telephone, 365 days a year.

Gordon Rural Action (Phone a Friend)

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.

Grassington Hub

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.

Guildford Town Centre Chaplaincy (Community Angels)

Guildford Town Centre Chaplaincy, Community Angels, 23 Waterden Road, Surrey, GU1 2AZ
Community Angels offers six months of weekly face-to-face befriending to adults of all ages in Guildford borough who are struggling with loneliness and/or social isolation.

Hand of Solace

Immaculata Nnabuko, Hand Of Solace, 11 Good Hope Gardens, Aberdeenshire, AB21 9NG
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.

HANDS (HANDS Help a Neighbour in Distress Scheme)

HANDS, 72, Popes Grove, United Kingdom, TW1 4JX
Small local neighbouhood care group.

Harrogate and District Community Action (HADCA) (Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP))

Jen Sonley, Harrogate And District Community Action (HADCA), Community House, 46-50 East Parade, N Yorkshire, HG1 5RR
Our volunteer befrienders offer regular social visits, providing you with company and a friendly listening ear.

Harrow Carers

Harrow Carers, 376-378 Pinner Road, North Harrow, Middlesex, HA2 6DZ
Our service offers elderly unpaid carers the opportunity for a call or a chat and coffee with a befriender once a week for ten weeks, after which the carer is signposted to our other health and wellbeing services and support groups.

Hathersage Befrienders

Hathersage Befrienders, Sladen, Jaggers Lane, Hathersage, Derbyshire, S32 1AZ
We all need friends and support.

Health All Round

Health All Round, Health All Round, 24 Westfield Avenue, Midlothian, EH11 2 QH
Health All Round provides a range of services to improve health & well being for people living in South West Edinburgh.

Healthy and Active in East Kilbride

Healthy And Active In East Kilbride, Unit 200, Centre West, EK Shopping Centre, Glasgow, G74 1LL
Healthy and Active runs a telephone befriending service.

Hesketh Bank and Tarleton Helpers (n/a)

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.

Highland Hospice

Susan Smith, Highland Hospice, Ness House, 1 Bishops Road, IV3 5SB
At Highland Hospice we aim to support people, their families and carers, living with an advancing, life shortening illness in the Highlands to live the best possible life and to prepare for and experience the best possible death.

Hope Community Project (Wolverhampton) (Lisa Storey)

Hope Community Project (Wolverhampton), 40 Ling House, Long Ley, --Select--, WV10 0HH
‘Together Here’ is a volunteer led project which will ‘welcome the stranger.’ Once per month, we will invite all new residents to the neighbourhood with a particular focus on residents from refugee and migrant communities.

Ilkley & District Good Neighbours (Walk & Talk)

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

Include Me 2 Club SCIO (Include Me 2 Club -Buddy Up)

Include Me 2 Club SCIO, The Hub At James McGuire, 124 Main Street, Barrhead, East Renfrewshire, G781SG
Include Me 2 Club SCIO - Buddy Up Project provides a service aimed at our members to focus our work on serving anyone with an additional support need, learning, physical disability, or mental health condition, suffering isolation or loneliness whatever their age.

Inspiring Communities

Inspiring Communities, Raploch Community Campus, Drip Road, Stirlingshire, FK8 1RD
Volunteers Befriending project has been set up by Inspiring Communities, to support people in the community who experience difficulties.

Isle of Wight Society for the Blind (Sight for Wight)

Isle Of Wight Society For The Blind, Millbrooke House, 137 Carisbrooke Road, NEWPORT, Isle Of Wight, PO30 1DD
A telephone befriending project for anyone on the Isle of Wight that is visually impaired.

Jersey Hospice Care

Jersey Hospice Care, Jersey Hospice Care, Mont Cochon, St Helier, Jersey, JE2 3JB
Jersey Hospice Care in in the process of developing a befriender service.

Jewish Care (Jewish Care)

Jewish Care, Maurice And Vivienne Wohl Campus, 221 Golders Green Road, England, NW11 9DQ
Our friendly, warm team of telephone befrienders is there for anyone who is isolated or lonely.

Keech Hospice (Hospice)

Keech Hospice, Keech Hospice Care, Great Bramingham Lane, Bedfordshire, LU3 3NT
Compassionate Neighbours is a growing movement of people who support each other to promote compassion in their communities.
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Kent Coast Volunteering (Good Neighbours Service)

Emma Cooney, Kent Coast Volunteering, 3 Park Street, Kent, CT14 6AG
The Kent Coast Volunteering Good Neighbours Service is a befriending service for older people (over 60) living in the Thanet, Dover and Folkestone & Hythe districts.

Kew Neighbourhood Association

Ioana Goga, Kew Neighbourhood Association, Kew Neighbourhood Association, St Luke's House, 270 Sandycombe Road, Surrey, TW9 3NP
Kew Neighbourhood Association operates in Kew TW9.
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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+) to provide social contact.
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Kingdom Abuse Survivors Project (KASP Befriending)

Kingdom Abuse Survivors Project, 182a Esplanade, Fife, KY1 1RE
Kingdom Abuse Survivor Project (KASP) is a registered Scottish charity and a company limited by guarantee with more than 25 years’ experience of providing services to women and men who have experienced childhood sexual abuse.

Laugh Live Love CIC (Chatterbox)

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.
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LEAP Project

Georgie Madden, LEAP Project, 197 Hamilton Road, Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, G72 7PJ
LEAP works in a number of communities within the South Lanarkshire area providing a free befriending and handyperson service, and activities and classes, to people aged 50 and over who are lonely and isolated, helping them remain safe in their homes and a part of their community.

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.

Leuchie House (Leuchie@Home)

Leuchie House, Leuchie House, East Lothian, EH39 5NT
Leuchie House is a National Respite Centre for individuals with long term neurological conditions.

Link Age Southwark

Neil Willington, Link Age Southwark, URC, Tell Grove, London, SE22 8RH
Link Age Southwark is a vibrant local charity that provides friendly volunteer support to people over 60, and those living with dementia, across the London Borough of Southwark.

Link Visiting Scheme

Link Visiting Scheme, The Charity And Community Hub, Waterford House, Erftstadt Court, Berkshire, RG40 2YF
The Link Visiting Scheme supports older people struggling with the serious impact of loneliness.

Linking Lives Eastbourne

Linking Lives Eastbourne, East Sussex
Linking Lives Eastbourne is a befriending scheme for the over 65’s who are living alone, connecting them with volunteers who offer friendship through visiting, telephone chats or going to community activities, with the aim of reducing loneliness and improving quality of life.

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.

LinkLiving (Older Person's Service - Fife)

Sue Van Horen, LinkLiving, West Bridge Mill, Fife, KY1 1TE
LinkLiving is a trauma-informed Scottish health and wellbeing charity that supports people of all ages to overcome the negative impacts of trauma, mental health, inequality, and isolation.

Linknet Mentoring Limited (Befriending)

Linknet Mentoring Limited, 31 Guthrie Street, Scotland, EH1 1JG
Minority ethnic people from Edinburgh and the Lothians who feel isolated, lonely, and needing help can receive LINKnet’s befriending service.

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.
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London Irish Centre

Caroline Hanks, London Irish Centre, 50-52 Camden Square, NW1 9XB
Befriending Service at The London Irish Centre The aim of the London Irish Centre Befriending Service is to reduce social isolation, improving the emotional well-being of Irish clients.

Love Woburn Sands CIO (Community Smiles)

Love Woburn Sands CIO, The Methodist Church, High Street, Woburn Sands, MK17 8RH
We plan to recruit and train volunteers to provide a befriending support service to Woburn Sands, Woburn, Aspley Guise, Aspley Heath, Battlesden, Eversholt, Husborne Crawley, Milton Bryan and Ridgmont.

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.

Marie Curie (Community Engagement, Involvement and Development)

Marie Curie, One Embassy Gardens, 8 Viaduct Gardens, London, SW11 7BW
Our Helper Volunteers offer companionships and practical support to terminally ill people, their families and carers.

Medway Voluntary Action (MVA)

Medway Voluntary Action (MVA), 5a New Road Avenue, Chatham, Kent, ME4 6BB
Medway Voluntary Action (MVA) are working in partnership with Carers FIRST (CF), wHoo Cares, Swale CVS other local voluntary & community sector (VCS) and statutory organisations to deliver and co-ordinate befriending support in Medway and Swale.

MHA

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.

Mid & East Antrim Agewell Partnership (Building Flourishing Friendships)

Jenny Marshall, Mid & East Antrim Agewell Partnership, Agewell Broughshane House, 70 Main Street, Antrim, BT424JW
Agewell's Befriending Flourishing Friendships service is a face to face befriending service for Older People living in the areas of Ballymena, Carrickfergus and Larne.

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.

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.

Montrose Befriending (Grace Linton)

Grace Linton, Montrose Befriending, 21, William Street, Ferryden, Angus, DD109RP
A volunteer befriending service in Montrose, Angus which operates through referrals.

Morden College

Morden College, 19 St Germans Place, Blackheath, SE3 0PW
Morden College is a Charity dedicated to supporting older people.

Morning Call and Visiting Service

Nadine Morrison, Morning Call And Visiting Service, 28 Culloden Road, Balloch, IV2 7HQ
We aim to help and assist in alleviating the loneliness and isolation of older people living in the community within the north of Scotland by arranging visits to their homes or elsewhere by appropriately trained and PVG checked volunteers.

MySight York

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.

NARPO London Branch

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

Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council (Safe and Well)

Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council, Neath Port Talbot CBC, Civic Centre, Neath Port Talbot, SA113QZ
The befriending service is provided by Neath Port Talbot Council.

Neston Community Youth Centre (Neston Angels)

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

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 or socially isolated people and who live in New Mills and the surrounding areas in High Peak.

North Berwick Coastal Community Connections

North Berwick Coastal Community Connections, North Berwick Community Centre, 8 Law Rd, -- All UK And Ireland --
If you are an adult living in the North Berwick Coastal area and are worried about you or someone you know becoming isolated or lonely, we may be able to help you.

North Buckinghamshire Patient Support Service

North Buckinghamshire Patient Support Service, Avenue Road, Winslow, Buckinghamshire, MK18 3DW
A befriending service set up as part of the North Buckinghamshire Patient Support Service.

North Coast Connection

North Coast Connection, North Coast Connection, The Kyle Centre, Lairg, Highland, IV27 4XA
North Coast Helping Hands is a volunteer befriending service providing support and companionship either by telephone or in a person's own home.

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.

Omega, the National Association for End of Life Care (Chatterbox, Videobox, A Letter from Louise and Postcards from the Past)

Omega, The National Association For End Of Life Care, 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.

One Place East (Befriending Services - Pan Disability)

One Place East, One Place East, 2nd Floor Ilford Chambers, 11 Chapel Road, Essex, IG1 2DR
We provide social /emotional befriending support for people with pan disabilities who are isolated or lonely we can support you to access opportunities in the community, increase your social network have somebody to talk to over a cuppa or lunch, play games , go for walks, share interests

Oxgangs Care

Rachael Kerr, Oxgangs Care, 12 Firrhill Neuk, Oxgangs, EH13 9FF
Oxgangs Befriending Service offers one to one support to older people (60yrs +) living in the EH10 or EH13 postcode areas of Edinburgh.

Perth and Kinross Council

Lynne Cunningham, Perth And Kinross Council, Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth And Kinross, PH1 5DG
Befriender (at home or out with, ie have a coffee, visit a local place) Activity Buddy - be it a walk round the block or a game of something Care Visitor ( for those who receive nobody chat in room or help them engage with activities ) Driver ( only in certain criteria) For those aged 65yrs and over.

Plasma of Hope

Plasma Of Hope, 95 Brackendale Drive, Walsall, West Midlands, WS5 4DA
Plasma of Hope aims to improve the quality of health, social and economic wellbeing of those affected by genetic blood disorders such as Sickle Cell and Thalassemia Disease (SCD), as well as survivors of associated complications, including stroke and other health issues resulting in disability.

Powys Association of Voluntary Organisations (Powys Befriending Service)

Diane Jones, Powys Association Of Voluntary Organisations, Unit 30, Ddole Road Industrial Estate, Powys, LD1 6DF
Powys Befriending Service is a project that is delivered across the whole of Powys.

Prestonfield & District Neighbourhood Workers Project

Prestonfield & District Neighbourhood Workers Project, 63 Prestonfield Avenue, 63 Prestonfield Avenue, Midlothian, EH16 5EX
In the building since it was built, we have run day care, dementia day care, lunch clubs, a Men’s Group, a Women’s Group, a Mental Health Support Group and an Art Group.

Queensferry Churches Care in the Community - Befriending Project

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

Racing Welfare (Check in and Chat)

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

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.

Rainham Foodbank (Rainham Foodbank Befriending Service)

Rainham Foodbank, 1st Floor Mick Fury House, Lowen Road, ESSEX, RM13 8HT
Rainham Foodbank Befriending Services provides 1-1 befriending support to people from 18 years old who are struggling with their mental health and well-being and are socially isolated and lonely through our wrap-around support.

Rannoch Community Trust

Rannoch Community Trust, Tigh Na Coille, Camghouran, Tayside, PH17 2QG
We support people of all ages who are socially isolated or feeling lonely.

Ray of Light Wales Cancer Support

Ray Of Light Wales Cancer Support, The Meadows, Peterston Road, South Glamorgan, CF72 8NU
Ray of Light Cancer Support provides free social and emotional support to patients, carers, friends and families affected by cancer.

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.

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

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.

Reading Voluntary Action

Rhiannon Stocking-Williams, Reading Voluntary Action, 3rd Floor, Central Library, Abbey Square, RG1 3BQ
We will be developing a 'volunteer buddies' offer to social prescribing patients who need accompanying to access local activities.

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.

Rowan Alba Ltd (Community Alcohol Related Damage Service)

Tracey Stewart, Rowan Alba Ltd, SPACES @ 1 Lochrin Square, 92-98 Fountainbridge, EH3 9QA
We work with people who are lonely and isolated and many of the people who use our service have a problematic relationship with alcohol.

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

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.

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.

Rushcliffe Community and Voluntary Service

Rushcliffe Community And Voluntary Service, The Cotgrave Hub, Rivermead, County (optional), NG12 3UQ
Our friends are an essential part of our support networks and help make us who we are.

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.

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 living in and around London.

Seafriends

Mary Lumley, Seafriends, 34 Sutton Road, BN25 1
Seaford based providing a 1-2-1 befriending service (face to face, or telephone), weekly social groups and regular outings.

SeAscape Ltd

Liz Robertson , SeAscape Ltd, SeAscape, Unit 1A, Mosshill Industrial Estate, Ayrshire, KA6 6BE
SeAscape provide a tenancy support service and rent deposit guarantee scheme as well as befriending in South Ayrshire.

Seniors’ Wellness Network of Nova Scotia

Jim Carwardine, Seniors’ Wellness Network Of Nova Scotia, 23 Shoal Cove Road, Seabright, Canada, B3Z 3A9
Mission: Build a social in-person support network for seniors monitored by trained Navigators.

SERVE

SERVE, The Old Auction Rooms, 8 West Street, 8 WEST STREET, RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, NN10 0RT
SERVE is a charity (no 1043321), established in 1981, registered as a charity in 1995 so the organisation has a 40-year history.

Sheffield Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (SHASBAH)

Sheffield Association For Spina Bifida And Hydrocephalus, BL 10 Capel Building, 57 Burton Street, South Yorkshire, S6 2HH
Sheffield Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus supports individuals with either or both conditions, living in the 'S' postcode in and around Sheffield.

Sheffield Churches Council for Community Care (Good Neighbour Scheme)

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.
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Shetland Befriending Scheme

Mairi Jamieson, Shetland Befriending Scheme, Market House, 14 Market Street, Shetland, ZE1 0JP
Shetland Befriending Scheme offers befriending on a 1:1 basis to children from aged 7 years, young people and adults aged 16+ years who need support to engage in the community in a positive capacity.

Sight Concern Bedfordshire

Sight Concern Bedfordshire, Ground Floor, 116 Bromham Rd, Bedfordshire, MK40 2QN
Sight Concern Bedfordshire is a local, independent charity with offices in Luton and Bedford.

Sight Support Derbyshire

Sight Support Derbyshire, Sight Support Derbyshire, 2a Wentworth House, Vernon Gate, Derbyshire, DE1 1UR
Our Befriending Service is for visually impaired people in Derby and Derbyshire who are over 50.

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)

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

Skye & Lochalsh Council For Voluntary Organisations (Befrienders Skye and Lochalsh)

Skye & Lochalsh Council For Voluntary Organisations, Tigh Lisigarry, Bride Road, Portree, Highland, IV51 9ER
Befrienders Skye & Lochalsh is a volunteer befriending project run by Skye and Lochalsh Council for Voluntary Organisations in partnership with Highland Hospice.

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.

Sneham Malaysia

Sneham Malaysia, No 59 Jalan Bukit Noning 2, Taman Bukit Noning, Not US Or Canada, 14000
OUR VISION: No life should be lost by suicide.
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South Derbyshire CVS (SDCVS Connect Befriending Service)

Connect Befriending Team, South Derbyshire CVS, The Hive, Top Floor Unit G, Sharpe’s Industrial Estate, Alexandra Road, Derbyshire, DE11 9AZ
SDCVS Connect Befriending Service is a free service funded by Derbyshire County Council to deliver a vital lifeline to South Derbyshire residents who are 18 years + and feeling lonely or isolated for whatever reason.

Southwark Irish Pensioners Project

Southwark Irish Pensioners Project, 6 Market Place, Bermondsey, SE16 3UQ
Southwark Irish Pensioners Project supports elderly Irish citizens in Southwark, Lambeth, and Lewisham to enjoy a happy and dignified retirement.”‹ We are a membership organisation that provides support services including Day Clubs and Befriending, as well as community services such as Advice & Information and community outreach.

St John's Winchester

St John's Winchester, St John's Winchester, 32 St John's Street, The Broadway, Hampshire, SO23 9LN
St John’s Hand in Hand is the charity’s social prescribing initiative that seeks to assist local older people in the community through friendship and support.

St Raphaels Hospice

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’.

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

Laura Baird, Stanley Development Trust, Cairnsmore, The Square, Perthshire, PH1A 4LT
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.

Stanwell Events (Stanwell Befriending)

Stanwell Events, The Community Building, Cordelia Park, Surrey, TW19 7ER
Stanwell Events is offering one to one phone support and aims to support our residents to access the community building to eat together and enjoy activities as a community .

Strathcarron Hospice

Gillian Gunn, Strathcarron Hospice, Randolph Hill, Denny, Denny, FK6 5HJ
Based at an independent Hospice, Strathcarron Compassionate Neighbours provide a range of tailored support provided by volunteers in the community for people living with or caring for someone with a deteriorating health condition, or those who are lonely or bereaved.

Surrey Heath Age Concern CIO

Surrey Heath Age Concern CIO, 20 Salisbury Grove, Surrey, GU16 6BP
Often poor health and reduced mobility make it difficult for many older people to get out.

Sutherland Care Forum

Shirley McHardy, Sutherland Care Forum, Craig House, Main Street, 0920/379832167, KW10 6TG
Through this free, confidential befriending service we aim to help people of all ages isolated by disability or health issues feel part of their community.
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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.

Tandridge Voluntary Action (Tandridge Befriending Scheme)

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

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 Disability Social Network (Community Befriending Service)

The Disability Social Network, Chat Chill Connect C/o Connexions, 100 Church Street, Lincolnshire, DN21 2JR
Anyone suffering from social isolation will be able to connect with a befriender, and in turn, reconnect with their local community.

The Healing Hubs Mental Health Charity 1201382

The Healing Hubs Mental Health Charity 1201382, 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 Helpful Bureau (THB Connect Befriending Service)

Vicki Handley, The Helpful Bureau, Carnegie Civic & Community Centre, Warren Avenue, Nottinghamshire, NG9 8EY
The aim of the Helpful Bureau is to support older people to stay independent and in their own homes for as long as possible, with both practical services and opportunities to get out and about.

The Keepers - Wotton Area Community Hub

Gail Stephens Tuffee, The Keepers - Wotton Area Community Hub, The Keepers, Symn Lane, Gloucestershire, GL12 7BD
Introducing Buddy Up, our befriending service for individuals living alone and seeking a bit of companionship.

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.

The Nidderdale Plus Partnership

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.
Quality in Befriending

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.

The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice

The Prince & Princess Of Wales Hospice, 20 Dumbreck Rd, Bellahouston, Glasgow, G41 5BW
The Befriending service is open to all patients known to the Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice, the primary goal of the service is to enhance patients' well-being, increase socialisation, and improve their quality of life, making them feel more confident and connected to their communities.

The Reading Agency

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

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 .
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Time to Talk Befriending

Time To Talk Befriending, City Coast Centre, North Street, East Sussex, BN41 1DG
We are a relationship centered, excellence accredited, befriending service based in Sussex.

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).

TLC SCIO (TLC Befriending Project)

TLC SCIO, The Venue, 18 Palmerston Road, Union Square South, Aberdeen City, AB11 5QN
Our befriending service is there for people who are experiencing feelings of loneliness & Isolation.
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Together Co (Together Co Befriending)

Assuntina Cardillo-Zallo, Together Co, Projects The Lanes, Nile House, Nile Street, East Sussex, BN1 1HW
Together Co Befriending offers friendship to those who are experiencing loneliness and social isolation and are: - over the age of 50 with limited to no social connections - or over the age of 18 with health conditions causing isolation - or are a carer to these groups We match people for face-to-face befriending, telephone befriending and group befriending.

Together.ly

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.

Tower Hamlets Friends and Neighbours

Rita Chadha, Tower Hamlets Friends And Neighbours, St Margaret's House, 21 Old Ford Road, E2 9PL
We provide befriending services to isolated, vulnerable older people in the London borough of Tower Hamlets.

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.

TRIP Community Transport (TRIP Befriending)

Doreen Hooper, TRIP Community Transport, The Annexe, Honiton Surgery, Malpits Lane, Devon, EX14 2NY
TRIP runs a Community Transport operation that allows access to volunteer cars and mini buses that are adapted for those requiring lifting into vehicles as well trips out and the relief of isolation and companionship, using our Befriending scheme on a Tuesday morning in Honiton (East Devon) and surrounding rural areas.

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.
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Vibrant Communities, P&EI, East Ayrshire Council (Family Support (Befriending))

Gillian Cree, Vibrant Communities, P&EI, East Ayrshire Council, Vibrant Communities, 175-177 Western Road, East Ayrshire, KA3 1LL
We aim to support children, young people and families requiring the support of a befriender to facilitate and enable their involvement in a range of community based activities.

Vintage Vibes

Cara Targett Ness, Vintage Vibes, 2 Cheyne Street, Midlothian, EH4 1JB
Vintage Vibes creates long lasting one-to-one friendships offering support, companionship and the opportunity to be more socially connected.

Vision North Somerset

Vision North Somerset, 3 Neva Road, Avon, BS23 1YD
Service for individuals who have sight difficulties, are sight impaired or severely sight impaired and are facing social isolation.

VISITING FRIENDS SCIO

VISITING FRIENDS SCIO, First Floor, 101-103 East Clyde Street, Argyll And Bute, G84 7PJ
Visiting Friends provides volunteer befrienders for any adult in Helensburgh and Lomond who might be socially isolated or lonely.

Voluntary Action Camden

Mandira Manandhar, Voluntary Action Camden, Greenwood Centre, Greenwood Place, NW5 1LB
VAC Community Links is a single access point for Camden Care Navigation and Social Prescribing for Camden residents 18+.

Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire (VASLan)

Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire, 128, Almada Street, South Lanarkshire, ML3 0EW
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Voluntary Action South Leicestershire

Rohini Corfield, Voluntary Action South Leicestershire, Torch House, Torch Way, Northampton Road, Leicestershire, LE16 9HL
Community Champions empowers people over 60 who live alone in Harborough District, and enables them to make new local friendships.

Voluntary Groups Sutherland (Sutherland Friends Call)

Voluntary Groups Sutherland, Alba, Main Street, Sutherland, KW10 6TG
We provide distance befriending for those experiencing isolation and loneliness.

Voluntary Support North Surrey (Time to Talk)

Voluntary Support North Surrey, 1st Floor, IGC, Knoll Road, Surrey, GU15 3SY
Time to Talk is a befriending service for residents of Surrey Heath and Runnymede.

Volunteer Action

Volunteer Action, Fletton House, Fletton Way, Oundle, PE8 4JA
Volunteer Action offers both a Face to Face Befriending Scheme and a Telephone Scheme (which was set up during the Covid pandemic), The Scheme operates within VA's catchment area in North East Northamptonshire and supports isolated or lonely people who are in receipt of State Pension or have a disability or a life limiting illness.

Volunteer Centre East Ayrshire (Bee Busy Be Friend)

Annie Brown, Volunteer Centre East Ayrshire, 15 Wellington Street, East Ayrshire, KA3 1DW
Our trained volunteers offer companionship to people in East Ayrshire who are experiencing loneliness or isolation.
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Volunteer Centre Greenwich (Supported Volunteering Project and Emotional and Well Being Project)

Liz Cutajar, Volunteer Centre Greenwich, 1st Floor, Equitable House, 7 General Gordon Square, London, SE18 6FH
Befriending The Emotional Support and Wellbeing Project provides telephone support to the residents of Greenwich isolated from the continuing effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Volunteer Centre Sutton (Sutton Befrienders)

Volunteer Centre Sutton, Volunteer Centre Sutton, Market House, 216 - 220 High Street, SM1 1NU
Sutton Befrienders and Buddying Service, is a volunteering project which aims to reduce social isolation, loneliness and promote well being for people living in the London Borough of Sutton.

Volunteer Now (Volunteer Now Befriending Scheme)

Volunteer Now, 239 Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 1AF
Volunteer Now's Befriending Scheme supports people 65+ living in their own home in Belfast.

Warminster Action Group

Warminster Action Group, 5 Wilson & Kennard Yard, Market Place, Wiltshire, BA12 9AN
At Warminster Action Group (WAG), we offer a dedicated befriending service tailored for individuals who may be experiencing feelings of loneliness or isolation.
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West Norfolk Befriending

West Norfolk Befriending, 12, Thoresby College, Queen Street, Norfolk, PE30 1HX
West Norfolk befriending works to decrease isolation among older people in West Norfolk.

Wimbledon Guild (Befriending Service for Adults in Merton)

Annabella Dudziec, Wimbledon Guild, 30/32 Worple Road, Wimbledon, SW19 4EF
Wimbledon Guild Befriending Service works across the borough of Merton in helping to reduce social isolation by matching people with a local Volunteer Befriender for a regular visit, meet-up or call to connect them back to the community.

Wonderfully made woman

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.

Yealmpton Community Association (Yealmpton and Brixton Community Friendship Project)

Yealmpton Community Association, The Yealmpton Community & Resource Centre, Stray Park, Devon, PL8 2HF
We offer befriending for people who our housebound or feel isolated and would like some companionship.