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Abbeyfield Strathgryffe Society

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

Action on Elder Abuse

Action On Elder Abuse, 23 Mitcham Lane, Streatham, London, SW16 6LQ
Action on Elder Abuse (AEA) England works to protect older people from abuse and neglect. We’re part of the organisation, Action on Elder Abuse, which works across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, and we were the first charity to address elder abuse and the only charity in the UK working on the issue exclusively today. We were established back in 1993 to provide a tailored service to older people, their families/carers and practitioners.

Age UK Barnet

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

Age UK Bromley & Greenwich

Age UK Bromley & Greenwich, Community House, South Street, Kent, BR1 1RH
We take referrals from a variety of social prescribers including GP’s Social Services, NHS clinics the London ambulance service and fire brigade. Working with trained volunteers, we provide: Home Visiting: A weekly one to one home visit from a volunteer for a good chat and perhaps a cup of tea Telephone befriending: A weekly telephone call from a telephone companion Out and About: A volunteer companion to encourage and motivate clients to get out and about into the community by accompanying to social activities, for a walk or some light shopping until the client feels confident enough to do it alone. Community Hubs: A place to socialize, make new friends and take part in fun activities.

Age UK Croydon (Befriending Program)

Age UK Croydon, 81 Brigstock Road, CR7 7JH

Age UK Merton

Kourtney Wood , Age UK Merton, 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. We offer a free face to face and a telephone befriending service.

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 Enabling and Befriending

Kay Bradshaw, Age UK North Tyneside Enabling And Befriending, Bradbury Centre, 13 Saville Street West, Tyne & Wear, NE29 6QP
We aim to befriend older isolated lonely people 50+ in North Tyneside.

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 Northumberland

Age UK Northumberland, The Round House, Lintonville Parkway, Northumberland, NE63 9JZ
Age UK Northumberland is an independent local charity which provides services for older adults throughout Northumberland.

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.

AgeUK Leicester Shire & Rutland

Troy Young, AgeUK Leicester Shire & Rutland, Lansdowne House, 113 Princess Road East, Leicestershire, LE17LA
Befriending Visits Our Befriending services support older people who may be lonely or socially isolated and would benefit from a friendly face calling in on a regular basis at a mutually convenient day and time. https://www.ageuk.org.uk/leics/our-services/support-in-the-community/befriending-and-mentoring/ Befriending services are available in Rutland and North West Leicestershire. Telephone befriending is available through our Loneliness Prescription service. Befriending support is available to older veterans through our Joining Forces project. Older people who live alone in these areas are eligible for the Befriending Service which can be accessed by older people or by referral. CONTACTS Main Reception: 01162992233 enquiries@ageukleics.org.uk Rutland: Yvonne Rawlings 01572 770 324 yvonne.rawlings@ageukleics.org.uk North West Leicestershire: Donna Watson 01530 460553 donna.watson@ageukleics.org.uk Joining Forces (Support for Veterans): Owen Jones 0116 2992235 owen.jones@ageukleics.org.uk Telephone Befriending: Julia Day 0116 2237364 julia.day@ageukleics.org.uk

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.
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ALONE

Caroline Muller, ALONE, Olympic House, Pleasants Street, Ireland, 8
ALONE provides Housing with Support, Support Coordination, Befriending, BConnect training and technology, and Campaigns for Change to hundreds of older people every week, who are homeless, socially isolated, living in deprivation or in crisis.

Alzheimer Scotland

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

Ardmonagh Family and Community Group (Good Morning West Belfast)

Ardmonagh Family And Community Group, Ardmonagh Family And Community Group, 61-63 Ardmonagh Gardens, Antrim, BT11 8XD
We offer call support and befriending services for Older people living in West Belfast.

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)

Lindsay Wratten, Ashford Volunteer Centre, Berwick House, 8 Elwick Road, Kent, TN23 1PF
For nearly 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.

b:friend

B:friend, The Helm, Woodfield Park, Balby, South Yorkshire, DN4 8QN
We belief 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. B:friend's vision is to reduce social isolation for people who are over 65, live on their own and do not have a diagnosis of dementia.

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.

Bee Busy, Befriend

Annie Brown, Bee Busy, Befriend, Belford Mill, 16 Brewery Road, Ayrshire, KA1 3GZ
BEE Busy Be Friend is a new project aimed at helping the elderly people in our community. BEE Busy Be Friend has been operational now for 3 years and has gone from strength to strength.
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BeFriend in Bellshill

Mary Murphy, BeFriend In Bellshill, BeFriend In Bellshill, Orbiston Neighbourhood Centre/Utheo Ltd, Busby Road, ML4 2BW
BeFriend in Bellshill is part of the multi-activity Orbiston Neigbourhood Centre.

Befriend Motherwell

Liz Magunnigal, Befriend Motherwell, Befriend Motherwell, Dalziel St. Andrews Church, 43-47 Merry Street, North Lanarkshire, ML1 1JJ
What Befriend Motherwell can offer you 1-1 Matches. You will be matched with a volunteer who will visit you once per week for 1 to 2 hours. At Befriend Motherwell we try to match you with a volunteer who has similar likes or interests where possible. Telephone Befriending. Once per week a Befriend Motherwell staff member will call you on a weekly basis for a chat to see how you are. Telephone befriending is utilised when you are on the waiting list looking for a befriender. Additionally, telephone befriending can be selected on its own to have a small chat on the phone each week. Groups. Befriend Motherwell runs several weekly groups in sheltered housing complexes within and around Motherwell. If you are interested in learning more about what we can offer you or someone you think may benefit from our services then please get in touch.
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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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Befriending Caithness

Angie House, Befriending Caithness, Telford House, Williamson Street, Caithness, KW1 5ES
Befriending Caithness is a befriending service which offers older isolated adults in Caithness a chance to meet a friendly face on a weekly basis.
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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.

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.

Bespoke Befriending

Bespoke Befriending, 27 Academy Street, Moray, IV30 1LP
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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

Terri Bearhope, BHA BeFriend, 55 Newtown Street, Berwickshire, TD11 3AU
BeFriend is a project of Berwickshire Housing Association, and is funded by the Big Lottery Fund.

Bishop Creighton House (Homeline)

Bishop Creighton House, 378 Lillie Road, London, SW67PH
Homeline is a free service in Hammersmith & Fulham for older, isolated people aged 60 plus. Homeline has a caseworker who can help out with other problems such as contacting medical and social services and putting you in touch with other support organisations, including BCH projects. We run regular events for Homeline members, including lunches, IT and exercise classes.

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council (Public Health & Wellbeing Department)

Blackburn With Darwen Borough Council
We offer one to one support for people looking to take part in any type of physical activity sessions.

Blind Veterans UK

Blind Veterans UK, 12-14 Harcourt Street, W1H 4HD
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Boomerang Community Centre

Boomerang Community Centre, 10 Kemback Street, Tayside, DD4 6ET
Boomerang’s mission is to provide learning and social opportunities to the residents of Maryfield, an area of Dundee that houses some of Scotland’s most deprived communities according to the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD).
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Bridgend Association of Voluntary Organisations (Community Companions)

Bridgend Association Of Voluntary Organisations, BAVO, 112-113 Commercial Street, Bridgend, CF349TR
Community Companions befriending project We are a free of charge, confidential and non-judgemental befriending project funded by the National Lottery Community Fund, giving high quality support to people living in Bridgend County Borough. Coordinated by BAVO in partnership with Neath Port Talbot Council for Voluntary Service, we provide a flexible service to people who maybe isolated and lonely. We are not a substitute for professional services, we are here to complement existing support and we value our working relationships with other agencies. If you are feeling lonely and isolated we can help. •Lonely with no extended family or friends around you? •Would you like somebody to accompany you when you’re going out and about? •Transport is a problem and you can’t get to the places you’d like to visit? •You’d like somebody to pop in for a chat and a cup of tea? Wouldn’t it be nice if somebody could... •accompany you to a community café, a local group or activity of your choice? •call in for a chat or take you shopping? •take your dog for a walk with you? •play a game of scrabble over a cup of tea? We support many people just like you through our volunteer befrienders.

BucksVision

Lisa Redford, BucksVision, 143 Meadowcroft, Buckinghamshire, HP19 9HH
BucksVision is the local charity supporting people with sight loss across Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes. We’re here to support you through all the stages and severity of sight loss. We offer a wide range of services delivered by our small, dedicated staff team and fantastic volunteers. Our befrienders can either visit members in their homes, have chat and a cup of tea, take them out for that cup of tea, go for walks or go shopping.

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.

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.

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. Residents who are interested in this service contact the Project Coordinator to arrange a visit so their requirements can be established and matched to a volunteer to provide Befriending support and opportunities to relieve their loneliness.

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.

Cyrenians

Golden Years, Cyrenians, Norton Park, 57 Albion Road, EH7 5QY
Our service supports those aged 60+ who are living in Edinburgh and experiencing isolation and loneliness.

Cyrenians OPAL (Older People, Active Lives)

Glenda McWatt, Cyrenians OPAL (Older People, Active Lives), 27 George Street, West Lothian, EH48 1PG
OPAL supports individuals over 60, who are at risk of or suffering from loneliness and isolation. OPAL's aim is to make a positive contribution to a person’s quality of life, health and sense of well-being by supporting them to remain independent at home as well as socially connected and engaged.

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.

Derbyshire Gypsy Liaison Group

Siobhan Spencer, Derbyshire Gypsy Liaison Group, 1-3 Ladygrove Mill, Ladygrove Road, Two Dales, Derbyshire, DE4 2FG
DGLG provides assistance and information to the Gypsy community in Derbyshire.

Dundee Voluntary Action (Community Companions)

Dundee Voluntary Action, Number 10, 10 Constitution Road, Tayside, DD1 1LL
Community Companion befrienders support people who are lonely or socially isolated. We also offer weekly social cafes.
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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.

EAST NEUK OF FIFE BEFRIENDING SERVICE

RUBY URLOTTI, EAST NEUK OF FIFE BEFRIENDING SERVICE, EAST NEUK CENTRE, LADYWALK, FIFE, KY103EX
The befriending service involves matching people 65 years of age and older, who live alone with a volunteer befriender who will visit on a regular basis to provide companionship and friendship

Edinburgh Garden Partners

Anya Keenan, Edinburgh Garden Partners , Osborne House, C/o Care & Repair, 1 Osborne Terrace, Lothian, EH12 5HG
We develop and support relationships between people needing help with their gardens and caring volunteer gardeners who have the desire to grow their own food and have no space. We focus support to older and disabled individuals where gardeners take on a unique and nontraditional befriending role, helping them to remain independent in their own homes and develop their community connections.

Edinburgh Headway Group Carers Project

Fiona Robertson, Edinburgh Headway Group Carers Project, Unit 4, 27 Peffer Place, Craigmillar, EH16 4BB
Edinburgh Headway Group Carers Project supports unpaid carers of adults with an acquired brain injury (ABI). The project aims are to: make early contact with carers of people with an ABI; provide information, advice and support to carers; and recruit and train volunteers to provide 1:1 respite with the cared-for person for 2-3 hours a week. Our 1:1 volunteer support provides valuable respite for a maximum of 1 year.
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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.
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Food Train (Food Train Friends)

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

Food Train Friends Dundee

Rhea Long, Food Train Friends Dundee, Suite 17 , The Circle, 4-6 Staffa Place, Angus, DD2 3SX
Food Train Friends Dundee is a befriending service for local older people.

Forres Area Community Trust

Kirsty Williams, Forres Area Community Trust, Forres Town Hall, High Street, Moray, IV36 1PB
Forres Area Community Trust (FACT) was set up to make best use of the assets of the Forres area and to work out ways to overcome current challenges that face the community.

GCVS

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

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.

Glasgow’s Golden Generation

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

Good Morning Service

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

Good Neighbour Project

Jonathan, Good Neighbour Project, 12 Upper Grosvenor Road, TN1 2EP
Reducing social isolation amongst elderly people in Tunbridge Wells by helping them to be part of the community, remain independent & find purpose for living We do this through offering the services of trained and supported volunteers who are able to provide guidance, information, practical and emotional support to clients. We found many older people unable to leave their homes because they had fallen, or had a fear of falling.

Hand of Solace

Immaculata Nnabuko, Hand Of Solace, 11 Good Hope Gardens, Aberdeenshire, AB21 9NG
Hand of Solace befriending service (due to start in September 2018) is aimed at supporting: Isolated young people (5-16 years) and Isolated older people (56+) in Aberdeen especially Bucksburn areas (taking into consideration individual need such as, language barriers for those from minority ethnic groups) a befriender will be allocated to help our beneficiaries to access and also support them to attend local activities,to become confident,Independent and to promote good health and well-being.
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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.

Happy at Home Partnership, Daventry Volunteers

Happy At Home Partnership, Daventry Volunteers, The New Street Centre, 13 New Street, NN11 4BT
Happy at Home provides a lifeline to lonely, isolated, older people across West Northamptonshire, supporting them to live happily, healthily, safely, and independently in their homes for as long as possible. We recruit, support, and train our volunteers who build relationships with older people and in doing so, strengthen their communities.

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.

Hebron Evangelical Church

Mark Brown, Hebron Evangelical Church, 120 Summer Street, AB10 1RR
Hebron s an independent evangelical church in Aberdeen city centre.

Highland Hospice

Susan Smith, Highland Hospice, 1 Bishops Road, IV25DB
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.

Independent Age

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

Independent Age

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

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

Kent Coast Volunteering (Thanet Good Neighbours Service)

Rebecca Bullivant, Kent Coast Volunteering, Kent Coast Volunteering, Kent Innovation Centre, Millennium Way, Kent, CT10 2QQ
The Kent Coast Volunteering Good Neighbours Service is a befriending service for older people (over 60) living in the Thanet, Dover and Folkestone areas.

Kincardine & Deeside Befriending

Liz Treasure, Kincardine & Deeside Befriending, 8 Robert Street, Aberdeenshire, AB39 2DN
Kincardine & Deeside Befriending recruits, trains and supports volunteer befrienders who are matched with isolated older people (55+) to provide social contact.

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.

Leicester Western Ward Linking Lives

Sarah Tavener, Leicester Western Ward Linking Lives, C/o 22 Triumph Road, Leicestershire, LE3 8FR
We are a church led befriending service for all socially isolated and lonely adults, over 60 years old, in the Western Ward of Leicester. We aim to reduce loneliness one friendship at a time.

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.

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.
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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. The Befriending service is for older Irish clients in London with a low to moderate level of support. Clients may feel socially isolated and are not engaged with activities in the community. Befriending Service Aims & Objectives To befriend individual clients at home or in the community To provide companionship and friendship To reduce social isolation and loneliness by providing weekly visits to provide stimulation and improve mental wellbeing To increase social connection and contact with the Irish community and cultural services To expand and enhance the client’s experience within their own community or explore and plan new experiences (if wanted by client) To be flexible to meet the needs of the client: For companionship, to help support people to remain safe and well in their homes, to support with walking outdoors, or for help accessing opportunities in the community To help the client feel happier and more independent in their situation Why become a befriender? • An opportunity to meet new people • A chance to make a difference • An increased sense of community • Full training, a dedicated befriending handbook, and ongoing support and supervision to carry out your role effectively • Great experience to put on your CV Benefits for clients • Companionship • Emotional support • Health benefits • Self-esteem & confidence • Increased social awareness • Learning how to relate to others • Using community resources and services Our service is: -Friendly We take the time to find exactly the right befriender for each individual. -Safe All our volunteers are carefully recruited, police checked and trained to ensure a safe, professional service. -Flexible Weekly sessions can be arranged for a day and time that suits the individual. -Improves well-being Regular visits from someone who cares can has a significant positive impact on mental and physical well-being

Macmillan Cancer Support

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

Macular Society

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

Making Connections

Making Connections, Glenard, 36 Roebuck Rd, Clonskeagh, Dublin , D14
Making Connections works with marginalised older people in Dublin, Ireland who have little or no social support and suffer from desperate isolation.

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 ageing research institute

National Ageing Research Institute, PO Box 2127, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Australia, 3052
I am conducting research on befriending in aged care services

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 Friends for You (Friends for You)

New Friends For You, 38 MEREFIELD, ASTLEY VILLAGE, LANCASHIRE, PR7 1UR
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.

North Buckinghamshire Patient Support Service

Keith Hofgartner, 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.

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

Omagh Volunteer Centre

Omagh Volunteer Centre, Anderson House, Unit 41C, Market Street, Tyrone, BT78 1EH
The B-Friend Hub Project is a partnership project between Omagh Volunteer Centre and Strabane Community Project and is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund. The Project has a hub in Omagh, Strabane and Fermanagh and we all work together to provide befriending, signposting & volunteer opportunities in each area. Our B-Friend Hub Service offers phone befriending up to 5 times a week as well as home visits.
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Orkney Befriending Service

Kasia Gorzkowska , Orkney Befriending Service, Voluntary Action Orkney, 6 Bridge Street, Orkney, KW15 1HR
Orkney Befriending Service offers 1:1 relationships to keep older people from 60 upwards remain in their own homes independently for longer..

Oxgangs Care

Heather Macdonald, Oxgangs Care, 12 Firrhill Neuk, Oxgangs, EH13 9FF
Oxgangs Care Befriending Service offers one to one support to clients (60yrs +) if you are in the EH10,EH13 and EH14 post code areas of Edinburgh.

Peterborough Association for the Blind

Jodie Insley, Peterborough Association For The Blind, 68b Westgate, Cambs, PE1 1RG
We are a registered charity dedicated to helping visually impaired people and their carers find the right level of support and to help them maintain their quality of life.

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.

QCCA

QCCA, 45 Ashdown Crescent, London, NW5 4QE
We are a quality services provider for Camden residents, especially those living in Gospel Oak.

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.

Re-engage

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

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

Reach Out North Herts & Stevenage - North Herts Centre For Voluntary Services (NHCVS), Unit 30 , Campus Five, Third Avenue, Hertfordshire, SG6 2JF
Reach Out is a project that aims to reduce loneliness in those who have recently been discharged from hospital, by linking them up with a volunteer in their neighbourhood who can offer companionship or support to help them to feel less lonely and isolated.

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.

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.

Roar - Connections for Life

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

Scotland Versus Arthritis (Staying Connected in Later Life)

Marion MacNeil, Scotland Versus Arthritis, Edward House, 199 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3EX
The word arthritis is used to describe pain, swelling and stiffness in a joint or joints. Around 10 million people in the UK are thought to have arthritis. When you need support, we are here to help in whatever way you need us – on the phone, online or in person. Versus Arthritis offers a range of services aimed at providing support and information to people of all ages. We deliver quality self-management training to enable people with arthritis to live a better quality of life.

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.
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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 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.

St Andrews Hospice

Lorraine MacAlpine, St Andrews Hospice, Henderson St, Lanarkshire, ML6 6DJ
St Andrews Hospice provides palliative care for the people of Lanarkshire. Volunteer befrienders provide informal support and companionship to people affected by a life limiting illness.

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.

Strathcarron Hospice

Susan High, Strathcarron Hospice, Randolph Hill, 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.

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.

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

The Civil Service Retirement Fellowship

The Civil Service Retirement Fellowship, Unit 11, Pepys House, Greenwich Quay, Clarence Road, SE8 3EY
The Civil Service Retirement Fellowship is a national charity that supports former civil servants and their dependants with the core of our charitable activities being focused on improving later life for our beneficiaries.

The Hepatitis Trust (C4th)

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

The Living Well Project

Ruth Groves, The Living Well Project, The Stables, Newhills Church, Bucksburn, AB21 9SS
A service now running in the Newhills/Bucksburn/Dyce/Bridge of Don/Kingswells areas for anyone aged 65 or over and considered socially isolated.
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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 Silver Line

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

The Silver Line Helpline

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

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

The Wimbledon Guild of Social Welfare

Annabella Dudziec, The Wimbledon Guild Of Social Welfare, 30/32 Worple Road, SW20 8QQ
We work in the London Borough of Merton with some of the most vulnerable and socially isolated members of our community.

Time to Talk Befriending

Time To Talk Befriending, Unit 2 West Werks, 41-43 Portland Road, East Sussex, BN3 5DQ
We are a local charity rooted in the Sussex Communities we serve.

Together Co (Together Co Befriending)

Sean De Podesta, Together Co, Brighthelm Centre, North Road, East Sussex, BN1 1YD
Together Co Befriending (previously Impetus Neighbourhood Care Scheme) enables people to offer support to older people, adults with physical disabilities and their carers who live near them.

Tower Hamlets Friends and Neighbours

Rajesh Kalhan, Tower Hamlets Friends And Neighbours, St Margaret's House, 21 Old Ford Road, E2 9PL
We provide befriending services to isolated, vulnerable people, particularly the elderly, in the borough of Tower Hamlets.

Town Break (Befriending)

Town Break, 1 Springkerse Road, Stirlingshire, FK7 7SN
Town Break provide person centred services to support individuals living with dementia and their carers, using the skills of trained, supportive and committed staff and volunteers.

TRIP Community Transport (TRIP Befriending)

TRIP Community Transport, 29-31 New Street, Devon, EX14 1HA
TRIP runs a befriender /befriendee scheme in East Devon

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

Vintage Vibes

Emily Hislop, Vintage Vibes, 79/89 Broomhouse Crescent, EH11 3RH
Vintage Vibes provides company for people over 60 across Edinburgh who are lonely or isolated.

VisionPK

Bev Pettle, VisionPK, 14 New Row, PH1 5QA
VisionPK was originally established as a society for the blind in the city of Perth in 1866 and therefore has a very long history of providing services for blind and partially sighted people in the area. Today VisionPK serves the local authority area administered by Perth & Kinross Council - an area covering over 2000 square miles. In early 2015 we set up a befriending pilot service, provided by volunteers recruited specifically for this purpose.

Visiting Friends

Visiting Friends, 14 Colquhoun Square, Helensburgh, Shandon, Argyll And Bute, G84 8AD
Volunteer befriending service for elderly in Helensburgh and Lomond

Visiting Service for the North of Scotland

Alan Michael, Visiting Service For The North Of Scotland, 28 Culloden Road, Balloch, IV2 7HQ
Which will 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 volunteers

Voluntary Action South Leicestershire

Rohini Corfield, Voluntary Action South Leicestershire, Torch House, Torch Way, Northampton Road, Leicestershire, LE16 9HL
Community Champions, working with over 60s will help people find out what’s happening in their neighbourhood, support them to enjoy activities, socialise and make new friends, show them the benefits of the internet, especially if they’re housebound, achieve their personal goals, whatever they may be, and overcome challenges and difficulties by focusing on the positives.

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.

Volunteer Midlothian (Connect Project)

Volunteer Midlothian, Unit 32/6 Hardengreen Industrial Estate, Midlothian, EH22 3NX
The Connect project matches befrienders with people who live with social isolation within the community.

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 Kent Befriending Service

West Kent Befriending Service, Age UK Maidstone, 7 Mill Street, Kent, ME15 6XW
The West Kent Befriending Service is a project of Age UK Maidstone.