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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.

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 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 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Barnardo's (Herts Family Centre Services)

Barnardo's, Tanners Lane, Barkingside, IG6 1QG
We are a family support service which offers universal and targeted support for families with children aged 0-5.

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.
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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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Befrienders: Argyll and Bute

Arlene Colewell, Befrienders: Argyll And Bute, PO Box 9576, Argyll, PA31 9BB
Befrienders SCIO provides emotional and social support to children and young people aged 6-18 living in Argyll and Bute.

BeFriends

Project Worker, BeFriends, 172 Albert Street, DD4 6QW
BeFriends provides help and support through a one-to-one Befriending and specialist groups to vulnerable and disadvantaged 5-25-year-olds throughout Dundee city.
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Big Hearts Community Trust (Big Hearts Befrienders)

Big Hearts Community Trust, Big Hearts Community Trust, Tynecastle Stadium, Gorgie Road, EH11 2NL
The Big Hearts Befrienders’ initiative helps improve the emotional wellbeing of young people aged 5 to 16 years old who are living in Kinship Care or who are socially isolated within the City of Edinburgh.

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.

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.

Butterfly Trust (Cystic Fibrosis)

Helen Tew, Butterfly Trust (Cystic Fibrosis), Swanston Steading, 109/3 Swanston Road, Lothian, EH10 7DS
The Butterfly Trust provides direct Social Support, in the community, for people affected by Cystic Fibrosis across the whole of Scotland.

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 Relief Gibraltar

Cancer Relief Gibraltar, Cancer Relief Gibraltar, 5, South Barrack Road, GX11 1AA
At Cancer Relief, we have been providing support to people living with cancer in the community for over 30 years.

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.

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.

Carers Leeds

Carers Leeds, Carers Leeds, 6-8 The Headrow, LS1 6PT
We support unpaid family carers over the age of 16 who live in Leeds.

Carers Support West Sussex

Rosemarie Hegarty, Carers Support West Sussex, C/o Carpenters Box, Amelia House, Crescent Road, West Sussex, BN11 1RL
Carers Support West Sussex is an independent charity supporting some of the 89,000 family and friend carers living in West Sussex.

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.

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.

Community Care and Wellbeing Service

Community Care And Wellbeing Service, 62 Whitchurch Road, Cathays, South Glamorgan, CF14 3LX
CCAWS is a mental health and wellbeing charity that delivers support services across Cardiff's diverse communities.
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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.

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.

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.

Dumfries & Galloway ME and Fibromyalgia Network (SCIO) (DGMEFM Network)

Dumfries & Galloway ME And Fibromyalgia Network (SCIO), DGMEFM Network, Thistledew, Albert Street, Dumfries And Galloway, DG5 4JP
DGMEFM Network offers support to anyone in Dumfries and Galloway with lived experience of ME, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), and Fibromyalgia, and their carers/family.

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 Garden Partners

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

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.

Equal Futures

Equal Futures, Edinburgh
Equal Futures promotes social inclusion for people with a learning disability and autism in Scotland.

Eric Liddell Community

Fiona Brown , Eric Liddell Community, Eric Liddell Community, 15 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, EH10 4DP
The Eric Liddell Befriending Project supports anyone living in Edinburgh who is caring for someone on an unpaid basis or whose caring role has lessened or recently ended.
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Fairway Fife

Jaqueline Dow, Fairway Fife, Unit 23 Dunfermline Business Centre, Izatt Avenue, Fife, KY11 3BZ
Fairway Fife is a Peer Mentoring Charity involving people with learning disabilities from 16 years of age.

Fife Carers Centre

Sylwia Nadolny, Fife Carers Centre, 157 Commercial Street, Fife, KY1 2NS
Our befriending service at Fife Carers Centre is there to help carers who feel lonely or isolated to increase their circle of friends.

Fife Young Carers

Fife Young Carers, Fife Young Carers, Unit H, Newark Road North, Eastfield Industrial Estate, Fife, KY7 2NT
We support children and young people ages up to 25 in Fife who have a caring role for a family member.

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.

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.
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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Minds (Like Minds)

Sanham Aurangzeb, Healthy Minds, 1 King Street, West Yorkshire, HX1 1SR
Like Minds is a service for anyone who feels they would like to speak to someone who really understands mental health issues.

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.

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.

Inspiring Scotland - intandem (intandem)

Susie White, Inspiring Scotland - Intandem, Inspiring Scotland, Suite 2, 14 New Mart Road, City Of Edinburgh, EH14 1RL
We know how crucial it is for all young people to have at least one long term relationship with a positive adult role-model.

Interest Link Borders

Andrew Findlay, Interest Link Borders, Volunteer Hall, Langtongate, Berwickshire, TD11 3AF
We aim to improve the quality of life of people with learning disabilities and their carers in the Scottish Borders through volunteer befriending.

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.

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.

Lead Scotland - Befriending Young Carers (Fife Befriending Young Carers)

Kirsty Cameron, Lead Scotland - Befriending Young Carers, Lead Scotland, Studio 1.09 St Margaret's House, 151 London Road, EH7 6AE
We enable young people aged 12 to 18 who have caring role at home in Fife to experience the same opportunities as their peers.
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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 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.

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.

Little Miracles Charitable Incorporated Organisation (Little Miracles Charity)

Little Miracles Charitable Incorporated Organisation, Little Miracles @the Spinney, Hartwell Way, Westwood, Cambs, PE3 7LE
We are a charity that supports families that have children with additional needs, disabilities and life limiting conditions

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

ParentSpace (Befriending with ParentSpace)

ParentSpace, ParentSpace, Office 1, Volunteer Hall, Langtongate, Berwickshire, TD11 3AF
Parenting is the hardest job and at ParentSpace we aren't afraid to admit it!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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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.

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).

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 living in south London to enjoy a happy and dignified retirement.
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Space for Youth Befriending

Nicola Campbell, Space For Youth Befriending, Space And Broomhouse Hub, 79/89 Broomhouse Crescent, Edinburgh, EH11 3RH
Space for Youth Befriending recruits, trains and supports volunteers in befriending.

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.

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.

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 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 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 Linda Tremble Foundation (SupportED)

The Linda Tremble Foundation, 14 Crichton Way, Auchtermuchty, Fife, KY15 5YJ
We offer help and support to anyone over 18, carer or sufferer, who is affected by an eating disorder.
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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.

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.
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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.

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.

Viewpoint

Viewpoint, Unit 28, Ridgeway, Hertfordshire, AL7 2AA
We're a charity that supports people who have a background in mental health as well as addiction challenges.

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+.
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Voluntary Action Orkney (Young People's Befriending Project)

Hannah Rendall, Voluntary Action Orkney, Young People's Befriending Project, Voluntary Action Orkney, 6 Bridge Street, Orkney, KW15 1HR
The Young People's Befriending Service in Orkney provides one to one befriending for children and young people aged 5-18 years.

Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire (VASLan)

Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire, 128, Almada Street, South Lanarkshire, ML3 0EW
We're a Third sector interface

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 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.
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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.
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Volunteer Glasgow (Young Person's Befriending Service)

Jean Inglis, Volunteer Glasgow, Volunteer Glasgow, Brunswick House, 51 Wilson Street, G1 1UZ
YPBS provides a high quality service to young people aged 8-18 who are coping with difficult circumstances in their lives.

Volunteering Matters (North Lanarkshire Befriending Project & Volunteering Matters Newcastle )

John Brown, Volunteering Matters, Unit6/7 Alloa Business Centre, The Whins, FK10 3SA
EVERYONE IN THE UK SHOULD HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO THRIVE.
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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.

Wirral Mind

Kate Russell, Wirral Mind, St Catherines Health Centre, Church Road, Tranmere, Wirral, CH42 0LQ
The befriending service exists to support adults aged from 18 to 65 years living within the Wirral who are experiencing or have experienced mental health problems.