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Quality in Befriending

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.

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
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C.A.T.H.(Churches Action for the Homeless)

Karen Litzbarski, C.A.T.H.(Churches Action For The Homeless), 188 - 190 High Street, Perthshire, PH1 5PA
CATH (Churches Action for The Homeless) is a progressive local charity which supports, encourages and promotes the development and delivery of projects to alleviate homelessness, poor or sub-standard housing and associated problems in the Perth and Kinross area. We help people to overcome homelessness issues through our projects which includes a drop in Day Centre, Emergency Hostel accommodation, Tenancy Support, Outreach/Street work, Literacy/Numeracy support and Befriending service.

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.
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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.

Forth Valley Welcome

Forth Valley Welcome, SBC Family Life Centre, 67 Murray Place, FK8 1AU
Assistance to refugees arriving in Forth Valley area (Stirlingshire and Clackmannanshire) to help them to settle into the community, learn about local services and community organisations, and practice English conversation.

Govan Home and Education Link Project (Govan HELP)

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

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.

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

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

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

Home-Start Leith & North East Edinburgh

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

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

LINKnet Mentoring Ltd

Ranbandara Dissanayaka, LINKnet Mentoring Ltd, 31 Guthrie Street, EH1 1JG
LINKnet Mentoring is avoluntary sector charitable organisation that supports minority ethnic individuals and their families to improve their quality of life through various activities including, one to one mentoring and befriending. For more information please visit LINnet Mentoring website http://www.linknetmentoring.com/_mentors/mentors.asp https://en-gb.facebook.com/LINKnetScotland https://twitter.com/LINKnetMentor

Macmillan Cancer Support

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

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.

QCCA

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

Racing Welfare

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

Reading Voluntary Action

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

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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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.

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
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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.
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The Welcoming Association

Lizzie Sosenko, The Welcoming Association, 20 Westfield Avenue, EH11 2TT
The Welcoming supports migrants and refugees in Edinburgh by providing a range of services including English language classes, employability workshops, environmental activities and social and cultural integration opportunities.