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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.

Ayrshire Independent Living Network

Sharon McLeod, 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.
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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 who are affected by adversity or social isolation.

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.

Beith Community Development Trust (Lend an Ear)

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

Tracey Lyon Or Lorna Mitchell, Bfriend (registered South Ayrshire Befriending Project), Corespace Business Centre, Office 18, 62 Viewfield Road, Ayr, KA8 8HH
Bfriend is based in Ayr and provides a befriending service for young people aged between 8 to 18 years old with social or emotional support needs, living within South Ayrshire.

Bold Actions

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

Bolton Adult Autism Support (BAAS)

Vivian Brown, Bolton Adult Autism Support, First Floor, Nelson House, Nelson Square, Greater Manchester, BL1 1JT
Bolton Adult Autism Support (BAAS) is an award winning grassroots charity based in Bolton supporting autistic adults and their families.

Caraidean Uibhist SCIO

Jo Sinclair, Caraidean Uibhist SCIO, Caraidean Uibhist SCIO, 41 Airport Road, Balivanich, Western Isles, HS7 5LA
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.

Center for Developmentally Disabled

Karrie Duke, Center For Developmentally Disabled, 9150 E. 41st Terrace, MO, 64133
Center for Developmentally Disabled (CDD) has created a be-friending program for adults age 16+ who live with a developmental disability.
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Changes (Befriending East Lothian - Well Connected)

Zanjbeel, 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

Lee Bates, 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.

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.

COVEY Befriending (Hamilton)

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

Cowal Elderly Befrienders SCIO

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

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

Bev Weston, 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.
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Dumfries & Galloway Befriending Project

Robin Ferguson, Dumfries & Galloway Befriending Project, 19 Bank Street, DG1 2NX
Dumfries & Galloway Befriending Project recruits, trains and supports adult volunteers to befriend young people (aged 8 - 18 years) on a one-to-one basis.

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

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

East Dunbartonshire Befriending Service

Anne McIlvain, East Dunbartonshire Befriending Service, Unit 5, 18 Townhead, Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire, G66 1NL
The aim of the service is to challenge loneliness and social isolation and to improve the quality of life of our clients throughout East Dunbartonshire.

East Durham Trust (Time Together Project)

Gemma Robinson, East Durham Trust, Community House, Yoden Road, SR8 5DP
Time Together is a new project offering Volunteer Befriending to residents of East Durham, County Durham.

Edinburgh Garden Partners

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

Shona Fleming, Equal Futures, The West House, Alpha Court, Swingbridge Road, NG31 7XT
Equal Futures promotes social inclusion for people with a learning disability and autism in Scotland.
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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.

Folkestone Rainbow Centre

Louise Gotch, 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.
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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

Paula Robertson, 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.

Gordon Rural Action (Phone a Friend)

Kayleigh Nicholls, Gordon Rural Action, 55 Gordon Street, Aberdeenshire, AB54 8EQ
Our service provides a number of options to isolated, emotionally distressed or lonely people looking for a friendly chat, support, encouragement and companionship.

Ilkley & District Good Neighbours (Walk & Talk)

Helen Hawney, Ilkley & District Good Neighbours, Riddings Hall, Riddings Road, West Yorkshire, LS29 9LU
Befrienders Befrienders play an invaluable role in offering friendship, reducing isolation, providing stimulation and building confidence by providing”¦ Companionship to an individual older person living in their own home A listening ear, cheerful company and conversation Sharing a pot of tea, reading or writing letters A game of scrabble or a puzzle together Potentially a trip out to a local cafe or accompany on a short walk

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

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

Inspiring Communities

Janette Mitchell, 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.

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.

Ivision Trust

Vicky Edwards, Ivision Trust, Waverley House, Unit 10 Killingbeck Drive, LS14 6UF
Ivison Trust Volunteers provide emotional and practical support to parents and carers of children affected by Child Exploitation.

Lead Scotland - Adults (Fife Befriending Adults)

Eloise Slaven, Lead Scotland - Adults, Lead Scotland Head Office, Studio 1.09, St Margaret’s House, 151 London Road, Edinburgh, EH7 6AE
Lead Scotland’s Fife Befriending project is a service for adults (16+) in Fife who feel isolated, lonely or disconnected, perhaps as a result of disability, ill health or other circumstances.
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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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

North Coast Connection

Donna Murray, 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.

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Joanna Rapson, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Duncan Macmillan House, Porchester Road, Nottingham, NG3 6AA
To befriend patients and provide individual support enabling patients in one of our Forensic units who have little or no contact with persons outside the Hospital to take part in social contacts and provide them with an opportunity to develop links with the outside community.

ParentSpace (Befriending with ParentSpace)

Ali McIntosh, 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!

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.

Royal Mencap Society

Kalle Hogh, Royal Mencap Society, 20-22 Commercial St, E1 6LP
At Royal Mencap Society everything we do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability, and their families and carers.

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.

Seascape Reconnect with Hope

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

SLCo (Speech Language Communication Company)

Arianna Patterson, SLCo, 42-44 Castle St, DD1 3AQ
Get A Buddy GAB is a programme designed for children and young people aged between 11 and 21 who experience social exclusion due to speech, language and communication barriers.

Southwark Irish Pensioners Project

Rita Andrews, 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.

Stanwell Events (Stanwell Befriending)

Anna-Marie Goodacre, 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 .

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 Disability Social Network (Disability Network CIC) (Community Befriending Service)

Carolyn Lyden, The Disability Social Network (Disability Network CIC), Chat Chill Connect C/o Connexions, 100 Church Street, Lincolnshire, DN21 2JR
Anyone aged 18+ suffering from social isolation will be able to connect with a telephone befriender, and in turn, reconnect with their local community.

The Greenwich Carers Centre

Ollie Golding, The Greenwich Carers Centre, The Stables, 76 Hornfair Road, Charlton, SE7 7BD
Here at Greenwich Carers Centre we are proud to support those who dedicate their time to caring for family, friends and neighbours living in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

The Healing Hubs Mental Health Charity

Sarah Greenway , The Healing Hubs Mental Health Charity, 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.
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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 Reading Agency

Natalie Frost, 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.

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.

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
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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 support to the residents of Greenwich who are lonely or isolated.

Volunteer Centre Sutton (Sutton Befrienders)

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

Wigtownshire Women and Cancer

Gordon Frew, Wigtownshire Women And Cancer, 9 Hanover Street, Wigtownshire, DG9 7SB
Befriending can provide a supportive network that empowers people to cope with their diagnosis, make informed decisions, and find strength in shared experiences, fostering a more positive and hopeful outlook on their cancer journey.

Yealmpton Community Association (Yealmpton and Brixton Community Friendship Project)

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