Boxmoor Good Neighbours is a scheme launched by residents of Boxmoor to support older neighbours in the community.
Coronavirus Pandemic Updates:
BGN continues to support the elderly during this Coronavirus Pandemic. Visit Boxmoor Good Neighbours' website for more information.
What is the aim?
The Scheme aims to help older Boxmoor residents who are unwell, lonely, disabled, facing a crisis, or need temporary support and do not have family or a good neighbour to turn to.
Boxmoor Good Neighbours offers:
Help with travel - to medical appointments, such as surgery, dental or hospital;
Shopping - a weekly service delivered to your door;
Prescriptions collection - pick up and delivery of prescriptions;
Simple Gardening - help with simple tasks like mowing grass or cutting back bushes;
Companionship/Befriending/Comforting - with home visits (when permitted) or phone calls;
Special Events - Fish and chip suppers, cream teas, picnic lunches, canal boat cruises and more...
The service is free of charge but donations welcomed.
Boxmoor Good Neighbours is run entirely by volunteers and volunteers are needed to make the scheme work well.
"We all have busy lives, but even if can only spare an hour occasionally, your help can make a real difference to our older neighbours and offers a chance to give back to your local community. It just needs enthusiasm and a can-do approach. Don't worry, relevant training will be given and expenses are covered."
If you would like to use the service, refer someone or volunteer please contact the Boxmoor Good Neighbours team :
Contact the Boxmoor Good Neighbours (BGN) team
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Become a BGN volunteer
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Connect with the BGN core team and other volunteers @boxmoorgoodneighbours
Boxmoor Good Neighbours is supported by Age UK Dacorum and Neighbourhood Watch with initial funding from the Hertfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner.