What does the group do?two ladies talking

Social support and access to services in Fairfield Community, Buxton, Derbyshire.

“I now have confidence to talk to people”

“I am able to meet other people and it gets me out of the house”

Who is it for?

Residents of the Fairfield Community, Buxton.

What do we offer?

A social group meeting on Thursday afternoons with social support and access to Post Office facilities. Door-to-door transport to the Post Office and the social group held in a community setting in the centre of Fairfield.

Refreshments are provided.

What are the benefits?

  • Older people have access to cash and banking facilities, money management is improved and reduced risk of debt, crime and anxiety
  • Older people feel less isolated and more engaged with their community
  • Older people have contact with a wide variety of preventative information and support
  • Older people have fun.

How do I use it?

Anyone can refer themselves or someone else to the older people's group. Referrals are also encouraged from social workers, GPs VCS agency, carers and relatives.

People will be contacted by telephone by a worker to discuss your needs and if appropriate welcome you to the group.


Nominal charge of approximately £1 per session.

How do I find out more?

Telephone: 01433 620 263
Email: befriending@ageukderbyandderbyshire.org.uk

Caroline Court Day Centre
Marsh Avenue
Hope Valley
S33 6RX