This service is free. If you are over 60 or over, housebound, socially isolated, living in your own property or in rented accommodation and receiving less than 3 visitors a week, our befriending service can offer you a friendly visitor on a regular basis. Our befrienders can sit and chat, play puzzles and board games, do quizzes or can accompany you on a short walk. The main aim is to motivate and encourage you to make a difference to your life.
Or, if you prefer, one of our volunteers could contact you regularly by telephone rather than visit, until a suitable befriending volunteer can be matched with you.
Our visitors should not be asked to do cleaning, help with personal care or accompany you to hospital or doctor’s appointments as there are more appropriate paid assistants for those tasks.
For further details please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org