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Call in Time

Free friendship calls for the over-60s

Would you - or someone you know - love to talk to someone every week?

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What is Call in Time?

Call in Time is a free telephone befriending service for matching volunteers with older people.

Not having someone to talk to regularly can be lonely and isolating, particularly if you're used to sharing your home and time with others. A friendly, weekly, 30-minute chat on the phone can make all the difference.

While we're waiting to find a suitable match, we carry out regular, short Good Day Calls with them, to bridge the time gap.

'It's the highlight of my week'

Darranda explains why she loves volunteering as a telephone befriender.

What's great about Call in Time?

  • Free weekly calls from a volunteer for up to 30 minutes
  • Find and make a new friend to share experiences with
  • We match older people with a friendly volunteer who shares similar interests and hobbies
  • We protect everyone's safety by automatically connecting older people with their telephone friend which means no personal telephone numbers need to be exchanged

How does Call in Time work?

Call in Time follows a straightforward process.

  1. You sign up and register interest.
  2. We assess your profile (or the older person you're referring)
  3. We match up with a suitable volunteer
  4. We then connect the volunteer to begin weekly calls

Frequently asked questions

How to sign up

Call the team on 0800 434 6105

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