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"I really enjoy my weekly visit and look forward to our chats about everyday things and what's been happening in the world.  We always seem to end the time on a laugh".  Margaret - Bitterne Park

This important service is delivered to support isolated and lonely older people through the matching of dedicated volunteers who give their time to provide companionship and develop a rewarding relationship.

We accept self-referrals or referrals from family members or health care professionals for help. Referral guidelines are at the bottom of the page.

Further information

Related topics - Loneliness and isolation

Our team can provide specific information and advice about alleviating loneliness.

Whether you're feeling alone or have family and friends, clients or patients that you're concerned about, give us a call and we can discuss how Age UK Southampton can help by either referring to our other services, or direct you to other organisations that provide appropriate support.


Free Age UK leaflets are available for you to take away that provides key contact numbers for organisations associated with matters relating to isolation and loneliness. We also have a selection of additional local flyers and leaflets that will help you to get support within the city.

Further information

Contact us by phone 023 8036 8636 or email info@ageuksouthampton.org.uk or drop into the office between 10am-4pm Monday to Friday for more information


Referral Form

Referral Form Guidelines