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Our Befriending Service provides friendship and support for older people in the community to ensure that they do not become lonely or socially isolated.

Age UK West Sussex, Brighton & Hove can help you or an isolated person you know find a friend who will speak to them on the telephone and provide a friendly ear.

Having someone to talk to can make a difference particularly for those who re housebound or have mobility issues.

We offer a free telephone friendship service that matches volunteers with older members of the public to have a weekly 20 minutes minimum chat together. Our volunteer telephone befrienders are all DBS security checked and will contact you weekly on a day or days that suit you.

Service availability

We are currently only offering a Telephone Befriending service due to coronavirus restrictions.

These services are available to residents of West Sussex, Brighton & Hove

Due to Coronavirus our services are under constant review and are subject to change. For the latest information on services where you live please contact us.

tel: 0800 019 1310

email: info@ageukwsbh.org.uk

Who is the service for?

Anyone living in the West Sussex, Brighton and Hove area aged 50+ who feels lonely and unable to leave their home.

Contact Head Office

0800 019 1310
email: info@ageukwsbh.org.uk

Open 9am to 5.00pm Monday to Thursday and to 4.30 on Fridays.

Age UK West Sussex, Brighton and Hove
Suite 2, First Floor
Anchor Springs
Littlehampton
BN17 6BP