What is it?
The telephone buddy project is a telephone befriending service!
We will match people quickly to a befriender who will call them on a regular basis for a friendly chat!
One lady said talking to our volunteers had made her day!
Do you have a safeguarding procedure e.g. DBS?: Yes
What time(s) does this service take place?: Flexible
How often does this service/activity take place?: Weekly
Learning something new
Connecting with others
Day to day helping hand
Helping with money
Information and advice
Transport and getting around
Support with anxiety/depression
Support with housing
Support with employment
Support for carers
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Learning difficulty friendly
Physical disability friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Non English speaking friendly
Time of day:
Average waiting list (weeks): 1
Service access criteria: Must be a resident of Wokingham
Key words - separate with a comma: Telephone befriending, loneliness, volunteering
Is this service available nationally?: