Telephone buddy project

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!
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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
Categories:
Learning something new
Connecting with others
Getting active
Losing weight
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
Volunteering
N/A
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Wheelchair accessible
Learning difficulty friendly
Physical disability friendly
Dementia friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Non English speaking friendly
N/A
Day:
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Time of day:
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Average waiting list (weeks): 1
Key words - separate with a comma: Telephone befriending, loneliness, volunteering
Is this service available nationally?:
Yes
No

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