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Opportunity Details

Description
Volunteers Required - Elderfriends Befriending Service - Chesterfield & North East Derbyshire

Elderfriends is a befriending project aimed at improving the lives of lonely and socially isolated individuals over the age of 50 years + throughout Chesterfield and the North East Derbyshire area. It enables people to live independently within their own homes for as long as possible through one to one befriending within the service users own home and out in the community. Volunteers receive training to support them in their role and expenses.

Partner
The Volunteer Centre Chesterfield & NE Derbyshire - Elderfriends

Who to contact
Janet Millington - Project Co-ordinator - Elderfriends

Contact details
Address: 38 Knifesmiths Gate, Chesterfield S40 1RG
Telephone: 01246 276777
email: janet@chesterfieldvc.org.uk
www.chesterfieldvc.org.uk

Geographical area
Chesterfield
North East Derbyshire

Type of befriending
Buddying
Home visiting
Supported friendships
Telephone

I want to support someone who is/has
Carer
Dementia
Health condition or illness
Hearing impairment
Learning difficulty or disability
Mental health issues
Older person
Physical disability
Social isolation
Visual impairment

Date added
08 April 2016