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Opportunity Details

Description
Befriending-
Volunteers to become Befrienders to lonely & isolated older people. We are a small & welcoming team who offer friendship & support. We aim to help tackle loneliness amongst the older generation who are housebound or isolated from their community. We support them to re-engage if they are able to get out by accompanying them to local activities or offer friendship and support by telephone if they are housebound. Full training given & expenses paid. Please call for an informal chat

Partner
Age Concern Chesterfield & District - Care Line

Who to contact
Age Concern Chesterfield & District
South Lodge
Boythorpe Avenue
Chesterfield. S40 2BF

Jo Sinclair Telephone Befriending Service Co-ordinator
Debbie Fennell Active Age Co-ordinator

Contact details
Tel: 01246 2733333
email: enquiries@ageconcernchesterfield.org.uk

Geographical area
Bolsover
Chesterfield
North East Derbyshire

Type of befriending
Supported friendships
Telephone

I want to support someone who is/has
Older person

Date added
12 April 2016