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1-10 of 19 Companionship /befriending services in Manchester.

Age UK

National/regional service

Call in Time- Telephone Friendship Service

Call in Time aims to reduce loneliness and social isolation in older people by providing them with regular telephone chats. Contact: Call in Time Telephone Friendship Service, , Tavis House 1-6 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9NA. Tel: 0800 434 6105.

Age UK Manchester

National/regional service

Ageing Well

Age UK Manchester is continuing to develop this popular project which is aimed at promoting positive attitudes towards ageing. Our ‘Big Lottery’-funded Ageing Well groups run in many areas of Manchester. It was or...Contact: Age UK Manchester, Canada House, 3 Chepstow Street, Manchester, M1 5FW. Tel: 0161 833 3944.
National/regional service

Out in the City

The project continues to support members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community through our innovative ‘Out In The City’ initiative, which is a friendly social/support group for people over 50. Th...Contact: Age UK Manchester, Canada House, 3 Chepstow Street, Manchester, M1 5FW. Tel: 0161 833 3944.

Contact the Elderly

National/regional service

Sunday afternoon outings

Contact the Elderly is the only national charity solely dedicated to tackling loneliness and social isolation among older people. Supported by a network of volunteers, the charity organises monthly Sunday afternoon tea partie...Contact: Contact the Elderly, 2 Grosvenor Gardens, London, SW1W 0DH. Tel: 0800 716 543.

Cura HQ

National/regional service


Cura is a free to use website that allows you to create a secure community, to which you invite the people around you who want to help, friends, family, neighbours etc... You then upload the tasks you need help with and your...Contact: cura hq ltd.


National/regional service


Elder helps people stay safe and comfortable at home by assisting with daily activities of living via personal care, dementia care and part-time, full-time or live-in care. Contact: elder, 20 Bedford Square, London, London, Greater London, WC1B3HH. Tel: 0333 920 3648.

Home Help Companions

National/regional service

Home Help Companions

Home Help Companions is a unique introduction agency for elderly people and truly lovely live-in Home Help Companions. Companions must have proven experience, skills, qualifications, DBS checks and excellent references. ...Contact: Home Help Companions and Carers. Tel: 01403 711 639.

Home To Home Calls

National/regional service

Home To Home Calls

Home to Home Calls provides a daily phone call service specifically for the elderly and the most vulnerable members of society. The calls are used as a befriending service and to check the welfare and well being of our c...Contact: Welfare and Befriending, 107 Whitehall Road, West Bromwich, Birmingham, West Midlands, B70 0HG. Tel: 0121 208 2911.

Independent Age

National/regional service

Receive regular phone calls or visits

A friendly voice to talk to Good company and conversation is enjoyable and important for our wellbeing. It can be hard staying in contact with people as time goes by, especially if you've lost touch with close fri...Contact: Independent Age, 18 Avonmore Road, London, W14 8RR. Tel: 0800 319 6789.
National/regional service

Advice line

We give free, confidential advice over the telephone for older people, their families and carers on issues such as getting help at home, adaptations, care assessments, paying for care, staying in touch with other people ...Contact: Independent Age, 18 Avonmore Road, London, W14 8RR. Tel: 0800 319 6789.
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