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1-10 of 22 Companionship /befriending services in Cumbria.

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 Barrow and District

National/regional service

Silver Lynx

Silver Lynx is held every third Wednesday of the month at Station View, Holker Street, Barrow-in-Furness. Come along for a chat and refreshments. New members welcome. Guest Speakers 2013 January 16th – Laure...Contact: Age UK Barrow and District, Lakeland House Abbey Road, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 1XL. Tel: 01229 831425.

Age UK South Lakeland

National/regional service

Activities & Events

Here you can find details of fun activities, lunch clubs and our Men in Sheds workshop. Click onto a link for more details. What's on... What's on in your area. If you would like to talk to someone in person about o...Contact: Age UK South Lakeland, Gillinggate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4JE. Tel: 01539 728180.

Age UK West Cumbria

National/regional service

Befriending and Social Opportunities

You can make new friends at our friendship groups with an afternoon of refreshments and activities or you can put your skills to use by meeting up with likeminded people in our activity groups for example 'men in workshops' w...Contact: Age UK West Cumbria, Old Customs House West Strand, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7LR. Tel: 08443 843 843.
National/regional service

Support for Small Group Activities

An individual support plan to help you achieve your goals. A worker will support a small group of people to come together and take part in an activity of their choice.    The group might decide to meet for coffee or...Contact: Age UK West Cumbria, Old Customs House West Strand, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7LR. Tel: 08443 843 843.
National/regional service

Neighbourhood Care Independence Programme

Managed by the Cumbria Community Foundation and funded by Cumbria County Council, the Neighbourhood Care Independence programme provides a range of practical help and advice services for people aged over-18 who need extra sup...Contact: Age UK West Cumbria, Old Customs House West Strand, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7LR. Tel: 08443 843 843.

British Red Cross Society

National/regional service

Neighbourhood Care

This service offers befriending and hospital discharge support, enabling people to live independently across Cumbria.Contact: County Durham and Teesside, Northumbria and Cumbria, Unit 11Clifford House Cooper Way, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 0JG. Tel: 01228 552486.

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.
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