Cumbria: Socialising > Companionship /befriending services
1-10 of 21 Companionship /befriending services in Cumbria.
People who use the service could be:
Living away from their family and friends
Socially isolated or lonely
Caring for someone
Isolated from their immediate community due...Contact: Age UK, , Tavis House 1-6 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9NA. Tel: 0844 225 0320.
Age UK Barrow and District
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.
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January 16th – Laure...Contact: Age UK Barrow and District, Lakeland House Abbey Road, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 1XL. Tel: 01229 831425.
Age UK West Cumbria
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. 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.
British Red Cross Society
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.
There is no real limit to the type of support that Caremark can offer. We have an extremely broad range of services ranging from something as little as some company whilst walking the dog, to 24 hour support with personal car...Contact: Caremark (Lancaster & South Lakeland), 1-3 Ironworks House, Warton Road, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA5 9EX. Tel: 015242 735207.
Contact the Elderly
Contact the Elderly is a national charity and organises monthly Sunday afternoon tea parties for people over 75 who live alone with little or no support from family and friends.
One Sunday afternoon a month volunteers use...Contact: Contact the Elderly, 2 Grosvenor Gardens, London, SW1W 0DH. Tel: 0800 716 543.
Eden Housing Association Ltd
Eden Independent Living provides support and care services under one umbrella. It is a local partnership that builds upon existing support services from Eden Housing Association and care services from Eden Country Care. ...Contact: Eden Independant Living Service, Blain House Bridge Lane, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 8QU. Tel: 0800 038 3161.
Friends of the Elderly
This amazing service helps prevent feelings of loneliness and isolation by providing a regular phone call from a friendly volunteer.Contact: Phoning Friends, 40-42 Ebury Street, London, SW1W 0LZ. Tel: 020 7881 1148.
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 2082911 / 07527721251.