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CheeRing - Telephone Befriending Service (1000764)

Address:

Villa 1 St Peter's Hospital Spital Road
Maldon
Essex
Tel (Main): 01621 853 211
Fax: 01621 876 711
Email: admin@maldon-essex-mind.org.uk
Website: http://www.maldon-essex-mind.org.uk/about/projects/cheering/

Organisation Details:

Organisation Type:
Support Groups-Befriending

Description:

Provides a befriending service to elderly,isolated vulnerable community residents in their homes that have been referred by health practitioners,social services or relevant voluntary organisations

Face 2 Face (1025055)

Address:

PO Box 554
Worcester
Worcestershire
Tel (Main): 0844 800 9189
Email: face2facenetwork@scope.org.uk
Website: www.face2facenetwork.org.uk

Organisation Details:

Organisation Type:
Support Groups-Befriending

Description:

Face 2 Face is a network of trained volunteer befrienders who can help parents make positive adjustments to the news that their child has a disability. Face 2 Face is free and confidential. A befriender can either visit you at home or you can agree another convenient location. It is an informal and flexible arrangement designed to suit you. They support parents of children with any type of disability or special need.

Good Companions-Basildon/Billericay/Wickford & Castle Point (1025886)

Address:

Suite 12f : Barclays Bank Chambers Broadway North
Pitsea
Essex
Tel (Main): 01268 584340
Email:
Website: www.essex-mh.nhs.uk/services_directory/bil_brent_wick/bbw_local.htm

Organisation Details:

Organisation Type:
Support Groups-Befriending

Description:

The project recruits, trains and supports volunteer befrienders for people with severe mental illness. Service users are matched on a one-to-one basis with a volunteer who supports them to pursue social opportunities in the community tackling isolation. Group befriending and social activities also offered.

Good Neighbour Scheme - St Albans (1010592)

Address:

St Albans
Hertfordshire
Tel (Main): 01727 830 713
Email:
Website: www.sagns.org

Organisation Details:

Organisation Type:
Support Groups-Befriending

Description:

The good neighbour scheme is a telephone helpline for those who do not have family or good neighbours to help them by providing transport, shopping, odd jobs and befriending. Telephone line open 9am to 4pm every day.

Guideposts Trust (Ware) (1026721)

Address:

3/5 Cross Street
Ware
Hertfordshire
Tel (Main): 01920 484946
Fax: 01920 469618
Email:
Website: www.Guidepoststrust.Org.Uk

Organisation Details:

Organisation Type:
Support Groups-Befriending

Description:

Voluntary organisation which offers the following services to adults with learning difficulties: •Day Services (including outreach) •Friendship Scheme •Adult Placement Scheme (recruiting carers to offer long-term residential placements and respite care) •Guideposts Shop - work training project •Arts Cafe - work training project •Community Activity Scheme and Leisure Projects The Friendship Scheme recruits and trains volunteers to be a friend to an adult with learning difficulties, matching people with similar hobbies/interests and personalities. Volunteers are also needed to help the shop managers and students in the Guideposts shop and cafe; and to support small groups of adults with learning difficulties who get together in the evening through the Community Activity Scheme and Leisure Project.

Rethink Good Companions (1025885)

Address:

Block A Suite 10 Weston Chambers Western Road
Southend on Sea
Essex
Tel (Main): 01702 343222
Fax: 01702 352544
Email: goodcompanions1@rethink.org
Website: www.essex-mh.nhs.uk/services_directory/bil_brent_wick/bbw_local.htm

Organisation Details:

Organisation Type:
Support Groups-Befriending

Description:

The project recruits, trains and supports volunteer befrienders for people with severe mental illness. Service users are matched on a one-to-one basis with a volunteer who supports them to pursue social opportunities in the community tackling isolation. Group befriending and social activities also offered.
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Centre for Disability Studies
34 Rocheway
Rochford
Essex
SS4 1DQ

Telephone: 0844 412 1771

Facsimile: 0844 880 0614

Email: info@disabilityessex.org

Charity No: 1102596

Company No: 4980118