Befriending and support service

Befriending and support service for older people in York

What does it do?

Many older people feel socially isolated and lonely and we try to alleviate this by matching the older person with a carefully selected volunteer who agrees to visit regularly, usually once a week for an hour or two.

Check visiting service

Our check visiting service provides regular monitoring throughout the year for frail and vulnerable older people. During severe weather conditions we can offer one-off help with shopping, prescription collection and other small tasks.

Who it is for?

Our befriending service provides companionship and support to housebound older people living alone in the community.

Where it is available?

Local service (York).

How to access or apply for it:

For more information, contact our Community Befriending and Support team


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