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Befriending

Befriending provides companionship for isolated people, the chance to develop new relationships and opportunities to participate in social activities.

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    Age Concern - Barnstaple and District

    Provides a range of services for elderly people. Low key home maintenance, befriending and dog walking. Runs Library Club and Rainbow Club. Offers advice and information on support. Services available in the North Devon area.
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    1, Litchdon StreetBarnstapleDevonEX32 8ND

    Age Concern - Careline

    Telephone Careline - a volunteer will telephone an elderly housebound person for a five minute befriending call. The volunteers have extensive information on benefits and services available in the community. This service also supports elderly carers.
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    Age Concern - Crediton

    Our mission is to improve the quality of life for older people in Crediton and district. We aim to improve the quality of life for older people, their relatives, friends and carers. We provide services that meet the needs of older people by maintaining their…
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    The Lady Mills CentreDeep LaneCreditonDevonEX17 2BX

    Age UK Devon - Better Later Lives

    The Better Later Lives project is for people over pension age who may have experienced a life change and need some support to think about what happens next. Perhaps you have lost a loved one and are wondering how life will be in the future; or you…
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    Age Uk, 1 Manaton CourtManaton CloseMarsh Barton Trading EstateExeterDevonEX2 8PF

    Age UK Devon - Enabling and Home Support Service - East Devon

    At Age UK Devon, we understand that as we get older some household tasks can be a challenge. Older people have told us that companionship, conversation and pursuing hobbies are important to their quality of life. Our Enabling and Home Support Service aims to meet…
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    EX10 8RU

    Age UK Devon - Enabling and Home Support Service - Teignbridge

    At Age UK Devon, we understand that as we get older some household tasks can be a challenge. Older people have told us that companionship, conversation and pursuing hobbies are important to their quality of life. Our Enabling and Home Support Service aims to meet…
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    TQ12 2AQ

    Age UK Exeter - Beacon Heath Social Group

    This is a friendly and welcoming drop-in social group that offers a range of activities and lots of chat, laughter and fun. It is based at Beacon Heath Church on King Arthur's Road so do go along and you'll get a warm welcome from Jenny…
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    Beacon Heath ChurchKing Arthurs RoadExeterDevonEX4 9BE

    Age UK Exeter - Befriending Services

    We match suitable volunteers with older people who live alone and would enjoy some extra company and friendship on a regular basis with support from a service co-ordinator to monitor all's going well. A telephone support service is also available where volunteers phone isolated older…
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    138, Cowick StreetExeterDevonEX4 1HS

    Age UK Torbay - Befriending and Careline

    BefriendingVolunteers visit people for about 1 hour each week in their own home for a chat and a cup of tea, offering friendship and companionship. A friendly face or listening ear can make a positive difference to older people living in the community. CarelineCareline volunteers…
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    12 Dendy RoadPaigntonDevonTQ4 5DB

    Age UK Torbay - Companionship Care Service

    Groups of up to 3 people enjoy a half-day out with a fully trained member of staff, providing companionship and offering leisurely shopping, garden centre trips, scenic strolls, coffee stops and much more.  Transport to and from your home provided.  Charges apply.
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    Age UK Torbay, 216Torquay Road, Manor CornerPrestonPaigntonDevonTQ3 2HP
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