BeFriend In Bellshill
BeFriend in Bellshill provides support for elderly or disabled persons living in Bellshill and the surrouding communities in North Lanarkshire.
Welcome to BeFriend In Bellshill
BeFriend in Bellshill provides support for elderly or disabled persons living in Bellshill, Mossend, Holytown, Coatbridge and Viewpark. Volunteers befrienders spend time with befriendees offering social contact and companionship which reduces feelings of loneliness and isolation and improves health and wellbeing. Information on this page explains how to make a referral for befriending support and how you can get involved as a Volunteer befriender.
BeFriend in Bellshill recognises elderly or disabled members in our community experience loneliness or isolation. We aim to provide companionship and support and increase the confidence, self-esteem and wellbeing of our befriendees
Starting this year BeFriend in Bellshill now accepts referrals for telephone befriending. This free services offers companionship for isolated persons through weekly telephone provided by trained and supportive volunteers.
BeFriend in Bellshill is funded by the the Big Lottery Fund Investing in communities.
The BeFriending services:
We aim to provide companionship and support, to increase the confidence and self esteem of our Befriendees.
A free telephone befriending service offering companionship for isolated people through weekly telephone calls provided by trained and supported volunteers.
Group support Befriending
Our volunteers and Befriendees meet weekly to socialise, introduce new Befriendees and join in different activities.
BeFriend information for referals and volunteers.
How can I get involved?Information about making a referral for one-to-one or group support, information about telephone befriending and new referral form and information about volunteering are available to download links.
Download here the Volunteering leaflet informationDownload
Download here the Referral leaflet informationDownload
Download here the Befriending referral form (Word doc)Download
Download here the Telephone Befriending leaflet informationDownload
Download here the Telephone Befriending referal form (MS Word)Download
Meet the team