Provider Details


Service Name
Hartlepool Befriending Network
Organisation Name
Age UK Teesside


Address 1
100c York Road
TS26 9DE

Contact Details

Contact Name
Pam Cairns

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Service Description

Description of Service

Age UK Teesside are seeking volunteer befrienders to visit older people living in Hartlepool who have been identified as lonely and/or socially isolated. Just one hour per week can make a very big difference to an older person's outlook on life and visibly improves their mental wellbeing.

As a volunteer, you will offer friendship to an older person aged 65+, which may include:

• Visiting them at home for a chat and a cuppa
• Assisting with small daily tasks
• Accompany clients for walks out
• Assist clients with trips to the shops

By donating an hour or two of your time each week you could offer companionship to an older person and make a huge difference in their lives.

If you are interested in becoming an Age Teesside Befriender, please complete the attached application form.

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Physical Environment Accessibility

Are your premises accessible?

Other Accessibility

Could you provide a BSL interpreter?
You you cater for religious/cultural needs?
Is a referral required to access your service?
Please give further details

The agency or person(s) referring a client to the Hartlepool Befriending Network will need to complete a referral form. This can be obtained by contacting Lee Russell on 07808 306184 or by emailing

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