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St. Albans Community Association (Befriending volunteers)

This record is classed under Support in your home.

Service Provider NameSt. Albans Community Association
ServiceSt. Abans Road
CountyWest Midlands
Post CodeB67 7NL
Where do they provide service from?A befriending service provided from people's own homes.
Expiry of servicesApril 2019
Telephone0121 558 0018
Contact positionBefriending Programme Manager
Contact's mobile number07804 832619
Area coveredSmethwick, Oldbury and West Bromwich. Spreading out over Wednesbury, Rowley Regis and Tipton in the coming years.
Who is the service for?We are looking for volunteers aged 16+ that can visit elderly socially isolated people in their own homes. Days and times are agreeed between both parties dependent upon volunteer availability.
Referral routeContact St Albans for an application form, you will then be invited in for an interview.
When are the services run?Office open 9.00 - 5.00 however befriending takes place at any time dependent upon availability.
RemitWe are looking for volunteers aged 16+ that can give 1 - 2 hours per week to visit lonely, socially isolated elderly people in their own homes.To reduce social isolation in some of the most members of the community by poroviding volunteers that can visit them and accompany them to any number of social activities.
Chargeable service?No charge for client or volunteer. Volunteer travel expenses paid.
Total capacity of service120
Transport ProvidedTransport is not provded but travel expenses are paid for volunteers up to the equivelent of a day saver currently £4.20 per day.
CQC RegisteredNo.
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