Befriending Service (Oxgangs Care)

Availability : South West

Who is this for?

  • Adults aged 60 years old and over who live in EH10 or EH13

Who provides this?

  • Oxgangs Care

Description

A befriending service for people aged 60 years old and over who live in EH10 or EH13, and are affected by loneliness and isolation. All befrienders are volunteers who are fully trained and PVG checked.

Oxgangs Care aims to:

  • help reduce loneliness and isolation for older people
  • help improve their confidence and self-esteem
  • introduce people to new interests and provide friendly company

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?

Free

Is there a waiting list?

No

Location information

  • Public parking

Opening times

Monday Closed
Tuesday9.00 am – 4.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 4.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 4.00 pm
Friday9.00 am – 12.00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

Contact Details

Heather Macdonald
12 Firrhill Neuk EH13 9FF

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Type of support on offer:

Support on the phone

Categories:

Loneliness/isolated groups
Long term conditions/disabilities
Older people

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