This service gives you the opportunity to increase your independence, improve your confidence and overcome loneliness.
The service is available to anyone aged 50 and over, who lives in the borough of Sefton, is lonely and isolated and has a Sefton GP.
You can call 01704 542993 or find out more by visiting the team at our Sefton office. You can refer yourself or someone can do it for you.
Once the referral has been received, you will be advised when we have a Befriending and Re-ablement Officer available to visit you at home.
You can then access up to 6 week of support FREE (for up to 2 hours per week)
You will be encouraged to set goals to work towards.
We will focus on supporting you to maximise your independence and welleing and to find a positive outlook.
Ater 6 weeks you can be allocated a volunteer Befriender who will continue to visit you every week for a chat.
All volunteer Befrienders are carefully selected and we aim to match people with common interests and likes.