WHAT IS POWYS BEFRIENDING SERVICE?

Powys Befriending Service

Powys Befriending Service helps improve the independence of people over 50 by helping maintain social networks and remain in their own homes for as long as they are able.

 

Befriending volunteers are trained and police checked before visiting people in their own homes or in the community. 

Befrienders provide:

  • Companionship for isolated people
  • The chance to develop new relationships
  • Opportunities to participate in social activities

What are the benefits of befriending?

  • Increase in confidence
  • Engaging with the community
  • Increased activity
  • Improved mental health

The service we offer

  • Face to face befriending in your own home or in a community setting
  • Telephone Befriending
  • Letter / email correspondence
  • Digital online befriending groups
  • Befriending groups

 

Do you know someone who would benefit from this service?

Call 01597 822 191 for an informal chat or email pbs(at)pavo.org.uk

Digital Befriending

POWYS TALKING BENCHES

Powys Talking Benches

Where to find us

Llandrindod Wells Office

Unit 30
Ddole Road Industrial Estate
Llandrindod Wells
Powys
LD1 6DF

01597 822 191

Newtown Office

Plas Dolerw
Milford Road
Newtown
Powys
SY16 2EH

01686 626 220

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