MHA Telephone Befriending

A telephone befriending scheme set up by MHA has helped two individuals create an amazing friendship. The telephone befriending service was set up to offer support and companionship to older people who feel or are at risk of becoming lonely and/or socially isolated across the UK.

Service access criteria: Senior
Connecting with others
Services for older people
Additional needs catered for:
Takes place in the client’s home
Key words - separate with a comma: befriending, telephone, virtual, senior
Who can refer: Professional referrals only