Telephone befriending

Age UK telephone friendshipoffer a free telephone friendship service and enjoy chatting with someone over the phone from the comfort of your home.   

A Letter from Louise: a free pen-pal service that matches volunteer writers with clients for regular friendly conversations and sharing of stories. 

Chatterbox Action Against Loneliness Programme: free confidential telephone befriending service for those aged over 75 years, bereaved former carers, and people dealing with life-limiting illnesses or end of life challenges. 

Deafblind Cymrubefriender volunteers can keep in contact and provide companionship via telephone, email or text. 

Ffrind I mi / Friend of mine: befriending service where volunteers can contact you for a friendly chat.

Independent Age: free friendship services to help alleviate loneliness and social isolation.

Re-engage call companions: telephone befriending service for the over 75s, living on your own or feeling lonely and would like company. 

Silverlinefree telephone friendship service matches people aged 60 plus with a friendly volunteer for a weekly chat.