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Health & wellbeing programmes

Our Renfrewshire network of clubs is an opportunity for older adults (predominantly age 65+) to meet people, socialise and laugh whilst investing in their physical and mental health through life-affirming wellbeing projects.


Befriending Service

Throughout Renfrewshire


‘Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation' - Oscar Wilde


Our Befriending Service is aimed at people 85* and over who are socially isolated and may have mobility or other disability issues. This service gives the opportunity to meet with a volunteer in their own home. 

Our Phone Befriending Service is particularly aimed at people who are waiting for a befriending service or who feel awkward about visits to their homes, but would still love to have a chat with someone.  It can also be a lifeline in times of bereavement or ill health.

Who Can Use the Befriending /Phone Befriending Service?

  • Older adults living alone
  • Older adults who have been discharged from hospital and need encouragement to regain their confidence and link with their community.
  • Older adults who are housebound, do not receive significant amounts of other services or have poor network of support.

*We can often make allowances for those under 85 who have no support.