Oswestry has a range of services to support people in times of need. CHUMS Befriending is one such service. Might you be looking for such a service, or to volunteer some of your time and energy to this worthwhile and important project? In either case, speak with Connie Culliford, Project Co-ordinator on 01691 658008 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tel: 01691 658008
Fax: 01691 658055
Mile Oak Industrial Estate
CHUMS Befriending Service and QUBE are working in partnership to bring care and support to the community. CHUMS cover the whole of Shropshire offering friendship and company through volunteer befrienders to predominantly but not exclusively disabled adults who feel isolated from their community and are in need of someone to talk to. Complementing this, QUBE provides shopping services in North Shropshire for those who need assistance, which could involve transport (collecting from home, taken shopping and returned home) or telephone ordering where your shopping is brought to your door by volunteers.
Volunteers are always needed, we ask for a minimum of 2 hours per week over 12 month period. All volunteers have an enhanced DBS check, references and go through one days training. Volunteers choose their own client in order to match interests and time available as much as possible. You can choose the hours you work, some volunteers do weekends or evenings, whenever they can fit it in.
Volunteers meet the client in their own home or sometimes taking them out for a coffee and a chat.
CHUMS is a service of Shropshire Peer Counselling & Advocacy Service (Charity number 1102986)
Member since: 10th July 2012
A quick introduction - I'm John Waine, Director of TheBestOfOswestry. Having lived in this beautiful area for around 20 years now, I have decided to stay. :)
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