Chatterbox Telephone Befriending Service
|Organisation||Omega, The National Association for End of Life Care|
Chatterbox is a free, confidential, short-term telephone befriending service. It is designed to support those who are lonely and isolated due to their caring role, bereavement, age, or life-limiting and end of life challenges. The service prioritises people over 75.
Clients are carefully matched to a dedicated volunteer Befriender who will call them on a weekly basis to provide emotional support and help finding additional services, information and social groups etc.
|Categories||Advice and guidance, Outreach, Befriending, Counselling and listening, Carers support|
|Staff Qualifications||Omega staff are fully trained and carefully matched to their clients.|
|Quality standards||Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service|