Being There - Face to face and telephone befriendingFace to face and telephone befriending offered on a weekly/fortnightly basis for up to 6 months. Being There is a local charity providing emotional support and practical assistance to people with cancer and other life-limiting illnesses, along with those closest to them, such as family, friends and carers. Being There provides volunteers trained to listen and respond to concerns and worries to ensure people feel heard. This helps to promote well-being, reduces the risk of anxiety and keeps people connected to others. This service is for people with life limiting illnesses conditions such as cancer, stroke, heart and respiratory illnesses. We also support carers by offering respite and counselling.
Contact for further details: Suzanne Roberts - Branch ManagerContact phone number: 0161 711 0643Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Day: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, FridayFrequency: WeeklyCost: Free
Professional Referral: YesSelf Referral: YesAccessible for disabled people: YesAccessible for people with language needs: Yes
About the host organisationHosted by: Being There Tameside and GlossopOrganisation Profile:
Being There supports people with cancer and other life limiting illnesses (such as strokes, heart and respiratory disease), their carers and families.
Being There recruits and trains local volunteers managed by a locally placed member of staff.
Services include one-to-one emotional support, transport support for hospital appointments and group support.Charity Number: 1016053