WECIL Now Have a New ‘Check in and Chat’ Telephone Service

WECIL’s New Check in and Chat Service!

WECIL is launching a new Telephone Check in and Chat Service for members of our community in response to the Covid-19 crisis and funded by Bristol City Council. 

The service is available to any self-identifying disabled adults, those who are shielding and/or have long term health conditions who are feeling isolated and would like someone to talk to.

Our Telefriend volunteers will make weekly calls, of around 20 minutes, to a member of our community for a period of six weeks. Speaking to the same person each week, the Telefriend volunteer will make friendly conversation, lend a supportive ear and signpost to services.

We are currently looking for both volunteers and referrals for the service.

I would like to receive Check in and Chat calls…..

Just fill in a short form https://bit.ly/WECILCheckinandchat and the project worker, Charlotte, will contact you for further information.

I am a professional who would like to refer someone I work with……

Please fill in a short form https://bit.ly/WECILCheckinandchat and the project worker, Charlotte, will contact the person referred for further information. Please ensure you have the persons consent before referring.

I would like to become a volunteer ‘Telefriender’…..

We cannot run this new service without amazing volunteers so if you would like to register your interest in joining our incredible team please fill in a short online form https://bit.ly/WECILVolApplication

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the service, Charlotte is the new Befriending Project worker and is happy to be contacted anytime at Charlotte.Heath@wecil.co.uk or on 07973686389

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