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Berkshire Befriending - Bracknell & Ascot

Berkshire Befriending - Bracknell & Ascot

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Berkshire Befriending

Macmillan's trained local volunteers provide practical and emotional support to people aged 18 and over who feel isolated by cancer, including carers and family members. The Macmillan Berkshire Direct Volunteering Service is available across Reading, West Berks hire, Wokingham, Slough, Windsor & Maidenhead and Bracknell Forest local authority areas. Volunteers can make a huge difference by providing help tailored to individual needs for up to 12 weeks. Support can include: Light gardening or housework Shopping Lifts to one-off appointments in the community Preparing a light meal having a chat and a cup of tea going out for a coffee, visiting a garden centre or going for a walk support over the phone signposting to other relevant support services The service is available Monday to Friday, 8am - 7:30pm and weekends by arrangement. For further information about how the Macmillan Berkshire Direct Volunteering Scheme can help you, please call 01904 756 402 or email

We offer:

  • Befriending
  • Home visiting
  • Hospital visiting
  • Information

Catchment area:

Bracknell, Ascot

  • Opening times:

    Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm

Interested in joining us?

Just come along to our next meeting, or get in touch with us on the details below.

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