Befrienders can help you socialise and stay active by taking part in activities, hobbies and learning new skills with you.There are several organisations offering befriending services in Pembrokeshire.
Pembrokeshire Peoples First offers Advocacy, Living Skills, Gaming Club, FAB club that helps you get out and about. Young Tudor Project- a group for young people with Autism. Training and Easyread is also offered.
For more information, Tel: 01437 762 524
Pembrokeshire Mind- provide a range of groups and activities to anyone who is experiencing the effects of loneliness including carers. Tel: 01437 769982
Age Cymru- offer befriending services and socialisation packages for older people, as well as friendship and activity groups. Tel: 01437 769972
Royal Voluntary Service- offers befriending to older people. Tel: 01437 807336
Alzheimer’s Society- offers befriending to people living with dementia. Tel: 01646 692329
Volunteering Matters co-ordinate a range of friendship groups and a befriending network. Tel: 01437 769422
Contact the Elderly South Wales helps to relieve the loneliness of older people over 75 and usually housebound and living alone. Referrals can be made by health professionals, Social Services, and self. Volunteer drivers pick up older people from their homes once a month to visit a volunteer host for afternoon tea. Groups are 6 older people to 3 volunteers and the service is free.
Tel: 01792 862702