What we do
We provide telephone befriending and alert calls to older people. Every morning, 365 days a year, Telephone Befrienders call out to members at a pre-arranged time to check that all is well and for a good blether. We take an active interest in people and over time hope to become a good friend on the phone, someone to share a laugh with or simply be there to listen and give emotional support in difficult times.
Originally a service delivered by Glasgow City Council social work department on a small scale, we took over in 2000, launching our unique 365-day Good Morning Calls, adding Good Night Calls in 2008.
If our Good Morning Call goes unanswered and the person can't be located we will alert nominated contact persons or the emergency services to a potential health problem. Help will be sent, 365 days a year.
• Additional Good Night Calls in Winter
• Monthly social outings, our Get
• Pass on warnings of bogus callers from
• Police Scotland
• Connect people into their local