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Befriend West Berkshire Launch - Thursday 19th May 2016!

Having regular interactions with other people can help to combat loneliness and improve quality of life, physical health and mental well-being. Volunteer Centre West Berkshire is pleased to be commencing a new project – Befriend West Berkshire, which will recruit and train volunteers to become befrienders to socially isolated people over the age of 50.

Interested people are invited to attend the formal launch of the project which is being held on Thursday 19th May between 10am and 12 noon in the Northbrook Street branch of Caffè Nero, Newbury.

You will have the opportunity to find out how the service will work, the referral system, and how you may be able to get involved. Befriend West Berkshire will be formally opened by the Chairman of West Berkshire Council, Cllr Peter Argyle at 11am.

Read the leaflet to find out more about the project.

If you are unable to attend, but would like to find out more then please email or call 01635 49004.