We are providing essential transport, collection of prescriptions and medications, & shopping together with other tasks as requested and agreed with a volunteer.
In our scheme local volunteers help other local people in our community with a range of helpful services ranging including:
- Providing transport to medical appointments, hospital appointments and other appointments as necessary including taking you shopping or to the hairdressers/barbers
- Getting your Shopping for you
- Help with Form Filling
- Light Housework
- Minor domestic repairs
- Collecting pensions/prescriptions
- Dog walking and other activities as requested and agreed.
There are currently 46 registered volunteers who are all DBS checked providing services for the local community and last year assistance was provided 486 times for local people.
Our scheme is managed by a committee with a Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer together with 7 other committee members. The Committee meets every 6 weeks and the AGM is held in October each year.
Anyone wishing to join the scheme as a volunteer or request to use the service should ring 07799 873881.