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COVID-19 & Changes to our Services

South Derbyshire CVS premises are currently closed to the public and visitors, and staff are working from home. All our group activities and most community based face to face services have stopped for the time being. This includes befriending visits and befriending groups.

We continue to support vulnerable individuals who are self-isolating and who don’t have any family or friends who can help, with essential food shopping, collecting medication, and  telephone befriending/welfare calls. We can also tell you about other services which may be able to support you. If you have not used our services before you should first register for help via the Derbyshire Community Response Unit.  Register online at www.derbyshire.gov.uk/communityresponse or by telephoning 01629 535091 (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, Saturday 9am to 1pm). They will take some basic information and then pass your details on to us.

If you want to volunteer with us please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 07458 304315.

For any other enquiries email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 07458 304316.


 

 

befriending-scheme

Connect Befriending Service

Everyone needs friends - but making that first step can feel hard.

South Derbyshire CVS befrienders and buddies are there for adults of any age who are feeling isolated or finding it difficult to get out and do the things they would like to do - whatever the reason. Whether it's a friendly phone call, a regular visit or someone to go with you to take part in activities in the community, we may be able to help.

Or why not make a difference by volunteering to be a befriender or buddy?

To find out more contact us on 01283 219761 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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