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  1. Monday to Friday
    COVID-19 RESPONSE: Out & About and Social Prescribing  Last updated: 27/01/2022 Getting Out & About is a short-term service to help older people in Reading to discover new pastimes, rekindle old hobbies and find new friends in your local community. Our service is for older people living…
  2. Our befriending service is continuing. We are in contact with all our befriending clients over the phone and we are reintroducing home visits where appropriate. We are also putting in regular calls to all our usual social clubs clients plus others who have identified as wanting to be…
    Age UK Reading
  3. The British Red Cross Community Connectors service provides up to 12 weeks of person-centre support to someone experiencing loneliness or social isolation.  The focus is on helping each person to connect to their community, by building their confidence and sense of identity and purpose.  Support…
  4. Engage Befriending brings together those who are isolated or lonely with a volunteer befriender. We befriend people who are over 55 years old and live in the Reading area. Our volunteers will visit once a week or fortnight.  It may be for just a cuppa…
    90 London StreetReadingRG1 4SJ
  5. Home Help - We help Clients with their everyday life in their own surroundings.  We serve the community of Reading and Wokingham and surrounding areas. Fully accredited by Wokingham Borough Council. Our services range from home help,  which is vital everyday for some and for…
    Friendly Faces
  6. Open Monday to Friday, from 9am until 6pm
    We are a domiciliary care provider based in Reading, supporting the needs of individuals with: learning and/or physical disabilities, the elderly, those living with mental health issues, substance misuse or dependency and anyone else whose needs necessitate support to maintain their independence. Our services include:…
    9Greyfriars RoadReadingBerkshireRG1 1NU
  7. One Sunday afternoon per month.
    Re-engage is dedicated to tackling loneliness and social isolation among older people through face to face contact. We have been doing this for 50 years.  We aim to do this by organising monthly Sunday afternoon tea parties for small groups of older people (aged 75+)…
    BerkshireReading & WoodleyRG


This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.

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