Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Befriending Champions

We are today hosting Befriending Champions Training. to find out more click on the link:

Do you want to help lonely and isolated people across Derbyshire?

Then be a Befriending Champion!
• Do you work or volunteer in a role that brings you into contact with the public?

• Do you want to help people in Derbyshire who are lonely or isolated?

• Are you part of a local group which supports people who are lonely or isolated?

• Do you have an idea that could help reduce loneliness or isolation in your area?
If so, the Befriending Champions Project may be just for you!
As a Befriending Champion you will receive:
Free training to give you the skills and knowledge to

become a Befriending Champion - lunch provided!

• The chance to be part of a network of other like-

minded Befriending Champions

• Support to help develop ideas for projects that reduce isolation and loneliness

• The chance to apply for a microgrant to make your

idea become a reality

• Other training opportunities – such as becoming a

Dementia Friend.
The next Befriending Champions Training Session will be held on
Wednesday 5th July 2017 at
Erewash Voluntary Action CVS, Granville Centre, Granville Avenue, Long Eaton, Derbyshire, NG10 4HD from 9.30am to 3.15pm

We are also taking bookings for training sessions across Derbyshire throughout April and May 2017

To find out more about being a Befriending Champion and the microgrant scheme, please contact:
Richard Murrell, Befriending Champion Co-ordinator

Tel: 01283 219761 Email: