Great Bedwyn Link Scheme -
Registered Charity no. 1052579
What is a LINK Good Neighbour Scheme ?
LINK is a team of volunteers set up to supplement
the assistance provided by statutory bodies in a personal, confidential
and friendly way. LINK is organised by a committee
of local people who oversee the general running of the scheme.
WE AIM to help people of all ages and circumstances who live within Great
Bedwyn, Little Bedwyn and St. Katharines.
If you need help, call the LINK help line
number: 07717 006787
Our coordinator will take your call and contact a volunteer who will be
able to help you.
Contact us at any time of day. If the answer phone is in operation, please
leave your name and number - we will call you back) If possible, please
give at least 24 hours notice.
HOW WE CAN HELP YOU
hospital appointments and visiting
surgery, dental and clinic appointments
visits to the optician
visits to the chiropodist
lifts to meetings and social events
collecting prescriptions, pensions etc.
local shopping, changing library books
occasional small jobs in the garden
in the event of illness we could walk the dog
small emergency DIY jobs
Please ring, and if we cannot help you, we may be able to put you in touch
with someone who can.
HOW YOU CAN HELP US
If you can
spare some time
put your skills and experience to good use
offer help with transport
You may be able to help someone else.
You can give as little or as much of your time as you wish.
We offer a mileage allowance if you volunteer to drive for us.
You can always say NO if it is not convenient when asked !
Contact: Volunteer Coordinator
We are always looking for volunteers to expand the range of help we can