Great Bedwyn Link Scheme -
Registered Charity no. 1052579

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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

TRANSPORT for:

hospital appointments and visiting
surgery, dental and clinic appointments
visits to the optician
visits to the chiropodist
lifts to meetings and social events

HELP with:

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

Other problems:

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 offer.