Know someone who needs support over the festive period?
The NHS and Care Volunteer Responders programme is also open for self-referral over the festive season.
This means people can request support themselves. All support is available free of charge, and people don’t need to be referred by a doctor. If you have a friend or family member who would benefit from support with essential shopping and prescription delivery because they have a current health need, or who would benefit from longer-term phone call support from the same volunteer, call our team on 0808 196 3646 (8am to 8pm, 7 days a week).
Find out more by visiting our I'd like support section
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Page last reviewed: 26 January 2024