Telephone Support Volunteers

Telephone Support Volunteers provide friendly phone calls to improve wellbeing and reduce loneliness and isolation.

Sign up to be a Volunteer responder

As part of this role family you can support in the following activities. 

  • Check In and Chat
  • Companion Calls

More volunteer activities will be added as the programme evolves to meet the needs of the NHS and local communities.

You will need an Enhanced DBS check to carry out Companions Calls and no DBS check to carry out Check In and Chat  - see levels of checks for more information.

Read the Getting You Started Guide for Telephone Support volunteering activity.

In addition to our FAQS for signing up, you can find out more about volunteering in our FAQs for Volunteer Responders and information to support you in your activities in our Skills Bank.

Volunteer Responder Beth

Beth's story

Read about Check In and Chat Volunteer Beth