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Befriend people with dementia and their carers via telephone calls or home visits to help ease loneliness and isolation.
The telephone befriending service is run from our BUDS office in Oldbury and the befriending visits will be carried out in people’s homes.

Organisation description

BUDS provides support to people living with dementia and their carers and families in Sandwell through a variety of different services.


Sharon Crowley
0121 565 3721


Please contact us to discuss any access requirements

Experience gained

Volunteers will be given Dementia Awareness and Safeguarding Training and will gain skills in supporting people living with dementia.

Will the organisation carry out a DBS check?


Minimum age


Age focus

  • Adults
  • Older people

Time of volunteering

  • Weekdays
  • Daytime


  • Mainly indoors
  • To learn new skills and improve my job prospects

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