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Befriending Service

Connect runs a befriending service for people with aphasia in Gloucestershire.

Befriending - Have a befriender

Would you like someone with aphasia or stroke to visit you at home or in hospital?

Someone who understands to:

  • listen to your story
  • share their experiences
  • give support and encouragement to move forward.

You both gain confidence and a friend.

Befriending - Be a befriender

Visit a person with aphasia at home or in hospital.

  • Share your experience
  • Offer support and encouragement to move forward
  • You both gain confidence and a friend!
  • Connect will support and guide you if you need help.

To find out more

Contact Julie Dowling

Tel: 07896 683609 Email: [email protected]

Befrienders needed!

Julie Dowling is Befriending County Liaison Officer for Gloucestershire

Do you have aphasia?

Would you like to help others with aphasia in Gloucestershire?

Please contact Julie Dowling for more details

Befriending information (298 kb)