Gaddum Befriending Service is a free service, that supports socially isolated people over 60 in Manchester and Salford. The Befriending Co-ordinator aims to match up individuals with a volunteer befriender who would visit them regularly for social interaction.

Due to capacity, Gaddum befriending service is currently not accepting new referrals until further notice.

Please see update on our service in the press release below:

FINAL Blairs Partnership and Gaddum 2019

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