British Red Cross - Independent Living Services

This service offers support to those who need to regain independence, rebuild confidence, maintain physical and emotional wellbeing. It will enable people to reconnect with the community. The service is free of charge.

The service provides:

  • regular phone calls and visits, either home-visits or in the community
  • help with finding local groups and activities in the area
  • providing information and signposting to appropriate services
  • help with managing emotions and developing coping strategies
  • escort to appointments and arranging transport
  • assistance with writing letters, phone calls, etc

Please see below for further information