Community Friends Project (Peer Support)
H.A.D.’s Community Friends Project is modeled on our previous befriending project and aims to improve social inclusion for disabled adults. Our friendly Community Friends volunteers will provide companionship over the phone or face to face with the aims contact and provide information.
If you would like to know more about this scheme please contact Denise Hanranhan on 01708 476554
VOLUNTEERING AS A COMMUNITY FRIEND
CAN YOU MAKE A DIFFERENCE?
If you can spare a couple of hours weekly or monthly, to chat or enjoy a pastime, you could make a huge difference in the life of someone with a disability improving their social inclusion.
HAD provides volunteers with training, a DBS (where appropriate), out of pocket expenses and a high level of support every step of the way. Further training and regular ‘Time to Talk’ sessions are provided to enable volunteers to feel confident in their role and valued as an important part of H.A.D.
Volunteering is a very rewarding experience for all involved.
Please see our role description for further information on volunteering as a Community Friend
Social Club – Friendly Fridays Social Group
Use the computers, learn how to use the drawing and colouring tablet, catch up on social media or join the activities in the main hall to play cards, Wii, board games and quizzes, and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee. Different themes and organised lunches varies from soup, pizzas, pie & mash, fish & chips (to be paid by individuals) Extra activities have included craft sessions, boccia etc. All welcome.
Introduction to Computers, Internet & E-mail
Find out what surfing the net is all about and how to stay in touch with friends anywhere in the world by E-mail. Work at your own pace, one-to-one with a volunteer tutor. (booking essential)
HAD are also an Online Centre and have access to a number of online training programmes. Please contact HAD for further information