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Delos - Befriending Service

Type of service:
Groups, Clubs And Activities
Address:
1 - 3 Newton Close, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 6UW
Telephone number:
01933 677889
Mobile number:
N/A
Service description:
The Delos Befriending Service enables adults with learning difficulties to build friendships and have fun in their community.

The service aims to help clients:
- Build on existing friendships and gain new friends
- Learn new skills
- Increase confidence
- Be more independent
- Avoid isolation
- Gain a sense of achievement
- Connect to their community
- Feel valued and respected

How it works:

- Clients are introduced to their befriender (who should have similar interests to the client)
- Delos will help the client build a relationship with their befriender
- Delos will link the client to social activities in the community and other Delos service-users
- The befriender will help the client make choices
- The client and the befriender will meet regularly
- The befriender will help the client make friends
- The client will have one-to-ones with the befriender for as long as necessary

Social activities can include leisure activities, attending appointments, educational courses, and going out with friends.
Cost:
Free
Age range:
16 years - 0
Opening hours:
N/A
Ofsted Inspection Grade:
N/A
Additional information:
N/A
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age 18+
  • Anyone With A Learning Disability
Referral route:
  • Professional Referral
  • Self Referral
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