Member Services

What Is Telefriending?

Telefriending aims to improve your confidence and wellbeing by involving you with the local community.

Who is this for?

The Telefriending service is open to anyone living within Wakefield MDC who would like a friendly chat once each week at a set time. On application you will be allocated to one of our volunteer callers and you will have the same friendly voice each week. Calls will usually be for 15 minutes.

Benefits of Telefriending

  • Feel less isolated
  • When able, can join in the group activities
  • We offer a transport scheme
  • Don’t have to be a member of the group
  • Make new friends
  • Receive a telephone call from the comfort of your own home on a pre-arranged day

To participate in this service please call 01924 56 58 59 and leave your name, address, post code, telephone number and a short message or email the same information to