Do you want to strengthen your social network?
Our social inclusion projects aim to strengthen social participation for those in the project.
The work is based on the needs of the users at any given time and project implementations are varied. The participation can be a chat, a walk, a drive, reading, help with handicrafts and so on, but we try to meet the wishes of the users as much as possible.
Friends are volunteers who visit people in their homes, institutions, shared housing and residential and nursing homes. What is included in a visit varies, but it can e.g. be a chat, a walk, a drive, reading, help with needlework and so on, but we try to meet the needs and wishes of the host as much as possible. The role of visiting friends is primarily to provide companionship, presence and warmth. The volunteers attend preparatory courses at the Red Cross and are bound by confidentiality to those they visit
You can apply or contact a social worker at the prison or contact the Red Cross: firstname.lastname@example.org /tel. 7926869 and 7757758
Different types of projects
Visiting friends are volunteers that are paired with clients, both parties meet up and provide each other with company to strengthen social participation.
Phone friends provide company through phone conversations 1-2x a week for 30 minutes.
Walking friends meet up and go for a walk.
Visiting friend with dog visits homes and institutions where the dog is the main focus of the visit and its presence is the positive factor of the visit.
Do you want a visit?
Do you want to apply to get a visit or a phone call from a volunteer?
Do you want to be a volunteer?
We're looking for people over 18, willing to provide company and warmth to strengthen social participation.