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Supported Volunteering and Befriending from Wirral Mencap

Volunteering service for people with a learning disability aged 18+

Wirral Mencap’s ‘Volunteering for All’ and Befriending projects help people with a learning disability meet new friends and participate more in community life.
‘Volunteering for all’ supports people to access volunteering opportunities. Our Volunteer Coordinator can help you find a volunteering role that suits your skills and interests. She can also help you find a buddy to volunteer with if you would like one. The buddy can offer guidance and mentoring support to help you develop your skills and enjoy the experience of volunteering.

The Befriending Service can help you find a new friend to go out with. Your befriender can help you join in with a new activity in your area or reach a personal goal like getting healthier!

Buddies and befrienders are volunteers; Their role is to help with motivation and reaching specific personal goals – they can not provide high level support or personal care. If you require more support then we can help you find a volunteering placement with your PA or support worker.

If you are interested in ‘Volunteering for All’ or Befriending please call Lizzie on 0151 666 1829 or email [email protected]

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Special Education Need & Disability

Learning Disabilities

Facilities and Accessibility

Wheelchair Accessible

Disabled Toilet

About this Listing

Funding Status: Independent

Method of Referral: Self-referral / agency / family

School Hours: Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

Eligibility: People with a learning disability only (aged 18+)

Cost: Free

Parking/Travel Information: Parking available on the street at cost. There is a disabled parking bay in front of the building.

Co-designed school:  No

How does somebody raise a concern about the school?: Complaints Policy

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