We are fighting to save the funding for our 17 year old befriending project ‘Elderfriends’, on which over 100 elderly people depend.

We have now sent all the local elected representatives our booklet ‘A False Economy’ and a copy of the Derbyshire Times article on our campaign (by physical post, so more likely to be read). We are now less than a month away from the befriending funding decision to be taken by Derbyshire County Council. If you feel strongly that befriending services are essential to the well-being of the most vulnerable members of our community, there are three things you can do:

You can sign our petition here:…/save-befriending-services-for-t…

You can write to your local councillor or MP here:

And you can share and like our posts on this site or on Facebook.

Thank you for your kind support.