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'Keeping healthy & connected' befriending & practical service for seniors and people living alone

Ballynafeigh Community Development Association

BCDA, 283 Ormeau Road, Belfast, BT73GG

Type of support for people

  • Emotional or social support (e.g. befriending)
  • Food / grocery / prescription delivery
  • Information and advice
Help offered

a) telephone befriending check in and chat and practical support for older people and those living alone.

b) telephone delivered welfare rights advice for people living in Annadale, Ballynafeigh, Belvoir, Cregagh, Donegall Pass, Lower Ormeau, Lisburn Road, Markets, Taughmonagh, Ravenhill, areas in South Belfast.

c) telephone support sessions in relation to talking Therapies (counselling/life-coaching). Two counsellors will accept remote referrals from GPs.

How to access this support

BCDA's befriending service can be reached by calling Paula on 02890 491161

BCDA's Advice Service and Welfare Reform Project can be contacted by ringing team member directly.

They will also coordinate the free legal advice rota.

Thomas 07783467932

Marie 07841492151

Mark 07714755134

BCDA's Talking Therapy service will be delivered by telephone from remote referrals from GPs and will be coordinated by Karolina 07957654449

Contact Name
Katie Hanlon
Email Address
Telephone number
Ballynafeigh Community Development Association

Ballynafeigh Community Development Association

Ballynafeigh Community Development Association

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