Time for a patch match?

During our recent volunteer conference, our dedicated band of Communiteers were given an arrow sticker each when they arrived to place on our Southampton map to identify their patch. By doing so, they could find their area marked by the white cards with patch names and see how close to other Communicare volunteers they are....
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How Freda was helped by our Travel Buddies

We recently had a lovely letter from Freda, who received support through our Travel Buddy project. Freda was first collected on the minibus and taken to the Haven Lunch Club at St Mark’s Church. Taking the bus together Then, she walked with volunteer Eleanor to the bus, they took the bus together and walked from...
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Could you be our next trustee?

Are you passionate about encouraging neighbourly support to relieve loneliness and isolation? Would you be prepared to join a Board of Trustees taking responsibility for the delivery of the charity’s aims? If so, you could be just the person we’re seeking. COMMUNICARE is a church supported social outreach charity working across the city. We seek...
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New home for Communicare

We’ve moved to a new home in the city and now have offices at 6, Northlands Road. Annie Clewlow, our Manager explains “Our charity was launched more than 30 years ago by a team drawn from all walks of life and has expanded as the years have progressed. We have not had the opportunity to...
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Our volunteer conference is huge success

We recently (March 25, 2023) hosted our annual conference for our volunteers, which included a variety of workshops and a celebration event, and it was a huge success. Variety of workshops Our attendees were able to take part in a variety of workshops, including spiritual care, hearing and dual sensory loss, mental health, living with...
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NEW Travel Buddies Project

We are partnering with SCiA to offer transport to some local events and also to run one-off outings for service users as part of our Travel Buddy Project. The idea is to help reduce isolation by using community transport such as SCiA’s fleet of accessible minibuses. We hope that using the SCiA buses to get to...
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Become an ‘activity buddy’

Do you have some spare time? Could you sign up to become ‘activity buddy’ for the lonely and isolated we support, to help them become more physically active? As part of our recruitment drive for volunteers, we’re looking for people who can spare some time to act as a buddy to the individuals we support...
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