Volunteers Needed for Wiltshire Link Schemes

18th January 2021, 10:02am | By Marc Read |

Community First supports 42 Link schemes in Wiltshire & Swindon, led by an amazing group of volunteers who help keep communities connected to local services.

Link schemes help to keep local communities connected to vital services, by connecting volunteer drivers (using their own cars), with passengers who have limited access to transport. Depending on volunteer availability, this can involve taking somone to a medical appointment, taking them shopping or providing ‘good neighbour’ services lik prescription collection.

However, Link schemes across Wiltshire are down by about 70% on their normal volunteer numbers and need more to help keep this vital service going.

You can find out more here: http://www.communityfirst.org.uk/transport/link/ 

Comments and Discussion

Comments are closed.

Make a Post

You must be logged in to add a post.
Mentoring Volunteer

Mentoring Volunteer

The Youth Adventure Trust is a registered youth develo...
Ever thought about volunteering?

Ever thought about volu...

Volunteers are needed to befriend children in care. Yo...

RRogersCEM

Wiltshire's area boards are also supporting young peop...
Short breaks available for SEND families

Short breaks available ...

Wiltshire Council is reminding SEND families that ther...

RRogersCEM

March 8th is #InternationalWomensDay and the theme is ...

RRogersCEM

Pewsey and Tidworth Area Boards are continuing to supp...
Volunteer with local credit union

Volunteer with local cr...

Wiltshire and Swindon Credit Union is a not-for-profit...
Volunteers needed at Tidworth Library

Volunteers needed at Ti...

We are currently looking for volunteers to help in Tid...

RRogersCEM

RT @SLWiltshire: We delivered our Shared Days presenta...
Support available for young people looking for work

Support available for y...

If you are or know a young person who is looking for w...
Children’s Mental Health Week

Children’s Mental...

From 1-7 February 2021 schools, youth groups, organisa...
Volunteer with Alzheimer’s Society

Volunteer with Alzheime...

Do you have some spare time to get involved in a volun...
People with Autism Spectrum Conditions asked for their views on services

People with Autism Spec...

Healthwatch Wiltshire would like to find out what peop...

RRogersCEM

Make the most of these great opportunities https://t.c...