Help us tackle loneliness and isolation on your doorstep

There are lonely and isolated people in our community. With 40% of all older people saying that television is their main source of company, we need to start doing things differently.

Neighbours Connect Southmead is a project that connects people with each other.

How could I be involved?

We match volunteers with isolated members of our community to spend time together; either in their home or out in the community. Examples of activities might include:


How much time would I need to give?

Between 20 minutes and 2 hours – you decide how much time and what will suit you!


Find out more

Get in touch with our Volunteer Coordinator Letty by email or phone on 07498 763 465.

To apply for the role of Volunteer Community Supporter please download an Information Sheet, Role Description and Person Specification, and Application Form below. Application packs are also available from Reception at the Greenway Centre.

Click here to download the Neighbours Connect Southmead Information Sheet

Click here to download the Volunteer Role Description

Click here to download the Volunteer Application form . Please complete an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (click to download).