Support for Internet Explorer

It looks like you’re using Microsoft Internet Explorer as your web browser. This is now considered ‘end-of-life’, and Microsoft is withdrawing support for it because it uses outdated technology. This means that it will no longer receive important security updates and previous bugs will not be fixed.

This means that the risk and cost are placed on service providers to develop twice for modern browsers and again for Internet Explorer. As free, modern alternatives are available for most platforms it is difficult to justify spending public money on further development.

Please see the Withdrawal of support for Internet Explorer notice from NHS Digital for more information and guidance.

South Liverpool Linking Lives

Befriending service aimed at older adults in South Liverpool who find themselves requiring some extra friendship and support, and this is provided through weekly home visits or telephone calls.

Unfortunately we have had to pause our service for a year for new referrals and volunteer applications, until March 2023.

Four week rolling activities also available. Wednesdays at Mossley Hill Church.

Refer yourself or someone else

Our main criteria for admission to the scheme is for there to be clear evidence of social isolation and that our service is being requested by the person concerned. We regret that we are unable to arrange visits where there is a diagnosis of advanced dementia
or certain mental health conditions.

We are part of a national network of projects through
Linking Lives UK

Volunteering as a befriender

Could you help us tackle loneliness in South Liverpool? Email for details.

How can I access this service?
Telephone, text, email or online form on our website
Who can refer me to this service?
(As of 19 January 2022 referral temporarily paused.) We accept referrals from statutory organisations such as social workers, social prescribers, GP’s and health visitors, charities, friends and family members or self-referrals.
When is this service open?
General enquiries are answered Monday – Friday 9am -5pm except public holidays
How much will it cost me?
Social media

Find us on Facebook and

DBS checks
All volunteers are DBS checked, interviewed and trained
What groups of people is this for?
Older people
What age groups is this for?
65-79 80+


South Liverpool Linking Lives, Wednesday activities venue, Mossley Hill Church (St Matthew and St James), Rose Lane, L18 8DB
  • Wavertree group please put FAO Rosie in the subject line. For the Mossley Hill group please put FAO Hannah in the subject line



Delivered in partnership with

Healthwatch Liverpool
Citizens Advice Liverpool