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Our volunteers provide support to those in need living in the Southampton area. Types of help offered by our volunteers include: Befriending (visiting lonely people in their own homes) Providing transport (for medical appointments and social activities) Shopping for someone unable to leave their own home Shopping with someone…
The Well Being Cafe is our weekly get together for chat, crafts, a place to be real, and good coffee and cake. We can’t get together right now but we can still meet together, chat, laugh, be real and enjoy each other’s company, you just have to bring your…
Covid-19 Lockdown – The Impact on You & Your Family Being shut in doesn’t mean you have to be shut out from support. Covid-19 has changed life as we know it. We are aware that many families are facing challenges during the lockdown and that some people have been…
Supporting your staff and volunteers during traumatic situations Our members are now receiving calls from people struggling with their mental health. In some cases, these calls are from calls from people who are considering taking their own lives. This is a distressing situation for all concerned, and it’s only…
A message from Jo Ash, SVS CEO Dear Colleagues, Life in Corona world continues apace as we move from immediate crisis response into consolidation and stabilisation mode to equip us for the long haul which clearly awaits and a new discourse commences about when and how recovery happens and…
As coronavirus forces us all to make changes, you can be assured that we’re still here to support young people to cope today and prepare for tomorrow. We’re speaking to young people to find out what’s important to them at this difficult, challenging and unusual time. From confusion around…
Hi! My name is Vie, and I’m here to help you realise how fabulous you are! For the majority of my life I had low self esteem and body confidence issues. Goodness! Some of the the things I thought about myself were atrocious! I reached a point where I…
As a journalist i gather news, constructive and relevant. So any organisation that would like to use our platform, www.wemakesouthampton.com, is welcome to talk to me. Personally, phone befriending, shopping for essentials. …
We have been distributing hand gels, calpol, food packages, financial and emotional support via a Facebook page we set up, we had 4000+ members. We have reached out to hundreds already. We also help supply PPE such as face shields, masks, scrub bags and such to care homes and…
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