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Recently registered charity

New Friends For You

This charity has been recently registered - it does not need to update its information until 10 months after its first financial period ends.

Charity no. 1186686

Contact details

Public address

  • 38 Merefield, Astley Village, Chorley, PR7 1UR

Aims & activities

We help and support the lonely and bereaved by providing fully trained volunteers to befriend lonely people local to Chorley by visiting them for at least one hour each week. We host a weekly Grief Support Group for the bereaved to help them pick up the threads of a social life. We provide lunch and tea outings for the volunteers, the befriended and the Grief Support Group.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Disability

Who the charity helps

  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities

How the charity works

  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information

Charitable objects

TO PROMOTE SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY PREVENTING PEOPLE RESIDENT IN CHORLEY AND THE SURROUNDING AREA FROM BECOMING SOCIALLY EXCLUDED, RELIEVING THE NEEDS OF THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED AND ASSISTING THEM TO INTEGRATE INTO SOCIETY. FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS CLAUSE ‘SOCIALLY EXCLUDED’ MEANS BEING EXCLUDED FROM SOCIETY, OR PARTS OF SOCIETY, AS A RESULT OF ONE OF MORE OF THE FOLLOWING FACTORS: OLD AGE, ILL HEALTH (PHYSICAL OR MENTAL), DISABILITY OR BEREAVEMENT.

Governing document

CIO - FOUNDATION Registered 02 Dec 2019

Area of benefit

Local

Organisation type

Charitable Incorporated Organisation

Other names

Friends For You

Policies

Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • 5 Trustees
  • Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Brenda Jane Oakes None on record
Catherine Charlotte Mould None on record
Marjorie Edith Hayward Ma Ba Rgn (Chair) None on record
Paul Anthony Lengden None on record
Sally Calley None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Lancashire