Are you feeling isolated? Feeling lonely? Over 50? Living in Yardley and surrounding areas? WE ARE HERE TO HELP! We have a team of befrienders who can help fight theses feelings and support you during this challenging time. The service is completely FREE!

Lonely? Isolated? Over 50? Living in the following areas:

  • Acocks Green
  • Bordesley Green
  • Garretts Green
  • Glebe Farm & Tile Cross
  • Hall Green North
  • Sheldon
  • Small Heath
  • South Yardley
  • Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East
  • Tyseley & Hay Mills
  • Yardley East
  • Yardley West & Stechford


We can help!
We provide free advice and guidance and a befriending service. We at DRC have been operating for over 25 years and we aim to reduce loneliness and isolation amongst over 50’s across Yardley, through the Yardley Neighbourhood Scheme.

A telephone Befriender will provide companionship, a friendly person to talk to and someone to share valuable time with. They will give you a friendly call once a week to check In with you, provide a listening ear and a welcoming chat!

Contact Manjeet Birdi on 07799904269 or drop an email at [email protected]
If you are feeling lonely and isolated or if you know someone who is, please get in touch!