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!