Befriending and Getting Involved




British Red Cross 

Offer a free and confidential Coronavirus support helpline.  A friendly volunteer can help with practical information and advice, emotional support and connect you with support in your area.  

The phone line is open daily from 10am to 6pm - 0808 196 3651. 



Be Active RCT

Run daily online sessions that you can sign up for in advance. They have lots on offer and something for everyone - from arts & crafts and gardening, to dance and chair circuits.  

Take a look at the timetable and follow this link to register for classes

Please register the day before your class is running, to be sure you receive your digital invite in time  

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Age Connects Morgannwg

Age Connects Morgannwg have extended their telephone befriending service into the evening. This means that befrienders can offer around-the-clock information and advice, as well as a listening ear, connection, and friendly conversation. If you know anyone who could benefit from this service, please share.

To get in touch, just call 01443 490650, or email


RCT Council’s Arts Service

Offering creative activities digitally that may be interesting to readers. You can keep up to date with what’s on offer by following the Coliseum Theatre and the Park and Dare Theatre Facebook pages. 

There’s also a campaign to get people creative at home via Voluntary Arts, BBC and the UK's Arts Councils



Hapi project

Live wellbeing videos daily including singalong, family fit, Pilates and more. Timetable released weekly on Hapi Facebook page. 



Care and Repair

Offering a new telephone befriending service for existing and new clients. Staff will also be providing an essential delivery and collection service for those who are self-isolating or vulnerable and require essential items. This can include food, prescriptions or anything that will support clients.

Contact: 01443 755696