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Gig Buddies Mencap

Description

Gig Buddies is a volunteer befriending project in Hull and East Riding for adults with learning disabilities, matching them with a volunteer who shares similar interests.

We recognise that a lot of people with learning disabilities (PWLD) don’t have many people in their lives who aren’t paid to be there or friends who are based around a genuine shared interest.

Mencap.org.uk - Get involved with Gig Buddies Follow the link if you would like to volunteer or become a Gig Buddy.

Parking and accessibility
Gig Buddies go to different events and activities so this depends on where they’re going
Registered service and regulatory body

Yes

Staff training and experience

Staff have an Occupational Therapy Degree and training in Safeguarding Children with Disabilities.

Contact
We go to different events and activities so depends on where we’re going
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Description

Gig Buddies is a volunteer befriending project in Hull and East Riding for adults with learning disabilities, matching them with a volunteer who shares similar interests.

We recognise that a lot of people with learning disabilities (PWLD) don’t have many people in their lives who aren’t paid to be there or friends who are based around a genuine shared interest.

Mencap.org.uk - Get involved with Gig Buddies Follow the link if you would like to volunteer or become a Gig Buddy.

Costs

Free Only the cost of the activity they want to attend

Age
18-35
How to access
  • You can self refer with an online form or email
  • You can self refer by calling
Who is this for?
  • Anyone with a learning disability