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Does your eyesight make it difficult to deal with the post?

Are there odd jobs (sewing on a button perhaps, or keeping your CD collection in order) that you would appreciate help with?

Would you like a bit of company – someone to pop in for a chat?

Would it be easier to get out – perhaps to the local shops or for a stroll in the park – if someone came with you?

If the answer is ‘yes’, OAB’s Volunteer Home Visiting Scheme might help.

Key facts:

  • The scheme runs mainly in Oxford, Abingdon and Kidlington.
  • Volunteers usually visit once a week for about an hour.
  • We will find a day and time for the visits that suit both you and the volunteer.
  • It does not cost anything to take part.
  • All volunteers are trained by OAB.  We take up references and each person is checked by the Criminal Records Bureau.
  • Our Volunteer Coordinator will introduce you to your volunteer and keep in touch with regular phone calls.

Please email our Volunteering Coordinator or telephone us for more information on 01865 725595.  The first step is a visit from  our Volunteering Coordinator – an opportunity to find out more about the scheme, ask any questions, and decide if you would like to take part.