Being There is an inclusive charity which welcomes people from Black Caribbean, Black African, Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQ and people with disabilities. We are here to support you and your elders.
We support people with serious, life limiting conditions including cancer, strokes, heart disease, respiratory conditions and others. We also support carers and family members.
Listening & Befriending
Talking through life experiences and concerns (face to face and telephone)
Allowing carers time for themselves
Online and face-to-face social groups and well-being activities
Our professional counselling service for exploring past or present difficulties, end of life issues and bereavement
Driving support for hospital appointment or treatment*
*There is a suggested donation of £5 towards transport
“Being There is the only service that has regularly kept in touch with me, listens to me and understands my needs.”Being There Client
“Volunteering has helped me to keep busy too and to appreciate all I have in my life. There is nothing better than knowing you are helping someone and helping yourself too!”Being There Volunteer
Please contact Ambia or Neelum for support with referrals or becoming a volunteer.