These days we do not always know our neighbours.
It's sometimes difficult to know who to turn to if
we need help.
We are a local Neighbourcare Group, set up to help
those people in our community who would appreciate a
There are over 100 Neighbourcare Groups in
Hampshire, many others elsewhere in the country. The
groups are voluntary and independent.
WHAT DO WE DO?
ANYTHING A GOOD NEIGHBOUR MIGHT DO,SUCH AS ........
Make a cup of tea and have a chat.
Practical help eg hanging curtains.
Errands, prescriptions and shopping.
Giving carers a break.
Transport eg hospital appointments and visiting, GP
and dentist appointments, shopping.
HOW TO CONTACT US
The first time you contact us, we will take your
name and address and arrange a home visit.
A 24 hour answer service is available. Please leave
a clear message including your name and telephone
Our home visitor will then come and see you at a
convenient time and explain how the Scheme may
Once we have made the home visit you may request any
further help by leaving a clear message on the
Please allow a minimum of 48 hours notice.
ABOUT OUR VOLUNTEERS
All our volunteers are carefully
have had a Criminal Record Bureau check.
Drivers have their vehicles fully insured,
taxed and roadworthy.
Any information about the users of our service is
treated in a confidential manner.
HOW MUCH DOES ITCOST?
We are a voluntary organisation. All our volunteers
give their time free of charge. However, we do pay
our drivers expenses.
If you request transport your driver can give you an
indication of the cost to Emsworth Good Neighbours.
A donation towards petrol costs and other expenses
would be welcome.
CAN YOU HELP US? We
are always looking for volunteers. Give as much or
as little time as you want.
If you are willing to offer your services as a
volunteer please contact us at:
EMSWORTH GOOD NEIGHBOURS
Telephone: 01243 430999 for further details.