We’d like to give our special thanks to Active Lancashire for funding this latest fantastic project, helping to reduce social isolation and reconnect our communities. 27 tablets have been provided as a result of the funding, which will be delivered to residents in need across Blackpool over the next few months.

Pictured is our Community Activities Co-ordinator, Debbie Kerr, who delivered the first tablet to Don (also pictured), a previous resident of Blackpool Coastal Housing. Debbie helped Don to download a variety of apps and showed him how to access and use social platform ‘zoom’, to enable Don to join in the weekly quizzes that Debbie hosts.

Feeling lonely or isolated?

Blackpool Coastal Housing’s Befriending Service helps you to reconnect with your community, with our support.

Our dedicated Community Activities Officer, Debbie Kerr, is on hand to provide:

  • Regular contact over the phone, text, zoom or skype
  • Access to a range of groups or support to set up your own
  • Referrals to support agencies where appropriate

If you feel you could benefit from this free service, please contact Debbie directly:

Telephone: 07483 172448

Email: debbie.kerr@bch.co.uk

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