About this service

Our Telephone Befriending Service in Scotland offers individuals an opportunity to talk to one of our trained volunteers about their stroke journey and experiences, and find out about services and support within their community. When you sign up to the service, you'll take part in an eight week programme with one phone call a week at a pre-set time. 

This service offers:

  • An eight week programme with one phone call a week with a trained volunteer.
  • Opportunities to share experiences of stroke, and advice.
  • Assistance with accessing further support.

Who is the service for?

This service has been launched in Scotland. This is a service which is offered to anyone over the age of 18 who has been affected by stroke, this includes stroke survivors, family members and carers.

If you or someone you know is interested in taking part, please contact Maureen Hunter:

If you are unable to find a suitable service or group in your area, contact our Stroke Helpline on 0303 3033 100, or email helpline@stroke.org.uk, and we may be able to put you in touch with alternative support.

Service type
Information, advice and support


Stroke Association
St Michael’s House
14 Links Place
United Kingdom


Maureen Hunter