There are two types of telephone support available depending on your needs:

- Lived Experience telephone support.
- Connect and Chat telephone support.

How does it work?

This service is free and available to all stroke survivors and their carers, regardless of location. Find out more about Here For You.

We offer:

- Trained volunteer telephone support.
- A matching service to ensure you receive the support you require.
- A weekly call for up to 30 minutes, for eight weeks.
- Signposting to additional support where required.

You can register your interest by filling out the information below and we'll be in touch. If you’d like to refer someone else, please fill in our third-party referral form.

Personal details

If you have a mobile phone, please use this number. We can then also send you useful SMS messages with the progress of your match.
Is there any reason why we will be unable to get through, such as you use a call-blocking service?
We cannot guarantee we'll find a suitable volunteer that can speak the language selected, but we will try our very best.

Your availability

To help us match you with the most suitable volunteer, we'd like to know when you're available to talk. Please select as many days and times that work for you.


Please note: 
AM means between 9.00am - 12.00pm
PM means between 12.00pm – 5.00pm
EVENING means between 5.00pm – 8.00pm. 

Your hobbies and interests

To help us match you with the most suitable volunteer, we’d like to know a little bit more about you. Please select as many hobbies and interests that apply to you.

The impact of your stroke

Please let us know how you're impacted by your stroke so that we can match you to a volunteer.

The impact of their stroke on you as a carer

Please let us know how their stroke has impacted you as a carer.

Consent to staying in touch

Join us in supporting thousands of people and families affected by stroke across the UK. We’d love to send you information about the difference you can make to these families through campaigning, volunteering, donating and fundraising.

Your privacy is our priority. We promise to keep your details safe and will never sell them. We will also keep in touch by post about how we can continue to support you, and opportunities to support us. If you would like to change the way you hear from us, just call 0300 3300 740 or email  How we protect and use your personal data is set out in our privacy policy.