Community First New Forest

Contact us on: 01425 482773

Ringwood Good Neighbours group are urgently in need of some help

The group aren’t able to continue running without the support of volunteer coordinators. If you have a few hours to spare a month, would you be able to help co-ordinating the befriending scheme in the BH24 area?

This is a varied and interesting role which includes:

  • Helping to ensure training needs of volunteers are met
  • Assess clients and match them with a befriender
  • Listening and supporting the volunteers regarding their befriending role
  • Deal with volunteer expenses
  • Compile a list of local activities and support groups for the use of befrienders wishing to recommend additional social contact to clients

Full training is given as well as ongoing support as part of a dedicated team. For more information or to apply please click here:

Our Funders

Thank you to all our funders for their support, it is appreciated and is vital to our work and the difference we make together towards improving the quality of life of people in the New Forest

We acknowledge the support of:

  • New Forest District Council
  • Hampshire County Council (Including Supporting People)
  • Action Hampshire
  • A.W Lymn Ltd, Nottingham
  • Bauer Radio – Cash for Kids
  • Beaulieu WI
  • Bransgore Townswomen
  • CAMEO Ladies Group, New Milton
  • Dorset Plane Pull
  • Durlston Court School
  • Everton & Lymore WI
  • Exxon Mobil
  • Howdens Joinery
  • Hythe Fire Engine Preservation Society
  • Hythe Lodge
  • Hythe Townswomen
  • Hythe & Dibden Parish Council
  • Ichthus Charity Shop, Totton
  • King Edward VI School, Southampton
  • Langley WI
  • Lighthouse Cookery School, Ringwood
  • Lord Nelson Cyclocruze
  • Lymington WI
  • New Forest 10
  • New Forest National Park
  • Newsquest Media Group
  • NHS Health England
  • NHS Retirement Fellowship
  • Proquest, Ringwood
  • Ringwood and Fordingbridge Lions
  • Ringwood Rotary Club
  • Sainsburys
  • St Marks Church, Pennington
  • The King’s Church, Ringwood
  • Waitrose
  • Woodlands Methodist Church
  • Woodlands WI
  • Many donations from individual supporters
  • Our members