Our Projects

The Volunteer Centre runs a series of projects designed to promote volunteering and enhance the lives of people and communities in Chesterfield & North East Derbyshire. Here’s a guide to our projects and the work they do:

Elderfriends – be more than a volunteer, be a real friend.
Read about Elderfriends >
A befriending service aimed at lonely and socially isolated people throughout Chesterfield and NED.


Macmillan Safe & Sound Project
Read about Macmillan Safe & Sound >
This project recruits volunteers within the community to befriend people who have a diagnosis of cancer.


Safe & Sound Project
Read about Safe & Sound >
Can you respond to a person in need? No minimum commitment, varied and designed to fit in with even the busiest life.


Home From Hospital
Read about Home From Hospital >
The Derbyshire Home from Hospital Service provides practical support for vulnerable people leaving hospital, or those living at home but at risk of being admitted.


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