Voluntary Norfolk, in partnership with health providers, public sector and local voluntary organisations delivers a wide range of services which improve the lives, health, wellbeing, skills and employability of people across Norfolk.
For some of these services people can seek support directly from us, through a quick enquiry, self-referral form. For others, referrals need to be made by a professional, such as a health professional. All of our support is completely free and voluntary.
To make a referral or self-referral to any of our projects please fill out the online referral forms below.
Support for people whose loneliness is the primary issue affecting their health & wellbeing. Clients are supported to access social activities, volunteering opportunities, community services and assets; identify and overcome barriers that prevent them becoming connected and make new connections in their community. Further info from: www.bettertogethernorfolk.org.uk/
Carers Matter Norfolk
Emotional and practical support for unpaid carers through a combination of 7 day a week free Advice Line, carers breaks, education and training and a highly skilled and knowledgeable team of Family Care Practitioners delivering Carers Assessments and one-to-one support in the community. Further info from: www.carersmatternorfolk.org.uk
Our Digital Inclusion service enables Norwich residents to develop the skills, capabilities and confidence to access online services, support and activities and increase their independence, wellbeing and resilience. During Covid we are offering digital support by telephone for any Norwich resident needing assistance to get the most out of technology whilst social distancing. Further info from: https://www.voluntarynorfolk.org.uk/services/volunteer-services/digital-inclusion/
To request assistance or to make a referral please email our Digital inclusion Volunteer Co-ordinator Amie Marie
Employment & Skills
A range of six employment projects across Norfolk to help unemployed people move closer to work by giving participants the tools and encouragement to recognise and develop their own skills and strengths. Further info from: www.voluntarynorfolk.org.uk/services/employment-skills-services/
Health & Wellbeing Service
A service to support clients who wish to make health related lifestyle changes, such as exercise, healthy eating or smoking cessation. Volunteers and clients work together to improve a client’s physical and emotional health, wellbeing and independence. The emphasis is on a partnership, with the volunteer and client working together to set and achieve goals to maintain and improve independence, health and wellbeing. Please note, it is not possible to self-refer to this service.
Young Carers Matter Norfolk
Emotional and practical support for young carers and their families, through a combination of 7 day a week free Advice Line, access to youth and specialist young carer groups, and a highly skilled and knowledgeable team of Family Care Practitioners. Further info from: www.youngcarersmatternorfolk.org/