Initially launched by Dolphin Society, this service has proven to be so beneficial, Telecare for new clients is now being provided by Bristol City Council. We continue to support our existing 200+ clients by paying for 24/7 monitoring and maintenance of equipment.
Making significant quarterly payments to WECHI’s Independent Living Fund that pays for essential repairs necessary to keep homes safe and secure for those who cannot afford to fund it themselves.
WECHI’s Chief Executive says “The Dolphin Society recognises the need for long term planning. Knowing that we have a regular income means we can continue to provide services through peaks and troughs throughout the year.”
Marmalade Trust is dedicated to raising awareness of loneliness and empowering people to make connections.
Founder and CEO, Amy Perrin said: “It is only through support from organisations like the Dolphin Society that we are able to extend our Christmas activities into spearheading the national year-round conversation around loneliness.”
who report a massive increase in demand for their services. People on low income are frequently digitally excluded. Home-visiting Support Worker, Karen, helps with debt problems and accessing benefits. North Bristol Advice Centre Director, Katherine Tanko explains: “The Dolphin Society’s support is invaluable to ensuring we can continue offering our vital home visiting advice service […]
Working alongside the other Bristol Societies (Anchor and Grateful) as part of the Bristol Older People’s Funding Alliance (BOPFA).
Bristol Somali Resource Centre applied to BOPFA for funding for outreach work with isolated elders. The Dolphin and Grateful Societies are proud to support this excellent work. Managing Director, Abdullahi Farah said “The funding from St. Monica, Dolphin and Grateful Society enables us to offer much-needed support services for older people to reduce isolation and […]
The Dolphin Society, with St Monica Trust, committed Age UK Bristol and Age UK South Glos. three-year funding towards supporting Information and Advice Worker posts.
“I cannot praise you enough. Liz was very knowledgeable, she guided us through the process, which we were finding very difficult.” Benefit claimant. www.ageuk.org.uk