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Andover Neighbourcare

Providing Help & Assistance to the Community

WELCOME TO ANDOVER NEIGHBOURCARE

 

Andover Neighbourcare is a local charity providing a wealth of services to the local and wider community.

 

We offer help with Transport, Shopping, Cleaning, Gardening, Relieving carers, Internet Training and much much more.

WELCOME TO ANDOVER NEIGHBOURCARE

Andover Neighbourcare is a local charity providing a wealth of services to the local and wider community.

We offer help with Transport, Shopping, Cleaning, Gardening, Relieving carers and much much more.

In addition we also offer a Dementia Club in Union Street and Monday Afternoon Tea & Games which are held at the United Reformed Church hall.

More information about Andover Neighbourcare, our staff, volunteers, services, members and community shop can be found by simply clicking the relevant button in the menu on the top right hand side of this page.

MEMBERSHIP SCHEME

Our membership scheme cost just £12 per year or £15 per year for couples. Membership benefits include up to date information with what's happening at Andover Neighbourcare, parties, events and reduced rates on Mini Bus fares. Please use the contact form to register your interest, pop in to the offices or call 01264 404142.

SCHEMES & SERVICES

Home From Hospital Scheme

Andover Neighbourcare has succesfully piloted a non-profit scheme operating for the residents of the North Test Valley. The Home From Hospital service provides support for individuals upon leaving hospital.

Help can be obtained for:

  • Domestic Support
  • Laundry & Cleaning
  • Shopping / Collecting
  • Picking up Prescriptions/Pensions etc
  • Help with written correspondence
  • Preparing meals
  • Transport Services
  • General wellbeing

Call 01264 404142 for further information. The current charges for the home from hospital scheme are available on request.

Transport Services

Andover Neighbourcare provide a range of transport services for numerous clubs & organisations and the local community.

The transport service operates to provide the elderly and disabled of Andover the ideal opportunity to meet new people and make new friends.

We have minibus outings with seating for 16 passengers.

We are always on the lookout for voluntary drivers to provide transport for the elderly and disabled to attend hospital appointments and shopping trips. A mileage allowance is provided. Call 01264 404142 or use the contact form on the website for further information.

Hands That Help

The Hands that Help service provides a low cost cleaning, gardening and shopping service for the elderly and disabled people in and around the Andover area.

Our Handy Helpers are mature people experienced in running their own homes.

They have been specifically chosen for their caring attitude and understanding of the specific needs of the elderly and vulnerable. Andover Neighbourcare continues to supply an extremely valuable service from dog walking to paying your household bills or just having someone to talk to. We will try and fulfill any request made.

Where necessary a home visit will be made to assess your specific needs.

 

Sitting Service

Neighbourcare can provide a sitting service for carers when they need to go out - just ring 01264 336020.

Membership

Our membership scheme cost just £12 per year or £15 per year for couples. Membership benefits include up to date information with what's happening at Andover Neighbourcare, parties, events and reduced rates on Mini Bus fares. Please use the contact form to register your interest, pop in to the offices or call 01264 404142.

Current Charges

Sitting or Cleaning £9 per hour
Shopping £9.50 per hour
Light Gardening £9.00 per hour
Heavy Gardening £11 per hour
Transport £6 local return journeys.

 

CLUBS & EVENTS

Time Out Club

Time Out Club provides a day care service for people with the first stages of Dementia.
This takes place on Thursdays from 10am- 2pm.

The Monday Afternoon Club

The Monday Afternoon Club, which is held at the United Reform Church 1pm - 3.30pm provides Tea & Bingo.

The CONNEXIONS Club & Minibus Trips

The Connexions minibus trips always prove popular and provide the elderly and disabled with an ideal opportunity to meet new people and make friends. Previous trips have included visiting Poole, Weymouth, Oxford and Reading. We can take 16 people.

For further information or a quotation please call 01264 404142 or use the form on the contact page to get in touch.

 

Andover Neighbourcare Community Shop

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The Neighbourcare community shop has now been open for 15 years.

It is very well supported by the people of Andover and the local area.

The aim of the shop was always different to that of other charity shops by putting any profits directly back into Andover's community. Anyone visiting the shop can expect a friendly and warm welcome from all staff and volunteers.

Donations of all types are welcome including clothes (please ensure these are freshly laundered), toys, books, music and household items provided they are in good saleable condition. Donations can be collected and small items of funiture are acceptabe.

At present time we are unable to accept electrical items.

Please call 01264 404142 for further information.

 

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