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Reengage - Because a good chat means the world Posted on 12 Mar 2021

Our call companions offer friendship to older people who live alone.

Do you enjoy chatting over the phone?

We’ve been running social gatherings for older people for 50 years. Now, we’re also offering call companions who can brighten your day with a friendly phone call.

Our call companions love a good chat and they’re great listeners too. They’ll enjoy getting to know you and telling you a bit about their lives. Soon you’ll be sharing gardening tips, favourite books or just chatting about the day to day.

Whatever you talk about, their phone calls will give you a real boost. Because if there’s one thing we’ve learnt from the people we’ve helped over the years, it’s that a good chat really does mean the world.

How it works

  1. When you sign up, we’ll ask you a bit about yourself. We’ll then do our best to pair you with a call companion we think you’ll get on with, so the conversation flows and the friendship blossoms.
  2. You can choose when to receive the phone calls and whether you’d like a call every week or every other week.
  3. You can receive the phone calls for as long as you want and you never need to pay a penny.

Who’s eligible for a call companion? We’re offering a call companion to older people who live alone or in sheltered housing. However, we do consider applications on a case-bycase basis, so if your circumstances are different to this and you feel you’d like a call companion, just get in touch.

Give us a call on 0800 716 543 (calls are free) or visit

Re-engage is a registered charity in England and Wales (1146149) and in Scotland (SCO39377)

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