Key Services

  • Local
  • Help with
  • Preparing a
    Light Meal
  • Help with the
  • Collecting

We are here to help

Whatever it is you need assistance with be sure the Sapcote Good Neighbour Scheme is here to help from collecting prescriptions, screwing in a lightbulb, to help with a bit of minor DIY.


Provide short term help to the residents of Sapcote.

The scheme is fully insured and all volunteers receive enhanced DBS* checks.

Our service depends on our amazing volunteers! Could you be part of the team?

How the Scheme Works

Please click the button below for info on how this scheme operates.

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We Care About Giving

Support out and about!

Our volunteers will provide you with the essentials such as help with the shopping.
Areas We Cover

SGNS are recruiting!

We are recruiting a pool of volunteers to offer help to Sapcote residents.
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Support at home!

Sapcote Good Neighbour Scheme volunteers provide practical help, elderly home help and support at home for older people.

What other help or support do we provide?

  • • Light gardening in case of illness or injury

    • Light housework on a short term basis

    • Lifts to appointments, shopping and visits

    • Help with shopping

    • Collecting prescriptions

    • Befriending

    • Reading

    • Filling in forms (non financial)

    • Help with the internet

    • Dog walking in case of illness or injury

    • Help taking pets to the vets

    • Help moving furniture

    • Changing lightbulbs and fuses

    • Minor DIY

    • Temporary help with laundry

    • Help clearing snow...

This list is not exhaustive. If you need help or support with any other tasks please speak with our phone-coordinator or contact us here.

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