Chieveley Village Agent

Mary Leslie-Smith

Tel : 07547 206022

Don't hesitate to get in touch if you or someone you know would benefit from some help

 

Village Agent

Chieveley Village Agent

What is the Village Agent Scheme all about?

The Village Agent Scheme is a referral/signposting scheme aimed at getting the right services to the right people. Each Agent volunteers within the parish in which they live.

The aim is to put older and/or socially isolated residents in direct contact with various community voluntary and statutory organisations so those residents can get the help and advice they need and to enable them to participate in the activities available in and around their community.

What do Village Agents do?

They provide a trusted and well-known friendly face at the heart of rural communities,

Village Agents aim to make a positive impact by helping people to gain access to services and information. In particular by:

  • Putting people in contact with organisations that provide services they need
  • Providing high quality information and advice to local residents
  • Promoting health and independence

What aspects of life can Village Agents help with?

Village Agents can help with advice about;

• Transport
• Housing
• Pension and Benefits
• Fire safety
• Social Care
• Trading Standards
• Health Care
• Leisure

The possibilities are endless.

Who is the Village Agent for Chieveley?

Mary Leslie-Smith is the Chieveley Village Agent and can be contacted on 07547 206022

If you or someone you know would like Mary to help please contact the above number or contact the West Berks Village Agent Coordinator on 01635 49004