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Agency Details: Bedfordshire Rural Communities Charity - Community Agents Bureau

Telephone
0800 039 1234 (Helpline)
01234 834936 (Office)
01234 838149 (Fax)
Address
The Old School
Southill Road
Cardington
Bedfordshire
MK44 3SX
E mail
Website
http://www.bedsrcc.org.uk
Organisation status
Voluntary organisation

This agency is a registered charity.

Regions Served
Bedford Borough
We deal with the following groups
Village and Community Agents can help anyone to access the services and support people need in both the rural areas of Bedford Borough and in some of the urban areas. The project which is funded by Bedford Borough is called Just Ask.
Opening Times
9.00am - 5.00pm - office not open to public.
Accessibility
Areas of law on which we give advice
Benefits, Community Care, Housing, Other
We deal with the following other services
Feeling safer at home, becoming healthier, support for carers, transport options, joining a local group, finding a job, local volunteering opportunities, housing issues, or anything else
Description
Village Agents can provide high quality information, promote access to services, and help people make informed choices. All services are free of charge.
Outreach Services Available
Village Agents visit coffee mornings and other places where people meet to provide information and advice and promote healthy, safe living. This is one of the ways we are able to meet people and tell them what sort of things we can help with in order to provide individual support within the person's home in confidence
Accreditation
Referral Procedures
Extra Services
Telephone advice
Information helpline open 9.00am - 4.00pm (24hour answerphone service)
Face-to-face advice
You can invite your Village Agent to visit you in your own home, or you can talk to us by 'phone
Other information
Office is not open to public. If you live in a village in Bedford Borough, BRCC's Village Agents can help you access the services and support you need if you call free on: 0800 039 1234. All Village Agents are CRB checked and operate in the strictest confidence