Borough officials worked with Novoville to customize the company's app for the Our Community Befriending Service. Socially isolated residents are automatically connected to volunteers based on requester location, needs, and interests. GetVolunteering logs befriending team activities including social calls, grocery deliveries, and food bank service. The app allows volunteers to alert the borough to residents with worsening health conditions for service referrals.
In the news: New app will transform volunteering in Basildon - Basildon
A transformational new mobile app which will help connect Basildon Council community support officers and other support services operating in the borough with those needing additional support to ensure their wellbeing is being launched by Basildon Council.
The Our Community Befriending Service handled 18,000 calls through the app during its first year in operation.
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