Phone Friends

The Phone Friend service will connect you with a volunteer Phone Friend who will call you for a regular chat.

About the service

Phone Friends connects you with a volunteer Phone Friend for a regular blether on the phone, a check-in on your wellbeing, an opportunity to share any concerns and importantly a chance to share a laugh or two. Phone calls can take place weekly, fortnightly or less often if wished.


This service is available for

  • Anyone aged over 65

In these areas

  • Scotland-wide

I love talking to my phone friend each week and appreciate the bond we have created. 


This service is free for Food Train members.

Become a member

Your Food Train membership fee of just £1 per year allows you access to Food Train services, if they are available in your local area. Please note - charges apply for each Food Train service provided. For information on charging please refer to the detailed information under the services you are interested in.

Complete our Membership Form to get started.

We're here to help

Please do not hesitate to get in touch with our friendly team if you have any questions about any of our services or becoming a Food Train member.