Village Agents

Help for older people in Bedford Borough villages.

Village Agents make home visits to older people living in villages in Bedford Borough, to help them with free support & assistance.

All Agents are Disclosure and Barring Service checked and will operate in the strictest of confidence.


I felt like a weight had been lifted from my shoulders. Someone listened. Someone cared enough to help.

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Visiting you

We can visit you at home or talk to you on the phone providing support that might include:

  • Feeling safer at home
  • Becoming healthier
  • Pensions and benefits
  • Support for carers
  • Transport options
  • Joining a local group
  • Local volunteering opportunities
  • Housing issues

How to get help

If you live in any of the villages in Bedford Borough, call our Village Agents on Freephone 0800 039 1234
Or email

You can also send us an enquiry using our online form.

Meet the team

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Andrea Macadam - Bedford Borough and Potton
Caroline Whitelegge - Leighton-Linslade
Julie Balaam - Biggleswade
Lydia Wright - North Bedfordshire Borough
Karen Sharp - Biddenham, Bromham, Clapham, Great Denham and Harrold.
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Wendy Worgan - Cardington, Cople, Cotton End, Shortstown and Willington.