Good Morning Down offers a free caring/befriending telephone support service to people in Downpatrick, in County Down, Northern Ireland. A registered charity, it has been supporting people for over ten years. It targets people living in rural isolation, the elderly, people who are lonely, and others who have mental health issues, or who are bereaved. Good Morning Down provides a regular phone call with people to lessen their isolation, and currently makes more than 300 calls each week.
The Foundation has made a two-year grant to the charity – £3,000 per annum, from February 2017. The grant is towards salary costs of the part-time workers.