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Age UK

Call in Time- Telephone Friendship Service

National

Call in Time aims to reduce loneliness and social isolation in older people by providing them with regular telephone chats.

Contact: Call in Time Telephone Friendship Service, Tavis House 1-6 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9NA.
British Red Cross Society

Get financial help & advice

National

If you're struggling with debt or other money problems and need to get through a period of financial difficulty, we can help you find free financial advice.

Contact: British Red Cross Society, 44 Moorfields, London, EC2Y 9AL.

Get help with loneliness

National

If you are feeling lonely, please know that you are not alone. The British Red Cross is here to help you. One in five people in the UK say they experience feelings of loneliness, and during the coronavirus pandemic ...

Contact: British Red Cross Society, 44 Moorfields, London, EC2Y 9AL.

Get support at home

National

If you are feeling lonely, please know that you are not alone. The British Red Cross is here to help you. One in five people in the UK say they experience feelings of loneliness, and during the coronavirus pandemic ...

Contact: British Red Cross Society, 44 Moorfields, London, EC2Y 9AL.
Carewatch Care Services

Carewatch

National

Our mission at Carewatch is to provide high quality care outcomes for vulnerable people who want to live at home, independently. We provide quality, personalised home care services designed to enable our customers to re...

Contact: Carewatch, CSN Care Group Ltd t/a Carewatch, Unit 4, Rankin House, Murdoch Court, Roebuck Way, Knowlhill, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK5 8GB.
Caring in Craigmillar

Phonelink

Local

Phonelink is a free telephone morning and evening check call service funded by City of Edinburgh Council. This service is available to anyone who feels the need for a daily reassuring call. The benefits of our service in...

Contact: Caring in Craigmillar.
Elder

elder

National

Elder helps people stay safe and comfortable at home by assisting with daily activities of living via personal care, dementia care and part-time, full-time or live-in care. 

Contact: Elder, 1st floor, 230 City Road, London, London, Greater London, EC1V 2TT.
Independent Age

Advice line

National

Our Helpline and Advice teams are friendly and helpful and our particular areas of knowledge include: care and support, money and benefits, health and mobility for people that are 65 + , their families and carers. ...

Contact: Independent Age, 18 Avonmore Road, London, W14 8RR.
Nari Kallyan Shangho

Nari Kallyan Shangho

Local

The primary aim of NKS is to alleviate deprivation and isolation experienced by South Asian women and their families living in Edinburgh and to promote positive health and well-being among them.  Our role is to make...

Contact: Nari Kallyan Shangho, 7 Gillespie Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9NH.
Omega

A Letter From Louise

National

A Letter From Louise is Omega's highly successful pen pal project. Clients are partnered with volunteers letter writers from across the UK, with whom they have the opportunity to share stories, life-lessons, musing, and ...

Contact: Omega, the National Association for End of Life Care, London House, Town Walls, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1TX.

Chatterbox Action Against Loneliness

National

Chatterbox is our award-winning, flagship befriending service designed to support those who find themselves isolated, vulnerable, and/or alone in later life. Chatterbox Clients are matched with Volunteer Befrienders with...

Contact: Omega, the National Association for End of Life Care, London House, Town Walls, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SW1 1TX.

Volunteer Befrienders, Chatterbox Action Against Loneliness

National

Chatterbox is our award-winning, flagship befriending service designed to support those who find themselves isolated, vulnerable, and/or alone in later life. Volunteers with our Chatterbox programme are matched with a ...

Contact: Omega, the National Association for End of Life Care, London House, Town Walls, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1TX.
Parkinson's UK

Information and support

National

We’re here for you. From support in the cost of living crisis to help managing your Parkinson’s symptoms, we've got the information and support you need. By funding the right research into the most promising...

Contact: Parkinson's UK.
Reengage

Sunday afternoon outings

National

Contact the Elderly is the only national charity solely dedicated to tackling loneliness and social isolation among older people. Supported by a network of volunteers, the charity organises monthly Sunday afternoon tea p...

Contact: Reengage, 2 Grosvenor Gardens, London, SW1W 0DH.
Royal Voluntary Service

Lunch Clubs

National

Lunch Clubs are run by Royal Voluntary Service volunteers who give their time so that you can come together with friends new and old to enjoy tasty food.

Contact: Royal Voluntary Service.

Social Activities

National

Whether you want to meet friends for a bite to eat, enjoy a hobby or interest with like-minded people or want to learn new skills, there’s something for everyone. Some of our clubs and groups take place in Royal Vo...

Contact: Royal Voluntary Service, Beck Court , Cardiff Gate Business Park , Cardiff , CF23 8RP.

Supporting People

National

Royal Voluntary Service volunteers provide practical help and companionship that make a big difference to the lives of thousands of older people each month, helping them to live more independent lives. As part of our Co...

Contact: Royal Voluntary Service, Beck Court , Cardiff Gate Business Park , Cardiff , CF23 8RP.
Salvation Army UK

Salvation Army Lunch Clubs

National

We don't just provide lunch clubs and Christmas dinners, but play an important role in creating new friendships through to reducing isolation through healthy and hearty meals in a safe and caring environment. Our halls ...

Contact: Salvation Army Lunch Clubs.

Salvation Army Lunch Clubs

National

We don't just provide lunch clubs and Christmas dinners, but play an important role in creating new friendships through to reducing isolation through healthy and hearty meals in a safe and caring environment. Our halls ...

Contact: Salvation Army Churches & Community Centres, 101 Newington Causeway, London, SE1 6BN.
The Eric Liddell Centre

The Eric Liddell Centre

Local

The Eric Liddell Centre has developed a range of services to meet the needs identified in the local and wider Edinburgh community, as a result of research and consultation with partner organizations as well as individual...

Contact: The Eric Liddell Centre, The Eric Liddell Centre, 15 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, EH10 4DP.
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