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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.
Age UK Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly

Befriending

Local

We understand how terrible loneliness and isolation can be, which is why we run a befriending service. If you are unable to access social activities we can pair you up with a volunteer befriender who can visit or telepho...

Contact: Age UK Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly, Boscawen House, Chapel Hill, Truro, TR1 3BN.
Averlea Community Care

Averlea Day Care

Local

Averlea Residential Home offers a top quality Day Care Service, which includes transport to and from Averlea, food, entertainment and a bath if a person should require it.  Entertainment could be anything from visi...

Contact: Averlea Residential Home, Fore Street, Polgooth, St Austell, Cornwall, PL26 7BP.
CHIT-CHAT

chit-chat

National

We are a new and exciting non-profit organisation with a simple mission: connecting the nation through conversation. In these uncertain times and beyond, we want to be the go-to place for a chat and bring people together...

Contact: N/A.
Contact the Elderly

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: Contact the Elderly, 2 Grosvenor Gardens, London, SW1W 0DH.
Cura HQ

Cura

National

Cura is a free to use website that allows you to create a secure community, to which you invite the people around you who want to help, friends, family, neighbours etc... You then upload the tasks you need help with and...

Contact: cura hq ltd.
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.
Home Help Companions

Home Help Companions

National

Home Help Companions is a unique introduction agency for elderly people and truly lovely live-in Home Help Companions. Companions must have proven experience, skills, qualifications, DBS checks and excellent references....

Contact: Home Help Companions and Carers.
Home To Home Calls

Home To Home Calls

National

Home to Home Calls provides a daily phone call service specifically for the elderly and the most vulnerable members of society. The calls are used as a befriending service and to check the welfare and well being of ...

Contact: Cleaning and Companionship, 5 East Cliff, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 3JE.
Independent Age

Advice line

National

We give free, confidential advice over the telephone for older people, their families and carers on issues such as getting help at home, adaptations, care assessments, paying for care, staying in touch with other pe...

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

Receive regular phone calls or visits

National

A friendly voice to talk to Good company and conversation is enjoyable and important for our wellbeing. It can be hard staying in contact with people as time goes by, especially if you've lost touch with clos...

Contact: Independent Age, 18 Avonmore Road, London, W14 8RR.
Lightshare Homeshare Services

Lightshare Homeshare Services

Regional

Lightshare is a Homeshare provider that specialises  in matching Householders who need support at home with live in Homesharers. Householders are usually older individuals, older couples or adults with a disability ...

Contact: Lightshare Homeshare Services, 86- 90 Paul Street, London, EC2A 4NE.
MHA

Camborne & Redruth Live At Home Scheme

Local

Independence, health, support, good company - these are all things that we value at any time in our lives. And when you live in your own home, it can be especially important to know you have a support network on your do...

Contact: Live At Home Scheme, All Saints Community Centre, Church View Road, Camborne, Cornwall, TR14 8RQ.

Saltash Live At Home Scheme

Local

Independence, health, support, good company - these are all things that we value at any time in our lives. And when you live in your own home, it can be especially important to know you have a support network on your doo...

Contact: Live At Home Scheme, Burraton Methodist Church, Liskeard Road, Saltash, Cornwall, PL12 4HH.
Parkinson's UK

Parkinson's UK - West Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

Local

Provides support and information for people affected by Parkinson's. There are meetings held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 2-3pm.  Meetings are held in the Jubilee Community Hall, Ludgvan, Penzance TR20 8ES ...

Contact: Parkinson's UK - W Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Branch.
Raystra Healthcare

Raystra Healthcare

National

Raystra Healthcare provides a full spectrum of care across the UK, including practical care, personal care and complex care. Raystra Healthcare provides care and support in the community with a view to preventing or dela...

Contact: Home Care, No1 Business Centre, 1 Alvin St, Gloucester, England, GL1 3EJ.
Royal Voluntary Service

Social centres and community clubs

Regional

Social centres come in all shapes and sizes and often provide a mid-day meal as well as a wide range of activities, from dancing, bingo and crafts to offering information to help with understanding pensions and benefits ...

Contact: Cornwall and Devon.
The Silver Line

The Silver Line

National

The Silver Line – Our Mission Statement The Silver Line Helpline provides three functions to support older people: a sign-posting service to link them into the many, varied services that exist around the coun...

Contact: The Silver Line, 42 Wigmore Street, London, W1U 2RY.
u3a

U3A - The University Of The Third Age

National

The Third Age Trust is the national representative body for the Universities of Third Age (U3As) in the UK.  U3As are self-help, self-managed lifelong learning co-operatives for older people no longer in full t...

Contact: The Third Age Trust, The Old Municipal Buildings, 19 East Street, Bromley, Kent, BR1 1QE.
Volunteer Cornwall

Volunteer Cornwall

Local

Volunteer Cornwall is a County-wide charity, established in 1978, which focuses on developing active and engaged citizens through volunteering. The Transport Department, part of the larger charity, operates a range of in...

Contact: Volunteer Cornwall, Acorn House Heron Way, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2XN.
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