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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 County Durham

50+ LGBT Group

Local

The LGBT group is run as part or our EngAge programme that involves and empowers older people. LGBT stands for 'Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender' and Age UK County Durham hosts a group that welcomes you if you are age...

Contact: Age UK Durham County, Age UK House, Belmont Business Park, Durham, County Durham, DH1 1TW.

Activities and Events

Local

We have a range of schemes in the county that are all designed to make older life a happier and healthier experience.This might include learning a new skill, such as how to use a computer, or it might be rediscovering yo...

Contact: Age UK Durham County, Age UK House, Belmont Business Park, Durham, County Durham, DH1 1TW.

Beat the Scammers

Local

Beat the Scammers helps older people to protect themselves from telephone fraud and scams by providing advice and information. For anyone aged over 50 who receive fraudulent/nuisance telephone calls and would benefit fro...

Contact: Age UK Durham County, Age UK House, Belmont Business Park, Durham, County Durham, DH1 1TW.

Come Eat Together

Local

Come Eat Together is a volunteer peer support project which aims to improve older people's ability to access, cook and enjoy healthy food together. The project helps older people to be more resilient and better able to c...

Contact: Age UK Durham County, Age UK House, Belmont Business Park, Durham, County Durham, DH1 1TW.

Intergenerational Programme

Local

We bring together older and younger people with amazing results.  We challenge the stereotypes that may exist resulting in a positive exchange of skills, experiences and friendship.  By promoting intergenerati...

Contact: Age UK Durham County, Age UK House, Belmont Business Park, Durham, County Durham, DH1 1TW.

Never Alone Always Heard

Local

Our new, Never Alone Always Heard project, started during the Covid-19 Pandemic. It is helping us to keep in touch with our older and younger people living in County Durham and so that we can share the experiences of you...

Contact: Age UK Durham County, Age UK House, Belmont Business Park, Durham, County Durham, DH1 1TW.

Shopping Clubs

Local

Our shopping clubs can help you gain easy access to good, healthy food on a regular basis When you join one of our shopping clubs, you can receive a door-to-door service, get access to a wider variety of shops and super...

Contact: Age UK Durham County, Age UK House, Belmont Business Park, Durham, County Durham, DH1 1TW.

Social Activities

Local

We work to reduce the isolation that is experienced by older people in our community by providing a range of activities throughout the County that are designed to make older life a happier and healthier experience. Our ...

Contact: Age UK Durham County, Age UK House, Belmont Business Park, Durham, County Durham, DH1 1TW.
Age UK Teesside

Activities - St Andrew's Methodist Church Hardwick

Regional

Tuesday Coffee and chair based exercise class 11:30am - 12:45pm Friday Tai Chi Classes, Parkfield Community Centre every Friday 11.30 – 12.30

Contact: St Andrew's Methodist Church, Hardwick, Hardwick, Stockton, Cleveland.

Activities at Dorothy Rose House

Regional

Monday Carpet bowls Fun, Social, Group (Bring a packed lunch) 10.30am – 2.00pm Tuesday Lunch & Social Make new friends in a stimulating and social environment where you can play, dominoes...

Contact: Dorothy Rose House, 190 Borough Road, Middlesbrough, Cleveland, TS1 2EH.

Age UK Teesside Activity Centre

Regional

The activities available include: Art and crafts Card making Dominoes Bingo Lunch clubs Stretch & Tone Laughter Yoga Chair Based Exercise Quiz

Contact: Age UK Teesside Activity Centre, Severn Road Community Centre, Severn Way, Redcar, Cleveland, TS10 1PG.

Befriending Services

Regional

If you are over the age of 65, have little or no contact from family and friends and live alone in Middlesbrough, Stockton or Redcar, help is available to you. The Age UK Teesside Befriending Services provides a range o...

Contact: Age UK Teesside, The Dorothy Rose Suites (29-32) , The TAD Centre , Ormesby Road , Middlesbrough, Cleveland, TS3 7SF.

Welcome Home Project

Regional

The Welcome Home project aims to provide support and company for those older people who have been discharged from a hospital stay and live alone in Redcar and Cleveland. Before or upon discharge suitable patients will b...

Contact: Age UK Teesside, The Dorothy Rose Suites (29-32) , The TAD Centre , Ormesby Road , Middlesbrough, Cleveland, TS3 7SF.
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.
Durham County Council

Abbey Day Centre

Local

We provide a range of non-age specific services for those with a physical disability and/or sensory impairment. We help people access a range of services in our day centres and, wherever possible, within the wider c...

Contact: Day Services, Abbey Day Centre, Abbey Road, Pity Me, Durham, County Durham, DH1 5DQ.

Bede Day Centre

Local

We provide a range of non-age specific services for those with a physical disability and/or sensory impairment. We help people access a range of services in our day centres and, wherever possible, within the wider c...

Contact: Day Services, Bede Day Centre, Galgate, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 8EZ.

Carers Support - Durham and Chester-le-Street

Local

The centres offer a wide range of local, confidential support services to adult and parent carers, such as: One-to-one support, including home visits Information and advice Informal advocacy support Carer traini...

Contact: Carers Centres, Durham and Chester-le-Street Carers Support, Bullion Hall, Bullion Lane, Chester-le-Street, County Durham, DH2 2ES.
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