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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 Gateshead

Social Opportunities

Local

Many older people receive services to help them live independently in their own homes, but can still be lonely and isolated. Our Social Opportunities project offers companionship and the chance to make new social contact...

Contact: Age UK Gateshead, 341- 343 High Street, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 1EQ.
Age UK North Tyneside

Active Age Service

Local

The Active Age programme is a programme developed by Age UK North Tyneside, which aims to increase and/or maintain physical activity of older adults who have previously led an active life but are at risk of becoming inac...

Contact: Age UK North Tyneside, Bradbury Centre, 13 Saville Street West, North Shields, NE29 6QP.

Activities and events

Local

Find out here about activities and events taking place at Age UK North Tyneside. Regular activities in our Love Later Life programme, social groups, walking groups, keep fit, reading groups, arts and crafts, dancing

Contact: Age UK North Tyneside, Bradbury Centre, 13 Saville Street West, North Shields, NE29 6QP.

Befriending

Local

We can offer opportunities to reduce isolation, develop friendships and feel part of your community. Our Befriending and Telephone Befriending Co-ordinators can explore areas for support and advice. They will ask you wh...

Contact: Age UK North Tyneside, Bradbury Centre, 13 Saville Street West, North Shields, NE29 6QP.

Local Linx

Local

Dance the day away, bowl indoors or out, learn a new skill, swim with friends, read and talk about a good  book, explore local history,  find a lunch club nearby, join a singing group, try tai chi, go for a reg...

Contact: Age UK North Tyneside, Bradbury Centre, 13 Saville Street West, North Shields, NE29 6QP.

Older LGBTQ Support

Local

LGBT advocates have, in recent years, documented the numerous unique concerns that older members of the LGBTQ community face by virtue of both their age, and their sexuality or gender identity. For those older members o...

Contact: Age UK North Tyneside, Bradbury Centre, 13 Saville Street West, North Shields, NE29 6QP.

Support for Ex-Services

Local

Age UK North Tyneside has now joined forces with Operation Veterans to make sure vulnerable people can access support and advice, and combat loneliness, in what is a landmark collaboration for the two organisations. The...

Contact: Age UK North Tyneside, Bradbury Centre, 13 Saville Street West, North Shields, NE29 6QP.
Age UK Sunderland

ActivAge

Local

Courses include: Computer courses Modern languages Arts and crafts Health and fitness Course fees may vary depending on individual circumstances and the ActivAge staff will be happy to help and advise you during enrolmen...

Contact: Age UK Sunderland, Stockton Road, Sunderland, SR2 7AQ.

Community Integrated Teams (CIT) Living Well Links

Local

The Living Well Link service will provide older people with support to promote health and wellbeing whilst reducing loneliness and isolation. The aim of the Living Well Link Service is to put older people living in Sund...

Contact: Age UK Sunderland, Stockton Road, Sunderland, SR2 7AQ.

FDS Community Support Clubs

Local

We deliver over 30 community support clubs that run Monday to Friday in the Sunderland, Penshaw, Houghton, Hetton, Washington and Easington Lane areas. Help is at hand by our volunteers and staff making your day a pleas...

Contact: Age UK Sunderland, Stockton Road, Sunderland, SR2 7AQ.

FDS Keeping in Touch

Local

Our friendly faces home visiting service provides volunteers who make regular social visits, offering company and a friendly chat to older people who live alone, are housebound, have days when they see no one Telephone ...

Contact: Age UK Sunderland, Stockton Road, Sunderland, SR2 7AQ.

Lifestyle Service - Home Support

Local

Lifestyle can make life easier and more enjoyable. If you would like help with light housework, help to go out shopping, someone to accompany you to the cinema, on a walk or at other social event.

Contact: Age UK Sunderland, Stockton Road, Sunderland, SR2 7AQ.

Redwood Day Service

Local

The Redwood Day Service is a chargeable service available Monday to Friday 9.00am - 3.00pm. It is available for individuals aged 50+ who live within the boundaries of the City of Sunderland. Throughout the day you can p...

Contact: Age UK Sunderland, Stockton Road, Sunderland, SR2 7AQ.
Boltonshaw Home Care

Boltonshaw homecare

Local

We provide a full range of services that help you to stay in your own home. We understand how much it means to stay as independent as possible in your own home and we provide a range of options to help you do so. ...

Contact: Boltonshaw home care Sunderland, North East Business & Innovation Centre, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR5 2TA.
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.
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.&n...

Contact: Home Help Companions and Carers.
Home Instead Senior Care

Home instead central leeds

Local

Home Instead provide professional companion care, helping older people across the UK to continue to live a fulfilling life, in their own home. What is Companionship care?  Many people we support simply want compan...

Contact: Home Instead Central Leeds, suite2 93 - 99 Mabgate business centre, Mabgate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS9 7DR.
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.
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