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b:friend is a charity aiming to reduce loneliness and social isolation in people aged 65 and over. We receive referrals via our website from anyone who may identify a person who would benefit from extra company. Volunteer befrienders visit socially isolated neighbours for an hour a week, hoping to reduce loneliness and make the life of our older neighbours a little happier.
Share a cuppa and a chat with one of our friendly volunteers. Open to anyone over 18 in Foxhill, Parson Cross, Southey Green and Grenoside. We do home visits or can meet you in a comfortable location such as a local coffee shop.
0114 231 5522
to reduce the isolation and loneliness of older people within the communities of Broomhill and Broomhall. Offering support with appointments, benefits, outings and social events or just by listening and offering a helping hand.
0114 2680976 answerphone only 07765553216 Monday to Wednesday and Thursday morning
Drink Wise Age Well provides information on alcohol and getting older to allow you to make informed choices about alcohol use. We provide information on alcohol unit guidelines, tips for cutting down and where and how to get help if you need it. Drink Wise Age Well also supports health & social care providers and community organisations to recognise & respond to risky drinking in people aged 50+.
Friends of Age UK can access social activities, digital drop in sessions, coffee mornings, discounted SIV swimming sessions and outings. Opportunities to volunteer, attend focus groups and influence older peoples services
Health Trainers can support people on a one 2 one basis around changing or leading a healthy lifestyle. We also support people with long term conditions, supporting patients to self-manage their condition(s). The service is free & confidential.
LiveWell at Home is a free service for anyone aged 55 or over who lives in Sheffield. Our aim is to enable older people in Sheffield to live independently in their own home. We offer a range of flexible support on anything related to housing or health, including: support following discharge from hospital; advice on how to maximise income, apply for grants and benefits, and manage debt; finding a new home, including help to move; a 17-point ‘Home Check’; mental health; loneliness and isolation, help to quit smoking and cut down on alcohol.
Manor and Castle Development Trust (MCDT) provides ‘cradle to grave’ support to the local community, including access to employment, training, education and health and wellbeing.
St Wilfrid’s is a day centre for homeless, vulnerable and socially excluded adults (including people with mental health issues, autistic spectrum disorders or learning disabilities). The Centre is available to people aged 18-65 years and aims to offer a quality service that gives support to help…
Stocksbridge Community Care Group works to combat the loneliness and isolation of older people in the area and helps people to live well with dementia
Chris, Dave and Samantha
0114 288 6989