The Old Vic Theatre – Pen Pals

The Old Vic Pen Pals project connects people aged 60+ during this time of isolation with primary school children through letters, emails and phone calls. Telephone: 020 7928 2651 Website: https://www.oldvictheatre.com/news/2020/10/ov-pen-pals-letters-2 Contact by email via the online from on the website

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Independent Age Befriending

If you’re feeling isolated  – perhaps because you’re living on your own or your health isn’t what it used to be – Independent Age volunteers can provide a regular chat over the phone Telephone: 0800 319 6789 Website: https://www.independentage.org/get-support/receive-regular-phone-calls    

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Re-engage Befriending

Re-engage supports older people who live alone and find it hard to get out in normal times. The Covid-19 crisis has left people feeling vulnerable, especially those with few family members or friends to talk to. In response to the crisis, regular social gatherings have been cancelled

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Age UK Telephone Friendship

Regular telephone friendship service matches over-60s with a friendly volunteer for a weekly chat To sign up for regular telephone calls from the friendship service you need to: be over 60 have your own landline or mobile phone be able to hear and be understood over the

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Time Out Living

For those living throughout North Warwickshire, this includes the market towns of Atherstone, Coleshill and Polesworth along with their surrounding villages Due to COVID19 Time Out has adapted the way their service operates to ensure safety of service users and staff. They are able to offer the

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Carers Trust Heart of England

Carers Trust Heart of England service aims to ensure that carers are supported in every way possible so that they are able to take on this vital role while maintaining their own wellbeing. They can help carers in a number of ways: Offering a Wellbeing Check –

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