Contact Good Neighbour Schemes

Age UK Camden

Address
Tavis House 1-6, Tavistock Square London WC1H 9NA
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.ageukcamden.org.uk
Phone
020 7837 3777 (Advice Line), 020 7239 0400 (Office)
Fax
020 7383 2550
Details

Provides support, advice, information, counselling, advocacy and befriending services (via Good Neighbour schemes), resource centres, volunteering opportunities, Direct Payments support, neighbourhood care, computer training, Bangladeshi elders groups, carers' support, dementia support, nailcutting service, internet shopping service, home service, services for older gay men, lesbians and bisexual people, gay men's support group, talking therapy, dementia advocacy and much more for older people. Run a small grants fund for older people in need.

Open
Reception Mon-Fri 9.15am-5.15pm. Information, Advice and Advocacy Team available for advice without an appointment Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri 11am-1pm.
Location
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Age UK Camden NW3 Good Neighbours Scheme

Address
Henderson Court Resource Centre 102 Fitzjohns Avenue London NW3 6NS
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.ageukcamden.org.uk
Phone
020 7443 9241
Details

Good neighbour scheme for people in NW3. Volunteers visit and befriend people in their own homes and help with small tasks, such as reading aloud, accompanying people for walks etc. Volunteers are matched with people who fulfil the scheme's criteria.

Location
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Age UK Camden Volunteering

Address
Tavis House 1-6, Tavistock Square London WC1H 9NA
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.ageukcamden.org.uk
Phone
020 7239 0400
Fax
020 7383 2550
Details

The skill, time and energy of our volunteers make a real difference to what we do, enhancing the quality and support we offer older people. Befriending, information and advice, escorting, dementia support, helping in our charity shop are just some of the roles.  Volunteering is a great way to learn new skills, build confidence, share experience and meet people.  Volunteers are integral to what we do and we aim to make it a positive and enhancing experience.

Open
Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm.
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All Souls Clubhouse Older People Activities

Address
141 Cleveland Street London W1T 6QG
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
allsoulsclubhouse.org/elderly/
Phone
020 7255 9753, ClubCare 020 7255 9756
Fax
020 7255 9767
Details

Christian community centre activities for older people in Fitzrovia. ClubCare provides good neighbour services at home and shopping services.

Location
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Camden Cypriot Womens Centre

Address
2c Falkland Road London NW5 2PT
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
020 7267 7194
Fax
020 7428 8931
Details
Advice and information on health, housing and welfare rights etc. Talks, keep fit and a wide range of social and recreational activities for Cypriot women and their families. Conduct needs assessments for older people in conjunction with Camden Council Adult Social Care Services. Housebound service. Good neighbour scheme. Welcome volunteers to work at the Centre or on various projects.
Open
Mon-Thu 10am-5pm.
Location
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Henna Asian Womens Group

Address
Abbey Community Centre 222c Belsize Road London NW6 4DJ
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.hennaorg.co.uk
Phone
020 7372 9860
Details

Ongoing activities include: Monday club; Pilates; Yoga; Chair-based exercise; Befriending service; Carer's Project; Summer outings; Personal Development training; Women's International Day & Cultural Celebration events; Healthy Cooking Club; Health Awareness workshops; Promoting mental wellbeing; Advice and listening service; Forum Meetings.

Open
Mon-Fri 9am-4.30pm.
Location
View location map for NW6 4DJ
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Holborn Community Association Bedford House

Address
35 Emerald Street London WC1N 3QW
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.holborncommunity.co.uk
Phone
020 7405 2370
Fax
020 7405 0232
Details

Summmer playscheme for children 4-14. Under 5s and children's activities and gymnastics clubs. Short Mat Bowls Club for over 50s. Senior citizens' dance classes. Good Neighbour Scheme. Bangladeshi women's and families information service. Women only exercise. Groups and classes with creches. Tai Chi for adults (evenings only after 5.30pm). Sports hall can be booked for under-fives children's parties on Sundays.

Open
Daily 10am-5.30pm.
Location
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Ingestre Community Centre

Address
Ingestre Road London NW5 1UX
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
ingestrecc.blogspot.com/
Phone
020 7267 0281, Youth Club only: 07539 392378
Fax
020 7267 2505 (Answerphone and fax)
Details

Pre-school alliance playgroup (2-5s). After school club (5-10s) Wed-Thu 3.45pm-5.45am; Holiday and summer playschemes; Youth Club (13-19s) Wed 6.45-9.45pm. Shotokan karate (5-Adult). Good Neighbour scheme which offers practical help in homes with gardening, organises social activities and outings Apr-Sep. UK Online Centre with free drop-in, contact the centre for further details. Email for Youth Club: iryc@ymail.com.

Location
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Ingestre Road Good Neighbour Scheme

Address
Ingestre Road London NW5 1UX
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
020 7267 2505 (Answerphone)
Fax
020 7267 2505
Details
FUNDING FROM CAMDEN COUNCIL TO BE WITHDRAWN JUNE 2012. FUTURE OF SCHEME BEYOND THAT TO BE CONFIRMED. Workers and volunteers support older people in their homes. Clients are encouraged to ask for help and support over any concern. Offers befriending, advocacy, escorting and support on visits to doctors etc; help with practical tasks such as gardening, window cleaning, form filling, etc. Exercise class and a programme of day trips and other activities. Volunteers always needed.
Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
Location
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Irish Elderly Advice Network

Address
London Irish Centre 50-52, Camden Square London NW1 9XB
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.irisheldersadvice.org.uk/
Phone
020 7428 0471
Fax
020 7428 0519
Details

Provides advice, support and information for elderly Irish people in Camden, and offers support to Irish pensioners clubs and groups. Runs a Good Neighbour Scheme and holds a benefits/rights surgery for Irish pensioners in Kilburn at the Hall of the Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Quex Road, NW6, Wed 11.30am-2pm.

Location
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Key to Caring

Address
1 Elmton Court Cunningham Place London NW8 8JU
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
020 7286 1101
Fax
020 7289 2245
Details
Organises social activities, weekend outings and holidays, including a social club on the 1st Thu and 2nd and 3rd Sat of the month, phone for details. The All Sorts Group meets on the last Thursday of the month, the Phab Club meets every Monday, and the Inner London Scope Group meet on the 1st Thursday of the month - phone for details of times and venues. Covers people living in Camden. Volunteers needed to visit sick and housebound (elderly or disabled), help with shopping, collect prescriptions, take people for walks, driving to hospital appointments and befriending.
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Kilburn Neighbours Good Neighbour Scheme

Address
Abbey Community Centre 222c Belsize Road London NW6 4DJ
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
020 7604 4823
Details
Matches volunteers with people over 60 to help them by visiting and befriending, or with tasks such as light shopping, using the library, going to the doctor, light gardening, minor DIY, assistance with forms. Events and trips organised.
Open
Mon-Fri 10am-5pm.
Location
View location map for NW6 4DJ
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London Irish Centre Camden

Address
50-52, Camden Square London NW1 9XB
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.londonirishcentre.org
Phone
020 7916 2222
Details

Provides culturally sensitive support services to Irish people. Day centre provides luncheon club for pensioners. Facilities for hire for social, cultural and training activities. Projects include elders outreach, befriending, and volunteering. The Advice & Outresach  Service provides advice on welfare rights. housing/homelessness, priority debt, access to healthcare and supported accommodation, returning to/moving from Ireland, Irish state pensions, Irish passport and birth certificate applications.

Location
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North London Cares

Address
c/o Collective Temperance Hospital 110 Hampstead Road London NW1 2LS
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
07884 581671
Details

North London Cares provides fun and flexible opportunities for young north Londoners to spend time with older, isolated neighbours. These include social clubs (such as film, discussion and football clubs) where young and old can come together to share ideas and experiences; concert trips; care home visits; one-to-one support for older neighbours who could do with a little extra support with shopping and help around the home.

Location
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Opening Doors London

Address
Tavis House 1-6, Tavistock Square London WC1H 9NA
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
openingdoorslondon.org.uk/
Phone
020 7239 0400
Fax
020 7383 2550
Details

Opening Doors London aims to specifically meet the needs of the older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) community and is aimed at people who identify as LGBT and are over the age of 50. We have members from across London and beyond.

The aims of Opening Doors London are to develop services for the older LGBT community that combat isolation through the provision of:

Open
Mon-Fri 9.15am-5.15pm.
Location
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OurCamden

Address
The Members Lounge 71 Tonbridge Street London WC1H 9DZ
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.ourcamden.org
Phone
020 3488 0020
Details

OurCamden is a membership service that offers members the chance to meet new friends, try new things, find out more about what's happening around the borough and save money with local businesses.  We were founded by four Camden charities and received investment from Camden Council. We are seeking to connect individuals with local businesses, community organisations and each other. Membership is open to all who live, work or play in the borough.

To find out all we get up to, have a look at the website

 

 

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Primrose Hill Neighbours Help

Address
Primrose Hill Community Library Sharpleshall Street London NW1 8YN
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.primrosehillneighbours.wordpress.com
Phone
07531 779 827, 020 7239 0400
Details
Volunteer visiting and befriending service for housebound people who are over 60.
Location
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St Pancras Community Centre

Address
67 Plender Street London NW1 0LB
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.spca.org.uk/
Phone
020 7380 1501
Fax
020 7380 1501
Details

Community centre activities and classes. Older people's activities, parent and toddler group and under 5s drop-in. Wide range of social activities. Halls for meetings and functions available for hire.

Location
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St Pancras Community Centre Older Peoples Activities

Address
67 Plender Street London NW1 0LB
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.spca.org.uk/
Phone
Main Office: 020 7380 1501
Details

Volunteer run activities including bingo, hand massage, gentle yoga and Boccia. Occasional day trips and holidays. All over 50s from central Camden welcome.

Open
Mon and Wed 10.30am-3pm.
Location
View location map for NW1 0LB
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Voluntary Action Camden Good Neighbour Scheme Co-ordinator

Address
West Euston Partnership 29?31, Hampstead Road London NW1 3JA
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.vac.org.uk/
Phone
020 7284 6576
Fax
020 7284 6551
Details

6 months post from April 2012 aiming to support seven good neighbour schemes to work together to develop a consortium, allowing them to explore new fundraising opportunities to develop and sustain their services. The organisations which are part of the consortium are Age Concern UK, Abbey Community Centre, Holborn Community Association, Highgate Newtown Community Centre, Ingestre Road Community Centre and St Pancras Community Association.

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West Euston Healthy Community Project

Address
H-Pod West Euston Healthy Community Project Building Cumberland Market London NW1 3RH
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.westeuston.org/
Phone
020 7387 4401
Details
Community centre. Older people's activities include: chair based exercise, community cafe, exercise classes, English country dancing. Children's activities include: Top Tots (parent and toddler play and exercise), parent exercise classes (free classes with free creche), After-school homework club, Little fingers (parent and baby drop-in) and youth club. Other activities include: Craft club, ESOL classes.
Open
Tue-Fri. (Timetable changes during school holidays).
Location
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