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Age UK Camden 

Address:

Tavis House
1-6, Tavistock Square
London
WC1H 9NA

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 7837 3777 (Advice Line), 020 7239 0400 (Office)
 

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.

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.

       

Last checked:

10/12/2012

 

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Age UK Camden NW3 Good Neighbours 

Address:

Henderson Court Resource Centre
102 Fitzjohns Avenue
London
NW3 6NS

Email:

Website:

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.

       

Last checked:

02/12/2013

 

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Age UK Camden Opening Doors London 

Address:

Tavis House
1-6, Tavistock Square
London
WC1H 9NA

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 7121 3335 (men), 020 7121 3331 (women)
 

Open:

Mon-Fri 9.15am-5.15pm.

Fax:

020 7383 2550
   

Details:

Offers social activities including meals and trips, a telephone advice and signposting service, a befriending scheme for LGBT older people, monthly walks and an electronic newsletter.

       

Last checked:

03/01/2012

 

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Age UK Camden Volunteering 

Address:

Tavis House
1-6, Tavistock Square
London
WC1H 9NA

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 7239 0400
 

Fax:

020 7383 2550
   

Details:

Volunteers are involved in a wide variety of areas within Age UK Camden. Current opportunities can be viewed on the website.

       

Last checked:

18/01/2013

 

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All Souls Clubhouse Older People Activities 

Address:

141 Cleveland Street
London
W1T 6QG

Email:

Website:

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.

       

Last checked:

07/12/2012

 

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Camden Cypriot Womens Centre 

Address:

2c Falkland Road
London
NW5 2PT

Email:

Phone:

020 7267 7194
 

Open:

Mon-Thu 10am-5pm.

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.

       

Last checked:

16/07/2012

 

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Henna Asian Womens Group 

Address:

Abbey Community Centre
222c Belsize Road
London
NW6 4DJ

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 7372 9860
 

Open:

Mon-Fri 10am-4pm.
   

Details:

Ongoing activities include: Monday club; exercise to music; Hatha yoga; power yoga; befriending service; Mela; arts and crafts sessions; summer outings; personal development sessions; cultural celebrations; health programme and healthy living workshops; promoting mental wellbeing; advice and listening service.

       

Last checked:

14/01/2014

 

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Holborn Community Association Bedford House 

Address:

35 Emerald Street
London
WC1N 3QL

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 7405 2370
 

Open:

Daily 10am-5.30pm.

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.

       

Last checked:

14/07/2009

 

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Holborn Community Association Good Neighbour Scheme 

Address:

35 Emerald Street
London
WC1N 3QL

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 7405 2370
 

Open:

Mon-Thu 10am-5.30pm.

Fax:

020 7405 0232
   

Details:

Volunteer befriending for isolated older people in Holborn. Social support, visiting for a chat, possible trips out.

       

Last checked:

11/07/2011

 

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Holborn Community Association Millman Street Resource Centre 

Address:

50 Millman Street
London
WC1N 3EW

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 7405 2493
 

Open:

Mon-Fri 9am?4.30pm, 1st Sun of month 11am-4pm.
   

Details:

Activities include crafts, dance, gardening, yoga, singing, art, music, keep fit, aqua aerobics, Tai Chi, reminiscence, shopping trips, outings, games, playreading, Computer sessions including family history, Lunches and hairdresser. 1st Sun of the month Cook and Eat sessions. Good Neighbour Scheme, which recruits volunteers to visit housebound older people now based at Millman Street Centre.

       

Last checked:

23/01/2012

 

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Ingestre Community Centre 

Address:

Ingestre Road
London
NW5 1UX

Email:

Website:

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.

       

Last checked:

14/06/2009

 

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Ingestre Road Good Neighbour Scheme 

Address:

Ingestre Road
London
NW5 1UX

Email:

Phone:

020 7267 2505 (Answerphone)
 

Open:

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

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.

       

Last checked:

03/05/2011

 

Original source:

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Irish Elderly Advice Network 

Address:

London Irish Centre
50-52, Camden Square
London
NW1 9XB

Email:

Website:

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.

       

Last checked:

01/08/2011

 

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Irish Elderly Advice Network Good Neighbour Scheme 

Address:

London Irish Centre
50-52, Camden Square
London
NW1 9XB

Email:

Phone:

020 7428 0471
 

Fax:

020 7428 0519
   

Details:

Provides support and practical help for elderly, sick or housebound Irish people living anywhere in the Borough of Camden. Visits people in their own homes or residential homes, escorts to hospital, prescription collection, shopping, painting, Communicants. The group works through an informal peer support network through churches, contacts etc.

       

Last checked:

15/06/2011

 

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Key to Caring 

Address:

1
Elmton Court
Cunningham Place
London
NW8 8JU

Email:

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.

       

Last checked:

01/03/2011

 

Original source:

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Kilburn Neighbours Good Neighbour Scheme 

Address:

Abbey Community Centre
222c Belsize Road
London
NW6 4DJ

Email:

Phone:

020 7604 4823
 

Open:

Mon-Fri 10am-5pm.
   

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.

       

Last checked:

13/07/2012

 

Original source:

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London Irish Centre Camden 

Address:

50-52, Camden Square
London
NW1 9XB

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 7916 2222
 
   

Details:

Provides culturally sensitive and supportive welfare advice and information service for Irish people. Day centre provides luncheon club for pensioners. Facilities for hire for social, cultural and training activities. Missing Persons Bureau. Projects involving youth resettlement, elders outreach, survivors of abuse and volunteering. The Community Services Department provides advice on homelessness, housing, employment, education, welfare rights, legal rights, missing persons, alcohol problems. Also a Healthy Living Centre.

       

Last checked:

12/11/2012

 

Original source:

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London Irish Centre Camden Elders Outreach Project 

Address:

50-52, Camden Square
London
NW1 9XB

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 7916 2222
 

Fax:

020 7916 2638
   

Details:

Assisting older Irish residents to maintain their independance, and promoting empowerment. Casework involves advising of, and supported clients through accessing welfare benefits, social services and other relevant services, appropriate housing, health care agencies, and combating social isolation.

       

Last checked:

14/12/2010

 

Original source:

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London Irish Centre Older Persons Outreach Service 

Address:

14a Quex Road
London
NW6 4PL

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 7372 4389
 

Open:

9.30am-5pm.

Fax:

020 3620 7199
   

Details:

Aims to facilitate access to mainstream services, provide advice, advocacy and support to older Irish people in the Kilburn/West Hampstead and surrounding area with particular regard to housing, welfare, health and preventing social isolation.

       

Last checked:

15/05/2012

 

Original source:

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North London Cares 

Address:

175-185, Gray's Inn Road
London
WC1X 8UE

Email:

Phone:

07590 276600
 
   

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.

       

Last checked:

24/10/2012

 

Original source:

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OurCamden 

Address:

12A Castlehaven Road
London
NW1 8QW

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 3488 0020
 
   

Details:

OurCamden is a community interest company that aims to promote social cohesion in Camden. It is backed by five Camden charities with start-up funding from the Council. Membership of OurCamden is open to all who live, work or play in the borough . We are seeking to connect individuals with local businesses, community organisations and each other. While we mainly target people who are over 50, membership is open to all ages. People can not only join ourCamden but also volunteer to get involved in running events and helping out.

       

Last checked:

21/02/2014

 

Original source:

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Primrose Hill Neighbours Help 

Address:

Primrose Hill Community Library
Sharpleshall Street
London
NW1 8YN

Email:

Website:

Phone:

07531 779 827, 020 7239 0400
 
   

Details:

Volunteer visiting and befriending service for housebound people who are over 60.

       

Last checked:

19/07/2012

 

Original source:

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St Pancras Community Centre 

Address:

30 Camden Street
London
NW1 0LG

Email:

Website:

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 and good neighbour scheme. Wide range of social activities. Halls for meetings and functions available for hire.

       

Last checked:

10/08/2012

 

Original source:

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St Pancras Community Centre Older Peoples Project 

Address:

30 Camden Street
London
NW1 0LG

Email:

Website:

Phone:

Main Office: 020 7380 1501
 

Fax:

Neighbour Scheme: 020 7383 4829
   

Details:

Run activities and workshops including cane and raffia basketry, bingo, gentle yoga. Short courses. Lunch club Mon-Fri from 11am (freshly cooked, 3 courses and costs only £4). Good Neighbour Scheme offers older people support and company at home, help getting out and about, and an opportunity to share skills. Day trips and holidays. All over 50's from central Camden welcome.

       

Last checked:

01/03/2013

 

Original source:

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Voluntary Action Camden Good Neighbour Scheme Co-ordinator 

Address:

293-299, Kentish Town Road
London
NW5 2TJ

Email:

Website:

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.

       

Last checked:

01/04/2012

 

Original source:

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West Euston Healthy Community Project 

Address:

H-Pod West Euston Healthy Community Project Building
Cumberland Market
London
NW1 3RH

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 7387 4401
 

Open:

Tue-Fri. (Timetable changes during school holidays).
   

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.

       

Last checked:

15/08/2012

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database