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Loneliness Listings


Active and in touch Frome

Our volunteers visit, help and befriend people who have become isolated or out of touch with the community around them. We can offer ongoing befriending support to anyone who feels isolated or lonely in Frome and the surrounding villages. The people Active and In Touch support, have become isolated and lonely through the circumstances that...

Phone: 07572 854029  Website: https://activeandintouch.weebly.com/about-us.html (Opens in new window)


Age UK Befriending Service

Befriending volunteers for support

Phone: 01823 345613 Email: befriending@ageuksomerset.org.uk Website: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/somerset/our-services/befriending-service/ (Opens in new window)


British Red Cross – Loneliness

Get help with loneliness

Website: https://www.redcross.org.uk/get-help/get-help-with-loneliness (Opens in new window)


Contact the Elderly – Tea Parties

Free monthly Sunday afternoon tea parties for older people.

Phone: 0800 716543  Website: https://www.contact-the-elderly.org.uk/about-us/locations (Opens in new window)


Independent Age

Advice and Support for Older age. Independent Age is an older peoples’ charity based in the UK. It has offices in London, Newcastle and Glasgow, and staff and volunteers based in a number of other UK locations. It is a registered charity in England & Wales and in Scotland. The charity was formerly known as...

Phone: 0800 319 6789  Website: https://www.independentage.org/ (Opens in new window)


Mendip All Drummers

Mendip All Drummers. Absolute beginners & more experienced players are always welcome to visit or join the group. Ring up – or send an email to charles.johnson72@aol.co.uk & we’ll get back to you Or simply turn up on Wednesday mornings from 10.00 am till 1.00 pm at Croscombe Village Hall, Fayreway, Croscombe, Somerset BA5 3QJ...

Phone: 07881304609 Email: charles.johnson72@aol.co.uk Website: https://mendipalldrummers.btck.co.uk/ (Opens in new window)


RVS (Royal Voluntary Service) Bristol and Somerset

Support for older people.

Phone: 0117 929 7444 Email: bristolsomersethub@royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk Website: https://www.royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk/get-help (Opens in new window)


Somerset Sight

Somerset Sight is the local Charity helping blind and visually impaired people, providing services and assistance and activities, and a resource center where items to assist visually impaired people can be bought and advice given on such aides. It has a mobile resource unit which travels around the county, taking out these items and services....

Phone: 01823 333818 Email: administration@somersetsight.org.uk Website: https://www.somersetsight.org.uk/ (Opens in new window)


Somerset Wellbeing Friends

Mind in Somerset are launching some ‘Somerset Wellbeing Friends’ groups which focus on tackling loneliness, improving life skills and promoting coping strategies. This service is for adults who feel isolated or are struggling with their mental health and wellbeing. There are several groups at various venues around the county, visit the website for more info...

Phone: 01935 474875  Website: https://www.mindinsomerset.org.uk/somerset-wellbeing-friends/ (Opens in new window)


The Silver Line

Free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people

Phone: 0800 470 8090  Website: https://www.thesilverline.org.uk/ (Opens in new window)