Different people engage in different forms and different levels of activities. Being active is important for both our physical and mental health
The Silver Line telephone friendship - Also Silver Line Friends and Silver Circles schemes for +55yr olds. Tel: 0800 4708 090
Shama Women's Centre - Offer a volunteer led chat service called Corona Comrades to people who are feeling lonely from Monday to Sunday, 10am till 3pm and 6pm to 9pm.Tel: 0116 251 4747 or Beena 07756 595 573 to book your chat.
A Virtual Chatty Café - email for the Zoom meeting ID email@example.com– Alex and Jenny look forward to seeing you on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
Caribbean Court Day Centre - provides services that enhance the health and well-being of those aged over 50
years. They focus on the particular needs of the African Caribbean heritage
community- their services include:
A Day Centre which offers a range of activities
each day: leisure and educational activities including workshops, exercise
sessions, outings, discussions and Livity (our twice weekly cognitive
stimulation therapy program). Transportation and lunch are included in the Day
Lunch Club which caters for all dietary
requirements and our speciality is Caribbean cuisine.
Mobile Meal Service which provides a nutritious Caribbean
meal from our kitchen straight to the home.
Befriending where volunteer befrienders make
contact with lonely or isolated older people to encourage participation in
activities and events. They make contact by telephone, do home visits and help
service users to take part in online events.
Telephone: 0116 298 2339 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Quarantine Chat - Talk on the phone with someone else stuck at home. Worldwide & Free
Join a Home Choir - The Sofa Singers - 7.30 on a Tues Evening -you'll need to register & download Zoom.
Play Cards Online with your friends (2-4 people) with a video option. Play the games you love with friends and family or get matched with other live players at your level.
BT's free resources - for keeping in touch during the pandemic
Guides to help you stay in touch and connected - with your friends and family
RVS’s Virtual Village Hall - A programme of themed online sessions. Activities have been designed for people to do at home! available to access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and feature both live and pre-recorded activities to join in with. Timetable for all upcoming new activities on the website. There are also downloadable guides to print off and post to family members who may not have access to the internet.Secret Cinema -
Virtually the best film club in the world! At 8pm (GMT) on Friday, thousands hit play at the same time to watch some of the greatest films together. There are character and costume suggestions, era-defining music and activities to do & food and drink ideas relating to each film.
Board Games - How can we make the most of this family entertainment in lockdown? Some FREE games, many charged for
Support for Carers - Tuesday at 8:15pm & Friday 4pm live sessions for carers to chat & support each other
Carers UK Forum - Free forum for support. Donations appreciated