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
Sanatan Mandir - phone chat service from a local community organisation supporting people, in isolation and who need to hear a friendly voice. At moment in Gujarati, Hindi & English. Chat with volunteers, to ease feelings of anxiety & loneliness. Tel: 0116 2661402 or 07802491676 or 07876213780 from 10am - 4.30pm
Shama Women's Centre - Offer a volunteer led chat service called Corona Comrades to people who are feeling lonely - Tel: 0116 251 4747 or Beena 07756 595 573 to book your chat Mon-Fri 10am -3pm
A Virtual Chatty Café - email for the Zoom meeting ID firstname.lastname@example.org– Alex and Jenny look forward to seeing you
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 - Tues & Fri live sessions for carers to chat & support each other
Carers UK Forum - Free forum for support. Donations appreciated