06 Sep

Befriending & Telephone Befriending for Age UK North Tyneside

Do you know someone who would enjoy some extra company? Loneliness can affect people in very different ways and even if an older person has family and friends, they may still have times when they may feel lonely or are in need of friendship. Age UK North Tyneside’s befriending services offer older people a chance to…

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30 Jul

Age UK North Tyneside’s exercise groups are back

Many of Age UK North Tyneside’s services are back and up and running they include, gentle circuits, walking football, seated exercise, Tai Chi  Healthy Habits, Dementia Connections activities and of course the ever popular Befriending Service is now making home visits again. If you’d like to get involved give the Community Development team a call 0191 2877012…

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17 Jun

North Shields Live at Home Scheme Telephone Befriending Service

North Shields Live at Home Scheme is offering a Telephone Befriending Service to older people who are feeling alone or isolated in the community. This might include those who have no family and friends nearby, but also those who have support from families in terms of shopping, but who would benefit from a regular conversation…

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16 Jun

Age UK North Tyneside Telephone Befriending Service

Good afternoon everyone, I hope you’re all well, safe.  Just to let you know, our Befriending Service is reaching out to offer Telephone Befriending support to even more customers now. Our Telephone Befriending Service is there to offer older isolated people a friendly chat over the phone.  We provide a lifeline to the outside world…

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22 Apr

VODA’S COVID-19 Response (VODA E-Bulletin – 17 April 2020)

In this e-bulletin: North Tyneside COVID-19 Support Hub Latest blog: VODA’s COVID-19 Response by Robin Fry VODA’s online COVID-19 Information Centre VODA’s COVID-19 Funding Response NAVCA surveys sector on impact of COVID-19 Essential food services in North Tyneside Telephone Befriending and Counselling Services during COVID-19 Leadership and Financial Management Masterclasses from GLT Partners Healthwatch launches…

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