21 Mar

POSTPONED: Happy to Chat

HI All, We have taken the decision alongside The Beacon Centre to postpone future Happy to Chat sessions for the foreseeable. Please share this around your networks. Here at VODA we are co-ordinating a response for community support and social isolation in response to COVID19, your service users require any support from our good neighbours…

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11 Feb

Reducing Isolation and Loneliness in Carers – North Tyneside Carers’ Centre

Good afternoon You may be aware that the Carers’ Centre is working in the community to reduce Loneliness and Isolation in carers and we have arranged 5 well-being sessions in 4 locations in the North East to do this. See the promotional flyers. I would appreciate it if you would share these with colleagues who…

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24 Jan

Happy to Chat at Whitley Bay – 30 January 2020

  Hi Please find information below about a new exciting scheme. We’ve been working with the SIGN Directory, Care and Connect and Whitley Bay Big Local to create this new chatty scheme inspired around kindness and reducing loneliness and social isolation in North Tyneside. Happy to Chat days have been created to provide local residents…

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18 Jan

Time to Talk Day 2020 at White Swan Centre – 6 February

Hi This year North Tyneside’s Ending Loneliness Partnership are holding a Time To Talk event at The White Swan Centre in Killingworth on Thursday 6th February between 10am-3pm. (You’ll find us in the foyer) The purpose of the event is to showcase the five organisations involved in the Ending Loneliness Partnership on how one conversation…

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13 Dec

Help shape research into loneliness

Northumbria University is seeking participants aged 65 and over to take part in a study investigating social networks and well-being in older adults. The study involves a 60 minute visit during which you will be asked to provide details about your relationships with those close to you as well as completing measures of well-being. Download…

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