Crossroads Care NI In Your Prime project aims to help combat loneliness in the elderly of Northern Ireland through telephone chats, events and weekly meet ups by volunteers.
The Silver Line is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
Provides directories to signpost befriending services through the UK. Use the directory to find a befriending network near you.
Retired and semi-retired people come together to pursue educational, social and creative interests in a friendly and informal environment. Check to see what's happening near you.
Information and tips on support for everyone to work together to end loneliness and isolation
A support service for friends and family of those struggling to cope with someone else's drinking. Meetings are available or their helpline is open 7 days a week 10am-10pm.
Healthy, active programmes for men who are currently not accessing farm or countryside environments due to isolation, poor physical or mental health, and the lack of specialist care farms to support their needs.
Whatever you're going through, call us free any time. You don't have to be suicidal to call us. We offer a safe place for you to talk in your own way, about whatever's getting to you.
Bringing older people together into social groups at a time in their lives when their social circles are diminishing. Check website to find your local events.
Mens Sheds are community spaces for men to connect, converse and create. The activities are often similar to those of garden sheds, but for groups of men to enjoy together.
Podcast addressing how Christmas isn't a happy time for everyone. For those affected by loneliness it can magnify feelings of isolation, says Mindful Christmas editor Jo Carnegie.
Christian charity working with agencies and and churches to fight loneliness within elder community all across UK.
Listening and signposting service for farmers in Northern Ireland facing a range of issues including family, health and isolation, and future planning. Call Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Online resource with links to additional support available 24/7 via the internet
They build a friendlier society by organising activities and social events in your local area.
Offering help, hope, inspiration and friendship for children and young people with Cerebral Palsy and similar brain injuries resulting in physical disability, including their families.
Website which offers advice on steps to take towards tackling loneliness and allows you to search for events and organisations near you.
Social networking site for the over 50s,supporting each other through tough times and sharing a laugh. Offers a sense of community.
Enter your postcode to find nearby events on and around Christmas.
Supporting disabled people to get involved within sports and to make new friends.
A volunteer befriender phones an older person at an agreed time for a chat. Befrienders will have similar interests and provide friendly conversation on a regular basis. Helpline open daily 8am to 7pm.