Today we proudly launch ‘Lewisham Against Loneliness’, an ambitious new campaign aimed at tackling loneliness and social isolation across the borough. The campaign, which runs until the end of February, will raise awareness about the different forms that loneliness can take, its various causes, and the many ways it negatively impacts a person’s health. At … Continue reading Lewisham Against Loneliness
On Thursday 12th October we enjoyed a busy, bustling morning celebrating the official launch of our weekly community services drop-in! A morning of coffee, croissants and chat, the launch provided an ideal opportunity for attendees to meet other Lewisham residents whilst discovering the variety of services now on offer. We’re especially grateful to the Lewisham … Continue reading Drop-In Launch at the Lewisham Irish Centre: Multiple support services all under one roof!
On Monday 19th December, we partnered with the newly opened Catford Constitutional Pub to offer a heart-warming afternoon of free Christmas themed entertainment and dining for a group of Lewisham residents aged 50 and over. Around forty local adults signed up and came along, including a number of regular service users who’d shared with us … Continue reading Christmas lunch at the Catford Constitutional ~ an ‘absolutely wonderful afternoon’ for older Lewisham residents
We’re excited to announce that Age UK Lewisham & Southwark will soon be incorporating two existing services into our work. Access Lewisham Community Transport and Lewisham Befriending, both of which have been run successfully for decades by our long-standing partner Voluntary Services Lewisham (VSL), will transition to the Age UK Lewisham team from the end … Continue reading Age UK Lewisham to take on Community Transport and Befriending Services from next month
This week marks ‘loneliness awareness week‘, created and hosted by UK Loneliness charity Marmalade Trust and now in its 6th consecutive year. Here in Lewisham CCL is dedicated to supporting residents to overcome loneliness and isolation through connecting them with relevant social groups and services in their local community. It’s at the heart of what … Continue reading “Loneliness doesn’t discriminate”