9am-5pm, Mon-Fri (excl. Bank Holidays)
The befriending service aims to build professional friendship to support people who have become socially isolated. Individuals are matched with volunteers based on needs and interests.
The mentoring service aims to help clients to identify goals that can be worked towards with the support of a volunteer mentor. Mentors build on individuals’ skills, empowering them to live as independently as possible through:
The user-led groups aim to empower people to become involved in deciding how the groups operate and what they do. There is an emphasis on running activities and getting involved with the local community. Training can be offered around cooking, basic first aid and peer support.
|Parchmore – Thornton Heath||Monday||10am – 4pm|
|Purley||Tuesday & Friday||11am – 5pm|
|Addiscombe||Wednesday & Thursday||10am – 4pm|
|Kingfisher’s – New Addington + Music Group||Wednesday – Friday||10am-4pm|
|Health Club – Old Town||Friday||10am – 1pm|
Community-based groups include bowling, pool, walking and badminton.
The timetable changes quite often, please call for the current activities.
One-on-one support is given to help focus on goals either within or outside of the groups, healthy living or signposting to other services, where appropriate.
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