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Older People

Golden Oldies
Golden Oldies community care project provides a warm and friendly environment where older people can come together socialize and enjoy the wide range of activities. The Golden Oldies Community Care Project provides a high standard of community care and support for older people in London.
Gov.uk – Public Services in one place (formerly known as direct gov)
GOV.UK is a United Kingdom public sector information website, created by the Government Digital Service to provide a single point of access to HM Government services.
Helping Hands for Refugees and Disabled
Helping Hands for Refugees and Disabled (UK) is a non-profit disabled led, run by skilled committee members and volunteers dedicated to helping disabled people and socially-disadvantaged people and groups, as well as improving the quality of life and sustaining healthy communities.
Hestia
Hestia Housing & Support was started in 1970 to bring food to the people living on the streets of central London. We now work right across London remaining focussed on those in our communities who are vulnerable and socially excluded.

Homeshare
Homeshare is a simple and affordable service for people who feel vulnerable or isolated, and who need help and companionship around the home. Our carefully selected homesharers can help with things like cleaning, laundry and shopping, as well as providing friendship and security.
HomeSight – Home Visiting Opticians
HomeSight provides professional eye care services at home to those who cannot visit a high street optician unaccompanied, due to physical or mental disability. They are NHS accredited, and serve London and South East England.
Our mission is to maintain the dignity of vulnerable adults by addressing the inequality and imbalances that exist in the community, giving excellent care provision to vulnerable adults with mental health, physical disabilities, and caring for the elderly, including dementia sufferers. Immediate Social Care is a professional provider and prides itself in maintaining excellent standards in all areas of social care.
Independent Age
Independent Age is a registered charity offering an information and advice service for older people, their families and carers. The advice line offers advice on social care, welfare benefits and befriending services. The charity also provides befriending services to older people in their own homes to help alleviate loneliness and social exclusion. Independent Age also campaigns for the rights of older people.
Innisfree Housing Association is a publicly accountable, independent charity and we positively strive to achieve a continuing improvement in the quality of our housing services.
Jewish Care
JEWISH CARE is the largest health and social care organisation serving the Jewish community in London and the South East. We run over 70 centres and services, caring for more than 7,000 people and their families every week.
Link Age Southwark
Link Age Southwark provide friendly volunteer support and befriending to older people across Southwark. They aim to combat isolation and loneliness and bring cheer to people's lives, improving their health and wellbeing. They also have specialist services for people with mild to moderate dementia.
London Care – domiciliary care
We believe that getting older shouldn’t mean losing your independence. At London Care we provide quality care for our elderly senior service users which enables them to continue living fulfilling lives in the homes that they know and love.
A community-based group that provides recreational activities for people aged 55 and over, who are suffering from Dementia, Alzheimer's, anxiety or depression.
Meals On Wheels
The council can deliver meals to older or vulnerable people in their own homes. To find out if you can receive this service, a social worker will need to carry out an outcome based assessment. A number of other providers can deliver meals to your door and offer support for preparing meals or if you prefer, you could have frozen meals delivered so you can choose when to heat up your meals.
Medacs Homecare
Medacs Healthcare is a leading healthcare staffing company providing healthcare recruitment expertise to both the public and private sectors. We are a quality home care provider that designs and delivers domiciliary care, specialist home care and complex care services to elderly people, adults and children.
Mission Care
We are a Christian charity with a history of caring for vulnerable people in South East London since 1904. Today, we provide nursing care and residential care in our five care homes in Bromley, and Southwark.
North Southwark Advice Project
A service providing benefit checks, information and advice and befriending for older residents aged 75 plus, and younger housebound residents aged 55 upwards who live in North Southwark.
Occupational Therapy LBS
The occupational therapy service helps Southwark's disabled residents to live safely and independently in their own homes. They will help you or your career to work out ways to help overcome or cope with any difficulties.
PLUS Providence LINC United Services
PLUS is a registered charity which offers residential, respite, leisure and employment services for adults with learning disabilities in south east London. PLUS recognises and celebrates the uniqueness of every individual with a learning disability. Our work enables personal growth, encouraging each person’s voice to be clearly heard in decision-making and lifestyle choices. We aim to provide the standards of service and support which we would choose for ourselves or those close to us.
Relatives & Residents Association
The Relatives & Residents Association is a national charity which exists for the benefit of older people in residential care, as well as their families and friends left behind at home. We support people by giving them the information they need to make confident and informed choices – whether about selecting a care home, paying for care, adjusting to being in care, or complaining about the quality of care they, or a relative or friend, are receiving. We also speak out on behalf of a sector which, very often, is unable to speak out for itself.

Please get in touch to see how we can help.

We are really flexible and can work around you. We can come and meet you, or you can drop in and see us. If you’d rather speak to us over the phone, or send us an email or text – that’s fine too.

Opening hours:  9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday

Drop-in hours:   Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 1pm – 4pm (6 x 30min face-to-face appointments available on these days)

Call:                     0203 751 9684

Text:                    ‘HUB1’ and your query to 82727

Email:                  southwarkhub@together-uk.org

Drop in:               You won’t usually need to make an appointment to come in and see us in the afternoons.

If you want to pop in during the hours of 12pm-4.30pm, just turn up and someone will be there ready to speak to you.

You can visit us at the main Hub here:

Southwark Wellbeing Hub, at Thames Reach Employment Academy, 29 Peckham Road, London, SE5 8UA.

Come to Reception and ask for the Southwark Wellbeing Hub. Someone from our team will then come and meet you.

Closest train stations: Peckham Rye and Denmark Hill
Buses: 12, 36, 171, 345, 436 (Vestry Rd stop)

Our pop-ups:

You don’t need an appointment to visit us at one of our pop-up locations. These locations may change month to month so do come back to find out where we are currently.

 

Dragon Cafe, Crypt of St George the Martyr Church, Borough High St, SE1 1JA
Closest tube station: Borough
Buses: 35, 40, 133, 343, C10 (Borough stop)
Dragon Café is across the street from Borough tube station, and based inside St George the Martyr’s church, in their crypt.

Mondays at 14:00 – 16:00 (this Pop Up is closed during August)

 

T&T2, Surrey Quays Shopping Centre, Redriff Road, London SE16 7LL
Train: Surrey Quays
Bus: 199, 225, 381 (Surrey Quays Shopping Centre)

Mondays at 14:00 – 16:00 (except for the third Monday of each month)

 

The Gardens GP SurgeryThe Gardens, London SE22 9QU
Train: East Dulwich
Bus: 12, 63, 197, 363 (The Gardens stop)
This Pop Up can be used by patients of The Gardens Surgery – appointments can be booked by contacting the surgery.

The third Monday of each month at 15:00 – 17:00 (see Events calendar for dates)

 

Paxton Green Health Centre, 1 Alleyn Park, London SE21 8AU
Train: Gipsy Hill
Bus: 3 (Gipsy Hill stop)
This Pop Up can be used by patients of Paxton Green Group Practice GP Surgery – please contact the surgery to book an appointment.

Tuesdays at 10.00 – 13.00

 

Pembroke House, 80 Tatum Street, London SE17 1QR
Train/Tube: Elephant and Castle
Bus: 42 (Congreve St stop) 21, 53, 63, 168, 172, 363, 453 (Old Kent Road East Street stop)

Every other Tuesday at 11.00 – 13.00 (see Events calendar for dates)

 

East St GP Surgery, 301 East Street, Walworth, London SE17 2SX
Train/Tube: Elephant and Castle
Bus: 42 (Congreve St stop) 21, 53, 63, 168, 172, 363, 453 (Old Kent Road East Street stop)
This Pop Up can be used by patients of East St GP Surgery – please contact the surgery to book an appointment.

Every other Tuesday at 14.00 – 17.00 (see Events calendar for dates)

 

Talfourd Care Leavers’ Hub, 7 Talfourd Place, London SE15 5NW
Train: Peckham Rye
Bus: 12, 36, 136, 171, 343, 345, 436 (Southampton Way)

The first Wednesday of each month at 13.00 – 15.00 (see Events calendar for dates)

 

Lambeth College, Clapham Centre, 45 Clapham Common South Side, London, SW4 9BL
Tube: Clapham Common
Bus: 50, 155, 249, 690 (Elms Road/Windmill on the Common)

The second Wednesday of each month at 12.00 – 15.00 (see Events calendar for dates)

 

Lewisham Southwark College, Waterloo Campus, 25 The Cut, London SE1 8LS
Tube: Southwark
Train: Waterloo East
Bus: 45, 63, 100 (Southwark stop)

Thursdays at 12.00 – 14.00 during term time

 

Blackfriars Settlement, 1 Rushworth Street, London SE1 0RB
Tube: Southwark
Bus: 35, 40, 133, 343, C10 (Southwark Street); 45, 63, 100 (Pocock Street); 344 (Great Suffolk Street); 381, RV1 (Lavington Street)
This Pop Up is run in conjuction with Blackfriars Settlement and Three Cs‘ Well Connected programme.

The first Thursday of each month at 10.00 – 12.00 (see Events calendar for dates)

 

Nunhead Surgery, 58 Nunhead Grove, London SE15 3LY
Train: Nunhead
Bus: 78, P12 (Nunhead Green stop)
When you first arrive at the Nunhead Surgery, present yourself at reception. This Pop Up can be used by patients of Nunhead Surgery – please contact the surgery to book an appointment.

Thursdays at 14:00 – 17:00 (closed on the third Thursday of each month – see Events calendar for details)

 

The Green Nunhead, 5 Nunhead Green, London SE15 3QQ
Train: Nunhead
Bus: 78, P12 (Nunhead Green stop)

The third Thursday of each month at 14:00 – 17:00 (see Events calendar for dates)

 

Inspire Café, The Crypt At St Peters, Liverpool Grove, London SE17 2HH
Tube: Kennington
Bus: 12, 35, 45, 148, 171 (Westmoreland Road stop)

Fridays at 12:00 – 15:00