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Age UK Southwark Safe and Independent Living (SAIL)
Southwark Safe and Independent Living (SAIL) is a brand new service which provides a quick and simple way to access a wide range of local services to support older people to maintain their independence, safety and wellbeing.
GoodGym
GoodGym are a charity that combines running and physical activity with helping out local community organisations and visiting socially isolated older people.
Latin American Disabled People’s Project
LADPP is a London organisation devoted to serving disabled people whose first language is Spanish or Portuguese. Their mission is to improve the quality of life and independence of disabled Spanish and Portuguese speaking people living in London - as well as that of their carers, families and communities.
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.
Macmillan: South East London Buddies
Macmillan's South East London Buddies provide one-to-one practical and emotional support for people affected by cancer. They are trained volunteers who can offer a listening ear or a helping hand to support you. Volunteers can visit people in their homes or meet in a public place within the South East London area.
Opening Doors London
Opening Doors London is the biggest charity providing information and support services specifically for older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* people in the UK. They are a membership organization providing regular social opportunities across the capital to help develop networks and communities for LGBT* people, aged over 50.
Pact
Pact is a national charity which supports people affected by imprisonment. They provide practical and emotional support to prisoners' children and families, and to prisoners themselves.
Peckham Befrienders Group
Peckham Befrienders are a Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) befriending service for people with mental health problems. The service is available to people who are currently using SLaM services.
Southwark Irish Pensioners Project
The Southwark Irish Pensioners Project (SIPP) provides a lifeline to hundreds of elderly, vulnerable and isolated Irish people in Southwark. Their services are also available to non-Irish pensioners who live locally. They offer a drop-in day service, information and advice, and a community support service.
Time and Talents
Founded in 1887, today Time & Talents runs targeted projects working with people with high levels of need such as isolated elderly people and disabled groups, and universal wider activities and events designed to create a strong, resilient, happy, and supportive community. A core part of their work is providing ways for people to connect and share their time and talents, including a wide range of volunteering opportunities, skills-sharing, and opportunities to socialise and connect neighbours to reduce isolation.