Age UK Norfolk

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/norfolk/

SERVICE OFFER: We offer help and advice about benefits, housing, debt, money, lasting power of attorney, social care and support, telephone befriending and activities.

CRITERIA: We support people aged 50 and over, including carers and families (excludes Norwich).

  • 0300 500 1217
  • advice@ageuknorfolk.org.uk
  • 300 St Faith's Road, Norwich, NR6 7BJ

Age UK Norwich

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/norwich/

SERVICE OFFER: We offer help and advice about benefits, housing, debt, money, lasting power of attorney, social care and support, telephone befriending and activities.

CRITERIA: Our services are for people aged 50 and over, including carers and families, in the Norwich area only.

  • 01603 496333
  • enquiries@ageuknorwich.org.uk
  • Information and Advice Centre, 60 London Street, Norwich, NR2 1JX

Better Together Norfolk (re-opened to Great Yarmouth, South Norfolk and Broadland)

https://www.bettertogethernorfolk.org.uk/

SERVICE OFFER: Our services offer support against the physical and mental health impacts of loneliness and isolation.

CRITERIA: We can support people in Great Yarmouth, South Norfolk and Broadland at the moment; we’ll update our details when we are able to open referrals to Norwich soon.

  • 0300 303 3920
  • info@bettertogethernorfolk.org.uk
  • St Clements House, 2-16 Colegate, Norwich, NR3 1BQ

CAN CONNECT

https://canconnect.org.uk/get-support/

SERVICE OFFER:
Our service offer includes befriending as well as advice on debt, domestic abuse, education, employment, family, housing, loneliness and social isolation, mental health and welfare benefits. We are currently able to offer some face-to-face appointments again.

CRITERIA:
We support anyone over the age of 18 who is lonely or isolated in Breckland and the North Norfolk area.

  • Ellie Coldham
  • 01362 698216
  • ellie.coldham@communityactionnorfolk.org.uk

LILY – West Norfolk (paused)

SERVICE OFFER:
We offer support and advice in befriending, family, loneliness and social isolation and mental health.

CRITERIA:
Our service is offered to all adults in West Norfolk.

  • 01553 616200
  • asklily@west-norfolk.gov.uk
  • Lily- Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk, King’s Court, Chapel Street, King’s Lynn, PE30 1EX

MensCraft

http://www.menscraft.org.uk

SERVICE OFFER:
We offer advice to men on subjects such as mental health, loneliness and social isolation and domestic abuse.

CRITERIA:
We offer our support to men and boys within Norfolk and surrounding areas.

  • Tim Allard
  • 07514254200
  • tim@menscraft.org.uk

New Routes Integration (paused)

http://www.newroutes.org.uk

SERVICE OFFER:
We provide support on matters such as education, employment, equality issues, discrimination, housing, immigration, loneliness and social isolation, and mental health.

CRITERIA:
We support refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in Norwich.

  • 01603662648
  • projects@newroutes.org.uk
  • Catherine Wheel Opening, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 3BQ, United Kingdom

NEW! Henderson Trust

https://henderson-norwich.org/

Main Service Offer: Henderson Trust is offering free weekly, basic I.T. sessions as well as weekly socials at Cadge Road Community Centre, Cadge Road, Norwich NR5 8DD for the over 50. We also have a free arts and crafts workshop available to women 18+ and a yoga for wellbeing programme available for women 16+

Criteria: Over 50 for the IT sessions and weekly socials/ Women over 16 for Yoga for Wellbeing/ Women over 18 for Craft Connections course.

  • Sally Fox
  • 07932 589068
  • sally.fox@henderson-norwich.org

Norfolk Libraries – Loneliness/social isolation

SERVICE OFFER: We offer a warm welcome in libraries around the county for residents to enjoy our library spaces with no obligation. Free social events and activities are available including Just A Cuppa sessions, both in person and online. Family history research resources are also available along with Norfolk Heritage collections and of course free access to books and computers.

CRITERIA: All individuals and families across Norfolk

  • Joanne Foster-Murdoch
  • 01603 222606
  • libraries.iconnect@norfolk.gov.uk

Social Prescribing – Norwich & Broadland

SERVICE OFFER:
We offer support to people who are experiencing either physical or mental health problems which are being caused or exacerbated by social circumstances and who may, therefore, be frequently attending primary or secondary health services. Advice, support and guidance is available in relation to a number of issues including budgeting, housing, social isolation, family and relationships, care and carers, consumer and welfare benefits. We are not able to provide debt or legal advice.

CRITERIA:
Our service is open to anybody aged 18 or over and who is registered to a GP in the Norwich Primary Care Network. Please note that not all Broadland practices are in the Norwich PCN. To find out more please e-mail livingwellworkers@ncab.org.uk

  • 01603 863576
  • livingwellworkers@ncab.org.uk

Voluntary Norfolk Health and Wellbeing Volunteers (North and South CCG areas)

https://www.voluntarynorfolk.org.uk/services/volunteer-services/health-volunteers/

SERVICE OFFER:
We provide advice and support around healthcare, loneliness and isolation.

CRITERIA:
We offer our service to people with long term health conditions who are aged 18 or over and are a registered patient of a North of South Norfolk CCG GP practice.

  • Health and Wellbeing Team
  • 07423714300
  • HealthandWellbeing@voluntarynorfolk.org.uk
  • St Clements House, 2-15 Colegate, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 1BQ

Wellbeing Service Norfolk and Waveney (IAPT)

http://www.wellbeingnands.co.uk

SERVICE OFFER:

NHS service offering talking therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy; Counselling; EMDR as well as a range of online workshops ideal for everyone to access. We also offer social recovery interventions including peer support, employment advice and social events.

CRITERIA:

Age 16+ presenting with stress, anxiety or depression and not requiring specialist mental health services.
Please note: once a referral is accepted our admin team will make contact with the client via text, email or phone within a week to offer them an appointment for an initial assessment. Our usual waiting times for initial assessment are 2-3 weeks. If your client has not heard from us, please do not hesitate to get in touch. You or the client can contact us directly on admin@wellbeingnandw.co.uk or 0300 123 1503.

  • Wellbeing Service
  • 0300 123 1503
  • admin@wellbeingnandw.co.uk
  • The Conifers, Hellesdon Hospital, Drayton High Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR6 5BE, United Kingdom