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
  • 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
  • Information and Advice Centre, 60 London Street, Norwich, NR2 1JX

Better Together Norfolk

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 Norwich, Great Yarmouth, South Norfolk and parts of Breckland.

  • 0300 303 3920
  • 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.

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

  • Natalie Hickman
  • 01362 698216

LILY – West Norfolk (temporarily closed on NCAN)

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
  • 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

New Routes Integration

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.

  • Dee Robinson
  • 01603662648
  • Catherine Wheel Opening, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 3BQ, United Kingdom

NEW! 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
  • libraries.iconnect@norfolk.gov.uk

Social Prescribing

SERVICE OFFER:
We offer support in befriending, debt, employment, domestic abuse, equality issues, family, healthcare, housing, consumer rights, immigration, loneliness and social isolation, mental health, welfare benefits and more.

CRITERIA:
Our service is available to any adult over 18, with no upper age limit, in Norfolk. Those who could benefit from social prescribing include people with mild or long-term mental health problems, people with complex needs, people who are socially isolated and those with multiple long-term conditions who frequently attend either primary or secondary health care.

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
  • 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.

  • Wellbeing Service
  • 0300 123 1503
  • The Conifers, Hellesdon Hospital, Drayton High Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR6 5BE, United Kingdom

West Norfolk Befriending

http://www.wnbefriending.org.uk/

SERVICE OFFER:
We offer a befriending service to help overcome loneliness and social isolation.

CRITERIA:
We work with older people who are experiencing feelings of isolation in West Norfolk.

  • 01553 763500
  • 12 Thoresby College, Queen Street, King’s Lynn, PE30 1HX, United Kingdom