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Over the last 20 years, the number of people over 75 who live alone has gone up to 2.2m All too often, loneliness is the reality for older people and nearly half of older people say the TV is their main source of company. Social isolation and loneliness are…
Southampton Sunday Lunch Project (charity no. 1040275) — is for all those that need a Sunday Lunch in a warm, welcoming, friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Just come to one of our locations on Sunday (Woolston, Northam, Freemantle) and enjoy lunch. It is totally free, no booking, no referral or name…
Want to connect with other people and get connected online? Want to video call with friends or family, join facebook, go along to an online art exhibition, or craft and chatter group, or join a peer support zoom call or an online chat, but not sure how to? It’s a…
Many cancer patients have had treatments cancelled, delayed, reduced and altered because of the potential threat of catching coronavirus but also because they did actually contract the virus. The psychological impact of shielding will be significant. People have had to receive bad news and had protracted stays in hospital…
Assistance to People with Sight Loss During COVID-19 Pandemic Guide Dogs have put together some suggestions about basic communication principles to consider when interacting with people with sight loss. The does not replace or override general guidance or policies in relation to supporting people during the COVID-19 pandemic. It…
Connect 4 Summer- We are providing 10 free childcare sessions to families in receipt of Free School Meals (FSM) with working parents. Please contact the providers directly. Children must be aged 5 and older. You will be required to provide proof of FSM….
Healthy Headspace is a online group for anyone who wants to chat about ways to encourage a positive outlook and healthy thinking. We meet via Zoom at 9.30 – 10.15 am every Friday. To get the Zoom details phone or text Astrid Vaswani 07952 904052…
City Catering Southampton are an independent charitable company that operate Southampton City Councils Meals on Wheels service. We support our customer’s independence by ensuring they receive a nutritious hot meal straight to their door, complete with welfare checks. We can also deliver a afternoon tea, consisting of a sandwich,…
A message from Jo Ash, SVS CEO We hope you all unfurled your flags and billowed your bunting, enjoyed the VE Day bank holiday and sang ‘We’ll Meet Again’ with vim and vigour last weekend. I wish it could have been joined by ‘Pack up your Troubles’ but fear…
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