The Community Support Project tackles social isolation and loneliness in old age to those living in Cardiff and the Vale. Helping those, who may be vulnerable, isolated and in poverty, by offering vital help with transport, shopping and outings.
Donations open 12:00 PM, 3 December 2019 to 12:00 PM, 10 December 2019
Registered Charity in England and Wales (1137821)
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The Community Support Project tackles social isolation and loneliness in old age to those living in Cardiff and the Vale. Imagine spending days alone without seeing another human being and only the television for company? Sadly, for too many vulnerable older people in our local communities this is true. Loneliness is so damaging to our health and wellbeing.For many housebound older people their weekly Age Connects volunteer visitor may be the only person they see to talk to and spend time with.
The Community Support Project will deliver volunteer led activities that provide practical and emotional support for older people living across Cardiff and the Vale. The Programme will focus on: Information and support such as form filling, transport and shopping. The Community Volunteers help people to keep connected through visits and outings and befriending. At Age Connects Cardiff and the Vale, we offer practical help and advice and people who care about the challenges older people face.
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