Our Services

We aim to help combat loneliness and isolation across North East Lincolnshire and to improve older people’s quality of life. We encourage older people to once more be vital features of community life as their contribution and presence are valued and encouraged.

Befriending

Our Befriending Service offers a much-needed lifeline to older people in North East Lincolnshire who are lonely and isolated. It is recognised that loneliness can lead to depression and in turn, lack of confidence, low self-esteem and the withdrawal from social groups and activities. Our volunteer befrienders are there to offer company and friendship to those […]

Dementia Service

St Hugh’s Dementia Project Friendship at Home currently have two members of staff (Mandy and Clare) who support people with memory concerns (including those diagnosed with Dementia) and their families/carers in North East Lincolnshire. This ongoing service provides one to one practical, emotional advice and information on many things including: Useful equipment and techniques Coping […]

Telephone Befriending

For those who would prefer a telephone call – in addition to, or instead of a home visitor – we now offer our Telephone Befriending service to older people in North East Lincolnshire. Members will receive a regular phone call from one of our volunteers, who can lend a friendly ear, offer reassurance or simply […]

Friendship Clubs

These weekly social clubs are held in central locations for people aged 60 plus, and offer access to information, advice, support and social activities. The key function of the clubs is to give our members somewhere to meet where they feel safe and valued, and also gives them the opportunity to meet new people. Many of our members […]

Exercise Classes

Friendship at Home’s New Age Kurling class on a Monday morning is a popular club, with teams often taking part in competitions organised by our local Older People’s Collaborative. This increases social participation and is a lot of fun for our members! Our Shibashi class on a Tuesday morning is a gentle method of Tai Chi, and is very […]