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Social isolation and loneliness directory

A helping hand for people who feel alone - British Red Cross

At the British Red Cross we're here to support thousands of adults of all ages who feel they have nowhere to turn.

Active Living Centres - Age UK Plymouth

Age UK Plymouth have two Active Living Centres in the Plymouth; both offer a friendly, warm and supportive environment to engage in activities, socialise and meet new friends.

Better Futures - Improving Lives Plymouth

Better Futures is a support service for adults aged 18+ with a learning disability.

Devon Lions Football Club

Homophobia is still prevalent in male dominated team sports like football and it can be quite intimidating for LGBT people. The reason for starting the club was to provide gay men and women in throughout Devon with an opportunity to play football in a non-judgemental and friendly environment. At the same time, we're keen to use the football club as a springboard to challenge homophobic attitudes.

Elder Tree Befriending

Elder Tree Befriending is a local charity. We work in close partnership with Plymouth City Council and Livewell South West and our main aim is to prevent loneliness and support socially isolated and vulnerable older people to continue to live independently in their own homes.

Highbury Social Club - Plymouth Highbury Trust

The Highbury Social Club is an evening club for people with varying degrees of learning disabilities. The club is run twice a week, Tuesday and Friday evenings between the hours of 6.30pm and 8.45pm

Living Options Devon

Living Options Devon is working across the South West to ensure that people with disabilities and Deaf people (who use British Sign Language) can live the life they choose.

Living Options: Time To Talk

Our free, confidential listening support and advice helpline, for those with a disability, long term health condition or Deaf people who use BSL.

Not Alone - Transgender and Non-Binary Support Group

Not Alone provides support and advice for transgender and non-binary people in Plymouth. It has been set up to provide a safe place for sharing thoughts and feelings for those who need it.

Out Youth Group

Out Youth are LGBTQ+ youth groups for 11 to 19-year-olds (or up to 25 for those with additional needs) that offer a safe space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and non-binary young people, or young people who may be questioning their sexual or gender identity.

Plymouth Hope

Plymouth Hope is a Devon based charity which aims to promote social inclusion by supporting people who may otherwise have become socially excluded.

The Filo Project

We predominantly support older people living with early to moderate dementia by providing meaningful, sociable and regular days out in an intimate home setting.

Timebank South West

Timebank South West is a registered charity based in Plymouth supporting neighbourhood action citywide.

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