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The No.1 Befriending Agency

Mission To reduce loneliness and isolation by creating connections and building confidence. The No1 Befriending Agency are dedicated to improving the quality of life of all the people they support by providing compassionate social support and by promoting inclusion and reorientation.   Main Activities Based in Glasgow, The No1 Befriending Agency provide a one-to-one ‘befriending’ […]

Briefing - Loneliness and Social Isolation

Lingo Flamingo

  Mission To become the most successful and accessible provider of interactive language learning experiences across the UK.   Main Activities While working in a care home, director Robbie Norval witnessed the acute effects of loneliness and isolation. Drawing upon this experience and his language expertise, he fashioned a fresh approach to tackling dementia and […]

Briefing - Loneliness and Social Isolation

Community Food Initiatives North East

Mission To positively impact on health and well-being, the environment and unemployment by creating work opportunities for and with disadvantaged, vulnerable, low-income individuals, families and communities in the North East of Scotland.   Main Activities CFINE runs a range of initiatives aimed at creating work opportunities through food provision and education programmes. They have established a large network of community food outlets across Aberdeenshire, […]

Briefing - Loneliness and Social Isolation