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Kilburn Good Neighbours Scheme

Kilburn Good Neighbours is part of Abbey Community Centre, a busy, inclusive and thriving community centre in Kilburn, offering a range of activities, classes and groups.

Services:

Links volunteers with people over 60 in the Kilburn and West Hampstead areas

  • helps clients by visiting and befriending,
  • with light shopping
  • using the library
  • going to the doctor
  • light gardening
  • getting organised

Offers:

  • free service
  • regular visits and practical help
  • DBS checked local volunteers
  • regular newsletters and support from staff

 

Address:
c/o Abbey Community Centre, 222c Belsize Road, London, NW6 4DJ
Umbrella org:
Abbey Community Centre
Area serviced:
Kilburn & West Hampstead
Contact name:
Joanna Goga
Job title:
Scheme Manager
Telephone:
020 7604 4823
Who is it for:
Older people in Kilburn and West Hampstead
How to apply:
self referral (phone or e-mail)
Buses:
Buses: 139, 189, 31, 328 and 98
Train/tube:
Tubes: 10–15 minute walk to Swiss Cottage (Jubilee line); Kilburn Park (Bakerloo line)Train: 10–15 minute walk to West Hampstead / 5–10 minute walk to Kilburn High Road; Trains: 10–15 minute walk to West Hampstead; 5–10 minute walk to Kilburn High Road
Parking:
No parking available at the centre. There is pay/display parking on Belsize Road.
Sector:
Voluntary

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Subject Definitions

Befriending services offer supportive, reliable relationships through volunteer befrienders to people with mental health problems who would otherwise be socially isolated.