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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.

It links volunteers with people over 60 in the Kilburn and West Hampstead areas to help them by visiting and befriending, or with light shopping, using the library, going to the doctor, light gardening, 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.