Welcome to Camden Community Connectors!

Camden Community Connectors are a friendly team of staff and volunteers aiming to connect older people to their local community. We offer support for older people to find activities and meet others, to socialise in thier area.

We operate all over Camden and are delivered by C4 and are part of the Ageing Better in Camden Programme

About Camden Community Connectors

Camden Community Connectors aim to empower older people to connect to their communities. The project was launched and funded by the Big Lottery to tackle isolation and loneliness older people can experience. It is the largest strand of the Ageing Better in Camden Programme; running between July 2015 to 2021.

 
 The service is open to individuals aged  over 60, living in Camden, who at risk or  already feeling isolated or lonely. This can  include an older person who is recently  bereaved, living alone, recently retired, an  older carer, an older person who has had a  change in their health (and needs  rehabilitation) or has lost confidence due to  a change in circumstance.
 
Camden Community Connectors provide short term community based support, delivered by a team of of 5 area coordinators and volunteer connectors working in each of the 5 housing districts in Camden: Holborn, Camden Town, Kentish Town, Gospel Oak and Hampstead. (To find out more about the work volunteers do for us or to volunteer yourself click on our volunteer button to find out more).
 
We help older people to:
 
·      Address low level practical barriers which prevent them from being able to independently access community activities
·      Develop the confidence to independently be able to access community         Activities
·      Link up with others in their community who share their interests
·      Connect up with other support services in Camden
 
We cannot provide:
·      Ongoing befriending or long term home based support
·      Assistance with personal care
·      Assistance with manual handling
 
To see how Camden Community Connectors, deal with referrals for older people please open our referral pathway document. 
 
If you would like to make a referral for someone you know / are working with or if you would like to make a self referral, please download our referral form and send back to us. If you would like more information about our service before making a referral, please call: 0800 161 5716 or email: info@camdencommunityconnectors.org.uk 
 

 

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