We work with amazing organisations across Camden to tackle loneliness and social isolation.
No matter what your skills and abilities, experience or interests, there is something for you to get involved with Ageing Better in Camden.
We are proud to be part of Age UK Camden, an independent charity that helps older people to stay active, stay connected and get the most out of life. They've been working in the local community to support older people for 50 years and have 60 dedicated staff and over 200 volunteers helping to deliver high quality, innovative services and activities for older people in Camden.
Offers a range of activities, classes, groups and volunteering opportunities for older people in Kilburn.
Contact Sinead Parsons
A partnership of organisations working together to connect older people in their communities: African Health Forum, African Physical Training Organisation (APTO), The Cornerstone Parish, Kurdish Community Association, Light for Nations Mission, South Sudan Women’s Skills Development, supported by Hopscotch Asian Women’s Association. Get in touch with Isabelle Terrisson to find out more. Email email@example.com
A free, informal and friendly service helping Camden residents aged over 60 to connect with their community in a way that suits them.
Get in touch with Georgia Kurowska Kyffin.
Phone: 0800 161 5716
CAWH draws on the resources of local residents and organisations, working in partnership to develop voluntary activities in the community. We will be running activities for local older men.
Contact the Keeping Active Together project 020 7794 3729 and ask to speak to Anna or Maria, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
A community centre in Covent Garden offering a range of activities and services for people age 60 and over.
Contact John Hayes
We are committed to developing services for older people in the local area. Our aim is to create an age friendly centre optimising opportunities for all ages.
The Hero's Journey, an inter-generational project, will use oral history to explore the heroes within and around us.
Contact: Arizona Smith on 020 7580 8680 or email@example.com
Art, freedom and creativity for over 60s women. Weekly workshops, including gardening, singing, creative writing, painting, exercise, cooking, I.T sessions, crochet, and storytelling.
Contact Rafat Kiani on 020 7372 9860 or Rafat_hennaorg@yahoo.co.uk
We run a range of activities to stimulate older people socially, cognitively and physically to improve their emotional and physical well-being.These regularly include Singing, Arts and Crafts, Inter-generational activities, Tai Chi and gardening. Contact Carmen Allen or Andrew Rogers on 0207 405 2370 (option 2) or firstname.lastname@example.org
Kentish Town Community Centre is a local charity, supporting the community through our ethos of connecting and inspiring. We host activities for all ages and run sessions specifically for older people. We partners with North London Cares and St Luke’s Church to offer something for older people every day. Contact Sarah for more details: 020 7482 3212
The Kosmos Centre is committed to improving the quality of life of all ethnic minority women, their families and their communities by encouraging their active participation in society.
Contact Koula Ioannou or Androulla Vilalanathan on 020 7267 7194 or email@example.com
We are working with the Mary Ward centre to support older people in Camden to become more confident with digital skills.
Contact Maddy Fisk or Erica Parrett
Phone: 020 7269 6088
Email: Maddy@marywardcentre.ac.uk / Erica.Parrett@marywardcentre.ac.uk
A local charity introducing young professionals to their older neighbours through a variety of free social clubs, so that both feel better connected to their community.
Get in touch with Andy Naylor
Phone: 0207 118 3838 Option 1
Opening Doors London is the UK’S largest charity providing activities, events, groups, befriending, training, information and support services for older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT+) people aged over 50. We have many activities and events each month focussed in Camden and over 40 activities each month across London. It’s a great opportunity to meet new people in friendly and safe spaces to socialise, watch a movie, play games, go walking, visit a museum and much more with other LGBT+ people. For more information get in touch with Adrian Beaumont
The Outreach Team
The role of Outreach Team is to proactively find and meet and engage with thousands of older people out in the community, particularly those who may not already be in contact with, or reluctant to access formal service and support. The service is trialing innovative approaches to finding and meeting older people via street outreach, targeted outreach activity within sheltered housing and hosting pop up events/activities in public and community spaces including pubs and shared spaces across Camden. For more information please contact OutreachABC@ageukcamden.org.uk or telephone 0207 239 0421.
Uses combined arts to inform and inspire people of all ages, particularly those from under-supported backgrounds, in the world of creation and knowledge. Being happier, more knowledgeable and content in ourselves, we relate to each other and the world around us in better ways, creating a fairer and more inclusive society. Contact Julia Evangelista on 07960 550 982 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Offers a huge range of social, cultural, educational activities and skills courses for older people in Camden.
Contact Tony Bloor.
Phone: 020 7383 4922
Bringing people together to share skills and expertise to create great projects and changes in our community. Open to everyone over 60 in St Pancras & Somers Town. To get involved, contact Jess Grieve.
Telephone: 07919 598 375
We are a support group which helps local women who may be feeling isolated to have a place to meet others and share their experiences.
Contact Julia Tint on 020 7328 7389 or email@example.com