Directory Category: Older People

Older People

Support group to those 18+ suffering with anxiety, low mood, depression or mental health needs.

We have a closed Facebook group offering a safe environment for people to gain and give support to each other.  Due to the success of the group and increasing demand, we are creating a programme of meets and workshops on a 2 weekly basis to be held at St Lukes Community Hub.

Additional contact Ms Andrea Davison Co-Chair,   22 Eastwood Road North,    Leigh on Sea,    SS9 4BY      07506 777008




Doris Jones is a privately run home care provider. We run services in the homes of predominantly elderly clients in the Southend area. Service include: Home Help, personal care, rehabilitation and gentle exercise, support worker service and companionship.

01702 472954

Promoting activity, health and wellbeing for the person with dementia. We believe that life doesn’t stop with dementia.

01245 363789

Phoning Friends is a telephone befriending service for people over 60 years old living in England and Wales. It is ideal for older people who live alone with little contact from family or friends. At least once a fortnight, a volunteer will make a call to chat and catch up.

020 7730 8263

Piertalk is a local community group offering friendship for the residents of Southend.  We arrange a wide variety of activities including walks, quizzes, lunches, days out – check out our calendar at

07474 119899

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Our organisation helps/supports elderly people in their own homes for longer by providing companionship based care; we run monthly Alzheimer’s and Dementias workshops bi monthly to promote better understanding and to provide some tools to help carers who

01702 382348

We are a local group of a national organisation. The local group covers the SS postal code area. Meetings include an interesting talk, chat with friends and news from national CSPA Headquarters on pensioner matters (any concerns can be fed back to HQ). Th

01268 794790

Each week we send out a free audio recording with approximately one hour of local news, read from local newspapers, on memory sticks (or CDs if necessary), sent post free to anyone with visual impairment. who is unable to read a newspaper themselves We also produce two regular, free ‘magazine’ editions for our listeners and we can supply a simple memory stick player where necessary, also at no cost to a visually impaired listener.

01702 554536

ActiveSouthend is the organisation responsible for the development of community sport and physical activity within Southend-on-Sea.

01702 215612