Community Engagement Services

With the help of our dedicated volunteers we provide a range of services to help you stay independent in your own home. Please click the options below to find out more about all the different ways we can help. All services are free to anyone aged 55 and over living in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea.

  • Befriending

    Our Befriending service offers weekly support to older people who live alone and are at risk of becoming isolated.

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  • Escorting

    Our Escorting volunteers are on hand to help people to get out and about, whether it's on foot, public transport or by taxi.

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  • Friends & Neighbours Project

    The Friends & Neighbours Project aims to new friends through sharing skills and interests with others.

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  • Practical Help

    Our Practical Help service can help with simple tasks such as hanging pictures, putting up shelves, taking down curtains and changing light bulbs.

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  • Shopping Service

    We organise shopping trips to supermarkets in and around west London for people who cannot use public transport due to disability or frailty, so that they can continue to do their own shopping.

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  • Safe At Home & Decluttering

    Our Safe At Home Project provides support to those people who, due to health reasons or their living conditions, are at risk of falling within their homes.

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