Let's Talk Loneliness Let's Talk Loneliness
All of us can experience loneliness at some point in our lives. It’s time we started talking about it.

British Red Cross

  • Website:
  • Location:
    National
  • Type of support:
    Face-to-face help, Website/app
  • Groups supported:
    Bereaved, Care leavers, Carers, Disabled, Divorced/separated/having relationship difficulties, Elderly, Homeless, Men, New/young parents, Newly-retired, Refugees, Unemployed, Young people (16-24)
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Are you living with loneliness or social isolation – or know someone who is? We can help you connect with your local community and meet new friends.
Your local Connecting Communities team will help you to explore your interests and start doing the things you want. This might be:

  • meeting new friends
  • rediscovering your interests or finding new ones
  • building your confidence

Our support will be tailored to your needs and will last for around three months

We’ll join in with your activities and chat with you regularly about how you feel and what progress you’re making. We’ll aim to make sure you feel able to keep up your activities once our support ends.

Our Connecting Communities teams are not available in all areas. You can use the search to find your nearest service. Visit https://www.redcross.org.uk/get-help/get-help-with-loneliness to find the locations of the Connecting Communities services, provided in partnership with Co-op.