Charlton Athletic Community Trust’s (CACT’s) Extra Time Hub is a chance for those aged 55+ to get together once a week to take part in a wide variety of activities, from curling to singing for health and exercise to music. The aim of the hub is bringing together retired and semi-retired people to engage them in active ageing. Whatever it is you want to do, there is something for everyone.
The programme, which runs on Wednesday mornings, is funded by the EFL Trust, Sport England and the National Lottery.
Linda Gray, CACT’s Extra Time Hub Activator, who was previously a participant, said:
“We go on a Wednesday and there’s lots of things to do. If you’ve got time, please come along – you will enjoy it.
“You’ll meet new people, you can chat to new people; even if you are on your own, you can come and we’ll make you welcome.”
Come along each Wednesday from 10am, at The Valley, Charlton, Floyd Road, SE7 8BL
CACT is commissioned by Royal Borough Greenwich Public Health and Wellbeing to manage two key elements of the infrastructure for social prescribing in the borough.Telephone support through the LiveWell Greenwich Line and one to one support through a network of link workers (LiveWell Coaches) who are trained in using motivational approaches and social prescribing, addressing wider social and economic needs. Referrals to and from the Extra Time hub play a key part in the programme.
For more information about CACT’s Extra Time Hub, email firstname.lastname@example.org.