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.

Wiltshire Council – Libraries

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  • Location:
    Wiltshire
  • Type of support:
    A place people can go, Events, Face-to-face help, Website/app
  • Groups supported:
    Bereaved, Care leavers, Carers, Disabled, Divorced/separated/having relationship difficulties, Elderly, Homeless, New/young parents, Newly-retired, Refugees, Unemployed, Young people (16-24)
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Wiltshire Libraries host a wide range of activities tackling social exclusion. These include Library Reading Groups open to all, including Shared Reading Groups for people with memory loss and dementia, and their carers; ‘Teccy Teaparty’ – get online events; ‘Tea and Talk’ and Reminiscence Sessions; Home Library Service Volunteers visiting housebound library customers in their own homes. Mobile Libraries visiting rural communities including a Homes Mobile dedicated to Care Homes and Assisted Housing. Rhyme-time events for new parents with babies and pre-school children. Open advice sessions from organisations such as Carers Support; Citizen’s Advice; Alzheimer’s Support; Wiltshire Sight; and Wiltshire Council Health Trainers and Local Area Co-ordinators who will support people of all ages in the community to find local and practical solutions to challenges they may be facing.  We also offer a range of opportunities to volunteer in libraries, and make a difference in the local community. For more information and details of what is happening in specific Wiltshire Libraries please visit: www.wiltshire.gov.uk/libraries ; or email: libraryenquiries@wiltshire.gov.uk