Tag Archives: Loneliness

Building Connections Fund (Loneliness)

New Fund to Tackle Loneliness in England Voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations in England can apply now for grants of between £30,000 and £100,000 to support current work that helps to prevent or reduce loneliness and help people, … Continue reading

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Government Launches Call For Evidence On Loneliness Strategy

The Government’s Loneliness Strategy will be its first step in tackling the long-term challenge of loneliness. Loneliness is a complex issue that affects many different groups of people, and its evidence base is still developing. The Government’s approach will be … Continue reading

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A focus on loneliness this Bank Holiday

Many of us will have a busy Bank Holiday seeing friends and family but it is also a good time to be reminded about the work taking place to recognise loneliness and its impact on people of all ages. In … Continue reading

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Loneliness – What Characteristics And Circumstances Are Associated With Feeling Lonely?

This week, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released an analysis of characteristics and circumstances associated with loneliness in England using the Community Life Survey, 2016 to 2017. The focus of this article is on identifying personal characteristics and circumstances that increase or … Continue reading

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Government Consults On Civil Society Strategy

Civil society has changed significantly in recent years, with growing numbers of profit making businesses set up primarily to do good, adding to the efforts of traditional not-for-profit charities, community groups and youth organisations. At the same time, businesses are … Continue reading

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Join The Campaign To End Loneliness

Big Lottery Fund are using National Lottery funding to support the Campaign to End Loneliness. Register your details to see how you can take action to #EndLoneliness in your community.  

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Public Health England, Campaign to End Loneliness & CQC examine new care strategy

On Tuesday 23rd May 2017 Public Health England are bringing together a selection of health and social care professionals to examine the importance of tackling loneliness and social isolation as a means of improving public health. Taking place in Central … Continue reading

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