Introduction

Our project works with volunteers to reduce loneliness for people over 60 who live in Harborough District.

‘You start as an individual and become part of a thriving community’

  • One to one visits at home
  • Telephone befrienders
  • email and penpals
  • Supporting people to get online
  • Encouraging people to engage with their local community.
  • Community Gatherings

Why not listen and find out more about VASL Community Champions:

This is our leaflet explaining the project Community Champions Leaflet 2018

Volunteers can find out more here

Clients can find out more here

We publish regular monthly volunteer and client newsletters which contain project updates.

Please contact us if you would like to know more, by phoning 01858 439262 or emailing us here.

We are delighted to have been awarded five years funding by the Big Lottery Community Fund, which will allow us to have a greater impact on loneliness.

Further information on Community Champions

Simply download – Community Champions Leaflet

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