Annual Linking Lives Conference

Linking Lives are holding a four-day conference ‘Streams in the Desert’, taking place Monday 13 to Friday 17 September. The conference will be exploring together ways in which groups can support each other and others in our communities as we collectively adjust to latest developments […]

Befriending Week 2021

Befriending Networks are preparing for November’s Befriending Week 2021 and have launched a range of resources. These include a Resource Pack, with ideas to help you celebrate in-person or online, thank volunteers and connect with your community, social media graphics, as well as videos that […]

Call for Evidence: National Resilience Strategy

The Government has launched a Call for Evidence to inform the development of a new National Resilience Strategy that will outline an ambitious new vision for national resilience. It seeks to understand current perceptions of risk and resilience, gather evidence on where improvements could be […]

Report: COVID-19 and the digital divide

Centre for Ageing Better have launched a new report: COVID-19 and the digital divide: supporting digital inclusion and skills during the pandemic and beyond. They commissioned Citizens Online to understand more about the effect of COVID-19 on digital skills and usage. The research was conducted […]

Befriending Networks: New Publications

Befriending Networks have  produced three new publications. Starting a Befriending Service is an introductory guide to those thinking about or beginning to set up befriending and is available for anyone to download. Running a Befriending Service is the revised and updated version of the essential […]