Age UK North Yorkshire & Darlington

Funders

Learn about our valued funders, who support our work to help older people in North Yorkshire & Darlington.

County Durham Community Foundation

Supporting our Health & Wellbeing Buddying project

County Durham Community Foundation (CDCF) support our Health & Wellbeing Buddying project which bridges the gap between tackling isolation with befriending and delivering Health & Wellbeing activities for older people. Local befrienders assist older socially isolated people to attend new activities, encouraging participation and building the confidence of isolated older people in Darlington.

Health & Wellbeing Activities

The Henry Smith Charity

Supporting our 'Rely on Me' Befriending Service

The Henry Smith Charity support the delivery of our vital 'Rely on Me' Befriending Service, which reduces the social and physical isolation of older people by matching people with befrienders for companionship and social support.

Befriending

Harrogate Borough Council

Supporting our Information & Advice Service in Harrogate

Harrogate Borough Council support our Information & Advice service, allowing us to provide support to older people in Harrogate in areas such as benefits advice, housing, and care information. As an organisation, over the previous year (2017/18), we've supported clients to claim in excess of £2,000,000 of benefits that they were entitled to.

Information & Advice

Harrogate & Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group

Harrogate CCG Support our Help at Home project in Harrogate

Harrogate & Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group support our Help at Home project, providing support to older people in areas such as Befriending and Information & Advice across Harrogate and the surrounding rural area.

Befriending

North Yorkshire County Council

North Yorkshire County Council support our Help at Home project in Richmondshire

North Yorkshire County Council support our Help at Home project, which delivers affordable home support services to older people across Richmondshire.

Home Support

Darlington Borough Council

Darlington Borough Council support our Good Friends and Carers Breaks Projects

Darlington Borough Council are one of the founding partners and funders of the Good Friends initiative, which takes loneliness and isolation amongst older people in Darlington by matching nearby Good Friends to older people to provide friendship, support and assistance with light tasks. The project bridges the gap between Neighbourhood Watch and traditional Befriending for an informal, accessible service.

Good Friends

NHS Darlington Clinical Commissioning Group

NHS Darlington Clinical Commissioning Group support our Good Friends project

NHS Darlington Clinical Commissioning Group (Darlington NHS CCG) are one of the key funders of the Good Friends initiative, which takes loneliness and isolation amongst older people in Darlington by matching nearby Good Friends to older people to provide friendship, support and assistance with light tasks. The project bridges the gap between Neighbourhood Watch and traditional Befriending for an informal, accessible service.

Good Friends

Durham Police, Crime & Victims Commissioner

The County Durham Police, Crime & Victims Commissioner supports our Good Friends and Three4Darlington projects

The County Durham Police, Crime & Victims Comissioner is one of the key funders of the Good Friends initiative, which takes loneliness and isolation amongst older people in Darlington by matching nearby Good Friends to older people to provide friendship, support and assistance with light tasks. The project bridges the gap between Neighbourhood Watch and traditional Befriending for an informal, accessible service.

The County Durham PCC also supports Three4Darlington, an information hub in the Darlington town centre which is open to the public for advice and support on a range of topics from volunteering to home care.

Good Friends

Morrisons Foundation

The Morrisons Foundation supports our Volunteering service with training for Activity Leaders

With the support of the Morrisons Foundation, we have the resources to provide specialist training to volunteer activity leaders to provide new health and wellbeing based activities for our Health & Wellbeing project. The training provides new volunteers with training in essential areas to effectively deliver activities to older people.

Volunteering

Armed Forces Covenant

The MOD Armed Forces Covenant supports our Joining Forces and Ex-Forces Support Projects

Our veterans projects provide support to older veterans across North Yorkshire & Darlington in areas such as telephone befriending, advice regarding benefits, housing and much more. In addition, we bring together older veterans as part of weekly veterans groups for comradery, talks and regular trips.

Veterans Support Service

County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust

County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust supports the delivery of Health & Wellbeing Activities

County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust support us in the delivery of Health & Wellbeing Activities, providing a range of actvities, classes and support groups in Darlington. All of our activities aim to increase the health and wellbeing of our customers, through exercise, creativity and social support.

Health & Wellbeing Activities

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