Friendship at Home

Various Days

Befriending, social activities, exercise activities and independent living services.

Our activities are provided at a variety of venues across Grimsby and Cleethorpes.

Monday 1 till 3 Bingo Club at Lucarlys - As it says in the title this is a Bingo club however within the 2 hours it also includes a raffle, a few games of Hoy and also some refreshments.

Monday 10 till 11 New Age Kurling at St Andrews Cleethorpes - Kurling is a competitive yet fun sport which is suitable for all abilities and is very easy to pick up.

Tuesday Shabishi Tai Chi 10 till 11 St Aidan's community centre Cleethorpes - At the Shabishi Tai Chi club you will learn simple tai chi exercises that are easy to learn yet they can be very effective for improving co-ordination and balance and can also reduce stress.

Tuesday Social Club 1 till 3 Scouts Hut Carr Lane Grimsby - Here at the Tuesday club the aim is to socialise and provide the opportunity to meet like-minded individuals and make new friends. Each week the club has a guest speaker, a quiz, a game of bingo and will also include a drink.

Wednesday Club 10 till 11.30 St Aidan's Community Centre Cleethorpes - The Wednesday club is specifically for those who have concerns about their memory and/or those who may be suffering from anxiety or low moods. The club offers a variety of different activities including; games and quizzes, reminiscence and also discussion sessions for everyone to get involved in. Please note that carers too are very welcome.

Thursday 10 till 12 Social Club Beaconthorpe Church Hall Grimsby Road Cleethorpes - The Thursday club is very similar to the Tuesday club and is a great opportunity to meet and socialise with individuals. Each week the club has a guest speaker, a quiz, a game of bingo and includes a drink.

Friday 10 till 11 Chair Based Exercise Beaconthorpe Church Hall Grimsby Road Cleethorpes - As it says in the name the club is based upon chair based exercises. This can be a very good form of exercise which does not put too much pressure upon the body. It will help to strengthen muscles and loosen joints.

In addition to the activities and the befriending service in which we offer we have also introduced a new service called Independent Living. Within this service we aim to provide a good quality service where volunteers carry out low level tasks around the home. Some of the tasks include:

  • Domestic support around the home such as; vacuuming, dusting and washing, folding and ironing clothes.
  • Shopping (including assisted shopping) for food, clothes, personal items and gifts.
  • Preparing and cooking light meals
  • Safety calls and medication prompts
  • Dog walking
  • Accompanying you to appointments such as hospital, doctors or hairdresser appointments.

For more information about all of our services please see the leaflets attached.

Who to contact

Julie Rigby
01472 602500

Where to go

Venue address
St Aidans Church and Community Centre
Grimsby Road
DN35 7RQ

When is it on?

Date & Time Information
Various Days

Other details

Referral and availability notes

Referals can be made via phone/email/in person. Older people 60 +  who face loneliness and isolation.  For our befriending services the person must live alone.

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