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LONELINESS

CHANGE BEGINS WITH JUST ONE PERSON

There are 1.8 million people over 75 in the UK who are profoundly lonely. Linking Lives UK is working with churches and Christian agencies to set up befriending schemes along with social events and activities which have a significant impact on the lives of all who take part.

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MAKE A DIFFERENCE

FIRST STEP

We help churches and Christian organisations support socially isolated people in local communities, by setting up visiting projects.
FURTHER PROJECTS HAVE

JUST LAUNCHED

On 2nd February 2019, we launched our first projects in Scotland! These will be operating in Perth and Aberdeen. Following discussions with Perth Baptist Church and The Fountain of Love RCCG church in Aberdeen, we carried out initial training for both churches in November 2018. This was followed by the registration of each project, and volunteer training for a combined group of 30 volunteers on 2nd February 2019.

‘This will be a really helpful way for us to meet practical needs in the community, and Linking Lives UK gives us the tools, training and to actually do that.’ (Gordy McKay, Community Pastor, Perth Baptist Church)

1,800,000

LONELY PEOPLE IN UK

500,000

SPEND CHRISTMAS ALONE

3,900,000

TV - THEIR ONLY COMPANION

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OUR PROJECTS TO COMBAT LONELINESS

BELOW ARE THE CURRENT

LINKING LIVES PROJECTS

Here is the map of our partner projects which are currently operating or in the pipeline (click the map to zoom in and see contact details):

Blue Star = Head Office
Yellow pins = In the pipeline
Red pins = Operational

UPCOMING EVENTS

HERE IS THE LATEST

LINKING LIVES NEWS

Find out more about some of our projects which have been set up all around UK.

Linking Lives UK is part of a coalition of faith based charities called ‘Christians Together Against Loneliness’ which has been consulted in plans for a national campaign starting this week, which aims to raise awareness of issues.
Today we are excited to be launching our brand new promotional film for the first time. The film features the story of Anne, who lives in the Forest of Dean, and outlines some of the challenges that.
On 2nd February 2019, we launched our first projects in Scotland! These will be operating in Perth and Aberdeen. Following discussions with Perth Baptist Church and The Fountain of Love RCCG church in Aberdeen, we carried out.