Compassionate Neighbours

For those living in the Crystal Palace and Gipsy Hill area

Compassionate Neighbours is free community-led support for anyone experiencing loneliness or social isolation because of age or illness, including those living with a chronic, long-term or terminal illness and dementia. Compassionate Neighbours operates in the Crystal Palace area.

Compassionate Neighbours in South East LondonHow Compassionate Neighbours can support you or someone you know:

If you, or someone you know, would like some extra support, Compassionate Neighbours can:

  • Visit weekly for a cup of tea and a chat, offering friendship and a listening ear
  • Help you, or someone you know, continue to do the things you like doing
  • Help you, or someone you know, stay connected to your friends and the community.

This support is provided free of charge.

If you would like to find out more about the programme, please feel free to come along to our Compassionate Neighbours coffee mornings every Friday at 10am in the Upper Norwood Library Hub. You’ll meet other Neighbours and learn more about the project and how you could get involved. Find out more here.

Could you benefit from Compassionate Neighbours?

If you live in the Crystal Palace area and are living with a chronic, long-term or terminal illness, or are experiencing loneliness or social isolation, or if you care for someone that fits this criteria, you can access this project.

Contact Steph Turner 07867 556472 or CN@stchristophers.org.uk for more information.

Could you be a Compassionate Neighbour?

If you think you’ve got what it takes to take on this very rewarding role, we’d love to hear from you. We run regular training programmes for volunteers, so get in touch to find out when the next programme is starting. Find out more here.

More information

Steph Turner, Community Participation Lead

07867 556472