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Many people will experience loneliness or isolation at some point in their life. It can happen to all of us for lots of reasons, including:

  • Changes in living, health or income circumstances
  • Mobility problems
  • Losing a loved one

Local services

Would you like to get out more and meet up with other people, friends, or family?

There are services available in the borough to help you feel less lonely, including:

  • Social and educational activities
  • IT training to get you up to speed with online chats
  • Day centres
  • Lunch clubs
  • Talking to someone through befriending services

If you want to meet new people while getting more active, you can sign up for health walks in Richmond.

There are also lots of activities across the borough to help you become more active at home or out and about. Visit our physical activity pages to see what's available.

More information

You don’t have to go through things alone. You can find more information and search for local services, classes and activities by visiting:


Updated: 27 February 2023

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