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New community navigators for people with learning disabilities

Published on Thu 18th July by Amyholgate

New community navigators for people with learning disabilities People over 18 who have a learning disability and are feeling low or lonely will now have some extra support from our new specialist Community Navigator service. A community navigator will spend time getting to know the person, find out what they are interested in and then […]

Martyn’s story: Tackling loneliness

Published on Wed 9th January by Amyholgate

Spiralling debt and crippling loneliness have made life difficult for Martyn in recent years. Here he tells his story and how he has found new contentment through his community. When you can’t get out of the house, you feel well and truly down. Like a prisoner in a cell. I tried to commit suicide three times.” […]

Community Navigators Bristol

Published on Tue 17th October by Amyholgate

Community Navigators Bristol offers free signposting and support to older people who want to feel less isolated and more involved in their community. Who is the service for? Bristol people who are over 50 and feeling isolated or lonely at the moment. Who can make a referral? Anyone can – and you can refer yourself. […]

Tackling loneliness and isolation: Community Navigators Bristol

Published on Thu 21st September by Max Hickling

Older people in Bristol will get a boost to their wellbeing through an exciting new service that helps them connect more with their community. Community Navigators Bristol offers free signposting and support to older people who want to feel less isolated and more involved in their local area. Friendly, trained ‘navigators’ will make contact with […]