Services

Adopt a Garden

Bringing older people and communities closer together, to increase their well-being and address the growing demand in gardening services and social inclusion.

Befriending

Regular befriending service to local older/disabled people

We offer a befriending service to local older people. Our volunteers will visit the person they befriend on a regular basis e.g. weekly or monthly.

 

In order to be assessed for this service please fill in our application form - REQUEST TO BE A VOLUNTEER.

 

To register as a beneficiary please click on the link below or call us on 

020 7385 8850

 

REQUEST TO BE A BENEFICIARY

Decorating

FREE Decorating service for local residents in need

This project serves those local older and disabled residents who:

  • Are unable to decorate by themselves;
  • Have no one else to ask for this help;
  • Are unable to pay for this service.                                                     
  • We can spend approx. 2-3 days on each decorating task, including time need to obtain materials. This project is oversubscribed and we can only help when the area is in dire state of disrepair. If you think this applies to you please fill in the Decorating Service Declaration and contact us with information about what needs doing on 020 7385 8850

Digital Inclusion

We link volunteers with older housebound people who want to learn how to use the Internet.

Gardening

FREE Gardening clearances done by our experienced gardener

Gardening clearances done by our experienced and knowledgeable gardener.  

This project serves those local older and disabled residents who:

  • are unable to clear gardens by themselves;
  • have no one else to ask for this help;
  • are unable to pay for this service.

Good Neighbour Scheme

Practical help in and out of the house delivered by our reliable volunteers

Basic DIY & odd jobs

IT and TV problems

Errands

Escorting you to appointments

Pushing you in a wheelchair

Pet Care

Respite Relief

One-off shopping support

Correspondence and paperwork

Information and Signposting

Please call us on 020 7385 8850 if you need help or know someone who does.

Social Clubs

Range of social clubs for older people catering for all interests

Take a look at all of our social clubs in the Fulham area.

Adopt a Garden

The Adopt a Garden Project is delivered in partnership with Nubian Life Resource Centre with the generous funding of the National Lottery Community Fund. In the south part of the borough, Fulham Good Neighbours id matching dedicated volunteers with older people in Fulham who need help in managing their gardens and who would benefit from a social visit from a volunteer. In the north of the borough, Nubian Life is providing gardening workshops for local residents interested in learning more about gardening and meeting new people.

Together we aim to bring older people and communities closer together, to increase their wellbeing and address the growing demand in gardening services and social inclusion.

 

The Adopt a Garden with Fulham Good Neighbours serves those local older residents who:

 

- are unable to clear gardens by themselves and have no one else to ask for this help

- would benefit from receiving a monthly visit from a volunteer

- have gardens that need basic maintenance and care (for more complex gardens please see our Gardening service)

 

For more information please email Lucia on luciaciolanel@fulhamgoodneighbours.org or call us on 020 7385 8850. 

 

For information about volunteering with the project, visit our Volunteer with Us page.


Digital Inclusion

The Digital Inclusion Project aims to match volunteers with older people who wish to learn how to use the Internet. Our friendly volunteers will visit people at home and help with things like: making a free Skype call to a relative abroad, doing online shopping, using tablets or smart phones and much more.

 

There is no prescribed course schedule, each person decides what they want to learn and the one-to-one meetings are tailored to individual needs and interests. For further details please see our poster. 

 

To make a referral or learn more about this project by contacting Lucia at: luciaciolanel@fulhamgoodneighbours.org or 020 7385 8850.

 

For information about volunteering with the project visit our Volunteer with Us page. 

 

To learn about the difference the project has been making so far, please read our Impact Report (April 2018-March 2019).


Befriending

Please note that our Befriending Service is only for older housebound residents of Fulham. For further information please see our poster.

 

We encourage everyone else to join us at one of our Social Clubs.

 

Please fill in the referral form in order to request befriending.

 


Decorating

This project serves those local older and disabled residents who:

 

- Are unable to decorate by themselves

- Have no one else to ask for this help

- Are unable to pay for this service                                                 

 

We can spend approx. 2-3 days on each decorating task, including time, need to obtain materials. This project is oversubscribed and we can only help when the area is in a dire state of disrepair. If you think this applies to you please fill in the Decorating Service Declaration or contact us with information about what needs doing.

 


Gardening

Gardening clearances done by our experienced and knowledgeable gardener. 

 

This project serves those local older and disabled residents who:

 

- are unable to clear gardens by themselves

- have no one else to ask for this help

- are unable to pay for this service

 

To register as a beneficiary please click on the link below or call us on 

020 7385 8850.  For full details please see this info sheet.

 

REQUEST TO BE A BENEFICIARY


Good Neighbour Scheme

The Good Neighbour Scheme offers practical help such as:

- Basic DIY & odd jobs

- IT and TV problems

- Errands

- Escorting you to appointments

- Pushing you in a wheelchair

- Pet Care

- Respite Relief

- One-off shopping support 

- Correspondence and paperwork

- Information and Signposting

To register as a beneficiary please click on the link below or call us on 

020 7385 8850

REQUEST TO BE A BENEFICIARY


4th Generation

This project is designed to:

 

- Increase social inclusion by linking individuals with social groups, activities and other support services such as befriending and transport assistance.

- Help prevent future unplanned hospital admissions.

 

Connections 4th Generation is open to Fulham residents aged 85 years and older who have recently been discharged home from Charing Cross Hospital.

 

We are working with the British Red Cross “Next Steps” programme to identify people who may benefit from this project.

Please click below for more information:

 


Art Group FREE

A weekly drop-in art group for over 60-year-olds. We look at a different artist every week and then experiment with drawing and painting techniques in a friendly and relaxed environment. All materials are provided free of charge. Please do join us or share this poster with anyone who might be interested. You can look at some of our work at:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/fulham_art_group/ 

https://fulhamartgroup.tumblr.com/ and

https://www.flickr.com/photos/92383137@N06/

 

The group is accepting new members and takes place every Tuesday between 10:45 and 12:00 at Rosaline Hall, 70 Rosaline Road, London, SW6 7QT. There is no need to book in advance.

 


Fulham Carers (Wednesdays) FREE

Fulham Carers (Wednesdays) FREE Every Wednesday 10:30AM and 12PM at Rosaline Hall, 70 Rosaline Road, London, SW6 7QT

 

Supportive group for local older (mainly but non exclusively) carers and ex-carers always looking for new members. 

 

 


Fulham Lunch Club FREE

A small and friendly lunch club with around 20 local over 75-year-olds attending every week. New members welcome!

A typical afternoon has the following programme:

1PM Lunch (Soup, Bread)

2PM Guest Speaker or Performer

3PM Tea and Cake 

Detailed programme for each month is available in our newsletter under https://www.fulhamgoodneighbours.org/news


Shared Reading Group (Thursdays) FREE

Every Thursday from 11AM to 12:30PM at Rosaline Hall, 70 Rosaline Road, London, SW6 7QT

 

Our Shared Reading group is a place to relax, make new friends and share stories with others every week. You can just drop in, sit down and enjoy listening to a great story or poem — there’s no pressure to talk or read. For more information please click here.

 

 


Chair Based Exercise Group (Thursdays) FREE

The group takes place every Thursday between

2PM and 2:45PM (1st session) - this session is now at full capacity and closed to new members

3PM and 3:45PM (2nd session) - new members are welcome!

Please choose to attend only one of the two groups on a consistent basis so that more people can benefit. The sessions take place at Rosaline Hall, 70 Rosaline Road, London, SW6 7QT. This gentle exercise class is flexible and tailored to your abilities. 


Fulham Sunday Afternoon Tea FREE

We meet every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month between 3PM and 5PM at Rosaline Hall, 70 Rosaline Road, London, SW6 7QT.

 

An afternoon tea for local older people. This is an informal gathering for people to chat, play board games or listen to music over a nice cup of tea and cake. For more information click here.   

 


Silver Club at the White Horse (3rd Tuesday of the month) £5

We meet monthly every third Tuesday of the month12PM and 3PM at The White Horse, 1-3 Parsons Green, London, SW6 4UL.

 

The owners welcome us to a tasty lunch for only £5; in addition, Megan's by the Green offers some tasty cakes. There are only 25 places and attendance needs to be pre-booked by contacting us on 020 7385 8850. For more information please click here.

 


Silver Club at the Captain Cook

Silver Club at The Captain Cook (First Tuesday of every month) £5 between 12PM and 3PM at The Captain Cook, 203-205 Dawes Road, London, SW6 7QY

 

Our popular social club for older people living alone – is hosted by The Captain Cook and supported by http://www.fulhamchelseawi.org/. There are only 15 places and attendance needs to be pre-booked by contacting us on 020 7385 8850 – silver-club-poster


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