Resources to support you during the Covid-19 crisis


Health and general advice:

     call 0800 231 5453 (Mon to Fri, 9:30am – 12:30pm and 1:30pm – 4:00pm)

Wellbeing (exercise, mental health):
  • therapy4healing: offer FREE befriending, talking therapies, physical therapies over
     video, meditations, as well as anxiety and stress coping strategies, and breathing
     and relaxation techniques. Info & self-referral form here.

     resources and activities to explore

     activity which focuses on mental health and mindfulness

Practical support (shopping, errands):

     in Lewisham

       Bellingham Mutual Aid

       Tel: 07762 119 359 (9am to 7pm)


  • Computer/ Internet/ IT assistance: Virtual Aid is a telephone service from

     Catbytes CIC. Contact Damian,; 07939 288 079;

     020 8314 4702

     07376 962966

Arts and community:
**(pictured right) Golden Pavilion (Kyoto, Japan), oil, by AWiL member and volunteer, Philip Crump
  •  Lewisham Library Service: Free lending service of books, CDs, DVDs. Register
       to receive a monthly visit from a library staff member who will get to know the things
       you like and take your requests. Find out if you qualify: 020 8314 6254; 020 8314 8642;               
  • Lewisham Yarn Tale: Zoom knit, crochet and craft sessions. Come and improve
    rusty skills or just give it a try. Share your skills and knowledge with others.
    FREE through Dec. 22: email
  • The Albany theatre: Celebrating our local area and supporting artists with a
     season of socially-distanced, COVID-safe events including music, spoken word,
     theatre, cabaret, online events and family fun

     this crisis

     section re coronavirus which shows where help is available

Volunteering opportunities in response to the Covid-19 crisis


Ageing Well in Lewisham encourages older people to live fuller, more connected lives through programmes that encourage friendship and creativity.

Our address:
Ageing Well in Lewisham
The Talent Factory

4-14 Barmeston Road

London, SE6 3BH

England, United Kingdom

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