The Broomhouse Centre

Project Name

Vintage Vibes

Beneficiary Country

United Kingdom

Funding theme

Global mental health

Start Date

July 30th 2018

Amount Awarded

£84,000

End Date

August 1st 2020

Vintage Vibes is a partnership between The Broomhouse Centre and LifeCare Edinburgh.

Working across several disadvantaged areas of the city, the new Community Adventurers programme will match around 75 VIPs (lonely older people) aged 65+ with a local volunteer to take part in, or lead, community-based volunteering or social action.

As a result of the shared interest, true friendships are created. The VIPs will be more engaged in their local community, more confident and less lonely.

The project will also help to highlight and address current gaps in suitable volunteering opportunities for older people.

The grant will pay for staffing, project costs and a contribution to overheads.

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