Friendship Services in The Highlands

A range of social and caring resources for older folk in the Inverness area are summarised below;

Inverness Men's Shed

inverness men's shed - activities for menEstablished in February 2014 and based in Gordon Terrace, the Shed is a meeting place for men and offers a range of activities ranging from woodworking, discussion groups and IT skill training.


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The Dunbar Centre

the dunbar centre - senior citizen's lunch and activities

The Dunbar Centre in Church Street has activities every day plus a cafe for teas, coffee, soup etc. Open Monday to Friday 1000 to 1600.


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The Visiting Service

visiting services around inverness - friendship for the houseboundThe Visiting Service helps the lonely and housebound. Volunteers visit them in their homes and help to lift the feeling of isolation.


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The Morning Call

inverness morning all - a friendly voice in the morningThe Morning Call service does what the title suggests. It is a telephone call to individuals who live alone who wish the reassurance of knowing that they will be contacted each day.


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Smithton Pop-in

smithton pop in - tea, coffee, chat and games

The Pop-in at the Smithton Free Church in Murray Road, Smithton offer tea, coffee, home baking, soup and activities. Open every Wednesday between 10am and 3.30pm any person over 50 (ish) years of age.


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Housebound Library Service

housebound library service - books to the door

The Housebound Library Service provides a free volunteer based service in the Inverness and Nairn area who are unable to visit a library personally.


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If you want to make new friends, try something new, develop or maintain skills, find and socialise with likeminded people, improve and maintain your health and wellbeing or simply have a cuppa whilst keeping active and meeting others then we can provide you with all the information you need through our new comprehensive KeepActive.net directory for older people in Inverness and surrounding area.

www.KeepActive.net  (KeepActive.net, created and managed by Inverness Men's Shed)


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