Where to go for help with loneliness

Organisations in the UK that support people who feel alone.

Loneliness can affect people across the UK in different ways. If you or someone you know is struggling with feelings of loneliness, there are many organisations who can help.

You can also use our loneliness help and wellbeing resources to support yourself when experiencing feelings like stress, worry and anxiety. 


Organisation who can help with loneliness


Age UK's vision is to make the UK a great place to grow older. Their volunteer befriending service is one of the ways Age UK tries to beat loneliness in later life.

Alzheimer’s Society are there for anyone affected by dementia, and do everything they can to keep people with dementia connected to their lives and the people who matter most.

Campaign to End Loneliness believes nobody should be lonely in older age and that loneliness is not inevitable.

Carers UK aim to be there for the 6,000 people who start looking after someone each day. 

Community Connectors, a British Red Cross service, can help lonely adults of all ages establish or re-establish connections.

Co-op Foundation highlights a number of projects supporting young people with loneliness. 

Cruse Bereavement Care UK offers support for people experiencing loneliness following bereavement.

Eden Project Communities connect people and communities, encouraging everyday people to make positive change where they live. 

Home-Start work with vulnerable families or parents struggling to cope for any reason across the UK, including people who are feeling lonely or isolated.

Independent Age offer regular friendly contact and a strong campaigning voice for older people on care and support, money and benefits, health and mobility.

Refugee Action has spent 35 years helping refugees build safe, hopeful and productive new lives in the UK.

Royal Voluntary Service is a volunteering organisation that aims to enrich the lives of older people and their families across Britain.

Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued.

The Silver Line is a free, 24 hour, confidential helpline for older people.