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Edinburgh is the loneliest city in the UK, and following last week’s Volunteer Fair we thought we’d update you on ways that you can help! Vintage Vibes has some exciting roles that you could be a part of: Vibes Volunteer – where we would match you for a one to one friendship with someone over 60 (called […]
Summer has finally arrived! If you’re looking for things to do in between the short bursts of Edinburgh sunshine then Craigmillar has a strong sense of community as well as a whole load of fun stuff to get involved in. So, without further ado, here are “5 things to do in Craigmillar this Summer”. 1. […]
Vintage Vibes is a partnership between LifeCare Edinburgh and The Broomhouse Centre. It was launched late in 2015 with part-funding from The Big Lottery towards the first four years. Plans are that it will become sustainable in the long-term.
Vintage Vibes hopes to plug the gap of a city-wide service that offers longer-term benefits to people seeking better connections. It offers:
To find out more about Vintage Vibes and how to refer someone, click here.
To find out more about volunteering for Vintage Vibes, click here.
That everyone over 60 in Edinburgh lives a fulfilled life with friendship, respect and participation.
To help Edinburgh’s lonely and isolated over-60s by providing companionship and support that is personalised to their needs and integrated with local communities. To bring about a long-lasting change in attitudes towards the city’s over-60s. To encourage friendships between all generations and ensure the over-60s are treated with care, dignity and respect.
Want to join our community? Click here to find out about volunteering.