Our Services

Vintage Vibes is an award-winning partnership project between LifeCare Edinburgh and The Broomhouse Centre and Enterprises part funded by the National Lottery Community Fund and Comic Relief.

Started in 2015, Vintage Vibes tackles isolation and loneliness among over 60s (called our VIPs) in Edinburgh by creating long lasting one to one friendships offering support, companionship and the opportunity for VIPs to be more socially connected and active in their local community.

To find out more about Vintage Vibes and how to refer someone, click here.

We’re looking for volunteers of all ages (17+) from across Edinburgh.

To find out more about volunteering for Vintage Vibes, click here.

Interview: Wilma and Jean talk about their friendship

Our Vision

That everyone over 60 in Edinburgh lives a fulfilled life with friendship, respect and participation.

Our Mission

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.

Our Values

  • We are creative and open-minded
  • We are ambitious, bold and aspirational
  • We build open, honest relationships with integrity
  • We challenge the norm and drive change
  • We push the boundaries and take risks
  • We do more with less
  • We embrace equality and diversity

Want to join our community? Click here to find out about volunteering.

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