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North London Cares is a volunteer network matching young professionals to imaginative projects to support our older neighbours in need of a little extra time, practical help, social connection or human companionship.

Our objective is to build relationships between people who might not normally interact, to tackle isolation, bridge social divides and bring our communities closer together.

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Let’s end loneliness - for young and old

Let’s end loneliness - for young and old

Monday 17th November 2014

Today, North London Cares' and our sister charity South London Cares' founder, Alex Smith, spoke at the Campaign to End Loneliness annual conference. Read Alex's blog on some of the issues and trends unique to urban settings like ours that lead us to do what we do...

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Resilience is…

Resilience is…

Friday 26th September 2014

North London Cares' objectives are three-fold: to reduce loneliness and isolation amongst older people; to increase older people's wellbeing, resilience, confidence and skills in order that older people can navigate a rapidly changing modern world; and to bring young professionals and older people together across social and generational divides, for the benefit of all.

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A Trip to the Beach

A Trip to the Beach

Friday 22nd August 2014

With the sun sadly setting on Camden Beach, we're reflecting on our visit to The Roundhouse, with the Kentish Town Social Club.

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A week at North London Cares…

A week at North London Cares…

Friday 15th August 2014

NLC's great new Projects Officer, Jessica, reports back from her first week in post - and the varied and inspiring things our amazing volunteers get up to with their older neigbours...

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We’re 3 years old today!

We’re 3 years old today!

Friday 8th August 2014

It's our 3rd birthday today! 3 years ago, we launched on the worst night of rioting as a brand new organisation designed to engage young people to make a positive contribution to their communities, in particular to support their older neighbours and confront isolation. 

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