Age Better in Sheffield is a £6m investment programme funded by The Big Lottery and led by South Yorkshire Housing Association. Their aim is to reduce loneliness and isolation in people over 50. They co-produce and co-deliver lots of different projects with different partners across the city including Sheffield Mind, Sheffield Cubed and many more. These projects help to engage older people and bring them together as a volunteer or a participant.
Please note, some services are only available in certain parts of Sheffield.
Opportunities provided include:
- Access Ambassadors – for help or confidence with getting out and about.
- Age Better Champions – provide support through personal experience.
- Wellbeing Practitioners – provide free, professional counselling and therapeutic services. They can come to your home, or wherever you feel most comfortable.
- Peer Mentoring Project – provide support for people going through a life changing event.