Age Scotland

Helpline for older adults feeling lonely. Call 0800 12 44 222 Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

The Silver Line

Helpline providing free confidential information, advice or friendship to older people 24 hours a day and 7 days a week on 0800 470 80 90 

Dementia Helpline

Providing information, signposting and emotional support to people with dementia, their families, friends and professionals. 0808 808 3000.

Seniors together

Keeping engaged with membership using digital media and care calls. 

Phone: 01698 454105, Email: Seniors Together Facebook: @SouthLanarkshireSeniorsTogether 


Provides services to improve the health and wellbeing of older people in South Lanarkshire. 

The Hands On Project, which also contains a handyperson service, provides befriending services for the over 50s delivered by volunteers. This can be long and short term befriending, 1:1 befriending and some group befriending projects.

The 1:1 befriending matches are held in the client’s home on a weekly basis at a time suitable to both the client and volunteer. Referral criteria and forms can be obtained through the office. LEAP accepts appropriate referrals from individuals, family, friends, carers, public sector and other third sector organisations.

Offering personal shopper service for older adults in south lan and telephone befriending (accepting new referrals)