“..to listen, model good communication skills and facilitate connections between people to alleviate loneliness and promote friendship building.”
As part of our ’40 Years: 40 Stories’ series, Archway CEO Sheila tells us the Story of Archway in Abingdon.
We’re delighted to share this wonderful and rousing poem ‘Umbrella’, written by Archway Friend Roseanne Daly:
As part of our continuing look back at 40 years of serving those hurt by #loneliness, we remember our much-loved Supported Social Group – ‘Wednesday Welcome’ 💗
We are thrilled that The Archway Foundation has received an Inspiration Award in the Oxfordshire Adult Social Care Awards 2022, alongside many other fantastic organisations, for our work in tackling loneliness in the Oxford area for 40 years!
Archway Telephone Support & Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator Lesley describes a typical night at one of our Supported Social Groups for our Friends.
We’re working hard to get some new groups up and running – watch this space!
‘Loneliness is an age old, not an old age problem, and we need to continue to identify appropriate ways to connect with and support people of all ages, and personal circumstances who need to know that they are recognised and valued’
An interesting look into a real piece of Archway history at the work of volunteers working to alleviate loneliness in Rotherham.
One of our Friends tells us about what Archway’s telephone support service has meant to them. #loneliness
As we celebrate 40 years of Archway, we look behind the path, tree, and archway image that symbolises us and the work we do to help those suffering from loneliness.
“I consider myself grateful to be involved in an organisation that has meant so much to so many people” – As part of our 40th Anniversary celebrations, one of our first volunteers takes us back to the beginnings of Archway.💗 #loneliness