Our Vision

Transformed empowered communities with reduced loneliness, isolation and depression

Our Mission Statement

Listening Ears is committed to reducing isolation, loneliness and depression through activities and services that bring people together. By facilitating interaction, we enable people build connections and actively participate within their community.

We have been awarded funds by key patrons and funders including the Big Lottery Fund, BBC Children in Need, The People’s Health Trust among many others.

 

listening ears funders

Shahine, 68
Shahine, 68Feel Good Centre Service User

I really enjoy coming here on Fridays.

Aisha, 60
Aisha, 60Community Angels Service User

This has transformed my life!

Mary, 89
Mary, 89Steps2Living Service User

I lost weight, made friends and developed a healthier lifestyle

Did you know?

Since our launch in 2006, Listening Ears has supported more than 2,000 people
aged between 5 and 99 years old!

Latest News

Virtual Christmas Party 2020

Despite the ongoing pandemic and restrictions to our daily lives, our services continue to run online weekly. Our annual Christmas party is also scheduled to take place online and all are welcome. Support us at #listeningears in tackling #isolation #loneliness and #depression in our communities

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Supporting the elderly during COVID

We are pleased to be a part of an international seminar at Oxford Brookes University on older people’s services during the COVID pandemic. The event is an online webinar scheduled for 12noon on Friday 13th November 2020 Who can attend this event Everyone Location Online Details COVID-19 has had disproportionate impacts on Black, Asian and …

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Listening Ears is 14!

Today 30th October 2020, Listening Ears is celebrating its 14th anniversary. Four years ago, we celebrated ten years of service with a beautiful get-together. We are pleased to be able to continue to offer much-needed support in these challenging times. Our foodbank and hot buffet home delivery for the elderly has been a lifeline for …

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The coronavirus pandemic will affect services at Listening Ears for the foreseeable future. Find out more