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Neighbour spotlight - younger neighbour Jordan!

Posted by Abbie Beckett on Thursday 12th May 2022

Thinking of joining Liverpool Cares? Read this short interview with younger neighbour Jordan. He signed up to be a part of Liverpool Cares back in 2019, and has been a part of all of our programmes at some point or other in the last few years. We caught up with him and asked him about his experience as a younger neighbour before a big move to London, where he hopes to become a part of the East London Cares crew!

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Improving your mental health: The power of building meaningful connections

Posted by Rachael Treacher on Wednesday 11th May 2022

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week from the 9th-15th May, and this year’s theme is ‘loneliness’. We recently asked four of our younger neighbours – Hanneke, Michael, Hannah, and Caterina – about their motivations to join Liverpool Cares, how they've felt building meaningful connections through our programmes, and how they've overcome their own feelings of loneliness.

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"Liverpool Cares brings me a life"- a chat with Trish

Posted by Alice Taylor on Thursday 28th April 2022

In her latest blog, our Love Your Neighbour Coordinator Alice chats to Trish, we wanted to hear more about Trish’s time with her fellow neighbours at Liverpool Cares, and reflect on the impact getting involved with our programmes has had. Keep on reading for a wonderful snapshot of her experience so far!

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Good tech times ahead: Helping older neighbours in the digital world

Posted by Rachael Treacher on Thursday 31st March 2022

At Liverpool Cares, we’re continuing to support older neighbours with digital technology, helping to improve literacy, confidence and online skills. We’re utilising the digital expertise of our younger neighbour network, creating spaces where older neighbours feel relaxed, supported and connected - both in person and online - and can hang out with their younger neighbours and learn something new over a cup of tea.

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Looking back at 2021 - and all the fun we had!

Posted by Abbie Beckett on Tuesday 1st March 2022

In her last blog of 2021, Social Clubs coordinator Abbie looks back on a year of programmes in Liverpool Cares. 2021 might not be ending the way we’d hoped it would, but we’ve still managed to have fun, connect with new neighbours, and support our community - whilst keeping everyone safe.

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What makes a Love Your Neighbour match?

Posted by Alice Taylor on Tuesday 1st March 2022

In her latest blog, Love Your Neighbour Coordinator Alice spoke to some of our younger neighbours who are a vital part of the Love Your Neighbour programme, to find out more about their unique friendships and their experiences of being matched on the programme.

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Rebuilding the Liverpool Cares network

Posted by Rachael Treacher on Tuesday 1st March 2022

After nearly two years of working from our homes, and feeling physically disconnected from one another, Liverpool Cares are delighted to be back out across Liverpool - connecting with local community groups and organisations in our amazing city, and introducing them to Liverpool Cares in person.

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