25%
of Australians experience loneliness

$2.7B
of Australia’s health expenditure each year goes on loneliness related ill health

Premature death, poor physical and mental health, and general dissatisfaction with life has been linked to loneliness

Community Connections Program

The Community Connections Program is a no cost program which provides social support to individuals who are experiencing loneliness and isolation in our communities.

Individuals are supported to establish and maintain meaningful social connections with community, leading to reduced social isolation and increased wellbeing.

Areas of Support

We offer a social bridge to individuals who are isolated and lonely, helping them re-connect with their community and weave lasting relationships. Over time, our team of specialist skilled staff and trained volunteers support each individual to regain a sense of trust, social confidence and autonomy through;

  • Individualised case planning and social navigation
  • Direct opportunities for connection through 1:1 social support
  • Assistance to build social capacity and confidence
  • Supportive and fun group events
  • Phone and video support

You are an Important Part of the Community

Our Approach

5,250
hours of direct support in 2021

18-100+
Supporting people of all ages

18
current phone-based volunteers

45%
of our clients in South West Sydney and 55% in the East

Establish meaningful social connections

If you struggle with the weight of loneliness and would like to join our Sydney-based program, or if you know someone affected by social isolation, please contact us

Get in Touch

Empower us to positively impact more lives

The loneliness epidemic is on the rise. We are stepping up to the challenge and with your help, we can meet the increasing need for support and weave more connections in the community. Your donation will enable our team of specialists to expand the social isolation program and reach more people in need

BECAUSE EVERYONE DESERVES TO KNOW THEY ARE AN IMPORTANT PART OF THE COMMUNITY

Donate Today

News & Stories on Social Isolation

View All News & Stories