East London Cares is no longer operational – this website is for information only

From 2019 to 2023, East London Cares connected older and younger neighbours to reduce loneliness and bridge intergenerational polarisation

The impact we made

For four years, we worked to nurture socially connected communities in which people felt less lonely, more united and that they belong

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And we helped inspire a movement of people building community across the UK through simple relationships and a proactive approach

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We closed in November 2023 with a proud legacy, hope in the future and a sense of what's possible

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Speaking to Tony

by East London Cares

East London Cares younger neighbour, Rosanna, celebrates her two year friendship with Tony, who she was matched with through our Love Your Neighbour programme.

What The Tech March 22

Tackling tech troubles

by East London Cares

In this blog we hear from Anna, our Volunteer and outreach coordinator, on the challenges and successes of getting neighbours online.


Spotlight on Social Clubs

by East London Cares

We’re looking for a new Social Clubs Coordinator to join the East London Cares family, so we wanted to share some highlights from our Social Clubs so far and tell you all about the enormous difference they make to older and younger neighbours across our community.