The Good Neighbour Scheme for Mill Hill and Burnt Oak is a registered charity, no. 1130578, and we are proud to be able to say that we have served our community for over 30 years.
VOLUNTEERS SOCIAL 23 SEPTEMBER
The trustees and staff of the Good Neighbour Scheme warmly invite all volunteers to a Social Evening on Friday 23 September at 7.30pm at the Church of the Annunciation, Thirleby Road, Burnt Oak, HA8 0HQ. Come and meet others who volunteer for the GNS, hear about its activities during the past year and plans for the future. Enjoy good company and a good buffet.
FILM AFTERNOON 28 SEPTEMBER
Our film afternoon in September features a brilliant Hollywood comedy starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Mattheau in what has been described as a "comic masterclass".
As usual it will be held at Trinity Church, 100 The Broadway, Mill Hill, NW7 3TB. Doors open at 2pm, the film starting at 2.15. Light refreshments will be served during the afternoon.
No admission will be charged but donations would be welcomed.
QUEEN'S 90TH BIRTHDAY PARTY
Jeanette organized a lovely trip to the Dutch Nursery in Potters Bar.
We hired a 30 seater coach to take a group of our members for a cream a tea and a chance to have a look around the nursery. An enjoyable afternoon was had by one and all.
Many thanks to Jeanette, Loraine and the staff and volunteers for all their efforts.
SUPPORTING OLDER PEOPLE IN MILL HILL AND BURNT OAK
The Good Neighbour Scheme for Mill Hill and Burnt Oak enables volunteers to provide neighbourly support to elderly and disabled people living in Mill Hill and Burnt Oak in the Borough of Barnet.
Our services address the issues of fragility, loneliness, the moving away of children from the area and bereavement.
The next clinics are on: 29 July, 16 Sep, 7 Oct and 4 Nov. Call the Good Neighbour Scheme office for a referral and advice on how to make an appointment. The cost per session is £20, well below the commercial rate. Click here for the dates of all the clinics for 2016.
We have listed all our contact numbers, which includes a 24 hour answerphone, on the site (on the Contact Us page) as well as a contact form (on the Contact Form page) if you prefer to send a message to the Good Neighbour Scheme's email.
The outcomes of our services include the growth of considerable social capital , through the good relationships formed among our clients and also between them and volunteers and staff.
Most of our volunteers are retired themselves and volunteering for the Scheme gives them a sense of purpose and well being. Click here for more information if you are interested in becoming a volunteer.
We currently have nearly 200 clients who use our services and at least 50% are over the age of 80. Do call us if you feel we can be of help to you or one of your family or a friend.