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Dementia Friends photo

There are currently around 850,000 people in the UK with dementia. Dementia Friends is a programme led by the Alzheimer’s Society to change people’s perceptions of dementia and to create dementia-friendly communities.

Sutton Befrienders walking groups

Our new sociable walking groups set up by Sutton Befrienders are to help people in the community get active, have fun and enjoy the benefits of walking in a safe and friendly group.

Andrew and Sue Childs

Andrew and Sue met volunteering in 1971 and have just celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary!

Call Catch up Connect

We at Volunteer Centre Sutton are thrilled to announce that we've been awarded a Big Lottery Fund grant to develop our work to support those who are socially excluded in the London Borough of Sutton.