Keeping older people safe and independent (Community Connections Lewisham)
What to do in an emergency
In an emergency always call 999. Community Connections Lewisham is not an emergency service.
About the service
It is a single point of contact with the various services and organisations in Lewisham that help older people stay safe and independent.
Who the service is for
Adults in Lewisham who need help with:
health and wellbeing
social inclusion and decreased isolation
fire safety and wider home security issues
personal safety and security
IT support and digital inclusion
accessing community transport schemes.
Who can make a referral
People who can make a referral include:
you can refer yourself
relatives and friends of older people
professionals working with older people and vulnerable adults.
How to refer
The quickest way to refer yourself or another person is by calling the CCL Helpline on 0330 0583 464. This is open Monday-Friday from 9:30am–4pm (except on Thursdays when it closes at 1pm).
Alternatively, you can fill in an online referral form on the CCL website.