Make new friends

Our tea parties are free monthly social groups open to people aged 75 and over. They are a chance for a change of scenery and regular afternoons of conversation and laughter with friends of all ages.

You will even be taken there and home again so don’t need to worry about organising travel.

1. Once a month, on a Sunday

A group of about 10-15 people will gather at a volunteer hosts's home.

2. Volunteer drivers

Collect our older guests from their home and take them to their tea party.

3. Guests share tea, cake, companionship

And a change of scene for an afternoon.

4. Time to go

Our volunteer drivers take older guests safely back home and enjoy a bit of one to one company on the drive home before the next tea party.

Dougie
Age 76

What a difference it's made to me, being part of a social group again. At first, I was a bit nervous about going but everyone's so friendly and it’s great to have conversations with different people. 

I'm not nearly so lonely now. I really love the company. If I had the chance, I would go every day.

How to get started

This service is completely free and our guests aren’t expected to host any events.

1. Apply to join
Applications for our popular social groups for older people right across the UK will open soon.

2. We find a group for you
Your group coordinator will be in touch to explain everything you need to know.

3. Make new friends
Enjoy our monthly social gatherings: we’ll provide transport to and from your event and your hosts will take good care of you.

Contact us

We have teams across the UK and our national office is in London.

Address

Re-engage
2 Grosvenor Gardens
London
SW1W 0DH

Freephone:

0800 716543

Office phone:

020 7240 0630