Can a neighbourhood approach to loneliness contribute to people's well-being?

This report evaluates JRF and JRHT's Neighbourhood approaches to loneliness programme. It:

  • highlights that good practice requires skilled staff who are able to communicate effectively and provide pastoral support to volunteers;
  • reveals how community researchers changed because of their involvement in the programme;
  • demonstrates where was wide community impact; and
  • shares wider lessons from taking a neighbourhood approach.