City Wellbeing and Social Support

Local wellbeing and social support for City of London Square Mile residents

The City of London provides services to reduce social isolation among City of London residents, while also encouraging residents to live and age well through a range of services providing support, specialist information and advice. This is called the Reach out Network.

What does the City of London Square Mile mean?
The City of London Square Mile refers to the specific area traditionally known as the ‘Square Mile’ or ‘The City’, which contains the financial district and the historic centre of London. This is an area that stretches from Aldgate to Temple and up to the Barbican.

Reach Out Network

City Wellbeing

Formerly known as City 50+, The Wellbeing Service has an outreach worker who can offer residents the following:

• support and assistance on housing and social care issues
• advice on benefits, pensions, debt and money management
• social, cultural and leisure activities and community volunteering opportunities

To speak to an outreach worker or to arrange a confidential meeting contact:
Helena Toms
020 7392 2987 / 07432 736495

City Memory Group

A friendly, informal group for people concerned about their memory. Exercise your memory by:
• participating in gardening, musical events, crafts, painting, quizzes, history talks, gentle exercise and much more

• joining the weekly social group
• coming along to outings of interest – drinks and light refreshments are provided


Madhumita Bose-Thomas, Group Coordinator
07815 688 335 or call 020 3857 8668

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City Carers Service

Do you look after someone? 

If you’re looking after a friend or family member who is an adult and has a disability of health condition, a mental health need, who misuses drugs or alcohol or who is elderly, Carers Network can help you. We offer:

• support to manage your caring role and balance it with other things in your life
information and advice on your rights and services
• a chance to meet other carers at support groups

The Carers Network has a dedicated website for the City Carers Service, where you will find regular updates about events, opportunities and other general advice.


07980 744511

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