Connect More

The COVID-19 pandemic has emphasised just how important it is for us to to stay connected with friends and family and the people around us.  Find information on ways to stay connected and find out about support available from local organisations.

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Support to connect

It’s important to our health and wellbeing to feel connected to others and we all need a certain amount of social interaction with other people.  On this page you will find lots of links to organisations and trusted sources of information that can help you to connect more with others.

If you would like to join others on a local walk in Hounslow visit our community health walks page.

If you are feeling cut off from other people and would like some support there is some very helpful information on things you can do and support groups and helplines available on the Every Mind Matters Loneliness page.

Staying connected

Social connections are really important. Watch this short video from Every Mind Matters on how you can improve your social connections.

Looking after your mental health

Well-known charity Mind also has a local website for people in Hounslow and surrounding boroughs with information on things you can do to look after your mental wellbeing.

If you are experiencing anxiety and feeling like you need support then The West London Trust Single Point of Access (SPA) is a 24/7 helpline which provides telephone-based support and access to urgent care and treatment for people in a mental health crisis.

MECC LINK also has both local and national organisations who are able to support adults, parents and children and young people needing support.

Do something now

If you are concerned about your mental health then why not try the Mind Plan tool. The Mind Plan tool provides simple actions you can take to help you to improve your mental health.

Get your own free Mind Plan
Local organisations

Many of our partner organisations in Hounslow are offer advice and support around connecting more with others:

Healthwatch Hounslow are offering information and signposting, and guidance and support to residents worried about the current outbreak of COVID19, through Whatsapp and Zoom.

Hounslow Wellbeing Network have a range of different activities that they run each month, from walks to days out and sessions to connect with other people.

Let’s Go Outside and Learn Let’s Go Outside and Learn CIC connects local communities with the nature on their doorstep. They introduce people to the natural environment, show the benefits of improved health and wellbeing that spending time outdoors offers, and bring people together to make new friends.

Speak Out in Hounslow offer information and support for those with learning disabilities on general advice, how to cope and staying safe during COVID19.

Heston West Big Local are supporting local residents who are self isolating with picking up groceries, medicines and a friendly phone call.

The Hounslow Community Information Guide provides guidance to all of the voluntary and community groups across the borough providing support, advice and important services to residents.

If you live locally in the Feltham Community which includes Feltham, Hanworth, Bedfont and Sunbury have stepped up and are working together to try and help those in need across their community during the COVID19 crisis.  Visit their website for more details.