Purpose The purpose of Wintergreen is to build friendships between isolated pensioners, who live alone without family nearby, during the Winter months.

Services Activities include:
* Discussion with the emphasis on positivity. All members are encouraged to make a contribution, and are equally valued.
* Games - including cards/dominoes/scrabble, jigsaws etc.
* Everyone is on a rota to make tea/coffee
* Occassional trips to the local cafe (where we have a discount)
* Various speakers
* Knitting for a charity
Very little is set in stone, but continuity is valued.
What they do
  • Befriending or mentoring
  • Older People
  • Social groups/clubs
Who they work with
  • Older people 50+
Geographical area coverage Chesterfield, NE Derbyshire,Part(s) of Derbyshire,Open to anyone within travelling distance
Space for Hire No
Opening Times Meet Mondays (November to March) 10.15am - 12.15pm
Eligibility Criteria Group only covers Eckington
Meeting Place Top floor of Eckington Library, Market Street, Eckington (01246 433943).
Service Costs Activities are free, a contribution may be required for functions outside the library. 20p for refreshments.

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