The Silver Line Helpline

Come behind the scenes at our helpline, meet our staff and some of our volunteer Silver Line Friends and Silver Liners.

This film was made possible by The Swiss Re Foundation, Studio Lambert and Envy Post Production.

Sports Relief - Meet Bob

Meet Bob who lost his wife, Cath, to Alzheimer’s after nursing her in the home they shared. To help reach more lonely older people like Bob, please click here.

© Sport Relief

Into the night

Could you give just 30 minutes a week to chat to an older person on the telephone? Find out more here. Cant give your time? By texting ALONE to 70555 and donating £5 you’ll pay for 1 call to our helpline from a lonely older person.

Created by J. Walter Thompson
Creative team: Naz Nazli & Sam Huntley (Director)

The First Silver Line National Conference: Loneliness- Tackling It Together

More than 300 volunteers and professionals joined Silver Line Champions for The First Silver Line National Conference.

Silver Liners - Not alone anymore

A telephone call to The Silver Line Helpline can transform an older person’s life. See the difference it makes for two of our Silver Liners, Bill and Barbara.

Let's make Christmas happier

Text ALONE to 70555 to donate £5 (plus standard network charge) or click here to help us make sure no older person is lonely this Christmas.

A message to social care professionals

Watch our CEO, Sophie Andrews discuss the national launch of The Silver Line  Helpline for older people following a successful pilot.

Tackling Loneliness Case Study: The Silver Line

The team at Campaign to End Loneliness interview our CEO, Sophie Andrews.

To find out more about Sophie, click here.

Introducing The Silver Line Helpline

Come behind the scenes of our national launch with interviews from our founder, Esther Rantzen, our CEO, Sophie Andrews and helpline team.

A big thank you to FidesMedia.

We need to end stigma about loneliness

Our founder, Dame Esther Rantzen talks to NewsTalk Live about the launch of The Silver Line Helpline. To find out more about what we do, click here.

To see all our films, please visit our YouTube channel here.