Mildenhall LifeLink

“The potential impact of LifeLink in supporting people whose circumstances have left them lonely and isolated cannot be overstated... Councillor Margaret MarksMildenhall LifeLink supports those living in and around the town by aiming to connect people to the many social activities, clubs and groups that are on offer in the community.

Mildenhall LifeLink includes:

  • up to six sessions with your LifeLink Coordinator, after the initial meeting
  • access to the Mildenhall LifeLink drop-in providing an opportunity to meet other like-minded people
  • build your own personal action plan around what is important to you.

Open to anyone over 16

You can get involved in something they have an interest in and would enjoy.

There are a range of benefits which include:

  • improved mental health and wellbeing
  • meeting new people and developing new friendships
  • feeling healthier and fitter
  • learning new skills
  • opportunities for volunteering and employment.

Where you can find us

Our coordinators usually meet participants at Abbeycroft Leisure Centre which is at the College Heath Road Council offices site. Sometimes we have outreach sessions in other locations nearby. The time and place for each session is decided between the coordinator and the participant.

Activities

Activities can include:

  • debt and benefits advice
  • volunteering opportunities within Mildenhall
  • health and fitness groups, such as walking, cycling and dance
  • support groups
  • arts and culture groups
  • history groups
  • sports clubs and activities.

Mildenhall LifeLink is free

However, some of the groups and clubs that you might like to get involved in may have a small charge. But this can be discussed at your meeting with your LifeLink Coordinator.

How to get involved

Mildenhall LifeLink Coordinators are Amba Keeble and Rob Jones.

  • For queries and verbal referrals call 07773 046836 or 07971 534462
  • Generic email, queries, referrals and referral forms to be sent to mildenhall-lifelink@westsuffolk.gov.uk
  • If you cannot complete a referral form online, print off, complete and post a PDF referral to: Kim Barnes-Clark, LifeLink, West Suffolk Council, West Suffolk House, Western Way, Bury St Edmunds IP33 3YU.

Mildenhall LifeLink serves patients registered at Market Cross, Reynard and White House surgeries.