Referral agents are health professionals, Pharmacist’s, Community Service Workers, Social Workers, Allied Health professionals (such as physios and dietitians), GP’s Mental Health clinicians, Charities, Carers, Friends & Family that refer a client, patient or loved one to the Social Connections Program based on the social prescribing models.
Are local voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations that agree to accept a referral from the Peer Connector.
What is the Social Connections Program?
Our FREE Social Connections Program pairs you with a Peer Connector. A Peer Connector is someone who will listen to your social needs. They ask questions about your interests and hobbies to help develop a plan and provide you with the right support to help you connect to your community. Once you have a plan, the Peer Connectors support you to start and continue it.
Becoming a Social Connections committed organisation
By taking the pledge your organisation will be proudly displayed as part of the Social Connections Website. Demonstrating your organisations level of commitment to improving social connectedness and reducing social isolation and loneliness in your local area.
What is Social Connections Program?
Being apart of the Social Connections Program will provide you with the support to help you engage into community based upon your interests, goals, and social needs, build your self-confidence and empower self-management skills. Start your journey by connecting with a Peer Connector today.
Community Services & Resources
A range of different community services and resources have been gathered to help you engage with the community initiatives in your area.