We replace loneliness with happiness and friendship

Surrey Heath Age Concern (SHAC) is an independent, local charitable incorporated organisation (CIO) working in the borough of Surrey Heath.

All residents of the Borough can request help directly or through referral by local Social Prescribers from both the NHS and local authorities. Our charity currently consists of 7 trustees, 5 part-time staff, and approximately 112 volunteers.

We are funded by grants from Surrey Heath Borough Council, grants from other organisations, legacies from local residents, charitable donations from local businesses and individuals, and income from The Rainbow Café. We have an active fundraising team.

Our Stories

Discover how Befriending helps

Join Events

Join in, make friends, enjoy life

Our aims and objectives

We try to make our services low-cost or free to give access to all

Enhancing lives

Providing services that enhance the lives of older people in Surrey Heath

Our Trustees & Patron

Meet the team working to give Surrey Heath residents a better life

Best known as the “Green Goddess”, Diana Moran B.E.M. introduced the UK to fitness in the 80s – and hasn’t stopped since. Diana Moran is a broadcaster, author, and fitness expert. She is a regular commentator across all broadcast networks. Diana was awarded the British Empire Medal in 2019.

During the pandemic she was brought back to the screens by BBC Television to provide help and advice to remain healthy for those self-isolating at home.  Diana was concerned for those people who may be left behind. ‘Keep Fit and Carry On’ is her motto and she has created a site http://www.keepfitandcarryon.com to share the latest information, health tips and her own workouts.  During the lockdown, she produced her own DVD – ‘Keep Fit And Carry On’. Her previous video was EasiFit – Ease into Fitness featuring her trademark ‘EasiFit’ exercises. 

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