Altrincham-based charity The Counselling and Family Centre (CFC) has been awarded a "generous" grant by Home Instead Charities.
The grant will enable CFC to continue its work preventing isolation and loneliness in older adults across the community.
CFC holds a weekly senior support group in its welcoming café lounge in Stamford Park, offering activities for older people such as allotment projects, art and mindfulness.
At least one in four older adults experience some mental disorder, such as depression, anxiety or dementia.
The grant will help expand the group's reach and keep older people connected to their community, giving attendees the chance to explore local gardens, houses, museums, and engage in group activities and exercise.
Home Instead Altrincham encouraged the CFC community group to apply for the grant, having been inspired by its values which both organisations share: promoting socialisation, stimulation and meaningful connections amongst older people.
Jo Allen, CEO of CFC, said: “We are so grateful for the donation - thank you once again. Funds can be so hard to come by and to be supported by local business means a great deal to us.”
Alan Savage, owner of Home Instead Altrincham, added: "It’s so important that we don’t forget about older people in the community who perhaps don’t have the chance to see people often and keep themselves stimulated.
"I am excited that this grant application was successful and that the services of CFC’s support group have been strengthened further. I am confident that our relationship will enable us to continue making a profound difference in the lives of our ageing adults together.”