There are many community organisations that offer companionship and support in New Malden, a few of which can be found here!

New Malden Over 60s club

The New Malden community over 60’s group meets every Friday at St. James Church Hall. Bodley Road, New Malden from 1pm to 2:30 pm (Doors open at 12:30). All over 60’s are welcome to join for a variety of activities from outstanding entertainment from local musicians, bingo, raffles, and day outings to the coast are organised throughout the summer months. There are even mid-week minibreaks which are organised two or three times a year. New group members are always welcome! Contact Sheila on 0208 949 5118 for further information.

Arthritis Care in New Malden

Meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm in the evening at Alfriston House, Berrylands, Surbiton. Contact: Jocelyn King for further information on 0208 942 6745.

Half Shares

Halfe Shares is a collaborative and supportive group of widows who meet together on the 1st Tuesday of every month to share their experiences, support one another and enjoy a cup of tea or two. Join the group at 1.45-3.15pm at Christ Church Centre, Coombe Rd. For more details contact Lily on 020 8949 1431.

The Cast On Café

Would you like to learn how to knit, need help and advice on a knitting project or just want to socialise with fellow knitters? Then for just £5 and a free drink, you can join other regulars at the Cast On Cafe every Friday in the café at Tudor Williams, High Street, New Malden, from 10am-12 noon. Contact Alison Forrester on 07778 397957.

Saturday Dementia Club in New Malden

2nd Saturday of the month 11am to 2pm in New Malden for people living with dementia, their family and carers, Call 020 8942 8256 and ask for Cathy or Marion or you can send an email to saturdayclub@staywellservices.org

Kingston Association for The Blind

The Kingston Association for the Blind’s Lunch Club meet at The Mefas Hall, rear of Malden Centre, Cocks Crescent, New Malden on the last Thursday of every month 12.30 to 2.30 pm. Whether you’re blind or living with severe sight loss, you’ll be welcome to join the lunch club for companionship, conversation, support and sandwiches. The cost is £3 per person and friends or family are welcome. For further details telephone Kerry at K.A.B. 020 8605 0060.

Stay Well Charity

There’s also the New Malden Stay Well charity, which provides a range of services and support for elderly people in the area. From arts and crafts to IT and computer support, the newly furnished Raleigh House offers a wide range of activities.

We’re keen to promote other New Malden Community Organisations so please let us know of others in the New Malden area.