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Lily

Information about our LILY directory

What is Lily?

A banner explaining that LILY is changing from 1 July 2018 to include everyone over 18

From 1 July 2018, our Lily service expanded to include everyone over 18, not just those in later years.

Lily provides a comprehensive range of support in west Norfolk to combat loneliness and social isolation in adults of all ages. The project is linked to the 'No Lonely Day' initiative, and encourages our residents to develop friendships and engage in their local communities.

Lily will also have a strong focus on community development, by:

  • helping groups to arrange activities and encouraging volunteering
  • providing community events and onsite information sessions
  • providing support for employers, schools, and colleges

Accessing Lily

You can access Lily in a variety of ways:

  • the Lily online directory
  • by telephoning 01553 616200
  • at community groups, locations and events
  • home visits from a Lily Advisor

Why use the Lily online directory?

The Lily online directory lists organisations, services and activities that help people to live healthy, active and independent lives. It is expanding to include more and more information relevant to adults of all ages.

Topics include:

  • volunteering
  • what's going on in the region
  • clubs and activities
  • travel and mobility
  • money matters
  • staying safe
  • caring for someone
  • services and accommodation for anyone needing higher levels of care
  • local news
  • dementia

You can search the site by:

  • category
  • key words
  • location
  • via the sites pre-populated quick links

Visit our Lily directory

How else can you access Lily?

You can also access Lily information at community groups, locations and events, or via a home visit by a Lily Advisor.

Community groups, locations and events

Lily Advisors are available to attend local groups, locations and events, for example:

  • luncheon clubs
  • community centres
  • local forums
  • schools
  • colleges
  • in the workplace

To request a Lily Advisor to come along to your event, or find out where they'll be in attendance, please telephone 01553 616200 and ask for the Lily Coordinator. Or email asklily@west-norfolk.gov.uk

You can also find the locations on the 'Lily in your community' page of the Lily online directory.

If you would like your own event or organisation to be included on the directory, please get in touch.

Home visits

Trained Lily Advisors are available to visit you if required. They have mobile IT equipment and can help you search the Lily directory. They can also make referrals if needed. 

Lily Advisors can provide up to five visits in your home or at a community location.

Lily Advisors will work with clients to consider how engaging with the community can support their health and wellbeing.

To request a home visit please telephone 01553 616200 and ask for the Lily Coordinator. Or email asklily@west-norfolk.gov.uk.