Laura Rouhan is the co-founder and general manager of friends for good. She has a background community development which spans over 15 years. Laura also manages a local neighbourhood house in the Western suburbs of Melbourne.
Throughout Laura's work with people she heard a lot of people talking about being lonely
Some were well connected and well resourced individuals that they were not getting enough social connection. This sparked an idea.
She thought hey ‘’Let’s do something about this! '' Why not us!?”
Friends for Good was Established in 2016. Its mission is to ‘’Free people from loneliness’’
In this episode, we talked about the ...
Stigma around loneliness
What are the causes of loneliness?
How to get involved
Check out the website
Print a flier and put somewhere
Talk to people about loneliness
Communities of practice