Welcome to CHEER, your local charity for people over the age of 60 in Elmbridge. We have been serving the local community and changing lives for almost 70 years.


To contact CHEER please telephone, email us, or use the contact form below:

General Enquiries: Sue Croucher: 07895 762100 (Mon,Tues,Wed)
email: administrator@cheer-elmbridge.org.uk

Befriending: Ellie Cardy: 07716 854838 (Tues,Wed,Thurs)
email: befriending@cheer-elmbridge.org.uk

Benefits: Jayne Mather: 07935 732568 (Tues,Wed and Fri)
email: benefits@cheer-elmbridge.org.uk

Events: Irene Belcher: 07732 310907 
email: events@cheer-elmbridge.org.uk

Projects: Charlotte Chatwin: 07395 940282 (Tues and Wed)
email: manager@cheer-elmbridge.org.uk

If you telephone us, we may be busy with a client so please leave a message and your telephone number so we can get back to you.


Contact Us

We Provide...

Help with benefits*

Uniquely, we visit elderly people in their own homes to help with benefits claims

One-to-one befriending

Regular visits by volunteer befrienders

Events to promote social interaction

Older people, carers and volunteers are invited to regular tea parties and other social events


For those living with Parkinson’s disease and their carers

Signposting to other services

Through regular contact with service users we are able to identify unmet needs and make the appropriate links to other services.

*East Elmbridge only: Esher, Oxshott, Thames Ditton, Long Ditton, East and West Molesey, Hinchley Wood, Claygate, Weston Green, Stoke d'Abernon, and Cobham.

Our Services



Tea Parties & Events

Parkinson's Group

Our Values & Ethos


We act with integrity and treat people with respect


We support and help older people to improve their well-being and to engage in the community


We work in partnership with others in the community to reach older people


We are caring, warm and thoughtful in our decision-making



CHEER is financially supported by voluntary contributions, and by grants from Elmbridge Borough Council, Walsingham Care, Walton Charity, the Community Foundation for Surrey, Elmbridge Philanthropy and the Surrey Downs Better Care Fund.

Contact us

Address for correspondence:

Claygate Centre
Elm Road, Claygate
KT10 0EH


 Sue Croucher  - 07895 762100

Irene Belcher - 07732 310907

Charlotte Chatwin - 07395 940282

Charity number 1133482.
Company Registered in England & Wales number 7102376.

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