Resources


Useful Contacts and Numbers

Age UK – for older people, their families, friends and carers

  • Call 0800 055 6112
  • Helpline open: every day of the year, 8am to 7pm

Independent Age – for older people, including advice about care, money and health

  • Call 0800 319 6789
  • Helpline open: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 6.30pm
  • Email: advice@independentage.org

The Silver Line – for older people

  • Call 0800 4 70 80 90
  • Helpline open: every day of the year, 24 hours a day

Carers Direct – for carers


Carers UK – for carers

  • Call 0800 808 7777
  • Helpline open: Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm

AdviceUK - For Independent service providers

  • National support network of independent advice providers across England and Wales.
  •  Tel: 0300 777 0107

Equality Advisory Support Service - For issues relating to equality and human rights

  • Tel: 0808 800 0082 
  • Textphone: 0808 800 0084

Scope National - charity offering support, information and advice to help disabled people have the same rights as everyone else.

  •  Tel: 0808 800 3333 

Relatives and Residents Association - For Relatives and Residents

  • tel: 0207 359 8148