Useful Contacts & Links

Age UK  -  Support, information and advice for older people through their free National Helplines:

0800 169 6565                                     www.ageuk.org.uk

0845 125 9732 - Scotland                     www.ageuk.org.uk/scotland

08000 223 444 - Wales                         www.ageuk.org.uk/cymru

0808 808 7575 - Ireland                        www.ageuk.org.uk/northern-ireland

 

Independent Age -  Support, advice and information for older people

0845 262 1863                                     www.independentage.org

 

GOV.UK -  Government services and information

                                                             www.gov.uk

 

Carers Direct Helpline -  Free, confidential information and advice for carers

0808 802 0202                                     www.carersuk.org

 

CRUSE Bereavement Care -  Bereavement support, advice and information           

0844 477 9400                                    www.cruse.org.uk

 

NHS Direct - Health advice and information service           

Tel - 111                                               www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk

 

Citizens Advice Bureau -  Confidential and impartial advice service

08444 111 444                                    www.citizensadvice.org.uk

0808 800 9060                                    www.cas.org.uk (Scotland)

08444 772020                                     www.citizensadvice.org.uk (Cymru)

                                                           www.citizensadvice.co.uk/get advice (Northern Ireland)

 

Elderly Accommodation Council -  Free information and advice about care and housing for older people

0800 377 7070                                    www.firststopadvice.org.uk

 

Money Advice Service -  Free, unbiased advice on finances

0300 500 5000                                    www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk

 

Disability Benefits Helpline -  Advice and information on benefits

0845 712 3456                                    dcpu.customer-services@dwp.gsi.gov.uk (for DLA)

                                                          attendance.allowanceenquiries@dwp.gsi.gov.uk (for AA)

 

Winter Fuel Payments Helpline -  Make a claim, get advice or update your details

0845 915 1515

 

Energy Saving Advice Service -  Free help and advice for saving energy in your home

0300 123 1234