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Age UK Camden - Information and Advice

Age UK Camden has an Information and Advice team for older people 50+ and their friends, neighbours and carers who live in the borough of Camden.

We have a range of qualified advice workers, a range of dedicated and experienced volunteers.

We run a holistic advice service, providing information and advice on a wide range of issues. This means that when you come to see us we will ask you questions about how you are living, what help you need, and will look at all the help you need and not just focus on one issue.

We can help with

•  Benefit checks
•  Benefit Claims and appeals
•  Debt advice, intervention and negotiation with creditors
• Housing issues include housing disrepair, housing move and applications.


We help people with access to social care and health services and assist clients when things are not going so well with these services.

We help people access social activities, community groups and organisation in their area and we help them to find accessible local transport, and apply for items such as Freedom passes and Taxi cards.

We have a small grants fund for essential items such as bedding, furniture and white goods

We can give advice in Somali, Sylheti and Bengali, with advisors who speak these languages.

Address:
Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9NA
Umbrella org:
Age UK Camden
Contact name:
Harriet Ingham
Job title:
Information & Advice Manager
Telephone:
020 7839 3777
Fax:
020 7383 2550
Opening times:
Information line - Mon - Fri, 10am - 4pm. Appointments booked Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri
Who is it for:
Older people who live in Camden, and their carers
Languages:
English, Syhleti, Bengali, Somali, French, Spanish
Disabled access:
Yes
Charges:
Free advice, advocacy and information
How to apply:
Call advice line or drop in to above address
Buses:
168, 91, 68, 59, 91
Train/tube:
Russell Square (tube), Kings Cross / Euston (tube and train)
Parking:
Disabled parking by arrangement
Sector:
Voluntary

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