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 claims and appeals
Debt advice, intervention and negotiation with creditors
Housing issues include housing disrepair, housing move and applications
Support on planning for the future (Wills, funerals and Lasting Power of Attorney)
Signposting and referrals to other services and organisations
Access to social care and health services and assist clients when things are not going so well with these services
Accessing social activities, community groups and organisation in their area, finding accessible local transport, and applying Freedom passes and Taxi cards
Small grants fund for essential items such as bedding, furniture and white goods
Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9NA
Age UK Camden
Information line: Mon-Fri 10am-4pm. Appointments booked Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri
Who is it for:
People over 55 who live in Camden, and their carers
English, Syhleti, Bengali, Somali, French
Free advice, information and signposting
How to apply:
Call the Information line, email as above or drop in to above address
168, 91, 68, 59, 91, 10
Russell Square (tube), Kings Cross / Euston (tube and train)
Disabled parking by arrangement