If you have a website you wish to see added to the list or find that a link below is broken please email Age UK Barnet

Social Care Connect - Barnet Council's one stop shop for adult social care.

Abilitynet - a national charity that can adapt and adjust technology making it easier for disabled adults and children use computers and the internet.

Action on Elder Abuse - a national charity providing information and guidance to older people and anyone concerned that an older person is being abused.

Action Fraud - the UK's national fraud reporting centre. This service is run by the National Fraud Authority - the Government agency that helps to coordinate the fight against fraud in the UK.

Advocacy in Barnet - a Barnet charity offering free independent and confidential advocacy service to all people over the age of 18 giving you a voice and a choice with community and health services.

Age UK- the national charity and umbrella body encompassing all local Age Concern and Age UK charities.

Alzheimer's Society - this link takes you to the Barnet branch of this national charity for people with Alzehimer's.

Barnet Asian Old People's Association (BAOPA)  - this local charity provides for the leisure and social welfare of elderly persons of Asian Origin.

Barnet Care and Repair Agency - A service for vulnerable older people and adults or children with disabilities living in the private sector. They assist you to complete adaptations or repairs to your home to enable independent living.

Barnet Carers Centre - a charity supporting and advising carers in the London Borough of Barnet.

Barnet Council

Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust

Barnet Furniture Centre - a local charity that recycles furniture. Donate your unwanted furniture and/or homewares or buy second hand from them.

Barnet Multicultural Community Centre comprises of three independent community groups, the Barnet Asian Old People's Association (BAOPA), the Barnet African Caribbean Association (BACA) and Barnet Somali Community Group (BSCG). The centre aims to promote and develop opportunities for and participation of disadvantaged people, and to work towards a better understanding between different cultural groups.

BBC WebWise - a useful online guide to using a computer.  Beginners guides, information and advice and how to keep safe online.

Blue Badge Scheme - an important service for people with severe mobility problems that enables badge holders to park close to where they need to go.

Cancer Research UK

Care Quality Commission - the regulatory body which inspects and reports on care services and councils. The Care Quality Commission provide information about care services available in your area. You can get advice about how to decide what the right service is for you, and what to look for when choosing a care service.

Cinnamon Trust, The - a national charity for the elderly, the terminally ill and their pets.

Citizens Advice Bureau - advice on your rights and responsibilities and find Citizens Advice Bureau nearest you.

CommUNITY Barnet - supports, promotes and coordinates an effective voluntary and community sector in the borough of Barnet.

Community Focus - a multi-arts centre based in Barnet that encourages people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to access and participate in the arts.

Dementia Club UK - aims to provide people with Dementia and their carer with information, gentle exercise and fun activities in a social atmosphere with cups of tea and coffee and lovely cakes. Professional speakers will attend the sessions and also a GP and nurse attend most sessions to answer any medical concerns.

Diabetes UK - Barnet voluntary group - a charity for people with diabetes.

Dial-a-Ride - if you're disabled and can't use public transport, try Dial-a-Ride. It's free, door-to-door, and great for getting out and about.

Disability Action in the borough of Barnet (DAdB)- a charity providing accessible services for disabled people living or working in the borough.

Energy Saving Trust- a national organisation providing information and advice on how to improve energy efficiency.

Equality and Human Rights Commission

Farsophone Association in Britain - this organisation supports Iranians and Persian speaking individuals and families.

First Stop - provides information on housing and care options, getting the support older people are entitled to and gives advice on paying for care.

Freedom Pass - provided by your local borough councils to give older and disabled Londoners free travel on almost all public transport in London.

Friend in Need (FIN) - provides a range of services for older people and their carers living in the New and East Barnet areas. They also have a shopping scheme covering all of Barnet.

Funeral Costs Help - personal website and blog set up by an older person that aims to offer impartial advice about arranging funerals and associated costs. Information and advice is also available on the Age UK national website Age UK what to do when someone dies

Get Safe Online - a joint initiative between the Government, law enforcement, leading businesses and the public sector. Their aim is to provide computer users and small businesses with free, independent, user-friendly advice that will allow them to use the internet confidently, safely and securely.

Healthwatch Barnet - Healthwatch Barnet is part of a national network, led by Healthwatch England. It is there to give patients and users of health and social care services a voice locally and nationally. 

Independent Age - a charity giving information and advice for older people, their families and carers, focusing on social care, welfare benefits and befriending services.

JAMI - The Jewish Association for the Mentally Ill

Jewish Care - this charity operate centres and services within the London Borough of Barnet.

Leisure Services - Barnet has a number of leisure centres across the borough. Concessionary rates are available for those that meet set criteria.

London Older People's Strategies Group (LOPSG) - an umbrella forum for older people’s organisations and individuals. It engages with the Mayor of London on older people's issues.

Middlesex Association for the Blind - this charity provides services to blind and partially sighted people in nine London Boroughs, including Barnet.

Mind in Barnet - a charity that gives information on mental health provision in Barnet. It also provides day services, advocacy, befriending, counselling, information and advice services.

National Council for Palliative Care - a charity that helps people with life threatening and life limiting conditions receive the palliative care they need.

NHS Choices - this NHS website aims to gives all the information you need to make choices about your health.

Older Adults Partnership Board is a multi agency group set up to improve the health and well-being of older adults (aged 65+ years), and oversee and plan the health and social care services available to them in Barnet.

PhonepayPlus is the organisation that regulates phone-paid services in the UK. These are the premium rate goods and services that you can buy by charging the cost to your phone bill and pre-pay account.

Retired & Senior Volunteer Programme

Royal Association for Deaf People

Safeguarding adults 

Samaritans North London - confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide - Available 24 hours.

Seniors Discounts - 50 plus, 60 plus and senior citizens discount and money saving website.

TaxHelp for Older People - a charity providing free tax advice to people over 60 on low incomes (less than £15,000 a year).

Think Jessica - an organisation aiming to raise awareness of the dangers of scam mail and provide support to those who need help.

Winter Fuel Payment - for information and application forms to claim the payment.

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