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Need help and advice? We work in a very flexible, person centred way with older people, families and carers to find solutions to regain and/or maintain independence.

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Information and Advice

Do you have a problem and don’t know how to solve it? We can help. No matter how minor or major you feel your problem is, talk to us, we can help you find the information you are looking for to help you solve your problem.

Social Groups

We have set up a variety of friendship and activity groups for people aged 50+ around Carmarthenshire. For more information, please check out our timetable on the website.

How you can get involved

Free Home Energy Checks

Age Cymru Sir Gar are offering free home energy check for older people of Carmarthenshire who are finding it difficult to keep their homes warm.

 

What happens during the checks?

A thorough assessment of the older person’s heating patternsand insulation.

Installing simple energy efficiency equipment, such as draught excluders around doors and windows, and radiator panels.

Giving some key tips and advice and distributing relevant information guides on how to keep warm and save energy.

 

Volunteering

We rely on volunteers to help us provide all out services whether it's helping people fill out benefit forms to doing small jobs around the house. It's a great way to spend a few hours a week and help someone whose in need.

LATEST NEWS

  • Award from the High Sheriff of Dyfed

    We received a prestigious community award from the High Sheriff of Dyfed, Professor Medwin Hughes, who is also Deputy Lord Lieutenant.

    We were one of 20 community groups represented at a community awards night staged at the Halliwell Centre at Trinity College, University of Wales Trinity St David, in Carmarthen recently.
    “It was a massive honour for the charity to be invited to the community awards night,” said Ann Dymock, Chief Officer of Age Cymru Sir Gar. “Trustees joined me in representing the charity and the award marked the role of the charity in the wider community of Carmarthenshire and particular praise was directed at our hard-working staff and volunteers.” 

    High Sheriff Mr Hughes said he was delighted to be able to recognise the contributions made by charities and community groups in the three counties of Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion & Pembrokeshire.

    He added: “Volunteers in Dyfed give of their time without asking for anything in return. They have a passion for helping others and do so much in helping build on our community spirit. They are inspirational.” 

  • New Law Solicitors

    NewLaw Solicitors are offering free 30 minute advice sessions here at our offices on MONDAY 5 DECEMBER - drop in or make an appointment.  They are able to advise on Wills, Trusts, Funding for Care, LPAs, Estate/Tax planning, Protection of Assets, Estate Administration and Court of Protection & Deputyship.

  • Shelter Cymru

    Shelter Cymru will be visiting the Age Cymru Sir Gar offices every other Monday to give advice on housing issues. If you interested please contact the office to make an appointment.

     

  • Tax help for Older People

    Age Cymru Sir Gar work in partnership with Tax Help for Older People to offer those close to 60 or over with a gross income of up to £20,000 or thereabouts and living in Carmarthenshire the opportunity to access free tax advice at our office in Trostre, Llanelli.

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