Welcome to Age UK Essex

Age UK Essex are a local charity who provide essential support to those over 50 in Essex. From Home Help to Befriending, Toenail Cutting to Advocacy, find out more about the services we provide and how you can access them.

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Information and Advice line:

01245 346 106 01245 346 106

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How we can help

Home Help service

The Home Help team deliver a range of different services including general housework, weekly shopping and collecting prescriptions for you.

Information and Advice

The Age UK Essex Information and Advice service is a free and confidential service for anyone aged 50 or over, their family, friends, professionals or carers.

Toenail Cutting

The Age UK Essex mobile toenail cutting clinics help people in later life to look after their toenails. All our trimmers are trained by the NHS Podiatry Service.

Make a donation

We need to raise £500,000 each year to be able to meet the demand for our services. Every penny you donate stays in Essex and helps those in your local community.

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Age Organisational Quality Standards

Our Awards

We are proud to have achieved the Organisational Quality Standards for local Age UKs in England, which recognise the high standard of our performance as an organisation.

Find out more about the Age UK Organisational Quality Standards