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Advice Service

The Age NI Advice and Advocacy Service offers free, independent and confidential support to older people, their families and carers on a range of issues.

Issues can include:

  • Welfare benefits
  • Community care
  • Residential and nursing care
  • Housing and health

The Age NI team also provides advocacy support to people
experiencing difficulties:

  • Negotiating the health and social care system
  • Accessing appropriate levels of community care
  • Dealing with issues relating to residential and nursing care
  • Those who have experienced or are at risk of abuse

Download our leaflet

Age NI - Advice and Advocacy leaflet (PDF 1MB)

Contact the Advice & Advocacy Service

Our freephone advice line is available by calling 0808 808 7575 from
8.00am to 7.00pm, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

You can also use our contact form or email us at

Further information


Our Information guides are short and easy to digest, giving a comprehensive overview of the relevant topic. Information sheets and factsheets are longer with more detail, and are aimed at professionals.

You can download other guides in our series from publications

For more information: Call Age NI Advice: 0808 808 7575