Welcome to Age UK Oldham

 

We are a local independent charity whose aim is to make later life a fulfilling experience.

Raising money locally to spend on services for older people in the Oldham area.

We're here to help!

Welcome to Age UK Oldham!
Thanks for visiting our website. Age UK Oldham is a local independent charity whose aim is to make later life a fulfilling experience.
We raise money locally to spend on services for older people in Oldham.
Call us on 0161 633 0213 to speak to a member of staff who will be happy to help youThanks for visiting our website. Age UK Oldham is a local independent charity whose aim is to make later life a fulfilling experience.We are a local independent charity whose aim is to make later life fulfilling...!

 

Call us on 0161 633 0213 and speak to a member of staff who will be happy to help

or email us at info@ageukoldham.org.uk and we'll get back to you.

 


What we do at Age UK Oldham

Information and Advice

Our Information and Advice Service offers help and advice for everyone over 50 and their carers, on a wide range of issues.

Services and Support

We offer wide ranging services for older people from Handy Van to Shopping Service, Lunch Clubs to Excercise Classes

Money Matters

A range of products and services for the over 50s to help you plan for later life including insurance, energy and funeral plans

How you can support us

Volunteering

Find out how you could make a huge difference for older people in our communities by volunteering with Age UK Oldham

Donations

Your gift will ensure that we can continue to provide companionship, advice and support to older people and their loved ones

Our shops

Our shops are a vital source of funding. You can help too by donating clothes, books, bric-a-brac and furniture.

News and Campaigns

  • Christmas Parties at George Street Chapel

    Looking for a festive venue with a difference for your company or family Christmas party?  Make your celebrations sparkle this year at the unique George Street Chapel!  Our festive parties provide a delicious 3 course meal, glass of prosecco and entertainment from our fantastic DJ.

    applications to be voted on at the event has been extended until 19th October and we are pushing attendance at the event now to make sure we’ve got a good audience!  
    People are invited to come to the event and light lunch will be provided.  Help with transport is available The deadline applications to be voted on at the event has been extended until 19th October and we are pushing attendance at the event now to make sure we’ve got a good audienc

    More information

  • 1 Million Minutes - Get Involved

    We're are asking people to pledge 15 minutes to 120 minutes of their time to help an older person who is chronically lonely or in isolation, and help us reach the goal of 1 million minutes in total.

    Smart meters will be offered to every home across Great Britain between now 2020 at no extra charge.
    They replace the traditional meters that we have in our homes and will enable you to see how much gas and electricity you are using in pounds and pence.Smart meters will be offered to every home across Great Britain between now 2020 at no extra charge.They replace the traditional meters that we have in our homes and will enable you to see how much gas and electricity you are using in pounds and pence. 

    Learn more

  • Get Involved! The Big Knit is back

    Get out your needles, start knitting and help us raise money to keep older people warm this winter with Age UK and innocent's Big Knit 2016. Find out more about how these little hats can help....

    banks and building societies better consider the needs of older people and to become more ‘age-friendlyBanks and building societies should consider the needs of older people to become more ‘age-friendly’.

    Find out more

  • Keeping warm and healthy this winter

    Cold weather can be a worry in later life but with a little preparation older people can stay healthy, safe and comfortable as possible in winter. We've got information and advice that should keep you warm & well this winter.

    Help Age UK beat the Big Bag Challenge this November to combat loneliness
    Donating at least one bag of good quality items you no longer need to your local Age UK shop could be the difference an older person nee

    Find out more

Services & Products for you

Buy Wisely

Equipment, products and gadgets that can help you stay independant for longer.

We are always looking for more volunteers to help us continue the work we do with and for older people in OldhaWe are always looking for more volunteers to help us continue the work we do with and for older people in Oldham.

Dementia Information Support and Carers Assessment Service

Having the right information and support will help you and your family to understand and plan for the future and continue to enjoy a good quality of life.

Take care of funeral costs and arrangements in advance with an Age UK Funeral Plan. £30 off when you buy a Plan before 31 MarchTake care of funeral costs and arrangements in advance with an Age UK Funeral Plan. £30 off when you buy a Plan before 31 MarchTake care of funeral costs and arrangements in advance with an Age UK Funeral PlanTake care of funeral costs and arrangements in advance with an Age UK Funeral Plan£30 off when you buy a Plan before 31 March
Take care of funeral costs and arrangements in advance with an Age UK Funeral PlanTake care of funeral costs and arrangements in advance with an Age UK Funeral Pla£30 off when you buy a Plan before 31 March
Buy before 31 March 2016 and you can get £30 off the price of an Age UK Funeral Plan.
It is simple to arrange and by paying ahead now with a prepaid Funeral Plan, you can fix funeral costs at today's prices. The funeral services included in the Plan are guaranteed, no matter how far in the future the service may take place.
You’re guaranteed to be accepted for a funeral plan if you’re 50 or over and there are no medical questions to answer.
Taking care of funeral costs and arrangements in advance with an Age UK Funeral Plan could be one less thing to have to think about.....
For more details contact Age UK Oldham Insurance on 0161 622 9310 or call into our office at 2 Lord Street, Oldham opposite the Post Office.

No one should have no one at Christmas

It's a shocking statistic, but more than 1.2 million older people in the UK are chronically lonely.

Here at Age UK Oldham we’re working as hard as we can, not just at Christmas but all year round to help older people face the different challenges that growing older brings, and with your help we can work to make sure no one in later life need be alone or isolated.

Find out how you can help make a difference here 

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