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Support during Coronavirus epidemic

Our telephone lines are manned Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm  - 01254 266620

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Call Age UK Blackburn with Darwen

01254 266620 01254 266620

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Our services for you

Expert advice

We offer you free, confidential and expert advice through our information service. If you need to know about social care, housing, scams or legal issues, we are here to help.

News and information

  • With winter just around the corner we are working hard with local partners to help you stay safe and well. Each week we will be sharing a short bulletin, with tips and hints around different themes. We are keen to hear from local older people who can act as winter wellbeing warriors and help us get these messages out to those who need to hear them If you belong to a local interest group and would be willing to share these messages to older people within your community then please get in touch

    Winter Wellbeing Warriors 

  • Online exercise sessions

    If you want to get active at home then follow Alison our Active Ageing Coordinator's online sessions on our You Tube Channel. There is something for everyone regardless of fitness or ability

    Join in here 

  • What have we been up to

    We have been extremely busy since the start of the Coronavirus helping older people in a wide range of ways. If we can help you , even if you have never spoken to us before then please get in touch. If you could support our increased costs at this time to help us to keep being there for older people we would be grateful

    Support us 

  • Our Charity shop on Market Street Darwen is now open and needs Saturday Volunteers

    Donations  -  If possible please bring us your donations before 10am and after 4pm. Please can all donations be 'sealed' and fully enclosed ie bags tied, lids on boxes etc to minimise the potential spread of infection

    Customer shopping 10am to 4pm

    Please bear with us as we adapt to our new way of working to help us keep our customers, staff and volunteers safe

    Volunteer 

Our quality marks

Age UK Blackburn with Darwen has achieved the Age UK Charity Quality Standard (CQS).  The CQS is externally assessed by quality assessment experts, SGS.