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  • Home Collection box

    If you regularly shop with cash, would you like a home collection box for your losse change? Pennies make pounds and all donations stay in Blackburn with Darwen for the benefit of local older people. If you would like a box for home or maybe for a business then please call us on 01254 266620 or contact us below and we'll get one to you and give you regular updates on how much you have collected

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  • Heatwave Advice

    With more hot weather predicted it is important to be aware of the dangers of heat and warmer weather particularly if you are older as certain medical conditions can make you more susceptible. For tips on keeping hydrated and cool please see the link below 

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  • Lancashire LGBT quality mark

    It is important to us that older people from all backgrounds and identities feel wecome within our organisation, services and activities.

    Our staff all receive LGBT+ awareness training and we are proud to have been awarded the Lancashire LGBT Quality mark for our work

    For more information about the rights of older LGBT+ and trans people please see the link below

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  • form Filling Volunteers needed

    Our Advice and Information Service needs more volunteers to help support its busy Blackburn library office and help older people to complete forms. You will need good listening skills with a non judgmental approach and the ability to complete forms for entitlements.

    Get in touch on 01254 266620, drop into our office in the library or find out more below

    Full training is provided and out of pocket expenses paid

     

     

     

     

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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.