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  • FAB Newsletter 17/02/2021

    Published on 17 February 2021 09:44 AM

    Friends Ageing Better is a community of over 50s, our newsletters include activities and events you can join from home.

  • Active Ageing Bristol and plans for WalkFest 2021

    Published on 09 February 2021 04:21 PM

    "If medication existed which had a similar effect, it would be regarded as a wonder drug or miracle cure.’’

  • No one should have no one

    Published on 07 December 2020 01:29 PM

    More than 200,000 older people in the South West are expecting to feel lonely this Christmas...

  • Meet Jo: Community Services Manager

    Published on 16 November 2020 06:05 PM

    “I really enjoy the problem-solving part of my job and I hope that it can make a difference to people’s lives."

  • A story from our veterans project

    Published on 11 November 2020 11:00 AM

    In June, we launched a 6-month project aimed at supporting the health and well-being of Bristol’s older veterans.

  • Meet our Trustees

    Published on 06 November 2020 10:28 AM

    Trustees play an essential role in the running of Age UK Bristol.

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How we can help

Information and Advice

Age UK Bristol offer a comprehensive Information & Advice service that offers advice to anyone over 55 who lives or works in Bristol. We can also offer advice to family members who are supporting older relatives who are over 55 and live or work in Bristol.

Day Centre

Our day service offers a regular programme of activities that include exercise, dance, arts and crafts at the Withywood Centre. We are open 4 days a week, and we are able to provide transport for those who require it.

Housing Support

If you meet the criteria you will be introduced to a Support Worker who will make a visit each week for an agreed period of time. The service is temporary for a period of 3 months to a maximum of 2 years.

For a full list of Age UK Bristol services offered see our services page

How you can help


We rely on your support to keep helping older people. Any donation is greatly appreciated, and every £1 you donate can be turned into £16 of extra support for older people in Bristol.


Our amazing volunteers help us to do so much in Bristol. Whether you have two hours or a day to spare, we have plenty of opportunities for volunteers.


Whether you want to walk, run, bake, or even jump out of a plane, we have loads of fundraising ideas and events for people who want to help us make a difference.

Our achievement of the Age UK Charity Quality Standard recognises the high standard of our performance as an organisation.  It certifies that our organisation is well governed and managed; has a clear direction and strategy; and is committed to ensuring the well-being and safety of older people, our staff and volunteers.

To find out more about our Age UK Charity Quality Standard certification, please email