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Age UK Cornwall & The Isles of Scilly offers a free and confidential information and advice service for older people, their families and carers.

How to access the service

You can access our information and advice service in a number of ways.

By phone: 01872 266383

By email:

At our office: Book an appointment or drop-in to our office in Boscawen House, Chapel Hill.

Opening times:

Our information and advice team are available Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Topics we cover:

Our advisers are trained to help you on the following topics.

  • Social care - such as finding a care home or getting some help at home, and how it's funded.
  • Your income - including free benefits checks, help with applying for benefits and pension advice.
  • Your home - information on staying warm at home, home adaptations and how to prevent falls.

Volunteer with us

We are always looking for more information & advice Volunteers, last year we supported individuals to gain over £1.2 million in benefits.

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