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Age UK Croydon is a vibrant and successful voluntary sector charity whose aim is to promote the health, wellbeing and independence of older people who live in Croydon. 
Age UK Croydon works in partnership with the national Age UK charity, which campaigns vigorously at Government level on behalf of all older people. 

Age UK Croydon 

We have a dynamic staff team of sixty, over seventy volunteers and an annual turnover of approximately £1,000,000. We run services from two core sites, and additionally provide services and activities at over 35 venues throughout Croydon. We are an independent organisation, with a Board of Directors, many of whom are residents of Croydon, and include representatives of organisations working with older people. The Board of Directors oversee the management of the organisation and aims to be representative of the broad ethnic community of Croydon.

Age UK Croydon run an extensive range of activities and services to promote the health, wellbeing and independence of older people in Croydon.  In all we directly run some twelve projects and we, as a whole receive approximately 15,000 enquiries from older people, their friends, relatives and/or carers every year.

About AgeUK Croydon

  • Our Vision Mission and Values

    We aim to ensure that the needs of all older people are best met and to promote an understanding of their contribution, independence, dignity and status within the London Borough of Croydon.

    Our Vision 

  • Five Year Strategy

    This strategy focuses on clearly articulating our vision and mission and makes clear our ambition and dedication to the older people of Croydon

    Five Year Strategy 

  • A Brief History

    Read about the history of a small steering group of interested people from the Croydon community who started working together to create an information and advice service for older people in Croydon

    Read More 

  • Equality Policy

    Age UK Croydon is committed to equality in all aspects of employment, volunteering opportunities and the provision of service to all clients. 


  • How To Contact Us

    Should you require any help, assistance or further information about Age UK Croydon, please click the link below to contact us. 

    Contact Us 

  • Annual Report

    The organisation's finances, key achievements, impact, and future plans are all presented in a clear, easy-to-read format.

    Annual Report 

What We Do

  • We give advice

    Our trained advisors offer free information and advice to older people and their families. In 2016 our advisers helped local older people to claim over £500,000 that they were entitled to.

  • We offer help at home

    We offer home support services to help with shopping, cleaning and gardening. We help over 100 older people to get their food shopping every month.

  • We befriend

    In 2016 our volunteers visited 300 older people who would otherwise be alone.

  • We provide activities

    We run a wide range of activity groups and events, such as lunch clubs and exercise classes, giving older people the opportunity to keep fit, socialise, or learn a new skill.

About Age UK

Age UK is our national umbrella organisation and brand partner, and the UK's leading independent charitable body committed to the well being of all older people.A registered charity (number 1128267) and a company limited by guarantee, Age UK also has a separate company – Age UK Croydon Trading Limited – for our Social Enterprise Services. 

Age UK undertakes to influence policy and practice and change views about ageing in order to create greater understanding about the needs of older people - both in terms of their care and the opportunities they seek to help make later life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience.

For more information, see the Age UK site.