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
What We Do
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.