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Welcome to Age Cymru Powys

We are your local independent charity providing information, advice and support for older people in Powys for many years (formerly Age Concern Powys). Each year we help around 2,000 older Powys residents with over 3,000 issues. One of them could be you, a friend or a relative. We want everyone to be able to love later life.

Check in & Chat Telephone Befriending Volunteers Urgently Needed!

Would you like to be a Telephone Befriender for older people in Powys?

Telephone support once a week may seem like a small thing, but it can make a big difference to older people’s lives.
 
This is a very rewarding thing to do – knowing you’ve helped someone is incredibly satisfying and will make both you, and the older person you help, very happy!
 
You can volunteer from as little as 30 minutes per week. We offer online training which is easy, fun and quick.
 
We provide you with a mobile app to call clients.
 
You can be assured of our super-friendly support, great team-work and paid expenses – and the chance to have a good natter with our lovely clients!
 
Call 01597 825908 / 01686 623707 or email enquiries@acpowys.org.uk for more info.
 

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Coronavirus Outbreak: Safe & Well Checks for Older People in Powys 

During these difficult and unprecedented times, Age Cymru Powys remains committed to providing the best support to older people in Powys.

If you are worried about how you or someone else will manage during the coronavirus crisis, we are here to help. Please contact us on 01597 825908 / 01686 623707.

We have all been advised to take measures to help protect ourselves from the Coronavirus. This is particularly important for people over 70 and those with underlying health conditions because they are at higher risk of developing more severe symptoms if they become infected.

We have taken the decision to focus our delivery at the moment to deliver Safe & Well Checks for older people across Powys over the telephone with our team. We will be providing guidance and support, advising on how to put plans in place so that you can remain safe during this difficult time.

Through these Safe & Well Checks we are also gathering information to develop our support based on the needs and issues faced by local older people. Like issues with getting shopping, collecting prescriptions and managing caring responsibilities, loneliness and isolation. In addition to this we are working with local communities and groups and other organisations to help you with these issues to provide help and advice on accessing support that you may require. Call us on 01597 825908 / 01686 623707 or email: enquiries@acpowys.org.uk to arrange a Safe & Well Check or for more information.

Coronavirus Updates

For the latest information on Coronavirus please visit:

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/cymru/information-advice/coronavirus/


Age Cymru Powys Simply Nails Service

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic we had to temporarily suspend our Simply Nails service - but we are now operating again and accepting new clients.

Age Cymru Powys takes the health and well-being of our clients, staff and volunteers very seriously and we always work hard to ensure that everyone remains safe and well. We are carefully following NHS and Government guidelines on how best to respond to the outbreak.

 

Age Cymru Powys Advice Line

We provide a free, confidential phone service for local older people, their families, friends, carers and professionals. Our team will give you information that is reliable and up-to-date and help you to access the advice you need.

 

AGE CYMRU POWYS ADVICE LINE

01597 825908 / 01686 623707
Monday – Friday
9am – 12noon
Email: enquiries@acpowys.org.uk

 

NATIONAL AGE CYMRU ADVICE LINE

0300 303 44 98
Monday – Friday
9am – 4pm

 

NATIONAL AGE UK ADVICE LINE

0800 678 1602
Lines are open 365 days a year
8am – 7pm

 

 

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Last year we secured over £1 million of unclaimed benefits payments for older Powys residents!

Benefits advice is a much-needed service to help prevent older people in Powys living in poverty. We rely on grants, donations and legacies to enable us to keep this service running. Please help us to keep this service free of charge by donating.

Our services for you

Expert advice

We offer you free, confidential and expert advice through our information service. If you need to know about social care, housing, scams or legal issues, we are here to help.

Footcare

Keeping mobile is really important and cutting your toenails can be hard to manage. We offer a toenail cutting service across Powys.

Benefit checks

Age Cymru Powys offers a free, confidential benefit check to make sure you are receving everything you are entitled to.

How you can help