Are You over 55 and living in Enfield?
Our Information, Advice and Advocacy service can help you with a wide range of issues, including:
- Understanding your entitlement to benefits and help you to claim
- Help you to plan for Later Life, including providing information on Lasting Power Attorney, Wills and Funeral plans
- Concerns you may have about Housing
- Help you to apply for local transport schemes including Freedom Pass, Blue Badge, and taxi cards
- Understanding how to access social care and health services
- Connecting you to social activities, community groups and organisations
- Helping you to apply for small grant funding for essential items
If you are struggling to express your concerns or if you are finding it hard to explain to another professional, organization or business we can try to help.
We work collaboratively with other agencies including the Department for Work and Pensions, Voluntary Sector organisations or Enfield Council.
Age UK Enfield are not able to provide:
- Debt advice
- Financial advice
- Immigration advice
- Legal Advice
We will always try to help, and if we cannot assist you directly, we will signpost or refer you to another service which would be most appropriate for your needs.
We are offering telephone appointments and will return to face-to-face appointments when safe to do so.
Our offices remain closed to the public.
Can you help us by making a donation?
AUKE is committed to offering our Information, Advice and Advocacy service for free.
If you are able to make a donation to help us continue offering services to older people in Enfield, it is very much appreciated.
You can do so online at www.justgiving.com/ageuk-enfield or by sending a cheque payable to Age UK Enfield to the address below.
Age UK Enfield
John Jackson Library
35 Agricola Place
Bush Hill Park
Free booklets and online information
Age UK Enfield hosts free tax advice surgeries, provided by the charity TaxHelp for Older People, for people aged over 60 and on low incomes (less than £15,000 a year household income).
Helpful guides from Age UK
How to fill in an Attendance Allowance Form
Age UK have put together some useful guides to help you fill in an Attendance Form Allowance
Further Information: The Essential Guide and Enfield Care Directory
The Guide has details of useful organisations and services for older people, adults with physical disability, sensory imairments or lonf term illness livingin Enfield
The Directory features advice, information and useful contacts and is your local guide to care homes, care agencies and care services in the Enfield borough area.
Information & Advice Policies
Please see below key Information & Advice polices for your reference.