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Befriending in Thurrock

Do you know someone who could benefit from having a befriender? Would like to join our team of befriending volunteers? Our Befriending Service is expanding in the Thurrock area.

How we help older people in Essex live well in later life

  • We offer free and confidential help. If you need to know about social care, housing, benefits or local services we're here to help

     

    Information & Advice Service

  • Our Befrienders provide friendship through      face-to-face and telephone befriending to help combat loneliness
     

     

    Befriending

  • We provide support with housework, shopping, food preparation and outdoor activities designed to help you live independently at home
     
    Home Help Service

  • Our toenail trimming service can help you stay steady on your feet so you feel confident going out and about and remain active

     

    Footcare

     

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Latest news

  • Cadbury's Donate Your Words national campaign

    Published on 10 September 2019 12:13 PM

    Age UK have teamed up with Cadbury for a campaign to address loneliness among older people. The campaign sees Cadbury...

  • Riders success

    Published on 05 August 2019 11:42 AM

    The bike riding team of Age UK Essex took part in the Pru 100 bike ride on Sunday 4 August. Three friends from...

  • VolFest

    Published on 05 June 2019 10:11 AM

    Age UK Essex will be attending VolFest taking place on Thursday 6 June on Chelmsford High Street. As part of Voluntee...

Our quality marks

Age UK Essex has achieved the Age UK Charity Quality Standard (CQS).  The CQS is externally assessed by quality assessment experts, SGS.