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A plea from Age UK Essex

Help us to help others through the Coronavirus crisis

Please note: Our services are subject to change due to the Coronavirus outbreak. 

The Coronavirus - Age UK Essex measures in place

The current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic is, for many of us, unprecedented and a big concern to the most vulnerable members of our communities. Older people are clearly at great risk and we at Age UK Essex are determined to do everything that we can to provide support and help to protect those most in need. Please click on the "More information" button to find out what measures we have in place.

Appeal thank youThank you so much to everyone who has supported our COVID-19 appeal. With the money raised we are able to sustain the support we are able to provide - MORE wellbeing calls to those most isolated, MORE help and reassurace to those most despairing and MORE volunteers to help deliver food parcels. Thank you. 

Read our Latest News to find out how your donations are making a difference

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



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

  • Join our fundraising efforts by supporting us or making a donation to our cause. 





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Latest News

  • Coronavirus update 5 May

    Published on 05 May 2020 03:20 PM

    As we arrive in the 6th week of lockdown due to the Coronavirus crisis, here is a snapshot of some of the work we’re...

  • Coronavirus appeal update

    Published on 22 April 2020 04:27 PM

    A big thank you to our supporters With your help, our Information & Advice & Befriending services are continuing to...

  • 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...

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We need your help to make sure the data we hold and the reasons we hold it are up to date. This request applies to people who have been in contact with us over the past few years and will include clients, next of kin, volunteers, supporters and emergency contacts. It may apply to you as a recipient of a service or relates to someone you know.

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.