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Age UK Essex offers support for older people and their carers.

  • Information and Advice

    This free and confidential advice service is for anyone aged 50 or over, their family, friends, professionals or carers. Our team of professional advisers can help with a range of topics including welfare benefits and social care.

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  • Toenail Cutting Service

    The Age UK Essex mobile toenail cutting clinics travel across the county helping people in later life to look after their toenails and all our trimmers are trained by the NHS Podiatry Service.

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  • Befriending Service

    We offer a range of free services that provide friendship and support for anyone who feels lonely or needs help to rebuild their confidence.

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  • Home Help Service

    The Home Help team deliver a range of different services including general housework, weekly shopping and collecting prescriptions for you.

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  • Outdoor Activity Support

    Our Outdoor Activity Support Service has been designed to provide support to people who want to take part in activities outside of their home whether it's a visit to a social club, doctor's appointment or an activity of your choice.

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  • Voice Network

    Visiting clubs and groups across the county, the Voice Network's team of specially trained volunteers deliver talks about the services and facilities available for older people in the local area. 

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  • Sitting Service

    The Age UK Essex Sitting Service offers valuable respite to carers across the county by providing fully police-checked and insured sitters to offer companionship your loved-one.

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  • Food Preparation Service

    This pilot service enables clients to continue to cook their own meals at home including light meals and simple snacks. All our staff have been trained in food hygiene.

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