Age UK Gateshead offers a free and confidential information and advice service for older people, their families and carers.
You can access our information and advice service or book an appointment in a number of ways.
Telephone Advice Service
Monday to Friday
8.30am - 4.30pm
The service helps older people, their friends, relatives and carers within the Borough of Gateshead to tackle a wide range of issues including General Benefit checks, Attendance Allowance, the switch from Disability Living Allowance to Personal Independence Plans, Welfare Rights, Housing, Consumers and other general issues.
Last year alone this service helped its clients to claim over £1.5 million of benefits they were entitled to.