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Age UK Lewisham and Southwark add new Volunteer Led Services

In 2022, Age UK Lewisham and Southwark expanded in the borough of Lewisham by welcoming two long-running, existing Lewisham services into the range of services we offer. You can find out more about the Befriending and Community Transport services by clicking on the link.

Welcome to Age UK Lewisham and Southwark

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark exists to improve the lives of older people in the London Boroughs of Lewisham and Southwark, working towards a future in which older people are valued, safe and empowered to make choices about their lives.

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark aims to empower and enable older people to lead fulfilled lives by:
  • Providing services and support that address poverty and isolation
  • Protecting the human rights of local older people
  • Promoting health and wellbeing
  • Connecting older people with their communities
  • Working positively with partners across all sectors
We are passionate about delivering services that match our ethos and currently provide a wide variety of services ranging from complex care services to smaller projects.


How we can help

Information & Advice

We offer free and confidential information and advice on matters such as help with benefits, housing, debt and community care. This is provided through our telephone advice line, appointments, drop ins and home visits.


The Handyperson team can help with a wide range of small jobs to help older people and their carers live safely and independently at home.

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Call Age UK Lewisham and Southwark

020 7701 9700 020 7701 9700

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New Telephone Hours

Please note that due to reduced staffing levels, our central telephone number will now be staffed from 10:00 till 16:00, Tuesday to Friday (the line is currently closed on Mondays). Outside of these times, please leave a message stating your name and phone number, and we will contact you as quickly as possible.

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Age UK Information & Advice Quality Marque

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark has also holds the Information & Advice Quality Programme (IAQP) which recognises the consistent, relevant and effective advice we provide to our clients.

Advice Quality Standards

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark has also achieved the Advice Quality Standards (AQS) recognising the high standard and quality of our Information and Advice service.

More information about AQS

Age UK Quality Standard

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