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Age UK Lewisham and Southwark is a local charity working in the community to support thousands of older people from a varitey of ethnicities and backgrounds a year. 

What we do

Age UK Lewisham & Southwark is always working to improve later life for many older people who face common challenges with care, illness, isolation and finance.

We provide a wide variety of services in the Boroughs of Lewisham and Southwark including day care, healthy living, information and advice, outreach and volunteering. These services are mostly available to anyone aged 50 and over, though a small number of services are only available to over 65s.

Find out more about what we do and read case studies

Find out more about our services

We are very passionate about delivering services that empower and support the needs of the most vulnerable and isolated older members of our community.

Our mission and values

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

Our work is shaped by our values:

  • We recognise older people as individuals with diverse talents and needs
  • We are fair and equal as service provider, employer and partner
  • We are opposed to ageism in all forms
  • We are collaborative in our approach to work
  • We are a dynamic, credible, trusted and sustainable organisation

Strategic Plan

You can also download our strategic plan for 2019-2022 to find out more about our goals for the next three years.

Annual Report

You can download our Annual Reports below.

Annual Report 2017 - 2018 [PDF, 15,361KB]

Annual Report 2016 - 2017 [PDF, 318KB]

Annual Report 2015 - 2016 [PDF, 161KB]

Annual Report 2014 - 2015 [PDF, 1,219KB]

Annual Report 2013 - 2014 [PDF, 917KB]

Annual Report 2012 - 2013 [PDF, 766KB]

Annual Report 2011 - 2012 [PDF, 729KB]

Annual Report 2010 - 2011 [PDF, 732KB]

Annual Report 2009 - 2010 [PDF, 2,362KB]

Our services

Click here to view the full range of services we provide in Southwark and Lewisham!

Meet our people

  • Meet our staff

    We have a team of 40 dedicated staff members, helping us to deliver information and advice, S.A.I.L. referrals, home visits and providing delicious food in our day centre. Find out more about them and our leadership team, including our CEO.

    Staff and services 

  • Find out about our volunteers

    Our services couldn't run without the help of our amazing volunteer team. We have over 100 volunteers helping us throughout the week. Find out more about our volunteers and how you can become a volunteer too.

    Find out about volunteers