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From the 1st June 2020 Older People and their carers can access:

Please Note: As a result of the Covid pandemic we are not currently able to offer face to face services and therefore these services will be delivered via the telephone.

Support to pariticipate in wide range of community services

Support from our Facilitators who work with older people and their carers to help them participate in their local community and access the full range of services available, including leisure and social activities to address social isolation and promote physical and mental wellbeing including through seeking to address underlying causes of people’s social care needs.

Our Facilitators are part of the SAIL and Ageing Well Southwark partnerships. To refer an older person for support, please complete this web form.

Information and Advice

  • Specialist free, confidential, non-judgemental Information and Advice for older people and their carers, including advice relating to:

    • Welfare Benefits - checks and applications

    • Housing issues

    • Community Care

    • Utilities and other consumer issues

    • Accessing Transport

    • Signposting and identifying suitable support on legal matters, debt and immigration issues

Befriending

Matching carefully selected and trained volunteers to have a chat, and provide companionship on a weekly or fortnightly basis.

Handyperson

  • 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. Find out more information here.

Online activities, support groups and learning opportunities

A range of online groups for you to meet like minded people, paticipate and learn. See what's on by visiting our activities page here.

 

Contact us

Please visit the Ageing Well Southwark website to make an online referral. Alternatively, you can call us on 0207 358 4077 for more information or to make a referral over the phone.