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Information and Advice

  • Location: Age UK Manchester
  • Price: Free
Call 0161 833 3944 for more info

All advice is free and confidential.

Our Advice Service offers free information, advice and support to people aged 60 or over in the Manchester area on a wide range of issues. We also welcome enquiries from carers, family members or friends of older people who may need some support.

About the service:

Our friendly, professional and fully trained Advice Team are able to offer support, tailored to the needs of local older people. We ensure that all clients are offered a holistic assessment which identifies issues relating to benefit entitlement, looking after their home or adapting their home to meet their needs. All advice is free and confidential.

The service is available Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9:00am-4:30pm.

Examples of matters which we can help with include:
• Checking your benefit entitlement
• Helping with benefit claims
• Challenging adverse benefit decisions
• Accessing social care services
• Identifying your housing options
• Dealing with utility bill arrears

If you think we could help, if you have a question that you have been trying to find an answer to or if you need any advice on other issues, please contact us.

Contact us:

To find out more about this or any of our other services, get in touch using the details above. Or call our Advice Line on 0161 833 3944 or

Professional Referrals:

If you are a professional and would like to refer someone to the Service, click on the below link to download the Information and Advice Referral Form.

Additional Information:

Age UK National has a wealth of additional information, booklets and guides on a range of subjects below.