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Find out what services we provide in St Helens.

Arts and crafts sessions

Whether you're a crafting novice or an arts superstar, our arts and crafts sessions encourage older people to get involved and get crafty!

Befriending Service

Our visitor and telephone befriending services offer support and companionship to older people who are socially isolated.

Cancer in later life

We need to change how we think about cancer in later life. Cancer is primarily a disease of older people – half of all diagnoses are in over 70s.

Dance sessions

We run a number of social dance groups and events to promote health and wellbeing, no matter your age or ability.

Dementia cafés

We provide an advisory service, reminiscence sessions and peer group support for older people who have been diagnosed with low level dementia.

Exercise sessions

Our exercise sessions help older people get active, stay healthy and have fun through a variety of activities.

General advice, money and benefits

The information, advice and support provided by our specialist information officers is free, confidential and impartial.

Help at Home

A personal service for older people offering help with regular housework, shopping and laundry to social activities. All for an affordable fee.

Helping Hands Service

Our Helping Hands volunteers provide help with those odd little jobs that can cause a big headache for older and vulnerable people.

Hospital outreach

A hospital stay can be a difficult time for patients and those close to them. We offer information, advice and support for what can be a life-changing event.

Positive Living Community Day Centres

An active and stimulating experience for people who need minimal support but want to enjoy later life.

St Helens Older People's Steering Group

Age UK Mid Mersey facilitates a steering group to make postive changes to the perception of older people in our society.

Trusted tradespeople

These trader registers will help you avoid dishonest and unreliable tradespeople, saving you time, money and energy.

Warm Homes

The Warm Homes Programme is a long-standing winter initiative funded by E.ON and delivered by local Age UK partners.