We're a local charity working in the community to support older people, their families and carers. We want everyone to be able to love later life.
Who we are
Age UK North Staffordshire was founded as Age Concern North Staffordshire in February 1991, as a local, independent charity working for the benefit of older people aged 50 and over in North Staffordshire.
The organisation is based in Hanley, and initially services were largely provided for older people living in the city of Stoke-on-Trent. However over time the organisation has grown in size and services were also developed to benefit older people living in the Newcastle-under-Lyme and Staffordshire Moorlands areas. We are pleased to be recognised today as the largest voluntary sector provider of services for older people in North Staffordshire.
As Age Concern North Staffordshire, we were members of the national Age Concern Federation, thereby signing up to nationally-agreed values and standards adopted by all members of the Federation.
In 2009, Age Concern England and Help the Aged merged at national level to form a new charity, Age UK, working on behalf of older people across the UK, and in 2010 we formally adopted the new name of Age UK North Staffordshire.
Following the merger we are now members of the new Age England Association, which enables all Age UKs to work together to improve later life. However under our new name, we continue to be a local, independent and locally-governed charity working for and with older people in North Staffordshire.
Where you can find us
Our office is in Trinity Street, Hanley, and our charity shop in Longton.
How we are funded
We rely on your support to keep serving the community. We are supported by donations from the public, income from our charity shop, and some charitable grants.
Grant & Contract Funders
- Age UK England
- Big Lottery Fund
- Stoke-on-Trent City Council
- Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council
- NHS North Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group
- NHS Stoke-on-Trent Clinical Commissioning Group
- Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership NHS Trust
- Staffordshire County Council Public Health
- University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust
- Staffordshire Community Foundation
- Keele University
Corporate & Other Supporters
- Santander Bank
- Autonet Charity and Social Committee
- The Directors of the Solidor Group
- Regent Theatre, Stoke on Trent
- St Joseph's Preparatory School
We strive to ensure that all our work is rooted in our values:
Enabling – enabling older people to live independently and exercise choice
Influential – drawing strength from the voices of older people and ensuring those voices are heard
Dynamic – innovative, driven by results, and constantly delivering for older people
Caring – passionate about what we do and caring about each individual
Expert – authoritative, trusted and quality-oriented
Age UK North Staffordshire Annual Review and Impact Report
Click here to download our Age UK North Staffordshire Annual Review and Impact Report for 2016-2017
What we do
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