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Everybody Should Have Somebody

There are over 5000 lonely older people in Northumberland. Alone we can make a difference. Together we can make a change.

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Our Services

We offer many services to support, enable and inspire you to live well and thrive in your local community, including: Information & Advice, Advocacy, Home Care, Day Care, Exercise Classes and Befriending.

Weekly Social Activities

Join our friendly groups and classes which take place at The Round House in Ashington. From Gentle Exercise to Computer Classes to Social Fridays, we have something for everyone!

Get Involved

Get involved and help the older people of Northumberland. If you'd like to get involved, there are lots of things you can do. Whether you want to volunteer, by take part in a fundraising event or make a donation, your help would truly make a difference..

Latest news from Age UK Northumberland

  • Just £1 could make a real difference to loneliness in Northumberland

    This National Befriending WeekAge UK Northumberland is calling for support from the community to donate to the 'Everybody Should Have Somebody' loneliness campaign.

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  • Pledge your time to help older people

    This Befriending Week, pledge your time to become a Befriender on our Friendship Line or at our Social Fridays befriending group. We are recruiting for befrienders to join us for half a day per week to reduce loneliness in Northumberland.

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  • The Friendship Line

    Register with our Befriending Team to receive a weekly phone call from a new friend. We will match you with someone with similar interest to you. At Age UK Northumberland, we're always happy to chat.


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  • Sponsored Firewalk 28 November Falcons Rugby Club

    This Befriending Week sign-up to a record breaking firewalk to end loneliness in Northumberland. Places are free for a minimum of £150 sponsorship. Send your registration form to:

    Register today(DOCX, 42 KB)

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Our quality marks

 Age UK Northumberland has achieved the Age UK Charity Quality Standard (CQS).  The CQS is externally assessed by quality assessment experts, SGS.