Do you need help to enjoy your life? Do you live in Mansfield, Ashfield or Newark & Sherwood?
Age UK Connect is a free, friendly and problem-solving service with a focus on helping people maintain their independence. Since the service started in 2016, we have been able to help many people enjoy their life and overcome a wide range of issues.
Based in the mid-Nottinghamshire, the Connect team are able to offer support to people living in the districts of Mansfield, Ashfield and Newark & Sherwood who feel they have deteriorating independence because of factors associated with age, mobility, disability, long term health conditions or bereavement.
(If you live elsewhere in the county, contact our main number and we will happily point you to other local services that may offer similar, or see the numbers below for the Connect service from other providers in different areas of the county).
The Connect team are able to offer information, advice, signposting and practical support around physical and mental health, care needs, housing, finances, social interaction and engagement with community.
We can help you access:
- Advice and information
- Gardeners, cleaners and handyperson services
- Home adaptations and living aids
- Social activities, clubs and groups
- Support groups, advocacy and talking therapy
- Welfare benefits
- Financial advice
- Available transport
- Exercise and falls prevention
- Help manage long term conditions, including dementia
- Carer support
- Housing and care options
How to access the service in Mansfield, Ashfield and Newark & Sherwood
If this sounds like something that you, or a loved one, would benefit from, get in touch with our team today on 01623 488217 or use the below contact form.
Please note: Age UK Notts' Connect service only operates in Mansfield, Ashfield and Newark & Sherwood.
Connect in other areas of the county:
Visit one of our drop-ins
|Region||Day and time||Location|
|Mansfield||Wednesdays, 9.30am - 12.30pm||Age UK Notts' Shop, Regent Street, Mansfield|
|Kirkby-In-Ashfield||3rd Friday of the month, 10am-12pm||The Well Chemist, Kirkby-In-Ashfield|
|Hucknall||1st Friday of the month, 10am - 12pm||Hucknall Library|
|Rainworth||3rd Thursday of the month, 2pm - 4pm||The Well Chemist, Rainworth|
|Ollerton||1st Friday of the month, 10am - 12pm||The Well Chemist, Ollerton|
|Newark||2nd Thursday of the month, 10am - 12pm||The Well Chemist, Newark|