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Welcome to Age UK RBH

We are here for over 2.5 million older people who feel they have no one to turn to for help and support. Will you help us be there?

We want you!

Our Wanstead Activity Centre, located at 2 Grove Park, is for local older people and needs volunteers aged 18 plus, for front-of-house and back-kitchen help.

The many benefits, include out-of-pocket expenses plus a free, freshly cooked lunch!

Click here to find out more

How you can help

  • Give us your views!

    Have your say on the things that are important for older people in Redbridge. Join our questionnaire group, come to a focus group or add your voice to our campaigns

    Give us your views! 

  • Lend a hand

    Do you have time to lend a hand and help a lonely older person? We need volunteers to join our friendly team phoning older people who are lonely or isolated, or visit an older person at home.

    Volunteer with us 

  • Work for us

    Have a look at our current vacancies and see if you would like to join our friendly team.  Check out our page by clicking on the link

    Work For Us 

  • Donations & Legacies

    You can help us support older people in Redbridge, Barking & Dagenham and Havering by making a donation or leaving a legacy in your will.

    Donations & Legacies 

Nail Cutting Clinic Opening in Wanstead!

From Monday 11th December 2023, clients can now book an appointment to have toe nails trimmed at our Wanstead Activity Centre as well as our Ilford office.

Click here to book, or to find out more.

Our services for you

Advice and information

We offer you free, independent and confidential advice through our information service. If you need to know about social care, welfare benefits,leisure or health, we are here to help.

Smartphone or Tablet Support!

Do you need help with your phone or tablet?

Please pop in to the Age UK Wanstead Activity Centre, 2 Grove Park, Wanstead, during November, for our pop up digital support session

Available to Redbridge residents over the age of 55.

Thursdays 9.30-11.30.

Find out more about Digital Champions

New Gardening Service!

Age UK Redbridge, Barking and Havering are delighted to offer our older community a new Gardening Service.

Available for the over 50’s, we have partnered up with an experienced Gardener who will be able to offer basic services for our clients, all year round.

Click here to book, or to find out more!

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Call Age UK Redbridge, Barking & Havering

020 8220 6000 020 8220 6000

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Our Latest Projects

Digital Champions is an exciting new programme from Age UK, Redbridge, Barking and Havering. It aims to provide local older people with the technology, skills and confidence, to be able to use devices (such as tablets, smart phones and computers), to browse the internet and get the most from digital services.

Free Strength and Balance Classes (Redbridge)

Introducing free Strength and Balance Classes and a new class starting at Wanstead Activity Centre in June.

Great News! We are delighted to inform you that we have secured further funding for our very popular, and important, strength and balance classes for Redbridge. Do please look at our flyer of available classes. New participants will need to register with us and complete a health questionnaire before attending so do please get in touch with us as soon as possible as places are limited.

Find out more in the exercise opportunities page.

Home Support Service

We offer a wide range of home support, including assistance with bathing and showering, help with cleaning, shopping, pension collection and bills, and much more!

Click here to find out more!

Our quality marks

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

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Referral form for all services

Main Switchboard - Technical Issues

We are currently experiencing some technical issues with our main switchboard where callers wanting to leave a message are being told that the our mailbox is full, however when we check messages there are none on the system. We are working with our telephone provider to get this issue resolved as soon as possible. We do apologise for the inconvenience. We hope to get the issue resolved as soon as possible.