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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 Shropshire Telford & Wrekin is an independent local charity. We've been working in the local community to help older people for 69 years. We have over 50 dedicated staff and over 800 volunteers helping us to deliver services and activities for older people in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin.

Where you can find us

We have offices in Shrewsbury, Wellington and Ludlow and we have two charity shops: one in Oswestry and one in Wellington.

Visit our contact us page

Visit our charity shops page

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 shops, and some charitable grants.

What we do

Meet our people

  • Meet our trustees

    We are an independent registered charity led by a team of local volunteer trustees working with and for older people in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin. Find out more about our trustees and what they do.

    Meet our trustees 

  • Find out about our volunteers

    Our services couldn't run without the help of our amazing volunteer team. We have over 800 volunteers helping us throughout the week. Find out more about our volunteers and how you can become a volunteer too.

    Find out about volunteers 

Latest news

  • Celebrating Christmas together

    Published on 28 November 2019 02:56 PM

    Our day centres provide local older people with a vital social lifeline and sometimes, wonderful friendships emerge.

  • Big Knit bottles now on sale

    Published on 26 November 2019 04:35 PM

    Next time you pop to the supermarket, keep an eye out for innocent’s be-hatted bottles, part of the Big Knit campaign.

  • Give smarter this Christmas

    Published on 25 November 2019 12:23 PM

    We’re inviting older people to our TEC Hub in Shrewsbury this festive season to try out new technology for the home.

Our policies

You can view or download copies of some of our policies here. Please contact us if you want to see any of our other policies.

Policies

Data Protection Policy (PDF, 2 MB) updated April 2018

Safeguarding Adults Policy Summary (PDF, 676 KB) updated July 2018

Whistleblowing Policy (PDF, 848 KB) updated April 2018

Our quality marks

Charity Quality Standard

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