Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin offers a free and confidential information and advice service for older people, their families and carers.
How to access the service
You can access our information and advice service in a number of ways.
By phone: 01743 233 123 (Shrewsbury office) or 01952 216 018 (Telford office)
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
At our office: Book an appointment or drop-in to our offices in Mardol Gardens, Shrewsbury or Meeting Point House, Southwater Square, Telford.
Our information and advice officers are available Monday to Friday, 9.00am-4.00pm (Shrewsbury office) or 9.30am-12.30pm (Telford office).
Topics we cover
Our advisers are trained to help you on the following topics.
- Social care - such as finding a care home or getting some help at home, and how it's funded.
- Your income - including free benefits checks, help with applying for benefits and pension advice.
- Your home - information on staying warm at home, home adapatations and how to prevent falls.
- Legal issues - such as wills, power of attorney, and how to deal with an estate.