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We're a local charity working in the community across Somerset and North Somerset to support older people, their families and carers.

We want everyone to be able to love later life.

Who we are

Age UK Somerset is an independent local charity. We've been working in the local community to help older people for over 75 years. We have the equivalent of 34 dedicated staff and over 400 volunteers helping us to deliver services and activities for older people in Somerset and North Somerset.


Where you can find us

Our office is based in Taunton but many members of our staff are based all over our area.

Visit our contact us page


How we are funded

We rely on your support to keep serving the community. We are supported by donations from the public, Gifts in Wills, and some charitable grants.

What we do

Meet our people

  • Meet our Trustees

    Our Charity is managed by Volunteer Trustees and a Board of Directors. 

    Find out who they are here.

    Meet our Trustees 

  • Our volunteers

    Our services couldn't run without the help of our amazing volunteer team. We have over 400 volunteers helping us every day all across Somerset and North Somerset in a variety of different roles.

    Find out how you can become a volunteer too.

    Find out about volunteering 

Job Vacancies

Click below to see if there are currently any job vacancies within our Charity.

View Job Vacancies

Latest News Articles

  • Volunteer - Your Time Your Way

    Published on 15 July 2024 09:00 AM

    We’ve partnered with Spark Somerset & other Somerset charities for the "Volunteer – Your Time, Your Way" campaign.

  • Map shows urgent need for Volunteers

    Published on 04 April 2024 06:28 PM

    New map shows need for volunteers where older people are waiting for our Walk and Talk & Wellbeing Friends services.

  • Information & Advice on the Road!

    Published on 01 March 2024 09:07 AM

    Our Info & Advice team are on the road, going out to where the people are.


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