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Age UK South Kent Coast offers a free and confidential information and advice service for older people, their families and carers.

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A Million older people in the UK haven't spoken to anyone in a month... don't be one of them. We're here to help, no matter the problem or question, our Information and Advice service is here for you.

If you're unsure of what to do, who to call or have a question big, or small, contact us to access our popular Information and Advice service. We give help with form filling, benefit entitlement, telephone befriending and general advice and information.

 

We can help support you with issues such as:

  • Finding help at home
  • Housing needs
  • Pensions
  • Discrimination
  • Health advice
  • Care homes
  • Care at home
  • Support for carers
  • Welfare benefits
  • Family and personal matters
  • Utility Bill advice

And most other things that affect your quality of life. And if we can't help you, we can always put you in touch with people who can.

We also liaise with other organisations to support debt, grants and other financial issues.

Visits are BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

We offer this service to meet your needs. This can be over the phone or face to face at outreach appointments and home visits. We can also send out free fact sheets and information on a variety of subjects to help you

We have also compiled a list of some useful website links that may be able to provide additional help, as well as some useful telephone numbers. Useful Contacts

Free booklets and online information

  • Read our info guides

    Age UK produces free information guides and factsheets on a wide range of topics, including home adaptations, dementia, and advice for carers. You can find a complete list of guides and factsheets on the Age UK national website.

    Age UK factsheets and info guides 

  • Benefit Entitlements

    At Age UK South Kent Coast, we aim to help you get these benefits and more that you're entitled to! Our professional and courteous team work tirelessly to make sure your income is everything you should be getting.

    Read more.. 

  • Online Safety Tips

    The Internet can be a magnificent tool though, and we want to help in any way we can to make it a safe and enjoyable experience.

    Read more.. 

  • Pension Scams

    Pension scams are serious: you could lose some, if not all, your pension savings, or end up with a large tax bill (there can be high charges if you withdraw your pension savings early).

    Read more.. 

Contact us for more information and advice.

Age UK South Kent Coast

Email: iandamanager@ageukskc.org.uk

Telephone Folkestone: 01303 279 031

Telephone Deal: 01304 372 608

We are open Monday - Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm.