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

What benefits can you claim?

Our Information and Advice Officers can:
• Check your benefit entitlement.
• Give you advice about benefits and help you to claim them.
• Provide help to fill in claim forms

We offer a telephone advice service, office appointments and home visits when necessary. Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information using the details below.

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For further information and advice please contact:

Information and Advice Service
Age UK Sunderland
Bradbury Centre
Stockton Road

Phone the Information & Advice line on 0191 514 1131 - Monday to Friday between 09:30 and 12:30 and between 14:00 and 16:00. 


We are currently experiencing a very high demand for our Information & Advice Service, which is resulting in enquiries taking slightly longer than normal to respond to. Please bear with us while our Information & Advice Officers work through the enquiries list as quickly as possible.


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Do you need help and support with tax or other HMRC queries? If you do we can assist you.

We offer:

  • 10 minute 1:1 initial appointments
  • Drop in sessions
  • Teach you how to register and use HMRCs website
  • Provide assistance in completing HMRC forms online
  • Referral of complex cases to appropriate external organisations

We can assist you with:

  • Tax Code queries
  • Inheritance Tax
  • Equity Release
  • ISA Savings
  • Understand the impact of part-time working on your pension

For tax support and to book an appointment please call our Information & Advice line on 0191 514 1131 - Monday to Friday from 09:30 to 12:30 and from 14:00 to 16:00. 

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Free booklets and online information

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