Age UK Surrey offers a free and confidential Information and Advice Service for older people, their families and carers.
Free information and advice Service for older people in Surrey, on topics such as benefits, social care, money, and health.
How we can help:
Our Information and Advice team can help you find help at home, with safety and security, housing needs, they provide a listening ear, information on care homes, support for carers, help with welfare benefits, care at home and much more.
Age UK has 50 information guides and over 70 factsheets. They are ideal for those who wish to help themselves and provide guidance for those whose work helps older people. Information guides and factsheets are available in large print and audio formats. Please ask the team for assistance.
Contact us for help and support
Besides helping older people to claim welfare benefits, our Information and Advice team provide free information & advice on a variety of topics by answering over 4000 telephone enquiries a year from older people, their relatives and carers. Referrals are also taken from Social Services and health professionals.
Telephone: 01483 446627. Our lines are open Monday to Friday, 9am - 12 noon and 1pm - 3pm.
Outside of these hours the Age UK national helpline is available.
Email us on: firstname.lastname@example.org
Email and postal enquiries are welcomed and are usually answered within 48 hours. Further help may be given by writing letters, or contacting a third party if requested. For those who prefer to speak to an adviser personally, appointments can be made at Rex House. Directions and parking availablilty please see our Contact Us page.
By appointment and drop-in
For information about our free Information and Advice by appointment and drop-in service, please click here.
Click this link to download our statement of service and client care standards: