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Our aim is to provide an overall service that supports people to maintain independence and prevent social isolation.

We provide wrap-around support that helps you or a loved one to maintain independence and prevents social isolation. Our team will assess your needs and requirements, offering a focussed, person-centred plan.

Who can access this help?

Anyone over 50 who lives in Tameside and may have:

  • Fallen or be at risk of falling
  • Experienced social isolation and loneliness
  • Lost confidence or be finding it difficult to get out
  • Suffered a bereavement or loss
  • Recently attended hospital (in or out patient)
  • Experienced decreased mobility issues and need signposting to other services that could help.
What kind of support is available?

We will visit you or a loved one to carry out an assessment of need and check that you are safe in your home, referring on for any adaptations that may be required. We can take you or a loved one out with a support worker and build your confidence so that you may feel able to go out independently. We can access and refer to groups that are both social and supportive.

How much does the service cost and how can an individual be referred?

There is no charge for this service and we take referrals from anyone with concerns over the health and wellbeing of a person, including the individual themselves.

You will receive person-centred support to ensure the support that you need is structured in the most helpful way for you.

Referral Form

You can refer clients for help and support from the Age UK Tameside Community Support Service.

Please complete in full the Age UK Tameside referral form. We can provide a follow-up email for confirmation of receipt.

Click here to download the referral form.


Here's how you can get in touch with Age UK Tameside.

Our main office:
131 Katherine Street, 
OL6 7AW 

Phone number: 0161 308 5000