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Information and Advice

  • Location: Age UK York
  • Price: Free
Call 01904 634061 for more info

Age UK York
St.Edmund's House, Margaret Street
North Yorkshire
YO10 4UX
United Kingdom

Age UK York provides free, confidential and impartial information and advice on a range of issues relating to older people and those who care for and support them.

What we offer

We can offer a range of information and advice on a number of issues - in particular, we specialise in:

- welfare benefits advice for those over retirement age, including working out benefit entitlements and offering assistance to complete claim forms

- helping people identify the care and support they need, including help accessing Social Services and advice on how to pay for care and support

- advising on housing issues, including information and advice on the different types of housing for older people who need more support or want to move nearer to family or friends

- advising on the services, support, groups, activities and concessions available locally and how to access these. Live Well York also has useful local information

- information on local approved traders through the Home Services Directory

- Referring or signposting to other appropriate organisations as required

- advising those who are finding it hard to make ends meet or are struggling to pay their bills and looking into any possible grants that are available

- helping people to make complaints or challenge decisions about welfare benefits, social services, health services and energy providers

You can find out more about the service by clicking the link below.

Service Leaflet

You can download our service leaflet here.

Service Leaflet