Tel: 01483 503414
Fax: 01483 454614
Tel: 01784 444200
Fax: 01784 446213
These organisations promote the well-being of older people in Surrey.
Department for Work and Pensions Room N10 Moorfoot Sheffield S1 4PQ
Age positive is a government initiative which tackles age discrimination and promotes age diversity in the workplace.
South East Area Office
Tel: 01403 276649
The Alzheimer's Society works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia. Local services include day care and home care for people with dementia, as well as support and befriending services to help partners and families cope with the demands of caring. See Share the Care below.
Freepost (BS 6610)
Bristol, BS11 9TW
Tel: 0117 982 4060
Fax: 0117 982 2846
Charity Search provides a free service to help elderly people who are in financial difficulty to find a charity that may be able to help them.
207-221 Pentonville Road London N1 9UZ
Helpline: 0808 800 6565
Tel: 020 7278 1114
Fax: 020 7278 1116
Help the Aged campaigns for change in government policy, undertakes research into the needs of older people and provides local services in communities across the UK and overseas.
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Home Support Service
Woking, GU22 8BT
Tel: 01483 757751
Contact Vivien Jackson for more information about this home support service, which promotes independence for older people in their own homes through community-based support, and grants to individuals in need.
Marjorie Richardson's is a centre for the elderly and disabled to call in for tea, coffee, food or just a chat. It is a relaxing and friendly environment, and is located in Woking. Contact details and location map can be found on their website.
(Formerly known as The Royal United Kingdom Beneficent Association)
6 Avonmore Road
London W14 8RL
Tel: 020 7605 4200
Fax: 020 7605 4201
Independent Age is a national charity which helps older people on low incomes to stay as independent as possible. They also offer a free 80 page advice guide called 60-Wise, packed full of information of on the help available to enable older people to live independently in later years. This can be obtained through their website on their Publications page, or by calling Tel: 020 7605 4283.
Mid Surrey Alzheimer's Society
10 Church Street
Epsom, KT17 4NY
Tel: 01372 729988
This organisation provides support and advice for carers of people suffering from dementia.
U3A groups are for older people no longer in full time work, providing opportunities for their members to share learning experiences in a wide range of interest groups and to pursue learning not for qualifications, but for fun. See links below for local U3A groups in Surrey: