This month, Roy a trustee from Age UK Norfolk will be talking about their operation and what local businesses can do to help.
About Age UK Norfolk
Age UK Norfolk is an independent, local charity. We have over 70 years’ experience dedicated to supporting older people and their families living in Norfolk. We raise our own funds and rely on local fundraising to provide vital services across the county. Our services include:
- Telephone Befriending which provides over 7,000 hours of friendly telephone based befriending to lonely older people a year (there are estimated to be 38,000 lonely older people in Norfolk)
- Information and Advice. We have a telephone help line which takes over 10,000 calls a year. We are also able to provide practical assistance with form filling for complicated forms such as attendance allowance, blue badge and lasting power of attorney. We also have drop in I&A sessions at various locations such as the N&N hospital
- Assistance with household finances – Day to day management of finances and help with paperwork
- Advocacy Our independent advocates support older people who are most vulnerable or in vulnerable situations to make informed decisions affecting their lives. We ensure that you have a voice that other people listen to, and that you do not experience any inequality or discrimination.
Age UK Norfolk on the web