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Charity (no. 1042548)

Age UK Bristol

"Providing services to older people in Bristol to improve later life."

Who We Help, Why We Help & the Difference It Makes

Our purpose is to improve the lives of older people in Bristol

We aim to

  • provide, commission or support others to deliver a range of quality services and initiatives that address those issues which are important to older people in Bristol.
  • reduce isolation and promote an independent lifestyle for older people in Bristol.
  •  promote a positive view of the contribution that older people make to society.
  • help local older people to remain living in their own homes for as long as they wish to do so.
  • campaign to improve services locally.

Our Services Are

Free Low Cost Donation Appreciated

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What We Do

Information and Advice

Age UK Bristol offers a free and confidential information and advice service for older people, their families and carers. 

Call our Support Hub for Older People for an appointment, 0117 929 7537. Open Monday - Friday 10 - 4.  Telephone advice on all topics, appointment & home visit bookings, information about other local services.

Home visits

These are offered throughout the week – please ring the Adviceline to book on 0117 922 5353. We also offer a specialist home-visiting service for people and families affected by dementia, which provides advice on benefits, Lasting Power of Attorney, housing, social care, and related issues. 

Free Booklets & Online Information

Age UK produces free information guides and factsheets on a wide range of topics, including home adaptations, dementia, and advice for carers. You can find a complete list of guides and factsheets on the Age UK national website

Benefits Calculator

Age UK's benefits calculator will help you find out what benefits you could claim. The calculator covers England, Scotland and Wales. It is free to use, and the details you provide are anonymous.

New Beginnings Day Centre

We are open 5  days a week. We are able to provide transport for those who require it in and around the Withywood area. We offer a regular programme of activities that include exercise, dance, arts and crafts, singing, baking, walking, gardening, visits from local school children and outside entertainment to name but a few. 12 - 20 people attend per day, which creates an exciting friendly atmosphere and we have a two course hot meal freshly prepared daily in the onsite café.

LinkAge Community Services

LinkAge Community Services provide activities to keep older people active and connected. We run Art Club on Zoom, telephone groups, befriending and Tai Chi. Have a look on our website for more information. 

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Our amazing volunteers help us to do so much in Bristol. Whether you have two hours or a day to spare, we have plenty of opportunities for volunteers. Click here for more details including our current opportunities and how to get involved.

Work for Us

We employ over 40 paid staff and we have 90+ volunteers providing a range of services for older people in Bristol. We offer training and regular support and the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills in working with this group. Click here to see our current vacancies - if we currently have no job vacancies please check back again soon!


Whether you want to walk, run, bake, or even jump out of a plane, we have loads of fundraising ideas and events for people who want to help us make a difference.

Become a supporter

Become a supporter of Age UK Bristol by spreading the word! We know about the work we do, but we want all of Bristol to know what great work we do. You can help us spread the word in lots of different ways!

Leaving a legacy

Leaving a gift in your Will to Age UK Bristol will enable us to provide vital services for older people in Bristol. Age UK Bristol is a local independent charity and all funds raised by Age UK Bristol is spent here in Bristol. We need the financial support of people like you to ensure that we are here in the future. Leaving a gift in your will is a way to give back to us, when you know that your family is taken care of.

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Additional Info

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Friends Ageing Better - FAB

We are excited to present our newest project Friends Ageing Better (FAB). FAB is a community of older people who get together in their local area, enjoy a cup of tea and make new friends, while sharing information on activities in their local area and more generally in the city.

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