Charity (no. 1142294)

Age UK Lancashire

"Until everyone is living their best later life"

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

We are a county-wide charity working with and for older people. We believe that later life should be valued and fulfilling. Through the services and support we provide, we aim to promote independence, enhance health and well-being and enable older people to access the information they need to make informed decisions about their lives. 

We have a vision for Lancashire where those in later life can make positive contributions to the communities they live in, make informed choices and retain their independence and wellbeing.

Our Services Are

Free Subsidised Charged Donation Appreciated

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What We Do

We offer a range of services to help older people across Lancashire make more of their lives. Please click on the green links for further information.

Information Services and Support

Age UK Lancashire provides an information and advice service for older people aged 65+ and their carers. The service is free of charge, confidential, independent and impartial. We are able to help you with a range of issues. This may be about claiming benefits, housing, health and care issues or local services.

You can choose the way to contact us that suits you the best

  • By telephone  -  Advice Line : 0300 303 1234
  • Face to face appointments
  • Home visiting service (in special circumstances)
  • Letter or email

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Day Time Support

Age UK Lancashire's Day Time Support Service provides an opportunity for those in later life to socialise, learn or relearn skills and take part in fun activities.  Services are delivered in a friendly, welcoming and safe small group environment.  The needs of individuals are at the heart of the service which is delivered within appropriate staffing levels, supported by volunteers. Please click here for further information including eligibility, locations and contact details.

Joining Forces

This valuable service gives up to 12 weeks tailored support for older veterans, providing information and advice, practical support at home, access to social events and opportunities to become more active.

Integrated Care Programme

We deliver our Integrated Care programme across East Lancashire, bringing together voluntary, health and social care services to provide personalised support to older people who are living with long term conditions and are at risk of recurring, unplanned hospital admissions.

Home Help Serivice

Our Home Help Service offers flexibility and choice to suit individual needs, enabling you to remain independent and comfortable in your own home. We are registered with the Safe Trader Scheme and all staff are DBS approved and fully insured. We aim to provide you with the same friendly, courteous and professional member of staff each visit. 

Age of Opportunity

Age of Opportunity engages people who are 50+ and who have low or no skills, to support them in moving towards employment. The project is focused on the barriers to training, work and employment, and addressing these barriers.

Hospital Aftercare Service

We offer short to medium term support to adults (18+), both in hospital and at home after an illness, bereavement or loss of confidence. We aim to improve a person’s health and wellbeing by supporting adults to recover and regain their normal independence. We will identify and help overcome situations that could cause a further Hospital admission.  Time limited support is offered to assist you to regain your independence.

Dementia Community Links

Free one to one support to those living with dementia or a memory concern and their carers, living in the West Lancashire and Chorley area. We aim to reduce social isolation, maintain independent living & provide opportunities to be involved in social, creative or educational activities.

Footcare Service

Our fully trained, dedicated staff provide a high quality, professional nail cutting service which includes advice on how to improve and maintain general foot hygiene, also provide a reassuring check to deal with any potential foot care problems.

Activities and events

Find out here about activities and events taking place at Age UK Lancashire.

Arts Crafts & hobbies - There is something for everyone at our centres, whether it's exercise, knitting or arts & crafts, our centres provide a variety of opportunities to get active and take up hobbies and interests.

Keep Fit / Dance / exercise - Stay fit and well with our variety of different activities to keep you mobile and strong.

Computer Classes - Join one of our friendly Computer Classes and master that tablet, phone or computer sitting in the corner.

Lunch Clubs - Join one of our lunch clubs held either in one of our centres or a local community venue, they are a great place to meet new people or old friends

Events Listing  - details of forthcoming events

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Volunteer

Volunteer

Age UK Lancashire relies on volunteers to help us offer vital services in the local community. Would you like to lend a hand? Click here for details of current opportunities and how to apply.

Working for Age UK Lancashire

Thanks for your interest in working for Age UK Lancashire - the county's largest charity dedicated to helping all local older people make the most of later life.  Please see our list of current  vacancies 

Fundraising Events

Age UK Lancashire runs community fundraising events throughout the year, we would welcome your involvement and support to raise much needed funds for our work supporting local older people across Lancashire.  Contact the fundraising team

Shop with Easy Fundraising

Please help support Age UK Lancashire when you shop online.

Use easyfundraising to shop with over 3,300 retailers including Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, Booking.com, eBay, Boden, and M&S. Every time you shop, you’ll raise a free donation for Age UK Lancashire, it’s that easy!

Buy products

Age UK Lancashire Trading Ltd works with Age UK to offer a range of insurance and other products designed for people over 50.

Visit our Shops

We have 9 charity shops located throughout the county which offer a wide range of quality, nearly-new, clothing and accessories for all ages. Using these shops gives you the opportunity for a bargain whilst helping Age UK Lancashire generate much needed income. Or you may want to volunteer to work in your local shop.

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Additional Info

How Did We Do?

Age UK Lancashire  is committed to ensuring that the services we provide meet the highest quality standards.  As one of our customers we want to know what you think about our services so that we can learn from your experiences and make improvements where necessary.

It is important to us that we maintain the highest standards and this is not possible without your voice being heard so please take a few moments to complete this form and return to Age UK Lancashire, Suite 22, Railway House, Railway Road, Chorley, PR6 0HW. 


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