Elderly


Free confidential helplines available 24 hours a day 7 days a week for the public, elders, families & carers providing guidance and care for the elderly in distress, lonely, unwell, neglected, isolated, grieving, suffering abuse or in need of local support, food, benefit, help, connections, friendship & activities, advice, healthcare or counselling.

    Aging In Place
    Aging in Place provides a guide to recognising abuse of the elderly, nearly 10% of older adults experience some form of abuse on a monthly basis, yet most occurrences go unreported.

    Age UK
    Age UK's vision is for a world where everyone can love later life, free national advice line & local advice, befriending services pairing an older person with a befriender to help provide companionship. Help with social care & healthcare.
    0800 678 1174

    Action on Elder Abuse
    The UK and Ireland's only national, freephone helpline for anyone concerned in any way about the abuse of older people
    0808 808 8141

    The Silver Line
    The Silver Line operates a free confidential helpline for older people in the UK open 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Telephone & letter friendship schemes, facilitated group calls, connect people with local services, assist in cases of abuse or neglect.
    London
    SW11 3YH
    0800 4 70 80 90

    Royal Voluntary Service
    Formerly WRVS, Royal Voluntary Service is a charity that works with volunteers to improve the lives of older people all over Great Britain. Their volunteers can assist those looking for all kinds of help.
    0845 608 0122

    Helpline
    24/7 personal alarms for the elderly and families needing peace of mind, Helpline is here for those people who may be vulnerable, need urgent care or at risk in their own home.
    London
    W1G 9QR
    03458 247999

    End Loneliness Campaign
    Helpful information, advice & contacts for people alone, feeling isolated, lonely or missing the companionship of others. The Campaign is working hard to provide help for anyone affected & ensure contact with others for everyone in later life.
    London
    EC1N 2SW
    020 3865 3908