Age UK Lambeth’s mission is to support and work with older people to achieve a full and enjoyable quality of life.
Advice and Information Service
We provide a flagship Information and Advice Service for older people, carers and people with disabilities. We run five Information and Advice drop in surgeries across the borough of Lambeth. You can also call 020 7346 6800 to speak to one of our advisors Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm.
See our website for more information on dates and locations of drop-in sessions. Otherwise you will need an appointment to see an advisor face to face.
Our Befriending Service is for older people who may feel socially isolated and lonely. Our main target client group are the 9,800 (40%) Lambeth residents aged over 55 who live alone. We match each individual applicant with a suitable volunteer who visits their home for at least one hour a week to keep them company and have a chat.
For more information or for a referral form call us on 020 7246 6800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We can carry out minor repairs, improvements or adaptations to enable older people to maintain their independence and live in a warm, weather tight, safe and secure home. It charges £40 per handyperson per hour, reduced to £5 if you receive means-tested benefits, plus the cost of parts used. "Lock it and stop it" services, light bulb changing, and smoke detectors are free. Click here or call us for further information
The Vida Walsh Activity Centre
The centre in Brixton is a place for those older people who want to get out and about to do things. There are lunches, art and crafts, exercise classes and more. Click here for more information and here to see their activity programme.
Coach trips are arranged regularly to places like Hastings, and the Promenade Festival in Worthing. There is also an annual "Celebrating Age Festival" held in October, with a variety of film, music, dance and art events, tours, and other exciting things going on!
To find out about other local events for older people, take a look at our monthly calendar of events.
The range and quality of services we provide is only possible through the help of the volunteers who work with us.
We offer all our volunteers relevant training and support. We can also cover some expenses.
To find out more about volunteering opportunities with Age UK Lambeth, please click here.
Third Floor, 336 Brixton Road, London, SW9 7AA
Monday to Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm except bank holidays
Who is it for:
Residents of Lambeth over 55. Information and advice service is also open to disabled adults and carers in Lambeth whatever their age.
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