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Age UK - South Lakeland

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Age UK - South Lakeland
17 Finkle Street
Kendal
Cumbria
LA9 4AB

Public phone: 030 300 30003 helpline

Email: helpline@ageuksouthlakeland.org.uk

Website URL: http://www.ageuk.org.uk/southlakeland/

General information

Service offered: Range of services for older people 50+ and their carers. General well-being – helping tackle feelings of depression or loneliness; feeling worried or struggling to relax; dealing with bereavement. Income and employment – checking people are claiming all the benefits to which they are entitled, helping with money management. Housing – help and advice for those who are struggling to manage their home or feel unsafe. Social isolation – for those who feel unhappy with the level of contact they have with friends and family or who need help accessing local activities. We run a wide range of activities, events and groups. We also provide Digital and IT support. Leaving hospital – making sure people are safe and supported in the first few weeks after they leave hospital. Health – reducing the risk of falling at home, general health advice and help with staying fit and active. Aids and adaptations – equipment or minor adaptation needs in the home to help with mobility / daily living

Target group: Older people (50+) and their families and carers.

Area served: South Lakeland

How to contact: Phone (030 300 30003), email or write. Open Mon-Fri 9am - 4.30pm

Availability

Monday: 9am - 4.30pm

Tuesday: 9am - 4.30pm

Wednesday: 9am - 4.30pm

Thursday: 9am - 4.30pm

Friday: 9am - 4.30pm

Weekends: N/A

Office Hours: N/A

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Parking for disabled drivers. Level entrance. Lift. Home visits for people unable to attend the office.

Other information

Languages other than English:

Charity number: 1141415

Year established: 1978

Staffing: 10 full time staff, 18 part time and 253 volunteers.

Public transport: Kendal train station - 15 minutes walk, bus station - 10 minutes walk.

Record last checked: 14 June 2021

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