FirstStop Advice is an independent, free service offering advice and information for older people, their families and carers about housing and care options in later life funded by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) and the Big Lottery Fund. It is led by the charity Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC) working in partnership with other national and local organisations. FirstStop delivers information and advice through a national telephone helpline and website. FirstStop began as a pilot service in August 2008 and was funded by DCLG to go national in 2009.
This report assesses FirstStop’s performance in its third year of operation.

Publisher: CCHPR
Published Date: 2012
Author: Gemma Burgess
Length: 38pp