Information and Advice

Information and Advice Berkshire Age UK

What does it do?

Age Concern Berkshire offers a comprehensive Information and Advice Service to Community Legal Service Standards, providing essential information on a wide variety of topics.

Topics we cover:
- Our advisers are trained to help you on the following topics:
- Social care - such as finding a care home or getting some help at home, and how it's funded.
- Your income - including free benefits checks, help with applying for benefits and pension advice.
- Your home - information on staying warm at home, home adaptations and how to prevent falls.
- Legal issues - such as wills, Power of Attorney, and how to deal with an estate.

Who it is for?

We provide essential information and expert advice on a wide variety of topics of interest or concern to people aged 50 or older in Berkshire, their family, friends or carers.

Where it is available?

Local service (West Berkshire, Windsor and Maidenhead, Wokingham, Bracknell Forest, Reading, Slough).

What it costs:

All of the information and advice services are provided free of charge.

How to access or apply for it:

Make an enquiry via our Online Form - we'll get back to you within 2 working days
Come and see us in our offices in Reading, between 9:30am and 1:30pm Monday to Thursday. Ensure you're not kept waiting by making an appointment first using our Online Form
Call us on 0118 959 4242
Email us at any time info@ageukberkshire.org.uk - we'll get back to you within 2 working days
If you are struggling to reach us, you may find the Age UK national Information & Advice Line are able to help you - call 0800 678 1174 

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Info last updated:

15/02/2021