Advice & Advocacy Service

What does it do?

The Age NI team provides information and advice on a range of issues including:
  • welfare benefits
  • community care
  • residential and nursing care
  • Housing and health
The Age NI team also provides advocacy support to people experiencing difficulties:
  • negotiating the health and social care system
  • accessing appropriate levels of community care
  • dealing with issues relating to residential and nursing care
  • those who have experienced or are at risk of abuse

Who it is for?

for older people, their families and carers

Where it is available?

National service (Northern Ireland).

What it costs:

The Age NI Advice and Advocacy Service offers free, independent and confidential support

How to access or apply for it:

Our freephone advice line is available by calling 0808 808 7575 from 8.00am to 7.00pm, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

You can also use our contact form or email us at


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