Who we are
Age UK Wandsworth is an independent local charity. We've been working in the local community to help older people for over 50 years. We have 14 dedicated staff and over 200 volunteers helping us to deliver services and activities for older people in Wandsworth.
Where you can find us
Our office is based in Old York Road, Wandsworth.
Visit our contact us page
How we are funded
We rely on your support to keep serving the community in Wandsworth. We are supported by donations from the public, local businesses and some charitable grants.
What we do
Advice & Information
Our trained advisors offer free information and advice to older people and their families. In 2017 our advisers helped local older people to claim over £600,000 that they were entitled to.
- We give advice
We have a shopping service for people unable to get to the shops. We also have a handyperson service for practical jobs and safety modifications in the home - in 2017 we completed 3289 jobs
- Shopping service
- Handyperson service
Our volunteer befrienders visit or take out lonely or vulnerable older people in the community who have no one to talk to or support them. In 2017 our volunteers visited over 500 older people in our community.
- Be-a-friend service
- Out & About Service
- Hospital Discharge Service
We work in partnership with local organisations to provide better services for older people. These include local Community Adult Health Teams, Wandsworth Council and the Metropolitan Police.