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Helpful Contacts


This section outlines handy contacts in both Bexley and Greenwich Boroughs as well as nationwide for those aged 50+ and/or their carers.

 

Local Citizens Advice

Bexley
Greenwich

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Local Councils
Bexley -  020 8303 7777
Greenwich - 020 8854 8888
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Handy Person Schemes

Handy Person Scheme (Bexley) T: 020 8300 0883
Open 10am-12:30pm and 1:30-4:00pm Mon-Fri

Handy Person Scheme (Greenwich) T: 0800 783 1612

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National Groups

Age Concern
Citizens Advice Bureau
Government Advice

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Helper/Carer Information

Carers' are selfless people who provide important support - some work around the clock, others do the shopping and/or provide emotional support. All of these things make a huge difference to older people, but who can Carers' turn to if they need help or advice?

If you care for a friend or relative contact:

Carers' Support Bexley

Provides support and information to carers' and cared-for people of any age. The service is free and confidential. Carers' newsletter, carers' information pack, carers' support groups, one-to-one support groups, welfare benefits advice and more. Home visits if required.

The Manor House | Grassington Road | Sidcup | Kent | DA14 6BY | 020 8302 8011/020 8304 2022 | carers.support@virgin.net

Carers' Support Greenwich

General enquiries advice line is open 10:00am-12:00pm and 2:00-4:00pm Mon, Weds and Fri

170-172 Powis Street | Woolwich | London | SE18 6NL | General enquiries: 020 8317 9998 | Helpline: 020 8316 7866 | info@greenwichcarerscentre.org

Carers UK - the voice of carers

Find out more information regarding Carers' allowance

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Mail

To reduce the amount of personally addressed junk mail - this is a free service and takes up to four months to start working
The Mailing Preference Service | Freepost 29 LON 20771 | London | W1E 0ZT | 0845 703 4599

To reduce unaddressed leaflets - this is a free service
Royal Mail Door to Door Opt Outs | Kingsmead House | Oxpens Road | Oxford | OX1 1RX | E: optout@royalmail.com | W: Royal Mail Opt Out

To reduce the amount of unwanted sales calls - this is a free service and takes up to 28 days to start working
The Telephone Preference Service | DMA House | 70 Margaret Street | London | W1W 8SS | 0845 070 0707

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Local Age Concerns

Age Concern Bexley
Monday-Friday, 10:00am-12:30pm and 1:30-4:00pm

Provides welfare rights advice, help with form filling and advocacy to older people

Grassington Road | Sidcup | Kent | DA14 6BY | 020 8300 0883 | information@ageconcernbexley.org.uk


Age Concern Greenwich
Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-4:00pm

Provides welfare rights advice, help with form filling and advocacy to older people

T: 08452 707 507 (general info) or 020 8294 0881 (information and advice, services and outreach) | W: www.acgreenwich.org.uk

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