Useful Contacts

Department for works and PensionUK

For pension related general support &  advice.

0845 6060265

Citizen advice bureau

For a variety of help from an independent

Charity with national networks.

www.citizenadvise.org.uk

Lancashirepolice

www.lancashire.police.uk

none emergency dial 101

Emergency 999

Help Direct

One stop-shop for to help you find services and safe  trader business

InLancashire.

0303 3331111

Stop Smoking Services

NHS free smoking helpline

0800 0224332

Drug & Alcohol Services

01772 777065 Lancashire Team

01253 752100 Blackpool Team

01254 226 062 Blackburn with Darwen team

Local Authorities

0845 053 0000 Lancashire County Council

01253 477477 Blackpool Borough Council

01254 587547  Blackburn with Darwen Council

NHS East Lancashire

(01254)356800- 33 Eagle Street,BB5 1LNAccrington

East Lancashire NHS

01254)734356 – Haslingden Road,

The RoyalBlackburn Hospital,BB2 3HHBlackburn

The Samaritans

If something’s troubling you, then get in touch.

We’re here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

  • We help you talk things through
  • We keep everything confidential
  • We’re not a religious organisation

15 Market Square, Nelson,Lancashire,BB9 7LP

T: 01282 694929 / 01706 830999

11 St. Wilfrid Street, Preston ,Lancashire,PR1 2US

T: 01772 822022

105 New Park Street, Blackburn,Lancashire,BB2 1DF

T: (01254) 662424

Age UK has a vision of a world in which older people flourish. We aim to improve later life for everyone through our information and advice, campaigns, products, training and research.

Age UK Lancashire Day Care Centre – Nelson

Local Service

Telephone: 0300 303 1234

Walton LaneCommunity Centre,Leeds Road,NELSON,BB9 8RW

Age UK Lancashire Day Care Centre – Earby

Local Service

Telephone: 0300 303 1234

New Road, Earby,BARNOLDSWICK,BB18 6XA

Age UK Lancashire – Burnley Ageing Well Resource Centre

Local Service

Telephone: 0300 303 1234

21 Daneshouse Road,BURNLEY,BB10 1AT

Age UK Lancashire Day Care Centre – Clitheroe

Local Service

Telephone: 0300 303 1234

Trinity Church Hall, Wesleyan Row,Parsons Lane,CLITHEROE,BB7 2JP

Age UK Lancashire Day Care Centre – Whalley

Local Service

Telephone: 0300 303 1234

WhalleyMethodistChurch,King Street,WHALLEY,BB7 9SN

Age UK Blackburn With Darwen

Local Service

Telephone: 01254 266620

2-4 King Street,BLACKBURN,BB2 2DH

Day Care, Handyman, Health Promotion, Home Help, IT/computer training, Other Information & Advice, Other learning opportunities.

The Royal Blind Society has, for nearly 150 years, given assistance to people who are blind or partially sighted and in charitable need. We do this by giving cash grants to provide essential support for those on low incomes, and by providing a range of holidays and leisure opportunities.

Head Office,

Royal Blind Society
RBS House
59 – 61 Sea Lane
Rustington
West Sussex, BN16 2RQ

Phone: 01903 857023
Fax: 01903 859166
Email: derekfroud@royalblindsociety.org

We want a world where hearing loss doesn’t limit or label people, where tinnitus is silenced – and where people value and look after their hearing.

We want a world where hearing loss doesn’t limit or label people, where tinnitus is silenced – and where people value and look after their hearing.

Telephone     0808 808 0123 (freephone)

Textphone     0808 808 9000 (freephone)

You can email us too: webteam@hearingloss.org.uk

Useful links for older people and their families


Looking for information and advice on how to get the support you need?

Here is a list of advice lines and websites.

Advice lines

Alzheimer’s Society (0845 300 0336) – National charity providing information, support, guidance and referrals to other appropriate organisations to anyone who has concerns about Alzheimer’s disease or about any other form of dementia.

Counsel and Care (0845 300 7585) – National charity giving advice and information to older people, their relatives and carers.  Advice service provides help and guidance on many issues, particularly for those who are searching for care and support services, either in the community or in residential care.

Websites

Direct.gov.uk/Pensionsandretirementplanning - Official Government website with information for older people.

Direct.gov.uk/DisabledPeople - Official Government website with information for disabled people.

JAYCARE

Mobility specialist

Kierby Walk Burnley

01282 459150