12. Other useful organisations
1–6 Tavistock Square
London WC1H 9NA
Wales – Age Cymru
Tỳ John Pathy
13/14 Neptune Court
Cardiff CF24 5PJ
029 2043 1555 (general enquiries)
08000 22 3444 (advice line, 8am–7pm every day)
Northern Ireland – Age NI
3 Lower Crescent
Northern Ireland BT7 1NR
028 9024 5729 (general enquiries)
0808 808 7575 (advice line, 8am–7pm every day)
Provides information and advice for older people in the UK.
32–36 Loman Street
London SE1 0EH
Works to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend.
20 Great Dover Street
London SE1 4LX
Provides information and advice about caring, alongside practical and emotional support for carers.
Cruse Bereavement Care
PO Box 800
Surrey TW9 1RG
0808 808 1677 (national helpline, Monday and Friday 9.30am–5pm;
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9.30am–8pm)
Aims to promote the wellbeing of bereaved people, and to enable anyone bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss. They provide counselling and support, information, advice, education and training services.
356 Holloway Road
London N7 6PA
Charity providing specialist dementia support for families through its Admiral Nurse service.
34–44 Britannia Street
London WC1X 9JG
National charity for hospice care. They have details of hospices across the UK, some of which may be able to provide bereavement services.
Samaritans offers a safe, confidential phone line providing nonjudgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day. This is for people with feelings of distress or despair, including those that could lead to suicide.