Debt Advice Service
Our Officers provide the vital debt advice in a friendly an impartial manner for those older people who may find themselves in this situation.
Dementia Friendly Walks for All
Easy guided walks suitable for anyone who would like the support of our friendly group to enjoy the beautiful countryside of the area - including people living with dementia and their carers. Thursday's 10am - 11am. Optional visit to a cafe or pub afterw
Digital Engagement Project & Tablet Loan Service
Helping our Clients become digitally connected by offering IT drop in sessions supported by volunteers, we provide a free three month tablet loan.
Nowadays, Digital Skills are some of the most important skills you can learn. We run several ICT related courses, from iPad courses right up to a ‘Functional Skills – ICT Level 1’ qualification – there is something for everyone.
Eating Disorder Parent/Carer Support Group
Peer Support for Parents/Carers of individuals who have previously had or who currently have eating disorders.
Employability Support Services
Our Employability courses can support you to secure and sustain work.
We offer workshops such as confidence building and CV writing, alongside helping you gain qualifications, including our Award in Food Safety in Catering Level 2.
Escape Pain - Arthritis Pain Management
Escape Pain is a rehabilitation programme for people with chronic joint pain in the knees and/or hips that integrates education, self-management and coping strategies with a suitable exercise regime.
Age UK South Lakeland provides a variety of physical activities throughout the district to help you to stay in the best possible physical health.
Falls Awareness and Risk Assessment Advice
Everyone is at risk of falls as they age; it’s a big cause of Hospital Admissions and can result in serious injuries and long term complications.
Age UK Carlisle Together with Cumbria County Council have launched a new fall prevention campaign ‘Get Up and Go’ to promote simple steps that can be taken to avoid falls and raise awareness of the types of exercise people should be taking to prevent a f
Our free Family Learning courses are a great way to help parents and carers find out more about how to support their child's learning and development, while brushing up on their own English and Maths skills!
First Contact Information and Advice Service
We offer a wide range of quality services, from supporting you to stay independent, safe and warm in your own home to keeping fit and providing extensive social opportunities. Our services are for anyone in South Lakeland who is aged 50 or above.
Friends Exchange Service
Loneliness and isolation are recognised as being detrimental to mental and physical health. Our Friends Exchange Programme helps build social bridges in the community.
Functional Skills English and Maths
If you have no qualifications in Maths or English then these could be the courses for you. If you havent got a GCSE (grade a-c or 5-9) some employers will accept a Level 2 functional skills. Come along to our centre where we can do an initial assessment t
Hearing Loss Service
The Hearing support service provides information and advice about hearing loss, NHS hearing aid batteries and basic hearing aid maintenance and demonstration equipment for assisting with hearing loss.
Holistic Compass Assessment
If someone contacts us or is referred to us through a third party for assistance and advice with their permission , we can arrange a home visit by one of our Case Officers to provide face to face support and complete a Compass holistic assessment.
Home Energy Checks & Energy Efficiency Advice
Keeping warm at home is vital for our health and wellbeing, especially for older people with long term health conditions. We provide a range of information to ensure older people are able to stay warm while also being able to afford their energy bills.
Home Support Service
We offer a quality, competitively priced home support service with a person centered approach.
Our aim is to help people maintain their independence in their homes.
We offer to help with a wide range of weekly chores as well as supporting personal an