Age of Diversity is an information resource for older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people, run by and for older LGBT people.
Resources: Older people
Age UK provide advice, combat lonliness and enable independence. They run a number of services at their local Age UKs that aim to make older people’s lives easier and safer – either at home or to improve their own wellbeing.
Alzheimer’s Society is a membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia. If you have concerns about Alzheimer’s disease or about any other form of dementia you can call the Alzheimer’s Society National Dementia Helpline.
Bristol Hate Crime Services is a group of four expert agencies working in collaboration to provide a comprehensive service for victims of hate crime.
The collaboration is led by SARI (Stand Against Racism & Inequality), with local providers Brandon Trust, Bristol Mind, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Forum, Avon and Bristol Law Centre and Bristol Mediation.
Care Direct is a service run by the council for vulnerable adults, older and disabled people, their family, friends and carers. It provides information about – and access to – social services, benefits and other resources.
A home-visiting service to help people over 55 in North Bristol stay independent. Help with managing money, form filling and benefits advice, tea and talk events and trips, information signposting, computer courses and shopping club
Supported by a network of volunteers, Contact the Elderly organises monthly Sunday afternoon tea parties for small groups of older people aged 75 and over, who live alone, offering a regular and vital friendship link every month.
Filwood Hope is a walk-in centre which provides the local community of Knowle West with advice and support on benefit, debt and housing. This service also provides counselling on a daily basis.
They also host advisers from Age UK offering advice to those over 55.
Helpline and advice and support service for grandparents, grandparents who may be raising a grandchild and grandparents who have lost contact with a grandchild.
Milestones Trust support people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, dementia and complex behavioral needs to help toward living a more creative, meaningful and richer life.
Offer up to 6 sessions of free counselling to people over 50 who live in Bristol.
The Beehive Centre aims to reduce social isolation and connect communities in Whitehall and St. George.
The Centre hosts social events and activities such as like Tai Chi, Line Dance, Keep Fit, Art & Craft, Internet Cafe & Lunch Club and many of our activities are tailored to the needs of older people (55+ years).
The Silver Line operates the only confidential, free helpline for older people (aged 55+) across the UK that’s open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
They also offer telephone friendship where we match volunteers with older people based on their interests, facilitated group calls, and help to connect people with local services in their area.
Walk Out is a project specifically for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people to get together to share time, thoughts and the surprisingly amazing walks in and around Bristol. In partnership with Walk for Health Bristol, this project will bring accessible, gentle and welcoming walking groups to anyone who would like to join.