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Other services

Other services

We know that you enjoy attending events and activities run by local charities or community-based organisations. Many of these agencies also offer free, specialist advice and information to older people.

Age UK
0800 169 65 65
Age UK Oxfordshire provides services for older people throughout the county. Whether you’re an older person or care for an older person as a friend or relative, they have a range of services offering practical help and support.

Citizens Advice
For advice on pension credits, benefit entitlements, or even power of attorney, Citizens Advice is a good place to start.

Community Voice
01706 836201 
Community Voice provides an emergency response and support service – helping people live independently with dignity and reassurance.

Energy Saving Trust 
0300 123 1234 
Advice on how to reduce your energy bills and make your home more energy-efficient. They’ll also give advice on grants and schemes that might be able to help with heating costs.

MIND 
01865 247788 
MIND provides advice and support to anyone with a mental health problem. If you like a good read, want to join a drama group, need help with benefits or just want to be able to talk to someone, contact MIND.

Macmillan 
0800 169 65 65 
If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, Macmillan Cancer Support can provide practical, medical and financial support.

‘Message in a Bottle’ 
This scheme is a simple idea for people living on their own. You can use any bottle and a piece of paper, or ask at your local health centre or chemist. Fill the form in with your basic personal and medical details – then just leave your bottle in the fridge so it can be found in an emergency.

National Dementia Helpline 
0300 222 1122 
Information, advice and signposting to support you or those you care for.

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Soha Housing
Royal Scot House
99 Station Road
Didcot
Oxfordshire
OX11 7NN

Phone

01235 515 900
0800 014 15 45

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