Charity information

Age UK

Age UK has a vision of a world in which older people flourish We are a charity and a social enterprise driven by the needs and aspirations of people in later life.

Founded 2009

  • Mission statement

    Our mission is to improve later life for everyone through our information and advice, campaigns, products, training and research.

  • Aims

    Age UK aims to:

    • Campaign for change and public affairs to ensure people in later life are equal citizens with equal rights
    • Work globally through our sister organisation, HelpAge International to proivde emergnecy relief and long term, sustainable development solutions for older people
    • Carry out vital research, investing in solutions for later life that improve ill health and boost quality of life
    • Deliver trusted information and advice to millions of people
    • Provide practical services to help people stay independent at home. Support local communities and create local opportunities for people to have fun and stay well
  • Overview

    Established: April 2009

    Registered Charity Number: 1128267

    Full time staff: 500

    Part time staff: 500

    Volunteers: 1000

    Phone number: 020 3033 1385

    Address: Age UK 1-6 Tavis House Tavistock Square London WC1H 9NA

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