Age UK Barrow & District

Improving the quality of life for older people in the Borough of Barrow-in-Furness.

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About the Business:

Whether you're facing daily tasks that seem a bit daunting, looking for social connections, or simply need some friendly advice, Age UK Barrow & District is here to help.


Information and Advice:

Feeling overwhelmed by navigating benefits, housing options, or healthcare systems? Age UK's free and confidential information service provides expert guidance on a wide range of issues. Their friendly staff can help you understand your rights, access entitlements, and find solutions to everyday challenges.


Keeping Active and Connected:

Loneliness and social isolation can be major concerns for older adults. Age UK offers a vibrant calendar of social activities and events, from gentle exercise classes and art workshops to film nights and day trips. These activities are a great way to stay active, meet new people, and have fun in a supportive environment.


Practical Assistance:

Does that leaky tap seem like an insurmountable task? Age UK's handyperson service provides affordable, reliable repairs and maintenance for everything from plumbing problems to electrical fixes. This service can help you stay independent and comfortable in your own home.


Shopping for a Cause:

Age UK operates a fantastic charity shop in Barrow, selling high-quality donated clothes, furniture, books, and more. Shopping here not only allows you to find unique treasures at great prices, but also supports the vital work of the charity in your community.


Age UK Barrow & District offers even more services to enrich the lives of older residents. They can help with home adaptations, transportation, befriending services, and even provide support for carers. You can find a full list of their services on their website or by contacting them directly.


Believing in the empowerment of older adults to live fulfilling and independent lives the services are designed to be accessible and welcoming, offering support tailored to your individual needs. Whether you're looking for a helping hand with daily tasks, a friendly chat, or simply some information, Age UK Barrow & District is here for you.


Reach out and discover how we can make your life easier and more enjoyable.


Visit the website, call on 01229 820837, or drop by their office for a chat. You'll be glad you did!


Remember, Age UK Barrow & District are here to support you on your journey.



"The staff are so helpful, I am so grateful for the assistance they gave my Mam. The shop is great too for hand crafted cards and gifts." Angie D.

Contact Details:

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Email: info@ageukbarrow.org.uk

Phone: 01229 831425

Address: Second Floor, College House, Duke Street, Barrow

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