The Silver Line operates the only confidential, free helpline for older people across the UK that’s open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The helpline number is 0800 4 70 80 90.
The Silver Line also offer telephone and letter friendship schemes where they match volunteers with older people based on their interests; facilitated group calls; and help to connect people with local services in their area.
The specially-trained helpline team:
- Offer information, friendship and advice.
- Link callers to local groups and services.
- Offer regular friendship calls.
- Protect and support older people who are suffering abuse and neglect
They have no strict age limits but most people we speak to are over 65.
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