Age UK Norfolk

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/norfolk/

SERVICE OFFER: We offer help and advice about benefits, housing, debt, money, lasting power of attorney, social care and support, telephone befriending and activities.

CRITERIA: We support people aged 50 and over, including carers and families (excludes Norwich).

  • 0300 500 1217
  • advice@ageuknorfolk.org.uk
  • 300 St Faith's Road, Norwich, NR6 7BJ

Age UK Norwich

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/norwich/

SERVICE OFFER: We offer help and advice about benefits, housing, debt, money, lasting power of attorney, social care and support, telephone befriending and activities.

CRITERIA: Our services are for people aged 50 and over, including carers and families, in the Norwich area only.

  • 01603 496333
  • enquiries@ageuknorwich.org.uk
  • Information and Advice Centre, 60 London Street, Norwich, NR2 1JX

DIAL-Great Yarmouth

http://www.dial-greatyarmouth.org.uk

SERVICE OFFER:
We offer free confidential information and advice to disabled and vulnerable people across the Borough.
We can offer support on: Benefits & entitlement; Money, Debt and finances; Help to find employment; Non-Medical Health support e.g registering at a GP, getting Covid vaccine; Digital Inclusion; Budgeting and Financial Awareness.

CRITERIA:
We offer services to: Parents/carers; Carers; People with learning disabilities; People with physical disabilities; People in social isolation; Other vulnerable people in Great Yarmouth Borough Council.

  • Jo Howes, Administration Manager
  • 07864095468
  • johowes@dial-greatyarmouth.org.uk
  • KINGSIDE 26/27 King Street, Great Yarmouth, NR30 2NZ

Norfolk Assistance Scheme

https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/care-support-and-health/support-for-living-independently/money-and-benefits/norfolk-assistance-scheme

SERVICE OFFER:
NAS can help the vulnerable and marginalised in the Norfolk Community get support and financial assistance for food, energy, water and other household essentials including smart phones and laptops.

CRITERIA:
Applicants will usually fall into one of these groups but NAS can consider discretionary awards after assessment: Reduced income; Cannot meet everyday needs; Redundant – reduced working hours; Unexpected expenditure; Recently lost employment ; Struggling with utility bill arrears ; Need transport to get back to work

  • NAS Officer Christina Campbell
  • 01603 223392 option 5
  • nas@norfolk.gov.uk

Norfolk Warm and Wise (Citizens Advice) – paused temporarily

SERVICE OFFER: We help with a wide range of energy related consumer advice including switching, reviewing tariffs, dealing with fuel debts, benefit entitlements, grants and energy efficiency improvements

CRITERIA: Open to all Norfolk residents

  • Caroline Mackinson
  • 01379 658200
  • project.coordinator@cadat.org.uk

Social Prescribing – Norwich & Broadland

SERVICE OFFER:
We offer support to people who are experiencing either physical or mental health problems which are being caused or exacerbated by social circumstances and who may, therefore, be frequently attending primary or secondary health services. Advice, support and guidance is available in relation to a number of issues including budgeting, housing, social isolation, family and relationships, care and carers, consumer and welfare benefits. We are not able to provide debt or legal advice.

CRITERIA:
Our service is open to anybody aged 18 or over and who is registered to a GP in the Norwich Primary Care Network. Please note that not all Broadland practices are in the Norwich PCN. To find out more please e-mail livingwellworkers@ncab.org.uk

  • 01603 863576
  • livingwellworkers@ncab.org.uk