Support For The Elderly

We want Sheffield to be accessible and nice to live in. If you are an elderly visitor or resident the information below may be of use to you:

There are many sources of advice, help & information in Sheffield. Listed below are just a few of them. Check out other local sources such as your local library, church group, community centre.

Age UK Sheffield

An independent charity in Sheffield offering support and services to older people. Find out more at https://www.ageuk.org.uk/sheffield/

Care/ Sheffield 50 plus

A useful source of information, organisations, charities, help, activities for all types of issues relating to aged 50 plus. Includes Sunday afternoon tea parties, dementia support, support for carers, advice & many other issues.www.sheffield50plus.org.uk/useful-info-article.php?info=21

Ageing Well Sheffield

A list of national organisations & charities + lots of local information for befriending/companionship, activities, help with recovery from illness, Dance to Health, excercise classes & much more. 



SYHA ( South Yorkshire Housing Association).

 Offers free support for older people in Sheffield. https://www.syha.co.uk/2017/10/17/new-free-support-service-older-people-sheffield-launches/

Staying Independent, Safe & Well

Advice, help & a range of information sources to help you run by Sheffield City Council


Royal Voluntary Service

Help at home for older people, including home library, meals on wheels, companionship & other services


How to get a good handyman

Always pre-book any work with a reputable provider so you know who is coming and when they will be arriving. Don't allow anyone into your home who you do not know, trust or has official identification & whom you have not pre-booked.  Call the police if you feel pressurised.

The following sites will help you find help locally and quickly. All the listed workmen are rated so you can check the quality of work, reliability & helpfulness from personal reviews.