Age Connects Torfaen is an independent, local charity, providing services for people aged 50+
Age Connects Torfaen is a non-profit charity that supports older people across Torfaen and the surrounding areas. We're about older people getting the help they want, when they want it. Our work is driven by what older people say matters most to them. Every hour given, every pound donated makes a difference to people's lives. With the support of our funders, public donations, our staff, and volunteers, we can improve the lives of the poorest, isolated & lonely older people living in Torfaen. We are committed to tackling the challenges of an ageing society, recognising that health and social problems are often inextricably linked. We focus on the individual needs of local older people, drawing on our wide range of services to offer the best possible help, support and advice.Why the community needs us
We are committed to improving the quality of life of local people, their carers and families throughout Torfaen. Our services include enhanced Dementia Support covering; Day Activities, Young Onset Dementia Group, Dementia Advocate and Dementia Life Coach. Health & Wellbeing services such as home visiting through our Community Support Service, Befriending Hubs, Shopping and Cleaning, Welcome Back Pack and, Information and Advice services.Our impact on the community
Age Connects Torfaen focuses on 3 primary objectives: to reduce loneliness and isolation amongst older people; to campaign tirelessly to secure a strong coordinated voice for those we support; to provide quality, trusted services that enrich the lives of the people in the communities in which we work.
There are a number of ways you can volunteer. You could lend a hand at an event, provide administration support, lend a helping hand in our Day Activities or run your own local fundraising activity