Useful Links for Pensioners

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Age Concern Doncaster publishes newsletters and holds a parliament for older people where they can make their views known.

Direct Gov has a wealth of information on grants, tax credits and services for older people.

Doncaster Council has many services to help older people live as independently as possible.

Age Concern is the UK's largest charity for older people.

The Pension Service has been set up to improve the service pensioners receive, whether you are already a pensioner or are planning for your retirement, no matter how far off it might be.

Help the Aged is an international charity fighting to free older people from poverty, isolation and neglect

Shaw Trust is a national charity that provides training and work opportunities for people who are disadvantaged in the labour market due to disability, ill health or other social circumstances.

Age Positive promotes the value of older workers in business

Extend is a charity that provides recreational movement to music for men and women over-sixty and for less able people of all ages.

Veterans Welfare Service gives advice, guidance and practical help to War Disablement Pensioners and War Widows/Widowers.

Doncaster Community Transport provide a DIAL-A-RIDE Service, DIAL-A-BUS Service and day trips for elderly, disabled people in Doncaster.

Doncaster Partnership for Carers are committed to providing services, which respond to adult carers needs.

Doncaster Communities Live at Home initiative provides help and friendship for older people. Visit the site or call 01302 769 898

William Nuttall Cottage Home provides cottages for women aged 45 years or over who were born or have resided in or within a ten mile radius of Doncaster for 20 years or more

Alzheimer’s Society Doncaster - Visit for a list of services

RAF Association Doncaster - Visit for phone number and address

Home Heat Helpline - This service provides vulnerable customers, including older people, families with young children, and people with disabilities or long term health conditions, with a direct link to a specialist team within their energy supplier

Rosie Winterton MP for Doncaster Central
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