Age Concern Southland

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www.agesunite.com and their video channel on Vimeo  vimeo.com/channels/agesunite 

Services

  • Support Services, Information, Advice and Personal Advocacy: Responding in person/phone to a range of queries from older people and their carers eg. Advising where to obtain a service, what is available. Providing confidential support and empowerment to older people.

  • Information Resources: Providing written materials eg. pamphlets and resources eg. videos and books.

  • Visiting Services: Providing visitors who make regular visits to socially isolated older people in their homes via Age Concern Accredited Visiting Service and non-accredited programmes.

  • Education: Holding education seminars for the public eg. positive ageing, Enduring Power of Attorney, etc.

  • Social Activities: We have a Centre where you can come for a three-course meal Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. We also hold events that provide social connection such as Health promotion Seminars, Exercise classes Tuesday and Thursday, Senior Chef cooking classes, Concerts first Tuesday of the month, Theme days, Bowls, Housie, Scrabble. Please contact us for more information about these activities. 

  • Van service: Pick up and drop off into the Centre, also day trips on a Monday out of town. Shopping service once a week. Please contact us for more information about the van service. 

  • Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention Service: Providing confidential support, advocacy and information for people facing elder abuse and neglect.

  • Food Services: Providing frozen meals. 

  • Sale or loan of equipment: wheelchairs

  • Representation: Providing representation and advice on older peoples' issues to local influential groups eg. District Councils.

Year Founded

  • 1963

 

Contact Information

Postal address: P O Box 976,
Invercargill 9840
Physical address: 50 Forth Street, Invercargill 9810
Telephone: 03 218 6351
Facsimile: 03 218 1211
Email: janette@acinv.org.nz


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