Age UK Cambridgeshire and Peterborough bank holiday service

31st December 20

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Age UK Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are open during the festive period, including New Year’s Day.

Whilst services will be delivered on minimal staffing, Age UK Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s phone lines and responsive services are available each day and messages checked frequently.

See details below for Age UK Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s support helplines:


Contact details and important notes


0300 666 9860 [email protected]

Providing information and advice, supporting urgent matters such as heating issues, food, health issues and support to

access other services

Winter Pressures

Discharge and

Admission Avoidance


01354 691896 [email protected]

Supporting individuals to stay safe at home,

providing regular welfare calls and visits, shopping and

prescription delivery, access to heaters, key-safe installations and furniture moves to allow for hospital beds.

Referrals from professionals, family and individuals

Main focus in the areas of Huntingdonshire,

Peterborough and Fenland


Handyperson Service

01480 700205 [email protected]

Providing installation of key- safes, grab rails, bed and

furniture moves to support and enable the safe discharge from hospital or admission avoidance.

Links with above service for additional longer term welfare and practical support.

Referrals accepted from professionals during the festive


Available for any adult over 18 with a short or long term

disability and any older person aged 65 and over.


Please call Helpline on 0300 666 9860

Urgent grocery shops for older people across the county.

Please note, Age UK Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s other services such as community wardens, home cleaning and telephone befriending will continue to provide support over the holidays. Any other urgent matters should be directed to the services listed above.