Advice and Information

Age Matters provides free Advice and Information service dealing with issues concerning older people. We cover issues including:


We can provide advice and guidance in the housing options including Residential Homes and Shelter & Supported Housing

Welfare Benefits

Our consultants can assist in accessing all types of benefits and checking that the client is receiving all the benefits they are entitled to. Along with this advice they can help fill in the relevant forms.


Advice and guidance on: care at home, paying for care and help with housework.

Activities, clubs and services in the Basildon Borough

We can provide list of registered clubs and groups in your area.

Other Organisations and Information Sheets

If we cannot help with your queries, we can refer you to other organisations who may be able to resolve your issues.