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OPAL- Age Concern Hampshire

The OPAL Project (Older People's Area Link) aims to reduce social isolation among older people and promote their mental wellbeing.  It has especially trained OPAL volunteers to put them in touch with local groups, activities and services.  Clients can refer themselves through Age Concern Hampshire by using the free phone telephone number or accessing online.

Assistance is provided at two levels.  Initially trained information and advices service volunteers can provide the caller with information about services and activities that are available in their local area.  If an individual needs more support, than an OPAL volunteer can visit them at home and spend more time helping them.

There is a minimum age limit of 50.

Please note that OPAL covers the Hampshire County Council area but does not cover the Southampton City and Portsmouth City areas.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Sara Nicholls
Contact Position
OPAL Coordinator
Telephone
01962 868 545
Website
Age Concern Hampshire
Notes

The information and advice service at Age Concern Hampshire is open 10am-3pm. 

Freephone 0800 328 7154.

Referrals are taken through this service for OPAL.

Where to go

Address
1
St Cross Road
Winchester
Hampshire
Postcode
SO23 9JA
Children's Centre Areas

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