We all need to stay at home to protect ourselves and others. However, those who are well and not at risk can provide essential support for their family, friends and neighbours who cannot leave the house.
Charity registered in Scotland SC044467
The Silver Line operates the only confidential, free helpline for older people across the UK that’s open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days of the year.
We also offer telephone friendship where we match volunteers with older people based on their interests, facilitated group calls, and help to connect people with local services in their area.
The Silver Line is the only confidential, free helpline for older people across the UK open every day and night of the year. Our specially trained helpline team can
•offer information, friendship and advice .
•link callers to local groups and services.
•offer regular friendship calls.
•protect and support older people who are suffering abuse and neglect.
68% of calls to the helpline are made at night and weekends.
The Silver Line is a helpline and friendship service for people aged 55 and over