Age UK Portsmouth - Information & Advice Service


We provide free, independent and confidential information and advice on a wide range of issues affecting people over the age of 50 in Portsmouth and the local area.

Our Information & Advice service is open from 8.45am to 5.00pm on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Bradbury Centre. We can offer telephone advice or face-to-face office appointments and even home visits if necessary.

Our aim is to provide you with the facts so that you can make choices and decisions knowing that you have reliable information.

Issues we can help you with
• Welfare benefits and entitlements
• Housing choices
• Money matters
• Blue Badge applications
• Health and social care
• Staying independent at home
• Residential and nursing care
• Leisure and social activities
• Family and personal matters
• Legal issues
• Your rights

Welfare benefits
Benefits enquiries are one of our most common requests, and last year we were able to help claim over £1.3 million in benefits for older people living in the Portsmouth area. It is estimated that every year over £3.5 billion of benefits goes unclaimed across the country, with three million older people living below the poverty line.

Many people are put off claiming either by the complexity of the benefits system, or they assume they cannot claim anything because they have a private pension or have some savings or own their home.

We have a team of trained staff and volunteers who can check to see if you are entitled to claim any welfare or disability benefits, and can help you through the claims process from start to finish. If needed we can give you assistance filling in all of the forms.

Legal issues
Every two weeks legal advisors from Biscoes Solicitors offer free 20 minute appointments at the Bradbury Centre to provide advice on matters such as Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate and other legal issues.

Opening Hours:

Our Information & Advice service is open Monday to Friday, from 9am to 4:45pm (4.30pm on Fridays) at the Bradbury Centre. We can offer telephone advice or face-to-face office appointments and even home visits if necessary.

You can telephone for an appointment on 023 9288 3500 or email us at or write to us at Age UK Portsmouth, The Bradbury Centre, 16–18 Kingston Road, Portsmouth PO1 5RZ.

The Bradbury Centre, 16-18 Kingston Road
United Kingdom


Phone Number:
023 9288 3500

Further Information

Age Ranges:
26-64, 65+

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