The Silver Line

The Silver LineThe Silver Line Scotland is a confidential, free, helpline providing information, friendship, and advice to older people. The Silver Line is open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. The specially trained helpline staff can help in many ways, including:

  •  Offering information, friendship and advice
  • Linking callers to local groups and services
  • Offering regular befriending calls
  • Helping protect and support those who are suffering abuse and neglect.

There is no question too big or too small. Call anytime on 0800 4 70 80 90 If callers would like to be put in touch with Silver Line Friends, they can receive a regular weekly friendship call or email. Or they may like to join a Silver Circle and take part in a regular group call on subjects that interest them. Silver Line Friends are volunteers who have contacted The Silver Line because they enjoy talking to older people. They are vetted and trained, and work in pairs for safeguarding and support. For those who want to connect online with others who have similar experiences, there are forums on a wide range of subjects that you can contribute to. In Scotland, Age Scotland works with The Silver Line during week days, 8.00 am to 8.00 pm. At all other times calls will be answered at the nation Silverline helpline HQ. This means that people in Scotland can call at any time and still receive the help and information they need.

 

Contact Details

Address: Minerva House, 42 Wigmore Street, London
Post Code: W1U 2RY
Telephone Number: 0800 4 70 80 90
Email Address: [email protected] (head office)
Web Site: www.thesilverline.org.uk/

 

Hours

Open 24/7 – 365 days a year

 

Eligibility and Referral

The Silver Line is a helpline aimed at older people. There is no strict age limits but most people who call are over 65. So, if you think it’s for you, it is for you.

Service Categories

Provider's Name: Silver Line

Type: Charity/Voluntary

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