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Age UK

Independent charity giving advice on housing and care options for older people.
Telephone: 0800 169 6565

Citizens Advice Bureaux (CAB)

National network of free advice centres that can give advice on tenants rights and housing provision.
Telephone: 08454 04 05 06 (Consumer helpline)

Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC)

Free advice on housing options for people in later life. The EAC website features two sites now combined into one: and FirstStop.
Telephone: 0800 377 7070

Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE)

LEASE provides free advice on the law affecting leasehold property in England and Wales plus a mediation service.
Telephone: 020 7383 9800 (England)
Telephone: 02920 782 222 (Wales)

Society of Later Life Advisers (SOLLA)

Find an expert financial adviser in your area that specialises in issues affecting older people – including funding long-term care, savings, pensions and equity release.
Telephone: 0845 303 2909

Page last reviewed: January 2016
Next review due: February 2018