Crisis support


Local and national support services that help and advise if you are experiencing a crisis or emergency situation. They can support you if you don’t know where to turn.

Age UK Crisis Service- Level 1

The Crisis Service can help with problems such as if you find yourself suddenly ill in bed, if you are recovering from a bereavement, or are home from hospital after being discharged.

Crisis Level 1 provides temporary emergency support when other services are not available.

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Age UK Crisis Service- Level 2

Level 2 service offers support to older people to help increase confidence, prevent falls and maintain independent-living. This can involve a one-off visit to provide advice on preventing falls, or a number of regular visits over a period of weeks from a volunteer to help rebuild confidence and work towards self-selected goals.

Level 2 can also provide signposting to other voluntary services that can help with falls prevention and rehabilitation.

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Arranging a Funeral

An online and printed funeral guide, providing help and support to those who are dealing with death, arranging or preparing for a funeral or coping with grief.

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Bevendean Food Group

A local weekly drop- in offering people advice around finances, benefits and debt, a coffee morning and referral food bank. The food bank is every Wednesday from 9am – 12pm and is a welcoming, friendly place for local residents to go and meet, chat and get advice or food if they are experiencing financial difficulties for any reason.

The food bank is for Bevendean residents only, you can drop in but proof of postcode is required. The food bank services Lower & Higher Bevendean, Moulsecombe, Meadow View, Bates Estate and Saunders Park up to & including Bear Road.


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