Help with household costs for pensioners – APPLY ASAP Sept 2022

News from Age UK Surrey

The government has issued financial support called the Household Support Fund which has been made available locally through Surrey County Council and selected organisations, which Age UK Surrey is one.

The fund is available to apply to until 30th September and gives direct financial support to pay gas, water and/or electricity bills potentially including arrears.  The value of any individual funding award will be dependent upon individual circumstances.

Eligibility for the fund includes pensioners, families with children on low incomes and single householders on fixed incomes.  Age UK Surrey has an allocation, while funds last, to support eligible pensioners.  

To find out if you are eligible and to receive support with applying Age UK Surrey is holding drop-in sessions:

At: The Clockhouse Community Centre, Chapel Lane, Milford, GU8 5EZ

On:  Tuesday 6th September and Thursday 8th September

Time:  10:00am – 3:00pm

Please bring your utility bill(s) with you and your estimated weekly income and household expenditure for example, food/telephone/mortgage or rent.

Further drop-in sessions will be held in other locations during the month, please visit the Age UK Surrey website for further information.

To contact Age UK Surrey please telephone 01483 503414 or email

Age UK Surrey Charity Golf Day 19 May 2022

Did you know? Age UK Surrey has recently merged with The Clockhouse – a community day centre in Milford. They are holding a Charity Golf Day at West Surrey Golf Club on Thursday 19th May 2022 to raise funds for The Clockhouse.

The Clockhouse provides friendship, food, fun and activities, five days a week to the over 50’s and wider community in Milford and the surrounding areas.  As government funding is squeezed there is even more need of funding for the centre to be sustainable for the future. 

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