East Cambridgeshire Older Persons Service

Lancaster Way, Ely CB6 0800 131 3348

A free, safe and dependable outreach support service for people aged 65 and over living in East Cambridgeshire.

At a glance

  • Support to live independently for longer
  • Support in the home and local community


Our caring and compassionate team provide support that meets personal and individual needs through an agreed support plan.

We focus on our clients’ wishes and needs. Through one-to-one support and advice we improve client’s safety and security within their home and reduce the risk of loneliness and social isolation by helping to keep the mind and body active.

Staff availability

Our caring and compassionate team provide support five days a week, during office hours. We provide weekly contact, but this can vary to suit the client’s needs.

How we support you

Staying safe: Sign posting for adaptations and  equipment services to help you stay safe around the home and prevent the risk of falls, increase security and fire safety.

Social activities and wellbeing: Finding social groups, starting new hobbies or learning new skills and providing information and travel assistance to do so. If clients want to volunteer or contribute to local issues in the community we help to get your voice heard and can signpost you to the right places.

Money matters: Tips and advice on managing money including budgeting, pensions and tax as well as accessing benefits and completing application forms.

Managing health: Helping to find solutions to personal care and support around the home e.g. cooking, laundry, shopping and gardening. As well as getting in touch with health professionals and advice on nutrition, exercise and healthy living.


To be eligible for support from East Cambridgeshire Older Persons Service, applicants must:

  • Be aged 65 or over
  • Reside in Cambridgeshire

How to apply

Please call us or complete the enquiry form below and ask for a referral form. All support needs will be assessed before an application is accepted.

Enquire about East Cambridgeshire Older Persons Service

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