The Silver Line helpline is a free, national, confidential phone line dedicated to older people (55 and older). Open 24/7 it provides information, advice and friendship.
The Silver Line Helpline provides three functions to support older people:
- A sign-posting service to link people into the many, varied services that exist around the country
- A befriending service to combat loneliness
- A means of empowering those who may be suffering abuse and neglect, if appropriate to transfer them to specialist services to protect them from harm
Geographical area service covers
Who is the service for?
Referral routes into service (professionals, self)
Self referral or via a professional
Risk level you support
Medium to low risk