Age Partnership Belfast
Since January 2013, Engage with Age, Volunteer Now, and North Belfast Seniors Forum have worked together through a partnership called Age Partnership Belfast. This partnership aims:
To build a sustainable partnership that will support and reflect the voice of older people.
To empower and enable older people to play a more active role in their city.
To connect the views of older people to influence decision-makers and service providers.
Engage with Age works with a wide range of agencies and peer organisations. Partners include:
Engage with Age also co-chairs the Dementia Friendly East Belfast campaign.
Engage with Age can accept referrals of individual older people aged 50+ who are at risk of loneliness and social isolation, inviting them to participate in group activities. Engage with Age offers one-to-one telephone befriending support for individual older people but does not currently provide in person visits to individual older people. To make a referral please complete the on-line Referral Form and submit or alternatively please print off a copy of the PDF Referral Form and send it to us. See also the Referral Criteria for details of who can be referred.Referral Form Referral Criteria