Keep Warm

Posted on: November 14th, 2021

Each year Engage with Age distributes warm packs to older people in south and east Belfast to alleviate the impact of cold weather. The packs, which will last for several years, include thermal clothing, house thermometers, and information on keeping homes and rooms warm.

There is a criteria to receive a warm pack which includes older people living in fuel poverty, older people living on their own, and people aged 75 and over. This is not the full criteria list and the number of packs available is limited.

For further information, telephone Engage with Age at 028 9073 5696 or email

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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