10 things you may not know about Age Concern Isle of Man

Age Concern Isle of Man:

  1. Must raise substantial funds every year to support our current services. All money raised on the Island stays on the Island to support our clients;
  2. Can help anyone over the age of 50 and anyone with a disability;
  3. Provides free impartial advice and information to 2000 clients a year;
  4. Receives 20,000 telephone requests for help per year;
  5. Works in partnership with the Department of Social Care to provide 20,000 day care places a year across our five day care centres, (Douglas, Peel, Ramsey, Onchan and Port Erin);
  6. Serves 4800 meals a year across our lunch clubs in Union Mills, Laxey, Port Erin and Castletown;
  7. Provides training to more than 5,000 people a year in our four Lifelong Learning Centres (Douglas, iMuseum (Douglas), Ramsey and Port Erin);
  8. Partners with the Isle of Man Department of Social Care to support the Island’s Meals on Wheels service;
  9. Operates six mini-buses which, combined, cover some 72,000 miles a year transporting clients;
  10. Runs three shops – a furniture shop in Douglas, one in Ramsey, and one in Port Erin – staffed by volunteers. Together our shops serve 50,000 customers per year.