A helping hand for the elderly and vulnerable in Wales

The elderly and vulnerable may not always be aware of the help that is available to them so we have put together a handy list of places you can get help should you need it.


  • Did you know if you’re over 60 you can travel on buses for free? If you need help claiming your buss pass, have a look at Arriva Senior Travel
  • Scope Wales offers fab free disability advice on a range of topics from help with money to housing and education
  • Tooth trouble? NHS Direct Wales offers a free Dentist FAQ service
  • SFE are Solicitors for the Elderly and provide specialist legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers. They could come in handy for you!
  • Could you qualify for a disabled facilities grant? Find out here
  • In Wales? You could qualify for help with any home improvements here
  • If you’re on a low income, you may be entitled to some help towards paying your council tax. Find more info here
  • Did you know the South Wales Fire and Rescue will come to your home to offer advice on how to make your home safe and where appropriate fit a smoke alarm for free.
  • Did you know if you’re aged 60 plus you can swim for free at local authority pools? More info here.