Age UK

Organization's name: Age UK
Organization's acronym: ZAP
Former Name(s): Age Concern and Help the Aged
Headquarters address  
Address: 207-221 Pentonville Road
N1 9UZ
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Phone: ZAP
Fax: ZAP
Web site: ZAP
Organization type: Open-ended Working Group on Ageing
  • English


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Aging

Social Development:
  • Aging
  • Employment
  • Poverty
  • Social policy
Geographic scope: National
Country of activity:
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 2009
Year of registration (YYYY): 2009
Organizational structure: Governed and managed by: * Board of Trustees (15 Trustees) * Chief Executive * Senior Management Team of 8 Directors * Organisation is divided into 8 Groups or Divisions. * Age UK is a charity and a social enterprise. * Commercial activities are owned solely by the charity and all profits go back to the charity.
Number and type of members: Age UK is not a membership organisation but has 2500 staff and approximately 7,000 volunteers.
Affiliation with NGO networks: Age UK is a founding member of HelpAge International Network, AGE Platform Europe, and is member of the International Federation on Ageing, amongst numerous other affiliations.
Funding structure:
  • Fees for education and training services
  • Product sales and business services
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Foreign and international grants

Additional Information

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