Silver Line Scotland is delivered by Age Scotland in partnership with The Silver Line.
This partnership means that, via The Silver Line number – 0800 4 70 80 90 – older people across Scotland can get information, friendship and advice 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Between 9am-5pm on weekdays, calls from Scottish landlines will be answered by Age Scotland’s Advice team, which specialises in enquiries about care, benefits, housing, heating and legal and end-of-life issues in Scotland. At all other times calls will be answered at the national helpline HQ.
Age Scotland’s Advice team can also be contacted by Textphone on 0333 323 2451 (Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm). Telephone interpretation is also available.
Guides and factsheets
Age Scotland publishes a series of information guides and fact sheets, online information and advice on the Age Scotland website, and information articles for Advantage, Age Scotland’s magazine.