About Us

Forum 50+ is a small charity supporting people over 50 in the Telford & Wrekin area, helping them to maintain wellbeing and independence through increased access to information, support, activities and opportunities to build new connections and engage in social activity within their communities.

Our Aims:

– Tackle loneliness, and isolation, helping people to build connections and resilience and to feel better supported.

– Provide information to local people about services, support, advice, activities, volunteering, current issues and consultation opportunities.

– Help people to participate in regular activities increasing social interaction, well-being and confidence.

– Promote the needs and concerns of older people so that they may be heard and accounted for in the planning of services and facilities, and address inequality.

– Provide opportunities for people to learn and gain confidence in the use of technology.

– Offer opportunities for volunteering.

What we offer:

Befriending services including our Telephone Chat Scheme and face to face befriending.

Regular social groups.

Weekly exercise classes.

Computer support and tuition.

A range of volunteering roles and opportunities to get involved.

Free membership and a free regular magazine.

Helping you to have a say.

Campaigning through our action groups.

Our Governance and Accountability