ABOUT US

GLASGOW’S GOLDEN GENERATION

Care in the autumn years…

 

Established in 1948 as Glasgow Old People’s Welfare Association (GOPWA), Glasgow’s Golden Generation is now Glasgow’s leading charity for the elderly.

Our charity aims to improve the quality of life of older adults in Glasgow through a variety of support services ranging from our 3 day care centres, clubs, community support, volunteering, befriending and welfare services.

CARE IN THE AUTUMN YEARS

TACKLING LONELINESS & ISOLATION

Our unique befriending service matches socially isolated older adults with our growing team of befriender key workers and volunteers

BENEFITS ADVICE

Our team of welfare advisers help older adults navigate the benefits system claiming on average an additional £4,000 in benefits for them!

STAYING CONNECTED

Keep connected with GGG through our dementia-friendly app offering interactive activities and services to enjoy at home.

DAY CARE CENTRES

We have 3 day care centres in the North/West, South and East of the city currently providing food/essentials parcels to older people at home during the Covid-19 pandemic.

STAY IN TOUCH

Keep updated with what’s going on at GGG. Subscribe to our weekly newsletter and updates on our services and events.

SUPPORT US

THE GREAT SCOTTISH RUN POSTPONED UNTIL 2022

The Great Scottish Run was due to take place on Sunday 3rd October 2021, however due to Covid-19 restrictions, the event has now been postponed until 2022. We hope that you'll sign up and run on behalf of Glasgow’s Golden Generation next year! For more information contact: fundraising@glasgowgg.org.uk
FIND OUT MORE
Join us on the Glasgow Kiltwalk on Sunday 26th September 2021

FUNDRAISING

There are many different ways you can help older adults in Glasgow.

DIFFERENT WAYS TO HELP

Glasgow’s Golden Generation needs your help now more than ever.
HELP US FUNDRAISE

GET INVOLVED

NEXT STEPS

 
To volunteer with Glasgow’s Golden Generation you do not have to have any formal qualifications, nor do you need to have any previous volunteering experience. What you do need is an enthusiasm for the role and a willingness to make a difference to an older adult’s life.

We offer many different opportunities such as telephone befriending, working in one of our charity shops in Partick or Shawlands as well as volunteer drivers/assistants helping to distribute our food/essentials parcels during the Covid-19 pandemic.

If you’re interested in any of these opportunities, please feel free to complete the volunteer registration form and send it back to us.

STAY CONNECTED

HELP GETTING ONLINE

Our digital team are on hand to assist you in keeping connected to our online services

GET OUR FREE APP

Download the GGG App stay connected with us and our interactive services and activities

WEEKLY FRIDAY 11AM BLETHER

Feel free to join us and keep in touch with our weekly catch up every Friday over Zoom