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 IS BACK FOR 2021!

We hope that you will sign up and run on behalf of Glasgow’s Golden Generation. Places are limited so register now to secure your place on the start line. You can then set up your JustGiving page and help raise much needed funds for our work with older adults across Glasgow.  The date for 2021 is Sunday, 3rd October. Good luck everyone and happy training!
FIND OUT MORE
Join us on the Virtual Kiltwalk on 23 - 25 April 2021 and raise vital funds for Glasgow's Golden Generation

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