You will not need to pay for the costs of phone calls which begin with 0800 or 0808. You will pay local rates for numbers which begin with 0845. If you phone from a mobile phone, charges may vary depending on your network provider. You may have to pay national call rates for other numbers depending on where you live.
Voluntary work The Retired and Senior Volunteer Programme (RSVP) Phone 020 7278 6601 (England) 029 2039 0477 (Wales) or 0131 622 77 66 (Scotland) Places volunteers in a number of different projects across the country.
The Experience Corps Phone 020 7921 0567 The Corps place volunteers in a number of different projects across the country. Find out how to get involved on The Experience Corps's website.
REACH Phone 020 7582 6543 Arranges voluntary places for experienced managers or professionals. Find out more on the REACH website.
Wales Council for Voluntary Action Phone 029 2043 1700 For people in Wales interested in volunteering. Find out more about volunteering in Wales on the Wales Council for Voluntary Action's website.
Volunteering in Scotland For information about local volunteer centres, visit the Volunteer Centre Network website.
Scottish Business in the Community Senior Executive Programme Phone 0131 442 2020 Arranges voluntary places for retired professionals.
Paid work New Deal 50 plus Phone 0845 606 2626 (Textphone 0845 606 0680) Find out more on the New Deal website
Jobseeker Direct Phone 0845 606 0234 (Textphone 0845 605 5255) For information about Jobcentre services. You can also find information about Jobcentre services on the Jobcentre Plus website.
National Minimum Wage Information Phone 0845 600 067