First Contact Bristol

PLEASE NOTE: This service concluded on 31.3.2020

The Bristol Ageing Better (BAB) First Contact scheme is a partnership of agencies in Bristol including: Bristol City Council, Avon Fire & Rescue, advice agencies and charities.The partnership is trying to ensure that any residents over the age of 50 in Bristol are able to access the services and support they may need by way of a simple checklist form that is completed when visiting older people.

If you would like to refer someone to this service or refer yourself if you are over the age of 50 please use our online form or telephone 0808 808 5252

Online First contact checklist

First Contact Bristol Logo

Bristol Ageing Better is a wide Partnership of older people and organisations across Bristol who are working together to develop services and support for older people that address isolation and loneliness.

Agencies include:

  • Well Aware
  • Bristol Community Health
  • Age UK Bristol
  • Talking Money
  • Alzheimer’s Society
  • Avon Fire & Rescue Service
  • Carers Support Centre Bristol and South Gloucestershire
  • Centre for Deaf & hard of hearing
  • Centre for Sustainable Energy
  • BAB Community Navigators
  • Public Health Bristol
  • WE Care & Repair
  • Vision West

If you are an organisation that works with people over the age of 50 in Bristol and would like to be involved, either in using the checklist or in being on the checklist if your services cover the Bristol area please get in touch and we can arrange to send you the resources and tell you more about the project. 

Find out more about the project and Bristol Ageing Better here.

To get in touch with us please contact 0808 808 5252 or email