So far in 2019/20 we have worked with 302 clients. The table below shows the issues that clients needed support with.  

The largest number of clients wanted help with benefits. This is the beakdown of the benefits we have provided help with. 
What our client's say..... 

Our Next Drop In  

Our next drop in is on Friday 28th February, 12 to 1.30pm 
at Foxwood Community Centre 
Hope you can make it. 
Click here to donate to OCAY. Every penny counts. Don't forget to gift aid your donation if you pay tax. 

 Great News - OCAY have achieved CARER FRIENDLY STATUS with York Carer's Centre!  

We have been awarded Investors in Volunteers. 

We have been awarded the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition  Bronze Award. 

'Gay, Old and Out' 

'Gay, Old and Out': Meet the people who paved the way for LGBT rights. It has been a long hard fight to secure acceptance for the LGBT community, and the older people who fought the fight often get overlooked and forgotten. Watch here 

Office Hours 

Our office opening hours are 10am to 3pm Monday to Thursday and 10am to 2pm on Friday. 


Are you a resident of the City of York and aged 50 or over? 
Are you a resident of the City of York and aged 50 or over? 
OCAY may be able to help you by providing an advocate. This is someone who will work in partnership with you and help you to speak up for yourself. 
Our advocacy service is free, confidential and independent. Our advocates will listen to what you want and act on your behalf at all times. We put people first and treat everyone equally. 


Our free and independent advocacy service is available for all residents of York aged over 50 who feel they need our help. 
Our promotional video shows more of the impact our service has on peoples' lives. 
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