Ringwood and District

Old People's Welfare Association

Ringwood and District Old People’s Welfare Association was founded in 1960 by Dr Mary Mitchell. It is an umbrella organisation set up to offer help and information to elderly residents in Ringwood and its immediately adjacent parishes. These include Burley, Ellingham, St Leonards & St Ives - effectively covering anyone living in the BH24 post code area. All the organisations mentioned are staffed mainly (sometimes totally) by volunteers.

How to apply

Who we are

Who helps where

Go to our Who can help page for details of our supporting organisations


Affiliated organisations may apply directly for a donation, either for a specific project or for an item for one of their members.

Individuals in need of a particular item or help may apply through one of our member organisations listed in this leaflet.

All requests will be carefully considered in the light of the objects of the Association. Our aim is to help wherever possible.

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