Advice and information
Advice and information
You can get advice about care from many organisations. Charities such as Age UK Wandsworth and the Disability and Social Care Advice Service (DASCAS) offer general advice and information. Lots of national charities also offer advice and information, including about care services and paying for care. Also visit the Money and Legal area for more information and advice about paying for care and how you can get independent financial advice.
There are organisations that offer general advice and some that offer specialist advice. For example, Deaf people may be interested in advice from Action on Hearing Loss and people with a learning disability will find Mencap useful.
6 Records in Advice and information filtered by Location "N1".
Disability Rights UK
Ground Floor, CAN Mezzanine, 49-51 East Rd, London, N1 6AH
Telephone: 020 7250 8181 (office)
Description: Disability Rights UK is a national charity, formed through the merger of Disability Alliance, RADAR and the National Centre for Independent Living.
2G Leroy House 436 Essex Road London , N1 3QP
Telephone: 0800 999 5428 (Domestic Violence Helpline) , 0207 704 2040 (Anti-violence Advice line)
Description: Galop is a national charity that provides support and advice to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people who have experienced hate crime, sexual violence or domestic abuse.
London Lesbian & Gay Switchboard (LLGS)
PO Box 7324, London, N1 9QS
Telephone: 020 7837 6768 (office)
Description: London Lesbian & Gay Switchboard (LLGS) provides information, support and referral services for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people and anyone who needs to consider issues around their sexuality.
Relatives and Residents Association
The Relatives & Residents Association, 1 The Ivories, 6-18 Northampton Street, London, N1 2HY
Telephone: 020 7359 8136 (Monday - Friday 9:30 - 4:30pm)
Description: This association supports people by giving them the information and guidance they need to make confident and informed choices – whether about choosing a care home, paying for care, adjusting to being in care, or complaining about the quality of care they, or a relative or friend, are receiving.
G03, The Wenlock, 50-52 Wharf Road, London, N1 7EU
Telephone: 020 7427 2460
Description: Rica (formerly Ricability) is a national research charity that provides free, practical and unbiased information for older and disabled people.
101 Pentonville Road, London, N1 9LG
Telephone: 0300 330 9256 voice or 0300 330 9252 textphone
Description: Sense is a national charity that supports and campaigns for adults and children who are deafblind.