There are many services that can help with things that may not be part of day-to-day care. You can find lots of these other support services here. You will find information on everything from handyperson and shopping services to getting help with filling in forms. There are even services that can support you with looking after your pets if you're unable to, and much more.
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NSPCC's FGM helpline
Telephone: 0808 800 5000
Description: If you’re worried about female genital mutilation (FGM), the NSPCC's trained helpline counsellors are available 24/7 to offer free advice and support.
Out of hours - Social Services
Telephone: 020 8871 6000
Description: An emergency social work service is available outside of normal office hours and it can be contacted through the main council telephone number, 020 8871 6000, between 5pm and 9am and at all times over weekends and bank holidays.
Papworth Trust, Bernard Sunley Centre, Papworth Everard, Cambridge, CB23 3RG
Telephone: 0800 952 5000, or by text message (SMS) on 07860 021210
Description: Papworth Trust is a charity that supports disabled people and their carers with a range of services and advice.
Peabody Home Solutions - handyperson and decorating
Telephone: 020 7922 7232 or 07932 664 664
Description: Peabody offers a decorating and handyperson service for Peabody residents aged 65 and over who receive any disability support.
Pet care when going into hospital or a care home
Description: If you have a pet and you will be going in to hospital it's important to think about who can look after your pet.
Telephone: 0300 100 1234
Description: Relate is a national federated charity and the country's largest provider of relationship support.
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.
The Vestry Hall, London Road, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 3ND
Telephone: 020 8648 9677
Description: South Thames Crossroads provides respite and short breaks for carers of people with dementia related conditions.
Rethink Mental Illness
89 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TP
Telephone: Advice and general enquiries: 0300 5000 927 or 020 7840 3188
Description: Rethink Mental Illness is a national voluntary organisation which campaigns on behalf of, and provides support to, people with a severe mental illness, their family and carers.
80 Holloway Road, London, N7 8JG
Telephone: 020 7697 3300
Description: Richmond Fellowship is a national organisation that supports people with mental health problems.