Getting involved in the local community

Getting involved in the local community

There are many ways you can get involved in the local community, from community associations to groups that are active in local areas. You can get involved with local forums that advocate for groups of people, like older people or people with learning disabilities, or you can get involved in helping others or shaping local services. There are local networks, community websites, support groups, and many more ways to be more involved in your local community.

 

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17 Records in Getting involved in the local community filtered by Key words "advice and information".

  • Age UK Wandsworth - Be-a-friend service

    549 - 551 Old York Road, Wandsworth, London , SW18 1TQ

    Telephone: 020 8877 8957

    Description: The Be-a-Friend Service is for older people that live on their own and have difficulty getting out, who may benefit from more social contact in their home.

  • Contact a Family

    1 Siward Road, Wandsworth, London, SW17 0LA

    Telephone: 020 8947 5260

    Description: Contact a Family offers support, advice and information to parents and carers of children with any special need or disability as well as professionals working with families.

  • Headway South West London

    Postal address only: Headway South West London, c/o Enable Care, Carebase Ltd, 3rd Floor, The Courtyard, 7 Francis Grove, London, SW19 4DW

    Telephone: 07722 861642 for the support group, 0808 800 2244 for the helpline

    Description: Headway South West London (HSWL) is a charity that supports people affected by brain injury, including people with a brain injury, their families and carers.

  • Healthwatch Wandsworth

    Healthwatch Wandsworth, c/o Wandsworth Care Alliance, Trident Business Centre 3rd Floor, 89 Bickersteth Road, Tooting, SW17 9SH

    Telephone: 020 8516 7767

    Description: Healthwatch is the new independent consumer champion for health and social care, which was created to gather and represent the views of the public.

  • Parkinson's UK - Wandsworth Branch

    Helpline, Parkinson's UK, 215 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London , SW1V 1EJ

    Telephone: 0808 800 0303

    Description: This service offers information, support, socialising and friendship to local people with Parkinson's, their families and carers.

  • 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.

  • Wandsworth Carers' Centre - Carers of Adults with Learning Disabilities Support Group

    181 Wandsworth High Street, London, SW18 4JE

    Telephone: Phone: 020 8877 1200, Fax: 020 8877 3936

    Description: This is a group for carers of adults with learning disabilities over the age of 35 and is facilitated by Sarah Rackham.

  • Wandsworth Carers' Centre - Carers of Older People Support Group

    181 Wandsworth High Street, London, SW18 4JE

    Telephone: Phone: 020 8877 1200, Fax: 020 8877 3936

    Description: This is a group for carers of older people.

  • Wandsworth Carers' Centre - Carers of People with Mental Health Support Group

    181 Wandsworth High Street, London, SW18 4JE

    Telephone: phone: 020 8877 1200, fax: 020 8877 3936

    Description: This is a support group run by the Alzheimer's Society and Wandsworth Carers' Centre for carers of people with mental illness (such as Alzheimer's disease, Vascular dementia).

  • Wandsworth Carers' Centre - Carers of Younger Adults with Learning Disabilities Support Group

    181 Wandsworth High Street, London, SW18 4JE

    Telephone: Phone: 020 8877 1200, Fax: 020 8877 3936

    Description: This is a support group for people who care for younger adults, aged 15-25, with learning disabilities.