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.

 

community and getting involved

19 Records in Getting involved in the local community filtered by Key words "charities and voluntary".

  • 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.

  • FoodCycle – Wandsworth Hub

    United Reformed Church, Rookstone Road, London, SW17 9NQ

    Description: FoodCycle's Wandsworth Hub prepares and cooks a three course meal for people at risk of food poverty and social isolation every Friday.

  • 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 Care Alliance

    Trident Business Centre, 3rd Floor, 89 Bickersteth Road, Tooting, London, SW17 9SH

    Telephone: 020 8516 7716

    Description: Wandsworth Care Alliance (WCA) is an independent local charity that aims to give people the opportunity to be involved in the development of local health and social care services.

  • Wandsworth Carers' Centre - Asian Carers' Group

    46 Balham High Road, London, SW12 9AQ

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

    Description: This is a group run by Wandsworth Carers' Centre for all Asian 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.