Keeping safe and secure
All keeping safe and secure services
You are viewing all of the services and organisations in the keeping safe and secure category. Here you can find information about staying safe in your home, keeping safe from crime and abuse, and getting help if you've been affected by crime or abuse.
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Keeping cool during hot weather
Telephone: 111 (for urgent medical help or advice when it's not a 999 emergency)
Description: Hot weather brings health risks, so it’s important to be aware of how to keep cool and to be aware of anyone who might be at risk during the hot weather such as friends, family or neighbours.
Merton Council, 1st Floor, Civic Centre, London Road, Morden, SM4 5DX
Telephone: 020 8274 5940
Description: MASCOT Telecare is an emergency alarm and monitoring service.
Men's Advice Line
Telephone: 0808 801 0327 (free from landlines and from mobiles using the O2, Three (3), EE, Virgin, and Vodafone networks)
Description: Men’s Advice Line is a confidential help line that supports and helps male victims of domestic violence and abuse from a partner or ex- partner.
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.
Police - Wandsworth
Telephone: 999 for emergencies or 101 for a non-emergency response
Description: There are two Police stations in Wandsworth and many safer neighbourhood teams across the borough.
Safer Neighbourhood Teams
Telephone: 101 (Non-emergency police contact number)
Description: Safer Neighbourhood Teams are dedicated to making your local community safer - they are additional to other policing teams and units in London.
Shelter - The housing and homelessness charity
88 Old Street, London, EC1V 9HU
Telephone: 0808 800 4444 (Advice line)
Description: Shelter is a charity that works to alleviate the distress caused by homelessness and bad housing.
Stop Learning Disability Hate Crime
Telephone: 0808 802 1155 (helpline)
Description: This is a 24 hour helpline for reporting hate crime against people with learning disabilities and to help support anyone affected by it.
Telecare - other options
Description: There are a number of private companies that offer telecare or care call systems.
Telecare advice and guidance
The Aztec Centre 28 Boulogne Road Croydon, CR0 2QT
Telephone: 0300 999 0004 (helpline)
Description: 'Living made easy' from the Disabled Living Foundation offers advice and information about telecare and telehealth equipment.