Charities

Charities

There are many national charities which help people with particular disabilities, health problems, or in particular situations. You can find many of these charities here. There are also local charities that work just in Wandsworth or across south west London. For example, Wandsworth Carers' Centre supports carers, Age UK Wandsworth helps older people, and Voiceability offers advocacy services.

Some charities offer support for particular things. For instance, the Disability and Social Care Advice Service (DASCAS) offers impartial advice about benefits and social care.

 

care and support

13 Records in Charities filtered by Client group "learning disability".

  • British Dyslexia Association

    Unit 6a, Bracknell Beeches, Old Bracknell Lane, Bracknell, RG12 7BW

    Telephone: 0333 405 4567 (helpline)

    Description: The British Dyslexia Association (BDA) is a national charity that offers a helpline, information about dyslexia and local support.

  • British Institute for Learning Disabilities

    Birmingham Research Park, 97 Vincent Drive, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2SQ

    Telephone: 0121 415 6960

    Description: BILD offers a range of services to support learning by professionals, care staff, service users and their families.

  • Certitude (Southside Partnership)

    31-33 Lumiere Court, 209 Balham High Road, London, SW17 7BQ

    Telephone: 020 8772 6222

    Description: Certitude is a charity which supports people with learning disabilities and mental health needs to lead more independent lives.

  • Down's Syndrome Association

    Langdon Down Centre, 2A Langdon Park, Teddington, Middlesex, TW11 9PS

    Telephone: 0333 1212 300 (helpline and office)

    Description: The Down's Syndrome Association provides information and support to people with Down's syndrome, their families & carers and the professionals who work with them.

  • MacIntyre

    602 South Seventh Street, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK9 2JA

    Telephone: 01908 230 100

    Description: MacIntyre is a national charity that provides learning, support and care for adults and children with learning disabilities, at centres across the UK.

  • Mencap

    123 Golden Lane, London, EC1Y 0RT

    Telephone: 0808 808 1111 (helpline and Mencap direct)

    Description: Mencap is a registered charity that offers services to adults and children with learning disabilities.

  • Motability

    Motability Operations, City Gate House, 22 Southwark Bridge Road, London, SE1 9HB

    Telephone: 0300 456 4566 (Telephone) or 0300 037 0100 (Minicom/textphone)

    Description: Motability is a charity that has overall responsibility for the Motability Scheme, which helps disabled people to lease a new car, powered wheelchair or scooter.

  • Queen Elizabeth's Foundation for Disabled People

    Leatherhead Court, Woodlands Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 0BN

    Telephone: 01372 841100

    Description: This foundation (QEF) is a charity that works to help people with physical disabilities and learning disabilities or acquired brain injuries to gain new skills and increase their independence.

  • Share Community

    Share Community, 64 Altenburg Gardens, London, SW11 1JL

    Telephone: 0207 924 2949

    Description: Share provides accredited vocational training, day care, employability, and personal development programmes to disabled adults, including people with mental health needs, autism, learning, or physical disabilities.

  • Shaw Trust

    Third Floor, 10 Victoria Street, Bristol, , BS1 6BN

    Telephone: 0345 234 9675

    Description: Shaw Trust is a national charity which supports disabled and disadvantaged people to prepare for work, find jobs and live more independently.