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.
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.
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.
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 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, 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.
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.