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.
14 Records in Charities filtered by Key words "activities and socialising".
Age UK Wandsworth
549 - 551 Old York Road, Wandsworth, London, SW18 1TQ
Telephone: 020 8877 8940
Description: Age UK Wandsworth is an independent local charity which offers advice, information and services for people aged 60-plus throughout the London Borough of Wandsworth.
Alzheimer's Society - South West London Branch
241 Garratt Lane, Wandsworth, London, SW18 4DU
Telephone: 020 8877 0033
Description: The Wandsworth branch of the Alzheimer's Society provides information, advice and support to anyone in the borough with a diagnosis of dementia, and their families and carers.
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.
National Centre for Deafblindness, John and Lucille van Geest Place, Cygnet Road, Hampton, Peterborough, PE7 8FD
Telephone: 01733 358100 (Helpline)
Description: Deafblind UK is a national charity offering specialist services and human support to deafblind people and those who have progressive sight and hearing loss acquired throughout their lives.
18 Avonmore Road, London, W14 8RR
Telephone: Freephone line on 0800 319 6789 - Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm, Weekends and bank holidays 9am to 5pm
Description: Older people’s charity, Independent Age provides free information and advice for older people and their families on care and support, money and benefits and health and mobility, along with friendship services to relieve loneliness.
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.
National Talking Newspapers and Magazines
RNIB, FAO: RNIB Newsagent Bakewell Road Peterborough Cambridgeshire, PE2 6XU
Telephone: 0303 123 9999
Description: National Talking Newspapers and Magazines is a registered charity which provides national and local newspapers and magazines on audio tape, computer disk, e-mail and CD-ROM.
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.
Pocklington Resource Centre (Balham)
1C Yukon Road, Balham, London, SW12 9PZ
Telephone: 020 8675 4246
Description: Balham Resource Centre provides a range of services and support for people with sight loss.
Ramblers 2nd Floor Camelford House, 87-90 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TW
Telephone: 020 7339 8500
Description: Ramblers is Britain's walking charity, which works to encourage more people to take up walking and to safeguard the footpaths, countryside and other places people go walking.