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.

 

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62 Records in Charities filtered by Key words "charities and voluntary".

  • Age UK (national charity)

    Age UK, Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9NA

    Telephone: 0800 678 1174 (advice line)

    Description: Age UK is a national charity that aims to improve later life for everyone through information and advice, campaigns, products, training and research.

  • 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

    Devon House, 58 St Katherine's Way, London, E1W 1LB

    Telephone: 0300 222 11 22 (national dementia helpline)

    Description: The Alzheimer's Society is a national charity that offers support, help and information to people with any type of dementia and to their families, carers and professionals.

  • 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.

  • Back Up

    The Back-Up Trust, Jessica House, Red Lion Square, 191 Wandsworth High Street, SW18 4LS

    Telephone: 020 8875 1805

    Description: Back Up is a national charity that has helped thousands of people of all ages and backgrounds rebuild their confidence and independence following a devastating spinal cord injury.

  • Basic Caring Communities (a Pact project)

    Pact Head Office, 29 Peckham Road, London, SE5 8UA

    Telephone: 020 7735 9535

    Description: Basic Caring Communities (BaCC) are groups of volunteers who offer daily support to an ex-prisoner, helping him or her to find their feet in the community in the first crucial months after release.

  • 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 Red Cross (UK)

    UK Office, 44 Moorfields, London, EC2Y 9AL

    Telephone: 0344 871 11 11

    Description: British Red Cross is a volunteer-led humanitarian organisation that helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are.

  • British Tinnitus Association

    Ground Floor, Unit 5, Acorn Business Park, Woodseats Close, Sheffield, S8 0TB

    Telephone: 0800 018 0527 (helpline)

    Description: The British Tinnitus Association (BTA) is a national charity with a trained team of friendly and experienced advisers for anyone who experiences tinnitus or would like guidance or information about the condition.

  • 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.