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

11 Records in Charities filtered by Key words "employment and training".

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • MS Society

    MS National Centre (MSNC), 372 Edgware Road, London, NW2 6ND

    Telephone: 0808 800 8000 (helpline) or 020 8438 0700 (office)

    Description: The MS Society is a charity dedicated to supporting everyone whose life is touched by multiple sclerosis.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Rethink Mental Illness

    89 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TP

    Telephone: Advice and general enquiries: 0300 5000 927 or 020 7840 3188

    Description: Rethink Mental Illness is a national voluntary organisation which campaigns on behalf of, and provides support to, people with a severe mental illness, their family and carers.

  • Royal Association for Deaf People (RAD)

    Century House South, Riverside Office Centre, North Station Road, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1RE

    Telephone: 0845 688 2525 (voice), 0845 688 2527 (Deaf textphone), 07851 423 866 (SMS)

    Description: RAD is a national Deaf-led charity that works to promote equality for Deaf people by providing accessible services.

  • Royal Blind Society

    Royal Society for Blind Children (RSBC) 52-58 Arcola Street London, E8 2DJ

    Telephone: 020 3198 0225

    Description: The Royal Blind Society assists people who are blind or partially sighted and in need.

  • 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.