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

21 Records in Charities filtered by Key words "helplines".

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Grandparents' Association

    The Grandparents' Association, Moot House, The Stow, Harlow, Essex, CM20 3AG

    Telephone: 0845 434 9585 (Main helpline), 0844 357 1033 (Welfare benefit advice)

    Description: The Grandparents' Association is a national charity which supports all grandparents and their families.

  • Headway (Brain injury charity)

    Bradbury House, 190 Bagnall Road, Old Basford, Nottingham, NG6 8SF

    Telephone: 0808 800 2244

    Description: Headway is a charity set up to give help and support to people affected by brain injury.

  • Hearing Link

    27-28 The Waterfront, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN23 5UZ

    Telephone: Phone: 0300 111 1113, SMS text message: 07526 123255

    Description: Hearing Link is a charity that works for, and on behalf of, adults with acquired hearing loss who communicate through speaking, listening and lip-reading.

  • Independent Age

    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.

  • Mind (National)

    15-19 Broadway, Stratford, London , E15 4BQ

    Telephone: 0300 123 3393 (Mind Infoline)

    Description: Mind is a national mental health charity that offers a range of information and support services for people who experience any type of mental distress.

  • Motor Neurone Disease Association

    David Niven House, 10-15 Notre Dame Mews, Northampton, NN1 2BG

    Telephone: 01604 250505 (office) or 0808 802 6262 (helpline)

    Description: The Motor Neurone Disease Association supports people with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) and their families.

  • 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.