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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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.
Telephone: 08000 21 44 66 ( Freephone)
Description: Dying matters is a charity that helps people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life.
2G Leroy House 436 Essex Road London , N1 3QP
Telephone: 0800 999 5428 (Domestic Violence Helpline) , 0207 704 2040 (Anti-violence Advice line)
Description: Galop is a national charity that provides support and advice to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people who have experienced hate crime, sexual violence or domestic abuse.
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 Dogs for Deaf People
The Grange, Wycombe Road, Saunderton, Buckinghamshire, HP27 9NS
Telephone: Voice and minicom: 01844 348 100
Description: Hearing Dogs for Deaf People is a national charity and centre of excellence in training dogs to alert deaf people to important sounds and danger signals in the home, work place and public buildings.
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.
Hospice UK, 34-44 Britannia Street, London, WC1X 9JG
Telephone: 020 7520 8200
Description: Hospice UK is the national voice of hospice services and it provides information about hospice care, a range of grants for individuals and organisations, and it helps to improve hospice care.
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.
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.