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.
81 Records in Charities.
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.
Mental Health Foundation
Colechurch House, 1 London Bridge Walk, London, SE1 2SX
Telephone: 020 7803 1100
Description: The Mental Health Foundation is a charity that provides information about mental health, carries out research, campaigns and works to improve services for anyone affected by mental health problems, regardless of their age and where they live.
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.
Motability Operations, City Gate House, 22 Southwark Bridge Road, London, SE1 9HB
Telephone: 0300 456 4566 (Telephone) or 0300 037 0100 (Minicom/textphone)
Description: Motability is a charity that has overall responsibility for the Motability Scheme, which helps disabled people to lease a new car, powered wheelchair or scooter.
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 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.
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.
NSPCC's FGM helpline
Telephone: 0808 800 5000
Description: If you’re worried about female genital mutilation (FGM), the NSPCC's trained helpline counsellors are available 24/7 to offer free advice and support.
Pact (Prison Advice and Care Trust)
Pact Head Office, 29 Peckham Road, London, SE5 8UA
Telephone: 0808 808 3444 (freephone helpline)
Description: Pact is a national charity which supports people affected by imprisonment, including through practical and emotional support to prisoners' children and families, and to prisoners themselves.
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.