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.
PO Box 935, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3YJ
Telephone: 020 8423 8999
Description: The Patients Association is a charity which aims to listen to patients views and then speak up and campaign for change in health and social care services across the UK.
Paul's Cancer Support Centre
20-22 York Road, London, SW11 3QA
Telephone: 020 7924 3924
Description: Established in 1983, the centre is a registered charity that helps anyone who has been affected by cancer.
74 Alton Road, Roehampton, London, SW15 4NN
Telephone: 020 8789 1893
Description: Pocklington Court is a supported housing centre for people with sight loss, offering a combination of secure, self-contained accommodation and practical support from staff.
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.
Ramblers 2nd Floor Camelford House, 87-90 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TW
Telephone: 020 7339 8500
Description: Ramblers is Britain's walking charity, which works to encourage more people to take up walking and to safeguard the footpaths, countryside and other places people go walking.
Telephone: 0300 100 1234
Description: Relate is a national federated charity and the country's largest provider of relationship support.
Respond 3rd Floor 24-32 Stephenson Way London , NW1 2HD
Telephone: 0808 808 0700 ( Institutional abuse helpline) , 0207 383 0700
Description: Respond is a charity that works with people with learning disabilities who have experienced some form of trauma or abuse, as well as those who have abused others.
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.
RNIB Readers Libraries
Postal address: PO Box 173 Peterborough PE2 6WS
Telephone: 0303 123 9999
Description: RNIB Readers Libraries (formerly the National Library Service) is part of the largest library in the UK for readers with sight loss.