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

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Royal British Legion

    199 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1AA

    Telephone: 0808 802 8080 (free from UK landlines and the main mobile networks)

    Description: The Royal British Legion is a national charity that provides practical care, advice and support to serving members of the Armed Forces, veterans of all ages and their families.

  • Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

    105 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9NE

    Telephone: 0303 123 9999

    Description: Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is the leading charity offering information, support and advice to people with sight loss.

  • RP Fighting Blindness

    PO Box 350, Buckingham, MK18 1GZ

    Telephone: 0845 123 2354 (helpline) or 01280 821 334 (general enquiries)

    Description: RP Fighting Blindness is a registered charity that provides information and support services for people with the eye condition retinitis pigmentosa (RP).

  • Safe Ground

    Safe Ground, Unit 112 Battersea Business Centre, London, SW11 5QL

    Telephone: 020 7228 3831/37 (the programme team) or 020 7228 0866 (administration)

    Description: Safe Ground is a registered charity that works to reduce the stigma faced by the families of people in prison, to improve access to educational activities in prisons and to create alternatives to traditional punishment and exclusion.

  • Salvation Army

    Territorial Headquarters, 101 Newington Causeway, London,, SE1 6BN

    Telephone: 020 7367 4500

    Description: The Salvation Army is a worldwide Christian organisation and registered charity that offers a range of practical support and help to people of all ages, backgrounds and needs.

  • Samaritans

    Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK, PO Box 90 90, Stirling, FK8 2SA

    Telephone: 116 123

    Description: Samaritans is a charity that supports anyone in distress, at any time, through its helpline and branches across the UK.

  • Samaritans (Putney Branch)

    14 Princeton Court, 53-55 Felsham Road, London, SW15 1AZ

    Telephone: 116 123 (Helpline), 020 8789 9121 (Branch)

    Description: The Samaritans provide support to any one in distress via a telephone line and through face to face appointments.