Carers Emergency Support Scheme
Cardholder Scheme for Carers over 65
- Do you worry about what would happen to the person you care for, if something was to happen to you? The Emergency Card is designed to alert people, in the event of an emergency, that you are a Carer and that someone depends on you.
Carers Support Merton
Supporting Unpaid Carers
We are a charity set up in 1992 for the sole purpose of providing FREE and independent information, advice, support, advocacy and respite to the many carers in the London Borough of Merton. We provide a range of regular events and activities for carers, as well as training and support.
Support for Unpaid Carers
Carers Trust is a major charity for, with and about carers. We work to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems.
Making life better for Carers.
Carers UK is here to make life better for carers. We are here to listen, to give you expert advice and information that is tailored to your situation, to champion your rights and campaign for lasting change and to and support you in finding new ways to manage at home, work or wherever you are.
Citizens Advice Wandsworth
Community Legal Advice Charity
Citizens Advice Wandsworth provides information, advice and support to local people to enable them to manage their affairs and live independent and resilient lives. We also work to improve the policies and practices that affect people's lives.
Debt Advice Foundation
Free, confidential, impartial advice on any aspect of debt
Debt Advice Foundation is a registered national debt advice and education charity offering free, confidential support and advice to anyone worried about loans, credit and debt. We're a debt charity so you can be sure that the advice we provide is impartial and based solely on what is best for you.
Disability and Social Care Advice
Citizens Advice Wandsworth’s Disability and Social Care Advice Service (DASCAS), is here to give independent advice to residents of the London Borough of Wandsworth about benefits and services. The service is for people with disabilities and the relatives and friends who care for them.
Helping you Save Time Finding the Right Grant
Disability Grants is a comprehensive online resource, with information on charities and trusts to help you find a grant for yourself, your family or anyone you are supporting with a disability. Visit our website: www.disability-grants.org or
The National Council for Palliative Care
Dying Matters is a national coalition of 30,000 members which aims to change public knowledge, attitudes and behaviours towards dying, death and bereavement. The Coalition encourages people to talk about their wishes towards the end of their lives including where they want to die and funeral plans.
Family Law Advice Line
Rights of Women - helping women through the law
For free, confidential legal advice for women on issues including: - domestic violence and abuse - divorce and civil partnership dissolution - relationship breakdown - parental responsibility, child contact and residence - lesbian parenting & civil partnership
Home Instead Senior Care
Caring for the elderly in their own homes
Home Instead Senior Care provides high quality day-to-day care for older people in their own homes and care homes. We also provide a range of specialist services which includes Alzheimer's and dementia care, convalescence and respite care for families who need a break from caring duties.
Information & Advice for Carers
1:1 Advice Service - Wandsworth Carers Centre
Workers can provide FREE and CONFIDENTIAL support and information on a range of issues. Including access to health & social care services. - Appointments avaliable in the centre, or where possible, we can visit you at home. - Hindi, Punjabi, Gujrati, Urdu, Vietnamese and Cantonese spoken.
Katherine Low Settlement
Serving the community since 1924
Katherine Low Settlement is a multi-purpose charity that has been serving the communities of Battersea and Wandsworth since 1924 - we celebrated our 90th birthday last year! We are dedicated to building stronger communities so that we can enable people to challenge and find ways out of poverty.