Action for Children
Making Life Better for Children and Young People
Action for Children is one of the largest children's charities in the UK, we lead in providing services and campaigning for children, young people and their families. Our main 4 areas of work are: family support, children in care, disabled children and vulnerable or excluded young people.
Age UK - Information, Advice and Support Service
Independent information, advice and support for older people
Age UK Wandsworth provide a free independent information, advice and support service to people aged 60-plus living in Wandsworth and their carers/relatives. They can help with: Money and benefits, housing, fuel bills, health and disability, help at home, care homes, social activities and transport.
Age UK Wandsworth
Services for people aged 60 plus living in Wandsworth
Our mission is to promote the well-being of all older people and to help make life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience. Our services are open to all older people aged over 60 and their carers through our offices in central Wandsworth. Age UK Wandsworth recognises the positive contribution older people make to society.
South West London Office
Alzheimer's Society is a membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Many of our 20,000 members have personal experience of dementia and it is their experiences that help to inform our work.
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.
Personalised support in social care
For people with learning disabilities or mental health needs and for their carers and families we can offer: round the clock support to independent living in the community; training and mentoring to build skills and confidence and support in finding fulfilling and reasonably paid employment.
Contact a Family
For Families with disabled children
Contact a Family exists to support the families of disabled children whatever their condition or disability. Our vision is that families with disabled children are empowered to live the lives they want and achieve their full potential for themselves, for the communities they live in and for society.
Created by Parents
Support for Supporting Young People with Additional Needs
Created by parents is an online resource offering information and support for parents and carers of people with learning disabilities and extra support needs. Our aim for this website is to share our experiences and to help families on the journey through transition and maybe beyond.
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.
Friends of Projects by the Blind (Wandsworth)
Raising funds for projects by blind people in Wandsworth.
We are a registered charity, committed to raising funds to supply transport and any other requirements for projects by blind or visually impaired people.
Opportunities for people with learning disabilities
Generate is a charity that aims to create better days and better lives for people with a learning disability by working together with them and the people who know them well. We aim to help provide purpose, develop independence and encourage connections through people, places and activities.
Home Care Assistant Jobs
Free advertising for care roles
At Homecarework.co.uk we provide a service where individuals can advertise their care roles for free. So for people looking for personal care our site is a fantastic resource that puts them in touch with available carers.The website is also free for Home care assistants to sign up and upload their CV, creating a niche community for those in need of care and those who provide it.
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.
Macmillan Cancer Support
We're here to help
At Macmillan, we understand how vital it is to have someone by your side when you're affected by cancer. A team who can provide personal support and expert information. We provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care. We are Macmillan Cancer Support.
Paul's Cancer Support Centre Monthly Social
A free monthly social for those affected by Cancer
Each month we organise a coffee morning at the Centre for our clients on the first Tuesday of the month from 11am. It's a very relaxed occasion and a chance to meet up with other people. Everyone is welcome - and particularly new people. There's no need to book so people can just turn up!
Support with Direct Payments and Personal Budgets
Penderels Trust offers advice, guidance and practical solutions to enable people with disabilities and older people to live independently in their own homes, to achieve their goals in life and to help them play an active part in their community.
Ruils Direct Payments Support Service
Support to help you to set up and manage a Direct Payment
Advice and practical support for disabled people, the elderly and people with learning disabilities to set up and manage their care and support using a Direct Payment. This includes, employing and managing staff or setting up care with a care agency.
the arts for mental health
Sound Minds is a multi award winning user led social enterprise improving the lives of people living with mental health issues through a range of arts projects, including film, live music, music technology, instrument tuition, filmmaking and visual arts. Access by referral. Some free activities.
Substance Misuse Carers Support
Comprehensive Support for Carers - Wandsworth Carers Centre
When someone you care about uses alcohol or drugs it can be worrying, isolating & confusing. As a family member or a friend it can help to know that you're not alone and that support is available for you. You can also play an important role in the person's recovery.