Africa Advocacy Foundation
Promoting Access to Services
Africa Advocacy Foundation (AAF) promotes access to health, education and other opportunities for disadvantaged people with a focus on families, young people and the elderly. We seek to support and empower some of the most marginalised people in society.
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.
Albert Kennedy Trust
Supports LGBT 16-25 year olds who are made Homeless
Every day we deal with the effects homelessness can have on young people's lives. The Albert Kennedy Trust is here to help you if you are: - 25 or under - Are (or think you might be) LGBT - Homeless or living in crisis - Living in a violent , hostile or abusive home
Believe in Children
Barnardo's transforms the lives of the most vulnerable children across the UK through the work of our services, campaigning and research expertise. We believe we can bring out the very best in every child whether the issue is child poverty, sexual exploitation, disability or domestic violence.
Support and Mentoring
Beyond Barriers offer a mentoring support service for adult carers and former carers from “hard to reach communities", including; Black and Ethnic Minority, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people, Refugee and Asylum seekers and people with Mental Health issues.
CARA 50 Plus Service
Making life better for older people with HIV
Ageing with HIV can mean a whole set of changing needs, some common to all older people and some more HIV specific. Thanks to generous support from Wandsworth Oasis Trading Company we're pleased to be offering a dedicated 50 Plus social work service to Wandsworth borough residents with HIV.
Community Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers
CARAS is a community outreach charity based in Tooting. We support people of refugee and asylum-seeking background who live in South-West London. Projects include ESOL classes, Youth & Women's groups, Individual support, Advocacy and a wide range of bespoke training sessions.
Transforming Lives, Transforming Communities
We are a social business providing services that help people in tough situations to turn their lives around Helping to deliver change, across seven areas of expertise: - Care leavers - Education - Employability - Families - Gangs - Justice - Social action
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.
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.
The Care & Wellbeing Company
ECL are a trusted provider working with local authorities and health partners to deliver services aimed at well-being, prevention and maximizing independence. We specialize in delivering flexible and responsive support within the home and within local communities across a range of services.
Supporting families since 1869
Family Action is a leading provider of services to disadvantaged and socially isolated families. We tackle some of the most complex and difficult issues facing families today including domestic abuse, mental health problems, learning disabilities and severe financial hardship.
Freedom From Torture
Medical foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture
Freedom from Torture provide direct clinical services to survivors of torture who arrive in the UK, as well as striving to protect and promote their rights. Staff and volunteers at our London centre offer a range of medical and therapeutic services as well as practical help and advice.
Fresh Start Housing
Housing and housing support for homeless people
Fresh Start Housing is an independent charity, providing housing (private, rented sector ) and support to homeless, jobless people who are single and over 35. If you are a charity, NGO etc, please refer people to us via the Registration tab on our web site www.freshstarthousing.org.uk
Hestia Domestic Violence Service
Empowering people, changing lives
Hestia gives practical support with finding permament housing and accessing financial support, healthcare and education. We help with the difficult emotions that surviving domestic violence can cause and support individual mothers to rebuild their self-confidence and improve their skills as a parent
Home for Good
Home for Good recognises that homelessness is a trauma and empowers people to move on from their homelessness experience by helping them to settle in their new home. The project uses structured befriending and community support to reduce social isolation, build resilience and thereby prevent return
Home-Start UK is the UK's leading family support organisation. Volunteers provide home-visiting support to local families who are struggling for a variety of reasons such as multiple births, post natal depression, disability or illness and social isolation. To qualify for help, families must have one child under five years old and live in the borough of Wandsworth. Families can either self refer by getting in touch with Home-Start direct and referrals are accepted from agencies such as health
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.