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Breathe Easy Wandsworth

Lung condition support group

Breathe Easy Wandsworth is a support group for people affected by lung conditions including their friends, family and carers.

Camp Can Do

Summer Holidays for Teenagers with Special Needs

Camp Cando is a grass roots voluntary organisation for young people with special and behavioural needs. Every year we give a group of young people from London the opportunity to spend a life enhancing and fun week away from home in the summer.

Cardiac Risk in the Young

CRY

Every week at least 12 apparently 'fit and healthy' young people die in the UK of undiagnosed heart conditions. Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) is a charity founded in 1995 to provide support and information on cardiac risk in young people.

Caremark

The mark of excellent care

Caremark (Wandsworth) is a provider of high quality affordable personal/social care at home, such as help with getting up, personal hygiene, meal preparation, housework, shopping, companionship, overnight and live-in care.

Carers Coffe Morning

Support Group for All Carers - Wandsworth Carers Centre

A friendly and relaxed social group open to Carers and the people they Care for. All are welcome to come, meet other carers and share in interesting discussions. The club takes place on the third Friday of each month between 10.30am - 12.30pm, at our Balham Centre.

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 of Adults with Learning Disabilities Group

Wandsworth Carers Centre

A self-help group by Wandsworth Carers' Centre, Carers of Adults with Learning Disabilities Group is for people who care for adults with Learning Disabilities, aged over 35. It offers an opportunity to meet other carers, to find out about services and discuss ways of coping.

Carers of Older People Support Group

Wandsworth Carers Centre - Support group

We are a friendly group offering support to others caring for anyone over 65 years of age. Our meetings take place on the 4th Wednesday of each month, 11am-1pm at Wandsworth Carers Centre.

Carers of People with Dementia - including Alzheimer's Disease

Wandsworth Carers Centre - Alzheimers Society

This group meets in the 2nd Wednesday of every month,11am -1pm and is run by the Alzheimers Society and Wandsworth Carers Centre for people who care for a person with dementia.

Carers of Young Adults with Learning Disabilities

Support Group - Wandsworth Carers Centre

Support group for people who care for younger adults with Learning Disabilities, aged 15-25. We offer an opportunity to meet other carers, to find out about services and discuss ways of coping with transition from school to adult services. - 2nd Tuesday of alternate months, 11am-1pm.

Carers Space

Online Community for Adult Carers

Are you looking after someone who wouldn't be able to cope on their own? If you are feeling isolated or you find it hard to get out, our friendly and welcoming online community is waiting for 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.

Carers Trust

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.

Carers UK

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.

Certitude

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.

Child Bereavement UK

Rebuilding Lives Together

Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement. Every year we train almost 7000 professionals, helping them to better understand and meet the needs of grieving families.

Children with Cancer UK

Fighting childhood cancer. Saving young lives.

Children with Cancer UK is the leading national children's charity dedicated to the fight against all childhood cancers. Around 3,600 children and young people are diagnosed with cancer every year in the UK. Our aims are to determine the causes, find cures and provide care for children with cancer.

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.

Clapham Park FoodBank

The Trussell Trust

13 million people live below the poverty line in the UK. Our foodbank provides a minimum of 3 days emergency food and support to local people in crisis.

ClearVision

Postal Lending Library - Children's Books in Print & Braille

ClearVision is a UK postal lending library of mainstream children's books with added braille. Our books all have braille (or Moon), print and pictures, making them suitable for visually-impaired and sighted children and adults to share.

Clover Cafe by Alzheimers Society

Dementia Support Group

Clover Cafe by the SW London Alzheimers Society is a monthly gathering for people with dementia and their carers, friends or families to meet and share experiences and company of others in a similar situation. Runs on 2nd Sunday of every month - Tooting We are open to all residents of Wandsworth.

Complimentary Therapies for Carers

Wandsworth Carers Centre

A range of Complementary Therapies are offered at the Centre by volunteer therapists who are either qualified or in training on an accredited course.

Contact the Elderly

A Lifeline of Friendship

We organise monthly Sunday afternoon tea parties for people aged 75 and over, who live alone with little or no support from friends, family or statutory services. The afternoons are full of fun and laughter and make a real difference to the lives of our older guests.

Coping With Caring

Mind Care - Dementia Support

Training and coaching for family and friends caring for a person with dementia.

Counseling for Carers

Wandsworth Carers Centre

Counseling is provided at the Centre by volunteer counselors who are either qualified or in training on an accredited course.

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.

Crossroads Care- Richmond & Kingston upon Thames

We're the people Carers turn to.

Crossroads Care Richmond and Kingston upon Thames strives to relieve the stresses of relatives and friends caring for someone who has a disability or chronic illness.

Dads House

Helping Dads ... be Dads

Dads House is a charitable organisation founded and run by William McGranaghan to help single dads, giving them support, advice and information.

Dads House Food Bank

Helping Dads ... be Dads

Dadshouse is an organisation set up to help Dads. We are launching a foodbank for Dads who need a helping hand, in Kensington & Chelsea. Every Friday Evening at Kensington United Reform Church.

Deafblind UK

Deafblind UK is a national charity offering specialist services and human support to deafblind people and those who have progressive sight and hearing loss acquired throughout their 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.

Dementia Care

Brendon Care - Ronald Gibson House

The specialist Dementia wing is part of our purpose-built care complex in Tooting, South West London. From here, we provide specialist Dementia care, both respite and permanent.

Dementia Partners

Dementia Planning Specialists

Dementia Partners assists people with dementia who are living in care homes. We provide a comprehensive, hands-on care advisory and implementation service to people with all forms of dementia and their relatives and carers.

Dementia Support Service

Alzheimers Society UK

This support service provides telephone information and advice and one to one visits to people with dementia and their carers.

Dementia UK

Admiral Nursing Direct Dementia Helpline

Dementia helpline staffed by Admiral Nurses providing practical and emotional support on the telephone or via email. Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who give expert practical, clinical and emotional support to families living with dementia.

Different Strokes

Support for Younger Stroke Survivors

Different Strokes helps stroke survivors of working age or younger to optimise their recovery by offering exercise, support, information and advice.

Disability and Social Care Advice

DASCAS

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.

Disability Grants

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

Disabled Living Foundation

Advice, information & training on independant living

DLF is a national charity providing impartial advice, information and training on independent living since 1969.

DLF Loan Library (for electronic living aids)

Disabled Living Foundation

Our lending library enables you to borrow a range of simple electronic living aids for two weeks FREE of charge, to see if they work for you! The service launches in Wandsworth on 1st October!

Down's Syndrome Association

Supporting People with Down's syndrome throughout their

We are the only organisation in the UK focusing solely on all aspects of living successfully with Down's syndrome. We provide information, advice and support for people with Down's Syndrome, their families and carers, as well as providing training and information for professionals and employers.

Dying Matters

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.

Dyscover

rediscovering communication

Dyscover is a charity providing long-term support and opportunities to people with aphasia and their families. We help our members to develop strategies for communicating, maximise abilities and provide help and support for partners, carers and other family members.

Emergence

Changing Attitudes - Building Lives

Our vision at Emergence is to make a life changing difference for everyone affected by personality disorders (PD) through support, advice and education.

Ex-carers Support Group

Wandsworth Carers Centre

This is a group where people who have stopped caring for someone can have a cake and a cup of tea and receive support to help you get started on your own life after caring. We meet every fortnight on Wednesday afternoons 2 - 4pm.

Expanse Love.Family.Life

Life Coaching

We invest in and provide coaching to people impacted by ill health including any type of cancer. 1-to-1 coaching and group coaching services.

Families Anonymous

For family members and friends

Families Anonymous is a world-wide fellowship of family members and friends affected by another's abuse of mind-altering substances, or related behavioural problems. FA has groups, spread throughout the country, which meet regularly.

Family Fund

Helping disabled children

The Family Fund gives grants to lower income families with disabled children for things that make life easier and more enjoyable. Grants are given to those raising a disabled or seriously ill child aged 17 or under, to help improve well-being and ease the pressures they often face.

Family Information Service

Your Family Friendly Guide

The service has information on how to find: - childcare, including nannies; - education; - family support services; - financial support for families; - activities to do with your child; - working in childcare; - health information; - school holiday activities.

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