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Family Lives

Listening, supportive and non-judgemantal

Family Lives is a national family support charity providing help and support in all aspects of family life. We're here for you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We listen, support and never judge. We believe that happy children come from happy families.

Family Rights Group

Keeping children safe in their families

Family Rights Group work with parents in England and Wales whose children are in need, at risk or are in the care system and with members of the wider family who are raising children unable to remain at home.

FiSH Neighbourhood Care- Barnes, Mortlake and East Sheen ONLY

Voluntary neighbourhood help for the residents of Barnes, Mortlake and East Sheen.

FiSH combats loneliness and social isolation in older and vulnerable people living in Barnes, Mortlake and East Sheen, enabling them to live independent and dignified lives. We connect the community through a volunteer network offering friendship, support and practical help.

Foodbank @TheYard

South West London Vineyard

SW London Vineyard has partnered with The Trussell Trust and joined 325 other foodbanks in the UK. Our Foodbank @TheYard runs twice a week: Wednesdays 10am - 12pm & Sundays 2pm - 4pm.

Fostering, Adoption and Short Break Care

Barnardo's - Believe in Children

Barnardo's has over 100 years' experience of placing children with families; we currently have over 30 fostering, adoption & short break care services across the UK. Our services recruit, train and support carers & adoptive families so that they can make a huge difference to these children's lives.

Free Cakes For Kids UK

Wandsworth group

Free Cakes for Kids is a community service to families who find it difficult to provide a birthday cake for their child. The cakes are baked by volunteers from your community with your kid's favourite theme or style. Free, friendly and confidential.

Frontotemporal Dementia Support Group

For carers of people with Frontotemporal dementia

The Frontotemporal Dementia Support Group is particularly directed towards carers who are coping with behavioural changes in a partner, family member or friend as a result of frontotemporal dementia.

fuelbanks and families

fighting family poverty

fuelbanks and families was set up in response to the carefully researched needs of local families. We offer a unique combination of services and care that is much more than the sum of its parts.

GoodGym

Do Good, Get Fit

GoodGym helps you get fit by doing good. We’re a group of runners that combines regular exercise with helping our communities. You can run in a pack, do one off missions to help vulnerable people or commit to visit an isolated older person every week. We run all over London every week.

Grandparents Plus

We champion the wider family who care for children

Grandparents Plus is the national charity which champions the vital role of grandparents and the wider family in children’s lives – especially when they take on the caring role in difficult family circumstances and when they have lost contact with children.

Happy Days

Helping children experience what life has to offer

Happy Days are a national children's charity dedicated to providing courageous kids, with additional support needs, with magical experiences and respite breaks, bringing happiness and hope to them and their families.

Headway

We aim to provide assistance, support, information and services to people with a brain injury, their families, carers and relevant professionals working with those with brain injury. We also work to promote understanding of all aspects of brain injury.

healthtalk.org

Reliable health information from patients, for patients.

Listening to people with the same problems as you can help you feel less alone. Finding that person isn't always easy. We have interviewed thousands of people like you about what it's really like to have a condition such as cancer arthritis or depression.

Help for Carers

Supporting people with care needs

Help for Carers provide relief from the stresses experienced by people who look after someone with a care need caused by disability, illness or age and need some home based support. We provide a home-based respite service across the London Boroughs of Lambeth, Croydon, Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth.

Helplines Partnership

The body for Helplines in the UK

Helplines Partnership is the membership body for helplines and organisations that provide helpline services in the UK and internationally. Use our online tool to search the Helplines Partnership database and find a service for your needs.

Hestia Age Activity Centre

Serving Older People Living in Wandsworth

Hestia Age Activity Centre provides services for local people aged 60 in the London Borough of Wandsworth, aiming to help them stay active, independent and healthy, while living in their own homes for as long as possible.

Hestia Dementia Carers Support Group

Age Activity Centre

DCSG is tailored to provide support for spousal carers and adult children caring for family members

Home care & support in the community

CQC registered Home & domiciliary care

We offer a variety of care for you at home including the provision of personal assistants that cater for what you need. We provide support to carers, including respite.If you need escorting to appointments, engagement into local activities or services we can help.Contact us anytime to talk further.

Home Care Services

Tooting Neighbourhood Centre

The Home Care Service offers a wide range of personal and practical care services to help people to continue to live in the community and to maintain their own lifestyle with independence, safety and respect. Services are available between 7.30am to 10pm, 365 days a year!

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.

Home-Start Wandsworth

Family Support

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

Homelink

Where caring comes first​

Homelink is a nurse-led day respite care centre for adults staffed by qualified nurses and trained volunteers. They are always on hand to give clients help and to take care of a wide variety of clients’ individual needs and to build good relationships.

Hope Support Services

Supporting young people through a family health crisis

If you're aged 11 or over and a close family member has been diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, we are here for you. Wherever you live you can access safe online support in a way that suits you.

i-decide

your support, your way

i-decide is a social enterprise that provides personalised, community-inclusive support solutions for individuals with a support need.

Independent Age

Advice and support for older age

Independent Age can provide you and your family with clear, free and impartial advice on the issues that matter: care and support, money and benefits, health and mobility. A charity founded over 150 years ago, we’re independent so you can be.

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.

Integrated Neurological Services- INS

We provide long-term support to people with a neurological condition and their family and carers.

Our team of physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists and social workers provides therapy, information and support to help you manage your neurological condition.

Jasmine Cafe

Alzheimer's Society

The Jasmine Café provides information about living with dementia and other services available locally in an informal and comfortable environment. Dementia Cafés are also a place to relax, socialise and meet other people with dementia and their carers.

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.

Kidney Patient Guide

Online Information and Support

The Kidney Patient Guide is an online resource which provides information for renal patients, their partners and families, health care professionals and anyone else who is interested in kidney disease.

Kith & Kids

supporting disability - focusing on abilities

Kith & Kids provides activities, opportunities, information and support for people with a learning disability or autism, their parents and siblings. We help the whole family to overcome social isolation and live more fulfilled lives.

KMHCF

Kingston Mental Health Carers Forum

Do you provide care or support for someone who suffers from a mental illness? If so, as Carers ourselves, we invite you to join Kingston Mental Health Carers' Forum so that, together, we can press for better services.

Leslie Stanberry

Counselling, Training and Mentoring in South West London

My work addresses the individual respectfully, compassionately and professionally. I work with individuals and families, with the aim of enabling you to work towards desired goals. I also specialize in counselling adults and children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders.

Little Hearts Matter

Half a heart...not half a life

Little Hearts Matter offers support and information, and raises awareness of those affected when a child has only half a heart, due to conditions such as Complex Pulmonary Atresia, Tricuspid Atresia, Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) or Double Inlet or Outlet Ventricle (Univentricular Heart).

Little Village

Supporting Families in Need

Little Village is a new charity, set up in autumn 2015 by a group of local parents in Tooting. We provide good quality baby clothes and equipment, donated by local families, to local families who need this kit but can't afford to buy it.

Living Well Group

Wellbeing Programme - Royal Trinity Hospice

A programme for patients and carers to learn how to use exercise, relaxation and other techniques to better manage symptoms, thoughts and feelings.

Luncheon Club

Tooting Neighbourhood Centre

We are in the process of drawing up plans to restart the very popular Luncheon Club for over 50s, so do keep checking with us for further information and start dates.

MacIntyre

Providing Support...your way

MacIntyre is a national charity supporting children, young people and adults who have a learning disability or autism to live their life their way.

Macmillan & Citizens Advice - Advice Service for South West London

Macmillan - Citizens Advice Wandsworth & Croydon

A free and confidential welfare benefits and money advice service for people living with cancer, their families and carers.

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.

Makaton Training, Tooting

tools for communication - Beginners

Makaton is using signs and symbols allongside speech to develop effective communication. It's used with people with communication difficulties, babies & young children to help them communicate. Our accredited trainers, offers beginners Makaton workshops for parents & carers.

Makaton Training, Wimbledon

The Smart Enterprise

Makaton is using signs, symbols and speech to aid communication. It's used with people with communication difficulties, babies & young children to help them communicate their needs & choices. Accredited trainer Laura Netley, offers Makaton workshops for carers & professionals of varying abilities.

Make a Difference

Afro-Caribbean Senior Citizens Group

The Make a Difference group arranges coffee mornings, keep fit sessions for seniors and social events and has become a valuable community resource. As the name suggests, the aim of the group is to make a difference in the local community.

Marie Curie

Care and support through terminal illness

If you or someone you're close to has a terminal illness, we're here to support you. There are a range of ways we can help you, from clear, useful information about living with a terminal illness to expert nursing care in your home. Our telephone support line is available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Matter

Online Community for Carers aged 16 - 25

If you're aged 16 - 25 and are caring for a family member or friend, Matter is a platform for you to share your story with others and to hear the stories of those with similar experiences to your own. Your thoughts, your world, matter.

Maxwell Gillott

Education, Social Care and Health Care Solicitors

We are specialist solicitors, providing legal advice and assistance for clients who face difficulties with the key public services of education, health and social services.

MCCH

your choice matters

At mcch, we support people with learning disabilities, autism or mental health needs across London and the South East. Our aim is to enable individuals to live as independently as possible and support them to reach their potential.

ME Connect

Telephone Helpline - ME/CFS

ME Connect is a telephone helpline run by the ME Association. We offer support and information to those affected by ME and CFS. The line is open every day between these times: 10am-12noon, 2-4pm and 7-9pm. If you need someone to listen, Please Call.

Meningitis Now

offering life saving information

Meningitis Now is the UK's leading meningitis charity. We are saving lives and rebuilding futures through awareness, research and support.

Mental Health Carers Evening Information Sessions

Wandsworth Carers Centre

These sessions are an opportunity for Carers who support someone with a mental health condition to come along and find out about various topics.

Mental Health Carers Support Group

Wandsworth Carers Centre

This Carers support group is for all carers of people with mental health issues.We are open to all and new members are always welcome. We meet on the 3rd Thursday of every month from 1-3pm at the Katherine Low Settlement in Battersea.

Mental Health Support Line

Out of hours telephone support

Do you need someone to talk to out of hours? We are here to listen. Contact us on 0800 028 8000 Monday - Friday, 5.00pm - 9.00am Available 24 hours on Saturday, Sunday and Bank holidays

Money Advice Service

Free . Unbiased . Independent .Money Advice

The Money Advice Service is an independent organisation set up by Government. We give free, unbiased money advice in person, over the phone and online.

MOSAC

supporting parents and carers of sexually abused children

Mosac is a voluntary organisation supporting all non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused. We provide various forms of support services and information for parents, carers and professionals dealing with child sexual abuse.

Motor Neurone Disease Association

The Motor Neurone Disease Association is the only national UK charity, focused on MND care, research and campaigning. We provide information and support for people affected by MND, alongside fighting for improved services.

Mount Carmel

Alcohol Treatment Centre

Mount Carmel is a treatment centre in South London that helps men and women to stop drinking and start their recovery. We provide residential and day programmes with a reputation for excellence and success.

Multiple Sclerosis Society - Wandsworth Branch

The Wandsworth Branch is here to help you

The MS Society is the UK's leading Multiple Sclerosis charity. The Wandsworth Branch was founded in 1964 and aims to provide a local contact to all people with MS and their families, offering a wide range of help based on individual needs.

Mushkil Aasaan

Help for Asian families in crisis or need

Mushkil Aasaan is a group based in Merton and Wandsworth and offers a range of services for Asian families in crisis or need of help. Services range from domiciliary care, bilingual welfare rights advice, translation and interpreting, bereavement support and respite for carers and much more.

Nacoa

The National Association for Children of Alcoholics

Nacoa is a UK charity, working to address the needs of children growing up in families where one or both parents suffer from alcoholism or a similar addictive problem. This includes children of all ages, many of whose problems only become apparent in adulthood.

NCT - Balham, Battersea & Clapham branch

Local branch of the UK's largest charity for parents

We offer support, information and friendship during the first 1000 days of parenthood through our antenatal & postnatal courses, workshops, regular activities & events. We can help you meet a network of local parents and gain practical and emotional support for your journey.

Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children

Helping children with disabilities and terminal illness

Newlife is a UK charity, helping children with disabilities and terminal illness. Newlife Nurses are the gateway to information, grants and care. They man a national Helpline which supports and informs families. In addition, Newlife Foundation offers grants for essential medical equipment.

No Panic

Helping you break the chains of anxiety disorders

No Panic is the National Organisation for Panic, Anxiety Neuroses, Information and Care. We provide information and advice for the carers of and people with Panic, Anxiety, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders and the effects of Tranquiliser withdrawal.

NUSHO

Time Banking

NUSHO - NU Social Health Organisation is a Charity that helps communities by setting up and supporting Time banks in GP practices, schools and other community groups. Time banking is a simple and effective way for community members to help others, while helping themselves at the same time.

Older People's Lunch Club

Katherine Low Settlement

Our Lunch Club offers a social atmosphere and healthy lunches for up to 30 people! Available every Wednesday & Thursday

One Space

One Space for Single Parents

One Space is the parenting site for Single Parents and their children. We offer help and support from other single parents as well as advice and guidance from professional experts, as well as online learning and deliver online the Freedom Programme to help survivors of domestic violence

One Trust

Maximising Potential

One Trust is an independent charity based in South West London. We offer fun, engaging and personalised day services for adults with learning disabilities. We provide flexible and responsive support 52 weeks a year, within welcoming and well-resourced environments.

OvercomeMH

Overcoming Mental Illness Together

OvercomeMH offer a peer support service to people suffering with mental illness and their carers. We provide nationwide telephone and email support, as well as home visits to clients in the Wandsworth and Croydon areas. We also provide free visits to inpatients on psychiatric wards.

Parkinson's UK Wandsworth Branch

Change attitudes. Find a cure. Join Us

We offer information, friendship and support to local people with Parkinson's, their families and carers. We also organise regular events and social activities. Join us - and meet other people affected by Parkinson's in your area

Paul's Cancer Support Centre

Cancer support services

Paul's Cancer Support Centre provides a range of services for people affected by cancer, their family and friends. Our services can be used at any stage - from diagnosis, through treatment and afterwards. We offer support, information and complementary therapies (massage, reflexology, counselling, hypnotherapy, etc)to our clients. If you want to access our services, call the Centre on 020 7924 3924 to arrange an initial appointment. We are only 10 minutes walk from Clapham Junction station.

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!

Penderels Trust

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.

Penderels Trust Peer Support Group

Discussing issues around direct payment.

Penderels Trust offers advice, guidance & practical solutions to enable people with disabilities to live independently. Peer support groups are informal groups that are run by people who use our services. They meet regularly to discuss issues around direct payments & the services we provide them.

PID UK

Supporting families affected by primary immunodeficiencies

Primary Immunodeficiency UK (PID UK) is an organisation supporting individuals and families affected by a primary immunodeficiency in the UK.

Positive Parent Action

Acting for disabled children in Wandsworth

We're parents and carers who have come together to champion children and young people (from birth to 25), living in Wandsworth who are affected by disability.

Positive Parenting and Children (PPC)

Positive Parenting and Children is the UK's longest-running charity supporting children and families living with HIV and AIDS. Since 1987 we have worked with hundreds of families, providing practical support to parents and children in their own homes and in their local communities.

Relaxation Group

Wellbeing Programme - Royal Trinity Hospice

A group for patients and carers to try different techniques to relax and reduce anxiety in a peaceful and supportive environment.

Respond

from hurting to healing

Respond exists in order to lessen the effect of trauma and abuse on people with learning disabilities, their families and supporters. We work with children and adults with learning disabilities who have experienced abuse or trauma, as well as those who have abused others.

Rethink Mental Illness

Springfield Advocacy Service

A free independent mental health advocacy service for clients in the borough of Wandsworth. Springfield Advocacy Service can help you get your voice heard on issues concerning your treatment or care. We will only act on your instructionshold regular sessions on the wards and do outreach.

Revitalise Respite Holidays

Essential breaks for disabled people and carers

Revitalise is a national charity providing short breaks and holidays (respite care) for people with physical disabilities and carers. We offer inspirational opportunities for volunteers through one of the largest, most diverse volunteer programmes in the UK.

Right At Home

Wimbledon and Putney

Right At Home (Wimbledon and Putney) provides a range of care services designed to assist adults including older people who by virtue of age, infirmity or disability require help to live as independently as possible in the comfort of their own homes.

RLSB

Royal London Society for Blind People

RLSB exists to help blind and partially sighted young people live life without limits. With a history spanning 175 years, RLSB has become an expert in helping blind and partially sighted people achieve their goals in life.

RNIB

Supporting people with sight loss

RNIB are here for everyone affected by sight loss. Whether you're losing your sight or you're blind or partially sighted, our practical and emotional support can help you face the future with confidence.

Ronald Gibson House

Brendon Care

Our purpose-built care complex in Tooting, South West London, has been specifically designed to enable older people to live independent, happy and fulfilling lives.

Scope

About disability

Scope exists to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else. Until then, we'll be here. We provide support, information and advice to more than a quarter of a million disabled people and their families every year.

SEN Talk

Support Group for Parents & Carers

SEN Talk is a small support group working closely with parents and carers of children with additional needs, with or without a diagnosis and living in the Wandsworth Borough.

Share a Family Scheme

Short Break Care for Disabled Children & Young People

The Wandsworth Share a Family Scheme provides Short Break Care for Disable Children and Young People - aged 0-19 - living in Wandsworth.

Sheen Lane Day Centre

For older people with high care needs

Sheen Lane Day Centre is a Centre of Excellence for individuals aged 60 plus with a physical disability/frailty, and/or sensory loss or impairment. Sheen Lane offers a person-centred approach to all service users who attend.

Small Steps

helping children with disabilities & their families

Small Steps is a school for parents to learn how to help their own children with cerebral palsy or other forms of motor impairment, syndromes or sensory impairment. - We work with children from birth to 4 years old, on all areas of their development. - The services we provide are free to use.

Solicitors Benevolent Association

The Solicitors Charity

Every year we help hundreds of solicitors and their families who are in serious financial need as a result of illness, accident, redundancy or some other misfortune. We pay out hundreds of thousands of pounds each year in grants and loans but we need to do so much more. Help us to act... for you.

Soma Healthcare Ltd

Home Help Services in London

We are one of the leading London based Health Care companies providing the highest level of services in the industry including 24hour live-in, Respite Care, Dementia & Alzheimers care in the home, Emergency and Holiday Carer Service, Independent Living Support and Hospital Discharge Support.

SOS!SEN

The Independent Helpline for Special Educational Needs

SOS!SEN offer a free, friendly, independent and confidential telephone helpline for parents and others looking for information and advice on Special Educational Needs (SEN).

Special Help 4 Special Needs

Happy Children, Happy Homes

Special Help 4 Special Needs provides private individualised support and assistance for children, young adults and adults with special needs, even if not specifically diagnosed, and their families and carers. This includes issues of ongoing developmental, behavioural and sexuality difficulties.

Special Needs Family Support

SNFS

Special Needs Family Support offer emotional and practical support to families across London. We work intensively with families through our many services including one to one meetings, home visits, support groups, drop-ins as well as complimenting the local social services.

Stand Up Stand Out

Raising awareness and understanding about albinism

SUSO aims to raise awareness for families and professionals who are living, caring or working with a child/young person with albinism and visual impairment. We need to protect them as well as setting them up for a life of productivity by supporting their educational and medical needs from the start.

Strengthening Families Strengthening Communities

Free 13 week parenting group

Strengthening Families Strengthening Communities is a well-tested programme that has benefited and is benefiting parents everywhere. It focuses on strengths and assists parents in raising children to lead violence-free and healthy lifestyles. Once a week 6-9pm, evening meal included.

Stroke Carers' Group

Wandsworth Carers Centre

A place for Carers of people who have had a stroke to come together, share experiences and receive support, information and advice in an informal, friendly environment. Meets 3rd Thursday of every month, between 11am and 1pm at our Balham Centre.

StudentParents.org

Preparing for University Life

Studying as a parent? From childcare to study costs, support is available. StudentParents.org is a one stop online guide to support services for parents, helping you to plan for university.

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.

Sunflower Cafe

Alzheimer's Society

The Sunflower Café provides information about living with dementia and other services available locally in an informal and comfortable environment. Dementia Cafés are also a place to relax, socialise and meet other people with dementia and their carers.

Support Group for Carers of Adults Who Experience A Mental Illness

Wandsworth Carers Centre & Rethink - Support Group

A self-help group by Rethink Mental Illness & Wandsworth Carers' Centre, we are a welcoming friendly group open to Carer, families and friends who give practical or emotional support to someone with a Mental Illness.