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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.

HAIL Wandsworth Hub

HAIL Wandsworth Community Hub

The HAIL Community Hub is a true community venue offering a range of opportunities, activities and services. The Hub is a friendly and welcoming environment.

Ham & Petersham SOS

Neighbourhood care group

Ham and Petersham SOS is a neighbourhood care group for elderly and disabled residents of Ham and Petersham. We provide transport, weekly activities, monthly outings and practical help.

Hampton & Hampton Hill Voluntary Care

We aim in providing help and support to those in need.

Hampton & Hampton Hill Voluntary Care was inaugurated by local people in 1974 to be a good neighbour to residents of the area suffering social isolation through infirmity, mobility problems or any other reason.

Hampton Foodbank

We are here to help the local people of Hampton in crisis.

We don’t think anyone in our community should have to face going hungry. That’s why we provide three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to us in crisis.

Hanne & Co Solicitors

Solicitors & Notary Public

Hanne & Co Solicitors in London have a long history and an outstanding reputation, offering services in several areas of law. Our Private Client, Family and Housing Solicitors are able to help you with your legal affairs.

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.

Healthwatch Richmond

Your spotlight on local services

Healthwatch Richmond is the independent consumer champion for both health and social care. We seek the views and experiences of all people who use those services to make them better. Contact us and tell us what you think about the NHS and social care: your views are important!

Healthwatch Wandsworth

For better health and social care

Healthwatch is the new independent consumer champion created to gather and represent the views of the public. We will play a role at both national and local level and will make sure that the views of the public and service users are taken into account in the delivery and design of local services

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.

Hepatitis C Trust

The national UK charity for Hepatitis C

The Trust runs a range of services that provide support, information and representation for people with hepatitis C. We are also committed to raising public awareness of the facts and ending discrimination against people living with hepititis C.

Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia Support Group

Providing help and support for those with HSP.

The HSP Support Group helps people diagnosed with Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia [also known as Familial Spastic Paraparesis]. The Group aims to encourage and support members and to assist research.

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

HMSA

Hypermobility Syndromes Association

The HMSA is the only charity offering both practical support and Information Standards Accredited health and care information to people who have a hypermobility syndrome, or who are involved in their care and support.

Homeless Health Link Service

SPEAR

SPEAR are proud to announce our new Homeless Health Link Service. This new service will serve single adult rough sleepers and single adult former rough sleepers across the London boroughs of Richmond-upon-Thames, Kingston-upon-Thames, Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth.

Huntington's Disease Association

Hunting for a cure, with care

The Huntington's Disease Association is a UK registered charity which supports people affected by HD. We also provide information and advice to families, friends and healthcare professionals who support Huntington's disease families.

Hypnotherapy Directory

Connecting individuals with professional support

We offer information about what hypnotherapy is, how it can help, upcoming events, articles written by professionals and the latest hypnotherapy news. To ensure the professionalism of our members, we require proof of their qualifications and insurance cover, or proof of professional body membership.

IAS

The Institute of Alcohol Studies

The Institute of Alcohol Studies works to help bridge the gap between the scientific evidence on alcohol and the wider public. We produce up-to-date information and factsheets on key aspects of alcohol policy in the UK.

IBS Network

Supporting people living with irritable bowel syndrome

The IBS Network is the UK's national charity for IBS, offering information, advice and support to patients with IBS and working with health care professionals to facilitate IBS self management.

IKWRO

Iranian and Kurdish Women' Rights Organisation

IKWRO supports Middle Eastern and Afghan women and girls in the UK who are at risk of 'honour' based violence, forced marriage, child marriage, female genital mutilation and domestic violence. We provide direct services for women and girls, including advocacy, training and counselling.

Immigration & Asylum law Advice Line

Rights of Women - helping women through the law

For advice on issues including: - claiming asylum - the rights of Europeans and their families in the UK - trafficking - immigration law, including in relation to domestic violence, long residence and family life - financial support options, including for women with no recourse to public funds

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.

Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA)

VoiceAbility Wandsworth

VoiceAbility supports people who face disadvantage or discrimination to have a voice that counts. Through our IMCA service we work with people who have been assessed as lacking capacity, offering independent support in relation to important decisions about their care.

INQUEST

Working for truth, justice and accountability

INQUEST is a small charity, providing free advice to people bereaved by a death in custody and detention.

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.

Islamic Resource Centre

We offer free services to the community in a number of languages.

The Islamic Resource Centre is a charitable organisation offering free services to the community in a number of languages including; English, Urdu, Punjabi, Arabic and Persian. IRC is an equal opportunity project aimed at meeting the needs of the community.

JAGS Foundation

Keeping hope alive in young people

JAGS Foundation was set up as a tribute to James Andre Godfrey Smartt-Ford who was tragically murdered inside Streatham Ice Rink in February 2007. The foundation carries out various projects and activiteis, 'keeping hope alive in young people'.

Jewish Womens Aid

Supporting Jewish Women affected by Domestic Violence

Jewish Women's Aid is the only specialist organisation in the UK supporting Jewish women affected by domestic violence. We provide confidential, accessible, empowering and culturally sensitive advocacy and support for Jewish women and children affected by domestic violence.

Kidney Cancer UK

The UK's Leading specialist Kidney Cancer charity

Kidney Cancer UK is the UK's leading specialist kidney cancer charity. It seeks to reduce the harm caused by kidney cancer by increasing knowledge and awareness, providing patient information and by supporting research into the causes, prevention and treatment of the disease.

Kingston Carers' Network

Improving the lives of carers' in Kingston.

Kingston Carers' Network is a charity that provides independent information, advice, advocacy and support to people who care for someone living in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames.

Kingston Centre for Independent Living

Ensuring that all disabled people across Kingston live as independently as they choose.

Our mission is to provide information, advice and support to all disabled people living in the Royal Borough of Kingston and the surrounding areas and to empower them to have a voice, take control of their lives, and be treated equally.

Kingston Somali Community Association

Supporting the minority ethnic communities in the Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames.

We wish to promote general charitable purposes for the benefit of the communities of Kingston Upon Thames and the surrounding area, and to provide relief from financial hardship and social and/or economic disadvantage and to advance the education of its residents of all ages;

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.

Latin American Women’s Rights Service- LAWRS

We provide practical and emotional support to Latin American women migrants in the UK.

We are a user-led, feminist and human rights organisation focused on addressing the practical and strategic needs of Latin American migrant women displaced by poverty and violence.

Libraries and Heritage Service

Public library and local heritage

We aim to inspire people and encourage a sense of place through libraries with books, information, learning, online access and services for every resident in spaces that bring local communities together.

Life After Stroke Service

Support for stroke survivors and their families

Our coordinator can visit you at home or in hospital and talk to you and your family, helping you cope with the physical and emotional effects of stroke. He/she can give you practical advice and emotional support (face to face and over the phone), and help you get support from other services.

LINKING BRIDGES

Women's Community Group

Linking Bridges is an organisation for women. Our aim is to facilitate links between women, and create spaces for women to empower themselves and others. We provide support, and encourage sharing and learning amongst women. We host a variety of different events across London, with varied themes and focus areas

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).

London Youth Gateway

A collaborative approach to prevent youth homelessness

London Youth Gateway is a youth homelessness partnership, combining a day centre, specialist advice services, emergency accommodation and an LGBT service provider. Services include accommodation advice, homelessness prevention, education, training and employment, emotional and physical wellbeing.

Lymphoma Association

Supporting people affected by lymphatic cancer.

We are the UK's only charity focused exclusively on providing specialist information and support to help lymphoma patients, their relatives, friends and carers. We help people feel less vulnerable, more confident and more in control, which helps them cope and deal with their treatment.

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.

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

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.

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 Advocacy Service

Free, independent and confidential mental health advocacy

Are you having difficulty getting your voice heard? Advocates can support you to speak up, help you find out information so you can make your own decisions, help you explore and understand your rights and support you through important meetings with your mental health team.

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 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

Merton and Wandsworth Asylum Welcome

We aim to relieve poverty and distress by supporting refugees, asylum seekers and newly arrived migrants in South London. We provide weekly drop-in centres, advocacy and youth support services. We also work with local and strategic partners to represnt the needs of refugees and asylum seekers.

Metro Centre

Sexual Health & Wellbeing for the Whole Person

The Metro Centre provides services to all people experiencing issues related to sexuality, identity, gender and diversity. We offer a range of Sexual Health, Mental Health & Wellbeing and Youth Services with a particular focus on supporting the LGBT community.

Midaye

Somali Development Network

Midaye is a charitable organisation based in West London, established to address the needs of the Somali community and ethnic minorities.

Middlesex Association for the Blind

Support for people with a visual impairment to help them to lead full, active and independent life.

We offer a range of services to help blind, partially sighted or deaf-blind people. These include our Rapid Response Service, Home Visiting Service,our Employment Service, Braille and I.T. Training, Resource Centres and information help desks in local hospital eye clinics.

Migraine Action

Advice and support for people affected by migraine

Migraine Action is a registered national charity which, for over 50 years, has been providing support to those affected by migraine, whether individuals, families, employers or employees and medical professionals.

Mind

for better mental health

Mind is a national mental health charity, which offers advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect.

MindworksUK

Counselling Mental health and well-being support groups

A counselling, psychotherapy service & support groups within South West London for women. Clients from BAME communities and all other nationalities & culture regardless of faith welcome in a confidential & safe space which allows you to self heal to enable empowerment and assist in decision making.

Missing People

A lifeline when someone disappears

We are an independent charity funded by donations. We provide help, advice and support to Missing People. We search on behalf of those left behind and provide specialised support to ease their heartache and confusion.

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.

Moving On at Pecan

Mentoring for women aged 18-25 leaving custody

'Moving On' is a mentoring programme that supports women in London aged 18-25 leaving custody. - We value the skills and experience of each individual. - We will use a range of methods to understand and record their story and set goals that build upon their experiences.

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.

Multiple Sclerosis Trust

information, education, research and support

The MS Trust is dedicated to making life better for people living with multiple sclerosis by providing free information to everyone affected by MS and by supporting the health professionals who work with multiple sclerosis.

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.

NAPAC

National Association for People Abused in Childhood

NAPAC provides the only national freephone support line for adults who have suffered any type of abuse in childhood - physical, sexual, emotional abuse or neglect. We run a support line, support groups and training for professionals who work with adult survivors.

NASS

National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society

NASS is the only registered charity dedicated to the needs of people affected by ankylosing spondylitis (AS) in the UK. We provide accurate and up to date information.This allows people with AS to understanding their condition and make more informed choices in the management of their symptoms.

National AIDS Trust

TRANSFORMING THE UK'S RESPONSE TO HIV

NAT is the UK's leading charity dedicated to transforming society's response to HIV. We provide fresh thinking, expertise and practical resources. We champion the rights of people living with HIV and campaign for change.

National Careers Service

Helping you take the next step.

The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance across England to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential and impartial advice. This is supported by qualified careers advisers.

National Careers Service at Pecan

Support & advice to seek employment

The National Careers Service at Pecan offers help to people living in London as they seek employment. We help with CV preparation and guidance in where to look for work.

National Deaf Children's Society

ndcs - every deaf child

The National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS) is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.

National Federation of the Blind

for blind and partially sighted people

The National Federation of the Blind of the United Kingdom (NFBUK) is an independent, non-political, self help campaigning pressure group and registered charity. It was founded in 1947 by blind and partially sighted people and today it is still run by us.

National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society

Support for people with rheumatoid arthritis

We aim to provide information and support for people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), their families, friends and carers, as well as health professionals with an interest in RA.

Natural Parents Network

Support for natural parents & relatives affected by adoption

Natural Parents Network (NPN) is a UK-based, self-help organisation which offers non-judgemental, confidential and independent support for natural parents and relatives who have lost children to adoption.

New Horizon Youth Centre

A day centre working with vulnerable young people

New Horizon aims to enable young people to gain skills and knowledge to improve their life chances and to help them move from adolescence into adulthood. Practical services such as food, laundry, showers and second-hand clothes store are provided, as well as advice, support, training and education.

New Servol

SW London Services

NewServol works to protect, and provide intermediate and respite service to individuals experiencing mental ill health and provides services to those living independently in the community.

Off the Streets Youth Club

by S.T.O.R.M Empowerment

Off the Streets is our free weekly Youth Club. It offers a range of activities and classes for young people.

One in Four

For people who have experienced sexual abuse or violence.

One in Four offers a voice to and support for males and females who have experienced sexual abuse & sexual violence. Directly, through individual therapy and helpline support. Indirectly through campaigning, policy making, research, training, & consultancy with statutory and non statutory agencies.

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 Stop Shop

Domestic Violence Drop-in

The One Stop Shop is a drop-in service offering free information, legal advice and support for people experiencing domestic violence and abuse in the borough.

PAC-UK

The Agency for Adoption & Permanency Support

PAC-UK are the largest independent adoption support agency in the country. Our purpose is to provide anyone who has been affected by adoption or other forms of permanent care, as well as the professionals who support them, with expert, independent advice and counselling.

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

Patient Advice and Liaison Service at St George's Hospital

PALS offer you on-the-spot advice and information when you have queries or difficulties regarding our services or the care you have received. We will listen to your concerns and help you find ways of resolving them. Feedback from you will also help be used to improve services for patients.

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.

Phoenix Access for all Disabilities

A web based information advice service (Signposting) for all disabilities.

A web based information advice service that provides information about buildings that provide disabled facilities as well as Education, Advice, Transport, Other disability related issues and Mental Health.

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.

Polycystic Kidney Disease Charity- PKD

The PKD Charity was established by patients, professionals and members of families affected by PKD.

We wish to promote health and to relieve those persons suffering from or affected by Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) with a view to improving their conditions of life.

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.

Positively UK

Living with HIV

Positively UK provides peer-led support, advocacy and information to women, men and young people living with HIV to manage any aspect of their diagnosis, care and managing life with HIV.

Pound Advice

Citizens Advice Wandsworth

Citizens Advice Wandsworth's Pound Advice Project provides financial advice and support to London & Quadrant tenants so that they can improve the way they manage their money.

Progress

A Consultant Nurses and Expert Practitioners who work in the NHS

Our aim is to improve the support and treatment for individuals who have co-existing mental health and alcohol and drug difficulties, which is known as a dual diagnosis.

Putney Society

The Amenity Society for Putney and Roehampton

The Putney Society is concerned with aspects of the community which contribute to the quality of our local life. The Society plays a key role in the enhancement and protection of vital facilities in Putney and Roehampton.

Putney wellbeing friends

Befriending/signposting for common mental health problems

Support from a team of local volunteers trained in Mental Health First Aid for those with common mental health problems such as anxiety and depression seeking self-help therapies. Information on self-referral courses, books on prescription and immediate online help via www.wandsworthccg.nhs.uk/hub

Quilombo UK

We wish Kingston to be a well-integrated community that celebrates social and cultural differences.

Quilombo UK is an outreach charitable organisation seeking to mediate between the various cultures and groups that are found in the Royal Borough of Kingston-upon-Thames, with the ultimate aim of contributing to a cohesive and thriving community.

RAD Deaf Law Centre

Making the Law work for Deaf People

RAD (Royal Association for Deaf people) aims to promote equality for Deaf people through the provision of accessible services. RAD Deaf Law Centre aims to ensure justice and equal access to the law and legal services for Deaf people by providing a range of legal services.

Rainbow Families

Free2B Alliance support group for LGBTQplus parents

A safe, social space to celebrate our diverse families and share our stories.

Rape Crisis

Support & advocacy for women who have been raped

Rape Crisis Centres are frontline services providing crucial support and independent advocacy for all women and girls of all ages who have experienced any form of sexual violence.

Rape Crisis London

Help, Information and Support for Women and Girls

Rape Crisis London has four centres that offer help, information and support to women and girls who have experienced sexual violence of any kind, at any time of their lives.

Refuge

For women and children. Against domestic violence.

Refuge is committed to a world where domestic violence is not tolerated and where women & children can live in safety. We aim to empower women & children to rebuild their lives, free from violence and fear. We provide a range of life-saving and life-changing services, and a voice for the voiceless.

Refugee Action Kingston

We provide advice and support for refugees and asylum seekers in the Kingston area.

We wish to Welcome and enable refugees in Kingston to become valued members of our community by supporting, advising and empowering them towards building fulfilled and independent lives.

Relate

Relationship support

Relate is the nation's largest provider of relationship support. We offer advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation, consultations and support face-to-face, by phone and through our website.

Release

Drugs, The Law & Human Rights

Release is the national centre of expertise on drugs and drugs law. Through our services the team provides free non-judgmental, specialist advice and information to the public and professionals on issues related to drug use and to drug laws.

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.

RGA

Restricted Growth Association

The Restricted Growth Association (RGA) is a registered charity that provides information and support to people of restricted growth and their families. We are passionate about changing society for the better, so that people with dwarfism can have the same opportunities as everyone else.

Richmond & Kingston Multiple Sclerosis Society

Support and information for anyone in the Richmond or Kingston area affected by Multiple Sclerosis

We aim to facilitate support (in confidence) for members and non-members, to offer an understanding ear especially for the newly-diagnosed, provide help and information, local news and updates and regular social events and pub evenings (transport too!).

Richmond Borough Mind

for better mental health

Richmond Borough Mind is rooted in the local community and exists to meet local mental health needs. Our vision is of a society where people who experience mental health issues and their carers enjoy a good quality of life within their local communities.

Richmond Foodbank

We are here to help local people in crisis.

We don’t think anyone in our community should have to face going hungry. That’s why we provide three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to us in crisis.

Rights of Women

helping women through the law

Rights of Women is a women's voluntary organisation committed to informing, educating and empowering women concerning their legal rights.

Ripe Enterprises

Training, mentoring and advice in South London

Are you ready for next challenge? Gain access to training, mentoring and adivce on a wide range of employment, volunteering, work placements or business start up services via our Jobs Plus programme. Find out more here http://ripe-enterprises.com/employment-skills/jobs-plus/

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.

RPLC - Supporting Richmond since 1786

Supporting vulnerable people in Richmond and the organisations helping them

We distribute revenue income through grants to organisations, and small 'crisis' grants to those in extreme need living with our benefit area (TW9, TW10, SW13 & SW14). We offer education support where needed, and charitable housing at a number of properties to people living or working in Richmond.

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.

S.T.O.R.M Empowerment

Support. Trust. Opportunity. Rebuilding. Motivation.

STORM was established in 2004 with one simple aim - to help single mothers who needed support. STORM is committed to addressing social issues such as poverty, long-term unemployment, and youth crime.

S.U.N (Service User Network)

A personality disorder peer support group

S.U.N is a group peer support service which helps people cope with personality disorder and emotional/behavioural difficulties. It aims to help service users feel more supported, less excluded and more empowered.

Sands

Stillbirth and Neonatal Deaths Society

Stillbirth and neonatal death charity. We operate throughout the UK, supporting anyone affected by the death of a baby and promoting research to reduce the loss of babies' 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.

Sickle Cell Society

Help & support for people affected by sickle cell disorders

The Sickle Cell Society believes that individuals suffering from sickle cell disease have the right to quality care. We exist to provide help & support for people affected by sickle cell disorders and their carers.

SignHealth

SignHealth provides supported housing and outreach services in Wandsworth for deaf people with enduring mental health issues.

SILA

The Sarcoidosis Charity

We're here to help you deal with sarcoidosis. SILA is a small charity with no government funding. Reliant on volunteers and donations, we've focused on helping you in three ways: Information, Support, and Finding a Cure.

Somali Community Advancement Organisation

Somali advocacy, education, supplementary school

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).

South London African Women's Organisation

'Break the silence; You have a right to safety'

SLAWO is committed to eliminating violence against women, in particular domestic violence in African and BAME communities. We work to raise awareness of these problems and provide advice and support to empower victims and communities.

South London HIV Partnership

Services for People with HIV

The South London HIV Partnership is a group of services working together to complement the work of clinic staff and other HIV services, so you can get the best free information advice and support when you need it. We provide: - Advice and advocacy - Counselling - Health information - Peer Support

South London Tamil Welfare Group

Enhancing the life of the Tamil community

We support Tamil refugees by providing Advice and Services relating to their Immigration, Welfare benefits, housing, education, employment and training needs. We provide a variety of support and training services all over South London.

South Thames College

South Thames College offers a range of qualifications from MBAs to accountancy exams, from A-levels to HNDs, from apprenticeships to vocational classes. Over 21,000 students are enrolled at South Thames and government funded courses like BTEC Nationals and A Levels are free for 16-19 year olds

South West London Law Centres

Legal Action for the Community

We give individuals and communities free legal advice and support on: - Money and debt management - Employment rights and obligations - Housing issues - Immigration and asylum matters We also represent people in court and tribunals.

SPAN UK

Single Parents' Action Network

SPAN is a Bristol based grassroots charity with national reach. Our vision is to engage and empower one-parent families living in poverty and isolation, from different backgrounds and cultures, to improve their lives and play a greater part in society.

Springfield Law Centre

South West London and St George's Mental Health Trust

Springfield Law Centre is an independent charity open to patients of the South West London and St George's (Mental Health) Trust, their relatives and carers. The Law Centre provides specialist legal advice on housing matters.

St Mungo’s

Ending Homelessness, Rebuilding Lives

St Mungo's is a homelessness charity and housing association dedicated to creating opportunities for homeless people to get permanent new homes and to find meaningful activities, learning and employment.

St Paul's Cottage Surgery

Wimbledon

At St Paul's Cottage Surgery we aim to provide you and your family with excellent primary health care. We have a team of dedicated GPs, nurses, managers and receptionists who see your health as their priority.

Step Change Debt Charity

Free advice on problem debt based on what's best for you

StepChange charity can help you take the first step to becoming debt free. For expert debt advice and a personal solution to your debt problems talk to a StepChange advisor, or use Debt Remedy, an online debt advice tool. Debt Remedy takes 20 minutes and creates a free personal action plan.

Stoll

London Veterans' Outreach Service

Stoll offers housing and comprehensive support to vulnerable Veterans. Our Outreach Service offers support and advice on a wide range of issues, specially tailored to meet the needs of those with an Armed Forces background.

Stonewall Housing

HousingAdvice for lesbian gay bisexual and trans people

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.

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 People with Dementia

Alzheimers Society UK

Alzheimer's Society provide this monthly support group for carers of people with dementia. Open to residents of Wandsworth Borough only.

Supporting Relationships & Families

Separation & Reunion Forum

Supporting Relationships & Families (SRF) is an organisation that supports and raises awareness of the long-lasting traumatic effects on the emotional well-being of children and families who had experienced broken attachments, separation and loss during their early years.

Switchboard

LGBT+ Helpline

At Switchboard we provide an information, support and referral service for lesbians, gay men and bisexual and trans people – and anyone considering issues around their sexuality and/or gender identity.

Tackle Prostate Cancer

The National Federation of Prostate Cancer Support Groups

Tackle prostate cancer is a campaign run by the The National Federation of Prostate Cancer Support Groups to raise awareness & encourage early detection of prostate cancer. We seek to ensure that men with prostate cancer always get the best treatment whatever the stage of their disease.

Terrence Higgins Trust

Together we can stop HIV in its tracks.

We are the largest voluntary sector provider of HIV and sexual health services in the UK, running services out of local centres across Great Britain.

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation

for people with severe learning disabilities

Making a difference to the lives of people with severe learning disabilities. We work to improve understanding of challenging behaviour, empower families with information and support, and help others to provide better services and more opportunities.

The Compassionate Friends

Supporting bereaved parents and families after a child dies

The Compassionate Friends is an organisation of bereaved parents offering support, understanding and friendship to others after the loss of a child, of any age, from any cause.

The Dystonia Society

Providing support, advocacy and information for anyone affected by the neurological movement condition known as dystonia.

The Fostering Network

Every Child. Every Carer. Every Day

The Fostering Network is the UK's leading fostering charity. Children and young people are at the heart of everything we do. We believe in their potential and by working with their foster families and the services that support them, we help everyone who is fostered to achieve the very best they can.

The Gateway Club

Activities for ages 18 plus with learning disababilities

The Gateway Club is an activities group in Wandsworth for people aged 18 and over with learning disabilities. It's run by Wandsworth Mencap and offers games, craft nights, music, and yoga. It is currently based at the Atheldene Centre.

The Landmark Arts Centre

Arts, Fairs, Classes in south west London

The Landmark Arts Centre is a distinctive venue for the whole community. Our vibrant range of activities is growing and we have something to engage and entertain several times a week, most weeks of the year.

The Makaton Charity

for those with difficulty communicating

Makaton is a language programme using signs and symbols to help those who struggle with meaningful or effective communication, to communicate. We offer training & support for Makaton users, their parents, carers & care professionals.