National Autistic Society www.autism.org A wealth of information to help support you or a loved one.
Action for Carers www.actionforcarers.org.uk Our main aim is to raise awareness of carers’ needs and concerns throughout the county and to work in partnership with statutory services such as health care and social care teams to promote how best they can serve carers within Surrey.
Carers Support Service
www.carerssupport.org.uk – Empowering carers to lead fulfilling lives.
Phone: 0300 028 8888
Cruse Bereavement Care www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk -
Phone: 0844 477 9400.
Lesbian and Gay Support www.llgs.org.uk Providing free & confidential support & information to lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgendered communities throughout the UK
Mencap www.mencap.org.uk We work in partnership with people with a learning disability, and all our services support people to live life as they choose.
Mind www.mind.org – We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
Mindfull – www.mindfull.org – Are you feeling down, depressed or worried? Is your mind full of negative thoughts or questions? Do you want to talk about your mental health? If so, MindFull is the place for you!
www.nspcc.org.uk – Children’s charity dedicated to ending child abuse and child cruelty.
Phone: 0800 1111 for ChildLine for children
0808 800 5000 for adults concerned about a child.
Phone: 0300 999 1212.
Princess Royal Trust for Carers www.carers.org – A carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support.
Phone: 0808 802 9999.
Advice on dealing with domestic violence.
Phone: 0808 2000 247.
Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre
Helpline:0808 802 9999.
Samaritans www.samaritans.org.uk – Confidential help for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
Phone: 08457 90 90 90. (24hr helpline)
SANE: www.sane.org.uk – Provides emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental illness. There are 3 ways to contact them: Phone, Email and Support Forum. They also provide an ‘out of hours’ helpline to anyone affected by mental illness, including friends, family and carers. It is open every day of the year from 6pm to 11pm
Phone: 0845 767 8000
Together www.Together-uk.org – Together offer a wide variety of support to help people deal with the personal and practical impacts of mental health issues. The services we can provide range from one-to-one support in the community to supported accommodation and making sure people understand and are able to express their needs in their dealings with official bodies.
Phone: 0845 30 30 900.
Womens Aid – www.womensaid.org.uk Any incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive or threatening behaviour, violence or abuse between those aged 16 or over who are or have been intimate partners or family members regardless of gender or sexuality. This can encompass but is not limited to the following types of abuse:
Young Minds www.youngminds.org.uk – YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Driven by their experiences we campaign, research and influence policy and practice.