Refuge opened the world’s first safe house for women and children escaping domestic violence in Chiswick, West London, in 1971. Refuge is committed to a world where domestic violence is not tolerated and where women and children can live in safety. We aim to empower women and 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.
Resources for Autism provide practical services for children and adults with an autistic spectrum condition and for their families and carers. All staff and volunteers are autism trained and services are designed to be welcoming and accepting of users whatever their level of need and support. We are constantly developing new projects and are always happy to hear from anyone who would like a tailored provision from us.
The Retreat Association is a national Christian organisation set up to help people find ways of exploring and deepening their journey with God through spirituality and prayer. We are an ecumenical organisation supporting those from both inside and outside the Church.
We're RNIB and we're 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.
Based accross numerous sites, Saffronlands Homes was first established in 1982 to provide care for the elderly. Since then the organisation has grown and diversified. Our care capabilities now extend to many categories of care and support including challenging behavioural issues and complex needs.
Sanctuary Group is a leading national housing and care provider. We are a not-for-profit organisation and reinvest our surplus income into improving services, maintaining our homes, providing additional housing, and investing in the communities in which we work.
Through quality support and housing services, we help clients gain the life skills they need to build the foundations for independent living. In addition, residents in our extra care and retirement living schemes have access to the care and support they require to live independently whilst our home care services support people to live in their own homes.
We’re all about changing society for the better, so that disabled people and their families can have the same opportunities as everyone else.We work with disabled people and their families at every stage of their lives. We offer practical support – from information services to education and everyday care. We challenge assumptions about disability, we influence decision makers and we show what can be possible.
Our Home Treatment team (Southwark) provides a community based service to support people, aged 18-65, at home, rather than in hospital. Our service helps to avoid the stress, anxiety and upheaval that can happen with a hospital admission. We support people who live in the London Borough of Southwark. Our team includes both health and social care staff.
Home Treatment (Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham) care for people aged 65 and over with severe mental illness who would benefit from assessment and treatment at home as an alternative to hospital.
SDS offers an alternative pathway for young people who have been admitted for in-patient treatment. We offer a Supported Discharge Service (SDS) for young people aged 12-18 who are presenting with a serious mental illness which has resulted in a hospital stay.
The team offers a range of specialist, evidence based, psychological interventions to people aged 65 and over who are experiencing moderate or severe mental health difficulties or dementia. We also see younger people who are experiencing memory or other cognitive problems. We work with families and others caring for people with these difficulties.
Ann Moss provides specialist assessment, treatment, accommodation and 24 hour nursing care for people aged over 65 who have dementia and challenging behaviour. Our team of specialist nurses work closely with the person, their family and carers. We help to minimise people’s challenging behaviour and to maintain their health.
Services for Turkish Cypriot and Turkish people in Southwark. Social and cultural activities for young and old and for those with disabilities.
SDA is an organisation of people with seen and unseen disabilities which supports disabled people to live independently and achieve their full potential. SDA exists to ensure that disabled people have access to society as a whole and are socially included, having the right to be full and active members of the communities we live in through choice and self determination.
Southwark Lesbian Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Network (Southwark LGBT Network) is an unincorporated association founded in 2002. Its purpose is to build and strengthen LGBT communities in Southwark so as to improve the quality of life of LGBT people who live, work, study or socialise in Southwark and reduce our vulnerability to hate crime, harassment and discrimination.
The Southwark Resource Centre (SRC) is a new building in the heart of Walworth and one of the first developments of the new Aylesbury Estate. The SRC is a council building with services covering Reablement, Day respite and long term support for adults with physical disabilities. It is designed to provide specialist support for those with complex needs, whilst offering more choices to help less disabled service users and older people live as active citizens in their community.
Southwark Wellbeing Support at Home (SWiSH) helps clients to remain at home, living their own lives safely and as independently as possible by avoiding unnecessary or unplanned hospital admissions.
Specsavers Healthcall specialise in home eye care services, from eye tests and dispensing of glasses to a comprehensive aftercare service. Their mobile opticians will conduct eye tests at your home free of charge, as the NHS covers the cost if you are unable to get to a high street optician unaided.
The St Christopher’s Group comprises St Christopher’s Hospice in Sydenham and St Christopher's Bromley in Orpington. Both care for adults from the age of 18 years upwards. Providing the highest quality care to over 2,500 dying individuals each year on our inpatient wards and in people’s own homes.