Southwark Safe and Independent Living (SAIL) is a brand new service which provides a quick and simple way to access a wide range of local services to support older people to maintain their independence, safety and wellbeing.
Buttle UK aims to meet the needs of families and young people in crisis. As the largest grant awarding charity in the UK that focuses solely on children and young people in need, Buttle UK hear about children and young people in circumstances that most people are unaware of. Buttle UK support children and families who are not having their needs met through statutory or other traditional routes of support.
Family Rights Group’s goal is to enable children to be raised safely and thrive within their family and community. Established in 1974, we support families whose children are involved with, or require, local authority services because of welfare needs or concerns. Families who contact us are often struggling, and scared their child may be removed. Our advice service helps them to understand their rights and options, get the support they need to prevent problems escalating into a crisis and to work constructively with local authorities. This is key to keeping children safe at home and avoiding unnecessary removal into care.
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KeyRing's support is based on people living in their own homes but sharing their skills and talents with each other and with their communities. KeyRing provides support to people with Learning Disabilities to gain skills using their Personal Budget to enable more independence. It offers support on a 1-1 or group basis, and can assist people with Learning Disabilities make their first move towards independent living.
MySouthwark service points offer advice and information and are open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. They are open to anyone who living or working in Southwark who has enquiries about council services.
NCDV was established to help survivors of domestic violence obtain protection against an abuser, as well as offering services to the police, probation service, domestic abuse agency workers, the legal profession and judiciary. We specialise in providing free, fast and effective legal support to survivors of domestic violence, usually by helping individuals obtain injunctions from their local county court.
Southwark Council offer a pest control service to private and council tenants.
The SLaM Reablement Service in Southwark offers a skills development programme to support adult Southwark residents who are attending the adult community mental health teams and the Maudsley Inpatient Units, where health may restrict or inhibit daily living.
Leonard Cheshire Disability's Southwark Advice Plus service offers information, advice and access to help disabled people live more independently across Southwark.
The Southwark noise and nuisance team deals with all noise complaints, as well as other nuisances such as smells, dust, fumes and light. When a complaint is made officers aim to attend within 60 minutes to ascertain if the noise is legally a nuisance.
The council’s environmental services include recycling and bulky waste collection, pest control and street cleaning.
The handyperson scheme provides help with household maintenance and repairs for home owners, tenants and leaseholders who are aged over 60 or have a permanant disability.
Southwark Sheltered Hosuing provide comfortable sheltered housing to older and disabled people who want to continue living independently in their own homes.
STAG is a charitable project whose aim is to address inequalities experienced by Irish Travellers in Southwark and the surrounding area. STAG is grateful to be funded by the Irish Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Southwark Council’s Community Capacity Fund.
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.
SSAFA provides lifelong support to those who are serving or who have ever served in the British Army, the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force, and their families. SSAFA has been serving the Armed Forces community for more than 125 years. We are continually updating what we do to ensure we meet the changing needs of servicemen and women, veterans and their families.
The National Stalking Helpline responds to nearly 3,000 victims of stalking each year. A small team of highly trained staff and volunteers provide – by phone and email – information and guidance on the law, how to report stalking, gathering evidence, staying safe and reducing the risk.
Telecare can help older, disabled, and vulnerable people live independently, safely and securely at home, whilst providing reassurance for carers.
The Tenancy Relations Service support individuals in Southwark living in privately rented accommodation. They are able to advise tenants who are being harassed or threatened by their landlord.