Link to other services

Services you may find useful

Carers benefit from a wide range of local and national services. When we are supporting you we will suggest, signpost or refer you to agencies that may be helpful in meeting your needs. The following list is not exhaustive – please contact us if you have specific queries.

Carers Trust
https://carers.org/

Carers UK (online chat) Forum
https://www.carersuk.org/forum/43/welcome-to-the-forum-31678

You may like to make use of the following local links and contact details, where appropriate:

Merton Council has a useful directory of Adult Support Services where you can check what support is available for you and the person you care for. https://directories.merton.gov.uk/kb5/merton/directory/site.page?id=JYXTudJBu7w&adultchannel=0

Cost of living information

https://www.merton.gov.uk/communities-and-neighbourhoods/money-advice/cost-of-living

Welfare Benefits Advice
https://www.merton.gov.uk/council-tax-benefits-and-housing/benefits/benefits-advice?msclkid=1b5310eac7ad11ec9a7ef352b9686554
• National Government benefits checker – https://www.gov.uk/check-benefits-financial-support

Housing Benefits
• Tel. 020 8274 4903 between 9.00am and 5.00pm.
• Email: housing.benefits@merton.gov.uk

Blue Badge (Disabled parking)
https://www.merton.gov.uk/streets-parking-transport/parking/bluebadge?msclkid=73ff64b1c7ad11eca63cec80f32e7e51

Taxi Card
https://directories.merton.gov.uk/kb5/merton/directory/service.page?id=_5Qa1hIIh6k&msclkid=cccd5c37c7ad11ec98c2425436eb6eb6

South West London Law Centre
http://www.swllc.org/

The Money Advice Centre
https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en

The following organisations have services you may like to explore:

Age UK Merton
https://www.ageuk.org.uk/merton/our-services/

Alzheimer’s Society – Merton Dementia Hub
http://merton-i.merton.gov.uk/kb5/merton/asch/service.page?id=14CdS3TRjPI
• Merton Dementia Hub, Whitford Gardens, Mitcham, Surrey CR4 4AA
• Tel: 020 8687 0922 Email: merton@alzheimers.org.uk

Day Centres
https://www2.merton.gov.uk/health-social-care/adult-social-care/help-at-home/daycentres.htm
https://www.merton.gov.uk/social-care/adult-social-care/day-centres?msclkid=175d47acc7ae11ecbe7218eead2f7020

Falls Prevention
https://www.clch.nhs.uk/health-professionals/merton

Friends In St. Helier (F.I.S.H.)
http://www.friendsinsthelier.co.uk/

Memory Lane Club
http://merton-i.merton.gov.uk/kb5/merton/asch/service.page?id=5q9cyhatgd4

Merton and Morden Guild (Facebook page)
http://mandmguild.wixsite.com/mandmguild

Merton Befriending Service
https://www.ageuk.org.uk/merton/our-services/befriending/

Merton Community Transport
http://www.mct.uk.com/

Merton Memory Assessment Service
http://www.swlstg-tr.nhs.uk/our-services/find-a-service/service/merton-memory-assessment-service

Merton Mencap
http://www.mertonmencap.org.uk/

Merton Vision
https://mertonvision.org.uk/

One You Merton
https://www.oneyoumerton.org/

St Raphael’s Hospice
https://www.straphaels.org.uk/

Telecare
http://mascot-telecare.org.uk/

Wimbledon Guild
https://www.wimbledonguild.co.uk/

MENTAL HEALTH:

Avanti Club
https://www.avanticic.co.uk/

Focus-4-1
http://focus-4-1.co.uk/projects-services/

Recovery College
http://www.swlstg-tr.nhs.uk/south-west-london-recovery-college

South West London & St. George’s Mental Health NHS Trust
http://www.swlstg.nhs.uk/

Merton Uplift
https://www.mertonuplift.nhs.uk/