National Services Directory

These are the main organisations which provide services relevant to older people with mental health needs and/or their carers in the UK. their websites provide a lot more information on who they are and what they can offer.

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Action On Elder Abuse

Telephone: 0208 835 9280Freephone helpline: 080 8808 8141Email: [email protected] Website: www.elderabuse.org.uk We work to protect and prevent the abuse of vulnerable older adults. Services: Confidential freephone helpline – provides information, advice and support to victims and others who are concerned about or have witnessed abuse. Conferences Seminars Training Consultancy Peer support

Age Cymru

Ty John Pathy, 13/14 Neptune Court, Vanguard Way, Cardiff CF24 5PJInformation & Advice line: 08000 223444 email: [email protected] Website: www.agecymru.org.uk Age Cymru is the national charity for older people in Wales. National helpline providing free confidential and expert advice on matters affecting the over 50’s in Wales, including benefits, scams, saving energy, dementia. Cardiff and Vale (CF64 […]

Alzheimer’s Society Wales

National Dementia Connect helpline open 7 days a week – 0330 150 3456 open 7 days a week See Local Services for information on Cardiff & Vale of Glamorgan with contact. Provides help and support to people with dementia, carers and professionals. Gives talks and presentations to carers and professionals. Campaigns to improve services.   Services: […]

Bipolar UK – Wales

Telephone: 0333 323 4008 Website: www.bipolaruk.org Bipolar UK is the national charity dedicated to supporting individuals affected by bipolar.The services provided by Bipolar UK include: Volunteering opportunities for individuals with a diagnosis of bipolar, who are living well with the condition, or their family/carers, to be trained to become a Volunteer to provide Peer Support […]

Bladder and Bowel Community

Bladder and Bowel Community, Forward House, 17 High Street, Henley-in-Arden B95 5AATelephone: 01926 357220 email: [email protected]: www.bladderandbowel.org The Bladder and Bowel Community is the UK’s largest online community dedicated to helping people find the right treatments, advice, information, support, services and solutions for their healthcare conditions.

Carers Trust

Unit 101 , 164-180 Union Street, London SE1 0LHTelephone: 0300 772 9600  email: [email protected] Website: www.carers.org Carers Trust is a major charity for, with and about carers. We work to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled […]

Carers UK

20 Great Dover Street, London SE1 4LX Telephone: 020 7378 4999 email: [email protected]: www.carersuk.org Carers UK is the national membership charity for the more than 6.5 million people who look after older, ill or disabled family and friends in the UK. Every day 6,000 people become carers. It can happen suddenly – a birth, an […]

Centre For Policy On Ageing

Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9NATelephone: 020 7553 6500Website: www.cpa.org.uk Centre for Policy on Ageing is an independent charity which aims to raise issues of public importance on matters to do with ageing and old age. The organisation’s aim is to promote debate and influence policy in ways which further the interests of […]

Cruse Bereavement Care

National Helpline: 0808 808 1677 (open Monday-Friday 9.30-5pm, excluding bank holidays, with extended hours on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, when we’re open until 8pm.) Website: www.cruse.org.ukEmail: [email protected] Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading national charity providing bereavement support services in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.  Cruse offers face-to-face, telephone, group and email support. We […]

Cymru Versus Arthritis

Cymru Versus Arthritus We’re Versus Arthritis. We’re 10 million people living with arthritis. We’re fundraisers, supporters, bakers, health professionals, volunteers, campaigners and researchers. Together, we’re demanding that the pain and isolation of arthritis is no longer tolerated. We’re pushing to defy arthritis.

Disability Rights UK

Information Line: 0330 995 0400 Website: www.disabilityrightsuk.org We are disabled people leading change, working to create a society where everyone with lived experience of disability or health conditions can participate equally as full citizens. We produce the Disability Rights Handbook, sell the RADAR accessible toilet key, offer access to factsheets on benefits and rights through […]

Disabled Living Foundation

34 Chatfield Road, London SW113SETelephone: 020 7289 6111 Helpline: 0300 999 0004 Mon-Fri 10am – 4pmWebsite: www.livingmadeeasy.org.uk The Disabled Living Foundation is the national information service on equipment for older and disabled people. They provide health care professionals and the general public with advice on over 18,000 products that enable people to increase their independence […]

Forget-me-not Chorus

  The Forget-me-not Chorus supports people with dementia and their families through weekly singing sessions. They have choirs throughout Wales in communities, care homes and hospitals, running in person and online via Zoom. Virtual singing sessions are available for all to access free via their website. They warmly welcome anyone living with and alongside dementia […]

Huntington’s Disease Association

Operations Co-ordinator: Danielle Ralton Tel: 0151 331 5444 Email :  [email protected] Website:  www.hda.org.uk The Huntington’s Disease Association exists to support people affected by the disease and to provide information and advice to professionals whose task it is to support Huntington’s disease families.

Independent Age

18 Avonmore Road, London W14 8RRTelephone: 0800 319 6789  Monday to Friday, 8am-6.30pm Saturday 9am-1pm Whatever happens as we get older, we all want to remain independent and live life on our own terms. That’s why, as well as offering regular friendly contact and a strong campaigning voice, Independent Age can provide you and your […]

Mind Cymru

Mind Infoline: 0300 123 3393Mind Cymru office: 029 2039 5123 Website: www.mind.org.uk Email: [email protected] We’re Mind. We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect. We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. Our […]

Parkinson’s UK

215 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 1EJ Telephone (switchboard): 020 7931 8080 Freephone confidential helpline: 0808 800 0303 (9am to 7pm, Monday to Friday, 10.00am to 2.30pm Saturday)Website: www.parkinsons.org.uk Parkinson’s UK brings people with Parkinson’s, their carers and families together via their network of local groups, website and free confidential helpline. Specialist nurses, their supporters […]

Revitalise – Respite holidays for disabled people and carers

Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London N1 0QHTelephone: 0303 303 0145Website: http://revitalise.org.uk/ Revitalise is a national charity providing holidays for disabled people and their carers at three centres in Chigwell, Southampton and Southport. All centres are fully accessible and provide 24-hour on-call nurse-led care. Every holiday is full board and includes a range of […]

Samaritans Cymru

Please note there is a local entry – Samaritans Cardiff & District with fuller information We’re here for you. Whoever you are, whatever you’re going through, we’re here to listen. Telephone: 116 123email: [email protected] Website: www.samaritans.org.uk Visit us – find your nearest branch on Samaritans.org

Stroke Association

Stroke Association House, 240 City Road, London, EC1V 2PR Telephone: 020 7566 0300 Helpline: 0303 303 3100 (Monday to Wednesday: 8am-7pm. Tuesday and Friday: 9am-5pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am-1pm) Textphone: 18001 0303 3033 100 email:  [email protected] Website:  www.stroke.org.uk Stroke Association Wales, T? Cenydd, 45 Castle Street, Caerphilly, Caerffili CF83 1NZ Telephone: 029 2052 4400 The […]

The Cinnamon Trust

10 Market Square, Hayle, Cornwall TR27 4HETelephone: 01736 757900Website: www.cinnamon.org.uk The Cinnamon Trust is a national charity involved in the provision of short-term care/fostering for pets of elderly or terminally ill people who are ill at home or needing to spend time in hospital. They can also arrange for a volunteer to undertake dog walking […]

The Relatives & Residents Association

1 The Ivories, 6-18 Northampton Street, London N1 2HYTelephone: 020 7359 8148Website: www.relres.org The Relatives Association is an organisation of relatives and friends of older people in homes and long-stay hospitals. They can offer support and advice on the practical, financial and emotional aspects of caring for someone in a Home, as well as guidelines […]

The Royal British Legion

Head Office: The Royal British Legion, 199 Borough Hill Street, London SE1 1AA Contact Centre helpline on 0808 802 8080 from 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week (calls are free from UK landlines and main mobile networks) for all enquiries. email: [email protected] Website: www.britishlegion.org.uk The Royal British Legion helps members of the Royal Navy, […]

The Royal British Legion Veterans Gateway

Helpline: 0808 802 1212 available 24/7Website: www.veteransgateway.org.uk Puts veterans and their families in touch with organisations best placed to help with the information, advice and support that they need.

Veterans NHS Wales

The primary aim of Veterans’ NHS Wales is to improve the mental health and wellbeing of veterans with a service-related mental health problem. Any veteran living in Wales who has served at least one day with the British Military as either a regular service member or as a reservist who has a ‘service-related psychological injury’ […]
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Action On Elder Abuse

Telephone: 0208 835 9280Freephone helpline: 080 8808 8141Email: [email protected] Website: www.elderabuse.org.uk We work to protect and prevent the abuse of vulnerable older adults. Services: Confidential freephone helpline – provides information, advice and support to victims and others who are concerned about or have witnessed abuse. Conferences Seminars Training Consultancy Peer support
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Age Cymru

Ty John Pathy, 13/14 Neptune Court, Vanguard Way, Cardiff CF24 5PJInformation & Advice line: 08000 223444 email: [email protected] Website: www.agecymru.org.uk Age Cymru is the national charity for older people in Wales. National helpline providing free confidential and expert advice on matters affecting the over 50’s in Wales, including benefits, scams, saving energy, dementia. Cardiff and Vale (CF64 […]
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Alzheimer’s Society Wales

National Dementia Connect helpline open 7 days a week – 0330 150 3456 open 7 days a week See Local Services for information on Cardiff & Vale of Glamorgan with contact. Provides help and support to people with dementia, carers and professionals. Gives talks and presentations to carers and professionals. Campaigns to improve services.   Services: […]
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Bipolar UK – Wales

Telephone: 0333 323 4008 Website: www.bipolaruk.org Bipolar UK is the national charity dedicated to supporting individuals affected by bipolar.The services provided by Bipolar UK include: Volunteering opportunities for individuals with a diagnosis of bipolar, who are living well with the condition, or their family/carers, to be trained to become a Volunteer to provide Peer Support […]
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Bladder and Bowel Community

Bladder and Bowel Community, Forward House, 17 High Street, Henley-in-Arden B95 5AATelephone: 01926 357220 email: [email protected]: www.bladderandbowel.org The Bladder and Bowel Community is the UK’s largest online community dedicated to helping people find the right treatments, advice, information, support, services and solutions for their healthcare conditions.
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Carers Trust

Unit 101 , 164-180 Union Street, London SE1 0LHTelephone: 0300 772 9600  email: [email protected] Website: www.carers.org Carers Trust is a major charity for, with and about carers. We work to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled […]
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Carers UK

20 Great Dover Street, London SE1 4LX Telephone: 020 7378 4999 email: [email protected]: www.carersuk.org Carers UK is the national membership charity for the more than 6.5 million people who look after older, ill or disabled family and friends in the UK. Every day 6,000 people become carers. It can happen suddenly – a birth, an […]
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Centre For Policy On Ageing

Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9NATelephone: 020 7553 6500Website: www.cpa.org.uk Centre for Policy on Ageing is an independent charity which aims to raise issues of public importance on matters to do with ageing and old age. The organisation’s aim is to promote debate and influence policy in ways which further the interests of […]
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Cruse Bereavement Care

National Helpline: 0808 808 1677 (open Monday-Friday 9.30-5pm, excluding bank holidays, with extended hours on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, when we’re open until 8pm.) Website: www.cruse.org.ukEmail: [email protected] Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading national charity providing bereavement support services in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.  Cruse offers face-to-face, telephone, group and email support. We […]
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Cymru Versus Arthritis

Cymru Versus Arthritus We’re Versus Arthritis. We’re 10 million people living with arthritis. We’re fundraisers, supporters, bakers, health professionals, volunteers, campaigners and researchers. Together, we’re demanding that the pain and isolation of arthritis is no longer tolerated. We’re pushing to defy arthritis.
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Disability Rights UK

Information Line: 0330 995 0400 Website: www.disabilityrightsuk.org We are disabled people leading change, working to create a society where everyone with lived experience of disability or health conditions can participate equally as full citizens. We produce the Disability Rights Handbook, sell the RADAR accessible toilet key, offer access to factsheets on benefits and rights through […]
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Disabled Living Foundation

34 Chatfield Road, London SW113SETelephone: 020 7289 6111 Helpline: 0300 999 0004 Mon-Fri 10am – 4pmWebsite: www.livingmadeeasy.org.uk The Disabled Living Foundation is the national information service on equipment for older and disabled people. They provide health care professionals and the general public with advice on over 18,000 products that enable people to increase their independence […]
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Forget-me-not Chorus

  The Forget-me-not Chorus supports people with dementia and their families through weekly singing sessions. They have choirs throughout Wales in communities, care homes and hospitals, running in person and online via Zoom. Virtual singing sessions are available for all to access free via their website. They warmly welcome anyone living with and alongside dementia […]
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Huntington’s Disease Association

Operations Co-ordinator: Danielle Ralton Tel: 0151 331 5444 Email :  [email protected] Website:  www.hda.org.uk The Huntington’s Disease Association exists to support people affected by the disease and to provide information and advice to professionals whose task it is to support Huntington’s disease families.
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Independent Age

18 Avonmore Road, London W14 8RRTelephone: 0800 319 6789  Monday to Friday, 8am-6.30pm Saturday 9am-1pm Whatever happens as we get older, we all want to remain independent and live life on our own terms. That’s why, as well as offering regular friendly contact and a strong campaigning voice, Independent Age can provide you and your […]
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Mind Cymru

Mind Infoline: 0300 123 3393Mind Cymru office: 029 2039 5123 Website: www.mind.org.uk Email: [email protected] We’re Mind. We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect. We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. Our […]
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Parkinson’s UK

215 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 1EJ Telephone (switchboard): 020 7931 8080 Freephone confidential helpline: 0808 800 0303 (9am to 7pm, Monday to Friday, 10.00am to 2.30pm Saturday)Website: www.parkinsons.org.uk Parkinson’s UK brings people with Parkinson’s, their carers and families together via their network of local groups, website and free confidential helpline. Specialist nurses, their supporters […]
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Revitalise – Respite holidays for disabled people and carers

Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London N1 0QHTelephone: 0303 303 0145Website: http://revitalise.org.uk/ Revitalise is a national charity providing holidays for disabled people and their carers at three centres in Chigwell, Southampton and Southport. All centres are fully accessible and provide 24-hour on-call nurse-led care. Every holiday is full board and includes a range of […]
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Samaritans Cymru

Please note there is a local entry – Samaritans Cardiff & District with fuller information We’re here for you. Whoever you are, whatever you’re going through, we’re here to listen. Telephone: 116 123email: [email protected] Website: www.samaritans.org.uk Visit us – find your nearest branch on Samaritans.org
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Stroke Association

Stroke Association House, 240 City Road, London, EC1V 2PR Telephone: 020 7566 0300 Helpline: 0303 303 3100 (Monday to Wednesday: 8am-7pm. Tuesday and Friday: 9am-5pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am-1pm) Textphone: 18001 0303 3033 100 email:  [email protected] Website:  www.stroke.org.uk Stroke Association Wales, T? Cenydd, 45 Castle Street, Caerphilly, Caerffili CF83 1NZ Telephone: 029 2052 4400 The […]
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The Cinnamon Trust

10 Market Square, Hayle, Cornwall TR27 4HETelephone: 01736 757900Website: www.cinnamon.org.uk The Cinnamon Trust is a national charity involved in the provision of short-term care/fostering for pets of elderly or terminally ill people who are ill at home or needing to spend time in hospital. They can also arrange for a volunteer to undertake dog walking […]
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The Relatives & Residents Association

1 The Ivories, 6-18 Northampton Street, London N1 2HYTelephone: 020 7359 8148Website: www.relres.org The Relatives Association is an organisation of relatives and friends of older people in homes and long-stay hospitals. They can offer support and advice on the practical, financial and emotional aspects of caring for someone in a Home, as well as guidelines […]
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The Royal British Legion

Head Office: The Royal British Legion, 199 Borough Hill Street, London SE1 1AA Contact Centre helpline on 0808 802 8080 from 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week (calls are free from UK landlines and main mobile networks) for all enquiries. email: [email protected] Website: www.britishlegion.org.uk The Royal British Legion helps members of the Royal Navy, […]
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The Royal British Legion Veterans Gateway

Helpline: 0808 802 1212 available 24/7Website: www.veteransgateway.org.uk Puts veterans and their families in touch with organisations best placed to help with the information, advice and support that they need.
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Veterans NHS Wales

The primary aim of Veterans’ NHS Wales is to improve the mental health and wellbeing of veterans with a service-related mental health problem. Any veteran living in Wales who has served at least one day with the British Military as either a regular service member or as a reservist who has a ‘service-related psychological injury’ […]
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