Resources for people who may be vulnerable

 Action on Elder Abuse
Tel. 080 8808 8141
http://www.elderabuse.org.uk
Support, helpline and training materials.

 

Age Concern England
Astral House
1268 London Road
London
SW16 4ER
http://www.ageconcern.org.uk
A national organization offering advice and information about issues concerning older people.
There are also local groups offering support and advocacy services.

 

Alzheimer’s Society
Gordon House
10 Greencoat Place
London
SW1P 1PH
http://www.alzheimers.org.uk
A national organization, concerned with people who have dementia, with local groups and a web site providing support to families and training.
 
 
Help the Aged
207–221 Pentonville Road
London N1 9VZ
Tel. 020 7278 1114
http://www.helptheaged.org.uk
A national organization offering advice and advocacy.

 

MENCAP (Royal Mencap Society)
123 Golden Lane
London
EC1Y 0RT
http://www.mencap.org.uk
A national organization providing services for people with learning disabilities. They also provide local groups and a web site offering support and social activities to families, adults and children.

 

MIND (The national association for
Mental Health)
15–19 Broadway
London E15 4BQ
Tel. 020 8519 2122
http://www.mind.org.uk
A national organization, web site and local groups offering support to families and sometimes direct services.
 
RNIB
(Royal National Institute for the Blind)
105 Judd Street
London
WC1H 9NE
http://www.rnib.org.uk
A national organization focusing on the needs of blind and partially sighted people.
They offer advice, aids and equipment.

 

RNID
(Royal National Institute for Deaf People)
19–23 Featherstone Street
London
EC1Y 8SL
http://www.rnid.org.uk
A national organization raising awareness of deafness, hearing loss and tinnitus. They also train and provide interpreters.

 

Scope
PO Box 833
Milton Keynes
MK12 5NY
http://www.scope.org.uk
The main national organization for those with cerebral palsy, offering advice and information which can also be helpful for those with other physical disabilities.

 

The Shaftesbury Society
16 Kinston Road
London SW19 1JZ
http://www.shaftesburysociety.org.uk
An interdenominational body working with disabled people to help achieve social inclusion, empowerment and justice.
 
  
Through the Roof
PO Box 353
Epsom
Surrey KT18 5WS
http://www.throughtheroof.org
A Christian body aiming to equip and train churches to include disabled people, by encouraging and equipping them for church leadership; providing support and fellowship to disabled people. This is the contact point for the
Churches for All consortium – a campaign to encourage churches to provide greater access for disabled people.
 
Women’s Aid
24 – National Helpline:
Tel 0845 7023468
http://www.womensaid.org.uk

 

Respond
3rd Flour
24-32 Stephenson Way
London NW1 2HD
http://www.respond.org.uk
Support for those with learning difficulties who have been abused.

 

Survivors UK
2 Leathermarket Street
London SE1 3HN
http://www.survivors.org.uk
Support for male survivors

 

NAPAC
Tel: 0800 085 3330
http://www.napac.org.uk
Telephone helpline for adults abused as children.

 

Minister and clergy sexual abuse survivors (MACSAS)
PO Box 46933
London E8 1XA
Support for people sexually abused by those in ministry

 

Christian Survivors of Sexual Abuse (CSSA)
c/o 38 Sydenham Villa Road
Cheltenham Glos. GL52 6DZ
Support, self-help groups, retreats, worship.

 

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