Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director at Age UK
"Caring for someone is a tough job which places a heavy and emotional toll on the carer. Two million of those who care for a family member or friend in this country are themselves older people, often with their own health problems. And astonishingly, more than a hundred thousand people in their eighties and beyond are caring full-time..." Read more
Asca offers one to one counseling on a Saturday morning for anyone caring for a person with issues with drugs or alcohol.
Richmond Carers Centre to deliver and be the gateway to direct support, information and access, to services for unpaid carers in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.
We provide a day service and outreach service for our disabled adults; have a small residential home in Surbiton; an information and advice service for disabled children and their families and carers; an equipment loan service for disabled children.
Currently raising funds to provide a socially integrated environment (cafe) where young people with Autism and their families/carers feel welcome and secure within the local community.
The aim of Growbaby is to provide good quality, new and second-hand, baby clothes and equipment (up to 5 years), completely free of charge, to anyone who needs it, regardless of their income, background, or faith
Healthwatch Kingston upon Thames is an independent consumer champion with statutory status, created to gather and represent the views of local people who use health and social care services in Kingston
Kingston Bereavement Service provides bereavement support and counselling to children, young people and adults living, working or studying in Kingston, or registered with a Kingston GP practice
Kingston Carers' Network is an independent charity in Kingston upon Thames who support unpaid carers.
KCN's Young Carers’ Wellbeing Project supports young carers from families where there are complex needs and/or a lack of support to family members.
Kingston Mencap is a small voluntary group who support adults and children with a learning disability, their families and carers in the Kingston area
KMHCF is run by carers for carers, promoting and representing their interests to statutory services and within local networks
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service at Kingston Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, Surrey. Contact MacInfoSWRU@kingstonhospital.nhs.uk for more information about events.
Kingston Primary Care Trust provides information on primary care services
Princess Alice Hospice is a charity dedicated to providing free, holistic palliative care for patients in our area with avanced illness, and those approaching the end of their lives.
Richmond and Kingston ME Group are a self-help group supporting people with ME / CFS in Kingston and Richmond boroughs and the surrounding area
Staywell is an independent, award-winning charity providing a range of services for people in south-west London and Surrey. Staywell runs a support service for people with dementia
We are a children's charity who help children of all faiths and none, including children at risk on the streets, disabled children, young refugees, young carers or those within the youth justice system