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 - Addiction Care and Support Agency

Asca offers one to one counseling on a Saturday morning  for anyone caring for a person with issues with drugs or alcohol.

Crossroads Care Richmond and Kingston

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.

EnhanceAble

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.

Express CIC

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.

Growbaby Project

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 - Healthwatch Kingston

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

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

Kingston Carers' Network is an independent charity in Kingston upon Thames who support unpaid carers.

Kingston Carers - Young Carers' Wellbeing

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

Kingston Mencap is a small voluntary group who support adults and children with a learning disability, their families and carers in the Kingston area

Kingston Mental Health Carers' Forum

KMHCF is run by carers for carers, promoting and representing their interests to statutory services and within local networks

Macmillan -  Local 

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service at Kingston Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, Surrey.  Contact MacInfoSWRU@kingstonhospital.nhs.uk for more information about events.

NHS Kingston

Kingston Primary Care Trust provides information on primary care services

Princess Alice Hospice

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 Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.) Group

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

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  

The Children's Society 

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