Useful resources

For information on a range of local and national resources that can support your wellbeing, please click on the dropdown menus below. If you have been offered treatment with us and are waiting to start, you can find further information about support available to you.

Alcohol and drug services

alcohol and drug services

Rehab 4 Addiction

0800 140 4690

Rehab 4 Addiction is a free and impartial helpline for people

seeking drug or alcohol addiction treatment in Wandsworth, London.

If you are sick and tired of your addiction, if you want to enter

recovery and if you are willing to undue the damaged inflicted

by your addiction, then get in touch with Rehab 4 Addiction today.

Provide support for families/carers of individuals with drug and alcohol misuse


Contact:  020 3228 1777

WCDAS provides free, recovery focused, evidence-based,

treatment for residents of Wandsworth who are living with

drug and alcohol problems.

Carers support

Carers support
Wandsworth Carers Centre

020 8877 12
Wandsworth Carers’ Centre is a registered charity that has been providing support to unpaid Carers in Wandsworth. A Carer is someone, who without payment, provides help and support to a partner, child, relative, friend or neighbour, who could not manage without their help.  This could be due to age, physical or mental illness, addiction or disability.  Their vision is a society where Carers are recognised and valued for their contribution and have choice and control that enables them to care, to stay healthy and to lead fulfilled lives.
Carers UK Website:     
Contact: / 020 7378 4999

Carers UK - As the UK's only national membership charity for carers, Carers UK is both a support network and a movement for change. We're here to make life better for carers. Help us be there for the 6,000 people who start looking after someone each day.


Children and families

Children and families


Contact: 020 8947 5260
Contact is a charity that offers general SEND support and advice for children and families. 
We exist to help families feel valued supported, confident and informed.
HomeStart Wandsworth

2nd Floor, 20-22 York Road, Battersea, London

SW11 3QA

Home-Start Merton is a local community network of trained volunteers and expert support, helping families during pregnancy and with children up to 5 years old. They offer regular support, friendship and practical help to families. They accept self referrals but referrals can also be made by GPs, health visitors, social prescribers and schools.

Wandsworth Family Information Service

Directory of services for families and young people which provides free information and advice, including activities for children and young people aged 0 - 19 years (or 25, if the child or young person has a special need or disability).


Debt, finances and benefit management

Christians Against Poverty (CAP)   website icon
Roger Dawes 
020 7223 6188 / 0800 328 0006
CAP provide free debit counselling and a listening ear to help provide a real solution to debt problems Location: Wandsworth debt advice branch is located at St Marks Church, Battersea Rise, London SW11 1EJ
CAB Wandsworth (Battersea Library & Roehampton) Website:
Contact: 020 7042 0333
Provide free, impartial advice on issues including benefits, debt, housing, employment as well as help victims of hate crimes

Advice Now


Contact: via website

Advice Now is an independent, not-for-profit website, run by the charity Law for Life: the Foundation for Public Legal Education. It provides accurate information on rights and the law.


Digital enterprise, literacy, enablement

Digital enterprise, literacy, enablement
Age Well Outreach



Kerry Hagger
07960 108103

Are you interested in developing digital skills that you can use in your daily life?hen these courses might be for you.

These courses will cover the basics of using Excel, Word, and the internet which will help to build confidence and IT skills.

Age UK Wandsworth

Website: &
Digipals (
Contact: 020 8877 8940
Age UK Wandsworth is a local, independent charity working in the community to support older people and their carers.


Domestic abuse

Domestic abuse
Hestia Website: Transform, Sutton - Cranstoun
Contact: 020 7378 3100 /


Hestia Wandsworth Support with refuge accommodation, family/children support, modern day slavery, mental health support.

Kingston Women's Centre Website: Kingston Women's Centre ( 
Contact: 020 8541 1941 /

Kingston Women’s Centre is a long standing charity run by women for women. Their aim is to provide counselling for women of all backgrounds within the local community within a safe, non-judgemental and caring environment.



Choice Support Richmond and Wandsworth Website: Choice Support
Contact: 020 3435 5816

Supports residents 18+ with disabilities to find work, including people with learning difficulties, those affected by mental ill health, sensory impairment, physical disability and autism. They provide pre-employment support and support when you get a job.

Work Match

Website: Wandsworth Work Match

Telephone: 020 8871 5191


Our Work Match  employment service offers support, advice, guidance and training to help residents access new and existing jobs in Wandsworth. We can match you with local employers who value local people and can offer a wide range of jobs in different sectors


Food banks

Food banks
Earlsfield Foodbank

Website: Earlsfield Foodbank
telephone: 07585 064428


Earlsfield Foodbank is an independent foodbank and is part of the Independent Food Aid Network (IFAN).

We are based in St Andrew’s Church, Earlsfield, providing support to people experiencing crisis through poverty in our local community.

Wandsworth Foodbank


Wandsworth Foodbank provides emergency food and support to local people in crisis across the Wandsworth Borough. 


Housing Housing

Glass Door Website: About Us (

Contact: 020 7351 4948
Based in London, Glass Door coordinates The UK's largest network of open-access services for people affected by homelessness. Year-round, people find advice and support to end their homelessness through trained caseworkers based at partnering drop-in centres. 
SPEAR Website:  
Contact: / 020 8288 6506
Provide support for individuals experiencing homelessness in SW London. Support includes outreach, resettlement and tenancy support, accommodation options and a health link service


Refugees and asylum seekers

Refugees and asylum seekers

tel: 020 8767 5378 


CARAS is a community outreach charity based in Tooting. We support people of refugee and asylum-seeking background who live in South-West London.

South London
Refugee Association
 020 3490 3443

South London Refugee Association (previously known as Merton and Wandsworth Asylum Welcome). This service is for refugees, asylum seekers and newly arrived migrants. 

Services include:
Youth work
Group sessions and activities for young people
An Early intervention project
Family support and advice
Support groups and classes & drop in advice sessions


Other useful links

Other useful links

Balham & Tooting Sports & Social Club Ltd

Contact: Olga Carnegie - 02086735968


Social and practical activities for older adults (semi-retired / retired) with a focus on black African community


Website:   Elaysnetwork;   ElaysNetwork;

Contact: 020 7720 6864

68 St Rule Street, Battersea, London



The organisation Elays (beacon of light) Network, was founded in 2003 to provide a community support structure for young people and students at risk of school exclusion, not in employment, education or training. Elays Network today works with a variety of ages and backgrounds within the community providing a network of support to the Wandsworth community and surrounding areas.



Contact: 0207 7202508
Address: 283-291 Wandsworth Road,Vauxhall SW8 2ND

EMCA is a charity, which was founded in 1989 to meet the social, welfare and cultural/religious needs of the  growing number of Eritrean immigrants to the United Kingdom
EMHIP Website: Home - EMHIP

Contact: Darren Blades
E: Darren.  

EMHIP has been designed to be a practical, locality-based service improvement programme to bring about change for Black Minority Ethnic (BME) communities in mental health care. The aim of the programme is to reduce inequalities in three specific areas where BME communities fare worse: in access, experience and outcomes of mental health care. 

Muskil Asaan

Website: Mushkil Aasaan – Care for the Community by the Community

Contact: 020 8672 6581
Fax/Tel: 020 8682 3054

220-222 UPPER TOOTING RD 1ST Floor (Side Entrance) London SW17 7EW

The Charity evolved as a front-room grassroots organisation in the early nineties when a group of Muslim women shared concerns about the plight of women, children and the elderly experiencing social exclusion, isolation and a range of unmet needs. Some had lost the traditional supportive influences of the extended family as a result of family breakdown, patterns of migration and urban city life. Languages other than English spoken by Staff or Volunteers include Urdu, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Arabic, Somali, Kutchi, Portuguese, Italian & Tamil