Information point

On this page find our A-Z of useful contacts for carers (numbers, emails and weblinks) - and click here for more information about other support groups and carers' activities in Camden. 
 

Accessible Transport 

Tel: 020 7974 5919

Email: pats@camden.gov.uk

www.camden.gov.uk/accessibletransport

For people permanently unable to use public transport (includes Taxicard, Blue Badge and Freedom Pass).

 

Admiral Nursing 

Direct line: 0845 257 9406

Information and support by phone for professionals and family carers of people with dementia.

 

Age UK Camden

Tel: 020 7239 0400 

www.ageuk.org.uk/camden

Advocacy, advice, befriending, resource centre.

 

Alzheimer's Society in Camden

Direct line: 020 7561 4828

 

Benefits Helpline 

Tel: 0800 220 674 (Minicom or Text phone call 0800 243 787)

https://www.gov.uk/browse/benefits/entitlement

Advice and help on benefits.

 

Bi-Polar UK

Support and information for people with a bi-polar diagnosis and their family and friends.

Tel: 0333 323 3880

Email: info@bipolaruk.org

www.bipolaruk.org

 

Camden Careline

Tel: 020 7974 1491 (02079741492 open 24 hours)

www.camden.gov.uk/careline

Community alarm service for older, disabled and frail people.

 

Camden Community Connectors

Tel: 0800 161 5716

www.camdencommunityconnectors.org.uk

Tackling social isolation and loneliness among older people.

 

Camden's Information and Access Team (for Adult Social Care services)

Tel: 020 7974 4000 (out of hours: 0207 974 4444)

Email: adultsocialcare@camden.gov.uk

www.camden.gov.uk/informationandaccess

 

Camden Integrated Primary Care Service

Tel: 020 3214 5700

http://www.cnwl.nhs.uk/service/camden-integrated-primary-care-service/
 

Camden Psychological Therapies Service

Self-referral line: 020 3317 5600

Email: cpts@candi.nhs.uk

 

Carers' Rights

The NHS Choices website also has a guide to carers' rights.

 
 
Carers’ Support Centre

Tel: 0117 965 2365

It offers a ‘one stop shop’ for accessible accommodation throughout the UK and gives carers more opportunities to access breaks

www.carersholidays.org.uk/

 

Children Services Camden

Helpline: 020 7974 1525 (choose option three for children)

www.camden.gov.uk/familyinformation

Information of childcare and service for 0-19 years  (25 for young people with special educational needs and disabilities).

 

Citizens Advice Bureaux - Camden

Adviceline, Mon- Fri, 1 - 4pm: 0300 330 0646

www.camdencabservice.org.uk

Independent financial and legal advice.

 

Contact-A-Family

Helpline: 0808 808 3555

Email: helpline@carefamily.org.uk

www.cafamily.org.uk

National helpline for parents of disabled children.

 

Deaf-blind UK

Tel: 01733 358100

Email: info@deafblind.org.uk

www.deafblind.org.uk

Supporting people who are both deaf and blind. Click here to view poster 1, poster 2.

 

Independent Age

Tel: 0800 319 6789. 

www.independentage.org/

Email: advice@independentage.org

National helpline for older people and their carers.

 

Kids

Tel: 020 7359 3639

Email: enquiries.london@kids.org.uk

www.kids.org.uk

Information and homebase breaks for families of disabled children.

 

Mind in Camden

Tel: 020 7911 0822

Email: admin@mindincamden.org.uk

www.mindincamden.org.uk

Support for people with mental health problems living in Camden, including carers.

 

Mind Yourself

Tel: 020 7697 4753

Email: info@mind-yourself.co.uk

www.mind-yourself.co.uk 

Support for the diverse Irish communities living in London, including carers. 

 

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Direct line: 0800 716 146

www.mariecurie.org.uk

 

National Family Carers Netwrok

Direct line: 07747 46072 

www.familycarers.org.uk

Promotes the voice and rights of family carers supporting a person with a learning disability. 

 

Novus Homeshare

Tel: 0330 088 2225

Email: admin.novus@novus-homeshare.org.uk

www.novus-homeshare.org.uk/

Homeshare is a programme that matches people who want help or support around the house with people who need accommodation and are willing to help.

For more information on Homeshare click here view a flyer or click here to view a poster.

 

Parkinson's UK

National helpline:  0808 800 0303 

Email: hello@parkinsons.org.uk

www.parkinsons.org.uk/content/contact-us

Advice for people living with Parkinson's Disease and their carers.

 

Rehab4addiction

Tel: 0800 140 4690 / 0345 222 3508

Email: info@rehab4addiction.co.uk

http://www.rehab4addiction.co.uk

 A free national helpline assisting people suffering from addiction and mental health problems.

 

Self management UK

Tel: 03333 445 840

Email: hello@selfmanagementuk.org

http://selfmanagementuk.org

For people living with long-term health conditions and their carers.

 

Some Space

Tel: 07500 220 735

Email: anna.jezuita@cri.org.uk

http://www.somespacecamden.com

Work with family, friends and partners of those involved in substance misuse, whether or not they receive treatment. 

 

Stop Smoking in Camden 

Tel: 0800 022 4332 / 0300 123 1044

Email: info@smokefreelifecamden.co.uk

https://www.nhs.uk/smokefree/why-quit/smoking-health-problems

 

Transport for All

Tel:  020 7737 2339 

Email: contactus@transportforall.org.uk

www.transportforall.org.uk

Provide expert information and advice on all transport services and benefits.