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


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


Adelaide Medical Centre

Tel: 020 7722 4135

GP Surgery based in Chalk Farm


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

Advocacy, advice, befriending, resource centre.

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Alzheimer's Society in Camden

Direct line: 020 7561 4828


Benefits Helpline 

Click here for more information 


Benefits Guide

A free resource to use that provides comphrensive information on all available UK Welfare benefits as well as guidance on benefit applications, appeals, emergency assistance and legal help.


Bi-Polar UK

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

Tel: 0333 323 3880



Camden Careline

Tel: 020 7974 1491 (02079741492 open 24 hours)

Community alarm service for older, disabled and frail people.


Camden Community Connectors

Tel: 0800 161 5716

Tackling social isolation and loneliness among older people.


Camden Disability Action
Tel: 020 7284 6550
Camden Disability Action is a user-led organisation which aims to promote the equality of deaf and disabled people living or working in Camden.


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

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



Camden Integrated Primary Care Service

Tel: 020 3214 5700

Camden Psychological Therapies Service

Self-referral line: 020 3317 5600



Carers' Rights

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

Children Services Camden

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

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

Independent financial and legal advice.



Helpline: 0808 808 3555


National helpline for parents of disabled children.


Deaf-blind UK

Tel: 01733 358100


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


Independent Age

Tel: 0800 319 6789.


National helpline for older people and their carers.



Tel: 020 7359 3639


Information and homebase breaks for families of disabled children.


Mental Health Camden

Tel: 020 3317 6333

Mental health and Wellbeing services in Camden.


Mind in Camden

Tel: 020 7911 0822


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


Mind Yourself

Tel: 020 7697 4753


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


Marie Curie Cancer Care

Direct line: 0800 716 146


National Family Carers Network

Direct line: 07747 46072

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


Novus Homeshare

Tel: 0330 088 2225


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.


Out - of - hours medicines

If you run out of medicine outside of your GP practice's normal opening hours and need some urgently, there are a few ways  to get an emergency supply.


Parkinson's UK

National helpline:  0808 800 0303 


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


Self management UK

Tel: 03333 445 840


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


Some Space

Tel: 07500 220 735


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



Talk to Frank

Tel: 0300 123 6600


Alternatively, you can find further information regarding drug treatment services in Camden by clicking here or visiting 


The Silver Line - Telephone Friendship Service for Older People

Tel: 0800 470 8090


The Silver Line operates the only confidential, free helpline for older people across the UK that’s open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Transport for All

Tel:  020 7737 2339 


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