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

Adelaide Medical Centre (GP Surgery based in Chalk Farm)

  • Tel: 020 7722 4135
  • www.adelaidemedicalcentre.nhs.uk

Admiral Nursing  (Information and support by phone for professionals and family carers of people with dementia.)

  • Direct line: 0845 257 9406

Age UK Camden (Advocacy, advice, befriending, resource centre)

  • Tel: 020 7239 0400 
  • www.ageuk.org.uk/camden
  • Sign up to Age UK's newsletter here: www.gtcamden.com

Alzheimer's Society in Camden (Benefits Helpline)

  • Direct line: 020 7561 4828
  • Click here for more information 

Benefits Guide  (A free resource to use that provides comprehensive information on all available UK Welfare benefits as well as guidance on benefit applications, appeals, emergency assistance and legal help)

  • https://www.benefitsguide.co.uk/

Bi-Polar UK (Support and information for people with a bi-polar diagnosis and their family and friends)

Camden Careline (Community alarm service for older, disabled and frail people)

  • Tel: 020 7974 1491 (02079741492 open 24 hours)
  • www.camden.gov.uk/careline

Camden Community Connectors (Tackling social isolation and loneliness among older people)

  • Tel: 0800 161 5716
  • www.camdencommunityconnectors.org.uk

Camden Disability Action (Camden Disability Action is a user-led organisation which aims to promote the equality of deaf and disabled people living or working in Camden)

  • Tel: 020 7284 6550
  • www.camdendisabilityaction.org.uk

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

  • Tel: 020 7974 4000 (out of hours: 0207 974 4444)
  • Email: [email protected]
  • 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 Musculoskeletal

Camden Psychological Therapies Service

Carers' Rights  (The NHS Choices website also has a guide to carers' rights)

  • www.nhs.uk/CarersDirect/guide/rights

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

  • Helpline: 020 7974 1525 (choose option three for children)
  • www.camden.gov.uk/familyinformation

Citizens Advice Bureaux - Camden (Independent financial and legal advice)

  • Adviceline, Mon- Fri, 1 - 4pm: 0300 330 0646
  • www.camdencabservice.org.uk

Contact-A-Family (National helpline for parents of disabled children)

Deaf-blind UK (Supporting people who are both deaf and blind. Click here to view poster 1, poster 2)

Independent Age (National helpline for older people and their carers)

Kids (Information and homebase breaks for families of disabled children)

Mental Health Camden (Mental health and Wellbeing services in Camden)

  • Tel: 020 3317 6333
  • www.mentalhealthcamden.co.uk

Mind in Camden (Support for people with mental health problems living in Camden, including carers)

Mind Yourself (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 Network (Promotes the voice and rights of family carers supporting a person with a learning disability)

  • Direct line: 07747 46072 
  • www.familycarers.org.uk

North London Cares (A community network of Young professionals and older neighbours supporting each other within London)

  • Tel: 020 7118 3838
  • www.northlondoncares.org.uk

Novus Homeshare  (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)

  • https://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Pharmacy/Pages/Medicinesoutofhours.aspx

Parkinson's UK (Advice for people living with Parkinson's Disease and their carers)

  • National helpline:  0808 800 0303 
  • Email: [email protected]
  • www.parkinsons.org.uk/content/contact-us

Self management UK (For people living with long-term health conditions and their carers)

Some Space (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: [email protected]
  • https://www.nhs.uk/smokefree/why-quit/smoking-health-problems

Talk to Frank (Drug Treatment)

  • Tel: 0300 123 6600
  • Email: www.talktofrank.com/contact
  • www.talktofrank.com

Alternatively, you can find further information regarding drug treatment services in Camden by clicking here or visiting www.nhs.uk/service-search 

The Irish Centre - To provide outstanding Care, Culture and Community to the Irish in London

The Silver Line - Telephone friendship service for older people (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 (Provide expert information and advice on all transport services and benefits)

 

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