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Carers in Southampton


Categories

Health and social care

Description

A free service in Southampton for adults providing unpaid care to someone who needs support due to disability, illness or frailty. Carers in Southampton is a service fully funded by the local authority in partnership with the NHS. We offer information and signposting, carers cards, statutory carers assessments and emergency plans. Carers assessments review needs and those meeting criteria can receive a small direct payment to support wellbeing. Any adult providing care and support to an adult (18 years +) who is disabled, ill or elderly who lives in the local area served by Southampton City Council may access carers assessments, carers cards, emergency plans and link workers. Carers cards, emergency plans and link workers are also available to carers of children and to young carers. Website services are available to all.

023 8058 2387

enquiries@carersinsouthampton.co.uk

Meon House, Rear of 189 Portswood Road, Southampton, SO17 2NF

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ww.carersinsouthampton.co.uk

SO:Linked - Southampton Voluntary Services


Categories

Health and social care, Southampton Information Directory (SID), SO:Linked Community Navigators, Disability, Volunteers, Loneliness and isolation, Signposting, Physical activity, Wellbeing

Description

SVS is the lead organisation in SO:Linked. For referalls to SO:Linked navigation, please refer via SPECTRUM.

As part of SO:Linked, SVS provide support to voluntary, community and social enterprises and to individuals wanting to start up or get involved with community activities. Our Volunteer Centre mathes people with volunteering opportunities that work for them, to help them get involved, upskill, reduce loneliness, increase wellbeing and improve confidence.

Southampton Shopmobility offers daily hire of mobility scooters, powerchairs and manual wheelchairs for use in the City Centre. We also offer long term hire of manual wheelchairs for periods of up to a month. 

Healthwatch Southampton is your voice in improving health and social care. It works to improve the power of patiens and the public's voice and ensure their needs and ideas for improvement are listened to and responded to by services.

Dementia Friendly Southampton - support for people living with dementia, their carers and communities wanting to become dementia friendly.

023 8022 8291

information@southamptonvs.org.uk

Voluntary Action Centre, St Mary Street, Southampton, SO14 1NW

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www.southamptonvs.org.uk

Citizens Advice Southampton


Categories

Benefits, Debt, Consumer & Energy, Housing, Employment, Family and personal, Health and social care, Immigration, Law and rights

Description

We provide free, confidential and impartial advice and campaign on issues affecting people's lives. People come to us with all sorts of problems. You may have money, welfare benefit, housing or employment difficulties. You may be facing a crisis, or just considering your options. Our goal is to help everyone find a way forward, whatever problem they face. We're an independent charity and part of the Citizens Advice network across England and Wales. Opening times are for our Face to Face Drop-in Southampton Central Library (Basement). For appointments only and Adviceline (Basement), please visit our website

0808 27 87 863

chiefofficer@sotoncab.org.uk

14-15 Brunswick Place, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 2AQ

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citizensadvicesouthampton.org.uk

EU Welcome


Categories

Benefits, Debt, Consumer & Energy, Housing, Employment, Health and social care, Immigration, Law and rights

Description

EU Welcome provides information and support for arrivals in Southampton from the newer EU countries including Poland, Estonia, Lithuania, Hungary, Romania, Latvia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Slovenia. We are able to offer help, advice and support for those speaking Polish, Latvian, Russian, Lithuanian & Hungarian. Please visit our website for our opening times and the contact information.

mike@clearproject.org.uk

2 James Street, Southampton, SO14 1PJ

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www.euwelcome.org.uk

Age UK Southampton


Categories

Benefits, Health and social care, Law and rights

Description

Age UK Southampton runs a range of services including information and advice, that are designed to support older people in the city live independently, improve their health and wellbeing and combat loneliness and isolation.

02380 3638636

info@ageuksouthampton.org.uk

Freemantle & Shirley Community Centre, Randolph Street, Southampton, Hants, SO15 3HE

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www.ageuk.org.uk/southampton/

Southampton Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Information Advice and Support Service (IASS) c/o Rose Road Assoc


Categories

SEND, Health and social care

Description

The SEND Information and Advice Service provided by The Rose Road Association aims to empower children and young people with special educational needs/disabilities and their parents/carers to make informed decisions about education, health and social care. We provide a broad range of factual and impartial information about SEN and disability including: Local policy and practice. The Local Offer. Personalisation and Personal Budgets. Law on SEN and disability, health and social care, through suitably independently trained staff. Advice for children, young people and parents on gathering, understanding and interpreting information and applying it to their own situation. Information on the local authority’s processes for resolving disagreements, its complaints procedures and means of redress. Individual casework, representation and support in preparing for and attending meetings. Help in filling in forms and writing letters/reports. Support on exclusions. Support in resolving disagreements, including mediation and tribunals. Signposting to local or national sources of advice, information and support. Links to local parent support groups and forums.

02380721209

southamptoniass@roseroad.org.uk

The Bradbury Centre, 300 Aldermoor Road, Southampton, Carol, SO16 5NA

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www.southamptonsendiass.info

No Limits


Categories

Benefits, Debt, Consumer & Energy, Housing, Employment, Family and personal, Health and social care, Law and rights

Description

No Limits is a charity which offers free and confidential information, advice, counselling, support and advocacy for children and young people under 26 who live in Southampton and Hampshire.

02380 224224

enquiries@nolimitshelp.org.uk

1 – 13 High Street, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 2DF

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nolimitshelp.org.uk

CLEAR


Categories

Benefits, Debt, Consumer & Energy, Housing, Employment, Health and social care, Immigration, Law and rights

Description

The CLEAR project supports asylum seekers and refugees in Southampton. CLEAR seeks to improve the quality of life of refugees and asylum seekers by providing free advice and supporting people to access local services. We believe in empowerment through education and in practical action to support the settled and developing refugee communities.

02380 221111

admin@clearproject.org.uk

1 -2 James Street, Southampton, SO14 1PJ

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clearproject.org.uk