Astral House, 1268 London Road, London SW16 4ER
Provides information and services for older people. Information Line: 0800 009966 - seven days a week from 7am to 7pm - for factsheets on issues such as money, legal topics and health.
Tel: 020 7253 0253
SeniorLine: 0808 800 6565
Provides practical support to help older people live independent lives. - free welfare rights advice. Monday - Friday 9am to 4pm.
A national charity, Rukba helps older people to enjoy many more fulfilling years in their own homes by providing financial support. In many cases they step in with small grants or annuities to help older people stretch their pensions. With Rukba's support they can hold on to the independence that means so much. If they can help someone you know please call: 0845 758 5680.
This is an independent voluntary organisation which has been developed for older people aged 60 and over who are having difficulty in: standing up for their rights. obtaining the health care, social services or housing services that they need. making a complaint when these services are inadequate.
Look in your 'phone book for your nearest CAB. Free, confidential advice on issues such as debt, benefits and housing.
The Freedom Pass means free travel on London's public transport for disabled, blind and older Londoners. The pass is paid for by your local council and it is available from your post office or town hall.
2nd Floor, Imperial Buildings, Victoria Road, Horley, Surrey R6 7PZ
Tel: 01293 774535
Offers specialist advice for people with disabilities and respite care.
The Dark Horse Venture
Kelton, Woodlands Road, Liverpool L17 0AN
Tel: 0151 729 0092
Works to inspire older people to discover their hidden talents.
Disabled Drivers Motor Club
Cottingham Way, Thrapston, Northamptonshire NN14 4PL
Tel: 01832 734724
Offers advice on many aspects of driving.
For resources specifically in Westminster the Council has access to two databases. These are the Community Information System and/or for those with a disability there is WELDIS.
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