Other useful local organisations
St Raphael's Living Well Programme
If you are an adult living with a life-limiting, progressive or chronic illness in Merton and Sutton, come and join their new Living Well programme.
It is an 8 week self-management course offering practical advice and information to support your wellbeing and an opportunity for social interaction and peer support.
Advice Link Partnership Sutton (ALPS)
Provides free, confidential, independent and impartial advice on issues such as welfare benefits, debt, housing, employment, health and social care issues. One phone number to access information and advice from Citizens Advice, Sutton Carers Centre, Age UK Sutton and Sutton Library and Heritage Services. ALPS also provides access to national organisations including the Citizens Advice Consumer Service, the Samaritans, the National Domestic Violence helpline and the Age UK advice line.
Community Action Sutton (formerly Sutton Centre for the Voluntary Sector)
Access directories of services ( Adult and Children’s) provided by voluntary and community sector organisations in Sutton.
Alzheimer's Society Sutton information
Sign posting and support to people with dementia and their carers.
Healthwatch Sutton provides opportunities to provide feedback about local health and care services and offers an information and advice service (via ALPS) and a complaints Advocacy service.
A neurological movement disorder affecting any age from birth.
The Cinnamon Trust
This is the National Charity for the elderly, the terminally ill and their pets.
Do you enjoy chatting over the phone?
We’ve been running social gatherings for older people for 50 years. Now, we’re also offering call companions who can brighten your day with a friendly phone call.
Our call companions love a good chat and they’re great listeners too. They’ll enjoy getting to know you and telling you a bit about their lives. Soon you’ll be sharing gardening tips, favourite books or just chatting about the day to day.
Whatever you talk about, their phone calls will give you a real boost. Because if there’s one thing we’ve learnt from the people we’ve helped over the years, it’s that a good chat really does mean the world.
How it works
- When you sign up, we’ll ask you a bit about yourself. We’ll then do our best to pair you with a call companion we think you’ll get on
- You can choose when to receive the phone calls and whether you’d like a call every week or every other week.
- You can receive the phone calls for as long as you want and you never need to pay a penny.
Give us a call on 0800 716 543 (calls are free) or visit www.reengage.org.uk