Main telephone number:
020 8401 3000

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Disability Croydon

Room 2, 07 Strand House,
Zion Road, Thornton Heath, CR78RG

Tel: 020 8664 3820, 020 8684 5538

Email: directpayments@disabilitycroydon.org.uk

Direct payments support Service, Professional Advocacy Service in partnership with AgeUKCroydon, IT training, information and advice on disability matters, Radar keys, Quarterly “Croydon vision” magazine available.

Future of Down's

It is a website for parents of children with Down's syndrome created by, run by & moderated by parents of children with Down's syndrome.

Epilepsy Society

Len Pyant Community Centre, 17, Elmwood Road Croydon, CR02SN

Tel: 020 8665 1255

Advice, support and information given to people with epilepsy, their families and friends.

Ethnic Minority Advice Bureau

1109-1111 London Road, Norbury, SW16 4XD

Tel: 020 8679 0692

Provides information, advice and support services to minority ethnic groups in Croydon

Housing Service

Adult Services and Housing,
Taberner House,
Park lane, Croydon, CR91DH

Tel: 020 8726 6100

Email: housing@croydon.gov.uk

Accommodation agents in Croydon, hostels information, advice and support agencies, money advise, housing benefit advice, landlord harassment and low –cost home ownership. 

Macmillan Cancer

Macmillan Cancer,
Opposite Croydon University Hospital Entrance
530 London Road
Croydon CR7 7YE  

Tel: 020 8401 3441

A wide range of information and support, complimentary therapies, counselling, benefits advice and volunteering opportunities.

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie Hospice, Harestone Drive
Caterham CR36YQ

Tel: 01883 832600

Promotes quality of life for terminally ill people and support for their families, completely free.

Croydon Mencap

Portland House, 678 London Road,
Thornton Heath, CR7 7HU

Tel: 020 8684 5890

Email: croydonmencap@btconnect.com

Social clubs and activities available for all age groups with learning disabilities:Treetops children’s centre : 6-12 years old),Youth Club 12-18 years old, Adult Monday social, Saturday and sports clubs.

Mind in Croydon

26 Pampisford Road, Purley, CR8 2NE

Tel: 020 8668 2210

Email: admin@mindincroydon.org.uk

Mind in Croydon works to promote good mental health and empowers people to lead a full life I their local community. Educates and provides services campaigns& raises funds, partnership with others, values diversity and focus on quality.

North Surrey group of Coeliac UK

24, Hamond Close
South Croydon, CR2 6BZ

Tel: 020 8645 9495

Email: North.surrey-coeliac@teco.net

Support newly diagnosed members and provide support and arrange 3 meetings per year, with two meetings per year for those newly diagnosed.

Prostate Cancer Support Group

2 Purley Road (Tesco), Purley, Surrey, CR8 2HA

Tel: 0208 868 0974

Email: info@sechc.org.uk

Help for those people with or affected by prostate cancer, by providing info and opportunity to talk in confidence to others similarly affected.

Queen Elizabeth Foundation Mobility Centre

Damson way, Foundation Drive,
Carshalton, SM54NR

Tel: 020 8770 1151 
Email: info@mobility-ge.com

Offers assessment of driving ability and car adaption needs to drivers wishing to continue driving into old age. Specialist driving school offers rehab after illness. Advice in choosing wheelchairs or powered pavement scoters.

Refugee Project Croydon

South Norwood Centre,
Sandown Road, London, SE25 4XE

Tel: 020 8656 7958

Email: croydonrefugees@aol.com

A service for immigrants in outer London boroughs to be a multiracial organisation serving refugees in our community and able to respond to their changing needs with changes in legislation.

Respite Care

Croydon Council, Social Services, GP District Nurse, or AgeUKCroydon

Tel: 020 8726 6500

Email: saida.karim@croydon.gov.uk

A short break in a Care Home, at a day centre or it can be provided in a clients own home.

South London YMCA 

Marco Polo House, 3-5 Landsdowne Road,
CR9 1LL

Tel: 020 7101 9960

A range of accommodation based services, including specialist hostels for young people leaving care, women and children fleeing domestic violence and a project involving those recovering from alcohol and drug abuse. Helping young people make their transition to independence and their full potential

Stroke Support Group

Christchurch Community Centre,
Sumner Road,Croydon,

Tel: 020 7652 0796
Email: j.r.cornerstone@btinternet.com
Related web site: http://www.cccroydon.com

The Group provides support for people who have had a stroke and their carers. Group meets 2nd Thursday of every month, including lunch and a seated exercise group.

Staying Put and Croydon Home Improvement Agency

Croydon Council, Taberner House,
Park Lane, Croydon, CR9 1DH

Tel: 020 8760 5505

Email: Hsg-stayingput@croydon.gov.uk 

These are two Council run agencies for homeownerswho are infirm or disabled. Advise and practical assistance is also given.

Wheels for Wellbeing

Lambeth Accord,
336 Brixton Road,
London SW9 7AA

Tel: 020 7346 8482

Email: janet@wheelsforwellbeing.org.uk

A charity which supports disabled people to cycle in London.

 

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