Referral list

ABORTION
See under Pregnancy
ADDICTION
ASCA (Addiction Support & Care Agency) 020 8339 9899 Substance misuse service www.addictionsupport.co.uk
Kaleidoscope Counselling 020 8549 2681 Alcohol and Drug information www.kaleidoscopeproject.org.uk
SLAA (Sex and Love Addicts Anon) 07984 977 884 http://www.slaauk.org
ADOPTION
Adoption UK (formerly PPIAS) 0327 60295 Parent to Parent information on Adoption Services www.escis.org.uk
Adoption UK 08448487900 Support and advice for prospective and existing adoptive parents and long- term foster carers www.adoptionuk.org
BEREAVEMENT
Cot Death Helpline 0870 787 0554 Helpline
Kingston Bereavement Service 020 85457 1552 Counselling service for adults and children www.kingstonbereavementservice.org.uk
Cruise 0870 167 1677 Helpline/counselling www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk
Mulberry Centre 020 8321 6300 Based at West Middlesex Hospital – bereavement through cancer www.themulberrycentre.co.uk
CHILDREN
Candle Project 020 8778 9252 Counselling for bereaved children in South London – not Kingston www.stchristophers.org.uk
Child Bereavement Trust 01494 446648 Bereavement support www.childbereavement.org.uk
Child Death Helpline 0800 282986 Helpline for bereaved parents. www.childdeathhelpline.org.uk
Lullaby Trust 0800 282986 Helpline for children suffering bereavement from death of another child Syndrome www.lullabytrust.org.uk
Childline 0800 1111 General helpline www.childline.org.uk
Compassionate Friends 0117 953 9639 Helpline and local support to bereaved parents of children at any age www.compassionatefriends.org
Cruise 08457 585565 General Helpline – children can call www.cruse.org.uk
Magic Roundabout 020 8974 9252 Advice/counselling for young people www.seekacounsellor.co.uk
Winston’s Wish 01452 394 377 Provide weekend camps for bereaved children www.winstonswish.org.uk
COUPLES
Relate 020 8548 3318 Relationship counselling www.relate.org.uk
CULTURAL
Jewish Bereavement Counselling 020 8951 3881 Counselling jbcs.org.uk
Islamic Recourse Centre 020 8549 5499 Various
DISABILITY
DISS 01306 875 156 Disability information in Surrey
DIVORCE
Mediation in Divorce 020 8891 6860 Assists couples to make joint decisions about their separate futures www.mediationindivorce.co.uk
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Respect 020 8801 0327 Help for victims and perpetrators of domestic violence http://respect.uk.net
Surrey Against Domestic Abuse 01483 776822 Help for victims of domestic violence www.surreyagainstda.info/
Surrey Police Connections to several helplines www.surrey.police.uk
ELDERLY
Age Concern 020 8942 8256 General information for older people and their relatives and friends. Various Day Centres and Bradbury Active Age Centre for 55+. www.ageuk.org.uk
FAMILY
Institute of Family Therapy 020 7391 9150 Couples and family counselling. Fees on a sliding scale. www.ift.org.uk
Jigsaw 020 8687 1384 Family bereavement for local families where children have been bereaved. www.jigsaw4u.org.uk

 

Momentum 020 8974 5931 Support for whole family of children suffering from cancer www.moment-um.org
LEGAL SERVICES COMMISSION
Legal Aid Help with legal advice, family mediation 7 representation in court www.gov.uk/legal-aid
MEDIATION
National Family Mediation 020 8891 6860 Mediation in divorce, children’s counselling services, adults’ counselling services www.nfm.org.uk
The Solicitors’ Family Law Association 01689 820272 Resolution formerly known as The Family Law Association www.resolution.org.uk
MEN’S ISSUES
C.A.L.M. 0800 58 58 58 Helpline for suicidal young men. www.thecalmzone.net
The ManKind Project 020 7183 6577 Help and support for men http://uk.mkp.org
MENTAL HEALTH
Agoraphobia Mental Aid Projects   (Anxiety UK) 08444 775 774 Helpline for anxiety, phobias etc. www.anxietyuk.org.uk/
Bi-polar UK 020 7931 6480 Support for those affected by bipolar. www.bipolaruk.org.uk
Mental Health Forum Online information www.mentalhealthforum.net
Kingston Advocacy Group 020 8549 1028 Charity working with people with mental health problems and learning difficulties www.kag.org.uk
Mind 020 8519 2122 Information and support for mental health issues. www.mind.org.uk
Home Start 020 8296 0654 Helping young families under stress www.home-start.org.uk
MISCARRIAGE/STILL BIRTH
Miscarriage Association 01924 200799 Telephone and Support Group Network up to 24 weeks www.miscarriageassociation.org.uk
SANDS(Stillbirth & Neonatal Death Society) 020 7436 5881 Stillbirth and neonatal death charity www.uk-sands.org
MURDER/MANSLAUGHTER
SAMS – Support after Murder or Manslaughter 0121 4711 200 Support for relatives of murder/manslaughter victims www.samm.org.uk
PARENTS
Twins & Multiple Births Association 020 3313 3519 / 020 8313 3519 Support for parents of twins or multiple births www.multiplebirths.org.uk
Association for Postnatal Illness 020 7386 0868 Support for postal natal illness http://apni.org
Family Lives 0808 800 2222 Advice and support for families http://familylives.org.uk
Gingerbread 0808 802 0925 Single parent family support http://www.gingerbread.org.uk
PHYSICAL HEALTH
SWISH   Directory South West London Information on Sexual Health www.swish.nhs.uk
PREGNANCY
British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPA) 03457 30 40 30 Pregnancy advice. www.bpas.org
Brook Advisory Centre 0808 802 1234 Advice on sexual health and contraception www.brook.org.uk
Marie Stopes 0845 508 9928 Abortion, contraception & sexual health services for women http://mariestopes.org.uk
SEXUAL/GENDER
Lesbian and Gay Bereavement Helpline 020 7403 5969
The Beaumont Trust 07000 287878 Gender Identity www.gender.org.uk.
The TV/TS Centre 0121 559 3181 Meeting place & self help group
Gires 01372 801 554 Transgender experiences
SUICIDE
Support for those bereaved by suicide www.nhs.uk
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide 0844 561 6855 Helpline 9am-9pm 7 days a week http://uk-sobs.org.uk
WOMEN’S ISSUES
Nat. Ass. Premenstrual Syndrome 0844 81 57 311 Helpline http://www.pms.org.uk
Women’s Aid 0808 200 0247 Domestic Violence www.womensaid.org.uk
WIDOWS/WIDOWERS
WAY (Widowed & Young) Support for the widowed under 50’s www.widowedandyoung.org.uk
YOUNG PEOPLE
Jigsaw4u 020 8687 1384 Support for children and young people www.jigsaw4u.org.uk
Relate for children & young people 0300 100   1234 Help for children and young people www.relate.org.uk

 

MISCELLANEOUS
Bluecross Pet Bereavement support line 0800 096 6606 www.bluecross.org.uk/
Samartitans 08457 90 90 90 (Natiional Number)020 8399 6676 Local Kingston/Surbiton branch www.samaritans.org