The project currently provides emotional, practical and social support to alcohol and substance users, including people who misuse or are dependent on legal substances and prescribed medications, legal highs or club drugs. CDSSL also provides a comprehensive support system to the families and carers of the current groups mentioned above.
South Thames Crossroads was established in 1986 to provide relief from the stresses experienced by the people who “look after” or care for children and adults with a health need caused by disability, illness or age and need additional community-based support. Our services cover the London Boroughs of Lambeth, Croydon, Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth.
Helpline providing emotional support by listening to all your family problems, for example abuse, bereavement, children, teenagers, depression, isolation drugs and alcohol (this list is not exhaustive).
A Sutton based charity supporting parents and carers of challenging children. HELPP welcome parents with children who have:
• Autistic Spectrum Disorders
or who have
• problems making friends
• with social disorders
• with communication disorders
• coping at school or "refusers"
• making the transition from junior to senior school
and parents worried about
• drugs and alcohol
• peer pressure
• and many other issues including those relevant for foster carers
This is a service for people between 17 and 35 year old who have had symptoms of psychosis for the first time to minimise the impact it has on them and their family.
- 020 8254 8358
Merton and Sutton Mediation help local people resolve disputes through talking about the situation. They try to get the clients to reach an agreement about what is needed to improve things. They also carry out other community projects aimed at bringing people together across different generations and backgrounds.
Off the Record is a confidential service for 11-21 year olds to give free counselling sessions and to give advice to their problems and support.
- 020 8251 0251
The UK’s longest-running charity supporting children and families living with HIV and AIDS. Offering family support services, regular sessions for children and young people who are in particular need of support, young peoples' sessions, counselling and peer support.
A centre working for the community, with the community, in the community. A large range of activities is offered for all ages and there are opportunities for volunteering.
- 020 8669 9050
S.U.N is a service to help people cope with personality disorders and emotional/ behavioural disorders and support them.
- 020 3513 5558
Sutton Community Farm is a community farm started in 2010 to increase access to fresh, healthy, sustainable food. It also provides a shared space for people to cultivate skills, get exercise and make friends.
The Sutton LGBT Forum is a volunteer run organisation created to help all lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people living in Sutton and its surrounding neighbourhoods. Working with the local authorities, public and voluntary organisation, we aim to challenge any type of discrimination and promote equality in any service provision. The Sutton LGBT Forum runs regular local social events, advice projects, workshops and a youth service, all with the aim of helping and strengthening the LGBT the community in Sutton. The Forum also offers opportunities to become involved through volunteering.
Uplift is a free NHS/voluntary sector partnership service for people living in Sutton or experiencing these kinds of emotional or psychological difficulties. We also offer a service to people experiencing or recovering from other mental health difficulties such as Psychosis and Bi Polar Affective Disorder. The service is available to people who are 18 years and over who live in Sutton or have are registered with a Sutton GP.
The Vine Project finds new homes for unwanted furniture and kitchen appliances, providing a wide range of good quality items at affordable prices. By doing this, the project supports local communities and families in need, as well as offering training and employment opportunities. The project has a shop in Sutton.
Volunteer Centre Sutton is the largest in the country, delivering a broad portfolio of services to enhance community well-being through voluntary action, encouraging and supporting everybody who lives in or visits the London Borough of Sutton to volunteer with a positive outcome.
- 020 8661 5900