Local Services & LPA Guidance
Guide to LPAs
Would you like to learn more about Powers of Attorney, Wills and Trust solutions? Local service Legacy Legal have an expert team offering specialist advice tailored to your individual circumstances. Visit their website at www.legacylegal.co.uk
Peter Earle or a member of his team can be contacted on 07505 643 065. Click here to request a call back.
Rape And Sexual Abuse Support Centre
RASASC, based in the centre of Guildford, offers support to anyone in Surrey, including counselling, awareness talks and an off-road cycle scheme.
Telephone: 0800 0288 022
Solace sexual assault referral centre is a place where you can talk in total confidence about the experience and receive much needed care and support from understanding professionals.
Telephone: 0300 130 3036
They offer sanctuary, support and empowerment to anyone affected by Domestic Abuse. All of their services are confidential and our staff and volunteers will listen to you and provide information, emotional and practical support for as long as you need it.
Telephone: 01483 776822
Cross Roads Care Surrey
Cross Roads Care Surrey in partnership with the NHS will provide a 3 hour weekly respite care for carers.
Surrey Young Carers
Surrey Young Carers supports you in your caring role, helping you to achieve your best at school, have fun, discover new interests and make new friends.
They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.
- Bereavement Advice centre
- Child Bereavement UK
- Cruse Bereavement Care
- Kingston Bereavement Service
- Lasting Post
- London Friend LGBT Bereavement Helpline
- Lullaby Trust
- Natural Death Centre
- Road Peace
- Scattering Ashes
- SSAFA Forces Help
- War Widows Association
Cruse Bereavement Care
Support, advice and information for children, young people and adults when someone dies. The charity also works to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.
Hope Again is the youth website of Cruse Bereavement Care. It is a safe place where you can learn from other young people, how to cope with grief, and feel less alone.
Bereaved by Suicide
Bereaved by Suicide is a group offering mutual support for parents who have been bereaved by suicide. They are based near Farnham.
Having good sexual health is an important part of staying physically and emotionally healthy. If you’re sexually active, you could be negatively affected by a sexual health decision and may need to take precautions or access sexual health services.
Get It On
The Get it On Condom Distribution (C-Card) Scheme is a free and confidential condom distribution network for young people aged 13–24 years old in Surrey.
Sexual Health Helpline
The National Sexual Health Helpline provided by Public Health England is open Monday to Friday, 9am-8pm.
Telephone: 0300 123 7123
Family Planning Association
A sexual health charity, the Family Planning Association gives straightforward information and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK.
- Recovery college
- Confidential counselling for 11 - 19 year olds at Kooth
- Stress Anxiety depression advice
- Finding it difficult to cope leaflet
- Children and Young Persons Haven
Provides a range of treatment options including Counselling for Depression, Cognitive Behavioural therapy, Guided Self Help and EMDR.
Provide out of hours help and support to people and their carers who are experiencing a mental health crisis or emotional distress.
Maternity Services - Self Referral
You can refer yourself directly to a local hospital maternity unit - you do not need to see a doctor first.
Visit the hospital websites with the following links:
Perinatal Mental Health
The perinatal mental health service is a specialist service for women who are planning a pregnancy, are pregnant or have a baby up to 12 months old who have serious or complex mental health needs.
Alive and Kicking
Aimed at helping families with weight problems, with advice and lifestyle choices.
Menopause matters is an award winning, independent website providing up-to-date, accurate information about the menopause, menopausal symptoms and treatment options.
One You Surrey
One You Surrey service is based on the latest behaviour change research. You’ll be supported by their team of trained advisers, all of whom are experts in the field of smoking cessation. Choose from private one-to-one consultations, regular group sessions, or you can speak with one of their advisors over the phone.
Quit with help
Everyone has a different reason for quitting, get a personalised Quit Smoking Plan.
HANDi App offers simple advice on what to do and who to contact when your child is unwell. Six common childhood illnesses guideline available with a home care plan.
App Store: www.apps.apple.com/handi-app
Google Play: www.play.google.com/handi-app
Children and Family Health Surrey
Children and Family Health Surrey is the Surrey-wide NHS community health service for children and young people from birth up to 19 years of age (up to 25 for young adults with additional needs) and their parents and carers.
Have a free addiction assessment at Priory Hospital Woking.
i-access Drug and Alcohol Service
i-access suppots people in Surrey who want help with their problematic drug use and/or are highly dependant on alcohol and want to stop drinking.
Surrey Drug and Alcohol Service
Whatever you are going through they are there if you want to talk to someone.
Gamble Aware is an independent charity tasked to fund research, prevention and treatment services to help to reduce gambling harms in Great Britain.
Catalyst is a not for profit organisation providing services for people who experience wellbeing problems which may arise from traumas, often resulting in drug and alcohol use.
Drinkaware Online Tools & Apps
Online trackers and apps from Drinkaware to help you avoid harm from alcohol.
Download from: www.drinkaware.co.uk
One You Days Off - Mobile App
The One You Days Off app is a simple and easy way to track the days you drink alcohol and the days you don’t.
If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence.
Telephone: 0300 123 1110
Talk to Frank
If you have a problem with drugs Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs advice.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.