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.

Click here for their Guide to LPAs.

Abuse

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.

Twitter: @HelpRASASC

Telephone: 0800 0288 022 

Website: www.rasasc.org

Solace

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

Website: www.solacesarc.org.uk

our Sanctuary

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

Website: www.yoursanctuary.org.uk

Carers

carersupport@actionforcarers.org.uk 

Cross Roads Care Surrey

Cross Roads Care Surrey in partnership with the NHS will provide a 3 hour weekly respite care for carers.

Telephone: 01372 869970
Website: www.crossroadscaresurrey.org.uk

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.

Twitter: @SYC_YoungCarers
Telephone: 01483 568269
Website: www.actionforcarers.o

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 0808 808 7777
Website: www.carersuk.org

Bereavement

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.

Facebook: @CruseBereavementCare
Twitter: @CruseCare
Telephone: 0808 808 1677
Website: www.cruse.org.uk

Hope Again

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.

Telephone: 0808 808 1677
Website: www.hopeagain.org.uk

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.

Telephone: 01252 695599
Website: www.bereavedbysuicide.org

Sexual Health

Healthy Surrey

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.

Telephone: 020 3317 5252
Website: www.healthysurrey.org.uk
Email: sexualhealth.cnwl@nhs.net

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.

Website: www.healthysurrey.org.uk

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.

Telephone: 020 7608 5240
Website: www.fpa.org.uk

Mental Wellbeing

Talking Therapies

Provides a range of treatment options including Counselling for Depression, Cognitive Behavioural therapy, Guided Self Help and EMDR.

Facebook: @DHCTalkingTherapies
Twitter: @DHCIAPT
Telephone: 01483 90639
Website: www.dhctalkingtherapies.co.uk

Safe Havens

Provide out of hours help and support to people and their carers who are experiencing a mental health crisis or emotional distress.

Website: www.sabp.nhs.uk

Maternity

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.

Telephone: 01932 587 079
Website: www.sabp.nhs.uk

Sexual Health Clinics

Better Health

Healthy Lifestyle

Alive and Kicking

Aimed at helping families with weight problems, with advice and lifestyle choices.

Alive and Kicking

Menopause

Menopause Matters

Menopause matters is an award winning, independent website providing up-to-date, accurate information about the menopause, menopausal symptoms and treatment options.

Website: www.menopausematters.co.uk

Smoking

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.

Telephone: 01737 652168
Website: www.oneyousurrey.org.uk

Quit with help

Everyone has a different reason for quitting, get a personalised Quit Smoking Plan.

Website: www.quit

Child Health

HANDi App

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.

Website: www.childrenshealthsurrey.nhs.uk

Addiction

Addiction Treatment

Have a free addiction assessment at Priory Hospital Woking.

Telephone: 0808 256 1535
Website: www.priorygroup.com

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.

Telephone: 0300 222 5932
Website: www.surreydrugandalcohol.com

Surrey Drug and Alcohol Service

Whatever you are going through they are there if you want to talk to someone.

Facebook: @SurreyDrugsandAlcoholCare
Telephone: 0808 802 5000
Website: www.sdac-helpline.co.uk

Gamble Aware

Gamble Aware is an independent charity tasked to fund research, prevention and treatment services to help to reduce gambling harms in Great Britain.

Telephone: 0808 8020 133
Website: www.about.gambleaware.org

Catalyst

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.

Telephone: 01483 590150
Website: www.catalystsupport.org.uk

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.

Download from: Google Play: One You Days Off
Download from: iTunes: One You Days Off

Drinkline

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.

Telephone: 0300 123 6600
Text: 82111
Website: www.talktofrank.com

Alcoholics Anonymous

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.

Telephone: 0800 9177 650
Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk