Support services in Bromley
Age UK (Bromley & Greenwich) - provides a single point of entry to joined-up, quality preventative services, activities and support that promotes opportunities, independence and choice to older people, adult carers and those with long-term conditions. Information on accessing day centres, social activities, befriending services, exercise and physical activities is also provided.
Advocacy for All - is a locally-rooted advocacy organisation who work with vulnerable people to give them bigger voices so that they can have better lives.
Bromley and Croydon Women’s Aid- a number of services are commissioned from Bromley and Croydon Women’s Aid to support victims and survivors, and to challenge perpetrators to change their behaviour.
Bromley Healthwatch - works to help local people get the best out of their local health and social care services.
Bromley, Lewisham and Greenwich Mind - offers a range of mental health support and signposting to other organisations.
Bromley Mencap - is an independent self-funded charity working with disabled people, their families and carers.
Bromley Well - provides help for you to stay emotionally and physically well and to remain independent.
Change Grow Live - is there to help people change the direction of their lives, grow as individuals, and live life to its full potential. They offer support to those with alcohol or drug misuse, housing advice, mental health support, health and wellbeing advice.
Choice Support - is based in the Bromley North area, they provide a wide range of activities for adults with autism.
Community Links Bromley (CLB) - is a membership organisation that supports, promotes and facilitates the development of a strong, diverse, confident and effective voluntary, community and social enterprise sector, in ways which will enable the sector to improve the quality of life for people and their communities.
Keeping Well - a partnership between the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Services provided by South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM), Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust (Oxleas), Bromley Healthcare and Mind (Bexley). It provides free wellbeing and psychological support to all NHS, care/residential home staff in South East London.
Kent Association for the Blind (KAB) - supporting sight impaired people to live independent lives.
One Stop Shop - provides a free and confidential service for anyone who has experienced or is currently suffering from domestic abuse, who feels that they could benefit from any help or advice.
Qwell - a free anonymous online counselling and emotional wellbeing service for adults from digital mental health pioneers Kooth. The site is accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and offers early preventative care and support. Anyone aged over 26 years of age and living in Bromley or other parts of south east London, can receive counselling sessions from qualified counsellors via an online chat-based platform.
Support services nationally
Ann Craft Trust - is a leading UK authority on safeguarding adults and young people at risk.
Ask for Ani - is a code word that victims of domestic abuse can use in pharmacies to seek immediate support.
Galop - provide support to all LGBT+ people who've experienced hate crime, domestic abuse or sexual violence.
Help guide - Domestic Violence and Abuse - provides a guide to mental health & wellness for men and women experiencing domestic violence and abuse.
Hollie Guard - can be downloaded onto a smartphone and activated when in need of immediate support, immediately notifying your chosen contacts, pinpointing your location and sending audio and video evidence directly to their mobile phones.
Hourglass - Safer Ageing, Stopping Abuse (previously known as action on elder abuse) - is the only UK-wide charity dedicated to calling time on the harm and abuse of older people.
London Victim and Witness Service 0808 168 9291 - is there to help and support people affected by crime and traumatic events, regardless of whether you have reported the crime to the police or not.
Man Kind Initiative 01823 334 244 - helping men escape domestic abuse.
Mind Out - work to improve the mental health and wellbeing of LGBTQ communities and to make mental health a community concern.
'My Support Space' from Victim Support - provides access a range of tools to help you cope and move forwards after crime.
National Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 2000 247 - the freephone, 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline.
National Stalking Helpline | Suzy Lamplugh Trust - gives practical information, support, and advice to victims of stalking.
NHS Choices - Getting help for domestic violence - provides information on getting help and support for domestic violence.
Refuge: National Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 2000 247 - is a freephone, 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline for women and children.
Samaritans - being there for people who need someone to listen.
SOS Silence of Suicide - offering support and striving to reduce the stigma surrounding emotional health and suicide.
Victim Support 0808 168 9111 - is an independent charity who help people affected by crime feel safer and find the strength to move beyond crime.