Other Useful Info

You may have a specific area in which you need support.  It is often the experts in a certain area who can best provide the right support for you.  Below is a list of support organisations in Wiltshire and a brief description of what they do:

General Social Care Support

Your Care Your Support Wiltshire

Information for adults and people with disabilities to keep health and well.  Also provide information on social care and information for people who care for someone in Wiltshire.

Website: www.yourcareyoursupportwiltshire.org.uk

Phone: 0300 456 0111

Email: customeradvisors@wiltshire.gov.uk

Wiltshire Council – Social Health & Care
Social care services in Wiltshire help people live safely and independently in their local communities. There are a wide range of services for children and families and for adults and their carers. Services include family support, home care, residential care, fostering and adoption.

Website: www.wiltshire.gov.uk/healthandsocialcare

Phone:  0300 456 0111

Email: customeradvisors@wiltshire.gov.uk

The Wiltshire Parent Carer Council
The WPCC provides a specialist consultation and participation service that enables parents and carers to voice their opinions about the services and support that their families receive.

Website: www.wiltshireparentcarercouncil.co.uk

Call the WPCC Helpline: 01225 764647
Email: admin@wiltspcc.co.uk
Open 10am – 5pm, Monday – Friday

Mental Health

Wiltshire Mind

Wiltshire Mind is a local independent Mental Health Charity based in Melksham and provides County-wide services. We are a voluntary organisation affiliated to Mind, working towards a better life for people diagnosed (or not), labelled and treated as mentally ill.

Website: www.wiltshiremind.co.uk

Phone:  01225 706532

Email: office@wiltshiremind.co.uk

Rethink

Rethink help millions of people affected by mental illness by challenging attitudes, changing lives.

Website: www.rethink.org

Phone: 0300 5000 927

Email: Submit your query here http://www.rethink.org/about-us/our-mental-health-advice

Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Alzheimer’s Society

Information about Alzheimer’s, where to get support and how to source local information.

Website: www.alzheimerswiltshire.org.uk

Phone:  North Wilts – 01249 443469 / West & East Wilts – 01225 776481 / 01380 739055 South Wilts – 01722 326236

Email: office@alzheimerswiltshire.org.uk

Autism

The National Autism Society

Information, support and services for people with autism.

Website: www.autism.org.uk

Phone:

Email:

SEQOL Adult Autism Diagnosis

Provides diagnosis and focused post-diagnostic support for adults who suspect they may have an autism spectrum condition, including Asperger’s Syndrome.

Website: www.seqol.org

Phone: 01793 463333

Email: Submit your query here http://www.seqol.org/help

Support for the Elderly

Age UK Wiltshire

The number of older people in Wiltshire is growing. For many of us, later life can be an active and fulfilling experience. However, there are thousands of local older people and their families who contact Age UK Wiltshire each year for help. It may be for a bit of information and advice or for practical support at a time of real crisis.

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk/wiltshire

Phone: 01380 727767

Email: info@ageukwiltshire.org.uk

Disability

Leonard Cheshire Disability

Leonard Cheshire support disabled people to have the freedom to live their lives the way they choose — with the opportunity and support to live independently, contribute economically and participate fully in society.

Website: www.leonardcheshire.org

Phone: 01225 781129

Email: Submit your query here https://www.leonardcheshire.org/service-contact?contact=912#.VlWwMHbhCM8