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.
Phone: 0300 456 0111
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.
Phone: 0300 456 0111
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.
Call the WPCC Helpline: 01225 764647
Open 10am – 5pm, Monday – Friday
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.
Phone: 01225 706532
Rethink help millions of people affected by mental illness by challenging attitudes, changing lives.
Phone: 0300 5000 927
Email: Submit your query here http://www.rethink.org/about-us/our-mental-health-advice
Alzheimer’s & Dementia
Information about Alzheimer’s, where to get support and how to source local information.
Phone: North Wilts – 01249 443469 / West & East Wilts – 01225 776481 / 01380 739055 South Wilts – 01722 326236
Wiltshire Autism Diagnostic Service
A small multidisciplinary team providing an autism spectrum condition (ASC) assessment service to adults with a Wiltshire GP.
They are able to offer a limited amount of post diagnostic support which is mainly to help people with an ASC learn about the condition and to access a range of appropriate mainstream services.
Direct diagnostic assessments for individuals referred by their GP, or through secondary mental health services.
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.
Phone: 01380 727767
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.
Phone: 01225 781129
Email: Submit your query here https://www.leonardcheshire.org/service-contact?contact=912#.VlWwMHbhCM8