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Older People's Support Groups, Voluntary Organisations & Charities

Around Hounslow and Isleworth

Action on Elder Abuse, Astral House, 1268 London Road, London SW16 4ER Tel: 020 87657000 Helpline: 0808  808  8141 Email: enquiries@elderabuse.org.uk 

Adult Education and Training  Service at Feltham Community College: Diverse programme of courses catering for the wide ranging community in Hounslow, including the unemployed, carers of young children, the disabled and older people.

Contact: Browells Lane, Feltham, Middlesex,TW13 7EF.Tel: 020 8583 6059. email: sophy.proctor@hounslow.gov.uk

 

Age UK :provides practical help, information and advice

Contact: Astral House, 1268 London Road, London SW16 4ER Information Line: Freephone: 0800 009966 (7 days a week from 8am - 7pm) Email: ace@ace.org.uk

 

Age Concern (Hounslow) - Ethnic Minority Project: Capacity building for ethnic minority groups, providing services for older people in the Borough

Contact: Alexandra House, Albany Road, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 0NE.Tel: 020 7386 9085

email: seema@achf.org.uk

 

Anand Mandal Asian Elderly Group: Day centre for elderly and disabled Asians. Information and advice on pensions, benefits, council tax. Advice/support on accessing services. Social and cultural activities, day trips, befriending. Health/nutrition education sessions, chair exercise.

Contact: Caxton House, 129 St John's Way, London, N19 3RQ. Tel:020 7272 4450.

email: anandmandal@btinternet.com

 

Ashra Hounslow - Respite Care for Asian Carers: Ashra Hounslow - Respite Care for Asian Carers.

Contact: Unit B, Fairfield Works , Fairfield Road , Hounslow, Middlesex, TW3 1UZ .

 

Brentford Lodge Respite Unit: Respite unit for older people with mental health need.

Contact: Boston Manor Road, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 8DR. email: anne.daly@wlmht.nhs.uk

 

BT Age and Disability Team: Provide free help/advice on telephone products and services that may be suitable for disabled and elderly people.

Contact: 1st Floor, Colindale House, The Hyde, London, NW9 6HH.Tel :0800 800150. email:disability@bt.com.

 

Chiswick, Brentford & Isleworth Carer’s Group: A support group for carers of vulnerable elderly physically and/or mentally disabled people, which offers information and advice, facilitated by staff of Social Services.

Contact: Social Services Chiswick Office, Ashburnham House, Horticultural Place, Chiswick, London, W4 4BY. Tel: 020 8583 3218. email:pam.harris@hounslow.gov.uk

 

Community Mental Health Team for Older People: The team work with older people, mainly over the age of 65, who have mental health problems.

Contact: Top Floor, O Block, West Middlesex University Hospital, Twickenham Rd, Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 6AF. Tel: 020 8321 5465

 

Counsel and Care: National telephone and written advice service for older people, their carers and professionals on issues such as community care, benefits, residential and nursing homes, sources of charitable funding.

Contact: Twyman House, 16 Bonny Street, London, NW1 9PG.Tel:020 7485 1566, 0845 300 7585. email:advice@counselandcare.org.uk

 

Cranford Cottage Homes: Provide housing for old age pensioners who have lived in Cranford for many years.

Contact: 99 Firs Drive, Cranford, Middlesex,TW5 9TD. Tel: 020 8564 8491. email: lynstreather@aol.com

 

The Elders Access Project: Provide a service to Asian elders who are severely disabled and/or frail and lonely or isolated.

Contact: Unit B, Fairfield Works, Fairfield Road, Hounslow, Middlesex, TW3 1UZ. Tel: 020 8577 7115.email: eap@taha.org.uk.

 

Elders Network in Hounslow: Advice and Information.

Contact: 28 Beresford Gardens, Hounslow, Middlesex, TW4 5HW. Tel: 020 8570 5718

 

Hounslow Afro-Caribbean Association (HACA): Offers advice, support, advocacy service, elderly care through luncheon club, supplementary Saturday, providing help for Afro-Caribbean's.

Contact: The Pyramid Centre, Brentford Library, Boston Manor Road, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 8DW. Tel: 020 8560 3093

 

Hounslow Multi-Cultural Centre: Activities for elderly, senior citizens, disabled men and women. International lunches for senior citizens and all, music, dance, Tabla, Vocal classes etc.

Contact: 49/53 Derby Road, Hounslow, Middlesex, TW3 3UQ. Tel: 020 8577 2702.

 

Hounslow Muslim Women's Association: Free transport for elderly handicapped and sick people.

Contact: 1 Witham Road, Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 4AJ. Tel: 020 8560 6702. email: naseemyousef@hotmail.com

 

Hounslow Somali Association: Advice and information for the Somali community. Includes education and elderly projects.

Contact: The Market Building, 195 High Street, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 8LB. Tel:020 8569 9085. email: hounsom0893@aol.com

 

Hounslow West Society for Mentally Handicapped Children and Adults (MENCAP): Day Leisure Unit for

elderly people with mental health disabilities run at Harle House.

Contact: Harle House , Cardinal Road, Feltham, Middlesex, TW13 5AL. Tel: 020 8898 5675 / 020 8890 1617. email: Harlehouse@tiscali.co.uk

 

Retired Members Association (Asian Elders): Service provided on health, social security, old age matters to the disabled persons; on the entitlement of benefits; how to keep fit by doing exercises; support matters; writing letters for the elderly and entertainment.

Contact: Heston Community Centre, Vicarage Farm Road, Heston, Middlesex, TW5 0EE. Tel:020 8843 0508.

 

The Relatives and Residents Association: provide a consumer voice to promote the well-being and represent the interests of older people in residential care settings.

Contact: 24 The Ivories, 6-18 Northampton Street, London N1 2HY Tel:  020 7359 8148  Advice line: 020 7359 8136  Email: Advice@relres.org

 

Other Local information can be found at London Borough of Hounslow Health and Social Care

 

More information on local contacts can found at pages on bereavement, disability support, carer support

Useful Websites:

myhealth london

Adult & Older People Activities

Directgov- Pensions and retirement planning

Home Improvement Agencies

London Borough of Hounslow - older people services

Department for Work & Pensions

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