Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Community Directory

Useful local and national links that may be of interest to you

Alcoholics Anonymous

www.alcoholics-anoynymous.org.uk

020 7833 0022 or 0845 769 7555

Crisis - Doctors on Call

Croydon Doctors on Call

6.30pm – 8.30am weekdays, 24hrs weekends and back holidays.

0845 603 8517

Childline

ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor about anything -no problem is too big or too small. 

www.childline.org.uk

0800 1111 (for children only)

Croydon Pharmacy

Long Opening Hours

Mon – Sat 7am till 10pm

Sun 9am till 8pm

020 8688 5544

Centre of Change Project - Counselling and advice

Local based counselling information and advice service in New Addington that reaches out to young people aged between 10-25 and their families cover the Croydon borough.  They help young people who are at risk of offending and ex-offenders, by listening to, supporting them and directing them to positive activities.

www.centreofchange.org.uk

CALAT - Adult Learning

Croydon Adult Learning and Education

Information and Enrolment

0870 556 1630

calat@croydon.gov.uk

Croydon Voluntary Action

CVA support people who are interested in volunteering in Croydon.

www.cvalive.org.uk/volunteering

020 8253 7070

Edridge Road Community Health Centre

Impact House, 2 Edridge Road, Croydon, CR9 1PJ

You don’t have to be registered at the Centre to see a doctor.  Opening times: 8am – 8:00pm, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

020 3040 0800

Emergency Dental Care Croydon

Phone for opening times.  Surgeries held at Edridge Road Walk in Centre.

0845 000 4567

FRANK

Provides young people and parent’s information about drugs.

www.talktofrank.com

0300 123 6600

Carers Support Centre

The Carers Support Centre is a dropin centre for carers in Croydon where a friendly, dedicated team is on hand to offer advice for those caring for a child or adult with an illness, disability or fralilty.  The Centre also houses the Carers Support Network.

www.carerssupportcentrecroydon.org.uk

020 8649 9339

Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm

Croydon Council

www.croydon.gov.uk

Benefits and Work

www.benefitsandwork.co.uk

Citizens Advice and Bureau Advice Guide

www.adviceguide.org.uk

Croydon Citizens Advice Bureau Service

www.croydoncab.org.uk

Cross Roads Care Croydon - Supporting Carers

Supporting Carers in Croydon to access the support and services they need.  Gives carers of people with a long term and enduring mental helath problem a break.

www.crossroadscaresouththames.org

020 8663 5664

 

Croydon Mencap

Mencap is the leading voice in learning disability.  Evething they do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability and their familes and careres

www.croydon.cswebsites.org

020 8684 5890

Advice Services Croydon (ASC)

020 8686 0066 or 020 8680 5450

Opening times: 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday

Money Advice Service

Croydon Mind

Off The Record - Young Carers Project

This project is part of “Off the Record”.  The Young Carers Project offers support to people aged 7 to 25 who are caring for a parent or sibling.

www.offtherecordcroydon.org

020 86499339 ext 2

Men's Advice Line

Men’s Advice Line: a confidential helpline for any man experiencing domestic violence and abuse from a partner (or ex-partner).

www.mensadviceline.org.uk

0808 801 0327

Monday – Friday 9am-5pm

RASASC

The Rape & Sexual Support Centre supports all women and girls over 13 who have suffered from; Rape, Child Sexual Abuse, Exploitation, Sexual Assault, Ritual Abuse or Trafficking.  A range of services to off support and help.

www.rasasc.org.uk

National Freephone Helpline: 0808 802 9999

12 – 2:30pm & 7pm – 9:30pm daily

Samaritans

24hr a day, 365 days a year.

Samaritans volunteers have heard many people’s stories, and you can discuss anything with them in complete confidence.  You do NOT have to be suicidal to call for help.

08457 90 90 90 or 020 8681 6666

www.samaritians.org

Special Educational Needs

Two new Local Offer Leaflets have been created and 11 have recently been updated and amended.

We now have a Sensory Impairment Leaflet and a Speech, Language and Communication Leaflet.

By request we are also in the process of developing a ‘Challenging Behaviour’ and a ‘SEND support’ leaflet.

Please feedback any suggestions or comment to Louise Airey louise.airey@croydon.gov.uk who will try to accommodate these in the next update.

Audience: Parents, carers, schools and professionals

Contact: Louise Airey, louise.airey@croydon.gov.uk, 020 8726 6000, 020 8726 6000 Ext:  63017

Victim Support Croydon

Offering help and advice (including legal advice) to both males and females on a range of issues and emotional support and practical information to victims of crime.

www.victimsupport.org.uk

0808 1689 111

Weekdays 8am to 8pm, Weekends 9am to 7pm and bank holidays 9am to 5pm