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Additional Needs & Learning Difficulties

Croydon Dyslexia Assn, literacy support, KS2/3, Sat workshop ~ 08442 496949

Croydon Mencap, holiday scheme, 6-15yrs ~ 020 8684 5890

Dyspraxia Foundation, support for children & adults ~ 01462 455016

Family Lives Croydon, parent partnership service ~ 020 3131 3150

Merton Mencap, Holiday Scheme, 5-13y ~ 020 8254 8389

Sutton Dyslexia Association ~ 0870 888 0048

Sutton Ecology Centre, Carshalton, holiday activities ~ 020 8770 5820

Sutton Mencap, holiday scheme, 6-15yrs ~ 020 8647 8600

Sutton Vision & Hearing Services ~ 020 8770 6080

Whitgift Snap, Summer scheme disabled children, 5yrs+ ~ 020 8633 9946

Bereaved Parents

Jigsaw4u, a charity supporting bereaved children & families ~ 020 8687 1384

Lullaby Trust, Bereavement Support, Advice ~ 020 7802 3200

SANDS, Surrey Stillbirth & Neo-natal Death Soc Helpline ~ 07817 410075

Child & Family Health

Association for Postnatal Illness ~ 020 7386 0868

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust, Lennard Road ~ 020 8401 3000

Healthy Start Vouchers ~ 0845 607 6823

Heartline, supporting children with heart conditions ~ 033 00224466

NHS 111 (formerly NHS Direct) ~ 111

NHS Health Advice, Croydon ~ 111

Weight Managemnet Service for families with Children aged 4 - 12yrs, Croydon ~ 02037576598

Weight Managemnet Service for families with Children aged 4 - 12yrs, Sutton ~ 0208 646 7795

Child & Family Welfare

Child Benefit Helpline ~ 0300 200 3100

Child Maintenance, Child Support Agency ~ 0845 713 3133

Childline, 24-hour helpline for children ~ 0800 1111

Crimestoppers ~ 0800 555 111

Croydon Welcare, child contact services ~ 020 7820 7910

Croydon Women's Aid ~ 020 8688 5151

Family Justice Centre (Croydon) ~ 020 8688 0100

Family Mediation in London ~ 020 8604 8888

Familylives, 24hr helpline, support grps, workshops ~ 0808 800 2222

Giving Up Smoking ~ 0800 022 4332

Home-Start Sutton, Alexandra Gardens, Carshalton ~ 020 8647 6501

Home-start, Croydon, support for families with under 5's ~ 020 8667 0207

Jigsaw4u grief support for children and families ~ 020 8687 1384

National Domestic Violence Helpline (free) ~ 0808 2000 247

Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre (free) ~ 0808 802 9999

Samaritans, 24hr helpline, Croydon, ~ 08457 90 90 90

The Crescent Family Assessmt Ctr, residntl referrls, Norbury ~ 020 8679 8263

Victim Support ~ 0845 30 30 900

Your Sanctuary, Surrey, advice, support & refuge accom ~ 01483 776822

Childcare Advice

Children's Information Service, Croydon ~ 020 8726 6000

Merton Family Information Service, Mitcham & Morden ~ 020 8545 3800

OFSTED Inspection & Registration Unit, advice & availability ~ 0300 123 1231

Sutton Family Information Centre ~ 020 8770 6000

Children with Disabilities

Contact A Family, Support, information, events and workshops ~ 0808 808 3555

Croydon CAMHS, child & adolescent mental health service ~ 020 3228 0000

Croydon Deaf Childrens Society, info, support & events ~ 07951 611190

Croydon Disability Register ~ 020 8436 1742

Croydon Shopmobility - Whitgift car park ~ 020 8688 7336

Disability Croydon ~ 020 8688 3622

MENCAP, Sutton, Activities for children with disabilities ~ 020 8647 8600

MERU, custom-made disability equipment for children ~ 01372 725203

SCILL Disability Information, Sutton area ~ 020 8770 4065

Sutton CAMHS, child & adolescent mental health service ~ 020 3513 3800

Sutton Disability Partnership 4 Children & Young People ~ 020 8770 4690

Sutton Shopmobility ~ 020 8770 0691

Family Planning & Well Women Clinics

Contraception & Sexual Health Service, Sutton ~ 0208 544 6140

Green Wrythe Lane Clinic, Carshalton ~ 020 8544 2016

Jubilee Clinic, Shotfield, Wallington ~ 020 3458 5161

Wideway Clinic, Wide Way, Mitcham ~ 020 3458 5200

Fostering & Adoption

Action for children adoption ~ 0300 123 2112

Become a foster carer with Core Assets Fostering ~ 0800 023 4561

Cabrini Children's Society, fostering & adoption ~ 020 8668 2181

Children of All Nations, Fostering Agency ~ 020 8405 9747

Croham Services for Children, fostering ~ 020 8406 5300

Croydon Council Adoption & Fostering ~ 0800 389 0129

Futures for Children, independent fostering organisation ~ 01622 760600

London Black Families Adoption ~ 020 7582 3687

Merton adoption & fostering, children 0-5 waiting now ~ 020 8545 4688

Merton Council Adoption Team ~ 020 8545 4688

Orchids Fostering for Children ~ 020 8644 8114

Sutton Adoption & Permanence Team ~ 07515 137782

Health Visitors

Parkway Health Centre, New Addington ~ 01689 808810

Purley Community Health Centre, Whitecliffe Rd North ~ 020 8714 2750

Sanderstead Clinic, Rectory Park, Sanderstead ~ 020 8714 2560

Sutton Health Visitors (for all surgeries) ~ 020 8544 2008

The Wilson Clinic, Cranmer Road, Mitcham ~ 020 3458 5228

Thornton Heath Health Centre, Gillett Rd ~ 020 8664 1590

Waddon Clinic, 1a Coldharbour Road, Croydon ~ 020 8686 3632

West Croydon & Waddon, Lodge Road ~ 020 8274 6880

Woodside Health Centre, Enmore Rd ~ 020 8274 6969

Local Government

Croydon Council Children, Families & Learners ~ 020 8726 6400

Croydon Council General Enquiries ~ 020 8726 6000

LB of Sutton ~ 020 8770 5000

London Borough of Croydon ~ 020 8726 6000

Surrey County Council Road Safety Department ~ 03456 009009

One Parent Families

Your Sanctuary, Surrey, advice, support, refuge accom ~ 01483 776822

Parenting Courses & Support

Family Focus, support group for parents of U5s, Sutton ~ 020 8296 0956

Home-Start Croydon, advice, friendship, families with U5s ~ 020 8667 0207

Home-Start Sutton, advice, friendship, families with U5s ~ 020 8647 6501

Parenting Support, Fairchildes Children's Centre, New Addgtn ~ 01689 847136

Parents Together, for parents of children with special needs ~ 07595 258727

St Mark's Family Centre, St Mark's Road, Mitcham ~ 020 8640 9595

Police/Crime Prevention

Social Services for Children, for children at risk ~ 020 8726 6000

Social Services

Merton Social Services, for urgent crisis after office hours ~ 020 8770 5000

Support & Advice for Young People

Croydon Drop in, counselling for U25s, 132 Church St ~ 020 8681 0404

Goldcrest Youth Club, 10-25yrs, advice, counselling, New Add ~ 01689 843333

Off the Record - Youth Counselling Croydon, Queens Road ~ 020 8251 0251

Off the Record, counselling for U25s ~ 020 8251 0251

Turnaround Centre Drop in Zone, Croydon ~ 020 8760 5530