Other support organisations

There may be other support organisations that can help you:

If you have a health need or want to find a G.P. contact NHS Brent or phone 020 8795 6000.

Age UK Brent

Age UK Brent have advice services, befriending, advocacy, exercise and IT classes for older people in Brent.

Asian People's Disability Alliance 

This is a self-help group run by Asian people with disabilities, who are members. It is not a religious or political group.

Association of Muslims With Disabilities

The Association of Muslims with Disabilities gives counselling and information on welfare benefits and health and social care for Muslims with disabilities. They run a drop-in centre on Saturdays at 154 Harlesden Road, Willesden, London NW10 3RX from 10am to 3pm.

Brent Carers’ Centre

If you care for someone, a friend, partner or relative, then the Brent Carers’ Centre can help you and your family.

Brent Irish Advisory Service

Brent Irish Advisory Service give advice, information and support services to Irish, including a Transition to Old Age project and an Elders project.

Brent Mencap

Brent Mencap works with and for people of all ages with a learning disability in Brent. They run projects and services and do campaigning work in order to help people with learning disabilities be more independent and to meet people.

Brent MIND

Brent Mind is a service which helps people with mental health issues in Brent, providing information and support.

Email info@brentmind.org.uk for more information.

Brent Start – Skills for Employment

Brent Start is for anyone who wants to learn new skills, to help them get into work, find a better job or improve themselves.

Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice Bureau provide advice on debt, housing, benefits, employment and more.

Elders Voice

Elders Voice provide social and practical activities for older people in Brent.

Friends of African Caribbean Carers and Sufferers of Dementia

This group supports carers and people with dementia. It also helps raise awareness of dementia.

Harrow and Brent Careline

Harrow and Brent Council are working together to run a 24 hour Careline personal alarm service to support vulnerable people and those with life limiting conditions to live more independently and safely. Careline provides a variety of products to support elderly or vulnerable people including an alarm pendant, fall detectors, bed, chair and epilepsy sensors, medication prompts and key safes. If you would like more information on Careline please contact us:

By phone: 0208 861 3242
By email:  careline@harrow.gov.uk  
Or online: www.harrow.gov.uk/careline

Kingswood Centre

Kingswood Centre provide specialist healthcare for people with learning disabilities.

Penderels Trust

Penderels Trust offers advice, guidance and practical solutions to enable people with disabilities and older people to live independently in their own homes. They also offer information and support with Direct Payments.

The Royal Association of Deaf People

The Royal Association of Deaf People provide a weekly information, advice  and guidance session for deaf people living in Brent.

West Indian Self Effort Education Project

West Indian Self Effort Education Project is a day centre for African Caribbean people and others, including people with dementia.

Homeshare

Homeshare matches people who need help or support around the house with people who need accommodation and are willing to help. The scheme brings together “householders”, someone who would like a helping hand with practical support and companionship and has a spare room with “homesharers” - someone looking for affordable accommodation, who is friendly and willing to provide 10 hours of support around the house, with computers, gardening, shopping and companionship each week. This scheme is open to people who don’t qualify for formal care and also to those who already have care packages in place.