Useful contacts

Action for Blind People
Action for Blind People is a national charity with local reach, providing practical help and support to blind and partially sighted people of all ages. We listen, we understand, we act.

105 Judd Street, London WC1H 9NE

Tel: 0303 123 9999
Email: helpline@rnib.org.uk
Web: www.actionforblindpeople.org.uk

Action on Elder Abuse (AEA)
Works to protect, and prevent the abuse of, vulnerable older adults.

Tel: 0808 808 8141
Email: enquiries@elderabuse.org.uk
Web: www.elderabuse.org.uk

Age Care Advice
An independent social worker-led company specialising in the care and support of individuals and families living with dementia.

Tel: 01572 756666, 01476 552137 or 07772 992732
Email: agecareadvice@gmail.com
Web: www.agecareadvice.co.uk

Adult Care
Customer Service Centre.

Tel: 01522 782155

Adults Supporting Adults
Charitable organisation offering a range of community based services, including daytime provision, respite and extended-stay visits to learn new skills.

Railton House, Sleaford Business Park, Sleaford NG34 7EQ

Tel: 01529 416270
Email: enquiries@asaorg.co.uk
Web: www.asaorg.co.uk

Age UK
The country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life.

Tel: 0800 169 2081
Web: www.ageuk.org.uk

Age UK Boston & South Holland
William Garfitt House, 116 High Street, Boston PE21 8TG

Tel: 01205 364161
Email: admin@ageukbsh.org.uk
Web: www.ageuk.org.uk/bostonandsouthholland

Age UK Lincoln
36 Park Street, Lincoln LN1 1UQ

Tel: 01522 696000
Email: info@ageuklincoln.org.uk
Web: www.ageuk.org.uk/lincoln

Age UK Lindsey
The Old School House, Manor House Street, Horncastle LN9 5HF

Tel: 01507 524242
Email: info@ageuklindsey.co.uk
Web: www.ageuk.org.uk/lindsey

Age UK Spalding District
1 The Meadows, Spalding PE11 1XR

Tel: 01775 720305
Email: kellyfovargue@ageukspalding.co.uk
Web: www.ageuk.org.uk/spaldingdistrict

Alzheimer’s Society Lincolnshire
Alzheimer’s Society is an organisation which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Lincolnshire Alzheimer’s Society holds various support groups and services across the county.

15 Sixfield Close, Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN6 0EJ

Tel: 01522 692681
Email: lincoln@alzheimers.org.uk
Web: www.alzheimers.org.uk

Association of Charitable Organisations
A national umbrella body for benevolent charities.

2nd Floor, Acorn House, 314-320, Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8DP

Tel: 0207 255 4480
Email: info@aco.uk.net
Web: www.aco.uk.net

British Institute of Learning Difficulties (BILD)
Committed to improving the quality of life for people with a learning disability.

Birmingham Research Park, 97 Vincent Drive, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2SQ

Tel: 0121 415 6960
Email: enquiries@bild.org.uk
Web: www.bild.org.uk

British Red Cross
The British Red Cross provides a wide range of services including first aid, emergency response, mobility aids, finding missing family, preparing for disasters, refugee support, and support at home.

Unity House, 22 Tollemache Road (South), Grantham NG31 7UH

Tel: 0345 054 7171
Email: adminlincs@redcross.org.uk
Web: www.redcross.org.uk

The Butterfly Hospice Trust
The Butterfly Hospice provides palliative care to anyone over the age of 18 years in the Boston area with a progressive life-limiting illness. The role of the Hospice is to provide palliative care and holistic support to patients and their families, working in partnership with Lincolnshire Community Health Services and the local community.

Rowan Way, Boston PE21 9DH

Tel: 01205 311222
Email: enquiries@butterflyhospice.org.uk
Web: www.butterflyhospice.co.uk

The Carers Support Service
For all referrals and general enquiries regarding support for carers, contact Lincolnshire County Council Carers Support Service from 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (except on public holidays).

Tel: 01522 782224
Email: Carers_Team@lincolnshire.gov.uk

In an emergency, or out of hours, call the Emergency Duty Team.

Tel: 01522 782333

Carers Trust – Carers Support Centre (North Lincolnshire)

Jessie Wilcox House, 11 Redcombe Lane, Brigg, North Lincolnshire DN20 8AU

Tel: 01652 650585
Email: info@carerssupportcentre.com
Web: www.carerssupportcentre.com

Carers UK
The voice of carers.

Tel: 0808 808 7777 (Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm)
Email: advice@carersuk.org
Web: www.carersuk.org

Crossroads – Caring For Carers – South Humber Ltd
18 Hainton Avenue, Grimsby DN32 9BB

Tel: 01472 345842
Email: crossroads@southhumber.fsnet.co.uk

Dementia UK
Dementia UK is a national charity, committed to improving quality of life for all people affected by dementia. We provide mental health nurses specialising in dementia care, called Admiral Nurses.

Second Floor, 356 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA

Tel: 0207 697 4160
Email: info@dementiauk.org
Web: www.dementiauk.org

Disability Lincs
Ancaster Day Centre, Boundary Street, Lincoln LN5 8NJ

Tel: 01522 870602
Email: enquiries@disabilitylincs.org.uk
Web: www.disabilitylincs.org.uk

Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC)
Helping older people make informed choices about meeting their housing and care needs.

89 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TP

Tel: 0800 377 7070
Email: info@firststopadvice.org.uk
Web: www.housingcare.org

Friends of the Elderly
A charity that supports older people who have a range of practical needs.

40-42 Ebury Street, London SW1W 0LZ

Tel: 0207 730 8263
Email: enquiries@fote.org.uk
Web: www.fote.org.uk

Headway Lincolnshire
Headway is the UK’s leading brain injury charity.

The Len Medlock Centre, St George’s Road, Boston, PE21 8YB

Helpline: 0808 800 2244
Tel: 07546 592526
Email: headwaylincolnshire@headway.org.uk
Web: www.headwaylincolnshire.org.uk

Healthwatch Lincolnshire
Unit 12, 1-2 North End, Swineshead, Boston PE20 3LR

Tel: 01205 820892
Email: info@healthwatchlincolnshire.co.uk
Web: www.healthwatchlincolnshire.co.uk

Independent Age
A growing charity helping older people to live more fulfilling lives through the ‘ABC’ of advice, befriending and campaigning.

18 Avonmore Road, London W14 8RR

Tel: 0207 605 4200
Advice Line: 0800 319 6789
Email: charity@independentage.org
Web: www.independentage.org

Lincoln and Lindsey Blind Society
Lincoln and Lindsey Blind Society exists to enhance the quality of life of blind, partially sighted and visually impaired people whatever their age or circumstances in life.

Bradbury House, Ramsgate, Louth LN11 0NB

Tel: 01507 605604
Email: info@llbs.co.uk
Web: www.llbs.co.uk

Lincolnshire Association of People with Disabilities (LAPD)
LAPD was formed in 1994, by a group of disabled people in order to encourage, support and assist disabled people to make changes, both in their personal lives and in their communities that enable them to live their lives to the full.

Boundary Street, Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN5 8PF

Tel: 01522 530301
Email: manager@lapd.uk.com
Web: www.lapd.uk.com

Lincolnshire Home Independence Agency (LHIA)
A local, independent charity that operates countywide to deliver support, home improvements, repairs and adaptations to elderly or disabled adults and the parents and carers of disabled children to enable vulnerable people to live independently.

Suite 3, Saracen House, Crusader Road, City Office Park, Tritton Road, Lincoln LN6 7AS

Tel: 01522 516300
Email: info@lincshia.org
Web: www.lincshia.org

Lincolnshire Independent Living
Assisting disabled people and those associated with all matters relating to advice across benefits and services which may improve a user’s life.

C/O VoiceAbililty, 5 Saxilby Enterprise Park, Skellingthorpe Road, Saxilby, Lincoln LN1 2LR

Email: admin@lincolnshireindependentliving.co.uk
Web: www.lincolnshireindependentliving.org.uk

Lincolnshire Integrated Community Equipment Service (ICES)
ICES Pooled Fund Manager Orchard House, Orchard Street, Lincoln LN1 1BA

Tel: 01522 553959 or 01522 554175
Email: wendy.ramsay@lincolnshire.gov.uk

Lincolnshire Sensory Services
14 Finkin Street, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 6QZ

Tel: 01476 589513
Text: 07710 155104
Email: lincolnshiresensoryservices@hearingloss.org.uk
Web:  www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk

Macmillan
Macmillan improves the lives of people affected by cancer locally. The service provides practical, medical, emotional and financial support and pushes for better cancer care.

Tel: 0808 808 0000
Web: www.macmillan.org.uk

Lincoln
The Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre,

Lincoln County Hospital, Greetwell Road, Lincoln LN2 5QY

Tel: 01522 573799
Email: macmillan.infosupport@ulh.nhs.uk
Web: www.ulh.nhs.uk

Grantham
The Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre,

Outpatients Department, Grantham and District Hospital, 101 Manthorpe Road, Grantham NG31 8DG

Tel: 01476 464978
Email: macmillan.infosupport@ulh.nhs.uk
Web: www.ulh.nhs.uk

Boston
The Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre

Pilgrim Hospital, Sibsey Road, Boston PE21 9QS

Tel: 01205 446392
Email: macmillan.infosupport@ulh.nhs.uk
Web: www.ulh.nhs.uk

Macmillan Palliative Carers Support
c/o Carers Connect, Age UK Lincoln Activity Centre, Park Street, Lincoln LN1 1UQ

Tel: 01522 696000
Email: rachel@carersconnect.net
Web: www.carersconnect.org.uk/support-and-advice/macmillan-carer-support-service

Mencap
Mencap National Helpline

Tel: 0808 808 111
Email: help@mencap.org.uk

Grantham Office
The Cree Centre, Aire Road, Grantham NG31 7QP

Tel: 01467 566050
Email: annette.tweedie@granthammencap.co.uk
Web: www.granthammencap.co.uk

Lincoln Office
Community Centre, Croft Street, Lincoln LN2 5AX

Tel: 01522 536765
Email: help@mencap.org.uk

Boston Office

Tel: 01205 356277

MS Society
The MS Society is the UK’s leading MS charity. Since 1953, they’ve been providing information and support, funding research and fighting for change.

MS National Centre (MSNC), 372 Edgware Road, London NW2 6ND

Tel: 0208 438 0700
Email: helpline@mssociety.org.uk
Web: www.mssociety.org.uk

Freephone helpline for the National MS Society. Can provide details for Lincolnshire MS Societies.

Tel: 0808 800 8000

Boston and South Holland Branch

Tel: 01205 724550
Email: bostonsholland@mssociety.org.uk

Lincoln and District Branch

Tel: 01522 838220
Email: lincsdistms@yahoo.co.uk

National Activity Providers Association (NAPA)
Promotes the importance of activities for older persons.

1st Floor, Unit 1, Fairview Industrial Estate, Raans Road, Amersham HP6 6JY

Tel: 0207 078 9375
Email: info@napa-activities.co.uk
Web: www.napa-activities.com

National Deaf Children’s Society
The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.

Ground Floor South, Castle House,
37-45 Paul Street,
London
EC2A 4LS

Tel: 0207 490 8656
Minicom: 0207 490 8656
Email: ndcs@ndcs.org.uk
Web: www.ndcs.org.uk

PALS (Lincolnshire Patient and Advice Liaison Service)

Email: pals@ulh.nhs.uk
Text: 07815 707746

Grantham and District Hospital
Located adjacent to Ward 6

Tel: 01476 464861

Lincoln County Hospital
Located near Main Reception

Tel: 01522 707071

Pilgrim Hospital
Located in Main Reception

Tel: 01205 446243

Parkinson’s Society

Parkinson’s UK, 215 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 1EJ

Tel: 0808 800 0303
Email: hello@parkinsons.org.uk
Web: www.parkinsons.org.uk

Penderels Lincolnshire
Aims to assist people with all aspects of independent living.

Haverholme Priory Offices, Haverholme Park, Haverholme, Ewerby, Sleaford NG34 9PF

Tel: 01526 833803
Email: lincolnshire@penderelstrust.org.uk
Web: www.penderelstrust.org.uk

Registered Nursing Home Association (RNHA)
Campaigns for high standards in nursing home care.

Derek Whittaker House, Tunnel Lane, Kings Norton, Birmingham B30 3JN

Tel: 0121 451 1088
Freephone: 0800 074 0194
Email: frankursell@rnha.co.uk
Web: www.rnha.co.uk

The Relatives and Residents Association
Exists for older people needing or living in residential care and their families and friends.

1 The Ivories, 6-18 Northampton Street, London N1 2HY

Tel: 0207 359 8148
Email: info@relres.org
Web: www.relres.org

Rethink Carers
Support for families living with mental ill health. Carers support services. Supported living for people with mental ill health.

Rethink Advice and Information Service
Tel: 0300 500 0927
Web: www.rethink.org

Samaritans
Available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts.

17 Hungate, Lincoln LN1 1ES
Tel: 0845 790 9090
Email: jo@samaritans.org
Web: www.samaritans.org

Shine Network
Award-winning network of people and organisations involved in mental health.

Involve@Lincoln, 12 Mint Lane, Lincoln LN1 1UD
Tel: 07969 872804
Email: info@lincsshine.co.uk
Web: www.lincsshine.co.uk

The Silver Line
The Silver Line is the only national free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

19-23 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8SL
Tel: 0800 470 8090
Email: info@thesilverline.org.uk
Web: www.thesilverline.org.uk

South Lincolnshire Blind Society
South Lincolnshire Blind Society (SLBS) is a major provider of services for blind and partially sighted people and their carers, who live in the districts of North Kesteven, South Kesteven, Boston Borough and South Holland.

14 Finkin Street, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 5QZ
Tel: 01476 592775
Email: slbs@blind-society.org.uk
Web: www.blind-society.org.uk

St. Barnabas Hospices
St Barnabas provides specialist palliative and end of life care so that everyone can access and receive the support they need to live well and ease the process of dying.

In-Patient Unit, 36 Nettleham Road, Lincoln LN2 1RE
Tel: 01522 511566
Email: enquiries@stbarnabashospice.co.uk
Web: www.stbarnabashospice.co.uk

Stroke Association
The Stroke Association provides practical advice, essential information and emotional support for stroke survivors, carers and families

Tel: 0303 303 3100
Textphone: 18001 0303 3033 100
Email: info@stroke.org.uk
Web: www.stroke.org.uk

Lincoln and District Stroke Club
Ancaster Day Centre, Boundary Street, Lincoln LN5 8PF

Tel: 01522 537301

Total Voice Lincolnshire
Lincs2Advice, 5 Mill House, Carre Street, Sleaford NG34 7TW

Tel: 01529 400479
Email: TVL@voiceability.org
Web: www.totalvoicelincolnshire.org