Useful Local Contacts in Cornwall
Below is a list of local services in Cornwall, including services providing support for older people, advice for people with disabilities, and help for carers.
Action for Blind People
A national charity with local reach. The Exeter team has deep roots in the local community, which helps to meet the needs of blind and partially-sighted service users.
Suite 1, Chiltern House, 2 Sigford Road,
Exeter EX2 8NL
Action on Hearing Loss
Unit 27, HQ Business Centre,
237 Union Street,
Plymouth PL1 3HQ
Age UK Cornwall and Isles of Scilly
Aims to improve the lives of all older people by helping to solve problems and offering advice.
Boscawen House, Chapel Hill,
Truro TR1 3BN
Alzheimer’s Society, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly
Works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia.
Office 11 & 12, Woodbine Farm Business Centre
Threemilestone, Truro, Cornwall TR3 6BW
Tel: 01872 277963
Carers’ Break Service
Information, support and services to carers, concerned family and friends.
207/208 Victoria Beacon Place, Station Approach,
Victoria, Roche, St Austell PL26 8LG
Cornwall Community Directory
Find out more about what services and events are provided in your local community, as well as information and advice
Cornwall Mental Health
A one stop shop for all mental health services in Cornwall, for public and professionals alike. Contains the Cornwall Mental Health Directory.
Cornwall Mobility Centre
Assessments, information and advice for paediatric mobility and transportation, daily living equipment, driving and wheelchairs.
North Buildings, Royal Cornwall Hospital,
Truro TR1 3LQ
Cornwall Rural Community Council
A Cornish charity that promotes the needs of rural communities and runs services for carers, people with mental health conditions, children and young people.
2 Prince’s Street,
Truro TR1 2ES
Direct Payments Team
Part of Adult Social Services.
Tel: 0300 1234 131
Aims to empower disabled people to achieve independence, choice and control.
Units 1G and H Guildford Road Industrial Estate,
Guildford Road, Hayle TR27 4QZ
Cornwall Council headquarters
County Hall, Treyew Road,
Truro TR1 3AY
Enquiries about all council services can be made at any of the Information Services. Copies of this Directory are available from many of them as well.
Enable in Cornwall
Support for adults with disabilities.
Room B109, Beacon Place, Station Approach, Victoria, St Austell PL26 8LG
Hearing Loss Cornwall
Supports deaf and hard of hearing people in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
3 Walsingham Place,
Truro TR1 2RP
The only charity in Cornwall whose sole purpose is to support people who are blind or visually impaired.
The Sight Centre, Newham Road,
Truro TR1 2DP
Outlook South West
Offers a range of psychological therapies to people aged 16+ registered with a GP practice in Cornwall. It is free to access and includes everything from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and traditional counselling services, to the latest evidence-based treatments.
2D Restormel Estate,
Lostwithiel PL22 0HG
Tel: 01208 871905
PALS (Patient Advice Liaison Service)
For comments, compliments and complaints about NHS services.
Bodmin Hospital PL31 2QT
Tel: 01208 834620
Royal Cornwall Hospital
Truro TR1 3LJ
Tel: 01872 250000
St Michael’s Hospital
Hayle TR27 4JA
Tel: 01736 753234
West Cornwall Hospital
St Clare Street
Penzance TR18 2PF
Tel: 01736 874000
Shared Lives South West
A social care service that enables people with a learning disability or mental health issues, older people, parents with a learning disability and people with dementia to get support in the ordinary homes of its approved carers.
Redruth TR16 5DH
Endeavours to match the best mobility equipment to people’s needs and aspirations.
Unit 8, Threemilestone Industrial Estate,
Truro TR4 9LD
Information Services are located in major towns across Cornwall. Specialists will be able to advise you on all council services, including how Adult Social Services can help you with your search for care. Adult Social Services has a dedicated referral team, which can be contacted on 0300 1234 131. General enquiries are also welcome by email at email@example.com
Click here to find details of your local information service.