Useful local contacts

Useful contacts

Age UK
The new name of the combined Age Concern and Help the Aged. Working for all older people in Worcestershire.

  • Bromsgrove, Redditch and Wyre Forest – Tel: 01527 871840 • Droitwich Spa and District – Tel: 01905 772126
  • Herefordshire and Worcestershire – Tel: 0800 008 6077
  • Malvern and District – Tel: 01684 560666
  • Worcester and District – Tel: 01905 724294

Alzheimer’s Society
Coach House
Old Rectory
Main Road
Ombersley WR9 0EW

Tel: 01905 621887
Email: worcestershire@alzheimers.org.uk

British Red Cross Worcestershire
Bradbury Court,
Berkeley Business Park,
Wainwright Road, Worcester WR4 9GY

Tel: 01905 450400

Carers Action Worcestershire
A new countywide information, advice and support service for carers.

Tel: 0300 012 4272
Web: www.carersworcs.org.uk

Citizens Advice Bureau
Please note there is a phone charge of 5p a minute.

Tel: 0344 411 1303

Community Transport

  • Bromsgrove Urban and Rural Transport – Tel: 01527 534191
  • Community Action Malvern and District –Tel: 01684 892381
  • Malvern Dial-a-Ride –Tel: 01684 891121
  • Pershore Volunteer Centre –Tel: 01386 554299
  • Redditch Dial-a-Ride –Tel: 01527 64910
  • SPA Community Transport Scheme –Tel: 01905 779778
  • Worcester Wheels –Tel: 01905 724274
  • Wyre Forest Dial-a-Ride – Tel: 01562 755084

Deaf Direct
Aims to promote independence and equality of opportunity for deaf and hard of hearing people living in the communities of Herefordshire, Oxfordshire and Worcestershire.

Tel: 01905 746301
Text: 07725 244129
Email: info@deafdirect.org.uk
Web: www.deafdirect.org.uk

Disability Information Line (DIAL)
An independent charity providing information and advice services to disabled people and others on all aspects of living with a disability.

North Worcestershire
Tel: 0845 200 1072
Email: admin@nwdial.org.uk
Web: www.nwdial.org.uk

South Worcestershire
Tel: 01905 27790
Email: mail@dialsworcs.org.uk
Web: www.dialsworcs.org.uk

Headway
Provides information, activities, support and services to people with brain injuries, their families and carers.

Tel: 01905 729729
Web: www.headwayworcestershire.org.uk

Onside Advocacy
Providing practical and proactive support to ensure fairness and equality for adults who may be vulnerable or disadvantaged.

Tel: 01905 27525
Email: info@onside-advocacy.org.uk
Web: www.onside-advocacy.org.uk

Penderels Trust
Opening the door to independent living.

Tel: 01299 253225
Email: worcester@penderelstrust.org.uk
Web: www.penderelstrust.org.uk

Sight Concern – Worcestershire
An independent charity that supports blind and partially sighted people throughout Worcestershire.

Tel: 01905 723245
Email: info@sightconcern.co.uk
Web: www.sightconcern.co.uk

Worcestershire Directorate of Adult Services and Health
Worcestershire County Council,
County Hall, Spetchley Road,
Worcester WR5 2NP

Tel: 01905 768053
Email: yourlifeyourchoice@worcestershire.gov.uk
Web: www.worcestershire.gov.uk

Worcestershire Association of Carers
An independent source of information advice and support for all adult carers of all client groups in Worcestershire.

Tel: 0300 012 4272
Web: www.carersworcs.org.uk