They support children, young people and adults with disabilities or complex needs by providing specialised activities that promote independence and give families a short break.

Facebook: @YMCAEastSurrey

Twitter: @YMCAEastSurrey

Telephone: 01737 222859

Website: www.ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk

Email: john.brunswick@ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk

Parkinson’s UK

Use Surrey Information Point to find local Parkinson’s groups, services and activities.

Website: www.surreyinformationpoint.org.uk/Parkinsons

Stroke Association

Offers support, friendship and a variety of activities across Surrey. Find local groups on Surrey Information Point.

Website: www.surreyinformationpoint.org.uk/strokeassociation

Surrey Information Point

For local information and support for you and your family including health, getting around, looking after someone and things to do.

Website: www.surreyinformationpoint.org.uk

Surrey Disabled People’s Partnership

SDPP is an independent organisation run by disabled people. They offer a range of free, independent and confidential services for Surrey residents, including advocacy, support groups, information and brokerage.

Facebook: @sdpp2

Twitter: @sdpp2

Telephone: 01784 458200

Text: 0751986452

Web: www.sdpp.org.uk

Email: home@sdpp.org.uk

Surrey Choices

Surrey Choices provides a range of support services to improve the independence, confidence and life skills of people with a range of disabilities and support needs, whatever their age, in their local community.

Facebook: @surreychoices

Twitter: @surreychoices

Telephone: 01483 806806

Text: 07860 020130

Web: www.surreychoices.com

Email: info@surreychoices.com

Active Surrey

Get help to be more active and improve your health and wellbeing.

Facebook: @activesurrey

Twitter: @activesurrey

Website: www.activesurrey.com

Library Direct

If you have difficulty getting to your local Surrey library due to ill health, disability, mobility problems or caring responsibilities and still want to enjoy books and audio books then you may be eligible for the Library Direct service.

Website: www.surreycc.gov.uk/people-with-disabilities/libraries-direct

Surrey Coalition of Disabled People

Campaigns and promotes the rights of disabled people to equality of opportunity and to live independently. They run a selection of networks that you can join to enable you to have a voice on things that matter to you where you live and help co-design health and social care services.

Facebook: @SurreyCoalitionOfDisabledPeople

Twitter: @SurreyCoalition

Telephone: 01483 456558

Text: 07780 933 053

Website: www.surreycoalition.org.uk

Email: info@surreycoalition.org.uk

Surrey Independent Living Council (SILC)

Offers a range of services to help you live independently including support to find and manage a personal assistant.

Facebook: @silconline


Telephone: 01483 458 111

Text: 07919 418 099

Web: www.surreyilc.org.uk/home

Email: admin@surreyilc.org.uk

Staying Independent

If you are struggling with everyday tasks, then simple equipment, practical aids, new technology or small changes to your home can make the difference between living independently and needing someone to help you or it can make caring for someone easier.

Website: www.surreycc.gov.uk/stayingindependent

Surrey Virtual Wellbeing Hub

Find virtual events and services that meet your needs and improve mental health and wellbeing, keeping you connected while you stay at home.

Website: virtualwellbeing.healthysurrey.org.uk

National Autistic Society - Surrey

Offers residential, day and support services for children and adults with learning disabilities, autism or Asperger syndrome, as well as parents, carers and professionals.

Twitter: @NASSurreyBranch

Telephone: 01483 521743

Website: www.autism.org.uk

Learning Disability and Autism Groups

If you’d like to meet providers and commissioners of local health and social care services to shape and discuss services for people with a learning disability or autism, there are a number of local networks to join.

Telephone: 01483 519433

Mobile: 07929863582

Website: www.surreypb.org.uk

Email: ldcommunications@surreycc.gov.uk

Sensory Services by Sight for Surrey

Provides a wide range of support, including information about sensory impairment, provision of specialist equipment and IT support, communication, mobility and independent life skills rehabilitation training, welfare benefits information and support, social work support for Deaf sign language users, sign language interpreting and communication support and communicator guides/vision impairment specialist support workers.

Facebook: @sightforsurrey

Twitter: @sightforsurrey

Tel: 07860 026269 / 01372 377701

Website: www.sightforsurrey.org.uk

Email: info@sightforsurrey.org.uk

Hearing Champions

Trained by NHS audiology staff in the basics of hearing aid maintenance and provide advice on the maintenance and cleaning of hearing aids, advice and support on making the most of the hearing aids and information and signposting to other services and useful equipment.

Website: www.cofeguildford.org.uk/hear-here

Email: info@cofeguildford.org.uk