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    Helpful services in your area.
Helpful services in your area.
Local Services

Age UK

Age UK Cornwall & The Isles of Scilly is an independent local charity, working in the local community to help older people offering services and activities. They have a number of Active Living Hubs in Cornwall to help you learn new skills, gain confidence, improve mobility and have fun with friends.
01872 266383

Black Voices Cornwall

Black Voices Cornwall offers support and guidance to victims of racism. The charity recognises sometimes having someone who ‘gets’ what you’re going through or what you’re been through, is incredibly important. It can often feel very isolating for victims of racism and BVC looks to offer any support they can and signpost if they can’t.

07891 001969

Cornwall Carers Service

A service that supports unpaid and informal carers.

01736 756655

Cornwall Council

Your local council website for information on benefits and support, housing and health and social care etc.
0300 1234100

Cornwall Link

Cornwall Link is a online platform where people can find and share support services, community activities and events happening in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly.

01872 266383

Cornwall Mind

Cornwall Mind provides advice and support, campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote better understanding of mental health. They offer wellbeing services and one-to-one outreach support.

01208 892855

Cornwall Mobility

Cornwall Mobility Centre provides help to older and disabled people (including young children) by providing or assisting in the provision of mobility aids. Services include driving and equipment assessments, adaptations and an information and advice service.
0333 305 3398

Cornwall Pride

Cornwall Pride is charity raising support, awareness & a celebration for the LGBTQ+ & all marginalised people in Cornwall.

CRUSE Bereavement Care Cornwall

Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading national charity for bereaved people. They offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone die, and work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.

01726 76100


An independent, confidential and free information and advice service to people living with a long- term health condition or disability, their families, carers and professionals.

01736 759500

Direct Payments Scheme Advice Team

If your Social Care Assessment shows that you have eligible social care needs, you can decide whether to arrange the care and support yourself or have the support arranged by the Council.  

If you choose to arrange the care and support yourself a personal budget will be provided to help meet those needs.  This is arranged as a Direct Payment.  They will give you the personal budget to you to arrange your own care and support.

01872 324829

Elder Care

Introductory live- in care agency, helping older people get the care they need, in the place they feel happiest- their own homes. Speak with a specialist to find long-term or short-term live in care.
0330 311 4506

Headway Cornwall

Headway aims to assist attendees to increase their self-esteem, self-confidence, mental & emotional wellbeing, relieve stress & isolation, & to encourage physical rehabilitation. They have two main centres in Cornwall: Redruth & Lostwithiel, and drop- in facilities.

07715 336 853

Hearing Loss Cornwall

Hearing Loss Cornwall is a unique Cornish charity set up in 1931to benefit the Deaf community of the Duchy. We aim to assist anyone who is affected by any degree of hearing loss to take control of their lives and break down barriers. Hearing Loss Cornwall assists people to acknowledge their hearing loss and helps them to find the way forward.
01872 225868

ISight Cornwall

They offer a number of services designed to support visually impaired people living in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
01872 261110

Memory Matters

Providing meaningful services that respond to the needs expressed by people living with dementia. Access to support, therapies and peer led activities, utilising cognitive stimulation therapy in their sessions.
01752 243333

Mid Cornwall Lifestyles

Mid-Cornwall lifestyles provide practical assistance for disabled people by working individually to offer guidance, practical support and social opportunities.
07967 822340


Pentreath is a Cornish charity providing support and guidance to people across the county experiencing and recovering from mental ill health.

01726 862727


Cornwall based organization providing free training courses for unpaid carers, along with days out and fun activities.
01736 339226

Samaritans Cornwall

Samaritans provide confidential emotional support to anyone. Whatever you’re going through, call them free any time, from any phone. They operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This number is FREE to call. You don’t have to be suicidal to call them.

0330 094 5717

Sensory Trust

A charity that helps transform the lives of disadvantaged people in the UK through inclusive and sensory nature experiences. Providing nature-based activities to help people living with dementia reduce social isolation and enhance physical and mental wellbeing.
01726 222900

Women’s Centre Cornwall

The Women’s Centre Cornwall is a women’s charity with services across South West England. They offer empowering support to women & girls living with the impact of sexual & domestic abuse.

01208 77099
National Services

Alzheimer’s Society

Support and resources for everyone affected by dementia. They provide expert advice and guidance, with Dementia Advisors and information guides on every aspect of the dementia journey.
01872 277963

Dementia UK

The specialist dementia nurse charity. They offer a range of support and information from diagnosis of dementia to legal and financial information. The free, confidential Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline provides information, advice and support with any aspect of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.
0800 888 6678

Epilepsy Action

Epilepsy Action is the largest member-led epilepsy organisation in Britain, acting as the voice for the UK’s estimated 600,000 people with epilepsy. They offer assistance to people in a number of ways including a national network of branches, accredited volunteers, regular regional conferences and freephone and email helplines.

0808 8005050

National Domestic Abuse Helpline

The National Domestic Abuse Helpline offers free, non-judgemental information and support to women experiencing domestic abuse, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf. The Helpline can support to find specialist domestic abuse services in your community for ongoing support.
They can also help to find a space in a refuge for you and your children.

0808 2000247

Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support is one of the largest British charities and provides specialist health care, information and financial support to people affected by cancer. It also looks at the social, emotional and practical impact cancer can have, and campaigns for better cancer care. Macmillan Cancer Support’s goal is to reach and improve the lives of everyone who has cancer in the UK.

0808 8080000

Parkinson’s UK

Parkinson’s UK is the main Parkinson’s support and research charity in the UK. They can help if you’re living with the disease and let you know about support groups in the area.

0808 8000303

Stroke Association

Stroke Association is the major stroke charity in the UK. They work with people who share their commitment to changing the world for people affected by stroke – with stroke survivors and their families; with decision makers; with researchers and medics; as well as with supporters.

0303 3033 100

The Advocacy People

The Advocacy People is an independent charity that provides free independent and confidential advocacy services. They provide independent advocacy services to help resolve issues or concerns you may have about your health and wellbeing or your health and social care services.

0330 440 9000

Victim Support

Victim Support is the independent charity for people affected by crime and traumatic incidents in England and Wales. Their specialist teams provide individual, independent, emotional and practical help to enable people to cope and recover from the effects of crime.

0300 3030554