British Red Cross – helping in a crisis
During a crisis we are able to help provide our mobility aids services, including support to hospital discharges and home deliveries of equipment such as wheelchairs and toileting aids. We do normally charge a modest fee for our service. However, if a member of public is unable to pay, we can still help.
Telephone: 0300 456 1914 (option 2)
Berkshire Vision – Supporting the Visually Impaired
Providing practical and friendly support, sport, social groups and activities to visually impaired people for all ages and their families in Berkshire.
Telephone: 0118 987 2803
Thames Water Priority Services For Vulnerable Patients
Thames Water offer help and assistance to vulnerable customers during a water supply interruption. Not sure if you qualify as vulnerable customer?
Website: Thames Water: Priority Services
Priority Services For Those Who Need It Most
Find out more and how to register before the emergency happens: YouTube – Priority Services Register
Community Navigators are local volunteers who help people find their way to activities, services or organisations which they would enjoy, find useful or benefit from within the local community. The service is for any age within the Wokingham Borough and people can access the service through a referral – either from a GP, social worker, family member or a self-referral.
Telephone: 01344 304404
Website: Involve: Community Navigation
Please also use our online Health and Wellbeing Referral Request form.
Wokingham Borough Council – Council Tax Advice
Wokingham Borough Council and Citizens Advice are working together to provide support and financial advice for those who are struggling to meet their financial obligations.
If you feel you could benefit from some help and advice, contact email@example.com
Refer to Health & Wellbeing Advisor
If you have already discussed this with one of our clinical team, please submit our online Health and Wellbeing Referral Request form.
Contact The Elderly
Do you know any older people in Wokingham who are dealing with loneliness and social isolation? There is a group of wonderful, committed volunteers in Wokingham who, once a month on a Sunday afternoon, arrange for volunteer drivers to take their older guests to a volunteer host’s home where they join a small group for tea, talk and companionship.
Telephone: 0800 716543
Community Navigators - Winter Pressures Service
The Winter Pressures service is different to usual community navigation in that it will work with people over the entire winter period, providing continuity and a key point of regular contact during this time for those who need it.**
For more information, please view the Winter Pressures Community Navigation Information leaflet.
Wokingham Community Services
Here you’ll find helpful information and resources for those needing advice about care and support for adults in their local community.
Website: Wokingham Gov: Community Directory
Wokingham Citizens Advice – One Front Door
One Front Door provides free and impartial advice and links you up with charities and services to meet your needs. Their aim is to help people overcome problems which are impacting their wellbeing, such as welfare benefits, debt, housing, employment law, unemployment, mental health, domestic violence and much more. There is no wrong reason to call, if they can help, they will.
Telephone: 0300 330 1189