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.
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.
Use Surrey Information Point to find local Parkinson’s groups, services and activities.
Offers support, friendship and a variety of activities across Surrey. Find local groups on Surrey Information Point.
Surrey Information Point
For local information and support for you and your family including health, getting around, looking after someone and things to do.
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.
Telephone: 01784 458200
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.
Telephone: 01483 806806
Text: 07860 020130
Get help to be more active and improve your health and wellbeing.
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.
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.
Telephone: 01483 456558
Text: 07780 933 053
Surrey Independent Living Council (SILC)
Offers a range of services to help you live independently including support to find and manage a personal assistant.
Telephone: 01483 458 111
Text: 07919 418 099
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.
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.
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