Charities & Support

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British Red CrossSouth East Complex Chislehurst
Holmbrook House, Chislehurst BR7 5AB

The British Red Cross can provide skilled first aid cover for public events and emergency response for major incidents, as well as community based training.

Telephone – 020 8944 0246
Website – Red Cross

Bromley Diabetes Support Group
3 Hayes Lane, Bromley BR2 9EA

A local family support group for people with diabetes,  available to give non-medical advice and support. Regular meetings held with special guest speakers.

Website – Bromley Diabetes Support Group
Telephone – 020 8640 7368
Twitter – @DiabetesUK

Bromley & District Osteoporosis Support Group
Meeting location:
St Marks Church Hall, Westmoreland Road, Bromley BR2 0TB

The group offers support, information and above all friendship to anyone affected by Osteoporosis.

Website – National Osteoporosis Society
Telephone – 020 8313 9835

Bromley Mencap
Rutland House, Masons Hill, Bromley BR2 9JG

Bromley Mencap Family Services offer support, services and information for people with disabilities, their families and carers including welfare benefits advice, supported employment agency, a childminding network, a telephone helpline, keep fit classes and social and leisure activities.

Website – Bromley Mencap
Telephone – 020 8466 0790
Twitter – @BromleyMencap

Bromley MIND (Mental Health)

Bromley Mind works to make a positive impact on the lives of people with mental health needs, and provides mental health services, coping with life courses and Mindcare dementia services.

5 Station Road, Orpington BR6 0RZ
Website – Bromley MIND
Telephone – 01689 811222

C Card Bromley (Young People)

The Come Correct (or CCard) scheme provides access to free condoms in a variety of locations (called Outlets) across London. Once registered you can collect condoms or get advice from any Outlet displaying the Come Correct logo

Website – Come Correct
Twitter – @CCardbromley

Community Options CREDO – Creative Arts Centre
67 Cotmandene Crescent, St Pauls Cray, Orpington BR5 2RA

A community work rehabilitation project working in the medium of ceramics helping individuals recovering from mental illness return to work or retraining.

Website – Community Options
Telephone – 020 8676 9725

Deaf Access
Community House, South Street, Bromley BR1 1RH

Deaf Access supports adults and children who are deaf and hard of hearing to improve and maintain their independence by providing information, support and services, as well as promoting deaf awareness and understanding through training and working together both with the public and local businesses.

Website – Deaf Access
Minicom – 020 8315 2552
Telephone – 020 8315 2550

Kent Association for the Blind
KAB Sight Centre
18 Blyth Road, Bromley BR1 3AX

Provides a full rehabilitation service for people of all ages with sight impairment to enable people to be as independent as possible. This service includes advice, support, equipment and training in mobility and daily living skills. Social clubs, assistive technology demonstrations and awareness training are also available.

Website – KAB
Telephone – 020 8464 8406
Twitter – @kentblind

Life Ring London
Meets at Bromley Drug & Alcohol Service, 35 London Road, Bromley BR1 1DG
Website – Life Ring UK
Twitter – @liferinglondon

Motor Neurone Association – West Kent Branch
Meetings at Harris HospiCare Centre, Caritas House, Tregorny Road, Orpington BR6 9XA

Offers information and support for patients and carers. Provides equipment where statutory services are unable to help. Respite care and funding for holidays when appropriate. For more details see Website.

Website – Motor Neurone Association
Telephone – 020 8650 5568

North Kent PMRGCA Support Group
Meets at  Community House, South Street, Bromley BR1 1RH

Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis UK is a registered charity established to meet the needs of people with these debilitating conditions by offering support, raising awareness and promoting research.

Website – PMRGCA North Kent
Telephone – 0300 999 5090
Twitter – @PMRGCAuk

Parkinsons UK – Bromley Branch
Meets at St Georges Church, Bickley Park Road, Bickley, Bromley BR1 2BE

Gives help and advice to patients and carers and arranges outings.

Website – Parkinsons UK Bromley
Telephone – 01691 688946
Twitter – @ParkinsonsUK

Smokefree Bromley
Telephone – 0800 587 8221
Text QUIT to 88010
Twitter – @SmokefreeBrom

Wholesome Cells
TMS House, Cray Avenue, St Mary Cray, Orpington BR5 3QB

A sickle cell awareness, advocacy, counselling and support group. A family orientated group set up to educate society, support each other, sickle cell carers and first time parents through understanding what it means to live with sickle cell anaemia.

Website – Wholesome Cells
Telephone – 01689 885040
Twitter – @WholesomeCells