Greenwich Carers Centre

Across our borough there is an entire community of people supporting friends and loved ones…and quietly continuing to be the unsung heroes of our society today.

Website: www.greenwichcarers.org

Freephone: 0300 555 1515

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 0808 808 7777

Website: www.carersuk.org

Email: [email protected]

Child Health

Greenwich Children’s Centres

Children’s centres offer families access to a range of services in one location. Children’s centres are located across Royal Greenwich.

Telephone: 020 8921 6921

Website: www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

Email: [email protected]

Childhood illness visual guide

Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.

Website: NHS: Visual Guide for Childhood illnesses

Greenwich Parent Voice

Greenwich Parent Voice are an independent group of parents in Greenwich who all have children with a disability or special educational needs. They recognise that children’s needs and circumstances can be very different.

Website: www.greenwichparentvoice.com

Vaccination planner

Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.

Website: NHS: Vaccination Schedule

Community Groups

Greenwich Community Directory

Your online information and support directory.

Website: www.greenwichcommunitydirectory.org.uk/greenwich/directory

Freephone: 0800 470 4831

Live Well Greenwich

Explore our site for local information, events and support to improve your health and wellbeing.

Website: livewellgreenwich.org.uk

Drugs and Alcohol

Drinkaware Online Tools & Apps

Online trackers and apps from Drinkaware to help you avoid harm from alcohol.

One You Days Off – Mobile App

The One You Days Off app is a simple and easy way to track the days you drink alcohol and the days you don’t.


If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence.

Talk to Frank

If you have a problem with drugs, Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs advice.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

Depression, Anxiety and Stress


Free anonymous online chat for young people to discuss your mental health issues.


Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.


Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Telephone: 116 123

Website: www.samaritans.org

Email: [email protected]


Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Telephone: 0300 123 3393

Website: www.mind.org.uk

Elderly Care


Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.

Age UK

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. They believe in a world where everyone can love later life and they work every day to achieve this.

Silver Line

Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.


Baby Buddy App

Baby Buddy is an award winning mobile phone app for new parents and parents-to-be, created by mums, doctors and midwives.

Sexual Health

Greenwich Sexual Health

Greenwich Sexual Health can help you with STI Kits and testing, contraception, sexual health services, free condoms.

Website: www.greenwichsexualhealth.org

Family Planning Association

A sexual health charity, the Family Planning Association gives straightforward information and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK.

Telephone: 020 7608 5240

Website: www.fpa.org.uk


Brook provides free and confidential sexual health and wellbeing services for nearly 250,000 young people UK-wide, each year.

Website: www.brook.org.uk

Sexual Health Helpline

The National Sexual Health Helpline provided by Public Health England is open 24 hours.

Telephone: 0300 123 7123

Stop Smoking

Live Well Greenwich

Research shows you are 3 times more likely to quit and stay quit with support. Quit your way today.

Telephone: 0800 471 4831

Text: ‘QUIT’ to 60060

Website: www.livewellgreenwich.org.uk/livingwell/stop-smoking

Quit with help

Everyone has a different reason for quitting, get a personalised Quit Smoking Plan.

Website: www.quitwithhelp.co.uk

Weight Management

The Eatwell Guide

The Eatwell Guide shows how much of what we eat overall should come from each food group to achieve a healthy, balanced diet.

Website: www.nhs.uk/live-well/eat-well/the-eatwell-guide

Am I a Healthy Weight?

Calculate your BMI using this NHS Tool

Website: NHS: BMI Calculator

Slimming World

You’ll find delicious recipe and menu ideas at your local group, along with all the help you need to get started and reach your target weight.

Website: www.slimmingworld.co.uk

Weight Loss Email Support

Sign up for weight loss email support from the NHS website.

Website: www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-weight/sign-up-for-weight-loss-email-support


Meetings, Online or a little bit of both. They’ve got options and support, whatever your lifestyle.

Website: www.weightwatchers.com/uk