Useful Contacts

Useful Contacts

This list is by no means exhaustive, and we cannot vouch for each contact individually. Other companies can be found online or in your phone book.

For the local retailers list, click here.

For the local hire list, click here.

For the list of organisations offering benefits advice, click here.

For the list of wheelchair accessible taxis, click here.

Adult Social Care 0300 4560111

The first point of contact for advice and information about adult social care services for people in Wiltshire.

Citizens Advice Wiltshire 03444 111 444

Helping people resolve their legal, money, and other issues, by providing the advice and information they need for the problems they face, and by campaigning to improve the policies and practices that affect their lives.

Wiltshire Wheelchair Service 01225 899130

Providing loan wheelchairs and specialist supportive seating to people of all ages who have a long-term mobility need.

Age UK Wiltshire 01380 727767

Offering information & advice, social & friendship help, products & services, and health & wellbeing guidance to those over 50 in Wiltshire.

Hearing and Vision Team 01380 731437

Providing help for people experiencing the effects of vision and/or hearing loss, whether from birth or acquired in later life.  They provide a wide range of specialist services, and will assess your situation and decide how best to meet your needs.

Wiltshire Sight 01380 723682

An independent charity supporting people living with sight loss in Wiltshire and Swindon, offering information, advice and guidance, as well as giving people practical and emotional support to help them in their daily lives.

Action on Hearing Loss 01722 580014

The largest UK charity helping people confronting deafness, tinnitus, and hearing loss, to live the life they choose and remove the barriers in their way, giving people support and care, developing technology and treatments, and campaigning for equality.

Alzheimer’s Support 01225 776481

Providing a range of practical services to enhance life and promote independence, for those living with dementia at home in East and West Wiltshire, and for their family/carers.

Parkinson’s UK 0808 800 0303

Providing expert information on every aspect of Parkinson’s so that people affected by the condition can stay in control of their lives.

Stroke Association 01722 329053

The UK’s leading stroke charity changing the world for people affected by stroke.

Manage@home 0800 910 1864

An online shop specialising in home care products such as mobility aids and disability equipment. Their range of products are designed to promote independence at home and manage daily living more easily.

Aster Living 0333 400 8299

Offering a range of services to help people live their lives as independently as possible, including wearable alarms, house adaptations, and help on returning home from the hospital.

1st Choice Stairlifts 01249 814528

A Calne based family run business, offering fitting and servicing of stairlifts, with a showroom available to try before you buy.

Carer Support Wiltshire 01380 871690

Helping carers to access support, services, education and training, and breaks from their caring role.

Wiltshire People 1st 01380 871900

A disabled people’s Self Advocacy organisation, with a Management Committee made up of people with learning difficulties, working to make sure those with learning difficulties in Wiltshire have a voice and are treated fairly and included.

Wiltshire and Swindon Users Network 01380 871800

Formed by people who use health and social services, to promote user involvement and support people to have a voice.

Abdcare 0800 072 86 36

A managed, branded division within Awdry Bailey & Douglas Solicitors, specialising in advising and assisting people with elderly care issues.

Wiltshire Link 01380 722241

Voluntary groups offering low-level transport support – e.g. shopping, medical appointments – to local people who have difficulty getting out and about due to a disability.

Mobility and Driving Centre 0117 965 9353

Based in Bristol, offering wheelchair/scooter assessments, and advice on equipment to get you in and out of the car. Swindon is within their catchment area (last checked November 2016).

Wiltshire Mind 01225 706532

Providing a safe, friendly place where anyone with mental health issues can find support and friendship, as well as the option to take part in activities such as art, and dance.

Wiltshire Parent Carer Council 01225 764 647

Improving local services for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities.

Wiltshire CIL 01380 725400

An organisation managed by disabled people, committed to helping those with sensory and physical impairments, older people, people with learning difficulties, and people who use mental health services, to achieve control and equal rights.

Rethink Advocacy 0300 5000 927

Supporting those who are vulnerable or need help to make informed decisions, to secure the rights and services to which they are entitled.

Sirona Care and Health 01225 831400

A  Community Interest Company providing a range of children and adult health services and adult social care services, across Bath, South Gloucestershire, Bristol, Wiltshire and Somerset.

Wiltshire Bobby Van 01380 861155

Improving security and awareness in domestic premises occupied by the elderly, vulnerable or disadvantaged, to prevent fire, burglary, hate crime and domestic abuse.

Dressability 01793 512878

Providing a low cost clothing adaptation and alteration service to people with physical disabilities, learning difficulties, and the elderly.

Selwood Housing 01225 715715

A not-for-profit housing association with over 6,000 homes available for renting at affordable prices in Wiltshire and Somerset. They are also Wiltshire’s largest landlord of care homes for people with physical disabilities, mental ill health and learning difficulties.

Wiltshire Farm Foods 0800 077 3100

Delicious ready meals and desserts delivered direct to your home.

Oakhouse Foods 0333 370 6700

Delicious ready meals and desserts delivered direct to your home.

Wellbeing Options

A free resource providing local information to support you to live a full and independent life in Bath and North East Somerset.