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Your spotlight on local services

Local Information & Advice Services

There are a number of organisations in Kingston that specialise in providing information and advice on issues relating to your health, social care and wellbeing needs. We have listed some of the resources we refer to the most here.

If you’re not sure where to start, call Healthwatch Kingston on 0203 326 1255 or email us.


Kingston Voluntary Action’s  Directory

Information about voluntary and community organisations registered with Kingston Voluntary Action



Offer a range of services and projects, both centre-based and in the community, designed to support people's independence and help them stay well.


Kingston Advice Centre

Information and advice giving charity for a range of topics for the local community


Kingston Carer’s Network

supporting over 2,500 adult carers and over 600 young carers in Kingston through a wide range of services.


Kingston Centre for Independent Living

provide a range of services to ensure that disabled people who live, work or study in Kingston are able to lead independent lives. Also provide disability-related advice and information to other interested individuals or organisations.


Mind in Kingston

Local Mind Association affiliated to National Mind.  Provide a range of services to local Mental Health Service Users in the Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames. 



Independent Health Complaints Advocacy for people who wish to make a complaint about treatment provided under the NHS. 


RISE - Recovery Initiative Social Enterprise

RISE is a social enterprise, community interest company, but first and foremost, it is a community. They hold a weekly Community Cafe - open to all which provides free food & drinks, games, poetry and more - every Wednesday 1pm to 4pm.

020 3326 1255


Kingston Quaker Centre
Fairfield East


Healthwatch Kingston upon Thames is managed by the charitable company 'Healthwatch Kingston upon Thames', registered charity no. 115937, company registered in England and Wales no. 08429159