Dear Carer,

When the services for the person you care for are changed your local authority and the NHS have a duty to involve you and the person you care for in deciding how to meet your needs. [Guidance to the Care Act 2014; Section 5, paragraph 5.9]

Here are some national and local resources that you may find useful:

Family Carer Support Service Helpline Home Farm Trust
0808 801 0448 (9am-4pm Mon-Thur) familycarersupport@hft.org.uk

Learning Disability Helpline Royal Mencap Society
0808 808 111 (9am-3pm Mon-Fri) helpline@mencap.org.uk

Carers UK
0808 808 7777 (10am-4pm Mon & Tues) info@carersuk.org

DASL (Disability Advice Service Lambeth), 336 Brixton Road SW9 7AA
0207 738 5656 www.disabilitylambeth.org.uk

People First (Self Advocacy), for people with LD, 336 Brixton Rd SW9
0207 274 5484 info@peoplefirstltd.com

Carers Hub Lambeth, 336 Brixton Road SW9 7AA 0207 501 8970
Andy Liew, Peer Support Officer for Learning Disabilities Carers
0207 501 8971 (Mon-Weds) andy@carershub.org.uk

Southwark Carers, 54 Camberwell Road, London SE5 0EN
0207 708 4497 info@southwarkcarers.org.uk

Autism Helpline National Autistic Society
0808 800 4104 (10am-4pm Mon-Thu; 9am-3pm Fri) www.autism.org.uk

Asperger London Area Group (ALAG)
07435 560 568 info@alag.org.uk