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ACAS – South Eastern Region
Adults – Care and support Wokingham
Advocacy services seAp Advocacy services
AgeUK Offices

Alcohol

Support for families Al-Anon
Alcohol Concern
Alcoholics Anonymous Berkshire
Alcoholics Anonymous UK
UKAT – UK Addiction Treatment Centres
rehab4addiction – Drug & Alcohol Rehab in Berkshire

ARC Counselling service
The Ark Trust

B

Bereavement care
Berkshire Carers Service
Berkshire Counselling Service
Berkshire Credit Union
Berkshire Women’s Aid

C

Care and Nursing Homes – rated by Care Quality Commission
Charities

Berkshire Nurses and Relief in Sickness Trust
The Earley Charity
Register of Charities – to search for a charity

CIRDIC centre Churches in Reading Drop in Centre
Berkshire Coroner

Churches

St Sebastian’s (Wokingham/Crowthorne)

Counselling

Counselling Directory to find a counsellor locally

Courts

Find the right court or tribunal search from GOV.UK
Reading County Court and Family Court
Reading Crown Court
Reading Magistrates’ Court and Family Court

D

Drug addiction

UKAT – UK Addiction Treatment Centres
rehab4addiction – Drug & Alcohol Rehab in Berkshire

E

Earley Town Council

Emergency Accommodation

Salvation Army
Find your local YMCA

Employment Tribunal Offices

F

Families

Families and children – Wokingham Borough Council

Fifty Plus information

From Age UK Berkshire
From Earley Charity

Financial Advisers

Find a qualified member of the Personal Finance Society
Find an Independent Financial Adviser using Unbiased.co.uk

Floating Support – Wokingham (Transform Housing & Support)
Forced Marriage Unit

Furniture re-use

Christian Community Action – Reading
Furniture Re-use Network
Thames Hospice – Home Studio Windsor

G

Gamblers Anonymous

H

Health and Well Being Board (Wokingham Borough Council)

Healthwatch

Healthwatch England – Find your local Healthwatch
Healthwatch Wokingham Borough

HMRC – Revenue and Customs Services and Information

Homelessness

Homelessness Wokingham Borough Council
Homelessness support from Transform Housing and Support
Homelessness advice from Shelter
Homelessness factsheets from National Homelessness Advice service
See also Emergency accommodation

Hospitals

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Wokingham Hospital
Private hospitals and clinics near Wokingham

Housing Associations

Thames Valley housing

Hypnotherapy

Hypnotherapists in and near Wokingham

I

Immigration

Immigration Law Practitioner’s Association
Refugee Council

Insolvency Contact an official receiver

J

Job Seeking

Contact Job Centre Plus
Find your nearest Job Centre Plus
Wokingham Job Support Centre

K

L

Law Society – Find a solicitor
Land Registry – Offices
Legal aid from GOV.UK

M

Mediation

Berkshire Family Mediation
Thames Valley Family Mediation
West Berks – Resolve

Mind in your area
Wokingham Borough MPs

N

NHS

Find all local NHS services via NHS choices
Patient Advice and Liaison Service – (PALS) – Find your local PALS
Wokingham Clinical Commissioning Group

Find a Notary

O

P

Pensions – The Pension Service
Probate – Oxford Office
Inheritance Tax and Probate helpline from GOV.UK

Parish Councils – Wokingham Borough

Arborfield and Newland Parish Council
Barkham Parish Council
Charvil Parish Council
Finchampstead Parish Council
Remenham Parish Council
Ruscombe Parish Council
Shinfield Parish Council
Sonning Parish Council
St Nicholas Hurst Parish Council
Swallowfield Parish Council
Twyford Parish Council
Wargrave Parish Council
Winnersh Parish Council
Wokingham Without Parish Council

Q

R

Readibus – Dial a ride bus service for people with restricted mobility around Reading
Reading Community Welfare Rights Unit
Rubbish & Re-cycling Wokingham Borough Council
Relate Berkshire
Royal British Legion Berkshire

S

Salvation Army
Samaritans Branches
seAp advocacy independent and confidential advocacy services
Shelter The housing and homelessness charity

Social Services

For adults in Wokingham
For children in Wokingham

Substance Abuse

Narcotics Anonymous
SMART – Wokingham Borough Substance Misuse Recovery Service
Talk to Frank Confidential drugs advice
Childline Drug support

T

Taxaid help with a tax problem if HMRC can’t sort it out
Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce
Thames Valley Housing

Thames Valley Police

Domestic Abuse Protecting yourself and others
Wokingham Town Police neighbourhood
Finchampstead Police neighbourhood

Town Councils – Wokingham Borough

Earley Town Council
Wokingham Town Council
Woodley Town Council

Twyford – Information Britain

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V

Victim Support
Citizens Advice Witness Service

W

Wokingham

Wokingham Area Access Group – local disability access guide
Wokingham News & and consultation from council
Wokingham Services Directory search – for families or vulnerable adults
Welcome to Wokingham Booklet for newly arrived families from abroad
The Wokingham Paper
getreading web news

Wokingham Borough Council
Wokingham Town Council
Woodley Town Council

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YMCA


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