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Age UK Personal Alarms

Phone: 0800 011 3846  Website: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/products/mobility-and-independence-at-home/personal-alarms/ (Opens in new window)

 



Centre for Sustainable Energy

Phone: 0800 082 2234  Website: https://www.cse.org.uk/advice (Opens in new window)

 



Check a trade

Tradespeople who have been vetted and had their work monitored.

Phone: 0333 0146 190 Email: contact@checkatrade.com Website: https://www.checkatrade.com/ (Opens in new window)

 



Deane Helpline Community Alarms

Deane Helpline provides Community Alarms to anyone in the Taunton Deane and West Somerset areas for a small weekly fee. These enable people to live independent lives in their own homes and our operators are on duty 24 hours a day ready to answer your call for assistance. In addition our Emergency Response Team can be...

Phone: 01823 257185 Email: lifelinemessages@tauntondeane.gov.uk Website: https://www.tauntondeane.gov.uk/deane-helpline/ (Opens in new window)

 



Doro Mobile Phones

Mobile phones with inbuilt assistance buttons

Website: https://www.doro.co.uk

 



Engage, Furniture Re-Use Store in Minehead

Surplus furniture in good condition? We can find it a new home. Based in the ground floor of Alcombe Village Hall, the Engage Furniture Store offers good quality used furniture at affordable prices. It is mainly aimed at people on low incomes. Prices are kept as low as possible and people on means-tested benefits, and...

Phone: 01643 707484  Website: https://www.engagews.org.uk/index.php?page=furniture-re-use (Opens in new window)



Furnitrust – low cost furniture

Recycle your unwanted household items Don’t add to landfill ! Why throw away unwanted furniture or white goods that are still in good condition, when they could be used by other people ? We can collect your items within the Taunton for free (subject to the items being fit for resale). Furniture Suites, sofas, tables,...

Phone: 01823 253053 Email: info@furnitrust.org.uk Website: https://www.furnitrust.org.uk/

 



Furniture Reuse Details for Somerset

Website link for details of Furniture Reuse Groups in Somerset https://www.somersetwaste.gov.uk/reuse-pass-it-on/

Website: https://www.somersetwaste.gov.uk/reuse-pass-it-on/ (Opens in new window)

 



Handrail Fitter – South Somerset

Contact Bruce Denney for quotes on fitting handrails in your home.

Phone: 07710 433629  

 



Home Security for Victims of Crime

The Be Home Safe scheme is a free referral service giving security to victims of crime and helps vulnerable people to stay safe.

Phone: 101  Website: https://www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/services/home-security-for-victims-of-crime/ (Opens in new window)

 



Independence at Home

Independence at Home is a charity that provides grants to people of all ages who have a physical or learning disability or long term illness and who are in financial need. This financial help enables them to obtain mobility and disability equipment, home adaptations and other essential items to make an immediate, practical and positive...

Phone: 0208 4277929  Website: https://www.independenceathome.org.uk/contact-us.html (Opens in new window)

 



Independent Age

Advice and Support for Older age. Independent Age is an older peoples’ charity based in the UK. It has offices in London, Newcastle and Glasgow, and staff and volunteers based in a number of other UK locations. It is a registered charity in England & Wales and in Scotland. The charity was formerly known as...

Phone: 0800 319 6789  Website: https://www.independentage.org/ (Opens in new window)

 



ITHelp@Home

ITHelp@Home- Is a registered charity working with Housebound people, carers and the elderly in Mendip and South Somerset. ITHelp@Home can help you with free tuition in your own home and can help you learn how to : contact relatives and friends using email, access online services and support group websites, shop online, watch your favourite...

Phone: 07746 307 972 Email: info@ithelpathome.org 

 



Magna Careline West Somerset

Community alarms

Phone: 0800 999 6130  Website: https://www.magna.org.uk/my-community/community-services/careline/ (Opens in new window)

 



Mendip Helpline

Aster Living community alarms

Phone: 0333 4008299  Website: https://www.aster.co.uk/telecare (Opens in new window)

 



Mi Guardian (Personal Pendant Alarm by Millbrook Healthcare)

Mi Guardian (Personal Pendant Alarm by Millbrook Healthcare) Covers Somerset area. Phone 0800 130 0011 or visit mi-guardian.com

Phone: 0800 130 0011  Website: https://mi-guardian.com/ (Opens in new window)

 



Nick Singleton – Gardener

Gardening in Sedgemoor area.

Phone: 01278 671868 

 

 


Rethink Mental Illness (Pathways for Adults)

Mental health and housing support

Email: P4A.East@rethink.org Website: https://www.rethink.org/ (Opens in new window)

 



Sedgemoor Area- Social Housing Tennants

Social Housing Tenants- who want to rent out a room in their home. Sedgemoor Area only. For more information on taking in a lodger, visit www.lodgingscheme.org Contacts: Sedgemoor District Council on 0300 303 7802. email: housing.advice@sedgemoor.gov.uk or benefits@sedgemoor.gov.uk YMCA Somerset Coast, Lodging Scheme Manager: 07813 599065. email: lodgingscheme@ymca-sc.org

Phone: 0300 303 7802  

 



Sedgemoor Lifeline

Community alarms

Phone: 01278 435776  Website: https://www.sedgemoor.gov.uk/lifeline (Opens in new window)

 



Somerset Care and Repair

Home adaptations, repairs and mobility aids

Phone: 01749 345 379 Email: office@somersetcareandrepair.co.uk Website: https://www.somersetcareandrepair.org/ (Opens in new window)

 



South Somerset Careline

Community alarms

Phone: 01935 479815  

 



Taunton’s Priorswood Recycling Centre Reuse Shop

Under slogan buy it or bring it, just don’t bin it, the Reuse Shop at Taunton’s Priorswood recycling centre opened in 2013 to offer furniture, sports equipment, kitchenware and much more at great prices seven days a week 8am-4pm. Find it at the Crown Industrial Estate, Priorswood, Taunton TA2 8QY, or phone 07985 438897 to...

Phone: 07985438897  Website: https://www.somersetwaste.gov.uk/reuse-pass-it-on/ (Opens in new window)

 



trueCall – Call blocking services

A call blocker device which blocks nuisance calls.

Phone: 08000 336 330 Email: Sales@trueCall.co.uk Website: https://www.somersetwaste.gov.uk/reuse-pass-it-on/ (Opens in new window)