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My Home Listings
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.
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...
Doro Mobile Phones
Mobile phones with inbuilt assistance buttons
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)
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,...
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)
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- 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Magna Careline West Somerset
Phone: 0800 999 6130 Website: https://www.magna.org.uk/my-community/community-services/careline/ (Opens in new window)
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: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org YMCA Somerset Coast, Lodging Scheme Manager: 07813 599065. email: email@example.com
Phone: 0300 303 7802
Phone: 01278 435776 Website: https://www.sedgemoor.gov.uk/lifeline (Opens in new window)
Home adaptations, repairs and mobility aids
South Somerset Careline
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)