Signposting to relevant services

After completing MECC training

Once you have completed the training, the Public Health England MECC Link offers details of local and national services which can be used during or after a conversation with residents. 

For any general queries, please email MECC Training Enquiries at mecc@wandsworth.gov.uk

Please also see below for additional localised information on MECC related subjects:

Active travel

Healthy walks

Walk Wandsworth operates from five different locations in the borough.

Cycling provision

Dr Bike sessions (maintenance checks), bike maintenance lessons, cycle training and led rides.

Find out more about cycling in Wandsworth.

Cycle parking

On street cycle parking and secure bikehangars for local residents.

Electric vehicles

Electric vehicle charging points to support the use of less polluting vehicles.

Coronavirus Support

Volunteer Shopping service (Generate)

Paid for food deliveries. For anyone self-isolating, who can afford to pay for their shopping but can’t leave home to get it, and doesn’t have friends or family to help.

To find out more email amy.ferguson@generate-uk.org

Age UK Wandsworth - Online food shopping service

Paid for food deliveries, supporting clients through online shopping support service.

For more details send an email at Catherine.waters@ageukwandsworth.org.uk

Dementia Awareness

Alzheimer's Society Dementia Support Service

Regular weekly calls to people with dementia and their carers who need support. Information can be sent by email or post.

Contact Alzheimer's Society by:

Loneliness and isolation

Age UK Wandsworth

Be-A-Friend is a telephone service for over 65’s.

For more details contact Melanie Lawrie by:

Hestia Age Activity Centre

Telephone outreach service for over 60’s.

For more details contact Jacqui Clack by:

The Furzedown Project

Telephone befriending service for over 60’s living in Furzedown, Tooting and Graveny.

Call 020 8677 4283 for more details.

Mental Health

Good Thinking

Online resource to help your mental health.

Zero Suicide Alliance

Online training providing a better understanding of the signs to look out for, and the skills required to approach someone who is struggling with suicidal thoughts.

Mental Health First Aid

Online mental health training.

Wandsworth Wellbeing Hub

Free and impartial NHS service which aims to help patients and the public to find organisations and services to support their health and wellbeing needs

For more details:

Wandsworth Social Prescribing Service

Supporting GP practices to help the most vulnerable residents, with Link Workers connecting them to the most appropriate support. GP referrals only.

Talk Wandsworth

Talk Wandsworth provides free confidential help for problems such as stress, worry and low mood.

Older peoples services

Age UK Wandsworth

Age UK Wandsworth is offering:

  • Active chat: a chat and gentle chair-based exercise
  • Be-A-Friend telephone service for over 65’s

For more details contact Age UK by:

Hestia Age Activity Centre

Telephone outreach service, five days a week, plus befriending and advice service and emergency food supplies.

For more details contact Jacqui Clack by:

The Furzedown Project

Telephone befriending service for over 60’s living in Furzedown, Tooting and Graveny.

For more details about the project call 020 8677 4283.

Unpaid Carers

Wandsworth Carer's Centre

Wandsworth Carer's Centre provides information, advice and advocacy, as well as access to peer support and companionship. Also, online resources are available to support unpaid carers.

Contact Wandsworth Carer's Centre: