Greenwich

Help for people with learning disabilities

Community Learning Disability Team

If you are affected by a learning disability and find it hard to cope in your day-to-day life, there are services to help you.

You may benefit from support with daily tasks such as:

  • making meals
  • washing
  • dressing and shopping.

These services are able to help you live as independently as you can and in a way that suits you.

Speak to a duty worker

The Community Learning Disability Team operates a duty service every day. If you would like to speak to a duty worker, please call 020 8921 4860.

Opening hours for duty worker:

  • Monday to Thursday, 10am to 5pm
  • Friday, 10am to 4pm.

Keeping safe

If you are an adult living in Greenwich and have trouble protecting yourself from abuse or harm, the Royal Borough has a responsibility to prevent you from being abused or mistreated.

If you or anyone else feels that you are not being treated properly, you should call 020 8921 2304.

Transforming care - learnin​g disability and autism​​

NHS England have published a national plan to develop community services for people with a learning disability and/or autism and who display challenging behaviour. This includes those with a mental health condition.

Read more about the national plan (NHS Greenwich Clinical Commissioning Group website)

Contact the Community Learning Disability Team

The Woolwich Centre,
Wellington Street,
Woolwich SE18 6HQ

020 8921 4860

020 8921 4888

Contact Adult Social Care

020 8921 2304

020 8921 3392