Southwark Carers closes at 12pm today

Today is the Southwark Carers staff Christmas meal and that means the office will be closing at 12pm.

We apologise for any inconvenience in advance and we will be back to pick up any messages on our return. If there is an enquiry that isn’t urgent then you can leave a message on our answering machine on 02077084497 or email

For social care emergencies relating to an adult, please call Southwark Contact Adult Social Care on 02075253324. For social care emergencies relating to a child, please call Children’s Social Care on 02075251921. In an emergency that requires immediate attention the emergency services on 999.


We are aiming to sort out all outstanding respite calls for the weekend and for Monday/Tuesday next week. If there are any left unconfirmed by the respite agency we will inform carers with bookings and give them the relevant number to enquire directly with the agency. In the unlikely event you do not receive a call and you have no information about a respite booking for the weekend/early next week, here are some numbers for the most common agencies we use. If you do not know the agency you use, the most common ones we refer people to are London Care and Thames Homecare.

London Care – 02072320718

Thames Homecare – 02077015161

Medacs Healthcare – 02086863842

MiHomecare – 02076352241

CareOLine – 02086567888

Brook Street – 02086498333

Advantage Healthcare Group – 02082561990


Find us

Southwark Carers
3rd Floor, Walworth Methodist Church,
54 Camberwell Road, London, SE5 0EW
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Contact us

020 7708 4497

Find us

Nearest tube: Elephant & Castle underground station (Northern and Bakerloo lines).

Nearest Railway Station: Elephant & Castle

Buses from Elephant and Castle: ask bus driver for Burgess Park. Bus numbers: 12, 171, 148, 176, 68, 484, 42, 40, 45