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Action for Stammering Children

The Michael Palin Centre is a team of experienced specialist speech and language therapists working in the field of disorders of fluency, with a range of additional post-graduate qualifications. Members of the team are involved in clinical work with children and adults who stammer, offering a full individual consultation service, specialist therapy packages on an individual or group basis, a range of teaching within our national teaching programme, supervision of generalist and specialist therapists, writing and research.

020 3316 8113

https://actionforstammeringchildren.org/

info@stammeringchildren.org

Michael Palin Centre
13-15 Pine Street
London
Greater London
EC1R 0JG
ACTION ON HEARING LOSS

Action on Hearing Loss is the new name for RNID. We’re working for a world where hearing loss doesn’t limit or label people, where tinnitus is silenced and where people value and look after their hearing.

0808 808 0123 / Textphone 0808 808 9000

http://www.actionhearingloss.org.uk

information@hearingloss.org.uk

1-3 Highbury Station Road
London
Greater London
N1 1SE
AFASIC (UNLOCKING SPEECH AND LANGUAGE)

We have help and support to offer all parents of children with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN). Around 6% of children starting school have SLCN – that’s an average of 2 in every classroom.

Helpline: 0300 666 9410 / (Administration) 020 7490 9410

https://www.afasic.org.uk/

15 Old Ford Road
London
E2 9PJ
AGE UK

Age Concern and Help the Aged are now Age UK. Information and advice for the elderly about benefits, care, age discrimination and computer courses.

0800 169 80 80 / Helpline: 0800 678 1602

http://www.ageuk.org.uk

contact@ageuk.org.uk

Tavis House
1-6 Tavistock Square
London
WC1H 9NA
AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS UK & EIRE

Al-Anon Family Groups provide support to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking, regardless of whether that person is still drinking or not.

020 7593 2070 / Helpline: 0800 0086 811

http://www.al-anonuk.org.uk

57B Great Suffolk Street
London
SE1 0BB
ALCOHOL CHANGE UK

Alcohol Change UK is the leading national charity working on alcohol issues. Our goal is to improve people’s lives through reducing the harm caused by alcohol. We have an ambitious long-term aim to change the drinking culture in this country.

General enquiries: 020 3907 8480 / Drinkline (external): 0300 123 1110

https://alcoholchange.org.uk/

contact@alcoholchange.org.uk

277 Swinton Street
London
Greater London
WC1X 9NW
ALCOHOL FOCUS SCOTLAND

Alcohol Focus Scotland works with a wide range of partners to advocate for evidence-based policy; deliver training and development programmes and provide accurate and accessible information about alcohol to the media, policy-makers, practitioners and the general public.

0141 572 6700 / Drinkline: 0800 7314314

http://www.alcohol-focus-scotland.org.uk

enquiries@alcohol-focus-scotland.org.uk

2nd Floor
166 Buchanan Street
Glasgow
Strathclyde
G1 2LW
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

01904 644026 / Helpline: 0800 9177 650

http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

help@aamail.org

PO Box 1
10 Toft Green
York
Yorkshire
YO1 7NJ
ALZHEIMER'S SOCIETY

Alzheimer's Society is a membership organisation which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

0330 333 0804 / Helpline: 0300 222 1122

http://www.alzheimers.org.uk

43-44 Crutched Friars
London
Greater London
EC3N 2AE
ASBESTOS VICTIMS SUPPORT GROUPS FORUM UK

The Forum is open to all asbestos victims' support groups who work on behalf of asbestos victims. All groups should be independent, not-for-profit organisations or registered charities. They must abide by the Forum constitution, and the Forum Principles which set out minimum standards for groups. Groups are registered in one of three categories defined by the services they provide to asbestos victims. All groups actively support Forum campaigns.

01709 360 672

http://www.asbestosforum.org.uk

The Rain Building
Eastwood Lane
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
S65 1EQ
ASPIRE - ASSOCIATION FOR SPINAL INJURY RESEARCH REHABILITATION AND REINTEGRATION

Aspire provides practical help to people who have been paralysed by Spinal Cord Injury, supporting them from injury to independence.

020 8954 5759

https://www.aspire.org.uk/

info@aspire.org.uk

Wood Lane
Stanmore
Middlesex
HA7 4AP
BACK UP TRUST

Back Up is a national charity that helps people of all ages and backgrounds rebuild their confidence and independence following a spinal cord injury. Our wheelchair skills training, mentoring service and rehabilitative activity courses are all run by people who have a spinal cord injury themselves. Back Up also supports people to overcome the challenges of returning to work or school.

020 8875 1805

http://www.backuptrust.org.uk

admin@backuptrust.org.uk

4 Knightley Walk
London
Greater London
SW18 1GZ
BACKCARE

BackCare aims to significantly reduce the burden of back pain by providing information and education to all people and organisations affected by back pain and to fund scientific research into the causes, prevention and management of back pain.

0208 977 5474

http://www.backcare.org.uk

info@backcare.org.uk

Monkey Puzzle House
69-71 Windmill Lane
Sudbury-on-Thames
Middlesex
TW16 7DT
BEAT

Beat provides helplines, online support and a network of UK-wide self-help groups to help adults and young people in the UK beat their eating disorders

0808 801 0677 / Youthline: 0808 801 0711

http://www.b-eat.co.uk

help@beateatingdisorders.org.uk

Unit 1, Chalk Hill House
Norwich
Norfolk
NR1 1SZ
BIBIC

bibic is a national charity and exists to maximise the potential of children and young people with conditions affecting their social, communication, sensory, motor and learning abilities.

01458 253344

http://www.bibic.org.uk

info@bibic.org.uk

Old Kelways
Somerton Road
Langport
Somerset
TA10 9SJ
BRAIN INJURY REHABILITATION TRUST (BIRT)

The charity leading brain injury rehabilitation across the UK. We offer a range of specialist residential, hospital and community based services for individuals with acquired brain injury, delivering high quality rehabilitation and support for people with complex needs across the UK.

01444 239 123

http://www.birt.co.uk

32 Market Place
Burgess Hill
West Sussex
RH15 9NP
BRAKE

Brake is a UK-wide road safety charity providing emotional support, procedural information and practical help to people seriously injured or bereaved in road crashes, and professionals and carers working with them, through an accredited helpline and support literature.

01484 559 909 / Helpline: 0808 800 0401

http://www.brake.org.uk

PO Box 548
Huddersfield
West Yorkshire
HD1 2XY
BREAST CANCER NOW

We are formed by the merger of Breast Cancer Care and Breast Cancer Now. Our research and care provide support today and hope for the future.

0345 092 0800 / Helpline: 0808 800 6000

https://breastcancernow.org/

info@breastcancernow.org

5th floor Ibex House
42-47 Minories
London
Greater London
EC3N 1DY
BRITISH CHIROPRACTIC ASSOCIATION

The British Chiropractic Association has been at the forefront of supporting and developing the profession for nearly 95 years. As the largest representative body for chiropractors in the UK, our members make up a vibrant and progressive community, supported by our expertise of the chiropractic profession and the wider healthcare environment. The BCA was a founder member of the European Chiropractors Union and the World Federation of Chiropractic.  All BCA members are covered by a high quality professional indemnity insurance and the Association operates a robust professional standards and complaints management process.
 

01506 639 607

http://www.chiropractic-uk.co.uk

enquiries@chiropractic-uk.co.uk

59 Castle Street
Reading
Berkshire
RG1 7SN
BRITISH EPILEPSY ASSOCIATION

Epilepsy Action is the largest member-led epilepsy organisation in Britain, acting as the voice for the UK's estimated 600,000 people with epilepsy, as well as their friends, families, carers, health professionals and the many other people on whose lives the condition has an impact.

0113 210 8800 / Helpline: 0808 800 5050

http://www.epilepsy.org.uk

helpline@epilepsy.org.uk

New Anstey House, Gateway Drive,
Yeadon
Leeds
Yorkshire
LS19 7XY
BRITISH INSTITUTE OF LEARNING DISABILITIES

BILD is the British Institute of Learning Disabilities. We want people with learning disabilities to be valued equally, participate fully in their communities and be treated with dignity and respect.

01214 156960

http://www.bild.org.uk

enquiries@bild.org.uk

BILD
Birmingham Research Park
Edgbaston
Birmingham
BRITISH LUNG FOUNDATION

We’re the only UK charity looking after the nation’s lungs.

Having lung disease brings questions and anxiety about the future.

We don't want anyone to face that alone.

Our helpline, support groups, web community and easy-to-understand information offer vital hope and support.

Helpline: 03000 030 555

https://www.blf.org.uk/

73-75 Goswell Road
London
Greater London
EC1V 7ER
BRITISH RED CROSS

We are a volunteer-led humanitarian organisation that helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. We enable vulnerable people at home and overseas to prepare for and respond to emergencies in their own communities. And when the crisis is over, we help people recover and move on with their lives.

0344 8711111

http://www.redcross.org.uk

contactus@redcross.org.uk

44 Moorfields
London
Greater London
EC2Y 9AL
BRITTLE BONES SOCIETY

Coreen, our Support Development Officer, offers telephone support from Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. If she cannot answer a question she will do her best to find an answer, or signpost you to someone that can. We have various resources available for you, from factsheets that have been approved by NHS healthcare professionals, educational talks from our conferences and events, to hospital packs for children which we can send out on request. Please see our Information and Resources page to access these.

01382 204446

https://brittlebone.org/

bbs@brittlebone.org

Grant Paterson House
30 Guthrie Street
Dundee
Tayside
DD1 5BS
BUSINESS DISABILITY FORUM

Business Disability Forum is a not-for-profit membership organisation that makes it easier and more rewarding to do business with and employ disabled people. By providing pragmatic support, sharing expertise, giving advice, providing training and facilitating networking opportunities, we help organisations become fully accessible to disabled customers and employees. Ultimately, our aim is to transform the life chances – and experience – of disabled people as employees and consumers.

020 7403 3020

enquiries@businessdisabilityforum.org.uk

Nutmeg House
60 Gainsford Street
London
Greater London
SE1 2NY
CALIBRE AUDIO LIBRARY

Calibre Audio Library is a national charity providing a subscription-free service of unabridged audio books for adults and children with sight problems, dyslexia or other disabilities, who cannot read print.

01296 432339

https://www.calibre.org.uk

enquiries@calibre.org.uk

New Road
Weston Turville
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
HP22 5XQ
CAPABILITY SCOTLAND

Capability Scotland campaigns with, and provides education, employment and care services for, disabled children and adults across Scotland

0131 337 9876 / Textphone 0131 346 2529

http://www.capability-scotland.org.uk

Osbourne House
1 Osbourne Terrace
Edinburgh
Lotian
EH12 5HG
CAUDA EQUINA UK

The Cauda Equina Syndrome UK Charity is the UK’s first and only registered charity dedicated to raising awareness and supporting those affected by this often debilitating spinal injury. Our vision is that everyone diagnosed with CES has access to quality information, informed advice and the appropriate level of support. Our mission is to ensure Cauda Equina Syndrome becomes a household name in healthcare organisations across the UK by 2022. The charity was founded in 2012 and currently has one charity shop based in Syston, Leicestershire.

Free Legal Helpline: 0800 987 8554 / General Helpline: 0800 989 0053

https://caudaequinauk.org.uk/

Suite 4
73 High Street
Syston
Leicestershire
LE7 1GQ
CHILD GROWTH FOUNDATION (CGF)

Our mission is to:

  • support children and adults with growth related problems, and their families
  • fund research into potential solutions
  • raise awareness of growth problems
  • educate health professionals in the management of these conditions

Helpline: 0208 995 0257

http://www.childgrowthfoundation.org

info@childgrowthfoundation.org

21 Malvern Drive
Sutton Coldfield
West Midlands
B76 1PZ
CLEFT LIP AND PALATE ASSOCIATION

CLAPA is the only UK-wide voluntary organisation specifically helping those with, and affected by, cleft lip and palate. It is unique. CLAPA was set up in 1979 as a partnership between parents and health professionals. It provides support for new parents, and for people with the condition and their families, from infancy through to adulthood.

02078 334883

http://www.clapa.com

1st Floor Green Man Tower
332B Goswell Road
London
EC1V 7LQ
COELIAC UK

Coeliac UK is the leading charity working for people with coeliac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis (DH). Our mission is to improve the lives of people with coeliac disease through support, campaigning and research.

01494 437278

http://www.coeliac.org.uk

3rd Floor
Apollo Centre
High Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
HP11 2QW
COLOSTOMY UK

We are Colostomy UK. Here if you have questions, need support or just want to talk to someone who lives with a stoma.

Your voice on the bigger issues: advocates for your rights and campaigning to raise awareness of what matters to you; running projects to empower you; building communities to support you.

0118 939 1537 / Helpline: 0800 328 4257

http://www.colostomyassociation.org.uk

info@colostomyuk.org

Enterprise House
95 London Street
Reading
London
RG1 4QA
CoramBAAF

CoramBAAF is an independent membership organisation for professionals, foster carers and adopters, and anyone else working with or looking after children in or from care, or adults who have been affected by adoption. It is a successor organisation to the British Association for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF). But we are not exclusively a member organisation. For those interested in adopting or fostering or who have already fostered or adopted, we offer a range of expert information, including an advice service, training events, conferences and publications.

0207 5200300 / Advice line: 0300 222 5775

http://www.corambaaf.org.uk

advice@corambaaf.org.uk

Coram Campus
41 Brunswick Square
London
Greater London
WC2N 1AF
CROHN'S & COLITIS UK

We fight Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. In fact, Crohn’s & Colitis UK is the leading charity in the battle against these and other forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).

01727 830038 / Helpline: 0300 222 5700

https://www.crohnsandcolitis.org.uk/

info@colostomyuk.org

45 Grosvenor Road
St Albans
Hertfordshire
AL1 3AW
CYSTIC FIBROSIS TRUST

We are working towards a brighter future for everyone with cystic fibrosis (CF) by funding cutting-edge research, driving up standards of care and supporting people with the condition and their loved ones every step of the way.

02083 7951555 / Helpline: 0300 373 1000

https://www.cysticfibrosis.org.uk

enquiries@cysticfibrosis.org.uk

1 Aldgate, 2nd Floor
London
Greater London
BR1 1BY
DIABETES UK

Diabetes UK is the leading charity that cares for, connects with and campaigns on behalf of every person affected by or at risk of diabetes.

0345 123 2399

http://www.diabetes.org.uk

info@diabetes.org.uk

Wells Lawrence House
126 Back Church Lane
London
Greater London
E1 1FH
DISABLED LIVING

We are a charity which provides impartial information and advice about products, equipment and services for disabled adults, children, older people, carers and the professionals who support them. In addition, we support people with bladder and bowel problems through our service, Bladder & Bowel UK.

0161 607 8200

https://www.disabledliving.co.uk/

10 Priestley Road
Worsley
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M28 2LY
DISABLED LIVING FOUNDATION

DLF is a national charity providing impartial advice, information and training on independent living since 1969. It is a founder member of the Information Standard, a certification scheme for health and social care information.

02072 896111 / Helpline: 0300 9990004

http://www.dlf.org.uk

info@dlf.org.uk

Unit1, 34 Chatfield Road
London
Greater London
SW11 3SE
DOWN'S SYNDROME ASSOCIATION

The Down's Syndrome Association (DSA) is the only organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland which supports people with Down's Syndrome at every stage of life.

0333 1212 300

http://www.downs-syndrome.org.uk

Langdon Down Centre
2a Langdon Park
Teddington
Middlesex
TW11 9PS
ENABLE Scotland

ENABLE Scotland is a dynamic charity run by its members. We campaign for a better life for children and adults who have learning disabilities. We support people who have learning disabilities and their families to live, work and take part in their communities. We provide a growing range of person centred services designed to be flexible and adapt to the needs of the people using these services.

03000 200101

http://www.enable.org.uk

enabledirect@enbale.org.uk

Inspire House
3 Renshaw Place
North Lanarkshire
ML1 4UF
ENCEPHALITIS SOCIETY

You are not alone, we are encephalitis experts and can provide the support, advice, information and training you need. Encephalitis is serious and indiscriminate - we must all act now to raise awareness of this devastating condition. 

01653 692 583

http://www.encephalitis.info

32 Castlegate
Malton
North Yorkshire
YO17 7DT
EPILEPSY SCOTLAND

In Scotland 54,000 people live with epilepsy. Children and older people are most at risk of developing this common serious neurological condition but anyone can develop epilepsy at any time, and 8 people a day in Scotland do. We want to make sure the needs of people with epilepsy are met. This is why we campaign for improved healthcare, better information provision and an end to stigma

0141 427 4911 / Helpline: 0808 800 2200

http://www.epilepsyscotland.org.uk

48 Govan Road
Glasgow
G51 1JL
HEADWAY-THE BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION

Headway promotes understanding of all aspects of brain injury and provides information, support and services to survivors, their families and carers.

0115 924 0800 / Helpline 0808 800 2244

http://www.headway.org.uk

enquiries@headway.org.uk

Bradbury House
190 Bagnall Road
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG6 8SF
HEEL & TOE CHILDREN'S CHARITY

We specialise in working with children that have cerebral palsy and other physical disabilities, aged from 9 months to 19 years old. We are based in Durham and work with children throughout the North east, ranging from as far down the country as South Yorkshire, all the way up to Scotland.

0191 386 8606

http://www.heelandtoetherapyservices.co.uk/

40 Front Street
Pelton
Chester-Le-Street
County Durham
DH2 1DE
HIE HELP CENTRE

The HIE Help Center provides information and educational materials to families of children with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) to help them navigate the diagnosis.  Full information can be found at https://hiehelpcenter.org.

00 1 888 329 0122

122 Concord Rd
Bloomfield Hills
Michigan
Michigan
MI 48304
HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE ASSOCIATION

Huntington’s disease, which is often called HD, is an hereditary disorder of the central nervous system. The Huntington’s Disease Association is a UK registered charity which supports people affected by HD. We also provide information and advice to families, friends and healthcare professionals who support Huntington’s disease families.

01513 315444

http://www.hda.org.uk

info@hda.org.uk

Suite 24, Liverpool Science Park IC1,
131 Mount Pleasant,
Liverpool,
Merseyside.
L3 5TF
HYPNOTHERAPY DIRECTORY

Hypnotherapy Directory provides a huge support network of hypnotherapists, enabling visitors to find a hypnotherapist close to them and appropriate for their needs.

0844 803 0242

http://www.hypnotherapy-directory.org.uk

Coliseum
Riverside Way
Camberley
Surrey
GU15 3YL
LAWCARE - SUPPORTING THE LEGAL COMMUNITY

LawCare is a registered charity and was founded in 1997. We have a Board of 10 trustees which oversees the work of a small staff team of six, and over 100 volunteers. We are completely independent of the legal professional bodies. We are funded by contributions from legal professional bodies and donations from individuals and legal practices.

Helpline: 0800 279 6888

PO Box 147
Benfleet
Essex
SS7 3WX
LISTENING BOOKS

Listening Books provides a postal and internet based audiobook service to over 29,000 members who find it difficult to read the printed word in the usual way.

02074 079417

http://www.listening-books.org.uk

info@listening-books.org.uk

12 Lant Street
London
Greater London
SE1 1QH
LUPUS UK

LUPUS UK is the only national registered charity supporting people with systemic lupus and discoid lupus and assisting those approaching diagnosis. We presently have over 5500 Members and a number of Regional Groups around the UK who arrange medical talks, publish local newsletters, set up local occasions and organise fundraising events

01708 731251

http://www.lupusuk.org.uk

headoffice@lupus.org.uk

St James House
Eastern Road
Romford
Essex
RM1 3NH
MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT

One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of us will ever face. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, you’ll want a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way. We provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care. We are Macmillan Cancer Support.

020 7840 7840 / Support line: 0808 808 0000

http://www.macmillan.org.uk

89 Albert Embankment
London
Greater London
SE1 7UQ
MARIE CURIE CANCER CARE

Call the Marie Curie Support Line for practical or clinical information and emotional support if you're living with or caring for someone who has a terminal illness, whatever your situation. Marie Curie Cancer Care is dedicated to providing more and better care for patients and their families through the Marie Curie Nursing Service and its nine hospices.

Support line: 0800 090 2309 / 0800 716 146

http://www.mariecurie.org.uk

supporter.relations@mariecurie.org.uk

89 Albert Embankment
London
SE1 7TP
MENCAP

Mencap works exclusively with and for people with a learning disability, their families and carers. We support people with a learning disability to live their lives as they choose.

Helpline: 0808 808 1111 / 020 7454 0454

http://www.mencap.org.uk

helpline@mencap.org.uk

123 Golden Lane
London
EC1Y 0RT
MENTAL HEALTH FOUNDATION

We are committed to reducing the suffering caused by mental ill health and to help everyone lead mentally healthier lives. We work across all age ranges and all aspects of mental health. We are the charity for everyone’s mental wellbeing.

0207 8031100

http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk

info@mentalhealth-uk.org

Colechurch House
1 London Bridge Walk
London
Greater London
SE1 9QB
MESOTHELIOMA UK

Mesothelioma UK is a national specialist resource centre, specifically for the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma. The charity is dedicated to providing specialist mesothelioma information, support and education, and to improving care and treatment for all UK mesothelioma patients and their carers.

The charity integrates into NHS front line services to ensure specialist mesothelioma nursing is available at the point of need. This is achieved through a growing network of specialist mesothelioma nurses, regionally based in NHS hospitals but funded by Mesothelioma UK.

0800 169 2409

https://www.mesothelioma.uk.com/

info@mesothelioma.uk.com

Unit 116, Greenacres
The Sidings
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE4 3BR
MIGRAINE ACTION ASSOCIATION

Migraine Action is a registered national charity which, for over 50 years, has been providing support to those affected by migraine, whether individuals, families, employers or employees and medical professionals.

0116 275 8317

https://painuk.org/members/charities/migraine-action/

4th Floor
27 East Street
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE1 6NB
MIND NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH

We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. Supportive and reliable information is vital. When you're experiencing a mental health problem, it can change your life. We believe in empowering individuals to understand their condition and the choices available to them.

02085 192122 / 0300 123 3393

http://www.mind.org.uk

supporterservices@mind.org.uk

15-19 Broadway
London
E15 4BQ
MOTABILITY

The Motability Scheme enables disabled people to get mobile by exchanging their mobility allowance to lease a new car, scooter, powered wheelchair or Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV).

0300 456 4566 / 01279 6635999

https://www.motability.co.uk/

Warwick House
Roydon Road
Harlow
Greater London
CM19 5PX
MOTOR NEURONE DISEASE ASSOCIATION

The Motor Neurone Disease Association is the only national charity in England, Wales and Northern Ireland that funds and promotes global research into the disease and provides support for people affected by MND. We are a membership organisation with nearly 8,000 members forming a powerful national and local network that provides information and support alongside fighting for improved services.

Helpline: 0808 802 6262 / 01604 250505

http://www.mndassociation.org

mndconnect@mndassociation.org

David Niven House
10-15 Notre Dame Mews
Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN1 2BG
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY

Around 100,000 people in the UK have MS. It affects two million more. We offer hope for the future by investing millions in research, and help for today through our information, support and campaigning.

02084 380700 / Helpline: 0808 800 8000

http://www.mssociety.org.uk

helpline@mssociety.org.uk

MS National Centre
372 Edgware Road
London
NW2 6ND
MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY UK

The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign is the leading UK charity dedicated to beating muscle-wasting conditions by finding treatments and cures and to improving the lives of everyone affected by them.

Helpline: 0800 652 6352 / 020 7803 4800

https://www.musculardystrophyuk.org

info@musculardystrophyuk.org

61A Great Suffolk Street
London
SE1 0BU
MYAWARE

Myasthenia Gravis is classified as an auto-immune disease. The body's immune system attacks itself weakening the voluntary muscles that control the eyes, the face, throat and limbs and the muscles that help us breath. So if it isn't treated it can be dangerous even life threatening.

01332 290219 / Helpline 0800 919922

https://www.myaware.org

info@myaware.org

The College Business Centre
Uttoxeter New Road
Derby
Derbyshire
DE22 3WZ
NATIONAL ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS SOCIETY (NASS)

The National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society (NASS) is the only registered charity dedicated to the needs of people affected by ankylosing spondylitis (AS) in the UK.

0208 7411515

http://www.nass.co.uk

admin@nass.co.uk

172 King Street
Hammersmith
London
Greater London
TW9 2GW
NATIONAL AUTISTIC SOCIETY

We are the leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism.

Helpline: 0808 800 4104

http://www.autism.org.uk

393 City Road
London
Greater London
EC1V 1NG
NATIONAL BRAIN INJURY CENTRE

St Andrew’s Healthcare provides specialist mental healthcare for people with challenging mental health needs. We are a charity (registered charity number is 1104951) and our surpluses are reinvested in patient care; we have no shareholders or owners to pay dividends to, and we are proud to put people first.

01604 616000

http://www.stah.org

St Andrew's Healthcare
Billing Road
Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN1 5DG
NATIONAL DEAF CHILDREN'S SOCIETY

The National Deaf Children's Society was founded by a handful of parents in London on 15 December 1944. NDCS's mission is to remove the barriers to the achievement of deaf children around the world. We campaign every day to break down barriers faced by deaf children and young people.

Helpline: 0800 800 8880 / 0786 00 22 888 (text)

https://www.ndcs.org.uk/

ndcs@ndcs.org.uk

Ground Floor South, Castle House
37– 45 Paul Street
London
EC2A 4LS
NATIONAL ECZEMA SOCIETY

We are registered as a charity in England and Wales and in Scotland. We are dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with eczema and their carers.

Helpline 0800 089 1122 / 0207 2813553

http://www.eczema.org

helpline@eczema.org

11 Murray Street
London
Greater London
NW1 9RE
NATIONAL SOCIETY FOR PHENYLKETONURIA

Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a rare inherited condition in which there is a build up of phenylalanine in the body. Phenylalanine is a natural substance; it is a building block of protein. The NSPKU exists to help and support people with PKU, their families and carers. It was formed in 1973. The NSPKU actively promotes the care and treatment of PKUs and works closely with medical professionals in the UK.

Helpline 03030 401090 / Text 07983 688664

http://www.nspku.org

info@nspku.org

PO Box 3143
Purley
CR8 9DD
NEUROKINEX

We are a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to providing activity based rehabilitation for people living with partial weakness or complete paralysis.

0300 777 7188

https://neurokinex.org/

info@neurokinex.org

Axis 2
Rhodes Way
Watford
Hertfordshire
WD24 4YW
PARKINSON'S UK

We're the Parkinson's charity that drives better care, treatments and quality of life. Because we're here, no one has to face Parkinson's alone.

Helpline 0808 800 03

https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/

hello@parkinsons.org.uk

215 Vauxhall Bridge Road
London
PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND

We exist to protect and improve the nation's health and wellbeing, and reduce health inequalities.

We are responsible for:

  • making the public healthier and reducing differences between the health of different groups by promoting healthier lifestyles, advising government and supporting action by local government, the NHS and the public
  • protecting the nation from public health hazards
  • preparing for and responding to public health emergencies
  • improving the health of the whole population by sharing our information and expertise, and identifying and preparing for future public health challenges
  • supporting local authorities and the NHS to plan and provide health and social care services such as immunisation and screening programmes, and to develop the public health system and its specialist workforce
  • researching, collecting and analysing data to improve our understanding of public health challenges, and come up with answers to public health problems

020 7654 8000 / 111

http://www.hpa.org.uk

enquiries@phe.gov.uk

Wellington House
133-155 Waterloo Road
London
SE1 8UG
RETHINK

We help millions of people affected by mental illness by challenging attitudes, changing lives. Today we directly support almost 60,000 people every year across England to get through crises, to live independently and to realise they are not alone. And we change attitudes and policy for millions.

0300 5000 927

http://www.rethink.org

89 Albert Embankment
London
SE1 7TP
ROYAL NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF BLIND PEOPLE

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is the leading charity offering information, support and advice to almost two million people with sight loss.

Helpline: 0303 123 9999

http://www.rnib.org.uk

helpline@rnib.org.uk

105 Judd Street
London
Greater London
WC1H 9NE
ROYAL OSTEOPOROSIS SOCIETY

The National Osteoporosis Society is the only UK wide charity dedicated to improving the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of osteoporosis and fragility fractures

Helpline: 0808 800 0035

https://theros.org.uk/

Manor Farm, Skinners Hill,
Camerton,
Bath.
BA2 0PJ
ROYAL SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF ACCIDENTS

We are a registered charity and have been at the heart of accident prevention in the UK and around the world for almost 100 years. We promote safety and the prevention of accidents at work, at leisure, on the road, in the home and through safety education.

0121 248 2000

https://www.rospa.com/

help@rospa.com

RoSPA House, 28 Calthorpe Road,
Edgbaston,
Birmingham,
West Midlands,
B15 1RP
SBA THE SOLICITORS CHARITY

SBA The Solicitors’ Charity is an independent charity working for solicitors both past and present and their families. Every year we help hundreds of people of all ages who are in serious financial need as a result of illness, accident, redundancy or other adversity.

We determine ‘serious financial need’ by using research produced by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s ‘Minimum Income Standard’.

We provide grants and interest-free loans (usually secured), support with career transition and access to bespoke personal insolvency advice.

020 8675 6440

http://www.sba.org.uk/

1 Jaggard Way
Wandsworth Common
London
SW12 8SG
SCOPE

We're Scope, the disability equality charity in England and Wales. We provide practical information and emotional support when it's most needed, and campaign relentlessly to create a fairer society.

0808 800 3333

http://www.scope.org.uk

helpline@scope.org.uk

6 Market Road
London
Greater London
N7 9PW
SENSE

Sense is a national charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind. We were established out of a family support group that was started in 1955 by parents whose children were born with rubella, and the experience, skills and views of families remain central to our work.

0300 330 9256

https://www.sense.org.uk

info@sense.org.uk

101 Pentonville Road
London
N1 9LG
SENSE SCOTLAND

Sense Scotland was formalised as a charity in 1985. It grew quickly, from its beginings as a small group of families pressing for services for their children, who were affected by deafblindness, many because of maternal rubella. Since then, the organisation has gone on to successfully support thousands of disabled people and their families, in thousands of projects and services, throughout Scotland.

0300 330 9292

http://www.sensescotland.org.uk

info@sensescotland.org.uk

43 Middlesex Street
Kinning Park
Glasgow
G41 1EE
SPINA BIFIDA HYDROCEPHALUS SCOTLAND

Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland provide a lifetime of commitment and support to all those living with the complex, lifelong disabilities of spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus.

03455 211 811 / Helpline 0845 111112

https://www.sbhscotland.org.uk/

mail@sbhscotland.org.uk

The Dan Young Building
6 Craighalbert Way, Dullatur
Glasgow
North Lanarkshire
G68 0LS
SPINA BIFIDA, HYDROCEPHALUS, INFORMATION, NETWORKING EQUALITY (SHINE)

SHINE is a registered charity which helps families and individuals affected by spina bifida and hydrocephalus. Europe's largest organisation dedicated to supporting individuals and families as they face the challenges arising from spina bifida and hydrocephalus.

01733 555988

https://www.shinecharity.org.uk

firstcontact@shinecharity.org.uk

42 Park Road
Peterborough
PE1 2UQ
SPINAL INJURIES ASSOCIATION

We are the Spinal Injuries Association (SIA), the leading national user-led charity for spinal cord injured (SCI) people. Being a user led organisation, we are well placed to understand the everyday needs of living with an injury. We are here to meet those needs, by providing key services to share information and experience, and to campaign for change, ensuring each person can lead a full and active life. We are here to support you from the moment your spinal cord injury happens, and for the rest of your life.

Freephone Advice Line: 0800 980 0501 / 01908 604191

https://www.spinal.co.uk/

sia@spinal.co.uk

SIA House, 2 Trueman Place
Oldbrook
Milton Keynes
Buckinghamshire
MK6 2HH
SPINAL INJURIES SCOTLAND

Spinal Injuries Scotland is the national voluntary organisation concerned with new and long-term spinal cord injured people, their relatives and friends, along with those involved in the management, care and rehabilitation of the injury.

01414 277686 / Helpline 0800 013 2305

https://www.sisonline.org

info@sisonline.org

Fullarton Court, Unit C
11 Drumhead Place
Glasgow
G32 8EY
STAMMA

BSA is the national organisation for adults and children who stammer, run by people who stammer.

020 8983 1003 / Helpline 020 8880 6590

https://www.stamma.org

info@stammering.org

15 Old Ford Road
London
E2 9PJ
STANDING START TRUST

Standing Start Trust was established in 2010 and is focused on supporting individuals who wish to partake in rehabilitation programmes for people with neurological conditions and provides grants to research bodies principally in the areas of exercise and wellbeing. Since its inception the Trust has helped numerous clients gain access to rehabilitation that would have otherwise been unaffordable. It has also helped fund equipment for rehabilitation centres and supported research with financial grants. 

http://www.standingstarttrust.co.uk/

trustees@standingstarttrust.co.uk

STROKE ASSOCIATION

The Stroke Association is the UK’s leading charity dedicated to conquering stroke. We believe in life after stroke. That’s why we support stroke survivors to make the best recovery they can. It’s why we campaign for better stroke care. And it’s why we fund research into finding new treatments and ways of preventing stroke.

We’re here to help stroke survivors and their families cope with the practical and emotional impact of stroke.

Together we can conquer stroke.

Helpline 0303 3033 100 / 020 7566 0300

https://www.stroke.org.uk

helpline@stroke.org.uk

Stroke Association House
240 City Road
London
EC1V 2PR
SUE RYDER CARE

Sue Ryder supports people through the most difficult times of their lives. For over 65 years our doctors, nurses and carers have given people the compassion and expert care they need to help them live the best life they possibly can.

0808 164 4572

https://www.sueryder.org/

Hickleton Hall
Hickleton
Doncaster
DN5 7JX
THE CARE QUALITY COMMISSION

We're the independent regulator of health and adult social care in England. We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage care services to improve.

03000 616161

https://www.cqc.org.uk

enquiries@cqc.org.uk

City Gate
Gallowgate
Tayside
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
NE1 4PA
THE CHILDRENS TRUST

The Children's Trust is the UK's leading charity for children with brain injury. We deliver rehabilitation, education and community services through skilled teams who work with children and young people, and their families. Our ambition is for all children with brain injury and neurodisability to have the opportunity to live the best life possible.

01737 365 000

https://www.thechildrenstrust.org.uk/

enquiries@thechildrenstrust.org.uk

Tadworth Court
Tadworth
Surrey
KT20 5RU
THE DISABILITIES TRUST

The Disabilities Trust is a leading national charity providing specialist community-based and residential support for adults with acquired brain injury, complex physical or learning disabilities and for people with autism, including education. People are at the heart of everything we do and our services across the country include purpose-built residential accommodation, community-based housing, respite care, special education and community enabling services to maximise each individual's independence.

01444 239123

https://www.thedtgroup.org/

info@thedtgroup.org

32 Market Place
Market Place
Burgess Hill
West Sussex
RH15 9NP
THE HAEMOPHILIA SOCIETY

The Haemophilia Society is the only national and independent charity for all people affected by bleeding disorders. We are led by affected people and work in close partnership with the NHS. We provide information and support for everyone affected by a bleeding disorder and represent their interests. 23,700 people in the UK are currently diagnosed with a bleeding disorder. We were formed by our local groups in 1950 and have been working raise the awareness of bleeding disorder ever since. Membership is free so that it is as easy as possible to get involved.

0207 939 0780

http://www.haemophilia.org.uk

Info@haemophilla.org.uk

WIlcox House
140-148 Borough High Street
London
Greater London
SE1 1LB
THE INSPIRE FOUNDATION

We are a unique and specialist charity intent on raising funds with which to research quality of life issues for those who have suffered spinal cord injuries (SCI).

01722 336262 ext 2465

https://www.inspire-foundation.org.uk/

Spinal Treatment Centre
Salisbury District Hospital
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP2 8BJ
THE LULLABY TRUST

The Lullaby Trust raises awareness of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), provides expert advice on safer sleep for babies and offers emotional support for bereaved families.

0808 802 6869 / 020 7802 3200

https://www.lullabytrust.org.uk

support@lullabytrust.org.uk

Audley House
13 Palace Street
London
SW1E 5HX
THE ME ASSOCIATON

We provide information, support and practical advice for people, families and carers affected by M.E. (Myalgic Encephalopathy), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome (PVFS). We also fund and support research, and offer education and training. We are the oldest established ME/CFS charity funding only biomedical research into the illness.

01280 818964 / Helpline: 0344 576 5326

http://www.meassociation.org.uk

7 Apollo Office Court
Radclive Road
Gawcott
Buckinghamshire
MK18 4DF
THE MONEY ADVICE SERVICE

The Money Advice Service helps people manage their money. We do this directly through our own free and impartial advice service. We also work in partnership with other organisations to help people make the most of their money. We are an independent service, set up by government.

The Money Advice Service can help you with choosing the right care services, support for carers and paying for the cost of care.

0800 138 7777 English

https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en

THE OUTSIDERS CLUB

Outsiders is a social, peer support and dating club, run by and for socially and physically disabled people. Our members have a wide range of impairments, including visual and hearing impairment. They tell us only other disabled people really understand them, so make the best partners. All new members are vetted by experienced volunteers.

07410 544318 / 07872 681 982

http://www.outsiders.org.uk/outsidersclub/

info@outsiders.org.uk

WestEnd
Redwood Farm
Barrow Gurney
AVON
BS48 3RE
THE PAGET'S ASSOCIATION

The Paget’s Association is the only UK charity to focus solely on Paget’s disease of bone. It acts as a resource for those with the condition, the public and health professionals, offering high quality information and support when necessary.

Nurse Helpline: 07713 568 197 / General info: 0161 799 4646

https://www.paget.org.uk/

SUITE 5, MOORFIELD HOUSE
MOORSIDE ROAD
MANCHESTER
M27 0EW
THE PSORIASIS ASSOCIATION

The Psoriasis Association is the leading national charity and membership organisation for people affected by psoriasis – patients, families, carers and health professionals- in the UK.

Helpline: 01604 251 620 / WhatsApp: 07387 716 439

https://www.psoriasis-association.org.uk

mail@psoriasis-association.org.uk

Dick Coles House
2 Queensbridge
Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN4 7BF
THE TALKING TRUST

St Mary’s School and College is a non-maintained special school based on the south coast of England in Bexhill, East Sussex and we currently cater for both  residential and day pupils aged  7 to 19. Since 1922, it has been our mission to ensure that children with Speech, Language and Communication needs and additional special difficulties receive the integrated support they need to enable them to achieve their potential and take their place in the community. Many of our pupils have autism, PDA and a range of additional needs. 

01424 730740

St Marys
Wrestwood Road
Beckshill on Sea
East Sussex
TN40 2LU
TRELOAR TRUST

The Treloar Trust provides education, care, therapy, medical support and independence training to young people with physical disabilities from all over the UK and overseas. Our aim is to prepare these young people for adult life, giving them the confidence and skills to achieve their full potential.

01420 526 526

https://www.treloar.org.uk/

info@treloar.org.uk

Powell Drive, Holybourne
Alton
Hampshire
GU34 4JX
TUBEROUS SCLEROSIS ASSOCIATION

 The TSA is a registered charity. The TSA has 3 main objectives:

  • To support individuals affected by TSC, together with their families or carers
  • To encourage and support research into the causes and management of TSC
  • To provide education and information.

0300 222 5737

http://www.tuberous-sclerosis.org

admin@tuberous-sclerosis.org

Unit 93
Containerville
London
Greater London
E2 9DT
TWINS & MULTIPLE BIRTHS ASSOCIATION (TAMBA)

Tamba - The Twins and Multiple Births Association (Tamba) is a registered charity set up by parents of twins, triplets and higher multiples and interested professionals. Our campaigns, research and support services directly help thousands of parents and professionals meet the unique challenges that multiple birth families face.

01252 332 344 / 0800 138 0509

https://www.tamba.org.uk/

enquiries@tamba.org.uk

Manor House
Church Hill
Aldershot
Hants
GU12 4JU
UK ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY FORUM (UKABIF)

UKABIF is a charity which aims to promote better understanding of all aspects of Acquired Brain Injury; to educate, inform and provide networking opportunities for professionals, service providers, planners and policy makers and to campaign for better services in the UK.

0345 608 0788

http://www.ukabif.org.uk

info@ukabif.org.uk

Box 2539, Kemp House
152-160 City Road
London
Greater London
EC1V 2NX
VERSUS ARTHRITIS

Arthritis Care exists to support people with arthritis. We are the UK’s largest charity working with and for all people who have arthritis. We are a user led charity which means people with arthritis are at the heart of our work – they form our membership, are involved in all of our activities and direct what we do.

0300 790 0400 / Helpline 0808 800 4050

http://www.arthritiscare.org.uk

enquiries@arthritisresearchuk.org

Copeman House
St Mary's Court
Chesterfield
S41 7TD
VICTIM SUPPORT

If you’ve been affected by crime, we can give you the support you need to move forward. Our services are free, confidential and available to anyone in England and Wales, regardless of whether the crime has been reported or how long ago it happened. Choose from a number of ways to contact us.

020 7268 0200 / 0808 168 9111 free support line

https://www.victimsupport.org.uk

Victim Support (National Centre)
2nd Floor, Whitecross Studios
London
London
EC1Y 8ST