We know how hard it can be to find the support you need sometimes, so we have put together a directory of organisations in UK that might be able to support you. Happy searching...
Action for People has put together this directory for individuals and families to use to help signpost you to information you may need or may be looking for, we know how hard it is to find support sometimes so we have put key organisations and topics you might be looking for support on in one place. This directory is for public use and is updated monthly. All information, advice and resources that are published here are in no way affiliated with Action for People please read our DIRECTORY DISCLAIMER
We hope you find this directory useful, put a key word in the search facility or you can use the directory categories to search for what you are looking for.
If there is a listing you would like to add here or amend, please contact us
- Addiction (8)
- ADHD (3)
- Adoption (2)
- Alcohol (9)
- Asthma (7)
- Autism/ Asperger Syndrome (5)
- Bereavement (18)
- Blind/Visually Impaired (1)
- BME Community (4)
- Brain Injuries and Related Conditions (2)
- Breast Cancer Screening. (3)
- Bullying (10)
- Carer Services (12)
- Carers/Families (1)
- Cerebral Palsy (3)
- Childcare (1)
- Children & Young People (24)
- Children's Health (3)
- Counselling (7)
- Crime (3)
- Dads (3)
- Diabetes (5)
- Disability (26)
- Divorce & Seperation (10)
- Domestic Abuse (4)
- Down's Syndrome (3)
- Drug (2)
- Dyslexia & Dyspraxia (5)
- Education (7)
- Epilepsy (2)
- Families (16)
- FGM (2)
- Foot Services (5)
- Further Education (6)
- Gay, lesbian and bisexual (5)
- General (6)
- Grandparents (3)
- Hearing (4)
- Housing (2)
- Hyperactivity (1)
- Immigration (4)
- Incontinence (1)
- Internet (8)
- Internet Pharmacies (3)
- Learning Difficulties/Disabilities (2)
- Legal (5)
- Leisure (1)
- Maternity (24)
- Memory Services (12)
- Mental Health (13)
- Money Matters (13)
- Nursery (12)
- Older People (7)
- Physical Abuse (10)
- Primary & Secondary Schooling (13)
- Prisoners (3)
- Relationships (5)
- Runaways (2)
- Safeguarding (7)
- Self Harm (3)
- Sexual Health (13)
- Single Parents (2)
- Special Educational Needs (19)
- Substance Abuse (6)
- Tourettes (1)
- Twins & Multiples (1)
- Useful Contacts (23)
Here they offer information and support support to families with a deaf child from initial diagnosis through to adulthood.
This is a charity offering support and information relating to heart conditions associated with Downs Syndrome.
Here there are lists of registered childcare providers (nurseries, childminders, etc) and can help you finding and choosing childcare.
Breakthrough UK aims to promote the independence and integration of disabled people into society. We are a disabled people's user led organisation this means that 75% of our Board are disabled people and currently 65% of our staff.
They are the global voice on dementia keeping you up-to-date with the latest information, solutions and knowledge.
Provides a network of local support and information to those affected by dementia and a national demential helpline.
The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service aims to improve organisations and working life through better employment relations.
Action Deafness aims to improve quality of life by promoting independence and equality of opportunity for Deaf, Deafened, Deafblind and Hard of Hearing people
Provides help for parent carers of disabled children under the age of 18.
We support the most vulnerable and neglected children and young people throughout the UK and weve been doing so for 145 years.
Here they have lots of information for families with member in prison.
Provides a helpline and referral service and provide information to anyone affected by pre-eclampsia including friends and family of those affected.
Provides information, local support groups and helplines for anyone affected by someone elses substance use.
Adoption UK is a national charity run by and for adopters, providing self-help information, advice, support and training on all aspects of adoption and adoptive parenting.
Advicenow is an independent, not-for-profit website. It provides accurate information on rights and the law.
An independent national service centre for parents of children in state-funded education. They operate a dedicated advice line. The key topics on which ACE can provide further advice, information and support are: exclusion from school, school admissions, special educational needs and all other education-based issues with particular focus on the legal position/rights of parents and how to take unresolved matters further.
Offer a bereavement guide that includes quotes and stories from other people who have gone through a bereavement plus some useful information on things like registering the death and arranging a funeral.
Are you a carer? Whether you care from a distance or a live in carer for a partner or relative, find out about your rights, the support available to you and how to continue your caring role while keeping yourself in good health
Promotes information, education and action in order to prevent HIV infections and to improve the lives of those affected by HIV and AIDS.
Providing advice, ideas, support and resources for local anti knife crime.
This is a coalition of organisations and individuals working together to stop bullying and create safe environments in which children and young people can live, grow, play and learn.