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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

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This is a charity offering support and information relating to heart conditions associated with Down’s Syndrome.

Business Website Address: www.dhg.org.uk
Business Phone Number: 0300 102 1644
Business Fax: 0300 102 1645
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Resources and helpline support for those dealing with suicidal feelings or emotional distress.

Business Website Address: https://www.papyrus-uk.org/
Business Phone Number: 0800 068 41 41
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Here they provide information to help with problems related to hyperactivity.

Business Website Address: www.hacsg.org.uk
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The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service aims to improve organisations and working life through better employment relations.

Business Website Address: www.acas.org.uk
Business Phone Number: 0300 123 1100
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Action Deafness aims to improve quality of life by promoting independence and equality of opportunity for Deaf, Deafened, Deafblind and Hard of Hearing people

Business Website Address: http://actiondeafness.org.uk/
Business Phone Number: 0844 593 8440
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Provides help for parent carers of disabled children under the age of 18.

Business Phone Number: 01483 302748
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We support the most vulnerable and neglected children and young people throughout the UK and we've been doing so for 145 years.

Business Website Address: http://www.actionforchildren.org.uk/
Business Phone Number: 01923 361500
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Here they have lots of information for families with member in prison.

Business Website Address: http://www.prisonersfamilies.org.uk/
Business Phone Number: 0808 808 2003
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Here they offer care and support for people with hearing loss.

Business Website Address: https://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/
Business Phone Number: 0808 808 0123
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Provides a helpline and referral service and provide information to anyone affected by pre-eclampsia including friends and family of those affected.

Business Website Address: www.action-on-pre-eclampsia.org.uk
Business Phone Number: 0208 427 4217
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Provides information, local support groups and helplines for anyone affected by someone else’s substance use.

Business Website Address: www.adfam.org.uk
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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.

Business Website Address: https://www.adoptionuk.org/
Business Phone Number: 0844 848 7900
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Advicenow is an independent, not-for-profit website. It provides accurate information on rights and the law.

Business Website Address: http://www.advicenow.org.uk
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This is the online CAB service that gives you information on your rights for all four UK countries, and on a wide range of topics, including benefits and employment, and debt and legal issues. Some content is in Welsh, and also ethnic community languages.

Business Website Address: www.adviceguide.org.uk
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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.

Business Website Address: http://www.ace-ed.org.uk/
Business Phone Number: 0300 0115 142
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Here they provide information on attendance allowance which can be claimed by people over 65 if you need help with personal care due to an illness or disability.

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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.

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Provides information and advice on all aspects of dementia.

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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

Business Phone Number: 0800 169 6565 FREE
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Promotes information, education and action in order to prevent HIV infections and to improve the lives of those affected by HIV and AIDS.

Business Website Address: www.aids.org
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Provides 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.

Business Website Address: http://www.al-anonuk.org.uk/
Business Phone Number: 020 7403 0888
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Alateen is for teenage relatives and friends of alcoholics. Alateen is part of Al-Anon.

Business Website Address: https://www.al-anonuk.org.uk/alateen/
Business Phone Number: 020 7403 0888
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Providing advice, ideas, support and resources for local anti knife crime.

Business Website Address: http://www.knifecrimes.org/
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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.

Business Website Address: www.anti-bullyingalliance.org.uk
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A database of useful mobile and tablet apps, specifically, apps that are designed to help users with additional needs and disabilities.

Business Website Address: http://www.appcessible.org/
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Living with asthma can be a frightening, unpredictable experience. What can make it worse is that asthma is often seen as no big deal. We want to reduce that impact by providing support and resources and funding research into new treatments

Business Website Address: www.asthma.org.uk
Business Phone Number: 0300 222 5800
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Free advice and assistance to refugees and asylum seeker.

Business Website Address: http://www.asylumaid.org.uk/
Business Phone Number: 020 7354 9264
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Provides information and assistive technology to help people with dementia to live more independently.

Business Website Address: www.atdementia.org.uk
Business Phone Number: 0115 74 84220
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Autism Berkshire was founded as the Berkshire Autistic Society in 1990 by a group of parents of children with autism, related conditions and challenging behaviours.

Today we are the leading autism charity in Berkshire and deliver quality specialist services, training and social and leisure activities throughout the county, guided by a team of trustees with personal and professional experience of autism.

Support Directory 

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...

Business Website Address: www.autismberkshire.org.uk
Business Phone Number: 01189 594 594
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Provides top tips for keeping your feet healthy.