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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. 

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Parenting courses for young mums and dad.

http://www.ymtb.org/

Support for parents who have fears about their child’s mental health

www.youngminds.org.uk
0808 802 5544

Here they offer advice, support and information for children and young adults who are carers.

www.youngcarers.net

This is a specialist dementia website providing key service information, hints and tips, a dementia guide and a 24-hour helpline.

www.dementiaweb.org.uk
0845 1204048

Providing support for women experiencing physical, emotional or sexual violence in the home.

www.womensaid.org.uk
0808 2000 247

Offering support for women experiencing physical, emotional or sexual violence in the home.

http://www.womensaid.org.uk/
0808 2000 247

Supports children and their families through grief after the death of a parent or brother or sister.

www.winstonswish.org.uk
08452 03 04 05

Whizz-Kidz sets disabled children free to reach their true potential and live their lives to the full. We provide mobility equipment to give kids the chance to be independent

http://www.whizz-kidz.org.uk/
020 7233 6600.

Legal advice and services from the consumer rights group

http://legalservice.which.co.uk/
01992 878 646

Helping you understand care choices.

Free, independent and praxctical advice about caring for older people across the UK.

http://www.which.co.uk/elderly-care
01992 822891

Here they provide searches on courses, prospectuses, details of university open days and student advice.

This is an independent and voluntary network of parents and carers of children with special and additional needs in West Berkshire.

http://www.westberksparentvoice.org.uk
07860 942280

Providing information and support for people who have been affected by a crime.

https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/
08 08 16 89 111

Here they provide free downloadable information leaflets for families and childcare professionals to help raise emotionally secure children

http://www.understandingchildhood.net/

They provide independent advice for students from overseas on issues such as immigration, fees and welfare benefits.

http://www.ukcisa.org.uk/

Find diabetes clinics in the UK or find the contact details for your local GP.

Here they have a directory of over 50,000 university courses from 500 UK locations. Search using their University Course Search tool or completed their study interests questionnaire to pin-point your interests in 150+ degree disciplines.

www.ukcoursefinder.com

Here they provide a search for courses and a step-by-step guide of the process from applying to acceptance.

www.ucas.com

This site contains thousands of articles on home tuition topics all written by private tutors. There’s also an active forum to discuss private tuition, and a directory of private tutors who can be contacted for free.

www.thetutorpages.com

A charitable service that’s helps people access money available
to them through welfare, benefits, grants and other help.

http://www.turn2us.org.uk/

Have you or someone you know been a victim of a hate crime or hate incident? True Vision gives advice about hate crime/incidents and how to report it.

http://report-it.org.uk/home

This is the UK’s leading support and research charity for people with Tourette’s Syndrome (TS) and their families.

www.tourettes-action.org.uk
0300 777 8427

Provides information on the causes and prevention of miscarriage, premature birth and stillbirth.

www.tommys.org
0207 398 3400

Britain’s biggest programme to challenge mental health stigma and discrimination

www.time-to-change.org.uk

Thrive uses gardening to bring about positive changes in the lives of people living with disabilities or ill health, or are isolated, disadvantaged or vulnerable.

http://www.thrive.org.uk/

Come in to find the latest information on the sites you like to visit, mobiles and new technology.

http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/
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There For You Advisory Service is a  non profit organisation that provides support and advice to individuals and families involved with or being investigated by their Local Authority Children's Services Department. Support for those affected by sexual abuse and relationship abuse, including domestic violence and forced marriages.

0800 043 1383

The Trussell Trust is a Christian charity that does not affiliate itself with any political party and currently receives no government funding. They are non-judgemental and inclusive, providing assistance to people of all backgrounds and all faiths or none who are found to be in genuine need.  The Trussell Trust partners with churches and communities to open new foodbanks nationwide. With over 250 foodbanks currently launched, their goal is for every town to have one.

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The Salvation Army is committed to offering help and support to individuals who want to overcome addictions and substance misuse.

www.salvationarmy.org.uk/uki/addiction
(020) 7367 4500
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In the UK today there are more than six million people looking after a family member, partner or friend, often isolated and unsupported. The Trust was launched to help carers aged 50 and over by providing a much needed holiday for the carer and a friend.