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
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- Addiction (6)
- ADHD (3)
- Adoption (2)
- Alcohol (7)
- Asthma (7)
- Autism/ Asperger Syndrome (5)
- Bereavement (16)
- Blind/Visually Impaired (1)
- BME Community (4)
- Brain Injuries and Related Conditions (2)
- Breast Cancer Screening. (3)
- Bullying (9)
- Carer Services (12)
- Carers/Families (1)
- Celiac (1)
- Cerebral Palsy (3)
- Childcare (1)
- Children & Young People (23)
- Children's Health (3)
- Counselling (6)
- Crime (3)
- Dads (3)
- Diabetes (4)
- Disability (23)
- Divorce & Seperation (10)
- Domestic Abuse (4)
- Down's Syndrome (3)
- Drug (2)
- Dyslexia & Dyspraxia (5)
- Education (6)
- Epilepsy (2)
- Families (16)
- FGM (2)
- Foot Services (6)
- Further Education (6)
- Gay, lesbian and bisexual (5)
- General (6)
- Grandparents (2)
- Hearing (4)
- Housing (2)
- Hyperactivity (1)
- Immigration (4)
- Incontinence (1)
- Internet (8)
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- Learning Difficulties/Disabilities (2)
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- Leisure (1)
- Maternity (24)
- Memory Services (12)
- Mental Health (13)
- Migraine (1)
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- Nursery (11)
- Older People (7)
- Physical Abuse (10)
- Primary & Secondary Schooling (11)
- Prisoners (3)
- Relationships (5)
- Runaways (2)
- Safeguarding (7)
- Self Harm (3)
- Sexual Health (12)
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A global pregnancy and parenting website who provide advice from medical experts, an FAQ section, a global online community, blogs and shopping.
They help support Muslim relationships between husband and wife, parents and children, siblings and relatives.
Supports and advises people on the many practical issues to manage following a death
This is a national charity offering practical help to families caring for children with conditions such as autism, cerebral palsy, Down's syndrome, developmental delay, traumatic and acquired brain injury and specific learning difficulties such as attention deficits hyperactivity disorder, dyslexia and dyspraxia.
Here they are working to improve the lives of people in the UK with a learning disability.
Provides support for those with babies born too soon, too small or to sick including a free advice line.
Provides your your health and pharmacy needs.
Provides information on all sorts of things including:
Medicines and Treatments
They offer free bounty packs which include samples, guides with practical advice, offers and vouchers as well as an online community where you can engage with other mums.
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.
Provides information on why breast cancer screening is important along with many more questions you may have.
Find help and support with breastfeeding.
Providing a lists of counsellors in your local area.
Here they offer support people with dyslexia.
Offers information, advice and support through many channels including a helpline and links to penpals, web community and self-help along with many more.
Here they offer information and treatment for unplanned pregnancy.
Part of Family Lives. Provides help on all forms of bullying - at school, cyberbullying, racism, homophobia, bullying in sport etc.
Provides information on:
Free health tools and advice
CAFCASS looks after the interests of children involved in family proceedings. It works with children and their families, and then advises the courts on what it considers to be in the children's best interests.
Providing the facts about breast cancer screening.
A world where the role and contribution of unpaid carers is recognised and they have access to the quality support and services they need to live their own lives. Includes finding a care service near you.
They offer support and advice to hundreds of carers every day.
Offers support for runaways and their families.
This is a unique charity set up to help improve the lives of children with brain related conditions through researching, educating and directly supporting children and their carers. Cerebra's Parent Support Department aim to help by offering information, support and various services that parents need.
A charity which seeks to protect, defend and support any child, family or individual who faces a social, legal or personal problem as a consequence of global movement.
supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child dies or is dying or when a child is facing bereavement.
A freephone service for anyone affected by the death of a child.