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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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A global pregnancy and parenting website who provide advice from medical experts, an FAQ section, a global online community, blogs and shopping.

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They help support Muslim relationships between husband and wife, parents and children, siblings and relatives.

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Supports and advises people on the many practical issues to manage following a death

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0800 634 9494
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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.

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01458 253344
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Here they are working to improve the lives of people in the UK with a learning disability.

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Provides support for those with babies born too soon, too small or to sick including a free advice line.

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0500 618140
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Provides your your health and pharmacy needs.

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Provides information on all sorts of things including:

Health A-Z
Symptom checker
Medicines and Treatments
Women’s health
Men’s health
Children’s health

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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.

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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.

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0161 234 3950
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Provides information on why breast cancer screening is important along with many more questions you may have.

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Find help and support with breastfeeding.

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0300 100 0212
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Providing a  lists of counsellors in your local area.

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Here they offer support people with dyslexia.

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0333 405 4567
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Offers information, advice and support through many channels including a helpline and links to penpals, web community and self-help along with many more.

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Here they offer information and treatment for unplanned pregnancy.

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03457 304030
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Free and confidential sexual health and contraception advice for those under 25.

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Text line: 07537 402 024
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Part of Family Lives. Provides help on all forms of bullying - at school, cyberbullying, racism, homophobia, bullying in sport etc.

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0808 800 2222
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Provides information on:

Health insurance
Travel insurance
Free health tools and advice

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0808 159 0476
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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.

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0300 456 4000
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Providing the facts about breast cancer screening.

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0808 800 4040
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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.

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They offer support and advice to hundreds of carers every day.

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Offers support for runaways and their families.

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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.

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01267 244200
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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.

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020 7735 8941
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supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child dies or is dying or when a child is facing bereavement.

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0800 02 888 40 FREE
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A freephone service for anyone affected by the death of a child.

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0800 282 986 or 0808 800 6019
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Here they provide support to families in the UK with a child or children up to 18 years of age with a disability.

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Working across the UK to tackle child sex abuse and offering parents advice and support.

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+44 (0)870 000 3344