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ACTION ON HEARING LOSS & DEAFNESS RESEARCH UK

Action on Hearing Loss is the new name for RNID. We’re working for a world where hearing loss doesn’t limit or label people, where tinnitus is silenced and where people value and look after their hearing.

08088 080123

www.actionhearingloss.org.uk

19-23 Featherstone Street
London
EC1Y 8SL
AFASIC (UNLOCKING SPEECH AND LANGUAGE)

We have help and support to offer all parents of children with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN). Around 6% of children starting school have SLCN – that’s an average of 2 in every classroom.

02074 909410

www.afasicengland.org.uk

1st Floor
20 Bowling Green Lane
London
EC1R 0BD
AGE UK

Age Concern and Help the Aged are now Age UK. Information and advice for the elderly about benefits, care, age discrimination and computer courses.

0800 169 6565

www.ageuk.org.uk

Tavis House
1-6 Tavistock Square
London
WC1H 9NA
AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS UK & EIRE

Al-Anon Family Groups provide 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.

020 7403 0888

www.al-anonuk.org.uk

57B Great Suffolk Street
London
SE1 0BB
ALCOHOL CONCERN

Alcohol Concern is the leading national charity working on alcohol issues. Our goal is to improve people’s lives through reducing the harm caused by alcohol. We have an ambitious long-term aim to change the drinking culture in this country.

0800 917 8282

www.alcoholconcern.org.uk

Suite B5, West Wing
New City Cloisters
London
EC1V 9FR
ALCOHOL FOCUS SCOTLAND

Alcohol Focus Scotland works with a wide range of partners to advocate for evidence-based policy; deliver training and development programmes and provide accurate and accessible information about alcohol to the media, policy-makers, practitioners and the general public.

0141 572 6700

www.alcohol-focus-scotland.org.uk

2nd Floor
166 Buchanan Street
Glasgow
G1 2LW
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

0845 769 7555

www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

PO Box 1
10 Toft Green
York
Yorkshire
YO1 7NJ
ALZHEIMER'S SOCIETY

Alzheimer's Society is a membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

0300 222 1122

www.alzheimers.org.uk

Devon House
58 St Katherine's Way
London
E1W 1LB
ARTHRITIS CARE

Arthritis Care exists to support people with arthritis. We are the UK’s largest charity working with and for all people who have arthritis. We are a user led charity which means people with arthritis are at the heart of our work – they form our membership, are involved in all of our activities and direct what we do.

02073 806500

www.arthritiscare.org.uk

Floor 4, Linen Court,
10 East Road,
London
N1 6AD
ASCS (ADVICE SERVICE CAPABILITY SCOTLAND)

Capability Scotland campaigns with, and provides education, employment and care services for, disabled children and adults across Scotland

01313 379876

www.capability-scotland.org.uk

11 Ellersley Road
Edinburgh
EH12 6HY
ASSOCIATION FOR RESEARCH INTO STAMMERING IN CHILDHOOD

The Michael Palin Centre is a team of experienced specialist speech and language therapists working in the field of disorders of fluency, with a range of additional post-graduate qualifications. Members of the team are involved in clinical work with children and adults who stammer, offering a full individual consultation service, specialist therapy packages on an individual or group basis, a range of teaching within our national teaching programme, supervision of generalist and specialist therapists, writing and research.

02033 168100

www.stammeringcentre.org

Michael Palin Centre for Stammering Children,
Finsbury Health Centre,
London.
EC1R 0LP
BACK UP TRUST

Back Up is a national charity that helps people of all ages and backgrounds rebuild their confidence and independence following a spinal cord injury. Our wheelchair skills training, mentoring service and rehabilitative activity courses are all run by people who have a spinal cord injury themselves. Back Up also supports people to overcome the challenges of returning to work or school.

020 8875 1805

www.backuptrust.org.uk

Jessica House
191 Wandsworth High Street
London
Greater London
SW18 4LS
BACKCARE

BackCare aims to significantly reduce the burden of back pain by providing information and education to all people and organisations affected by back pain and to fund scientific research into the causes, prevention and management of back pain.

02089 775474

www.backcare.org.uk

16 Elmtree Road,
Teddington,
Middlesex,
TW11 8ST
BEAT

Beat provides helplines, online support and a network of UK-wide self-help groups to help adults and young people in the UK beat their eating disorders

08456 341414

www.b-eat.co.uk

Wensum House,
103 Prince of Wales Road,
Norwich,
Norfolk,
NR1 1DW
BRAKE

Brake is a UK-wide road safety charity providing emotional support, procedural information and practical help to people seriously injured or bereaved in road crashes, and professionals and carers working with them, through an accredited helpline and support literature. helpline@brake.org.uk www.brake.org.uk/support Helpline: 0808 8000 401

01484 559909

www.brake.org.uk

PO Box 548
Huddersfield
West Yorkshire
HD1 2XY
BREAST CANCER CARE

We want every person affected by breast cancer to get the very best treatment, information and support and this guides everything we do.

08450 920800

www.breastcancercare.org.uk

5-13 Great Suffolk Street
London
SE1 0NS
BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR ADOPTON & FOSTERING (BAAF)

BAAF have been supporting, advising and campaigning for better outcomes for children in care for over 30 years. We work with everyone involved with adoption and fostering across the UK. Our regional and country offices in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, provide services to meet the needs of some of the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people.

02074 212652

www.baaf.org.uk

Saffron House
6-10 Kirby Street
London
EC1N 8TS
BRITISH DYSLEXIA ASSOCIATION

The vision of the British Dyslexia Association is a dyslexia friendly society enabling all dyslexic people to reach their potential.

0845 251 9003

www.bdadyslexia.org.uk

Unit 8, Bracknell Beeches,
Old Bracknell Lane,
Bracknell,
RG12 7BW
BRITISH EPILEPSY ASSOCIATION

Epilepsy Action is the largest member-led epilepsy organisation in Britain, acting as the voice for the UK's estimated 600,000 people with epilepsy, as well as their friends, families, carers, health professionals and the many other people on whose lives the condition has an impact.

01132 108800

www.epilepsy.org.uk

New Anstey House, Gateway Drive,
Yeadon,
Leeds,
Yorkshire.
LS19 7XY
BRITISH INSTITUTE OF LEARNING DISABILITIES

BILD is the British Institute of Learning Disabilities. We want people with learning disabilities to be valued equally, participate fully in their communities and be treated with dignity and respect.

01562 723010

www.bild.org.uk

Campion House
Green Street
Kidderminster
Worcestershire
DY10 1JL
BRITISH ORGAN DONOR SOCIETY

01223 893636

www.body.orpheusweb.co.uk

Balsham
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB21 4DL
BRITISH RED CROSS

We are a volunteer-led humanitarian organisation that helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. We enable vulnerable people at home and overseas to prepare for and respond to emergencies in their own communities. And when the crisis is over, we help people recover and move on with their lives.

08448 711111

www.redcross.org.uk

44 Moorfields
London
EC2Y 9AL
BSA (THE BRITISH STAMMERING ASSOCIATION)

BSA is the national organisation for adults and children who stammer, run by people who stammer.

02089 831003

www.stammering.org

15 Old Ford Road
London
E2 9PJ
CALIBRE AUDIO LIBRARY

Calibre Audio Library is a national charity providing a subscription-free service of unabridged audio books for adults and children with sight problems, dyslexia or other disabilities, who cannot read print.

01296 432339

www.calibre.org.uk

New Road
Weston Turvill
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
HP22 5XQ
CASSIOBURY COURT

Cassiobury Court offers drug and alcohol addiction treatment. This includes detoxification, rehabilitation and aftercare. Call: 01923 804 139.

Website: www.cassioburycourt.com/

01923 804139

www.cassioburycourt.com/

Richmond Drive
Watford
Herts
WD17 3BH
CAUDA EQUINA SYNDROME UK CHARITY

We are the UK’s first and only registered Charity for Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES) and are committed to raising awareness of this often debilitating condition which can effect anyone, at any time, regardless of age, gender or fitness level. The Charity was founded in October 2011 by Annie Glover, a sufferer of CES for three years.

0800 088 6620

www.caudaequinauk.com/welcome.php

Suite 4
73 High Street
Syston
Leicestershire
LE7 1GQ
CEREBRAL PALSY GROUP

The Cerebral Palsy Group is dedicated to providing information, material and resources that is available to both families as well as those who have been diagnosed with cerebral palsy.

00 1 401 325 0083

www.cerebralpalsygroup.com/

400 Putnam Pike Suite J
Smithfield
Rhodes Island
02917
CEREBRAL PALSY SCOPE

We work with disabled people and their families. We offer practical support – from information services to education and everyday care. We challenge assumptions about disability, we influence decision makers and we show what can be possible.

0808 800 3333

www.scope.org.uk

6 Market Road
London
Greater London
N7 9PW
CEREBRALPALSYGUIDANCE.COM

Cerebral Palsy Guidance was created to provide answers and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy. Our goal is to reach as many members of the cerebral palsy community as possible, building up a network of support, as well as providing necessary assistance.

We cover cerebral palsy from all angles–from symptoms, causes, and treatment, to daily living information, such as communication and transitioning to adulthood articles.

Our information is provided by expert writers and is thoroughly researched and cited.

www.cerebralpalsyguidance.com

CHILD BRAIN INJURY TRUST

01869 341075

www.childbraininjurytrust.org.uk/

Unit 1, The Great Barn,
Baynards Green Farm,
Nr Bicester
Oxfordshire
OX27 7SG
CHILD GROWTH FOUNDATION

Our mission is to: •support children and adults with growth related problems, and their families •fund research into potential solutions •raise awareness of growth problems •educate health professionals in the management of these conditions

02089 950257

www.childgrowthfoundation.org

21 Malvern Drive
Sutton Coldfield
West Midlands
B76 1PZ
CLEFT LIP AND PALATE ASSOCIATION

CLAPA is the only UK-wide voluntary organisation specifically helping those with, and affected by, cleft lip and palate. It is unique. CLAPA was set up in 1979 as a partnership between parents and health professionals. It provides support for new parents, and for people with the condition and their families, from infancy through to adulthood.

02078 334883

www.clapa.com

1st Floor Green Man Tower
332B Goswell Road
London
EC1V 7LQ
COELIAC UK

Coeliac UK is the leading charity working for people with coeliac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis (DH). Our mission is to improve the lives of people with coeliac disease through support, campaigning and research.

01494 437278

www.coeliac.org.uk

3rd Floor
Apollo Centre
High Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
HP11 2QW
COLOSTOMY ASSOCIATION

The British Colostomy Association builds an impressive portfolio of supportive literature, offers a 24hr helpline manned by volunteers (who are colostomates) and publishes ‘Tidings’ its flagship magazine.

01189 391537

www.colostomyassociation.org.uk

Enterprize House
95 London Street
Reading
RG1 4QA
CROHN'S & COLITIS UK

Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis are the two main forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Crohn's and Colitis UK aims to improve life for everyone affected by Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

08451 302233

www.nacc.org.uk

4 Beaumont House
Sutton Road
St Albans
Hertfordshire
AL1 5HH
CYSTIC FIBROSIS TRUST

We are the only UK-wide charity making a daily difference to the lives of people with cystic fibrosis, and those who care for them. Cystic fibrosis is a life-shortening inherited disease, affecting almost 10,000 people in the UK. You can’t catch or develop cystic fibrosis, it’s something you're born with and most cases in the UK are now diagnosed soon after birth.

02084 647211

www.cftrust.org.uk

11 London Road
Bromley
Kent
BR1 1BY
DIABETES UK

Diabetes UK is the leading charity that cares for, connects with and campaigns on behalf of every person affected by or at risk of diabetes.

02074 241000

www.diabetes.org.uk

Macleod House
10 Parkway
London
NW1 7AA
DISABLED LIVING FOUNDATION

DLF is a national charity providing impartial advice, information and training on independent living since 1969. It is a founder member of the Information Standard, a certification scheme for health and social care information.

02072 896111

www.dlf.org.uk

380-384 Harrow Road
London
W9 2HU
DOWN'S SYNDROME ASSOCIATION

The Down's Syndrome Association (DSA) is the only organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland which supports people with Down's Syndrome at every stage of life.

0333 1212 300

www.downs-syndrome.org.uk

Langdon Down Centre
2a Langdon Park
Teddington
Middlesex
TW11 9PS
ENABLE

ENABLE Scotland is a dynamic charity run by its members. We campaign for a better life for children and adults who have learning disabilities. We support people who have learning disabilities and their families to live, work and take part in their communities. We provide a growing range of person centred services designed to be flexible and adapt to the needs of the people using these services.

03000 200101

www.enable.org.uk

2nd Floor
146 Argyle Street
Glasgow
G2 8BL
EPILEPSY ACTION FOR SCOTLAND

In Scotland 54,000 people live with epilepsy. Children and older people are most at risk of developing this common serious neurological condition but anyone can develop epilepsy at any time, and 8 people a day in Scotland do. We want to make sure the needs of people with epilepsy are met. This is why we campaign for improved healthcare, better information provision and an end to stigma

01414 274911

www.epilepsyscotland.org.uk

48 Govan Road
Glasgow
G51 1JL
HEADWAY-THE BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION

Headway is a charity set up to give help and support to people affected by brain injury

0115 924 0800

www.headway.org.uk

Bradbury House
190 Bagnall Road
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG6 8SF
HEEL & TOE THERAPY SERVICES HEEL & TOE CHILDREN'S CHARITY

Heel & Toe Therapy Services - Occupational therapy and physiotherapy. Dedicated to the holistic assessment, intervention, care and support for all the access the services. Using evidence based clinical assessments in order to accurately diagnose your problem and devise a comprehensive effective treatment programme.

0191 3868112

www.heelandtoetherapyservices.co.uk/

Jordan House, Forster Business Centre
Finchale Road
Durham
County Durham
DH1 5HL
HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE ASSOCIATION

Huntington’s disease, which is often called HD, is an hereditary disorder of the central nervous system. The Huntington’s Disease Association is a UK registered charity which supports people affected by HD. We also provide information and advice to families, friends and healthcare professionals who support Huntington’s disease families.

01513 315444

www.hda.org.uk

Suite 24, Liverpool Science Park IC1,
131 Mount Pleasant,
Liverpool,
Merseyside.
L3 5TF
HYPNOTHERAPY DIRECTORY

Hypnotherapy Directory provides a huge support network of hypnotherapists, enabling visitors to find a hypnotherapist close to them and appropriate for their needs.

0844 803 0242

www.hypnotherapy-directory.org.uk

Coliseum
Riverside Way
Camberley
Surrey
GU15 3YL
LISTENING BOOKS

Listening Books provides a postal and internet based audiobook service to over 29,000 members who find it difficult to read the printed word in the usual way.

02074 079417

www.listening-books.org.uk

12 Lant Street
London
SE1 1QH
LUPUS UK

LUPUS UK is the only national registered charity supporting people with systemic lupus and discoid lupus and assisting those approaching diagnosis. We presently have over 5500 Members and a number of Regional Groups around the UK who arrange medical talks, publish local newsletters, set up local occasions and organise fundraising events

01708 731251

www.lupusuk.org.uk

St James House
Eastern Road
Romford
Essex
RM1 3NH
MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT

One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of us will ever face. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, you’ll want a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way. We provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care. We are Macmillan Cancer Support.

02078 407840

www.macmillan.org.uk

89 Albert Embankment
London
SE1 7UQ
MARIE CURIE CANCER CARE

Marie Curie Cancer Care is dedicated to providing more and better care for patients and their families through the Marie Curie Nursing Service and its nine hospices.

0800 716146

www.mariecurie.org.uk

89 Albert Embankment
London
SE1 7TP
MENTAL HEALTH FOUNDATION

We are committed to reducing the suffering caused by mental ill health and to help everyone lead mentally healthier lives. We work across all age ranges and all aspects of mental health. We are the charity for everyone’s mental wellbeing.

02078 031101

www.mentalhealth.org.uk

9th Floor, Sea Containers House,
20 Upper Ground,
London,
SE1 9QB
MESOTHELIOMA.NET

Mesothelioma Care
Mesothelioma.net is the world’s top informational resource for Mesothelioma and Lung Cancer. Visit mesothelioma.net to learn whether or not you may be suffering from asbestos related diseases.

00 1 800 692 8608

mesothelioma.net/

440 Louisiana Street, Suite 1212
Houston, 77532
Texas
MIGRAINE ACTION ASSOCIATION

Migraine Action is a charity which provides support to those affected by migraine, whether individuals, families, employers or employees and medical professionals.

01162 758317

www.migraine.org.uk

4th Floor
27 East Street
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE1 6NB
MIND NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH

We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. Supportive and reliable information is vital. When you're experiencing a mental health problem, it can change your life. We believe in empowering individuals to understand their condition and the choices available to them.

02085 192122

www.mind.org.uk

15-19 Broadway
London
E15 4BQ
MOTABILITY

The Motability Scheme enables disabled people to use their government-funded mobility allowance to lease a new car, scooter or powered wheelchair. As a national charity (Registered Charity No. 299745), Motability also raises funds and provides financial assistance to those who may otherwise be unable to afford the cost of larger cars, vehicle adaptations, driving lessons and wheelchair accessible vehicles.

08454 564566

www.motability.co.uk

Warwick House
Roydon Road
Harlow
Greater London
CM19 6PX
MOTOR NEURONE DISEASE ASSOCIATION

The Motor Neurone Disease Association is the only national charity in England, Wales and Northern Ireland that funds and promotes global research into the disease and provides support for people affected by MND. We are a membership organisation with nearly 8,000 members forming a powerful national and local network that provides information and support alongside fighting for improved services.

01604 250505

www.mndassociation.org

PO Box 246
Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN1 2PR
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY OF GREAT BRITAIN & NORTHERN IRELAND

Around 100,000 people in the UK have MS. It affects two million more. We offer hope for the future by investing millions in research, and help for today through our information, support and campaigning.

02084 380700

www.mssociety.org.uk

MS National Centre
372 Edgware Road
London
NW2 6ND
MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY CAMPAIGN

The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign is the leading UK charity dedicated to beating muscle-wasting conditions by finding treatments and cures and to improving the lives of everyone affected by them.

02078 034800

www.muscular-dystrophy.org

61 Southwark Street
London
MYASTHENIA GRAVIS ASSOCIATION

Myasthenia Gravis is classified as an auto-immune disease. The body's immune system attacks itself weakening the voluntary muscles that control the eyes, the face, throat and limbs and the muscles that help us breath. So if it isn't treated it can be dangerous even life threatening.

01332 290219

www.mga-charity.org

The College Business Centre
Uttoxeter New Road
Derby
Derbyshire
DE22 3WZ
NATIONAL ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS SOCIETY (NASS)

The National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society (NASS) is the only registered charity dedicated to the needs of people affected by ankylosing spondylitis (AS) in the UK.

020 8948 9117

www.nass.co.uk

Unit 0.2
One Victoria Villas
Richmond
Surrey
TW9 2GW
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE RELIEF OF PAGET'S DISEASE

The Paget’s Association is the only UK charity to focus solely on Paget’s disease of bone. It acts as a resource for those with the condition, the public and health professionals, offering high quality information and support when necessary.

07713 568197

www.paget.org.uk

323 Manchester Road, Walkden,
Worsley,
Manchester,
M28 3HH
NATIONAL AUTISTIC SOCIETY

We are the leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism.

02078 332299

www.autism.org.uk

393 City Road,
London
EC1V 1NG
NATIONAL DEAF BLIND AND RUBELLA ASSOCIATION

Sense is a national charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind. We were established out of a family support group that was started in 1955 by parents whose children were born with rubella, and the experience, skills and views of families remain central to our work.

0845 127 0060

www.sense.org.uk

101 Pentonville Road
London
N1 9LG
NATIONAL DEAF CHILDREN'S SOCIETY

The National Deaf Children's Society was founded by a handful of parents in London on 15 December 1944. NDCS's mission is to remove the barriers to the achievement of deaf children around the world. We campaign every day to break down barriers faced by deaf children and young people.

02074 908656

www.ndcs.org.uk

15 Dufferin Street
London
EC1Y 8UR
NATIONAL ECZEMA SOCIETY

We are registered as a charity in England and Wales and in Scotland. We are dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with eczema and their carers.

02072 813553

www.eczema.org

Hill House
Highgate Hill
London
N19 5NA
NATIONAL OSTEOPOROSIS SOCIETY

The National Osteoporosis Society is the only UK wide charity dedicated to improving the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of osteoporosis and fragility fractures

01761 471771/08451 303076

www.nos.org.uk

Manor Farm, Skinners Hill,
Camerton,
Bath.
BA2 0PJ
NATIONAL SOCIETY FOR PHENYLKETONURIA

Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a rare inherited condition in which there is a build up of phenylalanine in the body. Phenylalanine is a natural substance; it is a building block of protein. The NSPKU exists to help and support people with PKU, their families and carers. It was formed in 1973. The NSPKU actively promotes the care and treatment of PKUs and works closely with medical professionals in the UK.

Helpline 03030 401090

www.nspku.org

P O Box 26642
London
N14 4ZF
NEUROKINEX

Neurokinex is the UK’s leading provider of neurological activity-based rehabilitation. A non-profit organisation dedicated to providing innovative health solutions for individuals living with partial or complete paralysis. Although not a cure to paralysis, activity-based rehabilitation has seen great success in improving function, health and well-being of people with paralysis. It has also assisted in preventing the onset of a number of health risks associated with long-term paralysis such as obesity, osteoporosis, pressure ulcers and depression.

0300 77 77 188

www.neurokinex.org/

Axis 2
Rhodes Way
Watford
Hertfordshire
WD24 4YW
PARKINSON'S DISEASE SOCIETY OF THE UK

We're the UK's Parkinson's support and research charity. For more than 40 years we've been working to find a cure and improve life for everyone affected by Parkinson's.

Helpline 0808 800 03

www.parkinsons.org.uk

215 Vauxhall Bridge Road
London
PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND

Public Health England has been established to protect and improve the nation’s health and wellbeing and to reduce inequalities. It will lead on the development of a 21st-century health and wellbeing service, supporting local authorities and the NHS to deliver the greatest possible improvements in public health. It came into being in April 2013.

08458 942944

www.hpa.org.uk

County Hall North
Chart Way
Horsham
West Sussex
RH12 1XA
RETHINK

We help millions of people affected by mental illness by challenging attitudes, changing lives. Today we directly support almost 60,000 people every year across England to get through crises, to live independently and to realise they are not alone. And we change attitudes and policy for millions.

03005 000927

www.rethink.org

89 Albert Embankment
London
ROYAL COLLEGE OF SPEECH & LANGUAGE THERAPISTS

Speech and language therapy is concerned with the management of disorders of speech, language, communication and swallowing in children and adults. Speech and language therapists (SLTs) are allied health professionals. They work closely with parents, carers and other professionals, such as teachers, nurses, occupational therapists and doctors.

02073 781200

www.rcslt.org

2 White Hart Yard
London
SE1 1NX
ROYAL NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF BLIND PEOPLE

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is the leading charity offering information, support and advice to almost two million people with sight loss.

02073 881266

www.rnib.org.uk

105 Judd Street,
London,
WC1H 9NE
ROYAL SOCIETY FOR MENTALLY HANDICAPPED CHILDREN & ADULTS

Mencap works exclusively with and for people with a learning disability, their families and carers. We support people with a learning disability to live their lives as they choose.

02074 540454

www.mencap.org.uk

123 Golden Lane
London
EC1Y 0RT
ROYAL SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF ACCIDENTS

We are a registered charity and have been at the heart of accident prevention in the UK and around the world for almost 100 years. We promote safety and the prevention of accidents at work, at leisure, on the road, in the home and through safety education.

01212 482000

www.rospa.co.uk

RoSPA House, 28 Calthorpe Road,
Edgbaston,
Birmingham,
West Midlands,
B15 1RP
SBA THE SOLICITORS CHARITY

SBA The Solicitors’ Charity is an independent charity working for solicitors both past and present and their families. Every year we help hundreds of people of all ages who are in serious financial need as a result of illness, accident, redundancy or other adversity.

We determine ‘serious financial need’ by using research produced by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s ‘Minimum Income Standard’.

We provide grants and interest-free loans (usually secured), support with career transition and access to bespoke personal insolvency advice.

020 8675 6440

www.sba.org.uk/

1 Jaggard Way
Wandsworth Common
London
SW12 8SG
SENSE IN SCOTLAND

Sense Scotland was formalised as a charity in 1985. It grew quickly, from its beginings as a small group of families pressing for services for their children, who were affected by deafblindness, many because of maternal rubella. Since then, the organisation has gone on to successfully support thousands of disabled people and their families, in thousands of projects and services, throughout Scotland.

01414 290294

www.sensescotland.org.uk

43 Middlesex Street
Kinning Park
Glasgow
G41 1EE
SPEAKABILITY

Speakability is the national charity dedicated to supporting and empowering people with Aphasia and their carers. Speakability offers impartial information and support through its Helpline, Website and training courses, and distributes its own Fact Sheets, low-cost publications and DVDs.

02072 619572

www.speakability.org.uk

1 Royal Street
London
SE1 7LL
SPINA BIFIDA HYDROCEPHALUS SCOTLAND

Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland provide a lifetime of commitment and support to all those living with the complex, lifelong disabilities of spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus.

03455 211 811

www.sbhscotland.org.uk

The Dan Young Building
6 Craighalbert Way, Dullatur
Glasgow
North Lanarkshire
G68 0LS
SPINA BIFIDA, HYDROCEPHALUS, INFORMATION, NETWORKING EQUALITY (SHINE)

SHINE is a registered charity which helps families and individuals affected by spina bifida and hydrocephalus. Europe's largest organisation dedicated to supporting individuals and families as they face the challenges arising from spina bifida and hydrocephalus.

01733 555988

www.shinecharity.org.uk

42 Park Road
Peterborough
PE1 2UQ
SPINAL INJURIES ASSOCIATION

We are the Spinal Injuries Association (SIA), the leading national user-led charity for spinal cord injured (SCI) people. Being a user led organisation, we are well placed to understand the everyday needs of living with an injury. We are here to meet those needs, by providing key services to share information and experience, and to campaign for change, ensuring each person can lead a full and active life. We are here to support you from the moment your spinal cord injury happens, and for the rest of your life.

01908 604191

www.spinal.co.uk

SIA House, 2 Trueman Place
Oldbrook
Milton Keynes
Buckinghamshire
MK6 2HH
SPINAL INJURIES SCOTLAND

Spinal Injuries Scotland is the national voluntary organisation concerned with new and long-term spinal cord injured people, their relatives and friends, along with those involved in the management, care and rehabilitation of the injury.

01414 277686

www.sisonline.org

Festival Business Centre
150 Brand Street
Glasgow
G51 1DH
STANDING START TRUST

A charity supporting those with spinal cord injury and other neurological conditions. Standing Start Trust promotes the rehabilitation and mental wellbeing of individuals with spinal cord injuries or other neurological conditions through the provision of grants and support for research. Established in 2008 with the charitable arm created in 2010; it provided the first exercise based rehabilitation programme in the UK working with over 150 clients since its inception. The provision of this ground breaking programme is now provided under neurokinex based at the new facility in Watford. Standing Start Trust is now focused on supporting individuals who wish to partake in rehabilitation programmes for people with neurological conditions and provides grants to research bodies principally in the areas of exercise and wellbeing.

www.standingstarttrust.co.uk/

trustees@standingstart.org
www.standingstarttrust.co.uk/#!contact/c16gk
STROKE ASSOCIATION

Stroke Association

The Stroke Association is the UK’s leading charity dedicated to conquering stroke. We believe in life after stroke. That’s why we support stroke survivors to make the best recovery they can. It’s why we campaign for better stroke care. And it’s why we fund research into finding new treatments and ways of preventing stroke.

We’re here to help stroke survivors and their families cope with the practical and emotional impact of stroke.

Together we can conquer stroke.

Helpline 03033 033100

www.stroke.org.uk

Stroke House
240 City Road
London
EC1V 2PR
THE BRITISH CHIROPRACTIC ASSOCIATION

Chiropractic is a primary health-care profession that specialises in the diagnosis, treatment and overall management of conditions that are due to problems with the joints, ligaments, tendons and nerves, especially related to the spine.

01189 505950

www.chiropractic-uk.co.uk

59 Castle Street
Reading
Berkshire
RG1 7SN
THE HAEMOPHILIA SOCIETY

The Haemophilia Society is the only national and independent charity for all people affected by bleeding disorders. We are led by affected people and work in close partnership with the NHS. We provide information and support for everyone affected by a bleeding disorder and represent their interests. 23,700 people in the UK are currently diagnosed with a bleeding disorder. We were formed by our local groups in 1950 and have been working raise the awareness of bleeding disorder ever since. Membership is free so that it is as easy as possible to get involved.

02078 311020

www.haemophilia.org.uk

1st Floor, Petersham House,
57a Hatton Garden,
London,
EC1N 8JG
THE LULLABY TRUST

The Lullaby Trust provides specialist support for bereaved families and anyone affected by a sudden infant death.

02078 023200

www.lullabytrust.org.uk

11 Belgrave Road
London
THE MONEY ADVICE SERVICE

The Money Advice Service helps people manage their money. We do this directly through our own free and impartial advice service. We also work in partnership with other organisations to help people make the most of their money. We are an independent service, set up by government.

The Money Advice Service can help you with choosing the right care services, support for carers and paying for the cost of care.

0800 138 7777 English

www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en/corporate/contact-us

THE MYALGIC ENCEPHALITIS ASSOCIATION

We provide information, support and practical advice for people, families and carers affected by M.E. (Myalgic Encephalopathy), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome (PVFS). We also fund and support research, and offer education and training. We are the oldest established ME/CFS charity funding only biomedical research into the illness.

01280 818964

www.meassociation.org.uk

7 Apollo Office Court
Radclive Road
Gawcott
Buckinghamshire
MK18 4DF
THE OUTSIDERS CLUB

The Outsiders Club has hundreds of members all over the UK and some abroad. We welcome new people. Our members have all kinds of physical and social impairments. They all have the capacity to handle their own affairs.

07074 990808

www.outsiders.org.uk

34 North End Road
London
W14 0SH
THE PSORIASIS ASSOCIATION

The Psoriasis Association is the leading national charity and membership organisation for people affected by psoriasis – patients, families, carers and health professionals- in the UK.

08456 760076

www.psoriasis-association.org.uk

Dick Coles House
2 Queensbridge
Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN4 7BF
THE SOCIETY OF CHIROPODISTS & PODIATRISTS

The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists (SCP) is the Professional Body and Trade Union for registered podiatrists. We represent around 10,000 private practitioners, NHS podiatrists and students. We provide services through a network of 50 branches and active centres in recognition of the differences in health and other government policies.

02072 348620

www.feetforlife.org

1 Fellmongers Path
Tower Bridge Road
London
SE1 3LY
TWINS & MULTIPLE BIRTHS ASSOCIATION (TAMBA)

Tamba - The Twins and Multiple Births Association (Tamba) is a registered charity set up by parents of twins, triplets and higher multiples and interested professionals. Our campaigns, research and support services directly help thousands of parents and professionals meet the unique challenges that multiple birth families face.

01483 304442

www.tamba.org.uk

Lower Ground Floor & Studio,
Hitherbury House, 97 Portsmouth Road,
Guildford.
GU2 4YF
UK ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY FORUM (UKABIF)

UKABIF is a charity which aims to promote better understanding of all aspects of Acquired Brain Injury; to educate, inform and provide networking opportunities for professionals, service providers, planners and policy makers and to campaign for better services in the UK.

0845 608 0788

www.ukabif.org.uk

Kemp House
152-160 City Road
London
Greater London
EC1V 2NX