Addiction helper is an independent service for people with addictions, created by people in recovery. They provide the best treatment options for a whole spectrum of addictions including alcohol and drug abuse, gambling and eating disorders. They work with a fully qualified team of counsellors and healthcare professionals, and have access to most successful private rehab and detox clinics in the UK and worldwide.
National organisation offering help and support to the elderly and their carers, on all aspects of life. Can refer for local support, publish many leaflets downloadable from the website, free of charge.
Barnardo’s run projects across the UK, including counselling for children who have been abused, fostering and adoption services, vocational training and disability inclusion groups. Barnardo’s aims to alleviate the long-term effects of domestic abuse on children through counselling and family support services.
Broken Rainbow lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) domestic violence service (UK) is the first organisation dedicated to confronting and eliminating domestic violence within and against the LGBT communities.
Specialist help and advisory service for the under 25’s, covering all aspects of sexual health and termination of pregancy. If there is no centre in your area, they will refer to local services.
Children and Family Court Advisory and Support champions the interest of children involved in family proceedings, advising the family courts in England on what it considers to be in the best interest of individual children.
A service for children in care or living away from home.
Their role is to make sure that parents who live apart from their children contribute financially to their upkeep by paying child maintenance.
Advise on all matters including immigration and benefits. Locations and contact details of local offices. Downloadable fact sheets relating to individual benefits issues. Advise is available in Gujarati, Punjabi, Urdu, Chinese, Czech, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Slovak and Slovenian.
East European Advice Centre
The East European Advice Centre (EEAC) is a charity that provides advice and support to people from Eastern Europe. We offer free and independent information and advice to help East Europeans to live independently in the community.
24/7 service to support parents under stress. They can make local referrals and have a website packed with information. Moderated message boards for parents to exchange ideas and chat.
Advise and Support to anyone wanting to know more about drugs, information about different drugs and their effects, advise on how to help a friend/family member. Advise leaflets available and can refer to local services.
Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Org
The Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation provides advice and support to Middle Eastern women and girls living in the UK who are facing ‘honour’ based violence, domestic abuse, forced marriage or female genital mutilation.
Karma Nirvana is a registered Charity that supports victims and survivors of forced marriage and honour based abuse. They offer a listening ear in confidence and many of their workers have the experience of forced marriage and issues related to honour based abuse. They are there for you when your at home or when you leave and will talk over the phone wherever you are.
National Association for Children of Alcoholics
Support services for children who have one or two parents that suffer from alcoholism or similar addictive problems. Helpline available for children and adults who were children of alcohol dependent parents.
National Association of Child Contact Centres
NACCC is the supporting membership body for around 350 child contact centres and services located throughout England (including the Channel Isles), Wales and Northern Ireland. Child contact centres and services are neutral places where children of separated families can enjoy contact with their non-resident parents and sometimes other family members, in a comfortable and safe environment.
The NSPCC is inspired by a belief that they can make a difference for all children. That’s why they aim to end cruelty to children in the UK. Even if it takes many generations to realise it.
Provides confidential non-judgmental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.
Shelter is a charity that works to alleviate the distress caused by homelessness and bad housing. They do this by giving advice, information and advocacy to people in housing need, and by campaigning for lasting political change to end the housing crisis for good.
We are the national charity giving free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family, friends and anyone else affected across England and Wales. We also speak out as a national voice for victims and witnesses and campaign for change.
Women in Prison
Organisation offering resettlement support to women leaving prison, including housing, grants and education. Active campaign organisation covering all aspects of women in prison.