Online information only with guidance on rights and legal issues.
Support for networks concerned with black and minority ethnic group health and social care issues
Information and advocacy services for people in later life.
Asian Health Agency
A range of support services for Asian elders, disabled people and carers.
A UK wide network of Disabled Living Centres to enable people with disabilities to try products and equipment, with guidance from professional staff.
Bereavement Advice Centre
Information and support during bereavement.
BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy)
Advice on how to locate trained practitioners.
British Red Cross
Health and social care assistance including various disability aid products.
Part of the NHS Choices online service, with information for carers.
Providing family carers with information and advice, including specific support for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Advice and support for children, young people and young carers
Chinese National Healthy Living Centre
Advice on health issues including support for carers in the Chinese community
Citizens Advice Bureau
A free service to help resolve legal, financial and other concerns. Search for your local branch on the Get Advice page.
Consumer Credit Counselling Service
Free and confidential advice on debt management
Counsel and Care
Advice on community care issues
Cruse Bereavement Care
Bereavement support including a helpline and email service.
DIAL UK (Disability Information and Advice Line)
A network of local disability and information advice line services run by and for disabled people.
Government information about benefits and entitlements.
Disability Law Service
Assistance on the laws governing disability rights.
The Disabled Living Foundation
A wide range of support for people with disabilities.
Health Professions Council (HPC)
A register of health professionals meeting specific standards of practice.
Interviews with people living with or affected by various conditions. Search under nerves and brain/motor neurone disease to access the MND interviews.
Lion Clubs International
A community service organisation, helping to promote the Message in a Bottle scheme, to assist paramedics in case of emergencies.
Guidance on ESA and Income Support claims
A charity who provide an identification system for individuals with medical conditions
Support for people affected by MND in Scotland
National Council for Palliative Care
Information on palliative and end of life care.
Online information to help people make choices about health and specific conditions, including an Information Prescription Service for trustworthy healthcare information according to need.
Helpline for people with debt problems in England, Wales and Scotland, offering free confidential advice.
Support regarding sexual expression and disability, including a helpline
Princess Royal Trust for Carers
Support for carers including a wide network of Carers' Centres and a service for young carers.
Public Guardianship Office
Information about Lasting Power of Attorney and the Mental Capacity Act
Free, unbiased reports for people with disabilities based on consumer research.
RADAR (Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation)
A range of information for people with disabilities
A charity where volunteers make bespoke aids for people with disabilities
Confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day
SHADA (Sexual Health and Disability Alliance)
Created by the Outsiders Trust to support health and social care professionals to empower disabled people in their sex and relationship needs
A scheme offering manual or powered wheelchairs in towns and shopping centres
Help to find out what may be available in terms of benefits, grants and funding
Help for carers, working parents and employers to find a better balance between responsibilities at home and at work.
The service for young carers as hosted by the Princess Royal Trust for Carers
Information, advice, counselling and support services for young people