Support Websites

Cancerhelp

cancer help

Free information service provided by Cancer Research UK about cancer and cancer care for people with cancer and their families. Information is formatted in such a way that makes understanding the website an easy process.

Macmillan Cancer Support

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Europe’s leading cancer information charity, with over 4,500 pages of up-to-date cancer information, practical advice and support for cancer patients, their families and carers.

Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK
Largest charity in the UK devoted to the care and treatment of people with diabetes in order to improve the quality of life for people with the condition.

Asthma UK

Asthma UK

This website has been revamped to meet the needs of the thousands of people with asthma who visit the site each day, either to find important information about asthma and how to control it.

Alzheimer’s Society

Alzheimer’s Society

Comprehensive information for people with all forms of dementia. 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.

Guide Dogs for the Blind  

Guide Dogs For The Blind
Guide Dogs wants a world in which all blind and partially-sighted people enjoy the same rights, opportunities and responsibilities as everyone else. Their mission is to provide guide dogs and other mobility services that increase the independence and dignity of blind and partially-sighted people. We campaign for improved rehabilitation services and unhindered access for all blind and partially-sighted people.

Action on hearing loss

Action on hearing loss is the largest charity for people with hearing loss in the UK. They work across the UK so people with hearing loss are supported and can live the life they choose. The provide high quality support and care so people confronting deafness, hearing loss and tinnitus have their needs met.

Mental Health Foundation

Mental Health Foundation

Founded in 1949, the Mental Health Foundation is a leading UK charity that provides information, carries out research, campaigns and works to improve services for anyone affected by mental health problems, whatever their age and wherever they live

Sense

Sense
Sense is the leading national charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind. We provide expert advice and information as well as specialist services to deafblind people, their families, carers and the professionals who work with them. We also support people who have sensory impairments with additional disabilities

Epilepsy Action

 Epilepsy Action
Epilepsy Action is the largest member-led epilepsy organisation in Britain, acting as the voice for the UK’s estimated 456,000 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.

British Heart Foundation

British Heart Foundation

Our vision is of a world in which people do not die prematurely of heart disease. We will achieve this through our pioneering research, our vital prevention activity and by ensuring quality care and support for people living with heart disease.

We need you to share our vision because, together, we really can beat heart disease.

Relate

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Relate offers advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation, consultations and support face-to-face, by phone and through this website.

MS Society

MS Society
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.

Sands

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Sands is the stillbirth and neonatal death charity. They operate throughout the UK, supporting anyone affected by the death of a baby, working to improve the care bereaved parents receive, and promoting research to reduce the loss of babies’ lives.

Action for me

Action for me takes the action to end the ignorance, injustice and neglect faced by people with myalgic encephalomyelitis (M.E.). They do this by meeting need now to improve the lives of people with M.E. while taking action to secure change for the future.

National Autistic Society

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The National Autistic Society is the UK’s largest provider of specialist autism services. They bring passion and expertise to the lives of 100,000 autistic people every year.

LGBT – Intercom Trust

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Intercom Trust began in 1997. It is a lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans charity working across Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and the wider South West, providing:

  • Help and Support
  • Advocacy
  • Counselling
  • Training
  • Information
  • Support Groups
  • Online Directory
  • Community Surveys
  • Conferences
  • Consultancy

Cruse Bereavement Care

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Cruse Bereavement Care was founded in 1959 and is a national charity providing free advice, information and support to adults, young people and children who are struggling to cope with grief arising from bereavement. Their goal is to provide somewhere to turn to when somebody dies.

Citizens Advice Teignbridge

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Citizens Advice provide free, confidential and impartial advice. Their goal is to help people find a way forward, whatever problems they face, and to campaign for change on the issues affecting people’s lives.