Information, advice and listening support for Muslim women. Help with a range of concerns including family matters, marriage, domestic abuse, racial harassment, immigration, Shariah, education, employment, finance, housing, health, social isolation and leisure activities suitable for Muslim women. Part of the Muslim Women's Resource Centre which provides a drop-in centre, information, advice, advocacy, counselling, including bereavement. Referrals and signposting to specialist services when required.
National UK eating disorders organisation providing on-going care, emotional support and practical guidance for anyone affected by eating disorders and their families. Support includes a national telephone helpline, befriending service and nutritional support. ABC also provides training in eating disorders and related self-harm for professionals and produces a range of self-help publications.
Anxiety UK offer support, advice and information on all anxiety, stress and anxiety-based depression conditions and provides a wide range of services to support those affected by these conditions; from those living with stress or mild anxiety, to those with more severe, complex and longstanding issues. Their team of volunteers can help find the right resources to manage anxiety and the helpline services are built on Anxiety UK’s ethos that those who have at some time in their lives been affected by anxiety, stress and/or anxiety-based depression are well placed to be able to offer support to others similarly affected.
Provide support, information and advice to people suffering from asbestos-related diseases and their families in the West Midlands area. Home visiting service which provides support, benefits checks, disabled car badges and other forms of help. Asbestos Support Central England operates across the areas covered by Coventry, Birmingham and Wolverhampton City Councils and Walsall, Dudley, Sandwell and Solihull Borough Councils.
‘Ask Eve’ offers nurse led information and support on the five gynaecological cancers: womb, ovarian, cervical, vulval and vaginal. The service provides free, confidential, up-to-date clinical information on these cancers, the risk factors, signs and symptoms and screening. Anyone wanting information can access the specialist nurses via phone or email. The service also offers the latest information through the Facebook page and a forum with regular webchats from experts in the area of gynaecological cancers. The goal of the charity and the service is to ultimately reduce the number of women dying from gynaecological cancers in the UK.
The Adviceline provides information, support and education to people with asthma and their parents/carers. The free and confidential service provided by a specialised asthma nurse provides advice on a range of topics, including managing asthma symptoms, setting up an asthma action plan and accessing services and support for caring for someone with asthma. Browse website for useful information, publications and helpful videos.
Helpline offers advice, information, signposting and a listening ear for people who suffer from Ataxia. Provides information through the website, run annual conferences and supports a national network of Branches and Support Groups. Funds research and raises awareness of ataxia.
A free and confidential service which provides information, advice, support services and in some cases, financial assistance to help current, former, retiree bank workers and dependants across the UK. Bank Workers Charity is independent of the banks. The helpline team can provide support relating to a range of issues including disability and long term conditions, caring responsibilities, coping with physical and mental health conditions, debt and money management, relationships and work-life balance.
Provides support, advocacy and information services to adults and children with Bardet-Biedl Syndrome, their families and carers. Support includes through diagnosis, health transitions and treatments. Further support includes information and booklets, annual family conference weekend, activity breaks and trips, young people and adult groups and newsletter. Calls to a 07 mobile number typically cost between 10p to 20p from a landline and 3p to 65p from a mobile.
Helpline for Black, Asian and minority ethnic children, young people and families providing culturally informed and sensitive advice, signposting, advocacy, emotional support and free therapeutic support. The helpline also supports Hong Kong British Nationals (Overseas) and their families to successfully settle in the UK and will offer advice on a range of issues, including but not limited to, housing options, accessing education, welfare benefits, integration and resettlement. Further assistance includes emotional support and six free sessions of psychotherapy delivered by qualified Barnardo’s therapists, practical support such as food vouchers and access to digital devices.