Children with Cancer UK
Children with Cancer UK is a leading national charity dedicated to childhood cancer. Their vision is a world where every child survives cancer. They fund dedicated cancer research whilst supporting the wellbeing of families through treatment and beyond. www.childrenwithcancer.org.uk
The Brain Tumour Charity
The Brain Tumour Charity funds vital research, raises awareness of brain tumour symptoms, and provides specialised support and information to anyone affected by a diagnosis. Phone 0808 800 0004 or visit The Brain Tumour Charity’s website: https://www.thebraintumourcharity.org/living-with-a-brain-tumour/get-support/support-and-info-line/
Scotty’s Little Soldiers
Scotty’s Little Soldiers is a charity dedicated to supporting military children and young people (0 to 25 years) who have experienced the death of a parent who served in the British Armed Forces. Assistance covers tri-service and is available to children of both Regular and Reserve Forces, as well as veterans.
Scotty’s currently supports over 600 members and services offered include access to child bereavement support, guidance to parents and carers, personal education and learning assistance (including grants), and fun activities such as holiday respite breaks and group events. These are all designed to remind the children and young people supported by Scotty’s that they are not alone.
www.scottyslittlesoldiers.co.uk / 0800 092 8571
Child Bereavement UK
Child Bereavement UK helps families to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. We support children and young people (up to the age of 25) when someone important to them has died or is not expected to live, and parents and the wider family when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying. We provide training to professionals in health and social care, education, and the voluntary and corporate sectors, equipping them to provide the best possible care to bereaved families.
For more information or to support the work of the charity, please email:
Visit our website: www.childbereavementuk.org
National Helpline: 0800 02 888 40
Cancer Research UK is the world’s leading cancer charity dedicated to saving lives through research, influence and information. We support research into all aspects of cancer through the work of over 4,000 scientists, doctors and nurses. This pioneering work into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer has helped save millions of lives.
For further information about Cancer Research UK's work or to find out how to support the charity, please call 0300 123 1022 or visit www.cancerresearchuk.org. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
The Macmillan Support Line offers confidential support to people living with cancer and their loved ones. If you need to talk, we'll listen. Call free on 0808 808 000 (7 days a week, 8am to 8pm) or visit www.macmillan.org.uk
Shelter exists to defend the right to a safe home and fight the devastating impact the housing emergency has on people and society. Shelter believes that home is everything. Anyone who is worried about losing their home can contact Shelter for free and expert advice by visiting www.shelter.org.uk/get_help
Crisis is the national charity for people experiencing homelessness. We work side by side with thousands of people each year as they find ways out of homelessness. We provide practical support to help people access benefits, healthcare services, employment opportunities, and to ultimately find a safe, affordable home. To find out how Crisis could help you please visit crisis.org.uk/get-help/
Windrush Justice Programme
A new programme by Action for Race Equality, for organisations providing advocacy support to those impacted by the Windrush scandal across the UK.
The programme aims to strengthen grassroots groups at the forefront of advocacy work, already supporting individuals apply for compensation and documentation including work to regulate their status
Shout is a free, confidential, 24/7 text support service for anyone in the UK who is struggling to cope. Shout's trained volunteers are available at any time of day or night to listen and support with issues such as anxiety, depression, eating disorders, self-harm and suicide. To start an anonymous conversation, text SHOUT to 85258. For more information, visit giveusashout.org.
At the MND Association, we fund research, improve care and provide support for people with MND, their families and carers.
Whether you have been diagnosed with MND or you know someone who has, our services can make a real difference to how you cope in the future.
MND Connect helpline: 0808 802 6262
The Prince’s Trust believes that every young person should have the chance to succeed, no matter what their background or the challenges they are facing. We help those from disadvantaged communities and those facing the greatest adversity by supporting them to build the confidence and skills to live, learn and earn.
The free courses offered by The Trust help young people aged 11-30 to develop essential life skills, get ready for work and access job opportunities. We support them to find work because having a job or running a business can lead to a more stable, fulfilling life.
Further information about The Prince’s Trust is available at princes-trust.org.uk or on 0800 842 842.