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The Restricted Growth Association (RGA)

Restricted Growth Association
Organisation name
The Restricted Growth Association (RGA)
Description
The Restricted Growth Association (RGA) is a UK based charity that provides vital support to improve the quality of life for persons of restricted growth (dwarfism), and their families. We also supply information and advice to a wide range of medical professionals who treat patients with restricted growth. The RGA offers a telephone help service, dedicated medical and benefits officers, information publications and a regular member magazine, online discussion forums, an annual convention and regular social events. The Association also provides a network for families and adults with restricted growth throughout the UK; to enable them to meet with others who have first-hand experience of the same or similar conditions.
Street address
RGA Office
PO Box 5137
City/Town
Yeovil
County
Somerset
Postcode
BA20 9FF
Main Phone No
0300 111 1970
Fax
0300 111 2454
Helpline Number
0300 111 1970
Helpline: Hours of operation
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 10.30am-3.30pm; Wednesday 10.30am-1pm
Is this a national or local organisation?
National
Is there a local support network?
No
Does the organisation provide free publications or leaflets?
Yes
Details of publications and leaflets
Details of publications and leaflets: Information guides on a variety of different topics relevant to restricted growth, including booklets on all of the main restricted growth conditions and additional information on some of the day-to-day issues affecting people with short stature.
Does the organisation publish a newsletter?
Yes
Details of newsletter
A quarterly magazine is circulated to Association members
Does the organisation fund research?
No