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The Restricted Growth Association (RGA)

Restricted Growth Association
Organisation name
The Restricted Growth Association (RGA)
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
BA20 9FF
Main Phone No
0300 111 1970
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?
Is there a local support network?
Does the organisation provide free publications or leaflets?
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?
Details of newsletter
A quarterly magazine is circulated to Association members
Does the organisation fund research?