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Self Help UK

Self Help Groups

  • A Different Journey

    A Different Journey aims to support those widowed at a young age, and their children. Coming from a Christian perspective, A Different Journey seeks to offer hope and support to those of all faiths and none.
  • A Guide To Living With A Stoma

    A website offering comprehensive information on stoma lifestyle issues – at home, diet, on holiday and out & about. Additional sections for accessories, events, forums, medical glossary, new products, news, open days, suppliers and support organisations UK and worldwide.
  • A Hepatitis C Support Service

    A Hepatitis C support, advice, information, testing, training and outreach service
  • A Life Without

    A group set up by volunteers who have suffered the stranglehold of homelessness, drink, drugs and depression. We are all service users or ex service users.
  • A Little Wish

    'A little wish* provides many areas of information and support for infertility and overcoming infertility. We support people though pregnancy to allow them to make more informed decisions eg homebirth, caesarean, hysterectomy, mutipal birth, etc.
  • A Place for The Heart

    A site dedicated as a resource for self healing. Includes free online mediations, self help techniques and problem page. Also available CDs books etc.
  • A1 Mobility

    A1 Mobility offer a comprehensive range of mobility products to assist disabled customers. Scooters, powerchairs, riser recliner chairs, adjustable beds, bath and stair lifts can all be supplied by A1 Mobility with full service back up if required. Trained and motability accredited staff provide...
  • Aarskog Syndrome Support Group (U.K.)

    Offering support and information to those affected by the Syndrome, their families, and professionals who may deal with the Syndrome.

    ABAPSTAS (the Association of Blind and Partially Sighted Teachers and Students) was founded in 1970 by visually impaired people with the primary aim of supporting students, teachers and lecturers. Since then, ABAPSTAS has grown into a national self-help and campaigning organisation with a strong...
  • Abbeycare Foundation

    Abbeycare foundation is an established alcohol addiction treatment centre in the UK. It is located in the tranquil countryside of North Ayrshire, in South West Scotland.
  • Abbeyfield

    Provides care and companionship for older people, by supportive, very sheltered housing for small groups of residents living as a 'family'. Extra care is offered for larger groups of frail, older people as a 24 hour personal service provided by professional staff
  • Abbott Diabetes Care

    Abbott Diabetes Care was established in April 2004. Abbott Laboratories is one of the largest and most innovative diagnostic companies in the world, with a presence in more than 130 countries. Abbott Diabetes Care develops, manufactures and markets blood glucose monitoring systems that enable...
  • Abergele Mobility

    Abergele Mobility offer a wide range of products such as: Daily living aids Walking frames Bathroom rails & equipment Toilet frames & aids Wheelchairs & electric scooters Rise & recline chairs & beds Moving & handling aids Personal care products Medical supplies
  • Ability Housing Association

    Ability Housing Association is a Registered Social Landlord (RSL) that specialises in providing disabled people with housing and support services to enable them to live more independent lives. They work in partnership with local authority Housing, Social Services and Supporting People teams, the...
  • AbilityNet

    national charity whose aim is to make the benefits of using computers available to disabled people.
  • Able Community Care

    Enables elderly and disabled people to continue living in their own home, by providing a rational live-in home carer service. Nation-wide coverage
  • Able2wear

    Able2wear design wheelchair garments.
  • Abortion Law Reform Association

    The association campaigns for a womans right to choose an abortion, both in law and in practice
  • Accept Services

    Facilitators assist group members towrds understanding the feelings and personal issues that have played a part in problems with alcohol
  • Acceptance

    Established in 1987, "Acceptance" is a helpline and support for the parents and families of homosexual people, of whatever age. The founders and members are all parents of gay children, so are able to empathise with feelings of isolation and often devastation which parents experience in the...
  • Access Ramps

    Access Ramps are an established company providing an extensive range of SteplessT, portable aluminium wheelchair ramps and scooter ramps, with a usual UK mainland delivery within three working days. The SteplessT range of wheelchair ramps from GULDMANN include thoughtful details such as...
  • Access to Neurological Services Rehabilitation and Support (ANSRS)

    User/ consultation group that is working closely with staff, service users,planners and providers of the floyd unit and the community neurological services
  • Access Travel

    Access Travel is a licensed tour operator with full consumer protection, offering continental holidays for disabled people from most major UK airports. Destinations include: Majorca, Tenerife, Algarve, Lanzarote, Spain, Cyprus, Crete, Malta, Florida, and self-drive holidays to France.
  • Accessatlast Limited

    Accessatlast Limited was founded by Stephen Pritchard; a T7 paraplegic with a brachial plexus right arm (tri-plegic) caused by a motorbike accident in 1992 whilst serving in the Royal Air Force. They are presently the only website in the world advertising accommodation with at least one room...
  • Accessible Property Register

    Accessible Property Register advertises wheelchair accessible holiday accommodation and wheelchair accessible residential property for sale and rent across the UK and overseas. All property and holiday accommodation advertised will have at least basic wheelchair access and many properties include...
  • Accessible Travel & Leisure

    Accessible Travel and Leisure (ATL) can provide a range of holiday options to those who seek accessibility as a basic requirement. They offer a range of accessible holidays for wheelchair users, the sensory impaired, slow walkers, mature travellers, their families and friends. They can arrange...
  • Accident Line

    Accident Line is the only personal injury referral scheme endorsed by The Law Society There is no middleman. You will deal directly with an experienced solicitor If you do win your case, an Accident Line solicitor will achieve maximum compensation for you If you don't win, we can help you to...
  • Ace Centre Advisory Trust

    The Oxford ACE Centre provides a focus for the use of technology with the communication and educational needs of young people with physical and communication difficulties. They offer a wide variety of services including in-depth individual assessments, information, R&D, and specialist training for...
  • ACE Centre North

    ACE Centre - North offers a range of services in connection with the use of assistive technology (AT) and alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) resources and systems for individuals with physical and communication difficulties. Services are offered to the North of England. A similar...
  • ACeBabes

    AceBabes (Families Following Assisted Conception) was originally formed in December of 1998, with a handful of members based in the Nottingham area. The group has grown and its membership base has extended through the East Midlands and beyond. It was borne out of the knowledge that, as parents of...
  • Achondroplasia.co.uk

    Achondroplasia is the most common form of short limb dwarfism. Achonodroplasia.co.uk has been set up to provide support and information to those affected by the condition and those caring for them - both parents and professionals. The site includes in depth information on the condition, its...
  • Acnehelp

    Acne Help is a site which aims to help acne sufferers, and has common sense information about acne, accutane, roaccutane, and other treatments for this unpleasant and psychologically damaging disorder.
  • Acorn Stairlifts

    Acorn Stairlifts manufacture and install stairlifts to provide mobility and accessibility solutions for the difficulties customers, both young and elderly alike, experience in their daily lives.
  • Acorns Children's Hospice Trust

    Provides care and support life limited children and their carers

    ACROSS is a charity dedicated to helping terminally ill and severely disabled adults and children to go on pilgrimage to Lourdes. They cannot fly due to their medical conditions, and so ACROSS takes them there by Jumbulances, purpose-built coach-ambulances, with able-bodied helpers, including...
  • ACT (Association for Children's Palliative Care)

    ACT (the Association for Children's Palliative Care) is a national charity seeking to promote excellence and equity in the provision of care and support for all children and young people with life-threatening or life-limiting conditions and their families. It campaigns for improved provision of...
  • Action Against Allergy

    Providing information across the whole spectrum of allergy-related illness, to patients, their carers and health professionals. Maintain a database of nation-wide allergy treatment resources and specialists
  • Action Against Alopecia

  • Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA)

    Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA) is the independent charity which promotes better patient safety and justice for people who have been affected by a medical accident. A 'medical accident' is where unintended harm has been caused as a result of treatment or failure to treat...
  • Action Cancer

    Provides full-time screening clinics for women concerned about breast and cervical cancer. Information, advice and evening clinics for men concerned about prostate and testicular cancers
  • Action Duchenne

    Action Duchenne aims to: Find a viable treatment and cure for Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy. Identify and fund research programmes, utilising scientists from around the world whose major interests are Duchenne muscular dystrophy research. Increase worldwide awareness of the...
  • Action for Dysphasic Adults

    Speakability is the national charity that supports and empowers people with aphasia to overcome the barriers they face by: supporting people with aphasia and their carers through its information service, national network of Self-Help Groups and programme of activities influencing...
  • Action for Kids

    Action for Kids' purpose is to provide relief for children and young people suffering from physical and mental disability by assisting them to lead full and independent lives.The charity's main activities are as follows. Providing direct services for severely disabled children and young...
  • Action for M.E.

    Action for M.E. is a national charity campaigning to improve the lives of people with M.E. in the UK. Action for M.E. is a UK based national membership organisation and registered charity (Reg. No. 1036419). It is supported by its members, donations from individuals, local M.E. groups, businesses...
  • Action for Sick Children

    Action for Sick Children is a leading UK authority on Children's Healthcare issues. We work with both healthcare professionals and Government bodies to improve the quality of care of sick children
  • Action for Sick Children (Scotland)

    Action for Sick Children (Scotland) is dedicated to informing, promoting and campaigning on behalf of the needs of all sick children and young people in the healthcare system. They try and ensure that sick children always receive the highest standard of healthcare possible and do so in partnership...
  • Action for Victims of Medical Accidents

    Independent charity providing advice by medically qualified staff to individuals affected by a medical accident. Maintains list of approved solicitors experienced in medical negligence. Also promotes and supports development of self-help amongst those affected, and campaigns for better patient...
  • Action Medical Research

    Leading charity Action Medical Research is dedicated to building a better, healthier future by investigating many serious illnesses.
  • Action MS Northern Ireland

    The Action MS Social Care Team is now well established and is working to meet a growing demand for practical help. In partnership with statutory and community services Action MS comes alongside individuals and families to do what needs to be done to improve their quality of life and to give people...
  • Action on Addiction

    Action on Addiction is a registered charity, a founding member of the European Association for the Treatment of Addiction and aims to free people from addictions and its effect by providing interrelated services of the highest quality and effectiveness which have a clear and ethical basis and which...
  • Action on Elder Abuse

    Aims to prevent abuse in old age by promoting changes in policy and practice, through raising awareness, education, promoting research and the provision of infomation. Offers a national infomation service for all enquirers, a membership service, and a confidential helpline for anyone concerned abut...
  • Action on Gilbert's Syndrome

    Action on Gilbert's Syndrome (GS) wants to do three things: Help support people with GS through information and sharing stories. Get more healthcare professionals understanding the real challenges of GS and how they can keep people better prepared for life with the condition. Develop the...
  • Action on Pain

    A national charity run entirely by volunteers that provides support and advice for those affected by chronic pain
  • Action on Pre-Eclampsia

    Information for parents and health professionals. Professional study days. Support via helpline and befriending services. Membership services, including newsletter.
  • Action on Pre-eclampsia

    Action on Pre-eclampsia (APEC) aims to inform and educate parents and health professionals about pre-eclampsia and its risks, support sufferers and their families, and promote medical research into the condition. Membership is open to sufferers, health professionals and other interested parties,...
  • Action on Smoking & Health (ASH)

    Lobbying Government for measures to reduce smoking. Disseminating information on smoking and health. Networking with other organisations on tobacco control.
  • Active Mobility Centre Ltd

    The Active Mobility website is an online catalogue of mobility and living aids ranging from non-slip egg cups to wheelchairs and scooters. Advice and after-sales service are available. Products are offered in the following categories. Mobility Toiletting Bathroom Beds and chairs Comfort...
  • ADA Reading Service for the Blind

    Volunteer readers will transfer written and printed material on to audio tapes provided by the client.
  • Adapt

    Treatment centres for people with alcohol and drug problems.
  • Add A Voice

    We offer advocacy support to individuals and groups across the Wigan Metropolitan area. We are able to assist people in speaking up for themselves or are able to speak up on their behalf. Examples of situations where someone might need an advocate are; attending doctors appointments, making a...