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Self Help UK

Self Help Groups

  • Wales Council for the Blind

    Promotes welfare of the blind and partially sighted.
  • Wales Council for the Deaf

    Offers advice on all aspects of hearing difficulties.
  • Wales Domestic Abuse Helpline

    The Wales Domestic Abuse Helpline provides a bilingual free and confidential information and support service to anyone, regarding any domestic abuse issues in Wales. The helpline provides information on local services including: Emergency accommodation Counselling Welfare and benefits...
  • Wales Mobility & Driving Assessment Service

    The Wales Mobility and Driving Assessment Service is a registered charity funded by the National Assembly for Wales. Their aim is to offer impartial and professional advice that will enable people who are elderly or have a disability to achieve their optimum level of independent outdoor mobility....
  • Warrington & District Cancer self help group

    Offering help and suport to people family and friends effected by cancer
  • Way Foundation

    The WAY Foundation provides a self-help social and support network for men and women widowed under the age of 50, and their children. The main aim is to help those widowed young to rebuild their lives by helping one another. Aims of the WAY Foundation are: To provide a social and support...
  • WCT Phoneline for Men with Cancer

    Providing the opportunity to talk to someone who has been through the diagnosis and treatment of testicular cancer.
  • Weight Concern

    Weight Concern is a registered charity, set up in 1997 to tackle the rising problem of obesity. The charity, which won the 'Best New Charity of the Year' award in 2002, works to address both the physical and psychological health needs of overweight people and to guide the development of more...
  • Weight Watchers UK

    Group therapy to aid weight loss. Magazine, leaflets and local group meetings.
  • Weightwise

    The Weightwise website has been developed, and is managed by, the British Dietetic Association (BDA), the organisation that represents registered dietitians in the UK. The website has been funded by a project grant from the Department of Health and the content written by registered...
  • WellBeing

    WellBeing is the health research charity for women and babies, we provide information on areas of women's obstetric and gynaecological health.
  • WellChild Helpline

    The WellChild helpline provides a confidential service to anyone who needs advice and information about any aspect of children's health. The helpline provides support and can direct people to other organisations which can offer further help. The service is available to children, young people,...
  • Wellness From Within

    Wellness From Within offers a holistic stress management service using EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) and Reiki for the relief of unresolved negative emotions that are often the cause of spiralling mental and physical fatigue, that eventually lead to illness and depression. Treatments...
  • Wellwomen Information

    Information, support and counselling
  • Welsh Women's Aid

    Welsh Women’s Aid is the national umbrella organisation representing local Women’s Aid groups in Wales. Their 34 member groups provide direct women-centred support in the community and in refuge to thousands of women and children who have or who are experiencing domestic abuse. Welsh Women’s...
  • Wessex

    For over 30 years Wessex has been designing, manufacturing and supplying innovative lifting products that help provide access for the less able. Their products are suitable for both public or domestic properties and can be installed either in or outside the building. Visit their website for...
  • Wessex Cancer Trust

    Wessex Cancer Trust exists to provide support for people living with or affected by cancer, irrespective of their age across Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Wiltshire, Dorset and the Channel Islands. The charity currently has five cancer support centres and as well as counselling and complementary...
  • West London SANDS

    This group supports parents and their families whose baby/ babies die before, during or shortly after birth ( miscarriage, termination for abnormality, stillbirth and neonatal death)We also support parents through subsequent pregnancies. We also support health professionals. West London SANDS...
  • West Suffolk, Thetford and Sudbury Cancer Support Group

    Our Primary function is to help each other through the difficult times however we have been affected by Cancer. We enjoy life as well and are open to anyone affected by cancer.
  • West Syndrome Support Group

    The West Syndrome Support Group was formed in 1989, in the UK, by parents of children suffering from West Syndrome.
  • Weymouth Aftercare Centre

    Weymouth Aftercare Centre offers a residential recovery programme for drug and alcohol dependent men (over the age of 18). The Centre aims to offer high quality, safe and secure treatment and rehabilitation. It assists, encourages and enables each client to recover from their individual...
  • What About The Children?

    What About The Children? provides a conduit between academic research and the wider audience of parents, professionals and policy makers. It seeks to raise awareness of the emotional needs of children under three, explaining and promoting the work and role of parents in securing the emotional...
  • Wheelchair Users Group

    A user led charity that provide help, information and support for wheelchair users, enablers/carers and disability organisations residing in or operating in Kent. Facilitates NHS countrywide wheelchair user forum regarding provision of wheelchairs for disabled people. Runs Folkestone...
  • Wheelpower - British Wheelchair Sport

    Each year many thousands of men, women and children become disabled due to an accident or illness. WheelPower is the national charity for wheelchair sport and helps these people and many others with disabilities to achieve their sporting dreams.
  • Whitefinger.co.uk

    Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) or 'white finger' is a widespread hazard, with over one million UK workers exposed to vibration over the Health and Safety Executive's action limit. HAVS is the most common disease assessed by the DSS and is the most common disease reported under the reporting of...
  • Whizz-Kidz

    Whizz-Kidz is all about giving disabled children and young people the independence to enjoy an active childhood – at home, at school and at play. By providing them with essential mobility equipment, training, advice and life skills, we actually give them something much more important; the...
  • Who Cares? Scotland

    Who Cares? Scotland was established in 1978 to act as the consumer voice of looked after young people. The organisation is committed to improving the standard of life for all looked after young people in Scotland. To achieve this aim, the organisation ensures that young people are consulted and...
  • Who Cares? Trust

    The Who Cares? Trust is a registered charity which works to improve public care for children and young people living in residential or foster care who are thus separated from their families. The Trusts main concern is the well-being of such children in the UK. Who Cares? Magazine is produced for...
  • Why me?

    Gives advice to people suffering from anxiety and to their friends and relatives. Enquirers can be sent information packs relating to their needs. Covers all aspects of living with these conditions and how to get help.
  • Williams Syndrome Foundation Ltd

    Information, contact, acquiring information, assisting and funding research
  • Willow Foundation

    The Willow Foundation is for young adults living with life limiting and life threatening conditions. They are committed to making a difference to the lives of those young people at a time when they, and their families, most need an escape from the day-to-day problems that serious illness brings...
  • Willowbrook

    Willowbrook provides mobility solutions that make a difference to people’s lives. Their products include beds, recliners, mobility scooters, bathing solutions and stairlifts
  • Wilson's Syndrome Group

    Raises medical awareness, collects data for research, offers support, counselling and contact with other sufferers if needed
  • Wimbledon Cancer Friendship Group

    Welcomes anyone affected by any cancer, offering friendship and support - come and share experiences and meet friends. Drop-in meetings held every Thursday in central Wimbledon, monthly evening talks, socials and outings - call 07948 767936 for more info.
  • Win Health

    Win Health Limited is a manufacturer and a supplier of a broad range of medical devices and self-care products. Win Health supplies directly to the NHS, private healthcare, social services, councils, charities, care homes, and the public.
  • Wingate Special Children's Trust

    The Wingate Centre aims to enrich the lifestyle of people with mental or physical disabilities by providing gymnastic, educational and recreational facilities for all ages and all levels of disability. They have two areas of operation: Gymnasium specialising in disabilities. Holiday centre...
  • Wings Group of Medical Companies

    Wings Aeromedical Service currently manages over 3,000 cases per year, resulting in over 1,000 escorted commercial medical repatriations and over 200 air ambulance repatriations per year. As an assistance company Alert Assistance-Wings offers 24-hour medical help through their emergency telephone...
  • Winston's Wish

    Winston's Wish helps bereaved children and young people rebuild their lives after a family death. They offer practical support and guidance to families, to professionals and to anyone concerned about a grieving child. Their child-focused approach supports the whole family. The Winston's Wish...
  • Wireless for the Bedridden Society

    WIRELESS FOR THE BEDRIDDEN is a national charity which provides televisions and/or radios for people who are housebound and in financial need.
  • WISH

    WISH (Whiplash Injury Support & Help) was set up in 1992 by a victim of a road traffic accident who sustained a whiplash injury. The following types of help and support are offered: An 'empathetic' ear to fellow sufferers. Advice on legal issues. Advice on benefits. Advice on treatments....

    WITNESS is the only charity in the UK working exclusively on breaches of trust in professional relationships. Their mission: "WITNESS is dedicated to helping people who have been abused by health and social care workers and working to prevent abuse. We do this by providing specialist...
  • WLSinfo

    Online and physical information for those who have had or are considering weight loss surgery
  • Wolf Hirschhorn Syndrome Trust for the UK and Ireland.

    The Trust achieved charitable status in 1994 however the original support group was founded in 1978 by the late Chris Hilder who wanted to ensure families caring for someone with WHS could access information - both medical and practical. The primary aims of the Trust remain the same as Chris' and...
  • Wolverhampton Infertility Self Help

    Please call for details
  • Womb Cancer Support UK

    Womb Cancer Support UK was founded in April 2011. The main aim of WCSUK is to provide support, advice and information to women going through womb cancer. WCSUK is also raising awareness of the signs and symptoms of womb cancer so that women can be womb aware and know what to look out for.
  • Women of the Beaumont Society (WOBS)

    Telephone support for wives & partners & transvestites & transsexuals WOBS are committed to: Supporting and understanding the needs of all women in an intimate, familial or social relationship with a gender dysphoric person; Educating and informing all persons who are interested in learning...
  • Women's Aid Federation for England

    Telephone advice line for support and referral to refuges for abused women. Leaflets and literature about domestic violence.
  • Women's Health

    Women's Health is a charity which provides information and support to women on gynaecological and sexual health. We specialise in information on fibroids, heavy bleeding, hrt, hysterectomy, menopause, pelvic inflammatory disease, premenstrual tension, prolapse, thrush, abnormal smear, DES, abortion...
  • Women's Health Concern

    Help with gynaecological, obstetric disorders, menopause, sexual health, use of HRT
  • Womens Nationwide Cancer Control Campaign [WNCCC]

    The WNCCC aims to support and encourage the take-up of screening opportunities where appropiriate, and to raise awareness of signs of early cancer
  • Women's Nutritional Advisory Service

  • Women's Support Project

    Aims are to raise awareness of the extent and effects of male violence and work towards improved and consistent services for abused women and children. Ongoing limited support for women whose children have been abused.
  • Workaholics Anonymous

    Workaholics Anonymous is a small self-help group patterned after Alcoholics Anonymous. In 2007 there were groups in London, Liverpool, and Gloucestershire. Free literature is sent to all inquirers. There are no charges for attendance at meetings but a collection is taken.
  • Working Families

    Working Families is a UK work-life balance organisation. They help and give a voice to working parents and carers, whilst also helping employers create workplaces which encourage work-life balance for everyone. Armed by all they hear from their supporters they make the case to government and...
  • Worster-Drought Syndrome Support Group

    To offer support to other families affected by Worster-Drought Syndrome. To raise awareness of Worster-Drought Syndrome with professional workers and other interested individuals. To raise awareness of Worster-Drought Syndrome Support Group. Support and promotion of any research into...
  • WPF Therapy

    WPF Therapy provides counselling, psychotherapy and CBT at the above address and at 32 other locations in England (telephone or see the website for details). Clients self-refer. There is a sliding scale of fees, depending on income. The organisation also offers training to counsellors and...
  • WRVS

    WRVS is one of the largest voluntary organisations in Britain with around 60,000 men and women helping older people to stay independent at home, or stay active in their community. They help provide the essentials and support to patients and visitors in over 300 hospitals throughout the country and...
  • www.counselling.ltd.uk

    A Registered UK Charity offering one-to-one counselling and support across the UK.
  • www.guideforlife.com

    guideforlife is the first online network for people affected by illness, ageing, dying and bereavement in the UK, offering the best in practical advice, support, information, services and products. Our links to charities, carers and support organisations, combined with an extensive range of...
  • www.pocketmentor.co.uk

    Life coach, diary, and success system in one for helping people with low self esteem