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LINKS

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  •  Alzheimer's Society - UK care and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers
  • Cancer Research UK -  the UK's leading charity dedicated to cancer research. The website has a wealth of information about cancer
  • Centre for Accessible Environments - The Centre for Accessible Environments is committed to the provision of buildings and places which are accessible to all us
  • Choices and Rights - Choices and Rights is an organisation for disabled people in the Kingston upon Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area. Its aims are: To promote the independence and inclusion of all disabled people in society; To Identify and pro-actively challenge the discrimination faced by disabled people;To encourage disabled people to work together to achieve change locally
  • Community Legal Advice - This website offers free, confidential and independent legal advice for residents of England and Wales
  • Contact a Family - The UK wide charity providing advice, information and support to the parents of all disabled children
  • Counselling Directory - This is a free, confidential service for those looking for support or general advice about receiving counselling
  • Dial UK - A National organisation for a network of 140 local disability Information and advice services run by Disabled People 
  • Disability Law Service - Provide information and advice to disabled and Deaf people
  • Disability Living Foundation - On line database and helpline
  • Disability Now - An on-line version of the well known disability campaigning newspaper
  • Disabled People - DirectGov - The Governments Equality Act information Page
  • Disabled Peoples International - Has links to Independent Living schemes worldwide
  • HANA (Humber All Nations Alliance) - Supporting ethnic groups in Hull and the Humber region 
  • Headway Hull and East Yorkshire - Practical help and local support for people with brain injury, their families and carers. Contact: Lesley Saunders on 07538319716 (M) or 01430 430720
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  • HEY Mind - A local affiliated member of Mind, the mental health charity. Telephone 01482 240200
  • Hull City Council Crisis and home treatment team (out of office hours, weekend and public holidays) – Tel: 01482 335 790
  • Humber Mental Health Tel: 01482 301700
  • Independent Living Fund - The Independent Living Funds (ILF) provide cash payments to over 21,000 disabled people across the UK, allowing the choice to live inclusive and independent lives in their communities rather than residential care 
  • Law Centres Federation - provide free independent legal advice and representation to the most disadvantaged members of society.
  • Learning Difficulties - information on grants for people with learning difficulties.
  • mentalhealthcare.org.uk is a website for family members and friends of people with psychosis.  It gives up-to-date, evidence-based information about schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other mental health problems that may involve the symptoms of psychosis.  There is information about causes, symptoms and treatments.  The site aims to help relatives and friends in their caring role.
  • Mesothelioma Group - International organisation offering support and advice on mesothelioma and other forms of cancer. Includes details of scholarships.
  • Mind - National charity for mental health
  • NACAB - National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux
  • NCIL - National Centre for Independent Living, a resource on independent living, direct payments and individual budgets for disabled people and others working in the field
  • Public Law Project (PLP) - an independent, national legal charity which aims to improve access to public law remedies for those whose access is restricted by poverty, discrimination or other similar barriers. 
  • Radar - A national organisation run by and working with Disabled People
  • Samaritans - Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide
  • S.E.E.D. Eating Disorders Support Services - A local group covering Hull and East Riding offering support to carer(s) or immediate family members twishing to seek a better understanding of eating disorders
  • Therapy Directory - The Directory contains information on the many different complimentary therapies and has a 'Search For a Therapist Near You' function who can offer the complementary therapy that is specific to the needs of the individual. 
  • Turn2us - A charitable service which helps people access the money available to them – through welfare benefits, grants and other help
  • UKDPC - UK Disabled People's Council.  An umbrella body for disabled people’s organisations across the United Kingdom
  • Youreable - A wealth of information, goods and services for disabled people