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Action for Blind People

Action for Blind People is a national UK charity which aims to enable blind people and partially sighted people to enjoy equal opportunities in everyaspect of their lives through work, leisure, housing and support


Afasic was founded in 1968 as a parent-led organisation to help children and young people with speech and language impairments and their families. It provides information for parents - and professionals - and produces a range of publications. Members meet in local groups in many areas of the UK.

Age Concern England

Age Concern cares about all older people and believes later life should be fulfilling and enjoyable.

AMRC -The Association of Medical Research Charities

The Association of Medical Research Charities was founded in 1972 and was re-established as a formal organisation in 1987. The objects of the Association are to further medical research in the United Kingdom generally, and in particular, the advancement of the effectiveness of those charities of which a principal activity is medical research

Breast Cancer Care

Breast Cancer Care is the national organisation which offers information, emotional and practical support to people affected by breast cancer. Breast Cancer Care has a range of services which provide emotional support and practical help to more than a quarter of a million people each year.

British Deaf Association

The BDA is the national charity organisation representing about 70,000 Deaf people in the UK; it is the leading edge of the Deaf movement. The BDA currently has approximately 6,500 members. The membership consists mainly of Deaf people. There are 12 Area Councils and over 175 local branches all over the UK. The BDA is a democratic Association with an Executive Council made up of elected representatives from every region of the UK: it is the only organisation in the UK to represent Deaf people in this way.

British Heart Foundation

The British Heart Foundation is a charitable organisation that aims to play in the fight against heart disease a leading role

British Institute of learning Disabilities

BILD is an inderpendent registered charity in Kidderminister, UK. The organisation was founded in 1972 and is committed to improving the quality of life of all people with a learning disability

Cancer Research UK

The Cancer Research Campaign was founded in 1923 and each year we build on the fundraising and scientific achievements of the year before. We are getting bigger and better every year.

Cobweb Foundation (Holiday Accomodation)

The Foundation was brought into being, specifically to benefit those people, young or old, but most in need, and suffering, in some way, shape or form, through poverty, sickness, physical or mental disability. We aim, in the interests of social welfare, to provide, or promote the provision of holidays, or other facilities for recreational or leisure time occupation, in an effort to relieve the needs, advance the education, and improve the quality and condition of life.

Disability Equality in education

Disability Equality in Education (DEE) is a rapidly expanding charity, which was set up in 1996 based on the pioneering work of Richard Rieser and Micheline Mason. The foundation of our work is to promote inclusion in the education system that celebrates and embraces in differences of individuals.

DOG AID (Assistance In Disability)

This is a non-profit organisation that specialises in helping people with disabilities in training their own dogs. We offer 2 levels of training, so owners can choose simply to train their pets to become obedient companions, or for those who require it can help them train their dogs to become qualified "Assistance Dogs".

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People train carefully selected dogs to alert severely, profoundly or totally deaf people to everyday sounds which hearing people may take for granted

Henshaw's Society for the Blind

Henshaws Society for Blind People is a leading edge charity providing care and support for people of all ages who are blind and partially sighted across northern England and North Wales.

Multiple Sclerosis Society

If you are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, or if someone close to you is diagnosed, you may feel shocked or bewildered. We aim to talk about MS accurately and honestly and to answer some of the questions people have when they are told they have MS.

Multiple Sclerosis Society

If you are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, or if someone close to you is diagnosed, you may feel shocked or bewildered. We aim to talk about MS accurately and honestly and to answer some of the questions people have when they are told they have MS.

National AIDS Trust

The National AIDS Trust (NAT) aims to promote a wider understanding of HIV and AIDS; develop and support efforts to prevent the spread of HIV; and improve the quality of life of people affected by HIV and AIDS.

RADAR (Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation)

A national organisation of and for disabled people. Its key areas of activity are: supporting over 500 local and national disability organisations; campaigning for improvements in disabled people`s lives; providing information to support independence and equality for disabled people.


The Samaritans is a registered charity based in the UK and Republic of Ireland that provides confidential emotional support to any person who is suicidal or despairing; and that increases public awareness of issues around suicide and depression

SENSE - UK Deafblind Charity

Sense is the UK`s leading organisation for people who are deafblind or have associated disabilities. Deafblindness - a combination of sight and hearing loss - is one of the most challenging disabilities someone can face. Yet given the right services and support, deafblind people can develop their talents and choose how they wish to live their lives.

Spinal Injuries Association

We are the national organisation of spinal cord injured people. We represent all their interests regardless of how the impairment occurred, whether or not it has resulted in full or partial paralysis. We support all those who are affected by spinal cord injury, including the family and friends of the disabled person. Our purpose is to promote the integration and full participation in society of our members, by encouraging and enabling them to become fulfilled and in control of their lives.

The Mental Health Charity (MIND)

Mind is the leading mental health charity in England and Wales, and works for a better life for everyone with experience of mental distress.


Trailblazers is a nationwide organisation of young disabled and non-disabled campaigners. We want people aged 16-30 to join the fight to improve services for people living with muscle disease.
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