The Muscular Dystrophy campaign is dedicated to improving lives of more than 70,000 babies, children and adults who are affected by muscle disease. Muscular Dystrophy UK is the charity for the 70,000 people living with muscle-wasting conditions in the UK. We bring together people affected by more…
- 0800 652 6352.
NAS North Somerset Group offers support to parents of children or adults who have an autism spectrum condition (ASC). This is in the form of support group meetings held once a month in Portishead. Please email for dates and further information.
The National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS) campaign to bring down barriers faced by deaf children and young people through the following services: Newborn hearing screening Grants and equipment Listening bus Family officers Events
- 0808 800 8880
- 020 7490 8656
- 020 7251 5020
North Somerset People First promotes and encourages people with a learning disability to speak up for themselves, empowering them to be in control of their own lives, now and in the future. They also support disabled people affected by hate crime.
- 01934 426 086
We exist to reduce the number of young people who take their own lives by shattering the stigma around suicide and equipping young people and their communitites with the skills to recognise and respond to suicidal behaviour.
- 0800 068 4141 helpline
- 07786 209 697 SMS
Welcome to Rethink Mental Illness. We help millions of people affected by mental illness by challenging attitudes, changing lives. Here is just a selection about what we do, and what it means for you. Advice and information line open from 10am to 2pm Monday to…
- 0300 5000 927
If you or someone you know has a sight problem, the RNIB can help. Our Helpline (telephone 0303 123 9999) offers an immediate, expert and confidential service. Many of our Helpline staff have sight problems themselves. They are trained to listen and to give reassurance and advice. Our staff…
- 0303 123 9999
- 020 7388 1266
- 020 7388 2034
RNID South West helps deaf and hard of hearing people to have a better quality life and to get involved in their community. It has a focus on helping isolated people by providing an outreach information service to promote deaf awareness issues, equipment, services and benefits.…
- 0808 808 0123
Safe Link is funded by the Police and Crime Commissioner to provide much needed support for sexual abuse survivors across Avon and Somerset. The service offers a range of support, including an accredited ISVA service, help for male victims, for people with learning disabilities and…
- 0333 323 1543
SANE was established in 1986 to improve the quality of life for people affected by mental illness, following the overwhelming public response to a series of articles published in The Times entitled The Forgotten Illness. Written by the charity’s founder and Chief Executive, Marjorie Wallace,…
- 0300 304 7000
- 0203 805 1790