Children and Young People

Action for Blind People is a national charity with local reach, providing practical help and support to blind and partially sighted people of all ages. Living with sight loss can be challenging. But we believe everyone affected by sight loss can face the future with confidence.

105  Judd Stree

WC1H 9NE

0303 123 9999 – Helpline

Provide free and confidential information to deaf and hard of hearing people, their families and professionals. We fund research to find a cure for hearing loss, and encourage the take-up of new technology and medical treatments to help manage the condition. We provide accessible information to help the people we support manage their condition and access their rights.

19-23 Featherstone Street,
London EC1Y 8SL

0808 808 0123 – free helpline
Head office – 020 723594442

Addaction can support people who have issues with drugs or alcohol, or who are experiencing mental health difficulties. If you’re looking for advice and information about drugs and alcohol then we can help. The Thinkaction mental health services support people to improve their mental wellbeing. Addaction provides specialist young people’s services across the UK for 10 – 17 year olds.

Addaction (Central Office),
67-69 Cowcross Street,
London EC1M 6PU

020 7251 5860

Arch is a free and confidential service for young people and adults who live or are registered with a GP in Hillingdon. We work with people at any stage of their alcohol or drug difficulties to provide a single point of access to assessment and treatment. We recognise the importance of providing treatment as well as any associated emotional/mental health issues.

64 High Street

Uxbridge

UB8 1JP

01895 207777

We work to stop asthma attacks and, ultimately, cure asthma by funding world leading research and scientists, campaigning for change and supporting people with asthma to reduce their risk of a potentially life threatening asthma attack.

Asthma UK
18 Manswell Street
London E1 8AA

0300 222 5800 (option 1) – ask an asthma nurse

We are here to support people who have or are worried they have an eating disorder, as well as others affected, such as friends and family members. B-eat provides helplines, online support and a network of UK-wide self-help groups to help adults and young people in the UK beat their eating disorders.

Unit 1 Chalk Hill House
19 Rosary Road
Norwich
Norfolk
NR1 1SZ

0808 801 0677 – Helpline
0808 801 0711 – Youthline

Our aims are to provide support and information to anyone who has a birthmark, and to support not only the person with the birthmark, but the whole family. Also ensure a better understanding amongst the medical profession about types of birthmarks, possible complications and treatment. To raise general awareness and acceptance and ease the path through schools by educating teachers and pupils.

BM The Birthmark Support Group

London WC1N 3XX

07825 855 888 – Information helpline

The British Red Cross helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are.
They are part of a global voluntary network, responding to conflicts, natural disasters and individual emergencies. They help vulnerable people in the UK and abroad prepare for, withstand and recover from emergencies in their own communities.

British Red Cross UK Office,
44 Moorfields,
London EC2Y 9AL

0344 871 11 11

Carers Trust  not only provides respite breaks for carers but have expanded remit to include care at home, information, advice and peer support activities, Live In Care, group activities and specialist services.

We support adults and children of all ages, with a wide range of disabilities and health conditions. We offer a person-centred approach that is flexible to the needs of the client.

Key House, 106 High Street, Yiewsley
Middlesex  UB7 7BQ

01895 258888

Changing Faces help people who have a disfigurement find a way to live the life they want. We help build people’s confidence to live their life on their terms. We want each person who has an unusual appearance to be living their life without the anxiety or fear of being ignored, physically or verbally abused, harassed, restricted, rejected or ejected.

Changing Faces
The Squire Centre
33-37 University Street
London WC1E 6JN

0300 0120 276 – skin camouflage
0300 0120 275 – Information and support line