Helplines and Emergencies

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

We are passionate to make Hillingdon a great place to grow old in. We also appreciate that family members who have busy lives or perhaps do not live locally cannot always readily offer the help to their relatives that they would wish. You can be reassured that by contacting us, your relative will receive the support they need. There are many ways we can help you – from information to social contact to practical help at home.

63a High Street, Uxbridge UB8 1JP.

105 High Street, Ruislip HA4 8JN

Central Office
2 Chapel Court Hayes
126 Church Road
UB3 2LW

01895544250 – advice line
020 8756 3040

Al-Anon Family Groups provide support to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking, regardless of whether that person is still drinking or not.

Al-Anon Family Groups,
57B Great Suffolk Street,
London SE1 0BB

020 7403 0888 (Confidential helpline)
020 7593 2070 (Administration)

Allergy UK is the leading national charity dedicated to supporting the estimated 21 million allergy sufferers in the UK.  We provide a dedicated helpline, support network and online forum for those with allergy and intolerance, as well as for organisations who want to find out more about the issues that people with allergic disease face in their daily lives.

Planwell House,
Edgington Way,
Kent DA14 5BH

01322 619898 (Helpline)

Our dementia support workers offer information and practical guidance to help you understand dementia, cope with day-to-day challenges and prepare for the future or help with claiming benefits and other entitlements. Until the day we find a cure, we will strive to create a society where those affected by dementia are supported and accepted, able to live in their community without fear or prejudice.

Part United Reform Church,
Joel Street,
Northwood Hills,
Middlesex HA6 1NL

01923 823 999 (Harrow and Hillingdon office)
0300 222 1122 (National helpline for dementia information and support)

We work to relieve and support those living with anxiety and anxiety-based depression by providing information, support and understanding via an extensive range of services, including 1:1 therapy. We can also help you deal with specific phobias such as fear of spiders, being alone, public speaking, heights – in fact, any fear that’s stopped you from getting on with your life. With our help you can start to recover your confidence and forget your fear.

Zion Community Resource Centre,
339 Stretford Road,
Manchester M15 4ZY

03444 775 774 (Helpline)
0161 226 7727 (Admin)

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