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Alzheimer's Society 

Looking for information, support or advice about dementia? Our helpline is here for you.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Last reviewed 23.10.2019

Samaritans 

Whatever you're going through, call us free any time. You don't have to be suicidal to call us. We offer a safe place for you to talk in your own way, about whatever's getting to you.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Sarah! | Last reviewed 19.03.2020

AL-Anon 

A support service for friends and family of those struggling to cope with someone else's drinking. Meetings are available or their helpline is open 7 days a week 10am-10pm.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Amber C! | Last reviewed 23.10.2019

Family Action 

Struggling with the challenges of parenthood? Need someone to talk to? Our free telephone, text and email support service helps parents and carers with the challenges they face. Mon-Fri, 9am to 3pm and 6pm to 9pm

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Last reviewed 19.03.2020

Support After Suicide Partnership 

This short guide will make you feel more comfortable about reaching out to someone bereaved by suicide.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Last reviewed 23.10.2019

Home Care UK 

Find reviews of home care providers and home care advice online.

England, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Imogen Horner! | Last reviewed 01.03.2020

Carers UK 

Making life better for carers throughout the UK by supporting them. Find help and advice, and connect with other carers.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Yomna! | Last reviewed 05.11.2019

The Hearing Aid Podcasts 

Podcasts aimed at enhancing knowledge to help look after older adults.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Sabina Begum! | Last reviewed 14.11.2019

The Respite Association 

Providing short term assistance in the funding of qualified respite care for disabled, sick, elderly or terminally ill persons in order that their regular carer can be allowed to take a much needed break.

England, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Rebekah! | Last reviewed 16.02.2020

NHS 

These videos are to raise awareness of some of the possible signs that sepsis may be developing. This video is aimed at people who care for people with a Learning Disability who may not be able to communicate or verbalise how they are feeling.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland
Last reviewed 23.10.2019

Carers Trust 

Improving support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, for a family member or friend. Use the website to find the contact details for the nearest service to you.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Isabel! | Last reviewed 16.02.2020

Housing Care 

A charity run site providing free advice on elderly care, including information on nursing homes and residential care homes, as well as sheltered housing.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Katy! | Last reviewed 23.10.2019

AfterTrauma 

Provides a community for patients and families to rebuild lives and support each other after experiencing a traumatic injury.

England, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Shaheen E! | Last reviewed 05.11.2019

Sibs 

To enhance the lives of siblings by providing them with information and support, and by influencing service provision throughout the UK

England
Thanks Imogen Horner! | Last reviewed 30.01.2020

DrugFAM 

National helpline and support groups in the South East for families and people effected by someone's drug and alcohol abuse. Helpline available 9am-9pm.

England, Wales
Thanks Jack CP! | Last reviewed 10.01.2020

First Aid for Life 

Information for guidance on respite options and where to get different types of support, like financial and counselling.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Sabina B.! | Last reviewed 16.02.2020

Mencap 

Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. Our online FamilyHub is a place for parents and carers to connect with others, share triumphs and challenges and find support.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Last reviewed 23.10.2019

Turn2us 

Information and guidance on financial help available for carers. Includes a benefits calculator and a grants search tool.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks James! | Last reviewed 16.02.2020

Huntington's Disease Association 

Providing information on care and support services to help educate families and professionals, and champion people's rights. Helpline open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

England, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Rebekah! | Last reviewed 16.02.2020

Money Advice Service - Information For Carers 

Provides financial advice for anyone caring for someone and links to further resources relating to emotional, practical, and professional support.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks James! | Last reviewed 16.02.2020

Citizens Advice 

Help and support for carers, including information on assessment, help with financial planning, practical advice, and signposting to other resources.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks James! | Last reviewed 16.02.2020

NEWCIS 

Deliver information, individual support, training and counselling to unpaid carers in Wales

Wales
Thanks Sikemi! | Last reviewed 16.02.2020