Links to External Websites

We have tried to include as many helpful organisations as possible. If you are a voluntary sector group or part of the NHS or Local Authority, please contact us and we will add a link to your website.

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  • Alzheimer’s Society – UK care and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers
  • CAB – Citizens Advice Bureau Hull and East Riding, helping people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing information and advice, and by influencing policy makers.
  • Cancer Research UK –  the UK’s leading charity dedicated to cancer research. The website has a wealth of information about cancer
  • Centre for Accessible Environments – The Centre for Accessible Environments is committed to the provision of buildings and places which are accessible to all us
  • Choices and Rights – Choices and Rights is an organisation for disabled people in the Kingston upon Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area. Its aims are: To promote the independence and inclusion of all disabled people in society; To Identify and pro-actively challenge the discrimination faced by disabled people; To encourage disabled people to work together to achieve change locally
  • Contact a Family – The UK wide charity providing advice, information and support to the parents of all disabled children
  • Counselling Directory – This is a free, confidential service for those looking for support or general advice about receiving counselling
  • Dial UK – A National organisation, facilitated by Scope, for a network of 140 local disability Information and advice services run by disabled people
  • Disability Law Service – Provide information and advice to disabled and Deaf people
  • Disabled People – DirectGov – The Government’s disability information Page
  • Disabled Peoples International – Has links to Independent Living schemes worldwide
  • Dogs and mental health – information on how having a dog as a pet can help mental health
  • Going Together – a group for ladies, which provides the opportunity to meet like minded ladies to do things with. This could be meeting for a coffee, going for a walk, going to the theatre, the cinema or doing those things which you feel are missing in your life. Visit the interactive website for more information
  • HANA (Humber All Nations Alliance) – Supporting ethnic groups in Hull and the Humber region
  • Healthwatch East Riding of Yorkshire – the independent voice for the people of the East Riding, helping to shape, challenge and improve local health and social care services
  • Healthwatch Hull –  independent organisation which works to help people get the best out of the city’s health and social care services
  • HEY Mind – A local affiliated member of Mind, the mental health charity Telephone 01482 240200
  • Humber Mental Health – (Humber NHS Foundation Trust)The mental health NHS service for Hull and East Yorkshire. phone: 01482 301700
  • Law Centres Federation – provide free independent legal advice and representation to the most disadvantaged members of society
  • Mencap – The voice of learning disability
  • Mesothelioma & Asbestos Awareness Center – An online support and advocacy center that offers educational support to mesothelioma patients, family members, and caregivers. We provide up-to-date information about issues related to mesothelioma cancer and other medical conditions caused by asbestos exposure.
  • Mesothelioma Group – International organisation offering support and advice on mesothelioma and other forms of cancer. Includes details of scholarships.
  • Mind – National charity for mental health
  • NACAB – National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux
  • NCIL – National Centre for Independent Living, a resource on independent living, direct payments and individual budgets for disabled people and others working in the field
  • Public Law Project (PLP) – an independent, national legal charity which aims to improve access to public law remedies for those whose access is restricted by poverty, discrimination or other similar barriers.
  • Recycling Unlimited – A local charity operating in Hull which supports people with mental health problems and others facing social exclusion
  • Samaritans – Samaritans provides confidential non-judgmental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide
  • S.E.E.D. Eating Disorders Support Services – A local group covering Hull and East Riding offering support to carer(s) or immediate family members wishing to seek a better understanding of eating disorders
  • Therapy Directory – The Directory contains information on the many different complimentary therapies and has a ‘Search For a Therapist Near You’ function who can offer the complementary therapy that is specific to the needs of the individual.
  • Turn2us – A charitable service which helps people access the money available to them – through welfare benefits, grants and other help
  • UKDPC – UK Disabled People’s Council.  An umbrella body for disabled people’s organisations across the United Kingdom
  • Youreable – A wealth of information, goods and services for disabled people
  • Second Thoughts East Yorkshire – East Yorkshire based charity supporting people with mental health problems and their carers