Family-Related Agencies and Charities
Provides information and support to carers whether they are caring for an adult or a child with physical or mental health problems or learning difficulties. Also, brokers a scheme for relief breaks.
Information service for parents looking for childcare, playgroups, childminders and day nurseries.
Telephone counselling for children and young people in the UK. 24 hour helpline: 0800 1111
The national charity working to end domestic violence against women and children.
A national charity working in Wales to end domestic violence of women and children. It supports a network of over 500 domestic and sexual violence services across the UK.
1 St Katharine’s Way
A network of safe houses provides emergency accommodation for women and children facing domestic violence.
Refuge A network of safe houses provides emergency accommodation for women and children facing domesti violence. 4th floor International House 1 St Katharine’s Way London E1W 1UN 0808 200 0247 firstname.lastname@example.org www.refuge.org.uk
E1W 1UN 0808 200 0247 email@example.com www.refuge.org.uk
A confidential helpline for men who experience violence from their partners or ex-partners.
750-760 High Road
Offers safe accommodation across two schemes – a shared house for South Asian, Turkish and Iranian women and a four-bed safe house for young women being forced into marriage.
A charity and housing association which has been helping people overcome drug and alcohol problems for more than 40 years. 68 Newington Causeway London SE1 6DF 0207 234 9740 www.phoenix-futures.org.uk
The country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. They help more than 5m people every year providing support, companionship and advice for older people who need it most.