Action on Hearing Loss is the new name for RNID. We’re working for a world where hearing loss doesn’t limit or label people, where tinnitus is silenced and where people value and look after their hearing.
AVP is for everyone who wants to handle conflict, deal with strong feelings like anger and fear, and build better relationships. For 20 years we have run friendly, low-cost workshops/courses that can really make a difference. Whether you face difficult situations in the family, on the street, in your workplace or somewhere else, AVP can help.
Being Gay is OK is a UK-based information and advice website for gay, lesbian, bisexual and questioning people. It's aimed at under 25s, but older people can also use the resources. There's also a problem page where readers can submit their individual concerns, and resources for parents whose children have come out.
Bliss offers a wide range of free support services for the families of premature and sick babies.
Bullying UK is part of Family Lives, a charity with over three decades of experience helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life.
Cassandra Learning Centre aims to raise the awareness of domestic violence in our communities and to educate young people in identifying what constitute domestic abusive relationships.
Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA) is a set of informal self-help groups made up of men and women with a common interest in working through the problems that co-dependency has caused in their lives. CoDA is based on AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) and uses an adapted version of their Twelve Steps and Traditions as a central part of its suggested programme of recovery.
National umbrella organisation aiming to represent the needs of the South Asian community in the UK. Seminars and conferences on issues affecting the South Asian Community such as health promotion, environment, mental health, self-harm, suicide, domestic violence and strokes. Provides training to statutory and voluntary agencies.
Contact a Family is a national charity for families with disabled children. In Southwark, they offer support to parents and carers of disabled children as well as professionals working with families.
The Families’ First team are a team of family therapists trained in the Functional Family Therapy model (FFT). FFT is an evidence based family therapy approach to working with young people and their families where the adolescent in the family presents ‘externalising behaviours’ and conduct challenges.
Families Together London provides a listening ear for parents and other family members of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people. The people who run the organisation are all in similar circumstances and some of them may have experienced similar emotions. They listen and talk in complete confidence about how they feel, and have been able to learn from one another and gain an understanding of a range of complex issues.
Gendered Intelligence work with the trans community and those who impact on trans lives; they particularly specialise in supporting young trans people under the age of 21. Gendered Intelligence deliver trans youth programmes, support for parents and carers, professional development and trans awareness training for all sectors and educational workshops for schools, colleges, Universities and other educational settings.
At Gingerbread, we think single parents do a brilliant job. Mum and girl on a beachWe provide advice and practical support for single parents. Expert advisers answer our helpline, this website is packed full of useful information and we offer training too. We also campaign to improve the lives of all single parent families. And because we’re a national charity, it’s all free.
Home-Start is the UK’s leading family support organisation. Our approach is simple. We provide trained volunteers with parenting experience to help any parent, with at least one child under five, who is finding it hard to cope.
JEWISH CARE is the largest health and social care organisation serving the Jewish community in London and the South East. We run over 70 centres and services, caring for more than 7,000 people and their families every week.
Mermaids is passionate about supporting children, young people, and their families to achieve a happier life in the face of great adversity. They work to raise awareness about gender issues among professionals and the general public. They campaign for the recognition of gender dysphoria in young people and lobby for improvements in professional services.
Mums Supportive is a support group for women in Southwark who have worked with Southwark Children's Services and had one or more children permanently removed as part of care proceedings.
The Muslim Community Helpline is a national organisation for women, men, youth and children which was launched in 2007.
Opening Doors London is the biggest charity providing information and support services specifically for older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* people in the UK. They are a membership organization providing regular social opportunities across the capital to help develop networks and communities for LGBT* people, aged over 50.