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Useful organisations


Advice and Counselling
Alcohol Concern
Cruse Bereavement Care (counselling for bereaved people)
Samaritans 

Relate

Counselling Directory

Talk To Frank: free confidential advice on drugs and addiction issues


Carers
Better Caring
Carers UK


Children and families
Barnardo's
Break (holidays for children and adults with special needs)
Childline
Family Rights Group
Family Action
Action for Children
NSPCC
Relate


Debt
StepChange debt charity 
Payplan - free debt advice


Elderly people
Age UK
Alzheimers Society
Counsel & Care for Older People
Cruse Bereavement Care
Friends of the elderly
Housing Care

Government departments
Department for Work & Pensions
HM Revenue and Customs
Tax credits 


Health/disabilities
Arthritis Care
Association of Disabled Professionals
British Heart Foundation  
British Limbless ex-Servicemen's Association
British Red Cross
Diabetes UK
Dyslexia Action
Leonard Cheshire Foundation 
Macmillan Cancer Relief
Marie Curie Cancer Care
Multiple Sclerosis Society
Parkinson's Disease society
Royal National Institute for the Blind
Action on Hearing Loss (RNID) 
Scope
Spinal Injuries Association
The Stroke Association
Sue Ryder Care 


Mental health
SANE
Mencap
Mind 


Religious organisations
Church Army
Jewish Care
Salvation Army


Trades and professions 

Christians In Property 

Civil Services Benevolent Fund
Institution of Civil Engineers' Benevolent Fund
Institution of Structural Engineers' Benevolent Fund
Foothold - Institution of Engineering and Technology Benevolent Fund
Turn 2 Us 
(help for professional people and their dependants) 
Unison Welfare

Chartered Surveyors Training Trust


Miscellaneous
Charity Choice
Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)

Employment issues
ACAS

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