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  • 42nd Street

    We work with young people 13 to 25 living in Manchester, Salford, Trafford, Tameside and Glossop providing a range of services including counselling, individual support, group work and volunteering opportunities. All our services to young people are free and confidential.

  • A Little Lifetime Foundation (formerly ISANDS)

    A Little Lifetime Foundation (formerly ISANDS) is a voluntary organisation, founded in 1983 by a group of bereaved parents whose babies died before or at birth (stillbirth) or some time after birth (neonatal death). Their website offers support and information not only for families facing or coping with this tragedy but also for anyone who comes in contact with these families. They produce and distribute a booklet called A Little Lifetime to all maternity hospitals and units in the Republic of Ireland. It can be particularly helpful to talk to someone else who has had a baby who has died. You can do so by contacting ISANDS Support Team. All the members of the Support Team are trained and are parents who themselves have had a baby who died. They can be reached from any location in the country by leaving a message on the ISANDS Support phone line. Parent Support Meetings are also organised. These are informal meetings where parents can talk to each other, facilitated by a trained member of the Support Team.

  • Aching Arms

    Aching Arms is a baby loss charity run by a group of bereaved mothers who have experienced the pain and emptiness of leaving hospital without their much wanted baby. Our aim is to raise awareness of the impact of pregnancy and baby loss and bring some comfort to bereaved parents and their families after the loss of a baby. We provide Aching Arms Bears to hospitals for midwives to give to newly bereaved mothers. We also reach out to mothers who contact us via our website, email, Twitter and Facebook and send dedicated bears, from one mother to another. By giving the gift of a teddy bear our hope is that a bereaved mother will know she is not alone or forgotten and she may find comfort in holding the soft bear in times of distress. Every bear that we give is donated in memory of another baby's life lost too soon. With each bear will be information that connects bereaved mothers to others through larger UK charities that can give ongoing support to her and her family.

  • ACIS Youth Counselling Service (Aberdeen)

    ACIS Youth Counselling Service provides free, confidential therapeutic counselling for young people in the Aberdeen City area who are aged 12-18.  iText service operates Monday-Friday during normal working hours. Send a text anytime, they aim to send a text reply back on weekdays within 24 hours. Texts you send will be charged at your normal rate, but you will not be charged for the reply.

  • Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA)

    AvMA has a team of medically and legally trained caseworkers who can provide free and confidential advice following a medical accident. This includes advice on your rights; medical information or explanations; help in getting the issues investigated; assessment of potential for obtaining compensation; referral to an appropriate solicitor for your individual case; and other sources of practical and emotional support.

  • Action on Pre-eclampsia

    Action on Pre-eclampsia runs a confidential service open to anyone seeking information or support. We receive calls from pregnant women, those who have experienced pre-eclampsia, concerned relatives and health professionals. Alternatively, you can email us or write to us and we will answer all letters personally and in confidence. The helpline is open every weekday from 9am-5pm. Because we are a small team, there are times when the helpline is busy. If you cannot get through, please leave a message and we will return your call as soon as possible. Our befriending service offers continuing support at a more local level. You will be referred from the helpline, and there is no charge for this service. Our befrienders are all members who have received special in-house training in listening and support skills.

  • Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Abuse (UK wide)

    AAFDA helps families after fatal domestic abuse through listening, informing, guiding, advocating and enabling. Normal office hours are 9am-5pm, message facility outside of those hours. Address: P.O. Box 3636, Swindon, Wiltshire SN3 9BG

  • African & African-Caribbean Counselling Service (Greenwich)

    Running successfully alongside Greenwich Mind's other counselling services, we offer short term and long term counselling at venues across the borough, Woolwich, Plumstead , Westcombe Park and we are also extending into Thamesmead and Abbey Wood. The counselling service is culturally specific to clients of African and Caribbean background or for clients of dual heritage from this background. We also see clients who have a partner or specific connection with this culture. The clients we see are aged 18+ and reside in the borough of Greenwich. As well as English, some of our counsellors speak some of the mainstream west African languages as well as French and Spanish and Jamaican Patwa.

  • Ahada Bereavement Counselling (Redbridge)

    Provides bereavement counselling, care and support for the adult members of four local synagogues in Redbridge. Support is also available to non-Jewish people in the community, all counselling offered is free.

  • Alice’s Escapes (Ulverston)

    Alice's Escapes is a charity run by a team of volunteers committed to providing free holidays for families with a seriously ill child. The idea for Alice's Escapes came after Alice and her family spent a week being looked after by the Torbay Holiday Helper's Network (THHN), based in Devon. All accommodation, food, outings and activities were given with the compliments of local businesses. After many years of gruelling treatments, Alice and her family were able to step back and experience 'normal' family life. We aim to give this opportunity to all such families to 'escape' and enjoy some peace and relaxation in the beautiful Lake District. To apply for a holiday, please use the form on the website. Address: PO Box 106, Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 2AJ