Family Health & Support

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deafPLUS is a national charity which promotes social change, independence and wellbeing, and develops potential for deaf, hard of hearing and visually impaired people.

They also have a service which aims to assist young people who are under the age of 30 and who live in Berkshire, Hampshire, Wiltshire and Sussex with guidance, information and advice regarding employment, training and their career plan.

DisabledGo - The Access Guide logo

DisabledGo is a service that provides online access information to disabled people. This includes information about access to hotels, restaurants, colleges, tourist attractions, libraries, hospitals, community buildings and so on in different towns and cities. The website is designed to assist anyone who would like to know more about access to venues and service providers.

Information specifically about venues in Aldershot and Farnborough is available at http://www.disabledgo.com/en/org/rushmoor-borough-council

A service to help former armed forces personnel who are, or have previously been, affected by domestic abuse. The website includes information about help and support, and details for professionals supporting someone who used to be in the armed forces community. The site is specifically aimed at veterans and those who are no longer serving or a family member of serving personnel.

Any current armed forces personnel can access information at www.gov.uk/mod/domestic-abuse-support-for-the-armed-forces.

Family Fund logo

Parents of children and young adults who are disabled or seriously ill are able to apply for a share of the Family Fund. The fund is designed to make life easier for low-income families with disabled and seriously ill children and young people. The money can be used for days out, garden play equipment, computers, toys and kitchen appliances like dishwashers and washing machines. Applications can be submitted at any time. For more information on how to apply visit the website. Applications can be made by the parent or carer and young people aged 16 and 17 can apply in their own right.

Family Lives is a national charity providing help and support in all aspects of family life. They provide a 24 hour helpline, a website, message boards, an email service, live chat and parenting/relationship support groups. All of the services are free and you can contact them 365 days a year.

Fatherhood Institute logo

National information centre on fatherhood

A website offering jobs, work experience and internships in the film industry.

Food Standards Agency logo

Food Standards Agency website set up to protect the public's health and consumer interests in relation to food

Galop logo

Emotional and practical support for LGBT people experiencing domestic abuse. Abuse isn’t always physical- it can be psychological, emotional, financial and sexual too.

Gotateenager logo

For anyone with a teenager in their life. Join for parent-to-parent support, informal advice, useful information and a community of other parents dealing with the same issues as you...

Hampshire Autistic Society logo

The Hampshire Autistic Society's mission is to give choice, opportunity, professional advice, education, support and care to all those affected by autism so as to enable them to fully achieve their potential.

Heroes Welcome logo

Heroes Welcome is about communities across the United Kingdom supporting the British Armed Forces. Where displayed the Heroes Welcome logo shows support for British Armed Forces Personnel and indicates a warm welcome, service up grade, special acknowledgement or even a little discount as appropriate.

Kidscape is the first charity in the UK established specifically to prevent bullying and child sexual abuse.

Loan sharks are illegal money lenders who don’t have a Consumer Credit Licence.

Makaton  logo

The Makaton charity provides information and advice to families that use Makaton to communicate.

Makaton News is their monthly newsletter. If you would like to be kept up to date, please email or call and ask to be added to the mailing list. You can also subscribe via the website.

This campaign highlights the dangers of hanging looped cords often found on blinds in the home. It also shows parents how to make hanging looped cords safe around young children and includes recommendations on safety devices for blind cords. By visiting the website, you can download the “Make It Safe” free brochure.

ManKind logo

Support for male victims of domestic abuse and domestic violence.

Mencap logo

Mencap is the UK's leading learning disability charity working with people with a learning disability and their families and carers.

Help and support for male victims of domestic violence and abuse.

Merlin’s Magic Wand believe in putting the magic back into the childhoods of seriously ill, disabled and disadvantaged children. The charity are able to make this happen by arranging days out at Merlin Entertainments Group attractions such as Legoland, Chessington World of Adventures and Warwick Castle. The charity welcomes applications on behalf of seriously ill, disabled or disadvantaged children, aged 2 to 18 years, who would benefit from such a day out.

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