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AA see Alcoholics Anonymous

Accept, Holdsworth House, Staines Road, Middlesex, TW3 3HU Tel: 020 85776059

Accept Services UK, 724 Fulham Road, London, SW6 5SE Tel: 020 7371 7477 Abstinence based group therapy.

Acne Support Group, Howard House, The Runway, South Ruislip. Middlesex, HA4 6SE - Tel: 020 8561 6868

Action Against Allergy (AAA), 24-26 High Street, Hampton Hill, Middlesex, TW12 1PD

Admiral Nurses, 6 Camden High Street, London, NW1 0JH Tele: 020 7874 7210

Action for Dysphasic Adults (ADA), 1 Royal Street, London, SE1 7LL Tel: 020 7261 9572 For patients with language communication problems following stroke or head injury.

Action for Research into Multiple Sclerosis (ARMS), 4a Chapel Hill, Stansted, Essex, CM24 8AG Tel: 01279 815553

Action for Sick Children, Argyle House, 29-31 Euston Road, London, NW1 2SD Tel: 020 7833 2041 Fax: 020 7837 2110

Action for Victims of Medical Accidents, Bank Chambers, 1 London road, Forrest hill, London, SE23 3TP Tel: 020 8291 2793 e-mail: admail@amva.org.uk

Action on Phobias, 8-9 The Avenue, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3YA

Action on Pre-Eclampsia (APEC), 31 33 College Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 1EJ Tel: 01923 266778

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), 109 Gloucester Place, London, W1H 3PH Tel: 020 7935 3519 Fax: 0171935 3463

Action Research for the Crippled Child, Vincent House, North Parade, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 2DA Tel: 01403 64101

ADA see Action for Dyphasic Adults

Addison's Disease Self-Help Group, 21 George Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4NP Tel: 01483 830673

ADFAM, Waterbridge House, 32-36 Loman Street, London, SE1 0EH Tel: 020 7928 8898 Fax: 020 7928 8923 Email: admin@adfam.org.uk National charity working with families affected by drugs, alcohol and substance.

AFASIC see Association for All Speech Impaired Children

AFS see Association for Stammerers

Age Concern England, Astral House, 1268 London Road, London, SW16 4EJ Tel: 0181679 8000 Fax: 0181679 6069

Age Concern Northern Ireland, 3 Lower Crescent, Belfast, BT7 1NR Tel: 01232 245729

Age Scotland, Causewayside House, 160 Causewayside, Edinburgh EH9 1PR. Tel: 0800 4 70 80 90

Age Concern Wales, T? John Pathy, 13 / 14 Neptune Court, Vanguard Way, Cardiff, CF24 5PJ. Tel: 0800 169 65 65

AgeUK, York House, 207-221 Pentonville Road, London, N1 9UZ Tel: 0800 169 29 39

Aid for Children with Tracheostomies, Lammas Cottage, Stathe, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA7 0JL Tel: 01823 698398 Email: support@ACTfortrachykids.com

Al-Anon, 61 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4YF Tel: 020 7403 0888 Alcoholism.

Alateen, 61 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4YF Tel: 0171403 0888 Supports teenagers whose parents have drink related problems.

Albino Fellowship, 9 Burnley Road, Hapton, Padiham, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 5QR Tel: 01282 771900

Alcohol Concern, Waterbridge House, 32-36 Loman Street, London, SE1 0EE Tel: 020 7928 7377

Alcoholics Anonymous, PO Box 1, Stonebow House, Stonebow, York, YO1 2NJ Tel: 0845 769 7555

Alzheimer's Disease Society, Gordon House, 10 Greencoat Place, London, SW1P 1PH Tel: 020 7306 0606 Fax:020 73060808

Amarant Trust, Amarant Centre, 80 Lambeth Way, London, SE1 7PW Tel: 0171490 1644 Menopause and HRT.

Anchor, Anchor House, 269A Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 7HU Tel: 01865 311511 Provides sheltered housing for the elderly to rent.

Anxiety UK, Zion Community Resource Centre, 339 Stretford Road, Hulme, Manchester, M15 4Z - YTeL: 08444 775 774

Anorexics Aid, The Priory Centre, 11 Priory Road, High Wycombe, Bucks, HP13 6SL Tel: 01603 621414

Anorexics Anonymous Tel: 020 8748 3994

Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa Association, Women's Health Centre, Tottenham Town Hall, Approach Road, London, N15 4RS Tel: 020 88853936

Anorexic Family Aid and National Information Centre, Sackville Place, 44-48 Magdalen Street, Norwich, NR3 1JE Tel: 01603 621414

Anthony Nolan, 2 Heathgate Place, 75-87 Agincourt Road, London, NW3 2NT Tel: 0303 303 0303

Anxiety Disorders Association (formerly Phobic Action), 20 Church Street, Dagenham, Essex, RM10 9RU Tel: 020 8270 0999

APEC see Action on Pre-Eclampsia

Aplastic Anaemia Trust, St. George's Hospital, Department of Haematology, Cranmer Terrace, Tooting, London, SW17 0RE, Tel / Fax: 020 8 725 0390

ARC see Arthritis and Rheumatism Council

Aromatherapy Organisations Council, 3 Latymer Close, Braybrooke, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 8LN Tel: 01858 434242

Arthritic Association, 1st Floor Suite, 2 Hyde Gardens, Eastbourne, BN21 4PN Tel: 020 7491 0233

Arthritis and Rheumatism Council, Copeman House, St Mary's Court, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 7TD Tel: 01246 558033 Fax: 01246 558007

Arthritis Care, 18 Stephenson Way, London, NW1 2HD Tel: 020 7916 1500 Fax:020 74161505

ASBAH see Association for Spina Bihda and Hydroccphallus

Asbestos information Centre, PO Box 69, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 9GW Tel: 020 8402 5866

Association for All Speech Impaired Children (AFASIC), 347 Central Markets, Smithfield, London, EC1A 9NH Tel: 020 72366487 Fax: 020 7236 8115

Association for Brain Damaged Children, Clifton House, 3 St Paul's Road, Coventry, CV6 5DE Tel: 01203 665450

Association for Children with Heart Disorders, 26 Elizabeth Drive, Helmshore, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4 4JB Tel: 01706 213632

Association for Glycogen Storage Disease, 9 Lindop Road, Hale, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA15 9DZ Tel: 0161 980 7303

Association for Post-Natal Illness, 145 Dawes Road, Fulham, London, UK, SW6 7EB Tel: 020 07386 0868

Association for Stammerers (AFS), 15 Old Ford Road, London, E2 9PJ

Association for the Study of Obesity, 50 Ruby Road, London, E17 4RF Tel: 020 8521 0653

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers, Sydenham Green Health Centre, 26 Holmshaw Close, London SE26 4TH Tel: 020 8778 4769

Association of Continence Advisers, The Basement, 2 Doughty Street, London, WC1N 2PH Tel: 0171404 6821

Association of Disabled Professionals, 170 Benton Hill, Wakefield Road, Horbury, West Yorkshire, WF4 5HW Tel: 01924 270335 Fax: 01924 276498

Association of the Parents and Friends of Spastics Rotary Centre for Spastics, 7 Queen's Crescent St George's Cross Glasgow G4 9BW

Association of Parents of Vaccine Damaged Children, 2 Church Street, Shipston on Stour, Warwickshire, CV16 4AP Tel: 01608 661595

Association of Professions for Mentally Handicapped People (APMH), Greyfree Lodge, Second Avenue, Ross on Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 7HT Tel: 01989 62630

Association of Teaching of Lipreading to Adults, The Post Office, Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, GL2 7BL

Association to Combat Huntington's Chorea, 34a Station Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 LAP

Asperger Norfolk, Charing cross, 17 - 19 St John Maddermarket, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1DN Tel: 01603 620500 e-mail: info@asperger.org.uk

Asthma Society and Friends of the Asthma Research Council, 300 Upper Street, London, N1 2XX Tel: 020 7226 2260

Attention Deficit Disorder Parent's Support Group, 211 Sumatra Road, London, NW6 Tel: 020 7794 0321

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BAAF see British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering

BACUP see British Association of Cancer United Patients

BAHOH see British Association for the Hard of Hearing

BANISH see Bulimia and Anorexia Nervosa Intermediate Self-Help

Beaumont Trust, BM Charity, London, WC1N 3XX Tel: 020 7730 7453 Transsexuals and transvestities.

BEAT (Eating Disorders Association) rebranded 2007, First Floor, Wensum House, 103 Prince of Wales Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 1DW
Tel: 01603 619090 Fax: 01603 664915 Tel: Beat adult line: 0845 6341414 Tel: Beat Youthline: 0845 634 7650

Behçet's disease,

BiPolar see The BiPolar Organisation

Birth Control Trust, 16 Monimer Street, London, W1N 7RJ Tel: 020 7580 9360

Birthmark Support Group, PO Box 327, West Malling, ME19 6WW Tel:0845 045 4700.

Birthright, National Fund for Childbirth Research, 27 Sussex Place, Regents Park, London, NW1 4SP Tel: 020 7723 9296 or 020 7262 5337

Bladder and Bowel Foundation (B&BF), SATRA Innovation Park, Rockingham Road, Kettering, Northants, NN16 9JH - Tel: 01536 533255

Bliss, Second Floor, 89 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TP Tel: 020 7820 9471 Premature babies.

BODY see British Organ Donor Society

Body Positive, 51b Philbeach Gardens, London, SW5 9EB Tel: 020 7373 9124 Fax: 020 7373 5237 AIDS and HIV.

Bone Dysplasia Group, 2 Muyfield Avenue, Chiswick, London, W4 1PW Tel:020 89960257

Breakthrough Trust, Charles W Gillett Centre, 998 Bristol Road, Selly Oak, Birmingham, B29 6LE Tel: 0121 472 6447 (voice) Tel: 0121 471 1001 (VisTel:) Fax: 0121 471 4368 Deaf-Hearing integration.

Breast Cancer Care, Kiln House, 210 New Kings Road, London, SW6 4NZ Tel: 0808 800 6000

Breast Care and Mastectomy Association of Great Britain, 15-19 Britten Street, London, SW3 3TZ Tel: 020 7867 1103

Breast Care and Mastectomy Association of Great Britain, 511 Lanark Road, Edinburgh, EH14 5DQ Tel: 0131 458 5598

British Acupuncture Association, 34 Alderney Street, London, SW I V 4EU Tel: 020 7834 1012

British Acupuncture Council, Park House, 206 Latimer Road, London, W10 6RE Tel: 020 84640222

British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF), Skyline House, 200 Union Street, London, SE1 0LX Tel: 020 7593 2000 Fax: 020 7593 2001

British Association for Counselling (BACP), 1 Regent Place, Rugby, CV21 2PJ Tel: 01788 578328

British Association for the Hard of Hearing (BAHOH), 711 Armstrong Road, London, W3 7JL Tel: 020 8743 1110 Fax: 020 87429043

British Association of Psychotherapists, 37 Mapesbury Road, London, NW2 4HJ Tel: 020 8452 9823 Fax: 020 8452 5182

British Cancer Care, Kiln House, 210 New Kings Road, London, SW6 4NZ Tel: 020 7384 2344

British Chiropractic Association, 29 Whitley Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 0EG Tel: 01734 757557 Fax: 01734 757257

British College of Naturopathy and Osteopathy, Frazer House, 6 Netherhall Gardens, London, NW3 SRR Tel: 020 7435 6464

British Deaf Association, 38 Victoria Place, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 1HL Tel: 01228 48844 (Voice) Tel: 01228 28719 (VBTel:) Fax: 01228 41420

British Dental Association, 64 Wimpole Street, London W1G 8YS Tel: Blocked

British Dental Health Foundation , Eastlands Court, St Peter's Road, Rugby, CV21 3QP Tel: 01788 546365 Fax: 01788 546365

British Diabetic Association, 10 Queen Anne Street, London, W1M 0BD Tel: 020 7323 1531 Fax: 020 7637 3644

British Dietetic Association (BDA), Tel: 0121 200 8080

British Dyslexia Association, 98 London Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5AU Tel: 0118 966 8271 Fax: 01734 351927

British Epilepsy Association, New Anstey House, Gateway Drive, Yeadon, Leeds, LS19 7XY Tel: 0808 800 5050 Tel: 0113 310 8800 (office)

British Fluoridation Society, Sandlebrook Mill Lane, Alderley Edge, Cheshire, SK9 7TY Tel: 01565 873936 Fax: 01565 873936

British Guillain Barré Syndrome Support Group, Foxley, Holdingham, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 8NR Tel: 01529 304615

British Heart Foundation, 14 Fitzhardinge Street, London, W1H 4DH Tel: 020 7935 0185 Fax: 020 7486 1273

British Herbal Medicine Association, Field House, Lye Hole Lane, Redhill, Avon, RS18 7TB Tel: 01934 862994

British Holistic Medical Association, 179 Gloucester Place, London, NW1 6DX Tel: 020 7262 5299

British Home and Hospital for Incurables, Crown Lane, Streatham, London, SW16 3JB Tel: 020 8760 8261

British Homoeopathic Association, 27a Devonshire Street, London, W1N 1RJ Tel: 020 7935 2163 Fax: 020 7486 2957

British Hypnotherapy Association, 67 Upper Berkeley Street, London, W1H 7DH Tel: 020 77234443

British Institute for Brain Injured Children, Knowle Hall, Knowle, Bridgewater, Somerset ,TA7 8PJ Tel: 01278 684060 Fax: 01278 685573

British Institute of Learning Disabilities, Wolverhampton Road, Kidderminster, DY1O 3PP Tel: 01562 850251 Fax: 01562 851970

British Medical Association, BMA House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JP Tel: 020 7387 4499

British Institute of Mental Handicap, Wolverhampton Road, Kidderminster, DY10 8PP Tel: 01562 850251

British Kidney Patient Association, Bordon, Hampshire, GL35 9JZ Tel: 01420 472021

British Limbless Ex-Servicemen's Association, 185-187 High Road, Chadwell Heath, Essex, RM6 6NA Tel: 020 8590 1124 Fax: 020 8599 2932

British Lung Foundation, 78 Hatton Garden, London, EC1N 8JR Tel: 020 7831 5831 Fax: 020 7831 5832

British Migraine Association, 178a High Road, Byfleet, West Byfleet, Surrey, KT14 7ED Tel: 01932 352468

British Nutrition Foundation, High Holborn House, 52-54 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6RQ Tel: 020 7404 6504 Fax: 020 74046747

British Organ Donor Society (BODY), Balsham, Cambridge, CB1 6DL Tel: 0 1223 893636

British Osteopathic Association, 8-10 Boston Place, London, NW1 6QH Tel: 020 7262 1128

British Polio Fellowship, Ground Floor Unit A, Eagle Office Centre, The Runway, South Ruislip, Middlesex, HA4 6SE Tel: 020 8842 1898 Fax: 020 8812 0555

British Pregnancy Advisory Service, 11-13 Charlotte Street, London, W1P 1HD Tel: 020 7637 8962

British Red Cross Society, 9 Grosvenor Crescent, London, SW1X 7EJ Tel: 020 7235 5454 Fax: 020 7245 6315

British Retinitis Pigmentosa Society, PO Box 350, Buckingham, MK18 5EL Tel: 01280 6363

British School of Osteopathy, 1-4 Suffolk Street ,London, SW1Y 4HG Tel:020 79309254 Fax: 020 7839 1098

British Sjögren's Syndrome Association, 20 Kingston Way, Nailsea, Bristol, BS19 2RA Tel: 01275 854215 Fax: 01275 854215

British Snoring and Sleep Apnoea Association, 52 Albert Road North, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 9EL Tel. 01737 245638 Fax 01737 248744

British Society for Music Therapy, 69 Avondale Avenue, East Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN4 8NB Tel: 020 8368 8879

British Society for Research on Ageing, England

British Society of Clinical Hypnotherapists, 27 Gloucester Place, London, W1U 8HU Tel: 020 7486 3939

British Society of Hypnotherapists, 77 Orbain Road, London, SW6 7J7 Tel:020 7385 1166

British Sports Association for the Disabled, Mary Glen Haig Suite, Solecast House, 13-27 Brunswick Place, London, N1 6DX Tel: 020 7490 4919

British Tinnitus Association, Ground Floor Unit 5, Acorn Business Park, Woodseats Close, Sheffield, S8 0TB Tel (Freephone): 0800 018 0527

British Voice Association, 330 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8EE Tel. 0300 123 2773 Fax 01737 248744

Brittle Bone Society, 30 Guthrie Street, Dundee, DD1 SBS Tel: 01382 204446 Fax: 01382 206771

Brook Advisory Centres, 165 Grays Inn Road, London, WC1X 8UD ,Tel: 020 7833 8488, Fax: 020 7833 8488

Bulimia and Anorexia Nervosa Intermediate Self-Help (BANISH), 27 Lawrence Avenue, Lytham, St Annes, FY8 3LG

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Campaign for people with Mental Handicap, Oxford House, Derbyshire Street, London, E2 Tel: 020 7729 5436

Cancer and Leukaemia in Childhood Trust (CLIC), 12-13 King Street, Bristol, BS2 8BJ Tel: 0117 924 8844 Fax: 0117 924 4505

Cancer BACUP, 3 Bath Place, Ribington Street, London, EC2A 3DR Tel: 0808 800 1234

Cancer Relief Macmillan Fund, Anchor House, 15-19 Britten Street, London, SW3 3TZ Tel: 020 7351 7811

Cancer Research Campaign working with Imperial Cancer Reserch Fund as Cancer Research UK, 2 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AR Tel: 020 7930 8972

Cancerlink, 11-21 Northdown Street, London, N1 9BN Tel: 0808 808 0000

Cancerlink (Scotland), 19 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2DP Tel: 0131 228 5567 Fax: 0131 228 8956

Cancer Research UK, Angel Building, 407 St John Street, London, EC1V 4AD Tel: 020 7242 0200 Fax 020 7121 6700

Carers UK, 20 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4LX Tel: 020 7378 4999 or 0808 808 7777

Catholic Marriage Advisory Council, Clitherow House, 1 Blythe Mews, Blythe Road, London, W14 0NW Tel: 020 7371 1311

Centre for Accessible Environments, Nutmeg House, 60 Gainsford Street, London, SE1 2NY Tel: 020 7357 8182 Fax: 020 7357 8183

Centre for Policy on Ageing, 5-31 Ironmonger Row, London, EC1V 3QP Tel: 020 7253 1787

Cerebral Palsy Helpline (SCOPE), Box 833, Neath Hill, Milton Keynes, MK14 6DR Tel: 01908 669941 Fax: 01908 691702

Changing Faces, 1-2 Junction Mews, London, W2 1PN Tel: 020 77064232

Charity for Incontinent and Stoma Children, 51 Anderson Drive, Darvel, Ayrshire, KA17 0DE Tel: 01560 322024

Chest, Heart and Stroke Association, Manor Farm, Appleton, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX13 5JR Tel: 1865 862954

Child Accident Prevention Trust, 4th Floor, Clerk's Court, 18-20 Farringdon Lane, London, EC1R 3AU Tel: 020 7608 3828 Fax: 020 7608 3674

Child Growth Foundation, 2 Mayheld Avenue, Chiswick, London, W4 1PW Tel: 0 181 994 7625 Fax: 020 8995 9075

Childline 2nd Floor, Royal Mail Building, Studd Street, London, N1 Tel: 020 7239 1000 Tel: 0800 1111 (helpline)

Children's Liver Disease Foundation, 138 Digbeth, Birmingham, West Midlands, B5 6DR Tel: 0121 643 7282 Fax: 0121 643 8262

Chromosome Rarity Information and Support for Parents (CRISP), 112 Broughton Road, Edinburgh, EH7 4JL Tel: 0131 556 1283

City Dysphasic Group, Walmsley House, 214 St John Street, London, EC1V 0HB Tel: 020 7477 8288

APA see Cleft Lip and Palate Association

Cleft Lip and Palate Association (CLAPA), 235-237 Finchley Road, London, NW3 6LS Tel: 020 7431 0033

Clocktower Project, The Clocktower, Tower Road, North Warmley, BS15 2XU Tel: 01272 671655 Girls' and young women's support.

Coeliac Society, PO Box 220, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2HY Tel: 01494 437278 Fax: 01494 474349

College of Health, St Margaret's House, 21 Old Ford Road, London, E2 9PL Tel: 020 8983 1225 Fax: 020 8983 1553

Colostomy Association, 15 Station Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 1LG Tel: 15 Station Road Reading RG1 1LG Tel: 0118 939 1537, Helpline: 0800 587 6744 or 0800 328 4257

Community Health Foundation, 188 Old Street, London, EC1V 9FR Tel: 020 7251 4076 Fax: 020 7250 0111

Compassionate Friends, 53 North Street, Bristol, BS3 1EN Tel: 0117 953 9639 Office 0117 966 5202 Bereaved parent' support group.

Consumers' Association, 2 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 4DF Tel: 020 7830 6000 Fax: 020 78306220

Contact A Family, 209-211 City Road London, EC1V 1JN Tel: 020 7608 8700 Helpline: 0808 808 3555 General e-mail: info@cafamily.org.uk For parents of children with specific rare diseases.

Cornelia De Lange Syndrome Foundation, 46 Victoria Street, Staple Hill, Bristol, BS16 5JS Tel: 01272 573046

Coronary Prevention Group, Plantation House, 31-35 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 3NW Tel: 020 76264844 Fax: 020 7626 4748

Council for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 179 Gloucester Place, London, NW1 6DX Tel: 020 77249103 Fax: 020 77245330

Council for Disabled Children, 8 Wakley Street, London, EC1V 7QE Tel: 020 7843 6061 Fax: 020 72789512

Council for Music in Hospitals, 140 Lower Road, Little Bookham, Surrey, KT23 4EF Tel: 01372 58264

Council for the Advancement of Communication with Deaf People, Farringdon Point, 29-35 Farringdon Road, London, EC1M Tel: 020 7405 4700

Counsel and Care for the Elderly, Twyman House, Lower Ground Floor, 16 Bonny Street, London, NW1 9PG Tel: 020 7485 1566

Counselling Help and Advice Together (CHAT), Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, London, W1N 0AB Tel: 020 7629 3870 or 020 74093333

Craniosacral Association of the UK, Monomark House, 27 Old Gloucester Street, London, WC1N 3XX Tel: 020 75434969

CRSIP see Chromosome Rarity Information and Support for Parents

Crohn's in Childhood Research Association, Parkgate House, 356 West Barnes Lane, Motspur Park, Surrey, KT3 6NB Tel: 020 8949 6209

Crossroads Care, 10 Regent Place, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 2PN Tel: 01788 565498

Cruse Bereavement Care, Cruse House, 126 Sheen Road, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 1UR Tel: 020 8332 7227

Cry-Sis Support Group, BM Cry-sis, London, WC1N 3XX Tel: 020 7404 5011 Crying babies.

Cystic Fibrosis Trust, 11 London Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 1BV Tel: 020 8164 7211 Fax: 020 8313 0472

Cystic Hygroma and Haemangioma Support Group, Villa Fontana, Church Road, Worth, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 7RS Tel: 0193 885901 Fax: 01293 882460

Cystitis and Candida, 75 Monimer Road, London, N1 5AR Tel: 020 7249 8664

Cytomegalovirus Support Group, 69 The Leasowes, Ford, Shrewsbury, SY5 9LU Tel: 01743 850055 AIDS and HIV.

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DEBRA see Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association

Dementia see Admiral Nurses

Depression Alliance, PO Box 1022, London, SE1 7QB Tel: 020 8760 0544

Dermatomyositis and Polymyositis Support Group, 146 Newtown Road, Woolston, Southampton, SO19 9HR Tel: 01703 449708

Diabetes Foundation, 177a Tennison Road, London, SE25 SNF Tel: 020 8656 5467

Dial UK, Park Lodge, St Catherine's Hospital, Tickhill Road, Balby, Doncaster, DN4 8QN Tel: 01302 310123 Fax: 01302 310404

Diabetes UK, Macleod House,10 Parkway, London NW1 7AA Tel: 020 7424 1000

Disability Rights UK, Ground Floor, CAN Mezzanine, 49-51 East Road, London, N1 6AH Tel: 020 7250 8181

Disability Information Trust, Mary Marlborough Centre, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LD Tel: 01865 227592 Fax: 01865 227596

Disability Information Trust, Mary Marlborough Centre, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LD Tel: 01865 227592 Fax: 01865 227596

Disabled Parents Network, 81 Melton Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 8EN Tel: 08702 410 450

Disability Wales, Llys Ifor, Crescent Road, Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan, CF83 1XL Tel: 01222 887325 Fax: 0122 88872

Disabled Drivers Association, Ashwellthorpe Hall, Ashwellthorpe, Norwich, Norfolk, NR16 1FX Tel: 01508 489449 Fax: 01508 488173

Disabled Living Foundation, 380-384 Harrow Road, London, W9 2HU Tel: 0845 130 9177

Disfigurement Guidance Centre, (UK Centre for the Disfigured), PO Box7, Cupar, Fife, KY15 4PF Tel: 01334 839084

Down's Syndrome Association, 155 Mitcham Road, Tooting, London, SW 17 9PG Tel: 020 8682 4001

Dr Foster Intelligence, 12 Smithfield Street, London , EC1A 9LA Tel: 0207 332 8800

Dyslexia Action, 133 Gresham Road, Staines, Middlesex, TW18 2AJ Tel: 01784463851 Fax: 01784 460747

Dyspraxia Foundation, PO Box 30, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1UU Tel: 01462 454986

Dystonia Society, Weddell House, 13-14 West Smithfield, London, EC1A Tel: 020 7329 0797

Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association (DEBRA), 13 Wellington Business Park, Dukes Ride, Crowthorne, Berkshire, RG45 6LS ,Tel: 01344 771961 ,Fax: 01344 762661

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Earlybirth Association, Latest information awaited. Premature babies.

Eating Disorders Association (Beat rebranded 2007), First Floor, Wensum House, 103 Prince of Wales Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 1DW
Tel: 01603 619090 Fax: 01603 664915 Tel: Beat adult line: 0845 6341414 Tel: Beat Youthline: 0845 634 7650

Enable, 6th Floor, 7 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, G1 3HL Tel: 0141 226 4541

Encephalitis Support Group, 44a Market Place, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7LW Tel: 01653 692583

Endometriosis SHE Trust (UK), 14 Moorland Way, Lincoln, Linconshire, LN6 7JW Tel: 08707 743665 0r 743664 For woman with endodetriotis

Endometriosis Society, Unit F8A, Shakespeare Business Centre, 245A Coldharbour Lane, London, SW9 8RR Tel: 020 7737 0380

Enuresis Resource and Information Centre, 65 St Michael's Hill, Bristol, BS2 8DZ Tel: 0117 926 4920 Fax: 0117 925 1640

Epilepsy Association of Scotland, 48 Govan Road, Glasgow, G51 1JL Tel: 0141 4274911 Fax: 0141 427 7414

Exercise Training for the Elderly and / or Disabled (EXTEND), Tel: 015X2 832760 Fax 01582 832760

EXTEND see Exercise Training for the Elderly and or Disabled

Eye Care Information Services, PO Box 3597, London, SE1 6DY Tel: 020 7357 7730 Fax: 020 7357 7155

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Families Anonymous, Unit 37 DRCA, Charlotte Despard Avenue, London, SW11 5JE Tel: 020 7498 4680 Drug abuse.

FamilyAction, 501-505 Kingsland Road, London E8 4AU Tel: 020 7254 6251 Support for families in hardship.

Family Heart Association, Wesley House, 7 High Street, Kidlington, Oxfordshire, OX5 2DH Tel: 01865 370292

Family Planning Association, 2-12 Pentonville Road, London, N1 9FP Tel: 020 7837 5432 Fax: 020 7837 3042

Fellowship of Depressives Anonymous, Box FDA. Self Help Nottingham, Ormiston House, 32-36 Pelham Street, Nottingham, NG1 2EG Tel: 0870 774 4320 Fax: 0870 774 4319 Email: fdainfo@aol.com

Fibromyalgia Association, 8 Rochester Grove, Hazel Grove, Stockport, Cheshire, SK7 4JD Tel: 0161 483 3155

Food Allergy Association, 27 Ferringham Lane, Fenring, West Sussex, BN12 SNB Tel: 01903 241178

Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths (FSID), 14 Halkin Street, London, SW I X 7DP Tel: 020 7235 1721 Fax: 020 7823 1986

Fragile X Society, 53 Winchelsea Lane, Hastings, East Sussex, TN35 4LG Tel: 01424 813147

Friedreich's Ataxia Group, Copse Edge, Thursley Road, Elstead, Goldalming, Surrey, GU8 6DJ Tel: 01252 702864 Fax: 01252 703715

FSID see Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths

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Gamblers Anonymous, PO Box 88, London, SW10 0EU Tel: 020 7384 3040 (24 hour helpline)

Gaucher's Association, 25 West Cottages, London, NW6 1RJ Tel: 0171433 1121

General Council and Register of Osteopaths, 56 London Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4SQ Tel: 01734 576585 Fax: 01734 566246

Gingerbread, 16-17 Clerkenwell Close, London, EC1R 0AN Tel: 0800 018 4318

Good Practices in Mental Health, 380-384 Harrow Road, London, W9 2HU Tel: 020 7289 2034

Greater London Association for Disabled People, 336 Brixton Road, London, SW9 7AA Tel: 020 72740107 Fax: 020 72747840

Growth Hormone Deficiency Group, 2 Mayfield Avenue, Chiswick, London, W4 1PW Tel: 020 8994 7625 Fax: 020 8995 9075

Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, Hillfields, Burghfield, Reading, RG7 3YG Tel: 0118 983 5555

Guillain Barre Syndrome Support Group of the UK, Lincolnshire County Council Offices, Eastgate, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 7EB Tel: 0800 374803

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Haemophilia Society, Chesterfield House, 385 Euston Road, London, NW1 3AU Tel: 020 7380 0600

Hahnemann Society for the Promotion of Homoeopathy, Hahnemann House, 2 Powis Place, Great Ormond Street, London, WC1N 3HT Tel: 020 7837 3297

Hairline International, Lyons Court ,1668 High Street ,Knowle, West Midlands, B93 0LY Tel: 01564 775281

Headway, 7 King Edward Court, King Edward Street, Nottingham, NG1 1EW Tel: 0115 9240800 Fax: 0115 9240432

Health Education Authority, Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London, WC1 H 9TX Tel: 020 7383 3833 Fax: 020 73870550

Health Helpline, lines open 9-5pm weekdays and 10-5pm Wednesdays Tel: 0800 665544

Health Service Ombudsman,Tel: 020 7217 4051 Fax: 020 7217 4000 email: enqiries@ombudsman.gsi.gov.uk

Hearing Concern, (British Association for the Hard of Hearing), 7 - 11 Armstrong Road, London, W3 7JL Tel: 020 8743 1110 Fax: 020 8743 9043

Hearing Dogs for the Deaf, London Road, Lewknor, Oxfordshire, OX9 5RY Tel: 01844 353898

Heartline, Rossmore House, 26 Park Street, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 3PL Tel: 01276 675655 Support group for children with congenital heart defects.

Help the Aged, 16-18 St James Walk, London, EC1R 0BE Tel: 020 72530253 Fax: 020 7250 4474

Henshaw's Society for the Blind, John Derby House, 88-92 Talbot Road, Old Trafford, Manchester, M16 0GS Tel: 0161 8721234

Herpes Viruses Association, 41 North Road, London, N7 9DP Tel: 020 7607 9661

Hodgkin's Disease see Lymphoma Association

Hospice Information Service, St Christopher's Hospice, 51-59 Lawrie Park Road, Sydenham, London, SE26 6DZ Tel: 0 181 778 9252

Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome Network, Network dealing with accelerated aging in children

Human Rights Society, Mariners Hard, Cley, Near Holt, Norfolk, NR25 7RX Tel: 01263 74099027

Human Tissue Authority (HTA),15-17 Furnival Street, London, EC4A 1AB - Telephone: 020 7211 3400

Huntington's Disease Association, Suite 24, Liverpool Science Park IC1, 131 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L3 5TF Tel: 0151 331 5444

Hyperactive Children's Support Group, 71 Whyke Lane, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 2LD Tel: 01903 725182

Hypothyroidism Support Group, 47 Crawford Avenue, Tyldesley, Manchester, M29 8ET Tel: 01942 874740

Hysterectomy Support, 210 Heath Road, Orsett Heath, Grays, Essex, RM16 3AP

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Ileostomy Association of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Amblehurst House, PO Box 23, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 4TT Tel: 01623 28099

Infertility Network UK, Charter House, 43 St Leonards Road, Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex, Tel: 08701 188088

Institute for Complementary and Natual Medicine, Can Mezzanine, 32 - 36 Loman Street, London, SE1 0EH Tel: 0207 922 7980

Institute for the Study of Drug Dependence (ISSD), Waterbridge House, 32-36 Loman Street, London, SE1 0EE Tel: 020 7928 1211 Fax: 020 7928 7071

International Cerebral Palsy Society, 19 St Mary's Grove, London, W4 3LL Tel: 0181995 5721

International Federation of Aromatherapists, 2-4 Chiswick High Street, London, W4 1TH

International Glaucoma Association, Woodcote House, 15 Highpoint Business Village, Henwood, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8DH Tel: 01233 64 81 70

Intractable Pain Society of Great Britain and Ireland, The Association of Anaesthetists, 9 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3RA, Tel: 020 7631 1650

ISDD see Institute for the Study of Drug Dependence

ISSUE see Infertility Network UK for Support for the Childless.

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Justice for all Vaccine Damaged Children, Erin's Cottage, Fussell's Buildings, Whiteway Road, Bristol, BS5 7QY Tel: 0117 955 7818

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La Leche League, BM 3424, London, WC1N 3XX Tel: 020 72421278

Leonard Cheshire Foundation, 30 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QD, Tel: 020 7802 8200, Fax: 020 7802 8250, Email: info@london.leonard-cheshire.org.uk For people with physical or learning disabilities.

Leukaemia Care Society, Restdale House, 32-33 Foregate Street, Worcester, WR1 1EE Tel: LINKLINE 6732

Leukaemia Research Fund, 43 Great Ormond Street, London, WC1N 3JJ Tel: 0171405 0101 Fax: 020 7242 1488

Limbless Aassociation, Tel: 020 8788 1777

Lymphoma Association, PO Box 386, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 2GA Tel: 01296 619400

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Marfan Association UK, Rochester House, 5 Aldershot Road, Fleet, Hampshire, GU51 3NG Tel : 01252 810472

Marie Curie Cancer Care, 28 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X 8QG Tel: 020 7235 3325 Fax: 020 7823 2380

Marie Stopes International, 62 Grafton Way, London, W1P Tel: 0845 300 8090

Marriagecare, 1 Blythe Mews, Blythe Road, London, W14 0NW Tel: 020 7371 1341 Fax: 020 7371 4921

Marriage Counselling Scotland, 105 Hanover Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1DG Tel: 0131 225 5006

MASTA see Medical Advisory Services for Travellers Abroad

ME Association see Myalgic Encephalomyelits (ME) Association

Medical Advisory Service, PO Box 3987, London, W4 4ZP Tel:020 89949874

Medical Advisory Services for Travellers Abroad (MASTA), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT Tel: 020 7631 4408

MdDS Balance Disorder Foundation, 710 Westwood Plaza, Box 951769, Los Angeles, CA. 90095, USA Tel: 00 1-310-825-575

MedicAlert, Medic Alert Foundation, 12 Bridge Wharf, 156 Caledonian Road, London, N1 9UU Tel: 020 7833 3034 Fax: 020 7278 0647

MacMillan Cancer Support, 89 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7UQ - Tel: 020 7840 7840

Mencap see Royal Society for Mentally Handicapped Children and Adults

Meniere's Society, 98 Maybury Road, Woking, Surrey, GU2 1SHX Tel: 01483 740597

Mermaids, BM Mermaids, London, WC1N 3XX Tel: 07020 935066 email: mermaids@freeuk.com - Family and individual support for teenagers and children with gender identity issues

Message Home, Roebuck House, 284-286 Upper Richmond Road, West East Sheen, London, WS14 7JE Tel: 0800 700 740 General Enquiries 020 8392 4550 Help for children who leave home

Migraine Trust, 45 Great Ormond Street, London, WC1N 3HZ Tel: 020 7278 2676 Fax: 020 7831 5174

MIND see National Association for Mental Health, 15 - 19 Broadway,London, E15 4BQ - Tel: 0845 766 0163 - Mind London office: 020 8519 2122

Miscarriage Association, c/o Clayton Hospital, Northgate, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 3JS Tel: 01924 200799

Motor Neurone Disease Association, PO Box 246, Northampton, NN1 2PR Tel: 845 762 6262

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 25 Effie Road, London, SW6 1EE Tel: 0808 800 8000

Munchhausen's Syndrome Self-Help Group, 22a Tankerville Road, London, SW16 5LL Tel: 020 8679 4324

Muscular Dystrophy Group, 7-11 Prescott Place, London, SW4 6BS Tel: 020 7720 8055

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) Association, Stanhope House, High Street, Stanford le Hope, Essex, SS17 0HA Tel: 01375 642466

Myotonic Dystrophy Support Group, 175a Carlton Hill, Nottingham, NG4 1GZ Tel: 0115 987 0080

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Naevus Support Group, 58 Necton Road, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, AL4 8AU Tel: 01582 832853 Birth marks.

Narcolepsy Association UK, South Hall, High Street, Farningham, Kent, DA4 0DE Tel: 01522 865195

Narcotics Anonymous, PO Box 1980, London, N19 3LS Tel: 020 7730 0009

National Abortion Campaign, The Print House, 18 Ashwin Street, London, E8 3DL Tel: 020 7923 4976 Fax: 020 7923 4979

National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society (NASS), PO Box 179, Mayfield, East Sussex, TN20 6ZL Tel: 01435 873527 Fax: 01435 873027

National Association for Mental Health (MIND), Granta House, 15-19 Broadway, Stratford, London, E15 4BQ Tel: 020 8519 2122

National Association for Parents of Sleepless Children, PO Box 38, Prestwood, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, HP16 0SZ

National Association for Patient Participation, 50a Wallasey Village, Wallasey, Wirrel, L45 3HL Tel: 0151 677 9616

National Association for Premenstrual Syndrome, National Headquarters, POBox 72, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1XQ Tel: 01732 741709 Fax: 01732 459117

National Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (NACRO), 169 Clapham Road, London, SW9 0PU Tel: 020 7582 6500

National Association Paget's Disease, 1 Church Road, Eccles, Manchester, M30 0DL Tel: 0161 707 9225

National Association of Deafened People, Longacre Horsley Green, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP14 3UX Tel: 01494 482355 Fax: 01494 484993

National Association of Laryngectomy Clubs, Lower Ground Floor, 152 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 9TR Tel: 020 7730 8585

National Association of League of Hospital Friends, 2nd Floor, Fairfax House, Causton Road, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1RJ Tel: 01206 761227 Fax: 01206 560244

National Asthma Campaign, Providence House, Providence Place, London, N1 0NT Tel: 0845 701 0203

National Autistic Society, 393 City Road, London, EC1V 1NG Tel: 020 7833 2299 Fax: 020 7833 9666 Helpline: 0870 600 8585 Information Centre: 020 7903 3599 email: nas@nas.org.uk

National Back Pain Association, 16 Elmtree Road, Teddington, Middlesex, TW11 8ST Tel: 020 8977 5474 Fax: 020 8943 5318

National Bureau for Students with Disabilities, 336 Brixton Road, London, SW9 7AA Tel: 020 7274 0565 Fax: 020 7274 7840

National Centre for Cued Speech, 29-30 Watling Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2UD Tel: 01227 450757

National Childbirth Trust, Alexandra House, Oldham Terrace, Acton, London, W3 6NH Tel: 020 8992 8637

National Childrens Bureau, 8 Wakley Street, London, EC1V 7QE Tel: 020 7843 6000 Fax: 020 7278 9512

National Confederation of Retirement Pensions Associations, Melling House, 14 St Peter Street, Blackburn, Lancs, BB2 2HD Tel: 01254 52606

National Council for One-Parent Families, 255 Kentish Town Road, London, NW5 2LX Tel: 0800 018 5026

National Council for Voluntary Organisations, Regents Wharf, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL Tel: 020 7713 6161 Fax: 020 7713 6300

National Deaf Children's Society, 15 Dufferin Street, London, EC1Y 8UR Tel: 020 7250 0123 (voice and text) Fax: 020 7251 5020

National Deaf-Blind and Rubella Association (SENSE), 11-13 Clifton Terrace, Finsbury Park, London, N4 3SR Tel: 020 7272 7774 Fax: 020 7272 6012

National Deaf-Blind League, 18 Rainbow Court, Paston Ridings, Peterborough, PE4 7UP Tel: 01733 573511

National Eczema Society, 163 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BU Tel: 020 7388 3444

National Endometriosis Society, 50 Westminster Palace Gardens, 1-7 Artillery Row, London, SW1P 1RL Tel: 020 7222 2781 office 020 7222 2781

National Federation of Kidney Patients Association, 6 Stanley Street, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S81 7HX Tel: 01909 487795 Fax: 01909481723

National Federation of Retirement Pensions Associations, Melling House, 14 St Peter Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 2HD Tel: 01254 52606 Fax: 01254 52606

National Federation of the Blind in the UK, Unity House, Smyth Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 1ER Tel: 01924 291313

National Fertility Association see Issue

National Foster Care Association, Leonard House, 5-7 Marshalsea Road, London, SE1 1EP Tel: 020 7828 6266

National Foster Parent Association, 87 Blackfriars Road, London, SE1 8HA - Telehone: 020 7620 6400

National Institute of Medical Herbalists, 56 Longbrook Street, Exete,r Devon, EX4 6AH Tel: 01392 426022 Fax: 01392 498963

National Kidney Research Fund, Kings Chambers, Priestgate, Peterborough, PE1 1FG - Telephone: 01733 704658

National League of the Blind and Disabled, 2 Tenterden Road, London, N17 8BE Tel: 020 8808 6030 Fax: 020 8885 3235

National Meningitis Trust, Fern House, Bath Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 3TJ Tel: 0845 600 0800

National Osteoporosis Society, PO Box 10, Radstock, Bath, BA3 3TB Tel: 01761 471771 Fax: 01761471 104

National Phobic Society Helpline, Tel: 0161 227 9898

National Reye's Syndrome Foundation of the UK, 15 Nicholas Gardens, Pyrford, Woking, Surrey, GU22 8SD Tel: 01932 346843

National Schizophrenia Fellowship, 28 Castle Street, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1SS Tel: 020 8547 3937 Advice 020 8974 6814 Fax: 020 8547 3862

National Self Help Support Centre (NCVO), 26 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3HU Tel: 020 7636 4066

National Society for Cancer Relief, Anchor House, 15-19 Britten Street, London, SW3 3TY Tel: 020 7351 7811

National Society for Epilepsy, Chalfont Centre for Epilepsy, Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire, SL9 0RJ Tel: 01494 601400

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC), National Centre, 42 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3NH Tel: 020 7825 2500 Fax: 020 7825 2525

National Society of Phenylketonuria and Allied Disorders, 7 Southfield Close, Willen, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK15 9LL Tel: 01908 691653

National Stepfamily Association, 3rd Floor, Chapel House, 18 Hatton Place, London, EC1N 8RU Tel: 020 7209 2460

Nippers, (National Information for Parents of Prematures: Educational, Resources and Support), 17-21 Emerald Street, London, WC1N 3QL Tel: 020 7831 9393

Northern Ireland Association for Mental Health, 80 University Street, Belfast, BT7 1HE Tel: 01232 328474

Northern Ireland Community Addiction Service, 40 Elmwood Avenue, Belfast, BT9 6AZ Tel: 01232 664434 Fax: 01232 664090

NSPCC see National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

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Obsessive Action, PO Box 6097, London, W2 1WZ Tel: 020 7226 4000

Obsessional Compulsive Disorder OCD, PO Box 6097, London, W2 1WZ Tel: 020 7226 4000

Opportunities for People with Disabilities, 1 Bank Buildings, Princes Street, London, EC2R 8EU Tel: 020 77264961 Fax: 020 7726 4961

Optical Information Council, 57a Old Woking Road, West Byfleet, Surrey, KT14 6LF Tel: 01932 353283

Osteopathic Association of Great Britain, 206 Chesterton Road, Cambridge, CB4 1NE Tel: 01223 359236 Fax: 01223 31 1298

Osteopathic Information Service, PO Box 2074, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4YR Tel: 01734 512051

Overeaters Anonymous, PO Box 19, Stretford, Manchester, M32 9EB Tel: 07000 784985

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Pain Relief Foundation, Rice Lane, Liverpool, L9 1AE Tel: 0151 523 1486 Fax:0151 521 6155

Pain Society, The Association of Anaesthetists, 9 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3RA Tel: 020 7636 2750 Fax: 020 7636 2750

Parentability, National Childbirth Trust, Alexandra House, Oldham Terrace, London, W3 6NH Tel: 020 8992 8637 Fax: 020 8992 5929

Parentline Plus,

Parents Anonymous, 6 Manor Gardens, London, N7 6LA Tel: 020 7263 8918

Parkinson's Disease Society of the United Kingdom, 215 VauxhallBridge Road, London, SW1V 1EJ Tel: 0808 800 0303

Partially Sighted Society, Queens Road, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN1 2NX Tel: 01302 368998

Patients Association, 18 Victoria Park Square, London, E2 9PF Tel: 0181981 5676 Fax: 020 8981 6719

Patients Liaison Group of the Royal College of General Practitioners, The RCGP, 14 Princes Gate, London, SW7 1PU Tel: 020 7581 3232 ext 203 Fax: 020 7225 3047

PAX, 4 Manorbrook, Blackheath, London, SE3 9AW Tel: 020 8318 5026 Agoraphobia, anxiety and panic attack.

PETS see Pre-Eclampsia Society

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Support Network, 52 Featherstone Street, London, EC1Y 8RT Tel: 020 7251 6580

Perthes’ Association, 15 Recreation Road, Guildford, GU1 1HE Tel: 01483 306637

Pharmacy Healthcare Scheme, 1 Lambeth High Street, London, SE1 7JN Tel: 020 7735 9141 Fax: 020 7735 7629

Philadelphia Association, 4 Manys Yard, 17 Hampstead High Street, London, NW3 1QW Tel: 020 7794 2652

Phobic Action see Anxiety Disorders Association

Phobics' Society now Anxiety UK, Zion Community Resource Centre, 339 Stretford Road,, Hulme,, Manchester, M15 4Z - YTeL: 08444 775 774

Piles Advisory Bureau, see Anusol

Portia Trust, 8 Workspace, Solway Estate, Marypon, Cumbria, CA15 8 NF Tel: 016973 51820

Post-Adoption Centre, 5 Torriano Mews, Torriano Avenue, London, NW5 2RZ Tel: 020 7284 0555 Fax: 0171482 2367

Praeder-Willi Syndrome Association, 2 Wheatsheaf Close, Horsell, Woking, Surrey, GU21 4BP Tel: 01483 724784

Pregnancy Advisory Service, 17 Rosslyn Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 2AR Tel: 020 8891 6833 Fax: 020 8892 2633

Premature Sexual Maturation Group, 2 Mayfield Avenue, Chiswick, London, W4 1PW Tel: 020 8994 7625 Fax: 020 8995 9075

Progeria Research Foundaion, Research foundation dealing with accelerated aging in children

PSM Group see Premature Sexual Maturation Group

Psoriasis Association, Milton House, 7 Milton Street, Northampton, NN2 7JG Tel: 01604 711129 Fax: 01604 792894

Psychotherapy Register, 1 Wythburn Place, London, W1H SWL Tel: 020 7724 9083

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Queen Elizabeth's Foundation, Woodlands Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 0BN Tel: 01372 841100

QUIT, 102 Gloucester Place, London, W1H 3DA Tel: 020 7487 2858 Smoking.

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Raynaud's and Scleroderma Association Trust, 112 Crewe Road, Alsager, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST7 2JA Tel: 01270 872776 Fax: 01270 883556

Relate (National Marriage Guidance), Herbert Gray College, Little Church Street, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 3AP Tel: 01788 573241

Release Emergency Service (The National Drugs and Legal Helpline), 388 Old Street, London, EC1V 9LT Tel: 020 7603 8854 or advice 020 7729 9904

Re-Solv, 30a High Street, Stone, Staffordshire, ST15 8AW Tel: 01785 817885 Fax: 01785 813205 Solvent and volatile substance abuse.

Restrcted Growth Association, PO Box 15755, Solihull, B93 3FY Tel: 0300 111 1970

Rethink formaly the National Schizophrenia Fellowship, 28 Castle Street, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1SS Tel: 020 8547 3937 Advice 020 8974 6814 Fax: 020 8547 3862

Riding for the Disabled Association, Norfolk House, 1a Tournament Court, Edgehill Drive, Warwick,CV34 6LG - Tel: 0845 658 1082

RNIB see Royal National Institute for the Blind

RNID see Royal National Institute for Deaf People

RoSPA see Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation (RADAR), 25 Mortimer Street, London, W1N 8AB Tel: 020 7637 5400 Fax: 0171637 1827

Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB), 224 Great Portland Street, London, W1N 6AA Tel: 0845 766 9999 or office 020 7388 1266

Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID), 19-23 Featherstone Street, London, EC1Y 8SL Tel: 0808 808 0123 Textphone: 0808 808 9000 Fax: 020 7296 8199 Hearing test: 0845 600 55 55

Royal Society for Mentally Handicapped Children and Adults (Mencap), 123 Golden Lane, London, EC1Y 0RT Tel: 017 1454 0454 Fax: 020 7608 3254

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), Edgbaston Park, 353 Bristol Road, Birmingham, B5 7ST Tel: 0121 248 2000 Fax: 0121248 2001

RSI Association, Chapel House, 152-156 High Street, Yiewsley, West Drayton, Middlesex, UB7 7BE Tel: 01895 431134 Fax: 01895 431134 Repetitive Strain injury.

Russell-Silver Syndrome Group, 2 Mayfield Avenue, Chiswick, London, W4 1PW Tel: 020 8994 7625 Fax: 0181995 9075

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SAD Association see Seasonal Affective Disorder Association

Samaritans, 10 The Grove, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 1QP Tel: 01753 532713

SANDS see Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society

SANE see Schizophrenia a National Emergency

Sarcoidosis Association UK, 19 Ashurst Close, Blackbrook, St Helens, Merseyside, WA11 9DN Tel: 01744 28020

Save the Children Fund, Mary Datchelor House, 17 Grove Lane, London, SE5 8RD Tel: 0171703 5400 Fax: 0171703 2278

Schizophrenia a National Emergency (SANE), 2nd Floo,r 199-205 Old Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5QP Tel: 020 7724 6520 or 0845 787 8000

Schizophrenia Association of Great Britain, International Centre for Schizophrenia, Bryn Hyfyrd, The Crescent, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2AG Tel: 01248 354048

SCODA see Standing Conference on Drug Abuse

Scoliosis Association (UK), 2 Ivebury Court, 325 Latimer Road, London, W10 6RA Tel: 0181964 5343

Scope-Cerebral Palsy (formerly the Spastics Society), PO box 833, Milton Keynes, MK12 5NY Tel: 0808 800 3333 email: cphelpline@scope.org.uk

Scottish Aids Research Foundation, c/o Blood Transfusion Service, Royal Infirmary, 41 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, EH3 9HB Tel: 0131 229 7387 Fax: 0131 536 5352

Scottish Association for the Deaf, Moray House, Institute of Education, Heriot- Watt University, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AQ Tel: 0131 557 0591 Fax: 0131 557 6922

Scottish Association for Mental Health, Atlantic House, 38 Gardner's Crescent, Edinburgh, EH3 8DQ Tel: 0131 229 9687

Scottish Council for Spastics, 22 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh, EH12 6PH Tel: 0131 332 9876

Scottish Council on Alcohol, 166 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, G1 2NH Tel: 0141333 9677 Fax: 0141 333 1606

Scottish Down's Syndrome Association, 158 Balgreen Road, Edinburgh, EH1 13AU Tel: 0131 313 4225 Fax: 0131 313 4285

Scottish Drugs Forum, 40 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, EH2 4RT Tel: 0131 220 2584

Scottish National Institute for War Blinded, PO Box 500, Gillespie Crescent, Edinburgh, EH10 4HZ Tel: 0131 229 1456 Fax: 0131 229 4060

Scottish Spina Bifida Association, 190 Queensferry Road, Edinburgh, EH4 2BW Tel: 0131 332 0743 Fax: 0131 343 3651

Scottish Spinal Cord Injury Association, Unit 22, 100 Elder Park Street, Glasgow, GS1 3TR. Tel: 01592 771700

Scottish Sports Association for the Disabled (FIPRE), Fife Sports Institute, Viewfield Road, Glenrothes, Fife, KY6 2RA Tel: 01592 771700 Fax: 01592 630717

Seasonal Affective Disorder Association, PO Box 989, London, SW7 2PZ

SENSE see National Deaf-Blind and Rubella Association

Sexual Dysfunction Association, Windmill Place Business Centre, 2-4 Windmill Lane, Southall, Middlesex, UB2 4NJ Tel: 0870 7743571 Impotenc and erection problems.

Shaftesbury Society, 16-20 Kingston Road, London, SW19 1JZ Tel: 0181542 5550 Fax: 020 8545 0605

Share-A-Care, National Register for Rare Diseases, 19 Coxwell Road, Faringdon, Oxfordshire, SN7 7EB

SHE see Endodetriosis SHE Trust (UK)

Shine, Spina bifida Hydrocephalus information Networking, 42 Park Road, Peterborough, PE1 2UQ Tel: 01733 555988

Shelter, 88 Old Street, London, EC1V 9HU Tel: 0171253 0202

Skin Disease Research Fund, 3 St Andrews Place, Regents Park, London, NW1 4LB Tel: 020 7935 8576

Skin Treatment and Research Trust (START), Westminster Hospital, London, SW1 2AP Tel: 020 7828 7740

Sickle Cell Society, 54 Station Road, London, NW10 4UA Tel: 020 8961 7795

Sotos Syndrome Group, 2 Mayfield Avenue, Chiswick, London, W4 1PW Tel: 0181994 7625 Fax: 0181995 9075

SPAID see The Society for the prevention of Asbestosis and Industrial Diseases

Spastics Society see Scope

Spinal Injuries Association, 76 St James' Lane, London, N10 3DF Tel: 020 8444 2121

Spod, 286 Camden Road, London, N7 0BJ Tel: 0171607 8851 Sexual and personal relationships of disabled people.

Sports Association for the Disabled, Mary Glen Haig Suite, Solecast House, 13-27 Brunswick Place, London, N1 6DX Tel: 020 7490 4919

START see Skin Treatment and Research Trust

St John's Ambulance Association, 1 Grosvenor Crescent, London, SW1X 7EF Tel: 020 7235 5231

Standing Conference on Drug Abuse (SCODA), Waterbndge House, 32-36 Loman Street, London, SE1 0EE Tel: 020 7928 9500

STEPS, Lymm Court, 11 Eagle Brow, Lymm, WA13 0LP Tel: 01925 757525 For families of children with congenital abnormalities of the lower limbs.

Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society (SANDS), 28 Portland Place, London, W1N 4DE Tel: 020 7436 5881 Fax: 020 7436 3715

Stroke see The Stroke Association

Sturge Weber Foundation, UK, 348, Pinhoe Road, Whipton, Exeter, EX4 8AF

Sun Smart, Skin care.

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TAMBA see Twins and Multiple Births Association

Tay Sachs and Allied Diseases Association, 17 Sydney Road, Barkingside, Ilford, Essex, IG6 3ED Tel: 020 8550 8989

Telangiectasia Self-Help Group, 39 Sunny Croft, Downley, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP13 5UQ Tel: 01494 528047

Tenovus Cancer Information Centre, 142 Whitchurch Road, Cardiff, CF4 3JN Tel: 01222 619846

Terrence Higgins Trust, 52-54 Grays Inn Road, London, WC1X 8JU Tel: 020 7242 1010

The BiPolar Organisation, Castle Works, 21 Georges Road, London, SE1 6ES Tel: 020 7793 2600

The Stroke Association, Stroke House, 123-127 Whitecross Street, London, EC1Y 8JJ Tel: 0845 303 3100 or 020 7566 0300 Fax: 020 7490 2686.

The UK Centre for the Disfigured, PO Box 7, Cuper, Fife, KY15 4PF Tel: 01334 839084

Tisserand Aromatherapy Institute, 65 Church Road, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 2BD Tel: 01273 206640

TOF see Tracheo-Oesophageal Fistula Sup port Group

Toxoplasmosis Trust, 61-71 Collier Street, London, N1 9BE Tel: 020 7713 0663 Tel: 020 7713 0599 (helpline) Fax: 020 7713 0611

Tracheo-Oesophageal Fistula Support Group (TOF), St George's Centre, 91 Victoria Road, Netherfleld, Nottingham, NG4 2NN Tel: 0115 940 0694 Fax: 0115 940 0694

Tracheotomy Patients Aid Fund, 70 Medway, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6 2DW Tel:01892 652820

Tranquilliser Advice and Support Project, Philipson House, 5 Philipson Street, Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 4EN Tel: 0191234 3486 Fax: 0191 263 9908

Tuberous Sclerosis Association of Great Britain, Little Barnsley Farm, Milton Road, Catshill, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B61 0NQ Tel: 01527 871898

Turner's Syndrome Society, 2 Mayfield Avenue, Chiswick, London, W4 1PW Tel: 0181994 7625 Fax: 0181995 9075

Turning Point, New Loom House, 101 Backchurch Lane, London, E1 1LU Tel: 0171702 2300 Fax: 020 7702 1456

Twins and Multiple Births Association (TAMBA), PO Box 30, Little Stutton, South Wirral, Cheshire, L66 1TH Tel: 01732 868000

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United Kingdom Sports Association for People with Mental Handicap, 30 Philip Lane, Tottenham, London, N15 4JB Tel: 020 8885 1177

United Kingdom Thalassaemia Society, 107 Nightingale Lane, London, N8 7QY Tel: 020 8348 0437 Fax: 020 8348 2553

Urostomy Association of Great Britain and Ireland, Central Office, 18 Foxglove Avenue, Uttoxeter, Staffs, ST14 8UN Tel: 0870 770 7931 Fax: 0870 770 7932 email secretary@classmail.co.uk

Uveitis Information Group, South House, Sweening, Vidlin, Shetland Isles ZE2 9QE, Scotland - telephone: 0845 604 5660

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Vegetarian Society of the United Kingdom, Parkdale, Dunham Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 4QG Tel: 0161 928 0793 Fax: 0161926 9182

Vitiligo Society, 125 Kensington Road, London, SE9 6ZH Tel: 0800 018 2631

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Wales Council for the Blind, Shand House, 20 Newport Road, Cardiff, CF2 1DB Tel: 0l222 473954

Wales Council for the Deaf, Maritime Offices, Woodland Terrace, Maesycoed, Pontipridd, Mid Glamorgan, CF37 1DZ Tel: 01443 485687 Fax: 01443 408555

Weight Watchers (UK), Kidwells Park House, Kldwells Park Drive, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 8YT Tel: 01628 777077

Wellbeing, 27 Sussex Place, Regents Park, London, NW1 4SP Tel: 0171262 5337 Fax: 020 7724 7725

Women's Nationwide Cancer Control Campaign, Suna House, 128-130 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3AR Tel: 020 7729 1735 Fax: 020 7613 0771

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