Other organisations N-Z

National Association of Citizens Advice Bureau

Myddleton House
115-123 Pentonville Road
London
N1 9LZ

Tel:
020 7833 2181
Fax: 020 7833 4371
Website: www.citizensadvice.org.uk

National Childminding Association

Promote quality registered childminding so that children, families and communities can benefit from the best in childcare and education.

NCMA
Royal Court
81 Tweedy Road
Bromley
Kent
BR1 1TG
Tel: 0845 880 0044
Email: info@ncma.org.uk
Web: www.ncma.org.uk

National Children’s Bureau

Promotes the interest and well being of all children and young people across every aspect of their lives. We advocate the participation of children and young people in all matters affecting them. We challenge disadvantage in childhood.

National Children’s Bureau
8 Wakley Street
London
EC1V 7QE
Tel: 020 7843 6000
Fax: 020 7278 9512
Web: www.ncb.org.uk

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

Specialises in child protection and the prevention of cruelty to children. In addition to 24 hour helpline, NSPCC runs campaigns, provides child protection training and advice, carries out research into the nature and effect of child abuse and produces information leaflets.

Weston Road
42 Curtain Road
London
EC2A 3NH
Tel: 0808 800 5000
Text: 18001 0808 800 5000
Email: help@nspcc.org.uk
Web: www.nspcc.org.uk

Northern Ireland Social Care Council

Registers social care workers, regulates education and training and issues codes of practice for those involved in social care work.

7th Floor
Millennium House
19-25 Great Victoria Street
Belfast
BT2 7AQ
Tel: 02890 239 340
Fax: 02890 417 601
Email: info@niscc.hscni.net
Web: www.niscc.info

One Parent Families - Scotland

Advice and information for lone parents in Scotland on a wide range of issues.

13 Grayfield Square
Edinburgh
EH1 3NX
Tel: 0131 556 3899 (general); 0808 801 0323 (helpline)
Email: info@opfs.org.uk
Web: www.opfs.org.uk

Parents and Relatives Listening and Empathising with You (PARLEY)

Parley is a support and information website which has been created for new parents, in particular parents with a child who has to undergo surgery and those children with long/short term medical conditions or impairments/disabilities.  

Web: www.parleyonline.co.uk 

Queen Elizabeth Foundation for Disabled People

A centre providing outdoor mobility information, demonstration, assessment and training for disabled and elderly people.

Queen Elizabeth's Foundation for Disabled People
Leatherhead Court
Woodlands Road
Leatherhead
Surrey
KT22 0BN
Tel: 01372 841 100
Fax: 01372 844 072
Email: via web form
Web: www.qefd.org.uk

Rainbow Trust

Rainbow Trust Children's Charity provides emotional and practical support to families who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness. Rainbow Trust's Family Support Workers join the family in their own home and are there to provide practical support. We are contactable 24 hours a day for families in crisis from diagnosis, through treatment and even after bereavement.

Rainbow relies almost entirely on voluntary donations and through the generosity of our supporters we are able to help around 1,000 families a year.

Rainbow Trust Children's Charity
6 Cleeve Court
Cleeve Road
Leatherhead
Surrey KT22 7UD
Tel: 01372 363438
Email: enquiries@rainbowtrust.org.uk
Web: www.rainbowtrust.org.uk

Respond

Respond provides a range of services to people with learning disabilities who have experienced abuse or trauma and to those who have gone on to perpetrate abuse. Respond specialises in working with sexual abuse. We also run a project for parents with learning disabilities and a national helpline. We offer training and support to professionals and carers.

Third Floor
24-32 Stephenson Way
London
NW1 2HD
Tel: 020 7383 0700 General enquiries
Fax: 020 7387 1222
Email: admin@respond.org.uk
Web: www.respond.org.uk

Scottish Child Law Centre

Offers advice and information on all aspects of Scottish law as it relates to the rights of children and young people. Telephone information on child law, education, health, social work, divorce etc.

54 East Crosscauseway
Edinburgh
Lothian
EH8 9HD
Tel: 0131 667 6333
Email: enquiries@sclc.co.uk
Web: www.sclc.org.uk

Scottish Social Services Council

The Scottish Social Services Council is the regulatory body for the Scottish social services workforce with responsibility for registration, education and training and workforce development.

Compass House
Discovery Quay
11 Riverside Drive
Dundee
DD1 4NY
Tel: 08456 030 891
Email: enquiries@sssc.uk.com
Web: www.sssc.uk.com

Sibs - for brothers and sisters of people with special needs

Sibs is for people who grow up with a brother or sister with special needs, disability, chronic illness. This group of people are often referred to as ‘siblings’. There are at least 2 million of these siblings in the UK. Many siblings need support and information at different stages of their lives.

Sibs
Meadowfield
Oxenhope
West Yorkshire
BD22 9JD
Tel: 01535 645453
Email: info@sibs.org.uk
Web: www.sibs.org.uk

Signpost Children's Services

A residential provision in the South West caring for young people between the ages of 11 and 18. Achieving success through communication, Signpost provides services to deaf young people with complex needs including autism, ADHD and challenging behaviour.

Coldharbour Mill
Uffculme
Cullompton
Devon
EX15 3EE
Tel: 01884 841255
Email: frost.signpost@btinternet.com
Website: www.signpostchildrensservices.co.uk
Ray Elphick: 07595 870 255
Mark Frost: 07595 221 665

SNAP Childcare

Recruitment agency that provides nannies, carers and childcare workers only for children who have special needs. Nationwide service.

91-93 Great Eastern Street
Shoreditch
London
EC2A 3HZ
Tel: 020 7729 2200
Fax: 020 7729 0022
Email: info@snapchildcare.co.uk
Web: www.snapchildcare.co.uk

Twins and Multiple Births Association (TAMBA)

Provide information and support networks for families of twins, triplets and more. Offer a range of publications and telephone helpline for parents called 'Twinline'.

2 The Willows
Gardner Road
Guildford
Surrey
GU1 4PG
Tel: 01483 304 442
Fax: 01483 302 483
Email: enquiries@tamba.org.uk
Web: www.tamba.org.uk

Two Charge Kids

A website developed by the parents of two girls with CHARGE Syndrome who wish to share information and advice about CHARGE Syndrome and deaf-blindness.

Web: www.twochargekids.com

Voice it! Education

Innovative Educational Resources that help Youth Workers, Teachers and Trainers bring out the potential of every young person.


Voice It! Education
8 Linen Walk
Bath
BA1 6BZ
Tel: 08448 794 287
Email: happytohelp@voiceit.com
Web: www.voiceit.com

Voice UK

A support and information group for adults and children with learning disabilities who have experienced crime or abuse and their families and carers. It also works for changes in the law and practice.

Voice UK
Rooms 100-106
Kelvin House
RTC Business Centre
London Road
Derby
DE24 8UP
Helpline: 0808 802 8686
Tel: 01332 291 042 (general)
Email: via online form or voice@voiceuk.org.uk
Web: www.voiceuk.org.uk