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Published: 15th June 2008 09:04

Alcoholics Anonymous

Emergency Helpline 0845 7697555 or see website:  http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk/

Beat Eating Disorders

Helpline Number 0845 6341414 or see their website: http://www.b-eat.co.uk/

Changing Faces

The UK's leading charity that supports and represents people with disfigurements.

Contact them on 0845 4500275 Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.00pm or for further information see their website: http://www.changingfaces.org.uk/


Emergency Helpline 0800 1111


Emergency Helpline 0800 555111 or http://www.crimestoppers.uk.org/


Environment Agency Flood Information Line

Emergency Helpline 0845 988 1188 or at www.environment-agency.gov.uk/floodline

Supported Fostering Services

They are recruiting carers from a wide range of backgrounds, you do not need to own your own house, have qualifications or to be married or a certain age to be a suitable foster carer, but you do need to care about kids, have a sense of humour, want to make a different and have patience - if you are interested please get in contact: 

Local Area Office: 020 8362 0909 or website: http://www.fostering.com/

Knife Crimes  

Comprehensive Informatoin on knife crimes

See their website: http://www.knifecrimes.org/

Lone Parents

Helpline 0800 018 5026 Mon-Fri 9.00am-5.00pm and Wed 9.00am-8.00pm


Advice and Support for people with mental health issues and their families

Helpline 0300 123 3393 http://www.mind.org.uk/

Missing People  

Uk's only charity that works with young runaways, missing and unidentified people, their families and others that care for them. 

24 hour Helpline 0500 700700 or see their website: http://www.missingpeople.org.uk/

National Gas Emergency Service

Emergency Helpline 0800 111999 


UK's largest charity for parents.  Suporting you to become the parent you want to be.  Reliable and interesting information for parents.

Enquiries line 0300 3300770 or http://www.nctpregnancyandbabycare.com/

NHS Direct

Nurse-led confidential helpline providing advice and information on:

What to do if you are feeling ill, health concerns for you and your family, local health services, self-help and support organisations.

24 hour Helpline 0845 4647 or at http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/

NHS Smoking Helpline

Free help to give up smoking, advice on the different approaches to increase your chances of stopping successfully.

"Half of the people who visit an NHS Stop Smoking Service are not smoking four weeks later"

To get unhooked call 0800 169 0 169 or see their website: http://www.gosmokefree.co.uk/


One Parent Families

Advice website: http://www.oneparentfamilies.org.uk/

Parentline Plus

National registered charity that works for and with parents because "instructions weren't included".

24 hour Helpline 0808 800 2222

Textphone 0800 783 6783

Look out for local events being held by this organisation in our Calendar.



24 hour Helpline 0845 7909090

Talk to Frank

Confidential advice on all drug issues

Helpline 0800 776600 or http://www.talktofrank.com/

Talk About Knives

 Useful government run website for parents about talking to your children about knives.


Victim Supportline

24 hour Helpline 0845 3030900 or see website http://www.victimsupport.org.uk/

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