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Gabbitas Educational Consultants Ltd
Gabbitas is an educational consultancy specializing in independent education, which has been operating since 1873. The company offers a wide range of services, including support for those seeking special educational needs provision. Support includes assessment by experienced educational...
Gainsborough Baths Ltd
Gainsborough Baths manufacture a large range of walk-in and powered assisted baths. Their baths range from a simple walk-in bath through to a total carer hi-lo bath solution. Seven walk-in baths. Four hi-lo baths. Four power assisted baths
Galactosaemia Support Group
Gam-Anon UK and Ireland
The self-help organisation Gam-Anon is a group for the spouse, family, or close friends of compulsive gamblers. The Gam-Anon group offers warmth, friendship, understanding and practical help to new members. There are no fees, voluntary contributions only. Gam-Anon's purposes are as follows: • To...
Help for gamblers to stop gambling and rebuild their lives. Gam-Anon for families and young GA for 15-19 year olds. Runs 24-hour telephone advice service.
GamCare has become the leading authority on the provision of information, advice and practical help in addressing the social impact of gambling in the UK.
Gardening for Disabled Trust
Provides financial and practical assistance for disabled people to take an active part in gardening.
GASP is an organisation which promotes a smoke-free environment. Its services are particularly applicable to organisations wishing to discourage smoking. Resources available include: posters, leaflets, books, carbon monoxide monitors and a consultancy service. The website includes further details...
Gateway 15-20 Supports young people between the ages of fifteen and twenty through times of emotional distress. We provide one to one work, as well as workshops, and we work with young people with mild to moderate mental health issues. Using a variety of self help information.
Provides information about Gauchers disease to families and medical advisers. Keeps families in touch for support. Actively encourages medical research.
GEEPS is an international network of families and friends of children born with abdominal abnormalities. GEEPS is run by the families and friends of children affected with gastroschisis or exomphalos. The aim of GEEPS is to support families through the shock of diagnosis and beyond in the hope...
Operating since 1990, the Gender Trust is the largest UK charity in a position to help anyone affected by gender identity issues. The Trust is a membership organisation but its services are available to all. They can offer: custom training and support to organisations/companies in the...
General Chiropractic Council
Statutory regulatory body for UK chiropractors. By law, all chiropractors must be GCC registered. Find a chiropractor on the GCC web-site.
General Council and Register of Osteopaths
General Dental Council
Is the organisation which regulates dental professionals in the United Kingdom. All dentists, dental nurses, dental technicians, dental hygienists, dental therapists, clinical dental technicians and orthodontic therapists must be registered with the GDC to work in the UK. The GDC aim's...
General Hypnotherapy Register
Established following Department of Health guidelines to provide a single, central Register of Hypnotherapy Practitioners
General Medical Council
The General Medical Council (GMC) protects, promotes and maintains the health and safety of patients by ensuring proper standards in the practice of medicine. Their vision is to safeguard the highest standards of medical ethics, education and practice, in the interests of patients, public and...
General Optical Council
General Osteopathic Council
Information service, fact sheets and list of osteopaths in the caller's area
Genetic Interest Group (GIG)
The Genetic Interest Group (GIG) is a national alliance of organisations with a membership of over 120 charities which support children, families and individuals affected by genetic disorders. Its primary goal is to promote awareness and understanding of genetic disorders so that high quality...
Get Kids Going!
Gift - The Children's Transplant Charity
Gift - The Children's Transplant Charity - is a registered national charity that offers support to children and families who are affected by transplantation. They aim to provide both emotional and practical support throughout the journey of transplantation. Every year there is an increasing number...
Gifted Children's Information Centre
The Gifted Children's Information Centre was founded in April 1978. Its principal function is to publish and disseminate information on the subject of gifted and talented children. The Centre runs an advice and guidance service on special educational needs. It has the services of a consultant...
Gifted Monthly has evolved from a monthly newsletter into an online book shop and information source for parents of gifted children and education professionals. They exclusively sell books related to giftedness and children of high ability, mainly for parents but also for professionals. They...
Gingerbread NI is the lead agency working with and for one-parent families in Northern Ireland. They work with various organisations and agencies in creating services and developing networks in local communities to help tackle the issues facing one-parent families. Gingerbread works in...
The Gender Identity Research and Education Society (GIRES) was established in 1997 to inform a wide public of the issues surrounding gender identity and transsexualism. Its aim is to improve the circumstances in which transgender people live by informing and educating all those who can support...
50 practical tips on how to give up or quit drinking
Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia Support Group
Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia is an abnormality of platelets, which are involved with clotting of the blood. The support group was founded by a parent of a child diagnosed with the condition. Its main aim is to help the parents of newly diagnosed children in the following ways. Sharing family...
personal development training in group setting for unemployed people and people who have experienced homelessness, addiction or exclusion
Gluten Free Foods Ltd
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Goldenhar Family Support Group (UK)
The Goldenhar Syndrome Support Group is a registered UK charity. The aims of the group are to: Put families in touch with other families who have children or family members with similar problems. Give parents and patients viewpoints about the syndrome through a regular newsletter....
Goldenhar Family Support Group (UK)
We are here first and foremost to provide information and support services for families who have children with Goldenhar Syndrome. We are here to gather and present information that families and health professionals can use to better understand the problems and to disseminate that information to...
Good Access Guide
A directory of accessible leisure pursuits, holidays and travel, transport, mobility products, and daily living services for disabled people, their families and friends.
Good Practices in Mental Health
Gorlin Syndrome Support Group
Grace (Give rheumatoid Arthritis Children Encouragement)
Supporting sufferers of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis/parents
When people find themselves in a situation in which decisions have to be made about long-term care, they need practical, experienced and independent advice. For 30 years Grace Consulting have been advising elderly people and their families on long-term care options. To help people find the right...
Graeae Theatre Company
Graeae is a disabled-led theatre company that profiles the skills of actors, writers and directors with physical and sensory impairments. The artistic approach creates aesthetically accessible productions that include a disabled and non-disabled audience. Graeae has been led by Jenny Sealey,...
Grandma's is a church-based organisation which aims to provide practical help to children and families affected by HIV/AIDS. It currently operates in the Greater London area, and Bristol. (It also has an office in Dublin.) Services include the following: Outings for children during school...
Grandparents' Association mission is to improve the lives of children by working with and for all grandparents especially those who: Have lost or are losing contact with their grandchildren because of divorce, family feud or other problems. Are caring for their grandchildren on a full time...
Great Big Hugs
Professional and confidential online counselling
Great Britain Wheelchair Basketball Association
Great Britain Wheelchair Basketball Association (GBWBA) is the governing body for the sport of wheelchair basketball in Great Britain and a registered charity. Features and activities of the GBWBA are as follows: Organising a national league of 8 divisions and various cup competitions, including...
Greater London Association for Disabled People
Gretton Homes offers long term residential care to people with Prader-Willi syndrome. Gretton Homes consists of eight houses, all of which are specifically managed for people with Prader-Willi syndrome. Almost 70 people with Prader-Willi syndrome are supported in these houses, and come from all...
Grimsby and Northern Lincolnshire Eating Disorder Support Group
We are a support group run by people who have first hand experience of eating disorders. It is free for sufferers and carers to just pop in, Held every third Wednesday of the month, 7.00-9.00 at Freeman St. Resource Centre, Kent St, Grimsby
Grooms-Shaftesbury is a new charity, created by the recent merger of two well-respected charities: John Grooms and the Shaftesbury Society. We offer a wide range of innovative services that support and empower disabled people, helping them to lead fulfilling, independent lives, and to maximise...
Group Analytic and Psychotherapy Services: North East England
Group and individual psychotherapy services in the North East of England
Group B Strep Support
Group B strep is the most common cause of life-threatening infections in newborn babies and these infections are mostly preventable. Group B Strep Support is a national charity which provides information for parents and health professionals on GBS and it's prevention in newborn babies. We also...
Group for Solicitors with Disabilities
The activities of the Group for Solicitors with Disabilities (GSD) centre around regular meetings at which all members are invited to discuss topical issues of relevance to the profession but with particular regard to the interests of solicitors and students with disabilities. The GSD also runs...
Grown Up Congenital Heart Patients Association
Offering help, information and support to young people and adults who were born with a heart condition.`
Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Our mission is to provide guide dogs, mobility and other rehabilitation services that meet the needs of blind and partially-sighted people.
Guillain-Barré Syndrome & CIDP Worldwide Links and Information
International support, links and information for sufferers, carers and families re: Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) and CIDP.
Guillain-Barre Syndrome Support Group
Support for those affected by GBS, CIDP and related illnesses of the peripheral nerves
Guillain-Barré Syndrome Support Group
Gulf Veterans Association
Gulf War syndrome is the title given by the media to Gulf War related illnesses: there are several possible causes and a range of symptoms. The Gulf Veterans Association was formed at the end of November 1994 by veterans of the Gulf War, to support and act for all veterans and their families of...
Self-help support group for sufferers of emetophobia, a fear of vomiting. Online forum available.
For women with any gynaecological cancer, their partners, families and friends.