Macmillan Cancer Support

Information and advice is also available to those caring for someone with cancer, health professionals, friends and family of someone affected as well as anyone worried about cancer. The service offers: Free confidential information service Access to benefits & financial advice Time to talk Relaxing place to meet other people affected by cancer Access to …

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In Care Survivors Service Scotland

A partnership led by Open Secret, is a trauma informed counselling and advocacy support service for adults who suffered childhood abuse in care and their families.


Shelter Scotland

Shelter Scotland is a charity that works to alleviate the distress caused by homelessness and bad housing. They do this by giving advice, information and advocacy to people in housing need, and by campaigning for lasting political change to end the housing crisis for good.


Quit Your Way Scotland

Quit Your Way Scotland is Scotland’s national stop smoking helpline. Over the years they’ve helped thousands of people and they can help you too. Willpower alone is often not enough. And why make it any harder than it needs to be? Quit Your Way Scotland advisers can guide you through what’s helped other smokers, and …

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The Association of Breastfeeding Mothers (ABM)

Members of the ABM are mainly mothers who are breastfeeding or have breastfed their children in the past. Some breastfed easily without problems and some have experienced varying degrees of difficulty. Other members include supportive health professionals such as midwives, health visitors, lactation consultants and GPs. They operate a voluntary telephone helpline for any mother …

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EXTEND Exercise

EXTEND Exercise Teachers provide Exercise To Music Classes and Chair Based Exercise Classes throughout the UK. Their mission is to promote health, increase mobility and independence, improve strength, co-ordination and balance and to counteract loneliness and isolation. EXTEND Exercise has many teachers who hold classes throughout the UK, in a number of settings such as …

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The Samaritans

The National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC) is the UK’s leading national charity offering support to adult survivors of all types of childhood abuse, including physical, sexual and emotional abuse and neglect. They provide confidential emotional support to anyone passing through crisis and at risk of suicide


National Debtline Scotand

They are a free and confidential debt advice service for people in England, Wales and Scotland. They have helped millions of people deal with their debts. Their team of expert debt advisers care about improving your situation and will help you to take control of your debts. On their site you will find all you …

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Financial Ombudsman Service

If a business and a customer can’t resolve a complaint themselves, they can give an unbiased answer about what’s happened. If they decide someone’s been treated unfairly, they have legal powers to put things right. If you have a complaint about a financial product or service and you’re not sure how to get started, get …

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Capability Scotland

Founded in 1946, Capability Scotland provides care, education and employment services for disabled children and adults across Scotland. They work with disabled people, their families and carers to provide a creative mix of services that meet their aspirations at all stages of their lives. Their specialist knowledge and broad range of flexible services allows them …

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