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Useful websites and phone numbers

GAINSupport and information on GBS, CIDP and associated inflammatory neuropathies

Head Office: 01529 469910 (Mon- Fri, 9am-3pm)

Outside hours: 0800 374803 (UK) 1800 806152 (RoI)


Facebook Page

Facebook Group

Facebook for Parents

(Online support & information through Facebook)


Direct GovInfo on benefits, DVLA, etc


Citizens AdviceFree independent and confidential advice including fact sheets, sample letters and budget calculator

Tel. (Wales) 08444 77 20 20

Tel. (England) 08444 111 444

Self-help website


Cruse (bereavement) – Support and advice for people who have lost someone close


Citizens Information Board (ROI)Information on public services and entitlements in Ireland


Department of Social Protection (ROI) – Welfare services in Ireland






Scope/Dial Local disability information and advice

Tel. 0808 800 3333


Turn2us Helping people to access welfare benefits, charitable grants and other financial help


Carers Trust Support and services for carers

Tel. 0844 800 4361


Disabled Living FoundationImpartial advice and information on daily living aids

Tel. 0300 999 0004


Carers UK Support and services for carers

Tel. 0808 808 7777


Age UKInformation, advice and support for older people

Helpline: 0800 169 6565


Disability Rights UKPromoting independent living for disabled people

Office: 020 7250 3222 (helplines listed on website)


Befriending Networks – UK-wide directory of local befriending services


Sexual Advice Helping improve the sexual health and wellbeing of men and women