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Useful websites and phone numbers

GAINSupport and information on GBS, CIDP and associated inflammatory neuropathies

http://www.gaincharity.org.uk/

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

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

 

Facebook Pagehttps://www.facebook.com/gaincharity

Facebook Grouphttps://www.facebook.com/727400487277814/

Facebook for Parentshttps://www.facebook.com/groups/GuillainBarreKids/

(Online support & information through Facebook)

 

Direct GovInfo on benefits, DVLA, etc

https://www.gov.uk/

 

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

https://www.citizinsadvice.org.uk/

Tel. (Wales) 08444 77 20 20

Tel. (England) 08444 111 444

Self-help websitehttp://www.adviceguide.org.uk/

 

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

http://www.cruse.org.uk/

 

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

http://www.citizensinformation.ie/

 

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

http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/home.aspx

 

 

 

 

 

Scope/Dial Local disability information and advice

http://www.scope.org.uk/dial

Tel. 0808 800 3333

 

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

http://www.turn2us.org.uk

 

Carers Trust Support and services for carers

http://www.carers.org/

Tel. 0844 800 4361

 

Disabled Living FoundationImpartial advice and information on daily living aids

http://www.dlf.org.uk/

Tel. 0300 999 0004

 

Carers UK Support and services for carers

http://www.carersuk.org/

Tel. 0808 808 7777

 

Age UKInformation, advice and support for older people

http://www.ageuk.org.uk/

Helpline: 0800 169 6565

 

Disability Rights UKPromoting independent living for disabled people

http://www.disabilityrightsuk.org/

Office: 020 7250 3222 (helplines listed on website)

 

Befriending Networks – UK-wide directory of local befriending services 

http://www.befriending.co.uk/befriendingdirectory.php

 

 

 

 

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