Key national organisations or services that may provide you with further information, advice or support.

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Advice Richmond – Together for Change
Advice Richmond gives you access to free, quality information and advice on issues such as welfare benefits, employment, debt, housing or social care.
Benefits
Government website providing up to date information on benefit entitlements and how to claim, including carer and disability benefits.
Bipolar UK
We provide a range of services to enable people affected by bipolar and associated illnesses to take control of their lives.
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
BACP can provide advice on a range of services to help meet the needs of anyone seeking information about counselling and psychotherapy, information about how counselling can benefit you or those close to you, and how to find a private therapist.
British Heart Foundation
The British Heart Foundation is the UK’s number one heart charity. We also help people millions of people every year with our up to date information about heart disease so the UK public are better informed.
Care Quality Commission
Independent health and adult social care regulator who monitors, inspects and regulates services to make sure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety including performance ratings to help people choose care.
Carers Trust
Advice and support services for carers.
Carers UK
As the UK's only national membership charity for carers, Carers UK is both a support network and a movement for change. We give expert advice, information and support to make life better for carers.
Citizens Advice Bureau
Provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.
Depression Alliance
Depression Alliance is the leading UK charity for people affected by depression. We bring people together to end the loneliness and isolation of depression. We also campaign to end the stigma of depression and to raise awareness of what it means to live with it.
Disabled Living Foundation
DLF is a national charity providing impartial advice, information and training on independent living.
Disabled People
Government website providing up to date information for disabled people on their rights and benefits available including carers allowances.
Downs Syndrome Association
Supporting people with Down’s Syndrome to live full and rewarding lives. Providing information, training and fundraising. Our head office is based in Teddington.
Multiple Sclerosis Society
The MS Society is the UK’s leading MS charity. We fund research, give grants, campaign for change, provide information and support, invest in MS specialists and lend a listening ear to those who need it.
Parkinson’s UK
UK's Parkinson's support and research charity providing advice, expert information, training and support.
Sane
SANE is a leading UK mental health charity. We work to improve quality of life for anyone affected by mental illness.
Working, Jobs and Pensions
Government website providing up to date information on job seeking, holiday and leave, redundancies, pensions, contractual rights and pay.