Organisations that offer support and information about brain injury and neurological conditions
0115 943 5400
The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) is a not-for-profit organisation, which exists to fight for the rights of injured people. APIL offer information, guidance and support for those injured as a result of someone else’s negligence and can direct you to a personal injury lawyer in your area.
0808 808 1000
This charitable organisation provides tailored information and specialist support to anyone affected by a neurological condition.
0161 762 6400
This professional association was established to promote the development of case management in the field of acquired brain injury. It represents the professional interests and concerns of case manager who work with those who have suffered an acquired brain injury or other complex condition that requires co-ordinated rehabilitation, care and support. They can direct you to a brain injury case manager.
0345 130 7172
Different strokes is a registered charity providing a free service to younger stroke survivors in the UK. The charity is run by stroke survivors and offers self-help and mutual support to enable stroke survivors of working age to optimise their recovery, take control of their own lives and regain as much independence as possible.
This is a UK based charity set up by people affected by encephalitis. They offer support and information to adults and children affected by encephalitis, produce evidence-based information on all aspects of the condition, raise awareness and conduct research.
0808 800 5050
This is a UK member-led epilepsy organisation, which acts as the voice of people with epilepsy, their friends, families and health professionals. As well as campaigning to improve epilepsy services, they also offer support and assistance.
Epilepsy Society is the UK’s leading provider of epilepsy services. They run a helpline for people with epilepsy and also carry out medical research.
0808 800 0082
This commission is a good source for expert information, advice and support on discrimination and human rights issues and the applicable law.
This website provides helpful information for disabled people and their carers on a range of topics such as benefits and financial help, disability equipment and transport and disability rights.
0808 800 2244
Headway provides help and support to people affected by brain injury. Through a network of more than 125 groups and branches across the UK, it provides support, services and information to brain injury survivors, their families and carers.
0151 331 5444
This association supports people affected by the disease and provides information and advice to professionals whose task it is to support Huntington’s Disease families.
0808 801 0388
Meningitis Now provides support for people whose lives are affected by meningitis. Services include counselling, art therapy, home/ hospital visits and financial support for families affected by the illness.
0141 419 5299
Momentum is a not-for-profit organisation. Their services help a wide range of people including those with a brain injury, spinal injury, mental health difficulty, physical or learning disability in the areas of employment and training, job retention and community rehabilitation.
The MNDA supports people with Motor Neurone Disease and those who care for them, in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. They offer information and practical day-to-day support to enable people with MND to live with their diagnosis and achieve the best quality of life. In Scotland, you can contact www.mndscotland.org.uk.
0808 800 8000
This is a membership organisation for people affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The society funds research, runs respite care centres, provides grants, education and training on MS and also produces publications on MS and runs a specialist helpline.
0800 032 3839
This is a UK charity which provides information for anyone affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS). They offer education programmes to health professionals, fund practical research and campaign for specialist MS services.
An information website from the National Health Service on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living.
A website that provides good quality information about health and disease.
0141 848 0308
This is a small charity established by families living with Huntington’s Disease (HD). They provide specialist family support services and a network or specialist services for people living in Scotland.
0800 980 0501
The Spinal Injuries Association is a national charity dedicated to helping people with spinal cord injuries rebuild their lives. They offer information and support and run a free telephone helpline.
0800 008 6417
The Brain Charity offers emotional support, practical help and social activities to anyone with a neurological condition and to their family, friends and carers.
0303 303 3100
The Stroke Association is a UK charity that helps people who have been affected by a stroke. They fund medical research and help stroke patients and their families by providing information, advice and support.