Capability - support for people with disabilities (Scotland only)

Works with disabled people of all ages and their families and carers throughout Scotland, providing support services as well as campaigning for disabled people's rights.

Contact a Family

Provides support, advice and information for families with disabled children.

The Daisy Network - Premature Menopause Support

Charity for women who have experienced a premature menopause.

Gov.UK Benefits Adviser

Get an estimate of what benefits (eg Income Support or Jobseeker's Allowance) and tax credits you could get, and find out about claiming specific benefits.

The FASD Trust

The FASD Trust was started in January 2007 in response to the growing number of requests for information being received by the adoptive parents of a child diagnosed as having FASD (Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders).

The Family Fund

Provides grants to help families with severely disabled children.

The Infertility Network UK

Infertility support network, offering information and support to anyone affected by fertility problems.


Information on learning disability

NHS Direct

Online health information and advice, including a comprehensive encyclopedia of illnesses and conditions.

NOFAS-UK (National Organisation on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome - UK)

Dedicated to eliminating birth defects caused by alcohol consumption during pregnancy and to improving the quality of life for children, adults, families, carers and communities affected by foetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and foetal alcohol Spectrum disorders (FASD).

Troubled Children and Young People – 'What works'

Index of mental health concerns from the Research in Practise website (for RiP members only)

Young Minds

Charity committed to improving the mental health and emotional well-being of all children and young people. Runs a helpline for parents.