Help people solve problems by providing free, confidential, impartial and independent information and advice. A range of issues covered include debt; welfare benefits; work; relationships; housing; health; education; legal; consumer; community care and utilities problems. Volunteers welcome. Details of locations and opening hours for face-to-face service can be found on… Read More
Provide a free telephone helpline 08000 562 561 (UK), 08000 855 088 (Wales), email support and live chat, for all teachers, lecturers and staff in education, including support for staff working in adult, further and higher education via sister charity Recourse (0808 802 0304). Support includes information and signposting, support… Read More
IPSEA offers free and independent legally based information, advice and support to help get the right education for children and young people with all kinds of special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). Further support includes suite of free downloadable legal guides and resources available to parents and carers. These guides… Read More
Young Scot is the national youth information and citizenship charity. Provide young people with a mixture of information, ideas and incentives. This is done in a variety of formats including online, social, apps, magazines, and phone. Provide information on a range of issues including health, money, sport, leisure, travel, relationships,… Read More
Work It Out is a free telephone and online coaching service to support young women, aged 18-30 years, who are unemployed or who are in insecure employment. Free coaching session by phone or online. Sessions are normally about half an hour.
Provide information advice and support to families with disabled children no matter what their condition or disability. Freephone helpline for parents and carers with advice on welfare rights, community care issues, education needs, debt and a listening ear, with access to interpreters. Advice service for special educational needs (SEN). Link… Read More
Provides signposting, information and advice to parents and carers, grandparents, teachers and other professionals about the social, emotional and learning needs of children with high learning potential and how this impacts on the family. This includes gifted and talented children, bright children with a disability and those with social and… Read More
Offers information and advice on accident prevention to both the public and professionals. Callers can discuss safety issues and find out about best practice. The Team can also signpost to additional help. Calls to the 0121 number are charged at standard rates; RoSPA Members (paying a membership fee) receive an… Read More