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Online searchable database containing details of over 1,000 self help organizations, patient support groups and charities across the UK that provide resources for patients, caregivers and their relatives.
Intuition Communications Ltd.
3 Churchgates, The Wilderness
Berkhamsted, Hertz, UK HP2 2UB
(Nationale Kontakt und Informationsstelle zur Anregung und Unterstuetzung von Selbsthilfegruppen) Founded 1984. National. 390+ federal support organizations, 330+ local Self-Help Clearinghouses. Clearinghouse - distributes information on support groups. Assists new groups in starting. Specialized publications and directory. Literature on starting and maintaining groups.
Voice: +49 30 31 01 89 60
Fax: +49 30 31 01 89 70
Website: http://www.nakos.de; Forum: https://www.selbsthilfe-interaktiv.de; for youth http://www.schon-mal-an-selbsthilfegruppen-gedacht.de
(Flanders/Belgium) Information and referrals to Flemish and local self-help groups. Helps new and existing groups. Education, crisis intervention, legal advice, advocacy, publications and research. Write to address: Trefpunt Zelfhulp vzw, Parkstraat 45 bus 3608, 3000 Leuven, Belgium. Visiting address: E. Van Evenstraat 2A, 3000 Leuven, Belgium.
Trefpunt Zelfhulp vzw
Parkstraat 45 bus 3608
3000 Leuven, BELGIUM
Voice: +32 16 - 23 65 07 or + 32 16 - 32 31 58
Fax: +32 16 - 32 30 52
Founded 1998. Provides information on self-help groups in Stockholm. Offers workshops and offers assistance in starting new groups. Provides a meeting venue open weekdays from 10am-4pm.
Hagerstensvagen 162, 126 53
Hagersten Stockholm, SWEDEN
International. Founded 1975. Limited to illnesses/disabilities. Provides information, support and advice to families of children and young people up to the age of 19 with illnesses or disabilities. Maintains online directory of support groups covering rare disorders. Links parents of children with the same disability or condition through their family linking service.
209-211 City Rd.
London, UK EC1V 1JN
Voice: +44 0 20 7608 8700 (main office) or +44 0808 808 3555 (helpline for families)
Fax: +44 (0) 7608 8701
National. Founded 1982. Offers support, training, advice and practical services to self-help groups in Nottinghamshire, England. Information is available on groups throughout Nottinghamshire as well as local and national support organizations. Publications include an annual Directory of Self-Help Support Groups. Also offers advice and information to help organizations throughout the UK improve their knowledge and resources of local self help groups.
Ormiston House, 32-36 Pelham St.
Nottingham, UK NG1 2EG
Voice: Call outside UK: +44 115 911 1661;inside UK: 0115 911 1661, Monday-Friday, 9am-1pm GMT.
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