Support groups & charities

Local Brighton & Hove and national support organisations and services that can help you, your family and friends live well, such as peer-to-peer support, community groups, online support groups, face to face support and self help groups.

A Band of Brothers

A national charity established by men committed to positive social change through personal development and community building. A band of Brothers supports young men in making a healthy transition to adult manhood and creates powerful mentoring networks that they can call upon in times of need.

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Action for ME

A national organisation that aims to empower people with ME to fulfil their potential and secure the care and support they need, while working towards a greater understanding of the illness and ultimately a cure.

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Action on Elder Abuse

A specialist national organisation that works to protect and prevent the abuse of vulnerable older adults. They address abuse within people’s own homes (whether by family, friends or paid staff), within sheltered housing, and within care homes and hospitals.

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Addaction

A national charity offering specialist mental health, drug and alcohol treatment, with free and confidential addiction services for adults and young people.

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ADDISS

A national website offering information and resources about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), to anyone who needs assistance including parents, sufferers, teachers or health professionals

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Advice Brighton & Hove

Local advice services for the residents of Brighton and Hove on benefits, care, debt, employment, housing and immigration. You can access advice by telephone, email, in person with an appointment, by dropping in to services at certain times, and via Skype or webcam.

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AFTAID Aid for the Elderly

A national organisation which offers direct financial assistance in the form of grants. They help older people in emergency situations to purchase items and services to keep you living safely at home.

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