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Advice and Advocacy

This section contains details about charities and other organisations that offer advice about health, disabilities and wellbeing concerns.

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Bright Futures - North Devon and Torridge

Bright Futures offers support to young carers (aged 14-17) and young adult carers (aged 18-24) to help them get the skills, confidence and help they need to manage periods of transition and change in order to build their resilience and improve their future life chances.…
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14, Bridgeland StreetBidefordDevonEX39 2QE

Bright Futures - South Hams and West Devon

Bright Futures offers support to young carers (aged 14-17) and young adult carers (aged 18-24) to help them get the skills, confidence and help they need to manage periods of transition and change in order to build their resilience and improve their future life chances.…
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10, Erme RoadIvybridgeDevonPL21 0AB

British Dyslexia Association

As a parent or carer for a child with dyslexia, you want to provide the best possble support for them. The information contained on our website looks at indicators of specific learning difficulties, as well as supporting your child both at home and within the education…
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Unit 6Old Bracknell Lane WestBracknellRG12 7BW

British Heart Foundation

Reliable, simple information about heart and circulatory diseases, and their risk factors. Whether you’ve been diagnosed with a condition or know someone who has, we are here for you.
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Compton House2300 The CrescentBirmingham Business ParkBirminghamB37 7YE

British Lung Foundation

Getting the information you need when you need it can make all the difference. Recently diagnosed with a lung condition and looking for information? Are you a carer looking for support? Or perhaps you want information on treatment and diagnosis? We provide reliable, up-to-date and…
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Lung Foundation House73-75 Goswell RoadLondonEC1V 7ER

British Polio Fellowship

We provide information, welfare and support to those living with the effects to enable all to live full independent and integrated lives.
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The XchangeWilmington CloseWatfordHertfordshireWD18 0FQ

British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS)

BPAS supports reproductive choice and health by advocating and providing high quality, affordable services to prevent unwanted pregnancies with contraception or end them by abortion. We also offer a range of other reproductive health services. BPAS has nearly 50 years of experience of providing help…
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20, Timothys Bridge RoadStratford Enterprise ParkStratford-upon-avonWarwickshireCV37 9BF

British Red Cross

The British Red Cross provides a wide range of services throughout the Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset and Channel Isles area. Fire and emergency support to the NHS, public events and and individuals Health and support services Hire mobility aids First aid courses Refugee support International…
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British Red Cross SocietyLivingstone WayTauntonSomersetTA2 6BD

Brixham Carers Centre

If you are an unpaid family carer, Brixham Carers Centre is one of three Carers Centres in Torbay where you can drop in or call for advice, information or support.  There are also carers centres in Paignton (Paignton Library) and Torquay (St Edmunds in Victoria Park Road) -…
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Brixham Carers Centre, Kings RoomsKing StreetBrixhamDevonTQ5 9TF

Brixham Youth Enquiry Service (YES)

The Brixham Youth Enquiry Service was founded in 1996 and has since strived to welcome and engage young people aged 11 to 25 and their families. We provide information, support and activities based around building confidence and self worth, enabling young people to make a…
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The EdgeBolton StreetBrixhamTQ5 9DH
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