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Adult Safe Guarding Herefordshire Council
Adult safeguarding is the work done to help adults at risk stay safe from significant risk and harm, to help them to keep their independence and to keep making choices about how they want to live their lives.

Age UK
Information and advice for the elderly about benefits, care, age discrimination and computer courses.

Helps you find useful advice and products that make daily living easier

BBC Ouch!
News, gossip, trivia and links on all things disability-related.

Bi Polar UK

Bi Polar UK is the national charity dedicated to supporting individuals affected by bipolar and assosciated illnesses, including carers, families and loved ones.  One to one mentoring for those that are affected call 0333 323 4458 or email or click the link below to visit the website.

Carers Support (Herefordshire)
Registered charity providing practical support and advice to the carer community in the county.

Care Quality Commission
Checks all hospitals in England to ensure they are meeting national standards, and share their findings with the public.

Community First
Helps create sustainable communities and thriving organisations, including social enterprises and co-operatives.

Counselling Directory
Search for a counsellor or psychotherapist near you.

Deaf Direct
Promotes responsive, professional and empowering opportunities to a diverse and unique community of deaf and hard of hearing people in and around the communities of Herefordshire, Oxfordshire and Worcestershire.

Dementia Friends
Join Dementia Friends and they will help you understand a bit more about dementia, and the little ways you can help.

Department of Health
Public health, adult social care, and the NHS.

Disability Awareness in Action
Provides information and evidence to support disabled people in their own actions to secure their rights – at all levels.

Disability Rights UK
Works to create a society where everyone with lived experience of disability or health conditions can participate equally as full citizens.

Herefordshire Council
Working in partnership for the people of Herefordshire.

Herefordshire Disability United
A voice for disabled people and provides an opportunity to speak out on local and national disability issues.

Herefordshire Falls Prevention Service
Herefordshire Falls Prevention Service is a free service for older people who have fallen, are at risk of or are worried about falling, or have concerns about their balance.

Herefordshire Echo
Offers opportunities for disabled people to take part in a variety of activities in their local community.

Herefordshire Headway
Provides a series of intervention and rehabilitation therapies designed to assist the brain injured.

Herefordshire Housing
Advice and useful information about the housing services that Herefordshire Housing provides to its customers.

Herefordshire Mind
Provides information, support and services for people experiencing mental health problems and their families and friends.


Information on grants and benefits available for older people

Information, guidance and support to voluntary and community groups across Herefordshire

Laurence Clark
An internationally-acclaimed comedian, presenter, writer and actor who has cerebral palsy.

Living Made Easy
Clear, practical advice on daily living equipment.

Marches Family Network

Working with and for children and young people with disabilities and their families in Herefordshire and South Shropshire to provide social activities including weekend active breaks, day trips and youth clubs and providing advice and support.

Marches Family Network

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POhWER Advocacy
Making your voice heard.

Essential Breaks for disabled people and carers.

Royal Voluntary Service

Bringing People Together - a national campaign to bring elderly people together though social groups run by volunteers.  To find out more view this go to or read this Bring People Together leaflet

Travelling with Diabetes

Information on insurance when travelling.

UK Charity Jobs
Provides listings of third sector jobs and charity jobs throughout the UK.

Using the Internet for Seniors - A beginners guide

The following guide gives you hints and suggestions.  Please click on the link for helpful information.

Using The Internet For Seniors – Beginner’s Guide

Vida's Campaign against social isolation for older people. 

Vida’s Campaign Against Social Isolation




Wales Links

Able Radio
A live, online, radio station presenting shows at the heart of the disabled community.

Disability Advice Project
Serves the needs of disabled people, their families and carers.

Disability Wales
Information, comment, opinion and opportunities for getting involved in campaigning for disability equality.

Torfaen County Borough Council

The Welsh Government
Working to help improve the lives of people in Wales and make our nation a better place in which to live and work.

Age Cwmru
The largest charity working for older people in Wales

Torfaen Voluntary Alliance
Supports the Third Sector in Torfaen by providing advice and training for community groups and by promoting volunteering

England and Wales Links

Alzheimers Society
Leading the fight against dementia

The voice of learning disability. The charity is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability and their families and carers

Royal Voluntary Service
A volunteer organisation that enriches the lives of older people and their families across Britain.

Working to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else.

The world’s largest on-line hearing experts.


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