A-Z Directory (A-B)
A-Z Guide to Help in the Home
We also produce a Fact Sheet (No.2) entitled A-Z Guide to Help in the Home and useful telephone numbers. To download this Fact Sheet please click on this link.
Citizens Advice Bureau
Independent agency which offers free, independent and confidential advice on a range of subjects including housing, employment, benefits, debt, immigration, discrimination and consumer and legal matters.
Tel: 01273 223951
Family Rights Group
Offers confidential advice and information to parents and other family members whose children are involved with or need social care services.
Tel: 0808 801 0366
Provides support to anyone that is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking, whether they be a family member, partner or friend.
Tel: 0207 4030888 (Helpline 10am – 10pm, 365 days a year)
Arthritis Care exists to support people with arthritis and can also give information on accessible accommodation, holiday providers and transport
Tel: 0207 3806509/10 (South Regional Office) or 0844 8882111 (low cost rate)
Back Care Advisory Service for Carers
This service is provided for unpaid carers in Brighton and Hove. The service aims to prevent injury and promote good health and safe manual handling techniques. A support worker will visit the carer in their own home.
Tel: 01273 696011 Ext. 3310
Provides a Carer’s Guide to Safe Moving and Handling Patients (price £3.00).
Tel: 0845 130 2704
Benefits for Carers Fact Sheet
We produce a Fact Sheet (No.4) providing information on Benefits for Carers (and those they care for). To download this Fact Sheet please click on this link.
Provides advice and information on benefits and employment rights.
Tel: 0808 808 7777
Mainly a web-based resource developed by The Princess Royal Trust for Carers in association with The Santander Group. A particular focus on benefits and welfare rights information.
Tel: 0800 1613839
Turn 2 us
Turn2us is a national charity that helps people in financial hardship gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services.
Tel: 0808 802 2000
Bereavement Services Fact Sheet
We produce a Fact Sheet (No.1) providing information on Bereavement Services, both local and national. To download this Fact Sheet please click on this link.
Blindness and Visual Impairments
National Talking Newspapers and Magazines
Brain Related Disorders
Brain Tumour UK
Provides support and services for people with brain injury, their families and carers. There is a national freephone telephone advice line (0808 800 2244 available 9-5pm).
Tel: 01825 724323
Breaks & Holidays
Holidays Fact Sheet
We produce a Fact Sheet (No.7) providing information on Holidays (for carers and the people they look after). To view this Fact Sheet, please click this link.