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31 October 2014

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  • Andover Fibromyalgia & M.E Chatterbook Group
    ​• Information Pack (Please email us further information) • Monthly Meetings • Online confidential chat on the AFMCG HealthUnlocked online community via this website • Information on many associated illnesses (Leaflets & Publications provided) • Signposting to Support Networks & Organisations for Advice • Library (lending books to members for free) about Fibromyalgia & M.E * Fundraising or grant projects to help members access complementary therapies for free like our recent Awards for All grant for Hydrotherapy sessions.
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  • Carers Together
    Computer Café, Listening Line, YCYS Support To Take A Break (Respite), Advocacy, Benefits Advice and help with filling out forms, we are a DWP Alternative office, Carers Groups, Drop-In Facilities, Half Yearly Network Meetings for consultations, Training Events, Direct Payments Support
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  • Choices Advocacy (South West Hampshire)
    Choices provide a variety of advocacy support which includes one to one, long and short term advocacy. Choices also supports self advocacy groups and provide person centred planning.
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  • Community Solutions
    Information Desk where people can find out about services offered in and around Whitehill and Bordon. A selection of Outreach Services to help local people access experts who would not normally deliver these services in the area.
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  • Contact a Family
    Answer machine and support for local groups. Publications, events, helpline, website, workshops, facebook page.
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  • Damelea Association
    Local charity with accent on disability and community issues. Takes part in meetings arranged for consultation with Isle of Wight Council on transport and traffic isues. Consults with Health Authority and Council on Health issues.
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  • Disabled Motoring UK
    Charity formed from a merger between Disabled Drivers' Association and the Disabled Drivers Motor Club. It aims to promote the personal mobility and welfare of disabled people. Members have access to an information service and receive a monthly magazine and other benefits.
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  • Disabled Motorists Federation
    Publishes information on car adaptions etc. for disabled motorists and answers enquiries on any motoring or travel problems they may have. National body for 11 local independant motorists clubs scattered around the country. Has a small affiliated membership. Also has a number of additional benefits for members such as discounts on motors & insurance etc + 25% off some intercontinental hotels and Warner Breaks. Please note that we are not connected with or ever have been to the old disabled drivers club (DDA) or disabled motorists UK.
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  • Enham Trust
    We provide a wide range of innovative and personalised services that are driven by the needs of our clients, including: 1. Personal Development Programmes 2. Vocational Training and Employment Services 3. Housing and Care options Community based support services
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  • Fareham Macular Support Group
    Help and support group for those suffering from macular degeneration and their carers. Service is available to anyone with Macular disease. Also help for those newly diagnosed or who are experiencing changes in their condition - contact David Kett on 01329 231356 or Mrs Betty Richards on 01329 285978.
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  • Friends of the Hexagon Centre
    The Friends of Hexagon is a support group to the Hexagon Centre. Its object is to support adults who have a physical disability and who attend the Hexagon Centre and to support the work of the said centre. It manages a small shop at the centre for the benefit of clients and staff and assist with fund raising when required. Our remit is to the Hexagon centre only.
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  • Gosport Area Access Group and Disability Forum
    User access audits of any service provider premises. Bi-Monthly Group meetings with guest speakers from other disability related organisations in Hampshire and surrounding counties
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  • Helping Hands for the Blind
    Helping hands for the blind, can offer a range of services including: Help, information and advice on benefits, direct payments, talking products demos [try before you buy], one to one computer training. Not forgetting social activities - tenpin bowling, social evenings, days out and more, counselling service.
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  • Independence At Home
    Independence at Home is a small charity providing financial help to people living at home who are substantially disabled or severely long term ill and in need. Grants CANNOT be made to groups of people, organisations, or to anyone living in institutional care. Grants can be made towards expenses which are not covered by statutory provision and are directly related to needs which arise from disability or illness. Grants are NOT made for medical treatment, phone rental or call charges, televisions, cars or debt relief. Applications must be made through a third party such as a social worker or OT, who has direct professional knowledge of the applicant.
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  • INSIGHT (Mental health Representation)
    Four public meetings per year where specialized speakers and representatives are invited. Opportunities and support to access avenues and information services otherwise unknown to the user/carer. Social support Service user led peer/self advocacy support Independently run by service users and carers for service users and carers.
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  • Integration, Communication and Education
    Aims to enable the integration, communication and education of the able bodied with the disabled. As such the organisation works with disabled people in the Basingstoke area.
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  • Isle of Wight Asthma Swimgroup - IOWAS
    Swim group - Fun for all the family - Adult astmatics welcome. Social and medical meetings: Help for activity and outward bound courses. Minimum age 6 months.
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  • New Forest Access For All
    We work to improve access to shops and other public buildings. If requested, we will carry out an access audit. We work in partnership with Hampshire County Council and New Forest District Council. We also work with the National Park Authority and the Forestry Commission to improve access to the countryside. We hold open meetings with speakers.
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  • New Forest Disability Information Service
    A friendly, free, confidential service for information and advice on disability related issues to disabled people, their families and carers on all disability issues including access, benefits, community groups, equipment, social activities and transport. Home visits by arrangement - outreach service will visit clubs, churches, GP's etc by arrangement. Casework in welfare benefits.
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  • Parent Voice
    As a member of Parent Voice you will benefit from: A weekly update informing you of all events, activities, training and news across Hampshire. Access to our informative website packed full of useful signposts, organisations, factsheets and latest news articles. The Network will feed back you thoughts and keep you informed of key consultations & campaigns that are taking place locally and at a national level. Dedicated Parent Participation Workers in every district of Hampshire providing local information and advice tailored to your individual needs. To find your local worker, visit: http://www.parentvoice.info/en/Who_To_Contact Chat to us on facebook - just search Parent Voice Hampshire or you can follow us on twitter@Parent_Voice
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  • Parity for Disability
    Parity for Disability provides vital services, information and support for children and adults with multiple disabilities, their families and carers throughout Hampshire, Berkshire & Surrey. Parity runs two day centres in Farnborough & Camberley, teenage activity schemes and a music therapy service that operates both on-site and in homes, schools and other locations throughout the area. The charity is dedicated to ensuring that profoundly disabled people have access to a quality of life that everyone has a right to expect.
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  • Perthes Association
    Perthes Association aims to help and advise families of children suffering from Perthes' disease and associated conditions. The Association aims to be at the end of a telephone line for any worried or distressed parents, and will visit them or put them in touch with the 'Perthes family' living nearest to them. Christmas parties and outings are organised, which enable families to meet and share their problem. Members receive a quarterly newsletter. Equipment loan service to members of wheelchairs, buggies or hand-propelled trikes. Short term loan for wheelchairs, deposit.
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  • Progress Supranuclear Palsy Association
    National Helpline and information advisory services, telephone 0300 0110 122, email helpline@pspassociation.org.uk Local groups. Full information pack on PSP. Newsletters, with local information for subscribers. Teaching sessions for professionals. Education & training for health & social care providers. Family & friends regional events for people living with PSP.
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  • QEF Mobility Services
    QEF Mobility Services is an accredited member of the Forum of Mobility Centres, provide mobility assessments, opportunity for product trial and advice for people with disabilities wishing to achieve greater independence. In addition to assessments, we offer a wide variety of specialised training courses to people from around the country who have an interest in increasing their awareness of disability issues. These courses are delivered by experienced trainers for healthcare professionals and others in the area of disability.
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  • Romsey & District Carers Forum (RDCF)
    Romsey Rendezvous, Carers Café, Befriending, Peer Advocacy for carers, Telephone Support, Romsey Area Information Network (RAIN), Romsey And District Information & Support at Home (RADISH), Alzheimer's support.
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  • Romsey Area Information Network (RAIN)
    A leaflet with basic information which also points to other sources of information. A register of accurate information which can be accessed at a number of registered centres in the area and in different ways including: by post, in person, by telephone, by email or by cassette tape. A dedicated website.
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  • Royal College of Psychiatrists
    Professional and educational organisation for psychiatrists in the UK. Provide leaflets on common mental health problems for the general public and fact sheets on common psychiatric treatments. Materials available free of charge with SAE. Ran national campaign 'Changing Minds' to increase understanding of mental health problems and reduce stigma & discrimination. In 2004, launched a joint campaign with the Princess Royal Trust for Carers, Partners in Care: Working together to make a real difference.
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  • SeeAbility's Fairways
    None externally
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  • Solent Diabetes Association
    We operate two diabetes charity shops: at 178B West Street, Fareham, tel 01329 827314, and at 71 High Street, Gosport, tel: 02393 9-079149. Our shops offer diabetes information and support. We fund diabetes events for children, an annual diabetes patients conference, local Diabetes UK group activities and local projects to help educate people with diabetes.
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  • The Transition Information Network (TIN)
    Transition Information Network aims to support disabled young people to enable them to make a positive transition to adult life. We do this by providing information through our website, magazine and seminars. Please note that we do not have a helpline and cannot deal with individual enquiries.
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  • The Wiltshire Trust
    Equalities, Research, Training and Consultancy.
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  • The YOU Trust
    Floating support, supported living, individual support, direct access, refuge accommodation, womens services, services for young people, supported employment and domiciliary care.
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  • Together for Short Lives
    We produce resources and information for families and professionals as well as offering membership opportunities. We also work to influence policy across the UK, speaking up for children, families and the services that support them.
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  • TQtwentyone - Southern Health Foundation NHS Trust
    We provide a service across Southern England, supporting people with everyday living tasks such as: budgeting, shopping, personal care, applying for benefits, seeking work and household tasks.
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  • Wessex Cancer Trust
    Our services include: cfree counselling, complementary therapy and befriending, holiday homes, transport for patients coming for treatment from the IOW and CI, research grants, patient facilities and equipment, and financial help for patients and their families. We currently operate five local cancer support centres in Romsey, Hythe, Winchester, Southampton and Newport (IOW).
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  • Working Families
    Helpline for low income families - 0300 012 0312. Helpline for parents of disabled children who work or wish to work (020 7017 0072). Information about parents rights in the workplace on website www.workingfamilies.org.uk. Free newsletter for parents of disabled children who work or wish to work.
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