Our directory of useful contacts on this page includes a range of organisations who may be able to support you with condition-specific support, mental health, finances and more.

Condition specific support

The ADHD Foundation Neurodiversity Charity is an integrated health and education service offering a unique lifespan – strength based service, for the 1 in 5 people who live with ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia and Tourette’s syndrome.

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For people with dementia and their carers.

Tel: 0333 150 3456

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Find out more about Alzheimer’s Society Cymru and get resources about dementia in Welsh.

Tel: 0333 150 3456

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A charity offering support to those living with asbestos related illnesses.

Tel: 01495 272479

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Helping people with all forms of neurological conditions to lead longer, healthier, happier lives.

Tel: 0800 008 6417

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Determined to save lives and improve the quality of life of everyone affected by bowel cancer.

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Cerebra is the national charity helping children with brain conditions and their families discover a better life together.

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Information for people with sight and hearing loss and their carers.

Tel: 0800 132320

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Dementia UK is a charity that provides Admiral Nurses for families affected by dementia.

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A national organisation, committed to improving quality of life for people who have Down’s syndrome, promoting their right to be included on a full and equal basis with others.

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An online space featuring knowledge and expertise aimed at carers, professionals and family members of people living with dementia.

Effro offers an individual approach to dementia support and focuses on the needs, preferences and individuality of each person, while helping to create opportunities for enhancing life, and enjoying it to the full.
 

Working to improve quality of life for people with hearing loss in Wales, as well supporting partners, family and friends.

Tel: 01844 348111

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Providing help and advice about violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence.

Tel: 0808 80 10 800

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Physical, emotional and financial support to help you live life with cancer as fully as you can.

Tel: 0808 808 00 00

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Care and support for people living with any terminal illness, and their families.

Tel: 0800 090 2309

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A UK charity for people with a learning disability. They support their families and carers, too. 

Tel: 0808 808 1111

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The UK’s leading charity for people on the autism spectrum and their families. Providing support, guidance and advice, as well as campaigning for improved rights, services and opportunities to help create a society that works for autistic people.

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Provides practical support & therapies to help patients with a wide range of neurological conditions.

Tel: 01244 678 619

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Whether you have Parkinson’s or you care for someone who does, you can get the information and support that’s right for you.

Tel: 0808 800 0303

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Rebuilding lives after stroke. 
 
Tel: 0303 3033 100

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Afasic seeks to raise awareness and to create better services and provision for children and young people with speech and language impairments.

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Aims: promoting research and funding, and providing help and support for families with affected children. The incidence of Williams Syndrome is approximately 1 in 18,000. The Foundation hears of increasing numbers of cases each year – the figure rises as awareness grows.

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General support

Advocacy Services across Flintshire, Wrexham and the surrounding areas.

Tel: 01352 759332

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Support for people over the age of 50 across Flintshire and Wrexham.

Tel: 08450 549 969

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Working with and for older people in Wales.

Tel: 0300 303 44 98

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Children’s charity that protects and supports the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people. 

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Supports and advises people on what they need to do after a death.

Tel: 0800 634 9494

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Helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are.

Tel: 0344 871 11 11

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Life can sometimes feel overwhelming. Reaching out to others may feel like a challenge at times, and knowing where to look for advice is sometimes difficult. Explore our wellbeing resources to learn skills that will help you cope.

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Helping older people to live independently in warm, safe, accessible homes.

Tel: 0300 111 3333

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Working to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring.

Tel: 0300 772 9600

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Advice, information and support. They campaign and innovate to find new ways to reach and support carers.

Tel: 029 2081 1370

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Aiming to improve the lives of carers by providing them with respite from caring, allowing them time to themselves knowing that the person they care for is in safe hands.

Tel: 01492 542212

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Free care and bereavement counselling to people suffering from grief.

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Offers disabled and additional needs children and their families leisure and recreational activities.

Tel: 01352 250147

Free impartial advice and information on solutions, gadgets, adaptations and aids to make life easier. 

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Find local and national organisations and services that can help you.

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Helping people to gain fundamental digital skills so that they can access information, services and jobs.

Tel: 0300 111 5050

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Help managing bills and keeping you safe in your home.

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DASU provides professional coordinated and targeted interventions to people experiencing domestic abuse across Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham. 

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Based in Greenfield Holywell, area of operation includes Flint and the surrounding areas of North West Flintshire. To relieve people resident in this area who are in need by virtue of their age, disability or infirmity by the provision of a personal transport service.

Tel: 01352 710149

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The first point of contact for advice and information on local services for families and carers.

Tel: 01352 703500

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IPSEA offers free and independent legally based information, advice and support to help get the right education for children and young people with all kinds of special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). 

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Committed to older people being heard, valued and engaged.

Tel: 0800 716543

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The disability equality charity in England and Wales. They provide practical information and emotional support when it’s most needed, and campaign relentlessly to create a fairer society.

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If you or someone you know needs help with day-to-day living because of illness or disability, this website explains your options and where you can get support.

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Financial

Tel: 07468028953

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Tel:01352 757235 / 07493 514830

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Tel: 07538 547971

Check and claim the financial help available.

Lists businesses that have been vetted, approved and continue to be monitored by Trading Standards, to help ensure you receive a quality service and avoid rogue traders.

Did you know there are offers, benefits and discounts available exclusively for carers and people with care needs? 

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Offer financial advice and information regarding paying bills / rent, employment, school, benefits, travelling and much more.

Education, prevention and support for people with a gambling addiction. 

Email: hello@dealmeout.org

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For big brand discounts, join ‘Discounts for Carers’ here.

If you are a carer for someone who has an illness or disability, there may be benefits, grants and other financial and practical support available to you.

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A range of free, impartial advice and, if you are eligible, a package of free home energy efficiency improvements.

Tel: 0808 808 2244 

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Mental health

Can help you manage your mental health at work.

Tel: 0800 321 3137

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Helping people build happier and more fulfilling lives through improving mental health and wellbeing.

Tel: 01978 364777

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A national registered charity for those affected by anxiety, stress and anxiety based depression.

Tel: 03444 775 774

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Helping people living with manic depression or bipolar disorder

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Mental health and related matters to the people of Wales. Offering a confidential listening and support service.

Tel: 0800 132 737

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Campaign Against Living Miserably. For men aged 15 to 35. 

Tel: 0800 58 58 58 

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A free online community here to support everyone with their mental health.

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Mental health charity supporting those affected by serious mental illness in Wales.

Tel: 01792 816 600/832 400

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24/7 stress support for men by text, chat and email.

Tel: 0330 097 0654

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Information and support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.

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Mental health and wellbeing while staying at home.

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Helping Flintshire and Wrexham people recover from mental health problems and stay emotionally healthy.

Tel: 01352 974430

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Support for sufferers of panic attacks and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). 

Tel: 0844 967 4848 

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Facebook group for people living in North Wales who want information about local support for their mental health or support for their families/carers. The group has qualified mental health admins on hand to offer support.

Specialises in addiction treatment – aiming to find a treatment that’s suited to your needs. 

Tel: 0800 326 5559

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Aims to promote recovery and empowerment to individuals with mild to moderate mental health needs.

Tel: 0300 777 2257

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Young suicide prevention society. 

Tel: 0800 068 4141

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To assist those affected by substance misuse and their loved ones.

Tel: 0800 140 4690

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Support and advice for people living with mental illness. 

Tel: 0300 5000 927

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Free, confidential, 24/7 text support service. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and need mental health support.

Text ‘SHOUT’ to 85258

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Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers. 

Tel: 0300 304 7000

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Emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide.

Tel: 116 123

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A safe space for anyone to discuss anything, including sexuality, gender identity, sexual health and emotional well-being.

Tel: 0300 330 0630

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Free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
 
Tel: 0800 470 80 90

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Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals. 

Parents’ helpline: 0808 802 5544

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Local Authorities

Ensuring you receive the right care, in the right place by people who have the right skills at the right time, first time.

Tel: 0300 4561000

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Adult social services in Flintshire.

Tel: 03000 858858

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Working with the over 50s in Wrexham, providing easy access to a wide range of information that will enable them to make informed choices about their present and future needs.

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Helping people when they are worried about their own or someone else’s well-being.

Tel: 01978 292066

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