Useful Resources

Brain Injury

Headway – The brain injury association
https://www.headway.org.uk/home.aspx
Free helpline: 08088002244

Brain and Spine Foundation – Improving the quality of life of people affected by neurological problems by providing expert information, support and education
Helpline: 08088081000

The Silverlining Brain Injury Charity – Rebuilding lives after brain injury
http://www.thesilverlining.org.uk/
Telephone - 02031742051

Spinal cord injury

Spinal injuries association (SIA)
http://www.spinal.co.uk/
Free advice line: 08009800501

Back up trust – Transforming lives after spinal cord injury
https://www.backuptrust.org.uk/
Support line - 02088751805

Road related incidents

Brake – The road safety charity. Help and support for anyone injured or bereaved in a crash
http://www.brake.org.uk/
Helpline: 08088000401 (10am -4pm Mon to Fri)

Sarah Hopeline – Providing support to those affected by injury or death on the TfL transport network
www.tfl.gov.uk/incidentsupport
Email – incidentsupport@tfl.gov.uk
Tel - 03432225678

Victim Support

Victim Support – Support for anyone who has been a victim of any crime or has been affected by a crime
https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/
Support line: 08081689111

The Homicide Service (part of Victims Support)
https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/more-us/why-choose-us/specialist-services/homicide-service

Amputation

Limbless Association – Providing information and support to UK amputees and the limb-loss community
http://limbless-association.org/
Helpdesk: 0806440185

Burns

Changing Faces – Supports people who have any condition or injury that affects their appearance
https://www.changingfaces.org.uk/Home
Support service helpline: 03000120275

Mental Health

UK Sobs – Providing dedicated support to adults who have been bereaved or affected by suicide.
http://uk-sobs.org.uk/
National helpline: 03001115065 (9am-9pm everyday)

Samaritans – Offering a safe place to talk at any time.
https://www.samaritans.org/
Support line – 116 123
Email – jo@samaritans.org

Bereavement

Cruse Bereavement – a national charity offering bereavement support.
http://www.cruse.org.uk/

Child Bereavement UK (CBUK) – Provide support to children and families who have been bereaved.
http://www.childbereavementuk.org/support/young-people

AfterTrauma

A website that connects and supports survivors of traumatic injury and their families
http://www.aftertrauma.org/