HIV/AIDS is real and an HIV diagnosis can be devastating and traumatic. It can bring fear, anxiety, and negative feelings and can have a profound impact on an individual’s life, particularly interactions with others. The uncertainty about one’s future and the fear of being rejected…
Telephone:
01582 726061
01582726063
07538928576 (during business hours only please)
E-mail:
info@cafph.org
Website:
www.cafph.org
Nyabingi is a user-led self-help initiative run by and for people with mental health problems from African and Caribbean backgrounds. It began in Luton in 2001, became a registered charity in 2002, extended its award-winning activities to Bedford in 2007 and in 2011 became a…
Telephone:
01582 560562
01582 595995
E-mail:
info@nyabingi.org
Website:
www.nyabingiwellbeing.org
Advice and support service to children, adults, families, carers and schools. Specialist equipment may be provided when necessary.The Brittle Bone Society is the only UK charity supporting people who have Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI)A person with OI (also known as brittle bones) has a genetic bone…
The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) provide outpatient assessments, support and treatment for emotional and behavioural difficulties in children up to the age of 16 and adolescents aged between 16 and 18. The service provides help to children and to the wider family.This…
Telephone:
01234 310040
Fax: 01234 310949
E-mail:
sue.owen@blpt.nhs.uk
Website:
www.camh.org.uk/
CYCD provides a wide range of activities for local communities through various projects which are as follows;Little Stars Pre School for children aged 3 to 5 years old Youth clubs for boys and girls aged 1o to 19 years old Access disability club for 8…
Telephone:
01582 519500
Fax: 01582 737633
E-mail:
[s.moheeuddin@cycd.org.uk, contact@cycd.org.uk]
Website:
www.cycd.org.uk/
Health visitors are registered nurses with specialist qualifications who work with all parents to assess the support they need and develop appropriate programmes to help give the child the best possible start in life.Health visitors support and educate families from pregnancy through to a child's…
Telephone:
0333 405 0087
0333 405 0090
We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. We won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect. Mental health Information & support When you're experiencing a…
Telephone:
Info Line: 0300 123 3393
Office: 020 8519 2122
E-mail:
[Info: info@mind.org.uk, Office: supporterservices@mind.org.uk]
Website:
https://www.mind.org.uk/
Kidney Health Information is an advice line for kidney patients, relatives and carers. Please call 0300 303 1100 or visit www.kidneyresearchuk.org
POhWER delivers information, advice, support and advocacy services throughout England and aim to support people who face difficult issues and want to make their voice heard.  POhWER has been working in Luton since 2003. They regularly work with: People who feel they have been let…
Telephone:
0300 456 2370 (charged at local rate)
Minicom - 0300 456 2364
E-mail:
pohwer@pohwer.net
Website:
PohWER Luton and Bedfordshire
Caremark provides professional personal care in your own home, enabling you to remain in the familiar surroundings and comfort of your own home receiving regular social care visits and services to suit your personal needs. Their individually tailored care programmes range from a 30-minute visit once…
Telephone:
01442 817 117
E-mail:
Dacorum@caremark.co.uk
Website:
www.caremark.co.uk