Trafford Housing Trust

Support Groups and Links

The Trust is committed to offering support to customers in times of need.  There may be times when you need specialist support or have specific questions that the Trust can't, or you don't feel comfortable in us answering.  Below are just some of the main organisations that may be able to help you.

 

Please Note - Trafford Housing Trust is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

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AgeUK

Working for the over 50s.  Website to provide information, products and services.

 Age

http://www.ageuk.org.uk/

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Albert Kennedy Trust

Supports lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender homeless young people in crisis. 

 Sexuality

http://www.akt.org.uk/

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BBC Religion

The home of religion and belief on theBBC. A portal to the AZ of religions; interfaith calendar; tv and radio; news; message boards

 Religion

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/

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Broken Rainbow

Providing the National Helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people experiencing domestic violence 

Sexuality

http://www.brokenrainbow.org.uk/

 

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Carers UK

The voice of carers, Includes advice, campaigns, directory, news and publications

Disability

http://www.carersuk.org/Home

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Childline

Confidential support dedicated to children and young people. get help and advice about a wide range of issues, talk to a counsellor online

Age

http://www.childline.org.uk/

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Citizens Advice Bureau

service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice, and by influencing policymakers 

General

http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/

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Directgov

the official UK government website for citizens 

General

http://www.direct.gov.uk/

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Disabled Living Foundation

national charity providing independent advice on mobility aids, disability aids, daily living equipment 

Disability

http://www.dlf.org.uk/

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Equality and Human Rights Commission

Independent statutory body established to help eliminate discrimination, reduce inequality, protect human rights and to build good relations

General

http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/

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Forced Marriage Unit

Forced Marriage Unit to provide practical support, information and advice to anyone who has been through or is or is at risk of a forced marriage

 

 

Greater Manchester Police

For information and support including community policing, crime prevention, Manchester crime, community safety, and reporting hate crime

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Misc

http://www.fco.gov.uk/

 

 

http://www.gmp.police.uk/

 

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Human Rights First

Works to promote and protect fundamental internationalhuman rights

Ethnicity / Faith

http://www.humanrightsfirst.org

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Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Examining the root causes of poverty, inequality and disadvantage and identifying solutions.  Contributing to the building and development of strong, sustainable and inclusive communities and finding ways in which people and communities can have control of their own lives

 General

http://www.jrf.org.uk/

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Lesbian & Gay Foundation

Contains information for lesbian,gay, bisexual, transsexual and transvestite communities on sexual health, well being, groups and events.

 Sexuality

http://www.lgf.org.uk/

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LGBT Youth NorthWest

LGBT YouthNorth West is a regional organisation supportingLGBT   young people andLGBT Youth organisations in the North West of England

 Sexuality

http://www.lgbtyouthnorthwest.org.uk/

 

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Mankind

ManKind   is the UK's leading charity for supporting male victims of abuse

Domestic Abuse

http://www.mankind.org.uk/

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NHS Carers Direct

Carers support and information online. Advice on carers' breaks,Carer'sAllowance,carers'assessments. Helpline, email and post 

Disability

http://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/Pages/CarersDirectHome.aspx

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NHS Live Well Disability

Introduction to disabilityand social care articles and videos. Includes advice ondisabilityallowance, work anddisability, and being a carer 

Disability

http://www.nhs.uk/livewell/disability/Pages/Disabilityhome.aspx

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RADAR

National organisation run by disabled people. Bookshop, mailing list and email chat service. Links to other disability sites 

Disability

http://www.radar.org.uk/

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Samaritans

Samaritans  provides confidential emotional support 24/7 to those experiencing despair, distress or suicidal feelings 

General

http://www.samaritans.org/

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Shelter

Homelessness charity that runs a housing helpline, has a network of housing aid centres, and works with local citizens advice bureaux 

General

http://england.shelter.org.uk/

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Stonewall

Stonewall  working for equality and justice for lesbians, gay men and bisexuals 

LGB

http://www.stonewall.org.uk/

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The Beaumont Society

The Beaumont Society is a support group for transsexuals, those who crossdress, transvestites and their families, friends and colleagues. 

Gender Identity

http://www.beaumontsociety.org.uk/

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Trafford Children & Young Peoples' Service

The Children and Young People's Information Service provides free information and advice to people who want to find out about services and activities for children, young people and their families. 

Age

http://www.cyps.org.uk/

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Trafford MyWay

Adult Social care in Trafford 

Disability

http://myway.trafford.gov.uk/homepage.aspx

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TransForum

TransForumManchester is a Discussion and Mutual support group for all Transgender ( gender variant) people in NW England 

Gender Identity

http://transforum.org.uk/

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Womens Aid

Women's Aid is the key national charity working to end domestic violence against women and children 

Misc

http://www.womensaid.org.uk/

DISCLAIMER: Throughout our site you will find links to external websites. Although we make every effort to ensure these links are accurate, up to date and relevant, Trafford Housing Trust cannot take responsibility for pages maintained by external providers.

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