FOR MAKING LIFE A LITTLE EASIER
Help with health & wellbeing
24/7 Telephone helpline: 0800 587 3428
Overseas helpline: +44 1865 397 497
Go to Wellbeing portal
Alzheimers Disease Society
Advice and support for those dealing with dementia.
Tel: 020 7423 3500
Arthritis Care exists to support people with arthritis. We are the UK’s largest charity working with and for all people who have arthritis.
Tel: 020 7380 6500
The Institution of Civil Engineers
The Institution of Civil Engineers is a registered Charity that strives to promote and progress civil engineering.
Tel: 020 7222 7722
The Civil Engineers' Club
The aim of the Civil Engineers’ Club is to promote social and sporting activities amongst Civil Engineers and their families, whether working or retired, and to provide an opportunity to meet other civil engineers outside their working environment.
The Organisation of Charitable Organisations
For more information about other work related charities:
Tel: 020 7255 4480
Index of other charitable organisations:
The Lighthouse Club
Provide emergency financial assistance, welfare and wellbeing advice and emotional and legal support to the construction industry workforce and their families in times of hardship and stress.
Links to engineering related charities
Engineers Against Poverty
Engineers Against Poverty (EAP) is a specialist NGO working in the field of engineering and international development
Tel: +44 (0)20 3206 0488
Help with employment support
Department for Work and Pensions
Working, jobs and pensions.
Help for the disabled or disadvantaged
Action for Blind People
Action for Blind People is a national charity with local reach, providing practical help and support to blind and partially sighted people of all ages.
Tel: 020 7635 4800
A charity specialising in computer technology to help disabled people.
Tel: 0808 800 0009
Department for Work and Pensions
Disabled Living Foundation
DLF is a national charity providing impartial advice, information and training on independent living.
Tel: 020 7289 6111
Shaw Trust is a national charity that helps people facing disadvantage to find work, gain skills and take control of their futures
Tel: 01225 716300 (switchboard)
Headway is the UK-wide charity that works to improve life after brain injury.
Tel: 0808 800 2244 Free helpline
National Autistic Society
The leading UK Charity for Autistic people (including those with Asperger syndrome) and their families.
Tel: + 44 (0) 20 7833 2299
Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB)
A charity supporting people with sight loss. Provides advice, assistance and information on benefits, equipment, employment and support.
Tel: 0303 123 9999
Action on Hearing Loss
Action on Hearing Loss is the new name for RNID. We’re working for a world where hearing loss doesn’t limit or label people, where tinnitus is silenced and where people value and look after their hearing.
Tel: 0808 808 0123
Charity working with people with cerebral palsy.
Tel: 0808 800 3333
Skill (National Bureau for Students with Disabilities)
Skill promotes opportunities for young people and adults with any kind of disability in post -16 education, training and employment across the UK.
National horticultural charity that exists to enable disadvantaged, disabled and older people to participate fully in the social and economic life of the community.