Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Action for ME

Type of service:
National Organisation
Address:
42 Temple Street, Keynsham, Somerset BS31 1EH
Telephone number:
0117 927 9551
Service description:
Action for ME is a UK charity that provides support for people who have ME.

Alongside providing information, support and advice to people to help improve their health and well-being, Action for M.E. works with professionals to enhance the care and support that people with M.E. receive and funds pilot research projects to advance knowledge of the illness.

They offer a range of booklets and factsheets covering most aspects of living with M.E., employment and education, caring for somebody with M.E. and welfare benefits. These can be ordered by post or downloaded from their website free of charge. You can also contact them for information and support (0117 927 9551 or email 'questions@actionforme.org.uk').

They run a confidential Welfare Advice and Support Service (0800 138 6544, or email 'welfare@actionforme.org.uk'), which offers information on all aspects of the benefits system including what benefits are available, how to apply for them and what to do if you want to appeal against a decision.
Cost:
Free
Age range:
0 - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Open to everyone
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
16/08/2018

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