Resources

Here is a list of local or national resources that may be of help to our members or any other target of workplace bullying in the London & South East region, or their family and friends.

We intend to cover resources in all areas that may be affected and help needed - work, health, legal, support, financial. If you know of any other resource that could be included, please post the details to the Links section on jfo:i.

The Andrea Adams Trust
UK Charity dedicated to tackling workplace bullying through advice lines, publications, services and specialist consultancy services and training programmes.

Hova House,
1 Hova Village,
Hove,
East Sussex,
BN3 3DH

Website: www.andreaadamstrust.org
Telephone: 01273 704 900
Fax: 01273 704 901

ACAS
The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service works to improve employment relations.

Head Office
Brandon house,
180 Borough Hill Street,
London SE1 1 LW

Website: www.acas.co.uk
Telephone: 0207 210 3613
Help line: 0845 7474747

The Bar Association of Barristers
The Bar provides information about the courts and a list of solicitors, loads of information about employment law and relevant links.

General Council of the Bar
3 Bedford Row
London WC1R 4DB

Website: www.barcouncil.org.uk
Telephone 0207 242 0082
Fax: 0207 831 9217
Other Related website: www.online-law.co.uk/bar

The British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
Can provide a directory of registered therapists for £2.00 including postage.

PO Box 9
Accrington
BB5 2GD

Tel/fax 01254 875277

The British Association for Counselling
Provides information and advice on all matters related to counselling. They can also send you a list of accredited counsellors in your local area. BAC's Counselling & Psychotherapy Resources Directory, available in local libraries, lists private practioners and centres, or for a local list you can write enclosing an SAE

1 Regent Place
Rugby
Warwickshire
CV21 2PJ

Tel: 01788 550 899 (8.45am – 4.45pm) or 01788 578328 (Ansaphone)

Bullyonline
Information, links and advice from Tim Field
Website: www.bullyonline.org

Calm
Helpline for young men who are depressed or suicidal

Tel: 0800 585858 (Everyday, 5pm – 3am)

Citizens Advise Bureau
Free, independent advice service

Website http://www.nacab.org.uk/
Website http://www.adviceguide.org.uk/

CRUSE Bereavement
Information and advice for people who are bereaved

Care Cruse House
126 Sheen Road
Richmond
Surrey
TW9 1UR

Tel: 020 8940 4818 (Helpline & information line, Mon – Fri, 9.30 – 5pm)

Depression Alliance
UK charity for people with clinical depression and anxiety

35 Westminster Bridge Road
LONDON
SE1 7JB

Tel: 0207 633 0557
Fax: 0207 633 0559
Website: www.depressionalliance.org

The Disability Law Service
Disability information, news and views
39-45 Cavell Street,
London.
E1 2BP

Website: www.abilityonline.org.uk
Telephone: 0207 7919800
Minicom 0207 791 9801
Fax 0207 791 9802
New Email address: abilityonline@estateweb.net

D.I.A.L UK
A national organisation for disability information and advice services

St. Catherine’s
Tickhill Road,
Doncaster,
South Yorks,
DN4 8QN

Website: www.dialuk.org.uk
Telephone: 01302 310 404
Text Phone:01302 310 123 please use voice announcer
E mail: enquires@dialuk.org.uk

Health Information Service
Information on all health related subjects including where to get treatment

Tel: 0800 665 544 (Mon—Fri, 9.00—17.00 but may vary according to locality)

Lesbian and Gay Bereavement Project
Offers support and counselling for bereavement

Unitarian Rooms
Hoop Lane
London
NW11 0RL

Tel: 020 8455 8894

Liberty International
Free legal advice and information

21 Tabard Street,
London,
SE1 4 LA

Website liberty-human-rights.org.uk
Telephone Help line:0845 1232307
On Monday to Thursday 6.30pm-8.30pm
Wednesday 12.30pm-2.30pm
Other contact numbers: 0207 403 3888
Fax number 0207 407 5354

The Law Centre
The Law Centres Federation
Duchess House,
18 Warren Street,
London
W1T 5LR

Website: www.lawcentres.org.uk
Telephone 0207 387 8570

London Support Group
A friendly group that meets once a month and has a very active private discussion forum - yes, it's us! If you don't belong yet, why not see if we can help? Links for info and to join.

Medication and Drugs Helpline
Confidential information about prescription drugs from trained medical professionals

Tel: 020 7919 2999 (Mon—Fri, 11—17.00)

Mind
Information about drop ins support and antidepressants for those being treated for depression or anxiety.

Website: www.mind.org.uk
Telephone: 0845 7660163

National Phobics Society
Helpline for people affected by anxiety, phobias, compulsive disorders, or panic attacks

Tel: 0161 227 9898 (Mon—Fri, 10.30—16.00)

PACE
Counselling, mental health advocacy and group work for lesbians and gay men.

Tel: 020 7697 0017 (Mon—Thurs, 10.00—21.00)

Parentline
Helpline and information for parents in distress

Tel: 080 8800 2222 (Mon—Fri 9.00—21.00)

Relate
Offers counselling on relationship problems for couples or individuals

Herbert Gray College
Little Church Street
Rugby
CV21 3AP

Tel: 01788 573 241

Royal College of Psychiatrists
Offers information about mental illness

17 Belgrave Square
London
SW1X 8PG

Tel: 020 7235 2351

Saneline
Helpline offering information and advice on all aspects of mental health for those experiencing mental illness, or their families or friends.

Tel: 08457 67 80 00 (Every day, 12.00pm — 02.00am)

The Solicitors Probono Group
A national charity whose aim is to enable and encourage lawyers to provide free legal help to individuals and community groups in need.

The Administrators
1 Pudding Lane
Law works Mediation Scheme
London
1 Pudding Lane
EC3R 8AB
London
EC3R 8AB

Website: http://www.probonogroup.org.uk/
Tel 0870 777 5601
Fax 0870 777 5722
Tel 020 7929 5601
Email: Solicitors@probonogroup.org.uk or mediate@probonogroup.org.uk

Samaritans
The Samaritans is available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.

Website: www.Samaritans.org.uk
Telephone: 0845 7909090
Email:jo@samaritans.org

Stonewall
Stonewall is a professional lobbying group to prevent homophobic attacks and to put the case for equality on the mainstream political agenda. Also promotes research and take test legal cases that graphically challenge inequality

46 Grosvenor Gardens
London
SW1W 0EB

Website: www.stonewall.org.uk
Telephone: 0207 881 9440
Fax: 0207 881 9444
Minicom: 0207 881 9996
Email: Info@stonewall.org.uk

The Suzy Lamplugh Trust
A registered charity on personal safety to minimise the damage caused to individuals and to society by aggression in all its forms - physical, verbal and psychological.

PO Box 17818
London
SW14 8WW

Website: www.suzylamplugh.org/
Tel 020 8876 0305
Email: info@suzylamplugh.org

TUC
Affiliated unions representing nearly seven million working people from all walks of life, campaigning for a fair deal at work and for social justice at home and abroad. They have a good ‘Know your rights at Work’ leaflet

TUC Publications
Congress House
Great Russell Street
London
WC1B 3LS

Website: www.tuc.org.uk
Tel 0207 636 4030
Fax 0207 636 0632

Other possible sources of Advice and Help are:

The Police
General Practitioner

With thanks to our member Helen J

 

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