Black Voices Cornwall offers support and guidance to victims of racism. The charity recognises sometimes having someone who ‘gets’ what you’re going through or what you’re been through, is incredibly important. It can often feel very isolating for victims of racism and BVC looks to offer any support they can and signpost if they can’t.
If your Social Care Assessment shows that you have eligible social care needs, you can decide whether to arrange the care and support yourself or have the support arranged by the Council.
If you choose to arrange the care and support yourself a personal budget will be provided to help meet those needs. This is arranged as a Direct Payment. They will give you the personal budget to you to arrange your own care and support.
Epilepsy Action is the largest member-led epilepsy organisation in Britain, acting as the voice for the UK’s estimated 600,000 people with epilepsy. They offer assistance to people in a number of ways including a national network of branches, accredited volunteers, regular regional conferences and freephone and email helplines.
The National Domestic Abuse Helpline offers free, non-judgemental information and support to women experiencing domestic abuse, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf. The Helpline can support to find specialist domestic abuse services in your community for ongoing support.
They can also help to find a space in a refuge for you and your children.
Macmillan Cancer Support is one of the largest British charities and provides specialist health care, information and financial support to people affected by cancer. It also looks at the social, emotional and practical impact cancer can have, and campaigns for better cancer care. Macmillan Cancer Support’s goal is to reach and improve the lives of everyone who has cancer in the UK.
Stroke Association is the major stroke charity in the UK. They work with people who share their commitment to changing the world for people affected by stroke – with stroke survivors and their families; with decision makers; with researchers and medics; as well as with supporters.
The Advocacy People is an independent charity that provides free independent and confidential advocacy services. They provide independent advocacy services to help resolve issues or concerns you may have about your health and wellbeing or your health and social care services.