Brain Tumour UK 

Brain Tumour UK works to conquer brain tumours through research, education and support.

Tower House, Latimer Park, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 1TU

Tel:  0845 4500 386



Brain and Spine Foundation 

This organisation offers information and education regarding a wide range of neurological symptoms and conditions, with the helpline being staffed by neuroscience nurses.

Fourth Floor, CAN Mezzanine, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4YR

Helpline: 0808 808 1000



BRAKE – The road safety charity

Raising awareness of road safety and offering support to accident victims

BRAKE, PO Box 548, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, HD1 2XZ

Switchboard: 01484 559909

Victim Support Line: 0808 800 0401




Child Brain Injury Trust

The Child Brain Injury Trust (CBIT) supports children, young people and families affected by an acquired brain injury, to support them in achieving their potential. 

Unit 1, The Great Barn, Baynards Green Farm, Nr Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX27 7SG

Helpline: 0845 601 4939

Contact number: 01869 341075


Cruse Bereavement Care

Offering bereavement care and support to those suffering with grief.

Contact Number: 0870 167 1677

Young Person’s Free Phone: 0808 808 1677




Community Brain Injury Team

A specialist service staffed by clinical psychologists, specialist occupational therapists, a head injury co-ordinator and a consultant in rehabilitation medicine.

Community Brain Injury Service, Abbey Block, Isebrook Hospital, Irthlingborough Rd, Wellingborough, NN8 1LP

Tel: 01933 235829


Community Law Service

An independent and confidential service offering a team of highly experienced caseworkers and solicitors. They provide a comprehensive casework service and advice from beginning to conclusion, including representation at social security appeal tribunals, immigration appeals, housing repossession hearings, bankruptcy hearings and other debt related matters at the Crown and County Court.  

Northampton Offices: 01604 621038

Rushden Offices: 01933 313020

Wellingborough Offices: 01933 278248


Headway UK – the brain injury association

The national charity that works to improve life after brain injury.

Free 24 hour helpline- 0808 800 2244 or email

Kettering & District Stroke Support

The group meets every first and third Thursday of the month between 10:30am -12:30pm at:  

Windsor Gardens Hall, Windsor Gardens, Kettering, NN16 8DU

Contact Number: 07800 852179 (contact name Richard Johnson)


NHS Direct

National helpine providing 24-hour medical information, advice and reassurance.          

Contact Number:  0845 4647


Northamptonshire Social Services – Adult Care Team

A Northamptonshire County Council provision for specialist social care and help towards community living.

John Dryden House, Northampton, NN4 7YD

Tel: 0300 126 1000 

Northamptonshire Carers

A comprehensive support service to the unpaid carers of Northamptonshire. Open 9-5pm, Mondays to Fridays inclusive.

123 Midland Road, Wellingborough, Northants, NN8 1LU                                                               

General Enquiries:  01933 677837

Carer’s Support Line: 01933 677907



ABI Relatives Group – Northampton

Providing help and information for those living and caring for someone with an Acquired Brain Injury. The group meets every 3rd Thursday of the month.

St Andrew’s Healthcare, Kemsley, Billing Road, Northampton, NN1 5DG

Tel:  01604 616767

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Call 01933 652311

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Registered Charity 1085311.

Company Registration 03788049

Affiliated to Headway UK– the brain injury association a Registered Charity