The Thalidomide Trust currently supports 442 beneficiaries between 56 and 63 years of age

These are a remarkable group of people who have made outstanding achievements in their lives despite living with varying levels of disability caused by thalidomide

We are a registered charity committed to ensuring that all our beneficiaries have access to the resources and support they need to maximise their quality of life.

Becoming a Beneficiary

If you believe that you were damaged by your mother taking thalidomide during her pregnancy, you can contact us to find out if you are eligible for support.

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Talk Together is a confidential telephone service for beneficiaries, offering a friendly ear to combat loneliness and isolation.

Health & Wellbeing

Information and advice for those affected by thalidomide on how to improve and maintain daily aspects of health and wellbeing.

CV Risk Research

Take part in our Cardio Vascular Risk Research project to help understand and improve the health of the thalidomide community.

Thalidomide Community

Join our new community to connect with other beneficiaries, to share experiences and discuss issues important to you.

Service Providers

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Click the map or enter your postcode to view service providers within a 20 mile radius.

Submit a Recommendation

    These service providers and reviews have been provided by our Beneficiaries. The Thalidomide Trust does not take responsibility for their recommendation.