Thalidomide Trust Support Services For Beneficiaries

If you need help with your mental health, physical and emotional wellbeing, or even applying for benefits, we have a number of services that can offer support.

You can contact the Trust for confidential advice and support on all aspects of your health and wellbeing on 01480 474074 or email.

Talk Together

Talk Together volunteer Mandy de la Mere

Talk together is a confidential, free telephone service for beneficiaries to help combat loneliness and isolation

More about Talk Together

Lift Up

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Lift Up is a self-help service for people experiencing low mood, including support from a trained beneficiary

Learn how Lift-Up can help you


counselling therapy for mental health

If you would like counselling to improve your mental health, the Trust can help direct you to respected counsellors

Find counsellors near you

Activity Buddies

Our trained Activity Buddy volunteers will help you become more active in your daily life to improve your health and wellbeing

More about our Activity Buddies

Applying For Benefits

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The Heath & Wellbeing team can help with applications for benefits to ensure you provide all the relevant facts and supporting information

See benefits available

Volunteer Support

Trust volunteer

Get help from a beneficiary volunteer who has had similar life experiences and can provide a real  understanding of your situation

Request volunteer support

Health & Wellbeing Apps

Apps can help you find accessible services, be useful for daily life and help you improve aspects of your health and wellbeing

Find a selection of helpful apps

Private Referral Scheme

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The Private Referral scheme is to address waiting times and care pathways that do not meet the complex needs of beneficiaries

Find out how the scheme works