charities

Samaritans

This is the Samaritans website. 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.

4Children

Website of 4Children, a national children's charity which campaigns on a range of issues affecting children and works with various agencies, parents and children to ensure co-ordinated support for all children and young people in their local community.

The Centre for Separated Families

Website of the Centre for Separated Families, a national charity concerned to achieve better outcomes for children affected by separation by engaging in activities such as research and partnership working.

Scottish Adoption

Website of the Scottish Adoption Association, a charity which provides information, counselling and support for anybody who has adopted, been adopted or is interested in adoption.

Anti-Bullying Network

Website of the Anti-Bullying Network, a charity which offers comprehensive information and resources on how bullying can be tackled.

L'Arche website

L'Arche is an international federation of communities for people with learning disabilities and assistants. There are eight communities in England, Scotland and Wales. The website provides information about L'Arche communities and their underlying philosophy, information about becoming an assistant, text of L'Arche charter, information on the Overseas Development Fund for sister communities in developing countries, articles written by those involved in the L'Arche Communities, suggestions for further reading, contact details and links to other L'Arche sites.

Aberlour annual review 2006/07

Annual review of the Aberlour Child Care Trust which reports its key highlights and achievements for the year, its financial results and its strategic ambitions for the next five years.

The Andrea Adams Trust

The Andrea Adams Trust is the world's only non-political, non-profit making charity operating as the focus for the diverse and complex problems caused by bullying behaviour in the workplace.

The King's Fund

Website of the King's Fund, a charity dedicated to improving health care in England through research and other activities.

Child Poverty Action Group

Website of the Child Poverty Action Group, the campaigning charity dedicated to the eradication of child poverty in the UK.