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If your child is affected by a medical condition or disability we can help. Call our freephone helpline on 0808 808 3555 to get information, support and advice. You can also browse our range of parent guides on aspects of caring for a disabled child in our resource library.

To meet other parents see support groups below or meet other parents online in our online community.

Please see below for reliable medical information on Allergies produced by alternative providers.

NHS Choices

Patient UK

Although alternative links have been selected with great care, Contact cannot accept responsibility for any inaccuracies or errors. Alternative information providers comply with the Information Standard and give details of their quality control procedures on their website, which includes review of information by a qualified medical professional.

Is there support?

Action against Allergy

Tel: 020 8892 2711

The Organisation is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 276637. It provides information via its helpline and online resources, and offers workshops where patients and parents of allergic children can have discussions with clinical experts. 

Group details last updated April 2018.

Allergy UK

Tel: 01322 619 898

Allergy UK is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 1104845 and Scotland No: SC039257. It provides information and support for allergy sufferers in the UK through its dedicated helpline, support network and online forum for those with allergy and intolerance.  

Group details last updated April 2018.

Talk to other families about your child's condition

Our online community

Visit our online advice and support or read all about diagnosis.

You can also call us if you need information or advice on any aspect of caring for a disabled child. Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5pm.

0808 808 3555 or