Charities in Plymouth
A charity is a not-for-profit organisation; therefore their primary purpose is not to make money.
For more information about charities please view the Charity Commission website.
As the largest charity for people with hearing loss in the UK, we understand how hearing loss can affect everything in your life from your relationships, to your education and your job prospects.
AbilityNet supports people of any age, living with any disability or impairment to use technology to achieve their goals at home, at work and in education. We do this by providing specialist advice services, free information resources and by helping to build a more accessible digital world.
Age UK Plymouth have two Active Living Centres in the Plymouth; both offer a friendly, warm and supportive environment to engage in activities, socialise and meet new friends.
Around 6% of children starting school have speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) - an average of 2 in every classroom. Afasic is the UK charity representing children and young people with speech, language and communication difficulties, working for their inclusion in society and supporting their parents and carers.
Age UK Plymouth exists to care for and work with older people and their carers in and around the City of Plymouth to improve their quality of life through the promotion of choice, opportunity and independence.
We provide a range of services to enable people affected by bipolar and associated illnesses to take control of their lives. Bipolar - sometimes known as manic depression - is a severe mental health illness characterised by significant mood swings including manic highs and depressive lows. The majority of individuals with bipolar experience alternating episodes of mania and depression.
Bliss is a UK charity which offers information and support to families of babies born premature or sick, and equips them with the knowledge and skills they need to provide the best possible care to their baby.
The British Dyslexia Association (BDA) has been the voice of dyslexic people since 1972. We are a membership organisation working to achieve a dyslexia-friendly society for all.