Bowel Cancer UK - Ask a Nurse

The nurses can provide you with information in response to your query, and can signpost you to further support. You should receive a response to your enquiry within two to four working days.

Bowel Cancer UK - Forum

A place for anyone affected by bowel cancer to talk about their experiences, share their knowledge and support each other.

British Heart Foundation - Forum

A free online space for people with heart conditions to get advice and support from people who are going through similar situations to your own.

British Heart Foundation Helpline

0300 330 3311

They can give you information and support about heart and circulatory diseases, and their risk factors. This includes conditions such as heart disease, stroke, vascular dementia and diabetes.

Cancer Focus - Nurse Line

0800 783 3339

Cancer Focus NI is the only local cancer charity to provide a free cancer information and support Nurseline for patients, their family members or friends, as well as members of the public – in fact anyone who may have concerns, questions or issues about any aspect of cancer.

Cancer Research UK - Helpline

0808 800 4040

For cancer related questions please call our cancer nurses on this helpline.


0808 8000 390

Cara-Friend has been serving the LGBTQ+ community in Northern Ireland since 1974. We provide regional LGBTQ+ youth groups across Northern Ireland, one-to-one support for individuals, LGBTQ+ awareness training for professionals and volunteers working in a variety of different areas, community development, the LGBT Switchboard NI helpline service, and the LGBTQ+ Inclusive Schools Programme as well as a range of policy, advocacy and campaigning initiatives.

Carers NI - Support Groups

When you're looking after someone it can often feel like you're on your own. Joining a local support group can help to connect you with people who know what you're going through.

Carers UK - Forum

The Carers UK online forum is a community of people who know exactly how you feel. They may be strangers – at first – but you'll be surprised how sharing an experience, a problem or just having a good old rant to a fellow carer can make a world of difference.

Confidential HIV Helpline

0800 137437

You can access free and confidential advice regarding HIV by calling our helpline between 10am and 4pm, Monday to Friday.

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