Disability support animals helplines

Use our helplines to find advice and support about disability support animals

Dogs for Good

Tel: 01295 252600

dogsforgood.org

Dogs for Good is a pioneering charity that trains assistance dogs for children and adults with physical disabilities, and families with a child with autism. Through practical tasks our dogs offer freedom and independence, but in addition an assistance dog becomes a reason to go out, giving a new found confidence that opens doors to fresh opportunities including friendships, hobbies, education and even careers.

Guide Dogs

Tel: 0800 953 0113

guidedogs.org.uk

There are over 4,700 guide dog owners in the UK. If you are blind or partially sighted, a guide dog could change your life. We offer a range of services and activities for children and young people and provide valuable advice for parents and teachers. My Guide, our new sighted guiding service, aims to help people with sight loss get out of their homes and engage with their community, rebuilding their confidence and independence. Our buddy dogs are giving children and young people a vital boost in confidence.

Support Dogs UK

Telephone: 0114 261 7800

supportdogs.org.uk

UK Charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with epilepsy and physical disabilities disabilities as well as children with autism by training dogs to act as efficient and safe assistants. Each dog is taught tasks tailored to his owner’s needs, enabling them to lead fuller, safer and more independent lives.

Hearing Dogs

Tel: 01844 348100 (voice & minicom)

hearingdogs.org.uk

Support Dogs is a UK charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for people and families by training dogs to act as efficient and safe assistants. The charity trains three main types of Support Dog, seizure alert dogs, disability assistance dogs and autism assistance dogs.

Medical Detection Dogs

Tel: 01296 655888

medicaldetectiondogs.org.uk

Medical Detection Dogs trains dogs to detect the odour of human disease. It is at the forefront of the research into the fight against cancer and helping people with life-threatening diseases.

Canine Partners

General Enquiries: 08456 580 480

caninepartners.org.uk

At Canine Partners our mission is to assist people with disabilities to enjoy a greater independence and a better quality of life and, where possible, to help them into education and employment, through the provision of specially trained dogs for the disabled, whose well-being is a key consideration. These life transforming dogs also provide practical, physiological, psychological and social benefits including increased independence and confidence as well as increased motivation and self-esteem. A canine partner also brings companionship, a sense of security and increases social interaction.

Alamanda (Animal Assisted Therapy)

Tel: 07768 174930

alamanda.co.uk

We want to share our passion for animals with you. Our animals are used as therapy animals with the sick, needy and terminally ill. We have an understanding of the needs of the autistic child and know how important sensory experiences with animals are, so if you have an autistic child and would like to come visit please contact us. We do therapy trips to special needs school's, hospices, charity events and also for single family visits. We are a non profit making charity and therefore only asked for donations towards are costs. We are extremely proud of our animals and the difference they make wherever they go.