Other helpful organisations
On this page, you will find links to other helpful organisations that can provide information and support.
There are many ways that a hepatitis C diagnosis may impact your health, well-being or financial situation. Whatever you are facing, there are organisations that can help you.
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Support for medical conditions
These organisations provide information and support for people affected by specific medical conditions which may have been caused by or linked to hepatitis C.
Provide support and information on heart health and conditions; including heart disease.
Liver health charity supporting those affected by cirrhosis, liver disease or cancer.
Charity which supports people with thyroid disorders.
Information for people affected by cancer.
Charity for people living with diabetes in the UK.
Provide information on digestive health; including gallbladder disease.
Information and support for people with liver cancer.
The UK charity for lymphoma.
Provide support and information on cancer, money, benefits and work.
Charity for people living with Parkinson’s.
UK-wide social and practical support to young adults facing cancer in their 20s and 30s.
For support and information on cryoglobulinemia.
Charity for people living with arthritis in the UK.
Evidence based information on ways to reduce your risk of cancer.
Mental health support
Being diagnosed, living with or recovering from hepatitis C can impact anybody’s mental health. Here are some organisations that provide support and information.
The national charity for those affected by anxiety, stress and anxiety based depression.
A free, confidential phone and web based service for people in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety. Available by calling 0800 83 85 87.
A confidential listening and support service in Wales, available by calling 0800132737 or texting help to 81066.
Provide information, advice and support to anyone experiencing a mental health problem.
Provide a confidential listening service to anyone that needs someone to talk to. Available by calling 116123.
Financial and practical support
Living with hepatitis C can have financial and practical implications. These organisations provide advice and support with finance, debt, benefits or housing.
Free, impartial advice for employees on workplace rights and rules.
Provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice on issues including benefits, employment and debt, for people living in England and Wales.
Provide practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation.
Provide information on government services including tax benefits, employment and tax credits.
Provide information about government services in Scotland, including tax benefits, employment and tax credits.
Call 0808 808 4000 for free, confidential and independent advice about debt problems.
Information on help with health costs for those living in Northern Ireland.
A national housing charity providing information and advice about housing options and housing benefits.
Charity for people in financial hardship providing information on how to gain access to benefits, grants and support services.
Alcohol and other drugs support
It is safest to stop drinking alcohol and taking other drugs if you have been diagnosed with hepatitis C. These organisations provide advice and support to help people safely reduce their consumption of alcohol and other drugs.
Provide information and advice on how to reduce your drinking.
Support group for people who are in recovery from alcohol addiction.
Provide support and advice to people wanting to reduce their intake of alcohol and other drugs.
The national alcohol helpline. Calls are free of charge and the information shared remains confidential. Available by calling 0300 123 1110.
Provide confidential support for alcohol and other drugs use, housing and mental health.
Support group for people who are in recovery from drug addiction.
Free, specialist legal support and advice for people who use drugs.
Provide support for alcohol, other drugs and mental health at local services and online.