accessibility & help
We provide support at home, transport and mobility aids to help people when they face a crisis in their daily lives.
Read about independent living >
We help vulnerable communities tackle health issues like HIV, TB and water and sanitation.
Read about health issues >
We support elderly, socially isolated or otherwise vulnerable people around the world.
Read about overseas social support >
We helped Welsh Guard veterans, Ray and Arthur, visit the battlefields of Europe to pay respects to their fallen comrades.
After a heart attack and stroke, bowls enthusiast Connie thought she would never play the sport she loved again.
Cho Cho Win was helped by a community health worker who sent her to hospital for a check-up during her second pregnancy. The baby was then born in hospital.
Jamts is 80 and partially paralysed by strokes. He lives with his daughter and five grandchildren in a tent provided by the Red Cross.
Today the British Red Cross, along with partner organisations, is hosting a parliamentary event focussing on how changes to those rules can help alleviate suffering.
The British Red Cross helped almost 5,600 destitute refugees and asylum seekers in the first half of 2016.
The British Red Cross is calling on the immediate release of funds to support people in their transition home from hospital.
We're calling for more resources and better co-ordination to tackle hospital discharge issues.
Read more >
© British Red Cross 2016
All images © British Red Cross 2016
unless otherwise stated
British Red Cross, UK Office, 44 Moorfields, London EC2Y 9AL Phone: 0344 871 11 11. Fax: 020 7562 2000.
The British Red Cross Society, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949), Scotland (SC037738) and Isle of Man (0752).
Print this page