accessibility & help
The British Red Cross provides support at home, transport and mobility aids to help people when they face a crisis in their daily lives.
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We help vulnerable communities, many recovering from conflict or disaster, tackle health issues like HIV, TB and water and sanitation.
Read about health issues
Many elderly, socially isolated or otherwise vulnerable people around the world need our support to change their lives for the better.
Read about overseas social support
Our volunteers are always willing to go the extra mile to help people – even if that means belting out a song or two.
Our volunteer helped an independent pensioner when growing medical problems meant he had to curtail some activities – including his beloved driving.
Having overcome TB once already, Matebello was again diagnosed with the disease. The Red Cross is by her side and is helping her complete her treatment.
Kyaw Swe has lived in the same small farming community in Myanmar his whole life. Now he is one of three Red Cross community health workers in this village.
The British Red Cross’ latest research reveals that only half the people in the UK believe they have friends or neighbours they could turn to in an emergency.
The British Red Cross has supported the Somali Red Crescent Society in developing a new healthcare programme for the next five years.
Struggling families and individuals will benefit from a partnership between the British Red Cross and food charity FareShare next month.
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British Red Cross, UK Office, 44 Moorfields, London EC2Y 9AL Phone: 0844 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) and Scotland (SC037738)
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