Face IT@home

Online Support Tool For People With A Visible Difference

Useful Links

You can contact us at:

Face IT Online
The Centre for Appearance Research (CAR)
School of Life Sciences University of the West of England,
Bristol Frenchay Campus Coldharbour Lane Bristol.
Tel: +44 (0)117 32 83967
Fax: +44 (0)117 32 83645
Email: info@faceitonline.org.uk
Website: www.faceitonline.org.uk

Other Sources of Help

Changing Faces, 33-37 University Street, London, WC1E 6JN

Changing Faces provides support and represents people who have disfigurements of the face or body from any cause.

Websitewww.changingfaces.org.uk Phone0845 4500 275


Provides support and information for people with short limb dwarfism and their families and carers.

WebsiteAchondroplasia.co.uk Phone01761 471 257

Acne Support Group

Offers support, advice and information to those affected by acne or rosacea

timingsMon-Fri 09.00 - 17.00 Phone020 8841 4747

Arthritis Care

Provides support and information for people with all forms of arthritis.

Websitewww.arthritiscare.org.uk Phone0808 800 405

Breast Cancer Care

Support, information, and advice to those with or recovering from breast cancer.

Websitewww.breastcancercare.org.uk Phone0808 800 6000

British Acoustic Neuroma Association

Offers information, and advice to people with acoustic neuroma, and offers local support groups.

Websitewww.bana-uk.com Phone01623 632143

British Allergy Foundation

Patient information service for people with all types of allergies including skin allergies.

Websitewww.allergyuk.org Phone020 8303 8583 (Mon-Fri 09.00 - 17.00)

British Association of Dermatologists

Fact sheets on general dermatological conditions

Websitewww.bad.org.uk Phone020 7383 0266


Helps people with epidermolysis bullosa and researches cures.

Websitewww.debra.org.uk Phone01344 771961 (Mon-Fri 09.00 - 17.00)

Hairline International - the Alopecia Patient's Society

Help support and advice to people with alopecia and all hair loss conditions.

Phone01564 775281 timingsMon-Fri 09.00 - 16.30

Herpes Viruses Association (SPHERE) and Shingles Support Society

Treatment information and self-help tips for those suffering from shingles, cold sores and herpes-related viruses.

Websitewww.herpes.org.uk Phone020 7609 9061

Ichthyosis Support Group

Promotes the welfare of children and adults affected by ichthyosis

Websitewww.ichthyosis.co.uk Phone01635 253829

Let's Face it

Information, advice and support for people with facial differences and their families

Websitewww.lets-face-it.org.uk Phone01843 833724

Limbless Association

Provides information, advice and support for those with amputations. Also provides access to local user groups.

Websitewww.limbless-association.org Phone0845 2300025

Lupus UK

Advice, help and support to people affected by lupus, including condition discoid lupus.

Phone01708 731251 timingsMon-Fri 09.00 - 17.00

National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society

Provides information and advice to those with AS. Also offers a forum for patients.

Websitewww.nass.co.uk Phone01435 873527

National Eczema Society

Support and advice to people with eczema.

Websitewww.eczema.org Phone0870 271 3604 (Mon-Fri 13.00-16.00)

National Lichen Sclerosus Support Group (UK)

Information and support about lichen sclerosis.

Websitewww.lichensclerosus.org Phone07765 947599

Neurofibromatosis Association

Supports, advises and helps people affected by neurofibromatosis.

Websitewww.nfauk.org Phone020 8547 1636 (Mon-Fri 09.00-17.00)

Psoriasis Association

Advice, help and support to people suffering from psoriasis.

Websitewww.timewarp.demon.co.uk/psoriasis.html Phone01604 711129 (Mon-Fri 09.00-17.00)

Raynaud's Scleroderma Association

Information and support to people affected by Raynaud's and scleroderma.

Websitewww.raynauds.demon.co.uk Phone01270 872776 (Mon-Fri 09.00-17.00)

TAG, the Arthrogryposis Group

Offers support and advice to those with arthrogryposis.

Websitewww.tagonline.org.uk Phone01299 825781

The Birthmark Support Group

Support group for people with birthmarks.

Websitewww.birthmarksupportgroup.org.uk Phone0845 045 4700

The TED Charitable Trust

Provides information, care and support to people with thyroid eye disease and offers a network of support groups.

Websitewww.tedct.co.uk Phone01797-222-338

UK Craniofacial Support Group

Support and advice for people with any form of craniofacial conditions or syndromes.

Websitewww.headlines.org.uk Phone01926 334629

Vitiligo Society

Information, help and support for people with vitiligo

Websitewww.vitiligosociety.org.uk Phone020 7840 0855 (Mon-Fri 10-00-17.00)

XP Support Group

Support, help and information to those affected by xeroderma pigmentosum and other photosensitive conditions.

Websitewww.xpsupportgroup.org.uk Phone01494 890981 (Mon-Fri 09.00-21.00)