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Social Welfare Links
Offers material for everyone - useful downloads of research documents.
Contains information on pregnancy, childbirth and parenthood as well as links to other sites.
- British Deaf Association
Site includes downloadable leaflets, directory of 1700 organisations and mini British Sign Language dictionary.
- Care Inspectorate
Independent body with responsibility for regulating and inspecting Scottish care and children's services. Contains news, details of regional contacts and library of downloadable publications.
Contains searchable database of 17,500 care homes, nursing homes and residential homes in the UK.
- Charity Choice
Searchable directory of charities.
- Charity Commission
Contains list of over 180,000 charities in England and Wales as well as advice for charities.
- Department for Work and Pensions
Contains links to former Department of Social Security and Department for Education and Employment sites. Includes A-Z of benefits, publications and downloadable claims forms.
- Equality and Human Rights Commission
Includes information in areas of policy and campaigns, research and statistics and the law.
- ESRC Research
Searchable database of projects funded by the Economic & Social Research Council. Searchable by topic, reference number, person and date of research.
- Frank (National Drugs Helpline)
Includes facts on individual drugs as well as downloadable leaflets.
- Missing Children in the UK
Search by town or date.
- National Children's Bureau
- One Parent Families Scotland
Site includes details of helpline, factfile, news section and local directories of relevant organisations.
- Refugee Council
Includes downloadable information booklets, statistics, details of advice centres and teaching resources.
- Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)
Produced by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE). Contains research briefings, reports, government documents, journal articles, and websites relating to social care. Run by independent charity which aims to identify and spread knowledge of good practice.
- Social Policy Research Unit
Based at University of York and specialising in key areas of social policy, including health and social care, and social security and employment Downloadable publications.
- UK National Statistics
Figures on a wide range
of social & economic topics including health and social care..
Aimed at those running voluntary organisations. Includes relevant news, events listings, reviews and details of courses and training.
Gateway to Scotland's Voluntary Sector. Includes news, events, information, funding sources, courses, lobbying tools, online donation and bulletin boards / e-mail networks. You can also find any charity in Scotland.
- Young Scot
Up-to-the-minute youth-related news and information aged at ages 12 to 25.
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