Helplines for parents and families

Some of our fellow charities run official help lines for patients and families of those touched with a brain tumour. We thought you'd like to know where they are and how you can contact them.

Tel. Number
Opening Hours
Brain and Spine Foundation 0808 808 1000 Freephone

Mon - Tues
9am - 1pm
10am - 6pm
Fri 9am - 1pm

Telephone information and support line run by neuro-science health professionals. They also provide free booklets
Brain Tumour Action 0131 466 3116   If no one is available to answer your call, you may leave a message on an answer phone 24 hours a day. All calls will be returned ASAP
British Acoustic Neuroma Association 0800 652 3143 Freephone Mon - Thurs
9am - 5pm
9am - 4pm
Support for people with an acoustic neuroma (benign brain tumour)
Brainwaves Northern Ireland 028 9337 2505 Mon, Tue, Wed
10am - 4pm
7pm - 9pm
10am - 4pm
Helpline for children and adults with brain tumours and their families and carers
Ali's Dream needs your help in the fight against childhood brain tumors by way of donation. If you would like to help us in this fight, please click on the button below and donate using Just Giving.

It only takes a minute and will help us more than you can imagine in our battle against this dreadful illness.

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