Patient support groups

Forum of Asbestos Victim Support Groups

T: 0161 636 7555

Asbestos Action Tayside (covering East of Scotland)

Ground Floor, Royal Exchange Building, Panmure Street, Dundee, DD1 1DU
T: 01382 225715

Asbestos Awareness and Support Cymru

Manteg, Penslade, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, SA65 9PB
T: 02920 363550

Asbestos Support West Midlands

138 Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 6DR
T: 0121 678 8853

Bradford Asbestos Victims Support Group

Unison Offices
2nd Floor, Auburn House, Upper Piccadilly , Bradford BD1 3NU
T: 01274 393949

Cheshire Asbestos Victims Support Group

3 Fryer Street, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 1ND
T: 01928 576641

Clydebank Asbestos Group

8 Crown Avenue, Radnor Park , Clydebank, G8 3BW
T: 0141 951 1008

Clydeside Action on Asbestos

15 St Margaret’s Place, Glasgow G1 5GY.
T: 0141 552 8852

Cumbria and North Lancashire Asbestos Victim Support Group (CARDS)

C/o Hospice of St Mary of Furness
Ford Park, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7JP
T: 01229 580305 ext.32

Derbyshire Asbestos Support Team (DAST)

DAST, 34 Glumangate, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40 1TX
T: 01246 380415

Greater Manchester Victims Support Group

Windrush Millennium Centre, Unit 2.5
70 Alexandra Road , Moss Side, Manchester , M16 7WD
T: 0161 636 7555

Hampshire Asbestos Support & Awareness Group (HASAG )

79 Radstock Road, Woolston, Southampton, Hampshire, SO19 2HT
T: 02380 010015 / 02380 010016
E: or

Merseyside Asbestos Victims Support Group

Suite 32 , Second Floor , Oriel Chambers, 14 Water Street , Liverpool L2 8TD
T: 0151 236 1895  E:

Mesothelioma Support YorkshireMSY-logo

A support group, run by nurses, that offers practical support and advice to mesothelioma patients and their carers on:

  • New treatments
  • Relaxation
  • Complementary therapies
  • Breathlessness
  • Nutrition
  • Legal matters

2015 meeting dates: 16 January, 27 February, 10 April, 22 May, 14 August, 25 September, 6 November, 18 December

Meetings are held between 2pm and 4pm at the Park Plaza Hotel, Leeds, LS1 5NS. They are free of charge and refreshments are provided. If you would like to know more about the group, or would like to come please contact:

Simon Bolton, Macmillan Lung Cancer Nurse Specialist.
Direct Line: 01423 555872
or Claire Waddington, Lung Cancer Nurse Specialist.
Direct Line: 01535 294535

The Mick Knighton Mesothelioma Research Fund

This fund was established in conjunction with the British Lung Foundation in memory of Mick Knighton. It aims to promote a greater awareness into mesothelioma, raise £100,000 to fund vital research into the disease through the British Lung Foundation.
T: 0191 2630276  E:

Northeast Asbestos Support & Awareness Group

Trade Union Centre, 119/121 Marton Road, Middlesborough, Cleveland TS1 2DU
T: 01642 240044  E:

Northern TUC Asbestos Support and Campaign Group (ASCG)

A partnership between Northern TUC, trade unions, Tadea and Macmillan Cancer Support. ASCG offer FREE, confidential information, advice
and support to anyone with an asbestos related disease in the North East and North Cumbria.

c/o Tadea UK, 1st Floor, The Davidson Building, Swan Street, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE8 1BG
T: 07983 883 274

South Yorkshire Asbestos Victims Support Group (SARAG)

Unit 37, Moorgate Crofts Business Centre, South Grove, Rotherham, S60 2DH
T: 01709 360 672


Asbestos Truth

A website dedicated to help stop Senate bill 2290, a bill which will deprive victims of mesothelioma and their families from achieving fair compensation.

International Ban Asbestos Secretariat (IBAS)

Collection of international information about asbestos.

Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation

Website of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (MARF), the American nonprofit organization dedicated to eradicating mesothelioma as a life-ending disease.

Mesothelioma Information and Resources Group

The Mesothelioma Information and Resource Group (MIRG) is an organisation created to assist patients, family, friends and loved ones in learning about mesothelioma and other asbestos-related injuries. It is the aim of MIRG to provide information about the disease, its causes, its treatment and its personal and legal impact.

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO)

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is the largest independent asbestos victims’ organization in the U.S. It was founded in 2004 to give asbestos victims and concerned citizens a united voice, to raise public awareness about the dangers of asbestos exposure and to work towards a global asbestos ban. ADAO is dedicated to preventing asbestos-caused diseases through national and international education, advocacy, and community initiatives.