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Our helpline provides free information and emotional support to anyone living with a muscle wasting or weakening condition as well family members, carers and friends.

Contact Information and Opening Hours

Call us on 0800 652 6352 Monday to Thursday 10am to 2pm. If you call outside of the helpline opening hours, please leave a message and we’ll aim to get back to you within five working days. 

You can also email us

How our helpline can support you

Our trained helpline team can provide information and advice about all aspects of living with a muscle wasting or weakening condition. They can help if you: 

  • have just been diagnosed and are looking for advice and information  
  • need emotional support 
  • need support with caring for a partner, friend or family member  
  • want to find out more about the services available in your area 
  • need information about housing and home adaptations  
  • need help navigating the benefits system 
  • need information on where to find grants and financial help 
  • are looking for support on employment issues 
  • need support with anything else relating to living with a muscle wasting or weakening condition  

Need support right now?

Visit our support and information section for help on a range of topics.

Frequently asked questions

OTHER ways to get in TOUCH

Fundraising hotline

Call our fundraising hotline on 0300 012 0172 for support, advice, or information about fundraising. We’re available Monday to Friday, 9 am5 pm.  

Research line

To find out more about the research into your condition or for answers to any other science or research questions you might have, please contact our research team at  

Write to us

Alternatively, you can write to us at:

Muscular Dystrophy UK

32 Ufford Street



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