Wales Council of the Blind

Behcet's UK

Description: The society provides a range of information and support to people affected by Behcet's Syndrome. It also promotes and assists with research into the condition, and promotes awareness of the disease.


Tel: 0845 130 7329


Category: Third/voluntary Sector

Services Provided

Financial aid

The Society will provide grants to help people who are in hardship because of Behçet's disease. To provide a grant, evidence of the amount needed must be provided. Examples of claims which might be funded include prepayment certificate for drugs, help with travel to hospital, household bills, help towards computer with reading aids/voice recognition if you are visually impaired, or aids/other equipment not available on the NHS to help if you are disabled.

Behcet's UK Helpline

A telephone helpline for members which is available between 9.00 am and 8.00 pm on weekdays and between 10 am and 6 pm on weekends and bank holidays (see website for full details). It is run by volunteers so answerphones may be used at certain times. Callers who leave a message are contacted as soon as possible at the Society's expense.

Behcets Local Support Groups

Local support groups in-person and online. For groups in Wales contact Rachel below for more information.

Events associated with this provider:

20th of July 2024

Behçet’s UK - Wales Support Group Meeting (online)

Online support group meeting for people affected by the condition in Wales. If you’d like to join the meeting, please email Rachael via

Hosted by - Behcet's UK

19th of October 2024

Behçet's UK Annual Conference and AGM (Online and Liverpool)

Behçet's UK's Conference and AGM will be held on Saturday 19 October 2024 and will be a hybrid conference. Attend in person at the Holiday Inn Liverpool City Centre or join online by Zoom Webinar. Visit the link provided for further information.

Hosted by - Behcet's UK