Below is a list of health charities and whether they conduct or fund animal research. This list is not definitive, as policies change. Please contact Animal Aid using the contact form at the base of this page if you have received a reply from a charity about their animal testing policy, so that we may keep this file up to date.

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Charity Contact Status
Action for ME No contact telephone number
questions@actionforme.org.uk
https://www.actionforme.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Action Medical Research* 0140 321 0406
info@action.org.uk
https://action.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Against Breast Cancer* No contact telephone number
info@againstbreastcancer.org.uk
https://www.againstbreastcancer.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Age UK 0800 169 8787
No email, contact webform only
https://www.ageuk.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Alcohol Change (formerly Alcohol concern)* 0203 907 8480
contact@alcoholchange.org.uk
https://alcoholchange.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Allergy UK (formerly British Allergy Foundation) 0132 261 9898
info@allergyuk.org
https://www.allergyuk.org
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Alzheimer’s Research UK* 0300 111 5333
enquiries@alzheimersresearchuk.org
https://www.alzheimersresearchuk.org
Conducts or funds animal research
Alzheimer’s Society* No contact telephone number
No email, contact webform only
https://www.alzheimers.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Animal Cancer Trust 0300 311 0310
info@animalcancertrust.co.uk
https://www.animalcancertrust.co.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Animal Free Research UK (formerly Dr Hadwen Trust) 0208 054 9700
hello@animalfreeresearchuk.org
https://www.animalfreeresearchuk.org
Does not conduct or fund animal research
APS Support UK (registered as Hughes Syndrome Foundation) 0300 323 9943
info@aps-support.org.uk
https://www.aps-support.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Aspire 0208 954 5759
info@aspire.org.uk
https://www.aspire.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Asthma UK* 0300 222 5800
info@asthma.org.uk
https://www.asthma.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Ataxia UK* 0207 582 1444
office@ataxia.org.uk
https://www.ataxia.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
BACP Research Foundation* 0145 588 3300
bacp@bacp.co.uk
https://www.bacp.co.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Balls to Cancer No contact telephone number
No email, contact webform only
https://ballstocancer.net
Does not conduct or fund animal research
BEAT – Beating Eating Disorders (formerly Eating Disorders Foundation) No contact telephone number
info@beateatingdisorders.org.uk
https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Blood Cancer UK (formerly Bloodwise)* 0207 504 2200
info@bloodcancer.org.uk
https://bloodcancer.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Bone Cancer Research Trust* 0113 258 5934
info@bcrt.org.uk
https://www.bcrt.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Boot Out Breast Cancer No contact telephone number
debbie@bootoutbreastcancer.org.uk
https://www.bootoutbreastcancer.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Bowel Cancer UK* 0207 940 1760
admin@bowelcanceruk.org.uk
https://www.bowelcanceruk.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Brain Research UK (formerly The Brain Research Trust)* 0207 404 9982
info@brainresearchuk.org.uk
https://www.brainresearchuk.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Brain Tumour Research* 0190 886 7200
info@braintumourresearch.org
https://www.braintumourresearch.org
Conducts or funds animal research
Breast Cancer Haven (formerly The Haven) 0207 384 0000
info@breastcancerhaven.org.uk
https://www.breastcancerhaven.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Breast Cancer Now * 0333 207 0300
supporterengagement@breastcancernow.org
https://www.breastcancernow.org
Conducts or funds animal research
Breast Cancer Research Aid 0800 678 5869
info@breastcancerresearchaid.org.uk
http://www.breastcancerresearchaid.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Breast Cancer UK 0845 680 1322
enquiries@breastcanceruk.org.uk
https://www.breastcanceruk.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
British Heart Foundation* 0121 661 5100
supporterservices@bhf.org.uk
https://www.bhf.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
British Institute for Brain Injured Children (BIBIC) 0127 868 4060
enquiries@headway.org.uk
https://www.bibic.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
British Liver Trust 0142 548 1320
info@britishlivertrust.org.uk
https://www.britishlivertrust.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
British Lung Foundation* No contact telephone number
No email, contact webform only
https://www.blf.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
British Scoliosis Research Foundation* 0208 964 1166
info@sauk.org.uk
https://www.bsrf.co.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
British Skin Foundation* 0207 391 6341
admin@britishskinfoundation.org.uk
https://www.britishskinfoundation.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
British Tinnitus Association No contact telephone number
No email, contact webform only
Does not conduct or fund animal research but has not ruled out doing so in future
Brittle Bone Society* 0138 220 4446
bbs@brittlebone.org
https://www.brittlebone.org
Conducts or funds animal research
Cancer Research UK* 0207 242 0200
supporter.services@cancer
https://www.cancerresearchuk.org
Conducts or funds animal research
Cancer Research Wales 0292 031 6976
crw@wales.nhs.uk
https://www.cancerresearchwales.co.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Cardiac Risk in the Young 0173 736 3222
cry@c-r-y.org.uk
https://www.c-r-y.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Caring Cancer Trust 0078 054 4123
support@caringcancertrust.com
https://www.stopcancer.health
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Cerebra No contact telephone number
enquiries@cerebra.org.uk
https://cerebra.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research but has not ruled out doing so in future
Childhood Eye Cancer Trust* 0207 377 5578
info@chect.org.uk
https://www.chect.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Children with Cancer UK* 0207 404 0808
info@childrenwithcancer.org.uk
https://www.childrenwithcancer.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group* 0333 050 7654
info@cclg.org.uk
https://www.cclg.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Children’s Hearts No contact telephone number
contact@childrenshearts.org.uk
http://www.childrenshearts.org.uk/
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Children’s Liver Disease Foundation* 0121 212 3839
info@childliverdisease.org
https://www.childliverdisease.org
Conducts or funds animal research
Children’s Research Fund 0182 470 3149
childrensresearchfund@btinternet.com
https://www.childrensresearchfund.org
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Circulation Foundation 0207 205 7151
info@circulationfoundation.org.uk
https://www.circulationfoundation.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Cleft Lip & Palate Association 0207 833 4883
info@clapa.com
https://www.clapa.com
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Coeliac UK* 0149 479 6128
No email, contact webform only
https://www.coeliac.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Colostomy UK (formerly British Colostomy Association) 0118 939 1537
INFO@COLOSTOMYUK.ORG
https://www.colostomyuk.org
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Crohns and Colitis UK (formerly National Association for Colitis and Crohns)* 0172 783 0038
info@crohnsandcolitis.org.uk
https://www.crohnsandcolitis.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Cure Leukaemia 0121 511 2233
info@cureleukaemia.co.uk
https://www.cureleukaemia.co.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Cystic Fibrosis Trust* 0203 795 1555
enquiries@cysticfibrosis.org.uk
https://www.cysticfibrosis.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
DeafPLUS 0207 790 8478
info@deafplus.org
https://www.deafplus.org
Does not conduct or fund animal research
DEBRA* 0134 477 1961
debra@debra.org.uk
https://www.debra.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Dementia UK 0208 036 5400
info@dementiauk.org
https://www.dementiauk.org
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation* 0239 263 7808
enquiries@drwf.org.uk
https://www.drwf.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Diabetes UK* 0345 123 2399
helpline@diabetes.org.uk
https://www.diabetes.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Down’s Heart Group 0300 102 1644
info@dhg.org.uk
https://www.dhg.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research but has not ruled out doing so in future
Down’s Syndrome Association 0333 121 2300
info@downs-syndrome.org.uk
https://www.downs-syndrome.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Encephalitis Society* 0165 369 2583
support@encephalitis.info
https://www.encephalitis.info
Conducts or funds animal research
Epilepsy Action* 0113 210 8800
epilepsy@epilepsy.org.uk
https://www.epilepsy.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Epilepsy Research UK* 0203 096 7887
info@eruk.org.uk
https://www.epilepsyresearch.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Epilepsy Scotland 0141 427 4911
contact@epilepsyscotland.org.uk
https://www.epilepsyscotland.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Fight for Sight* 0207 264 3900
info@fightforsight.org.uk
https://www.fightforsight.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Foundation for Liver Research 0207 255 9830
n.day@researchinliver.org.uk
https://www.liver-research.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
FRAME: Fund for the Replacement of Animals In Medical Experiments 0115 950 3044
frame@frame.org.uk
https://www.frame.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Glaucoma UK (registered as International Glaucoma Association) 0123 364 8164
info@glaucoma.uk
https://www.glaucoma.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity* 0203 841 3131
supporter.care@gosh.org
http://www.gosh.org
Conducts or funds animal research
Guide Dogs for the Blind 0118 983 5555
guidedogs@guidedogs.org.uk
https://www.guidedogs.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
GUTS UK* 0207 486 0341
info@gutscharity.org.uk
https://www.gutscharity.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Haemophilia Society 0020 793 9078
info@haemophilia.org.uk
https://www.haemophilia.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Hearing Link 0184 434 8111
enquiries@hearinglink.org
https://www.hearinglink.org
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Heart Research UK* 0113 234 7474
info@heartresearch.org.uk
https://www.heartresearch.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Herpes Viruses Association 0207 607 9661
info@herpes.org.uk
https://www.herpes.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Homeopathy UK (formerly British Homeopathic Association) 0787 020 8944
info@homeopathy-uk.org
https://www.homeopathy-uk.org
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Huntington’s Disease Association 0151 331 5444
info@hda.org.uk
https://www.hda.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Irish Cancer Society No contact telephone number
info@irishcancer.ie
https://www.cancer.ie
Conducts or funds animal research
John Charnley Trust 0177 229 9888
mail@mcmillanaccountants.com
https://www.johncharnleytrust.org
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)* 0207 713 2030
info@jdrf.org.uk
https://www.jdrf.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Kidney Research UK* 0845 070 7601
enquiries@kidneyresearchuk.org
https://www.kidneyresearchuk.org
Conducts or funds animal research
Kids Cancer Charity (formerly Christian Lewis Children’s Cancer Care) 0179 248 0500
enquiries@kidscancercharity.org
https://www.kidscancercharity.org
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK 0800 368 7309
info@leukaemiamyelomaresearchuk.org
https://www.leukaemiamyelomaresearchuk.org
Conducts or funds animal research
Lord Dowding Fund for Humane Research No contact telephone number
No email, contact webform only
https://www.ldf.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Lupus Trust (formerly St Thomas’ Lupus Trust) 0207 848 4701
info@lupus.org.uk
https://www.lupus.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Lymphoma Action (formerly Lymphoma Association) 0129 661 9400
enquiries@lymphoma-action.org.uk
https://www.lymphoma-action.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Macmillan Cancer Support* 0207 840 7840
contactus@macmillan.org.uk
https://www.macmillan.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Médecine Sans Frontières 0207 404 6600
office-ldn@london.msf.org
https://www.msf.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Meningitis Now* 0145 376 8000
info@meningitisnow.org
https://www.meningitisnow.org
Does not conduct or fund animal research but has not ruled out doing so in future
Meningitis Research Foundation* 0333 405 6262
info@meningitis.org
https://www.meningitis.org
Conducts or funds animal research
Mental Health Foundation 0207 803 1136
info@mentalhealth.org.uk
https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Mental Health Research UK 0116 287 8665
administrator@mhruk.org
https://www.mhruk.org
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Migraine Trust* 0203 951 0150
info@migrainetrust.org
https://www.migrainetrust.org
Conducts or funds animal research
Mind (The Mental Health Charity) 0208 519 2122
supporterrelations@mind.org.uk
https://www.mind.org.uk/
Does not conduct or fund animal research
MNDA (Motor Neurone Disease Association)* 0160 425 0505
enquiries@mndassociation.org
https://www.mndassociation.org
Conducts or funds animal research
Movember No contact telephone number
info.uk@movember.com
https://uk.movember.com
Conducts or funds animal research
MQ Transforming Mental Health* 0300 030 8100
info@mqmentalhealth.org
https://www.mqmentalhealth.org
Conducts or funds animal research
MS Society* 0208 438 0700
supportercare@mssociety.org.uk
https://www.mssociety.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Multiple Sclerosis Trust 0146 247 6700
info@mstrust.org.uk
https://www.mstrust.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Muscular Dystrophy UK* 0207 803 4800
info@musculardystrophyuk.org
https://www.musculardystrophyuk.org
Conducts or funds animal research
Myeloma UK* 0131 557 3332
myelomauk@myeloma.org.uk
https://www.myeloma.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society 0208 741 1515
admin@nass.co.uk
https://www.nass.co.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research but has not ruled out doing so in future
National Deaf Children’s Society 0207 014 1159
ndcs@ndcs.org.uk
https://www.ndcs.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
National Eye Research Centre* 0117 325 7757
hello@nercuk.org
https://www.nercuk.org
Conducts or funds animal research
National Kidney Federation 0190 954 4999
nkf@kidney.org.uk
https://www.kidney.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Neuroblastoma UK* 0203 096 7890
secretary@neuroblastoma.org.uk
https://www.neuroblastoma.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Ovacome 0207 299 6654
ovacome@ovacome.org.uk
https://www.ovacome.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research but has not ruled out doing so in future
Ovarian Cancer Action* 0207 380 1730
info@ovarian.org.uk
https://www.ovarian.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund* 0208 360 1119
info@pcrf.org.uk
https://www.pcrf.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Pancreatic Cancer UK* 0203 535 7090
enquiries@pancreaticcancer.org.uk
https://www.pancreaticcancer.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Parkinson’s UK* 0207 931 8080
hello@parkinsons.org.uk
https://www.parkinsons.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Parkinson’s Care and Support UK 0203 380 2573
info@parkinsonscare.org.uk
https://www.parkinsonscare.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Pink Ribbon Foundation 0168 985 8877
enquiries@pinkribbonfoundation.org.uk
https://www.pinkribbonfoundation.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research but has not ruled out doing so in future
Prevent Breast Cancer 0784 135 7392
info@preventbreastcancer.org.uk
https://www.preventbreastcancer.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Prostate Cancer UK (formerly The Prostate Cancer Charity)* 0203 310 7000
info@prostatecanceruk.org
https://www.prostatecanceruk.org
Conducts or funds animal research
RAFT* No contact telephone number
charity@raft.ac.uk
https://raft.ac.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Restricted Growth Association 0300 111 1970
office@restrictedgrowth.co.uk
https://www.rgauk.org
Does not conduct or fund animal research
RNID (merged with Deafness Research – formerly Action on Hearing Loss)* 0207 359 4442
informationline@hearingloss.org.uk
https://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Rosemere Cancer Foundation 0177 252 2913
info@rosemere.org.uk
https://www.rosemere.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation 0333 323 7200
foundation@roycastle.org
https://www.roycastle.org
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Royal (formerly National) Osteoporosis Society* 0176 147 3251
info@theros.org.uk
https://www.theros.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Royal Association for Deaf People 0300 688 2525
info@royaldeaf.org.uk
https://www.royaldeaf.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Royal Marsden Cancer Charity 0207 808 2233
No email, contact webform only
https://www.royalmarsden.org
Conducts or funds animal research
Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) (merged with Action for Blind people) 0303 123 9999
helpline@rnib.org.uk
https://www.rnib.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Safer Medicines Trust 0300 302 0521
info@safermedicines.org
https://www.safermedicines.org
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Sarcoma UK* 0207 250 8271
info@sarcoma.org.uk
https://www.sarcoma.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
SENSE 0207 014 9322
info@sense.org.uk
https://www.sense.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
SHINE 0173 355 5988
firstcontact@shinecharity.org.uk
https://www.shinecharity.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Sir Bobby Robson Foundation 0191 213 7235
pauline.buglass@nhs.net
http://sirbobbyrobsonfoundation.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Solving Kids’ Cancer* 0207 284 0800
info@solvingkidscancer.org.uk
https://www.solvingkidscancer.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
SPARKS* 0207 091 7750
info@sparks.org.uk
https://www.sparks.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Spinal Muscular Atrophy UK (formerly Jennifer Trust for Spinal Muscular Atrophy)* 0178 926 7520
office@smauk.org.uk
https://www.smauk.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Spinal Research * 0207 653 8935
info@spinal-research.org
https://spinal-research.org
Conducts or funds animal research
Stand up to Cancer No contact telephone number
info@su2c.org
https://standuptocancer.org
Conducts or funds animal research
Stroke Association (merged with Speakability)* 0207 566 0300
info@stroke.org.uk
https://www.stroke.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Sue Ryder 0178 731 4220
info@suerydercare.org
https://www.suerydercare.org
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Target Ovarian Cancer* 0207 923 5470
info@targetovariancancer.org.uk
https://www.targetovariancancer.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Teenage Cancer Trust 0207 612 0370
hello@teenagecancertrust.org
https://www.teenagecancertrust.org
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Terrence Higgins Trust (now incorporating CRUSAID) 0207 812 1866
info@tht.org.uk
https://www.tht.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
The Association for Glycogen Storage Disease 0300 123 2790
info@agsd.org.uk
https://www.agsd.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
The Brain Tumour Charity* 0125 274 9990
enquiries@thebraintumourcharity.org
https://www.thebraintumourcharity.org
Conducts or funds animal research
The British Trust for the Myelin Project 0120 294 4536
info@myelinproject.co.uk
https://www.myelinproject.co.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
The Cure Parkinson’s Trust* 0207 929 7656
cptinfo@cureparkinsons.org.uk
https://www.cureparkinsons.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
The Eve Appeal* 0207 605 0100
office@eveappeal.org.uk
https://eveappeal.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
The Humane Research Trust 0161 439 8041
info@humaneresearch.org.uk
https://www.humaneresearch.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
The Institute of Cancer Research 0207 352 8133
No email, contact webform only
https://www.icr.ac.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
The ME Association 0128 081 8964
gill.briody@meassociation.org.uk
https://www.meassociation.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research but has not ruled out doing so in future
The Psoriasis Association* 0160 425 1620
mail@psoriasis-association.org.uk
https://www.psoriasis-association.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
The PSP Association* 0132 732 2410
info@pspassociation.org.uk
https://www.pspassociation.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research but has not ruled out doing so in future
The William Little Foundation No contact telephone number
No email, contact webform only
Does not conduct or fund animal research but has not ruled out doing so in future
Together Against Cancer 0116 246 0195
info@togetheragainstcancer.org.uk
https://www.togetheragainstcancer.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Tommy’s* 0207 398 3400
mailbox@tommys.org
https://www.tommys.org
Conducts or funds animal research
Tuberous Sclerosis Association* 0300 222 5737
admin@tuberous-sclerosis.org
https://www.tuberous-sclerosis.org
Conducts or funds animal research
Versus Arthritis (formerly Arthritis Research UK and Arthritis Care)* 0300 790 0400
enquiries@versusarthritis.org
https://www.versusarthritis.org
Conducts or funds animal research
Walk the Walk 0148 374 1430
info@walkthewalk.org
https://walkthewalk.org
Conducts or funds animal research
Wellchild* 0124 253 0007
info@wellchild.org.uk
https://www.wellchild.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research but has not ruled out doing so in future
Wellcome Trust* 0207 611 8888
No email, contact webform only
https://www.wellcome.ac.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Wessex Medical Research* 0780 273 1973
enquiries@wesmed.org.uk
http://www.wesmed.org.uk
Conducts or funds animal research
Womb Transplant UK 0207 873 1082
info@wombtransplantuk.org
https://www.wombtransplantuk.org
Conducts or funds animal research
World Cancer Care 0794 731 5461
info@worldcacercare.org
https://www.worldcancercare.org
Does not conduct or fund animal research
Worldwide Cancer Research* 0300 777 7910
enquiries@worldwidecancerresearch.org
https://www.worldwidecancerresearch.org
Conducts or funds animal research
Yorkshire Cancer Research* 0142 350 1269
hq@ycr.org.uk
https://www.ycr.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research but has not ruled out doing so in future
Young Lives vs Cancer 0300 330 0803
supporter.services@younglivesvscancer.org.uk
https://www.younglivesvscancer.org.uk
Does not conduct or fund animal research

* The Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) is an organisation that promotes the use of animals in laboratories and currently requires its members to support the practice of animal experimentation.