Asbestos Victims Organizations 

 

 

(Revised June 18, 2017)

 

       
  ALBANIA ARGENTINA AUSTRALIA
  BELGIUM BRAZIL ENGLAND
  FRANCE GERMANY HONG KONG
  INDONESIA ITALY JAPAN
  NETHERLANDS NORTHERN IRELAND SCOTLAND
  SPAIN SWITZERLAND UNITED STATES
  WALES    
       

 

ALBANIA

Anti-A Coalition
Founder: Prof. Dr. Romeo Hanxhari
Contact: Jetmira Halilaj
Email: info@anep-albania.org
Web: http://www.anep-albania.org

 

ARGENTINA

AS.AR.E.A. (Asociacion Argentina de Expuestos al Amianto)
Email: info@asarea.org.ar or asarea@verace.com.ar
Web: http://www.asarea.org.ar/

 

AUSTRALIA

Asbestos Diseases Society of Australia Inc.
PO Box 1394
Osborne Park WA 6916
Australia
Contact: Robert Vojakovic (President)
Tel: +61 (0)8 9344 4077
Fax: +61 (0)8 9345 0422
Email: adsinc@iinet.net.au
Web: http://www.asbestosdiseases.org.au/

Asbestos Council of Victoria / GARDS
41 Monash Road
Newborough Victoria (VIC) 3825
PO Box 111, Moe VIC 3825
Australia
Tel: +61 (0)3 5127 7744
Fax: +61 (0)3 51260354
Email: info@gards.org
Web: http://www.gards.org

Asbestos Diseases Foundation of Australia Inc. (ADFA)
Suite 3, Ground Floor
133-137 Parramatta Road
Granville NSW 2142
Australia
Tel: +61 (0)2 9637 8759
Fax: +61 (0)2 9897 3259
Email: info@adfa.org.au
Web: http://www.adfa.org.au

Asbestos Victims Association (SA) Inc. (AVA-SA)
Contact: Kat Wake-Burge (Vice President)
Tel: +61 (0)8 8212 6008
Mob: +61 418 807 834
Fax: +61 (0)8 8212 7008
Email: ava-sa@bigpond.net.au
Web: www.avasa.asn.au

Asbestos Diseases Society of SA Inc. (ADSSA)
30 Hurtle Square
Adelaide South Australia 5000
Australia
Tel: +61 (0)8 8359 2423
Free Call: 1800 157 540
Mob: +61 403 914 663
Email: admin@adssa-inc.com.au
Web: www.adssa-inc.com.au

Asbestosis and Mesothelioma Support Group (AMSG)
PO Box 1080
Coolangatta Queensland (QLD) 4225
Australia
Contact: Nic Bos
Phone: +61 (0)7 5599 7876
Mobile: +61 417 705 534
Email : nbos@westnet.com.au
Web: www.amsg.com.au

Asbestos Free Tasmania Foundation Inc. (AFTF)
Cancer Council Building
180-184 Collins Street, Hobart Tasmania (TAS)
GPO Box 1624, Hobart Tas 7001
Australia
Tel: +61 (0)3 6233 7950
Email: Info@asbestosfreetasmania.org.au
Web: www.asbestosfreetasmania.org.au

Asbestos Diseases Support Group, Wagga Wagga and District
PO Box 8190
Wagga Wagga, New South Wales 2650
Australia
Contact (1): Inge Webster
Tel: +61 (0)2 6922 3826
Email:ingewebster@bigpond.com
Contact (2): Olga Seaman
Tel: +61 (0)2 6922 5414

Asbestoswise
247-251 Flinders Lane
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia
Tel: +61 (0)3 9654 9555
Email: Info@asbestoswise.com.au
Web: www.asbestoswise.com.au

Bernie Banton Foundation
Postal: Victoria (VIC): PO Box 98 New South Wales (NSW): PO Box 451
Tyabb VIC 3913 Castle Hill NSW 1765
Australia
Tel: +61 (0)2 9990 3854 (message bank)
Fax: +61 (0)3 5977 3048
Email: info@berniebanton.com.au
Web: www.berniebanton.com.au
Contact: Karen Banton CEO
Mob: +61 412 830 485
Email: karen@berniebanton.com.au
Contact: Rod Smith - Operations Manager
Mob: +61 418 319 757
Email: rod@berniebanton.com.au

Queensland Asbestos Related Disease Support Society Qld Inc. (QARDSS)
PO Box 280
Spring Hill QLD 4004
Australia
Free Call: 1800 776 412
Tel: +61 (0)7 3252 7852 or +61 (0)7 3252 9787
Fax: +61 (0)7 3666 0335
Email: asbestoshelp@westnet.com.au
Web: http://www.asbestos-disease.com.au

 

BELGIUM

ABEVA (Association Belge des Victimes de l'Amiante / Asbest in Belge: Vereniging van Asbestslachtoffers)
C/o Fondation contre le Cancer
Chaussée de Louvain, 479
1030 Brussels
Belgium
Tel: 04 7678 8833
Email: abeva.be@gmail.com
Web: http://www.abeva.eu/index.php?lang=fr

 

BRAZIL

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION

ABREA (Associação Brasileira dos Expostos ao Amianto – Brazilian Association of Asbestos Victims)
Av. Santo Antônio, 683 - Jardim Alvorada
CEP: 06086-070 - Osasco - São Paulo - Brasil
Tel/Fax: (55 11) 3681-2710
Email: abrea@telnet.com.br or abrea@abrea.com.br
Web: http://www.abrea.org.br and http://www.abrea.com.br
Presidente: Eliezer João de Souza

See also: Virtual Ban Asbestos Network of Latin America
Coordinator: Fernanda Giannasi (founder member of ABREA)
Email: fer.giannasi@terra.com.br
Twitter: http://twitter.com/fergiannasi

REGIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

ABREA – Osasco, São Paulo
Eliezer João de Souza
Email: eliezer@abrea.com.br
Tel: (11) 8559-7948 ou 4141-9785

ABREA – São Caetano do Sul, São Paulo
Nestor de Souza
Tel: (11) 9218 -5198 ou 3451-9402

ABREA – Vale do Paraíba, São Paulo
Luiz Carlos Gomes
Email: luz.igo@hotmail.com
Tel: (12) 3912-4773 e 9701-7344

ABREA – Rio de Janeiro, Rio De Janeiro
Maria Lucia do Nascimento
Email: marialuciaabrea@gmail.com
Tel: (21) 9866-3717 ou com Inez (21) 3835-9253/9659-9504

ABEA (Associação Baiana dos Expostos ao Amianto) – Simões Filho, Bahia
Belmiro Silva dos Santos
Email: belmiro.abea@ig.com.br
Tel: (71) 3298-2856/3296-4575 e 8844-6543

ABEA – Poções, Bahia
Esmeraldo dos Santos Teixeira (Nego)
Email: nego@coperphoto.com.br ou coperphoto@coperphoto.com.br
Tel: (77) 9963-6203 ou 3431-1969

APREA (Associação Paranaense dos Expostos ao Amianto) – São José dos Pinhais, Paraná
Herbert Fruehauf
Email: hebert6974@brturbo.com.br
Tel: (41) 9196-9246 ou 3282-6974

AMEA (Associação Mineira dos Expostos ao Amianto) – Contagem, Minas Gerais
Fundação Nelson Vieira de Souza – Maria do Carmo Vieira de Souza
Email: rosariasouzafonseca@yahoo.com.br
Tel: (31) 8838-5435/9822-5696

AGEA (Associação Goiana dos Expostos ao Amianto) – Minaçu, Goiás
Lucia de Souza e Silva
Email: lumarques_01@hotmail.com
Tel: (62) 9265-7468

APEA (Associação Pernambucana dos Expostos ao Amianto) – Recife, Pernambuco
Marina de Albuquerque Avelino
Email: apea.varzea@gmail.com
Tel: (81) 8764-9812

 

ENGLAND

Doug Jewell
Asbestos Victims Support Groups Forum UK
Email: asbestosforum@wmht.co.uk
Tel: 0121 678 8853
Web: http://www.asbestosforum.org.uk/

Asbestos Awareness & Support Cymru
Tel: 02920 363550
Email: enquiries@a-a-s-c.org.uk
Web: http://www.a-a-s-c.org.uk

Asbestos in Schools Campaign
C/o Michael Lees
Tel: 01409 241 496
Email: michael@lees1262.fsworld.co.uk
Web: http://www.asbestosexposureschools.co.uk

Asbestos Support West Midlands
138 Digbeth
Birmingham B5 6DR
Tel: 0121 678 8883
Email: dougj@wmht.co.uk, juliec@wmht.co.uk and asbestosinfo@wmht.co.uk
Web: http://www.asbestossupportwm.org

Cumbria Asbestos Related Disease Support (CARDS)
Tel: 01423 206570
Email: cardsadvice@gmail.com
Web: http://www.cumbria-ards.co.uk/

Bradford Asbestos Victims Support Group
Workers' Health Advice Team
c/o Bradford Resource Centre
17-21 Chapel Street
Bradford, BD1 5DT
Tel: 01274 393949
Email: contact@what-bradford.org.uk

Eileen Coffey
Cheshire Asbestos Victims Support Group
3 Fryer Street, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 1ND
Tel: 01928 576641
Fax: 01928 576649
Email: cavsg@btconnect.com
Web: http://cavsg.co.uk

Joanne Carlin
Derbyshire Asbestos Support Team
34 Glumengate
Chesterfield S40 1TX
Tel: 01623 380415
Email: mail@asbestossupport.co.uk
Web: http://www.asbestossupport.co.uk

Graham Dring
Greater Manchester Asbestos Victims Support Group (GMAVSG)
Windrush Millennium Centre
70 Alexandra Road
Moss Side
Manchester M16 7WD
Tel: 0161 636 7555
Fax: 0161 636 7556
Email: asbestos.mcr@gmail.com
Web: http://www.asbestos-victims-support.org

Hampshire Asbestos Support & Awareness Group (HASAG)
79 Radstock Road
Southampton
Hampshire, SO19 2HT
Tel: 02380 010 015 & 02380 010 16
Email: lisa@hasag.co.uk or lynne@hasag.co.uk
Web: http://www.hasag.co.uk

Kimberley Stubbs
June Hancock Mesothelioma Research Fund
Riverside East
2 Millsands
Sheffield S3 8DT
Tel: (+44) 114 274 4420 Email: info@junehancockfund.org or kimike91@yahoo.co.uk Web: http://www.junehancockfund.org

John Flanagan
Merseyside Asbestos Victims Support Group
Suite 32, 2nd Floor
Oriel Chambers
14 Water Street
Liverpool L2 8TD
England
Tel: 0151 236 1895
Fax: 0151 236 1895
Email: gfr15@dial.pipex.com
Web: http://www.asbestosdiseases.org.uk

Chris Knighton
Mick Knighton Mesothelioma Research Fund (MKRFF)
c/o British Lung Foundation
Sir G B Hunter Memorial Hospital
The Green
Wallsend
NE28 7PB
Tel: 0191 263 7386
Email: cknighton-mkmrf@btconnect.com
Web:http://www.mickknightonmesorf.org/

Northern Region Asbestos Support and Campaign Group
Wallsend People's Centre
10 Frank Street
Wallsend NE286RN
Tel: 0191 200 7198
Email: asbestos@wallsend.org
Web: http://www.wallsendmem.org

Paula Walker
Sheffield and Rotherham Asbestos Group
The RAIN Building
Eastwood Lane
Rotherham S65 1EQ
Tel: 01709 360 672
Email: sarag@rainbuilding.org.uk
Web: http://www.saragasbestossupport.org

 

FRANCE

Ban Asbestos France

Patrick Herman
BAN ASBESTOS
Algues
12230 NANT
France
Email: banasbestos@ban-asbestos-france.com Web: http://www.ban-asbestos-france.com/

ANDEVA (Association Nationale de Defense des Victimes de l’Amiante)
8 rue Charles Pathé
94300 Vincennes 
France
Tel: +33 (0)1 41 93 73 87
Fax: +33 (0)1 43 74 48 12
Email: andeva@wanadoo.fr
Web: http://andeva.fr

 

GERMANY

Bundesverband der Asbestose Selbsthilfegruppen e.V.
Contact:
Dr. Evelyn Glensk (international affairs)
Vierhöfener Str. 7
21441 Garstedt
Email: glensk-bundesverband@asbesterkrankungen.de
Tel Office: 0049 40 42837 3583
Tel Private: 0049 4173 505220
Fax: 0049 427948 215
Web: http://www.asbesterkrankungen.de

 

HONG KONG

Association for the Rights of Industrial Accident Victims (ARIAV)
(established 1981)
1/F., Lam Tin (West) Estate Community Centre
71 Kai Tin Road
Kln., Hong Kong
Contact: Chan Kam Hong  (Chief Executive)
Tel: (852) 2366 5965
Fax: (852) 2243 6446
Email: info@ariav.org.hk and hongchan84@yahoo.com.hk
Web: http://www.hkwhc.org.hk

 

INDONESIA

Indonesia Ban Asbestos Network (INA BAN)
Jl. Terminal Cileunyi No.3
Bandung, West Java, Indonesia
Contact: Dimu Pratama
Email: dimupratama@lionindonesia.org

 

ITALY

Associazione Familiari Vittime Amianto (AFeVA)
Casale Monferrato
Italy
Contact: Alessandro Pugno
Email: alessandro.pugno@libero.it
Bruno Pesce: vertenzamianto@gmail.com
Nicola Pondrano: n.pondrano@inca.it
Web: http://www.afeva.it/

 

JAPAN

Jun'ichi Nukushina
Japan Citizen's Network for Wiping Out Asbestos
Institute for Molecular and Cellular Biosciences
University of Tokyo
1-1-1 Yayoicho
Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113
Japan

Sugio Furuya
BANJAN: Ban Asbestos Network Japan
5th floor, Z Building, 7-10-1 Kameido
Koto-ku, Tokyo, 136-0071
Japan
Tel: +81-3-3636-3882
Fax: +81-3-3636-3881
Email: banjan@au.wakwak.com
Web: http://park3.wakwak.com/~banjan/

 

NETHERLANDS

Comité Asbestslachtoffers
Lijndraaier 157
1625 ZW HOORN
The Netherlands
Tel: +31 229 265137
Email: info@comiteasbestslachtoffers.nl
Web: http://www.comiteasbestslachtoffers.nl/

 

NORTHERN IRELAND

Fiona Sterritt (Company Secretary)
Justice for Asbestos Victims (JAV)
523 Antrim Road, Belfast, BT15 3BS
Tel: 028 90783923
Email: jav_ire@hotmail.com

 

SCOTLAND

Asbestos Action Tayside
Ground Floor
Royal Exchange
Panmure Street
Dundee DD1 1DU
Tel: 01382 225715
Email: alison@asbestosactiontayside.org.uk or
john@asbestosactiontayside.org.uk
Web: http://www.asbestosactiontayside.org.uk

Phyllis Craig
Clydeside Action on Asbestos (CAA)
245 High Street
Glasgow, Scotland G40QR
Tel: 0141 552 8852
Email: admin@clydesideaction.co.uk
Web: http://www.clydesideactiononasbestos.org.uk/

Clydebank Asbestos Group
8 Crown Avenue
Clydebank
Scotland G81 3BW
Tel: 0141 951 1008
Fax: 0141 562 0045
Email: clydebankasbestos@ntlbusiness.com
Web: http://www.clydebankasbestos.org

 

SPAIN

Federacion Espanola de Associaciones de Victimas del Amianto (AVIDA)
[Spanish Association of Asbestos Victims]

Email: (President Jean Carlos) jcpaul@telefonica.net
Web: http://www.avida.es/

 

SWITZERLAND

Verein für Asbestopfer und Angehörige
(Society for Asbestos Victims and Relatives)
Untermüli 6
Postfach 2555
CH-6302 Zug
Tel: 041 766 47 77
Fax: 041 766 47 78
Email: sekretariat@asbestopfer.ch

Pierrette Iselin
Caova, comité d'orientation et de défense des victimes de l'amiante
Girarde 15
1066 Epalinges
Tel: 00 41 79 732 96 36
Email: iselin@worldcom.ch or
info@caova.ch
Web: http://www.caova.ch

 

UNITED STATES

Linda Reinstein (Executive Director and Cofounder)
Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO)
1525 Aviation Boulevard Suite 318
Redondo Beach, California 90278
Tel: (310) 437-3886
Email: Linda@AsbestosDiseaseAwareness.org or info@asbestosdiseaseawareness.org
Web: http://www.asbestosdiseaseawareness.org

Gayla Benefield
Libby Asbestos Victim's Support
245 Cedar Meadows Rd
Libby, MT 59923
USA
Tel: (406) 293-5535

Mary Hesdorffer, Executive Director
Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
1317 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel: (703) 879-3797
Email: mary@curemeso.org
Web: http://www.curemeso.org

WALES

Asbestos Awareness & Support Cymru
Tel: 02920 363550
Email: enquiries@a-a-s-c.org.uk
Web: http://www.a-a-s-c.org.uk

 

 

 

 

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