What we do at Ian's Chain

The Ian's Chain family has grown over the years and we are so proud of everyone who has helped us along the way to achieve what we have, you can see the highlights if you click here.

But that's only the story so far . . . the committee both in the UK and the USA have lots of ideas and we will be continuing with our awareness and fund raising on both sides of the pond.

Our big achievement for 2016 was being approved to run the Leicester SOBS group who Ian's Chain funded for 3 years.

Thanks for looking and if you want to drop us a line, please feel free to do so.

Support other groups

We are actively raising funds to put people through this amazing training.  Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognise when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety.

One of the proud involvements of Ian's Chain is to support other groups that help others. 

We have funded 2 SOBS groups to run for a number of years.

In recent years we donated funds to assist a hospital theatre being built in Sierra Leone and have recently funded learning materials for a school in the same area.

We have also assisted chARTUK and we were delighted to give a cheque to them to help continue their great work.


We have a great relationship with the volunteers at RACPA who work tirelessly with victims and survivors of childhood sexual abuse.


Take a look at our Strategic Partners page for more info on these great associations.


Music gigs

Whether it be in the UK or in the USA, we organise music gigs to raise funds for Ian's Chain covering a wide range of music tastes.

To date we have held 5 in the UK and 5 in Philadelphia with 2 more in the planning and organising stages.

Receive donations

Ian's Chain relies entirely on donations and fund raising.  If you can, please donate using the button above.

Thanks for the lovely people who do just that for us every month.

Helpful websites
and information
The Samaritans

An organisation who operate 24 hours per day aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide often through their telephone helpline.


Call 116 123


The only organisation in the UK that supports all members of the emergency services, both serving and retired, voluntary, family and friends. PTSD999 is completely independent and funded by private donations and products they deliver.


Call 01223 755130


​​A charity that exists to give young people hope and to prevent young suicide.


Call 0800 0684141