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Choosing a Wheelchair (Video)

This new award-winning film has been made to help you to choose the right wheelchair. This is a crucial decision for many disabled people, because getting the right chair set-up can greatly improve a person’s function, quality of life and long-term outcome. This film’s content has been verified by leading experts who volunteered their services. They deserve our thanks. The film….. Read More

Scope    Email : helpline@scope.org.uk

Scope: About disability: Scope is a charity that exists to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else. Until then, we’ll be here. Our purpose Scope exists to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else. Until then, we’ll be here. We provide support, information and….. Read More

Time To Change    Email : info@time-to-change.org.uk

Become a champion: Time to Change champions get amazing opportunities every day to challenge mental health stigma and discrimination. Join today. Get involved at work: Join hundreds of other organisations and bring Time to Change to your workplace. Take the mental health quiz: How much do you know about mental health and stigma? Take the quiz. Latest personal stories Mental….. Read More

Disability Rights UK    Email : enquiries@disabilityrightsuk.org

A charity that promotes disabled people’s values and rights. Our Mission: We are disabled people leading change: In 3 years we will enable at least 50,000 diverse disabled people to have voice and influence, connecting with each other and with us. We support change agents and enable disabled people to exert power and influence. We will work in partnership with….. Read More

The Children’s Society    Email : supportercare@childrenssociety.org.uk

The Children’s Society supports 48,000 children and young people every year through our specialist services and children’s centres. We believe in achieving a better childhood for every child but have a particular focus on children who have nowhere else to turn, such as young refugees, children at risk on the streets, disabled children and children in trouble with the law…… Read More

CareAware    Email : enquiries@careaware.co.uk

CareAware is a non profit making public information, advisory and advocacy service specialising in elderly care funding advice in the UK. A one stop shop for free advice on care fee funding for older people. Our objectives are to improve public understanding and knowledge about the UK care system, to reinforce the rights and choices of the individual and to assist….. Read More

Purple    Email : hello@wearepurple.org.uk

Purple aims to be the catalyst for change in creating a world where disability presents no barrier for individuals or business. Our goals over the next decade are threefold: Firstly, we aim to help more than 20,000 disabled people to find permanent jobs, providing the largest recruitment agency of its type to help both disabled people and businesses flourish. We will….. Read More

AbilityNet    Email : enquiries@abilitynet.org.uk

AbilityNet is a UK pan-disability charity which is committed to creating a world where information and communications technology is not a barrier to people but rather enables them to live their lives to achieve their full potential whether at home, through education or in work. Accessibility services Are your website, apps and digital services accessible and legally compliant?   Workplace….. Read More

Accessible Southwest

Online Disability Resource South West.

Advice Guide

Adviceguide provides basic advice and information your rights, run by The National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux

British Council Of Disabled People (BCODP)

If you want to know about UKdpp you are in the right place, although DPP can mean a lot of different things to different people. For example it could perhaps mean disability protection policy or some would take it to mean perhaps the Director of Public Prosecutions, or some kind of other law related issue perhaps. It could even have….. Read More

Capability Scotland

Provides a range of services to disabled children and adults in Scotland.

Cerebra

Founded in 2001, Cerebra is a unique national charity that strives to improve the lives of children with neurological conditions, through research, information and direct, on-going support. Living with neurological conditions can make life very hard, not just for the child, but for their family too. At Cerebra, with the help of our supporters, we aim to make it easier…… Read More

Citizens Advice

Free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. Offer advice on money and debt, and may be able to help access local grant-makers.

DIAL UK

Information and Advice for Disabled People: DIAL UK is the national organisation for the DIAL network, which provides services to disability information and advice providers.

Directgov

The Government website for Disability information in areas such as employment, health and education; advice for disabled people on independent living, leisure, financial support and rights.

Disabilities and Working

People with disabilities may be concerned about the limited job prospects they will face when seeking employment. However, there are training and support programs that can help disabled job seekers to increase their chances of finding work. Disabled job applicants and employers are guaranteed fair and equal treatment by the Equality Act 2010: regardless of what your physical or learning….. Read More

Disability-Advice

Reviews and advice for disabled people by disabled people. An online directory of support and advice services to assist disabled people their families and their carers.

DisabilityReports.org

Our mission is to provide valuable information to all people living with a disability of any type and of any age. When someone becomes disabled they, their family and friends all share in the experience. We encourage family and friend member account sharing so that everyone involved is informed and can help.

Disabled Living

Disabled Living is a charity which provides impartial information about equipment (assistive technology) and services for disabled adults, children, older people and the professionals who support them Located in Worsley in a purpose built centre and working in partnership with Salford Community Equipment Services and other Local Authorities, Disabled Living offer a wide range of services to support independent living,….. Read More

Disabled Motoring UK    Email : info@disabledmotoring.org

Disabled Motoring UK provides a mobility information service to the general public where Disabled Motoring UK can give basic information and signpost to relevant organisations. A campaigning charity for disabled drivers, passengers, and blue badge holders in the United Kingdom. Disabled Motoring UK lobbies the government and businesses to improve parking, access, and refuelling services for disabled people. Disabled Motoring UK does not just….. Read More

Disabled Parents Network

A UK network of disabled parents with news, helpline and a range of resources.

Disabled People’s International

About the organisation’s mission, member groups, and publications.

Disabled World

Worldwide disability news and information.

Equal Lives    Email : info@equallives.org.uk

Equal Lives is led by people who face disabling barriers and is dedicated to making your voice heard. We support people to empower themselves to live independent lives. Our aim is to give you the support you need to live your own life and to remove disabling barriers. We are very involved in campaigning on issues that affect you to try and….. Read More

Equality Advisory & Support Service (EASS)

The Helpline advises and assists individuals on issues relating to equality and human rights, across England, Scotland and Wales. Also accept referrals from organisations which, due to capacity or funding issues, are unable to provide face to face advice to local users of their services.

Headway

The National Head Injuries Association limited Brain injury association that promotes public awareness of all aspects of head injury and provides information, support and services to people with head injuries and the people around them. Lists local groups and branches.

NHS Choices

Follow the link to visit the pages which give a wide variety of advice and information about living with disability, you can also view a video about disability and exercise and also a case study about running with an artificial limb.

Relate

Counselling, support and information for all relationships. We’re the UK’s largest provider of relationship support, and every year we help over a million people of all ages, backgrounds and sexual orientations to strengthen their relationships. Find out more about what we do and how we can help you here.

Samaritans

If something’s troubling you, then get in touch. Samaritans are here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Special Needs Jungle

Special Needs Jungle is providing resources, training and information for parents and carers of children and young people with special needs and disabilities.

StepChange

StepChange is the UK’s leading debt advice charity, and StepChange have been helping people break free from problem debt for 20 years.

The Shane Project

Our main aim is the relief of sickness amongst people living with MS, their families and carers particularly from the African/Caribbean and Ethnic Minority Communities but not exclusive by any mean. We do this through the provision of telephone support helpline, monthly workshops & seminars, research updates, emotional & counselling support, befriending & mentoring, network clubs, awareness raising campaigns and….. Read More

Vulnerable people – NHS Choices

Information and protection advice for Vulnerable Adults – particularly the Elderly. What to look for, what you can do and who you should contact if you suspect a vulnerable adult is at risk of harm.

Warm Zones

Warm Zones CIC is a Community Interest, not for profit Company, limited by guarantee. This social enterprise has been successfully operating since 2001 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of National Energy Action. Warm Zones is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company that aims tofacilitate the efficient and effective integrated and appropriate delivery of practical measures to alleviate fuel poverty and….. Read More

Disabled Directory Index:

Directory of Charities & Resources for Disability, Mobility & Independent Living

1 HM Government UK Services & Information for Disabled People, Campaigning | Influencing | Promoting | Fighting for Rights | Justice | Equality | Access | Inclusion | Independent Living | Reform, Disability Access Information to Venues, Disability Accessible Travel & Transport, Disability News & Media, Disability Politics, Disability Sports Clubs & Associations, Disabled Accessible UK Tourism & Holidays Guides, Disabled Online Community Forums | Health Discussion Forums | Social Networks, Disabled Online Friendship & Dating, Find a Care Home in Your Area (Guides & Directories), Find a Homecare Agency | Care Worker | Care Support Service near you, Find a Solicitor in your local area, Supports for Advice | Information, Supports for Advocacy, Supports for Arts & Culture, Supports for Benefits & Grants, Supports for Blind & Partially Sighted, Supports for Brain Injuries, Supports for Cancer Patients & Research, Supports for Carers, Supports for Deaf | Hard of Hearing | BSL, Supports for Deafblind, Supports for Disabled Children, Young People & Their Families, Supports for Driving | Motoring, Supports for Education & Learning, Supports for Employment & Training, Supports for Holidays & Accommodation, Supports for Housing & Accommodation, Supports for Learning Disabilities | Autism, Supports for Legal Advice, Supports for Mental Health, Supports for Mobility Aids, Equipment, IT & Technologies, Supports for Older Adults, Supports for Physical Impairments and Cerebral Palsy, Supports for Social Care, Supports for Specific Disabilities, Disorders, Diseases & Conditions, Supports for Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN), Supports for Spinal Injuries, Supports for Sports, Adventure, Gardening & Leisure, Supports for Volunteering & Voluntary Service, Supports to all Crown Dependencies communities, Supports to all East Midlands Communities, Supports to all Greater London Communities, Supports to all North East Communities, Supports to all North West Communities, Supports to all Northern Ireland Communities, Supports to all Scotland Communities, Supports to all South East Communities, Supports to all South West Communities, Supports to all Wales Communities, Supports to all West Midlands Communities, Supports to people in Crisis | Emergencies | Conflicts | Natural Disasters | Disadvantaged Globally,