Supports for Mobility Aids, Equipment, IT & Technologies - Helping Charities | Resources

Turn2us    Email : adam.lake@turn2us.org.uk.

Turn2us is a national charity that helps people in financial hardship gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services. Charitable service which helps people access the money available to them – through welfare benefits, grants and other help. Financial assistance and other forms of support are often available from grant-giving charities, depending on your particular background and circumstances…… Read More

British Red Cross – Borrow a Mobility Aid    Email : supportercare@redcross.org.uk

Mobility aids How can I borrow a wheelchair or other mobility aid? Click the ‘Borrow a mobility aid’ link below. Enter your postcode and hit ‘search’. Choose your local office and click the ‘request’ button. Complete the form and we’ll be in touch. BORROW A MOBILITY AID What kind of equipment can I borrow? We provide short-term loans of wheelchairs….. Read More

Caudwell Children    Email : charity@caudwellchildren.com

Caudwell Children provide family support services, equipment, treatment and therapies for disabled children and their families across the UK.  Caudwell Children also run an Enable Sport programme for talented disabled athletes and a Destination Dreams holiday for children fighting life threatening conditions.   How We Help Core Service Information Sheets How We Help Family Services Equipment Services Treatment Services STEP….. Read More

Shopmobility

The NFSUK is a federation that brings together Shopmobility schemes up and down the country. Shopmobility schemes allow you access to wheelchairs and scooters which provides you with greater access to shopping facilities in your area and gives you more freedom and independence. This directory gives you the access to the Shopmobility addresses and phone numbers. If you have any….. Read More

Whizz-Kidz    Email : info@whizz-kidz.org.uk.

Whizz-Kidz is an organisation dedicated to improving the independence and esteem of young Disabled People, through supporting active lifestyles and greater mobility, at school at play and at home. A national wheelchair accessible organisation that operates a nationwide network of ambassadors, runs clubs in a host of localities, creates work placement and skills training opportunities, runs the Kidz Board which….. Read More

Leonard Cheshire Disability    Email : customerhelpline@leonardcheshire.org

Leonard Cheshire Disability Charity offers a wide rage of services, including providing accommodation services, personalised care and support services and social, education and leisure services. What we do: We support disabled people to have the freedom to live their lives the way they choose. What we do goes far beyond providing social care. We help disabled people find and remain in….. Read More

NewLife

Newlife Foundation is a children’s charity that provides grants for aids and equipment for children with special needs in the UK.

Brighter Future Workshop

Brighter Future Workshop (BFW) is a multi-award winning charity and Social Enterprise that exists to help people with disabilities to regain or retain their mobility by providing new and recycled mobility equipment and aids at a cost effective price.

Canine Partners

Assists people with disabilities to enjoy greater independence and a better quality of life, by providing specially trained assistance dogs.

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

CharlottesTandems

A charity that lends, at no cost, tandems and tag-alongs to people with disabilities or additional needs, who are unable to ride a bike safely on their own, so that they can enjoy the wonders of cycling.

Children Today    Email : info@childrentoday.org.uk

Children Today is a charity that raises funds to provide specialised equipment and services for children and young people with disabilities throughout the UK.

Dan Maskell Tennis Trust

The Dan Maskell Tennis Trust is a tennis charity that raises funds for people with disabilities. Formed in 1997 and named after the late Dan Maskell “the voice of Wimbledon”, the Trust grant aids individuals, disability groups and programmes, clubs, schools and associations to help with the purchase of wheelchairs, tennis equipment and grants for coaching. Tennis is great fun….. Read More

Demand

DEMAND is a charity dedicated to helping people with disabilities that require bespoke equipment to help them with their everyday lives.

Designability

Designability is a national charity joining expertise and knowledge to enhance people’s lives. Designability are engineering and design experts with a passion for creating life-changing assistive technologies.

Disability Equipment Service

A charity website that lists all kinds of second-hand disability equipment including manual wheelchairs, electric wheel chairs, hearing & sight equipment, mobility aids, scooters, stairlifts, walking aids and much more, sold by individuals in specific areas. Contacts details are provided.

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 Living Foundation

A charity that has been providing expert advice on matters relating to aids and equipment for independent living. It maintains and updates a huge bank of product and supplier information and disseminates advice and information in a variety of ways including a telephone Helpline.

Dogs for the Disabled

Dogs for the Disabled is a pioneering charity that trains assistance dogs for children and adults with physical disabilities, and families with a child with autism.

Elifar Foundation

The Elifar Foundation is a small charity which aims to help improve the care, facilities and equipment available to profoundly disabled children and young adults both at home or in residential care.

Enabled by Design

Enabled by Design is a social business, consultancy and online community dedicated to the concept of design for all. Born out of a desire to challenge the one size fits all model of assistive equipment and looking to find a better way, Enabled by Design’s strength lies in its person centred approach, engaging and working with individuals, service providers and….. Read More

Fair Mobility    Email : nfo@fair-mobility.org.uk

Fair Mobility was founded by Ann & Barry Voce as a registered charity with the aim of providing mobility equipment at major events in the UK for the benefit of people with disabilities. If you are disabled, have difficulty and pain when walking or even standing for any length of time, it can spoil your enjoyment of large outdoor or indoor….. Read More

Lifeline 4 Kids

  Lifeline 4 Kids were formed for one purpose — to provide equipment to help improve the quality of life for children with disabilities and special needs irrespective of race or creed. For the individual child Lifeline 4 Kids provide the full spectrum of specialised equipment such as electric wheelchairs, mobility aids and varying items including specialised computers and sensory….. Read More

MERU    Email : info@meru.org.uk

MERU use their design and engineering skills to custom-make disability equipment for children to exactly meet their needs and to help them achieve their goals. MERU is a charity that designs and makes life-changing equipment for disabled youngsters when no existing product meets their needs. Serving children and young people aged 0-25 all over South East England; MERU creates a….. Read More

Motivation (Wheelchair Design)

A charity, Motivation helps people to get the right wheelchair in the right way – to stay healthy, get mobile and play an active part in their communities.

Phoenix Children’s Foundation

The Phoenix Children’s Foundation is a registered charity, set up in 2006 to provide specialist equipment and/or therapeutic activities for disabled terminally ill and special needs children, in order to enhance the quality of their lives.

React

React – Rapid Effective Assistance for Children with Potentially Terminal illness is a dynamic charity working to improve the quality of life for children with life-limiting illnesses living in financially disadvantaged households throughout the UK. React supply a wide range of equipment from specialist wheelchairs, beds, baths, and mobility aids, to essential everyday items like washing machines and tumble dryers.

REMAP (Scotland)    Email : remap-scotland@btconnect.com

REMAP (Scotland) are a Scottish charity offering a dedicated service to most of Scotland through their 14 area panels. Closely associated with their sister charity REMAP, which covers England, Northern Ireland and Wales (http://www.remap.org.uk), they share a common aim and objective: to design, manufacture and supply individual equipment and adaptation solutions for disabled people where no commercial solutions currently exist…… Read More

REMAP (Technical Equipment for Disabled People)

Remap is a national charity working through local groups of skilled volunteers to help people with disabilities achieve independence and a better quality of life. REMAP make or modify equipment when nothing suitable is available through mainstream sources.

Strongbones Children’s Charitable Trust    Email : Trustees@strongbones.org.uk

Strongbones have funds available to donate towards arthritis, scoliosis, brittle bone disease and all other conditions of the bone. They provide grants for medical equipment, computers/software, toys, sensory equipment, short breaks away, days out and proven household bills.

The ACT Foundation

ACT provides grants to individuals and other charities, principally in the UK, with the aim of enhancing the quality of life for people in need, (specifically the mentally and physically disabled). ACT’s grants generally fall into the following areas: building (funding modifications such as stairlifts, bathroom adaptations and vehicle adaptations), equipment (provision of specialised wheelchairs, other mobility aids and equipment including….. Read More

THE CHILD CARE ACTION TRUST

Since formation, The Child Care Action Trust has helped more than eight hundred disabled children, living in the United Kingdom (some many times), by the provision of many other forms of equipment and facilities such as Conductive Education, to provide relief for these children, that are not freely available from the health service, social services or affordable by their families.

The Sequal Trust

Setting lively minds free – The Sequal Trust aims to bridge the communication gap by supplying specialist communication equipment for disabled people of all ages across the UK.

Variety

The Variety Club works to help improve the lives of sick, disabled and disadvantaged children and young people up to the age of 19 years across the UK, providing basic items that will improve the lives of individual children. Each year they donate electric wheelchairs, specialist beds, car seats, sensory equipment, standing frames and many other items that can change….. Read More

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