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

There are a huge number of charities and non-profit organisations who offer a wide range of information and support services to the Disabled and elderly people for disability, mobility and independent living in the UK. Most of the charities offer more than one kind of service. For more detailed information on the organisations listed, please click on the title name heading of the organisation you are interested in. This will open an external link to their website from where you can read more on their support & services.

Please note: Disabled Directory takes no responsibility for the contents of other sites‚ nor can it be responsible for any of the material. If you are unhappy with the content of any of the sites‚ please direct your comments to the specific organisation.

1 HM Government UK Services & Information for Disabled People


HM Government: Transport if you’re disabled

Information & advice for transport on Trains, Planes, Cars, buses and coaches, Taxis and minicabs & wheelchairs. Transport if you’re disabled | Trains | Planes | Cars, buses and coaches | Taxis and minicabs | Ships | Wheelchairs | 1. Trains: You can give National Rail train companies advance notice if you think you’ll need any help from staff. You can also check if a….. Read More

HM Government: Benefits and financial help for Disabled People

Benefits and financial help: Access to Elected Office Fund | Apply for a Disabled Facilities Grant | Attendance Allowance | Become an appointee for someone claiming benefits | Benefits calculators | Disability Benefits Centre | Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for adults | Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for children | Disability premiums (Income Support) | Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) | Financial help if you’re disabled | Incapacity Benefit | Independent Living Fund |….. Read More

HM Government: Find your local council

Find the contact details and website for your local council. Start now on the local council directory. Local councils and services: Understand how your council works | Morein Local councils and services | Housing and local services: Council Tax | Council housing | More | Local councils and services: A to Z | Alcohol licensing in your area | Appeal a decision about a lawful development certificate | Appeal a decision….. Read More

HM Government Services & Information

The best place to find government services and information. Simpler, clearer, faster. The special section for Disabled people Includes carers, your rights, benefits and the Equality Act. Here you can see all policies, announcements, publications,statistics and consultations. Services and information: Benefits | Births, deaths, marriages and care | Business and self-employed | Childcare and parenting | Citizenship and living in the UK | Crime, justice and the law | Disabled people |….. Read More

HM Government: Visas and immigration

Standard Visitor visa | Overview | Eligibility | Documents you must provide | If you’re under 18 | Apply | Extend your visa | 1. Overview | You can apply for a Standard Visitor visa if you want to visit the UK: for leisure, eg on holiday or to see your family and friends | for business, or to take part in sports or creative….. Read More

Campaigning | Influencing | Promoting | Fighting for Rights | Justice | Equality | Access | Inclusion | Independent Living | Reform - Helping Charities | Resources


Care & Support Alliance    Email : csa@nas.org.uk

We represent over 80 of Great Britain’s leading charities campaigning alongside the millions of older people, disabled people and their carers who deserve decent care. We believe there is a strong case for change and are working with our members towards reform. CSA Case for Change 1. The social care system is broken and seriously underfunded. It cannot cope with….. 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

Mind – Campaigns    Email : supporterservices@mind.org.uk

We’ll fight your corner. We believe everyone with a mental health problem should be able to access excellent care and services. We also believe you should be treated fairly, positively and with respect. Life Support Our new campaign is all about the support people with mental health problems need in their homes and communities to stay well and live a….. Read More

Ariadne UK    Email : jenny.oppenheimer@ariadne-network.eu

Ariadne is a European peer-to-peer network of more than 500 funders and philanthropists who support social change and human rights. Ariadne helps those using private resources for public good achieve more together than they can alone by linking them to other funders and providing practical tools of support. Ariadne UK currently has more than 150 members, these come from a diverse….. Read More

United Kingdom Disabled People’s Council (UKDPC)    Email : ceo@ukdpc.net

Welcome to UKDPC. We are the national umbrella organisation of disabled people, run and controlled by, and representing the voices of disabled people in the UK. Along with our members, we believe in, and strive for, the full inclusion of disabled people in society and the workplace. For us, inclusion is a human rights and civil liberties issue that must….. Read More

United Response    Email : info@unitedresponse.org.uk

United Response is a national charity that supports people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and physical disabilities to take control of their lives. Person centred support The support we provide depends on what you need and want. We can provide 24-hour care and support, seven days a week, for people with complex needs. We can provide support to help….. Read More

Change – Start a Petition

The world’s platform for change: On Change.org, people everywhere are starting campaigns, mobilising supporters, and working with decision makers to drive solutions. The world’s platform for change: 157,503,971 people taking action. Victories every day. Start a petition Victories every day Millions of people are working with decision makers to create change at the local, national, and global level. Business model We are….. Read More

Disability News Service (DNS)    Email : john@disabilitynewsservice.com

Managed by John Pring, the news service focuses on issues such as discrimination, equality, independent living, disability benefits, poverty and human rights.  He launched DNS in April 2009 to address the absence of in-depth reporting in both the specialist and mainstream media on issues that affect the lives of disabled people. John Pring is the editor of  Disability News Service….. Read More

Disability Politics UK    Email : info@disabilitypolitics.org.uk

There are over 10 million disabled people in the UK.  Yet there are only a handful of MPs who have declared that they are disabled. Disabled people are far less likely to be in employment.  In March 2013, the UK employment rate among working age disabled people was 49%, compared to 81.8% for non disabled people. The poverty rate for disabled….. 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

Netzkraft Movement – International Networking

International network of persons and groups who commit themselves – socially, politically, ecologically or spiritually. Is based on the willingness to meet other net participants and to support them if possible: principle of solidarity. Basic consensus of three common objectives: International body for peace, human rights and environment within the United Nations. Sustainable ecological-social economic development. Decentralization of political power….. Read More

People First    Email : peoplefirstltd@gmail.com

People First is an organisation run by and for people with learning difficulties. The organisation aims to speak up and campaign for the rights of people with learning difficulties. We also aim to support self-advocacy groups across the country in their work. People First (Self Advocacy) is a national self-advocacy organisation run by and for people with learning difficulties. Our….. Read More

The National Care Forum (NCF)    Email : info@nationalcareforum.org.uk

“NCF has a mission to support our members to improve social care provision and enhance the quality of life, choice, control and wellbeing of people who use care services” The National Care Forum supports organisations providing care and support services throughout the UK.NCF promotes the benefits of the not-for-profit model of care services provision. NCF members are not-for-profit organisations, providing quality….. Read More

AboutEqualOpportunities    Email : jmarshall@pts.com

AboutEqualOpportunities was formed to offer a unique reference point on understanding equal rights and discrimination policy. In an ideal world, everybody would be offered equal opportunities without having to ask and nobody would be discriminated against for any reason. Unfortunately, it’s not an ideal world so we have set up EqualOpportunites to offer information and advice about this important subject…… Read More

AllTrials    Email : alltrials@senseaboutscience.org

It’s time all clinical trial results are reported. Patients, researchers, pharmacists, doctors and regulators everywhere will benefit from publication of clinical trial results. Wherever you are in the world please sign the petition: Thousands of clinical trials have not reported their results; some have not even been registered. Information on what was done and what was found in these trials….. Read More

Autistic UK    Email : autisticuk@gmail.com

Autistic UK is an Autistic People’s Organisation. The first national campaigning organisation in the UK run by autistic people. It aims to advance the interests of all autistic people and those with “related conditions”. It aims to promote and protect the civil and human rights of the autistic population and to campaign for the enforcement of the legislation which guarantees our….. Read More

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

British Institute of Human Rights (BIHR)    Email : info@bihr.org.uk

At BIHR we believe that human rights are the cornerstone of a modern democratic society, providing the rule book for governments on how they should treat us. In this way human rights provide a vital safety-net for us all, setting out the basic minimums that everyone should have simply because we are human. Here at home our Human Rights Act….. Read More

CAE

A registered charity; CAE has been the leading authority and resource in the UK, for over 40 years, on inclusive design and access to the built environment for disabled and older people.

Campaign for Better Transport    Email : info@bettertransport.org.uk

Our approach & strategy: Transport affects everyone, so we never work alone: we support hundreds of local groups and individuals around the country, and bring together dozens of national organisations. Together, we campaign in a number of different ways for sustainable transport. Achieving our vision requires substantial changes to transport policy in England and Wales. We aim to achieve this by….. Read More

CAMPAIGN TO END LONELINESS

The Campaign to End Loneliness aims to create connections in older age

Carer Watch

A campaign group for carers across the UK run by independent, unpaid carers.

Cedar Foundation

Cedar support and empower children and adults with disabilities throughout Northern Ireland. Core purpose is to provide exceptional services that meet the current and changing needs of people with disabilities.

Centre for Access to Football in Europe (CAFE)    Email : info@cafefootball.eu

Centre for Access to Football in Europe (CAFE) is a European wide charity established to achieve equal access to football – Total Football Total Access. CAFE is working with key stakeholders towards one clear aim; a more accessible and inclusive matchday experience for disabled supporters across Europe. CAFE has been funded by UEFA since its inception in 2009 when it….. Read More

Citizenship Foundation

The Citizenship Foundation inspires young people to take part in society as equal members.

Council for Disabled Children (CDC)

The Council for Disabled Children (CDC) is the umbrella body for the disabled children’s sector in England, with links to other UK nations.

Deaf Umbrella    Email : office@deafumbrella.com

Our mission is: to empower people who are Deaf by supporting their communication and promoting their opportunities for education and employment to help those working with people who are Deaf by providing high-quality support and professional development to enlighten and educate the wider community to the needs of Deaf people to support and secure employment for Deaf job seekers of….. Read More

Disabilities Forum

Gives advice, assistance and representation in matters concerning Housing, Benefits, Employment, Education, Training, Equipment Grants, Travel and Leisure.

Disability Awareness in Action

Disability Awareness in Action website.

Disability United

Disability United was set up with one simple dream in mind. We dream of a day when everyone with a disability is able to live their life the way they want; to go where they want to go, to do what they want to do. Despite improvements in legislation over the past 2 decades, we are still a long way….. Read More

DisabilityWales

Disability Wales/Anabledd Cymru – Works to promote the rights, recognition and support of all disabled people in Wales.

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 Peoples’ International

Disabled Peoples International (DPI) is a Human rights organization committed to the protection of the rights of people with disabilities and the promotion of their full and equal participation in society.  Established in 1981, DPI is represented through active membership of national organizations of disabled people. Includes online newsletter.

Disabled Ramblers

The Disabled Ramblers exists to help mobility-challenged people get back out into the countryside.  Able-bodied helpers are welcome to support members and to help with loading scooters and other jobs. We ramble in all weathers and over a variety of terrain. Our rambles are graded according to difficulty. Some are suitable for shopping buggies and power chairs whilst others need….. Read More

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.

Equality and Human Rights Commission

Equality and Human Rights Commission’s goal is “a society where all disabled people can participate fully as equal citizens”.

Every disabled child matters

Campaign for rights and justice for all disabled children.

fastuk

…any product or service designed to enable independence for disabled.

HM Government Equalities Office

Home Office unit responsible for equality strategy and legislation.

Inclusion London    Email : info@inclusionlondon.org.uk

Inclusion London supports 90 Deaf and Disabled Organisations working across every London borough. Through these organisations, our reach extends to over 70,000 Disabled Londoners and campaign for equality for Deaf and Disabled people.  

Level Playing Field – dedicated to disabled sports fans    Email : info@levelplayingfield.org.uk

LPF is a registered charity in England and Wales, and acts as a campaigning and advisory organisation to its membership and other parties across all sports. You will find information on disabled fans facilities at clubs and stadia, along with useful disability and access reports, guides, good practice documents and general disabled supporter information. You’ll also find the latest news….. Read More

Liberty

Liberty campaigns for civil liberties and human rights in the UK. Our members have been holding the powerful to account, changing the law and making the news for over eighty years. Who we are Liberty is also known as the National Council for Civil Liberties. Founded in 1934, we are a cross party, non-party membership organisation at the heart of….. Read More

Mental Health Resistance Network

The Mental Health Resistance Network was set up by people who live with mental distress.

ndti

National Development Team for inclusion – For people with learning disabilities.

Netmums

Netmums is a family of local sites that cover the UK, each site offering information to mothers on everything from where to find playgroups and how to eat healthily to where to meet other mothers.The local sites are backed by a wealth of parenting…

NIACE – The National Institute of Adult Continuing Learning

NIACE is the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, the national voice for lifelong learning.

Reclaiming Our Futures Alliance (ROFA)    Email : mail@rofa-admin.org.uk

Reclaiming Our Futures is an alliance of grass roots groups and disabled peoples’ organisations (DPOs) across the UK who have come together to defend disabled people’s rights and fight for an inclusive society. ROFA fights for a equality for Deaf and disabled people in the UK in the tradition of the international disability movement. We base our work on the….. Read More

Reduced Mobility Rights

Advocating access to aviation since 2011. Assisting passengers with special needs with their travel preparations, listening to their concerns, supporting their complaints is a crucial part of their research. They work together with airports and airlines to anticipate trends and craft innovative solutions before new needs arise to help the air travel industry deliver customer service excellence.

Regard    Email : secretary@regard.org.uk

Regard  is a national organisation of lesbians, gay men, bisexual, transgender and queer people (LGBTQ) who self-identify as disabled. We follow the Social Model of Disability. This is a way of thinking about disability that says it is society that needs to change by removing the barriers that deny us inclusion and equal rights. As with 90% of LGBTQ voluntary….. Read More

Skill (National Bureau for Students with Disabilities)

Promoting equality in education, training and employment for disabled people.

The Alliance for Inclusive Education (ALLFIE)

We are a national campaigning and information-sharing network led by disabled people. We campaign for all disabled learners to have the right to access and be supported in mainstream education. ALLFIE believes that the whole education experience should be inclusive of disabled learners, both inside and outside the classroom. Disabled and non-disabled learners learning together creates opportunities for the building of….. Read More

The Disabilities Trust

The Disabilities Trust website.

Trust for London    Email : info@trustforlondon.org.uk

The Trust was founded in 1891 as a direct result of the City of London Parochial Charities Act 1883. Under the 1883 Act the Trustees of the London Parochial Charities were to adminster the Trust, known as the City Parochial Foundation in the 1891 scheme. Our very first Chair, Sir Joseph Savory (the then Mayor of London, below), chaired the….. Read More

WOW Petition Campaign    Email : info@wowpetition.com

These are some of the activists and supporters of the WOW petition campaign, more are joining all the time, if you want to be involved… be involved! info@WOWpetition.com or catch any of us on Twitter!

YoungMinds

YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

Disability Access Information to Venues


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

DisabledGo    Email : enquiries@disabledgo.com

DisabledGo provides online access information to over 120,000 venues across the UK and Ireland. You can find out about access to all kinds of places including cinemas, hotels, hospitals, and tourist attractions among many others. The last 10 years have been a period of rapid growth and DisabledGo is now the UK’s leading provider of access information. Working in partnership….. Read More

Artsline

Disability access information service for access to theatres, cinemas, galleries, clubs and music venues in London. Artsline is a disabled led Charity established in 1981 to promote access for disabled people to arts and entertainment venues promoting the clear message that access equals inclusion. Initially this was achieved by campaigning with other disability arts organisation. Artsline set about this task….. Read More

Blue Badge Style

Redefining Disability With Style. Search stylish venues & their accessibility. Blue Badge Style is a Guide on What To Do, Where To Go, & What To Buy to maintain your sense of style whatever the disability. It’s the Vogue or Michelin Guide for the ‘less able’ community. Ensuring that wherever you go or whatever you do it is a positive,….. Read More

Can Do Can Go

Welcome to Can Do Can Go! We believe that disability shouldn’t be an obstacle to travel and are here with the aim of making travelling accessible for everyone. We do this in two main ways: We provide information on existing travel facilities and their accessibility features – or, as is all too often the case, the lack of them! –….. Read More

Changing Places

To find a toilet: Location Map and National Register.  The Changing Places Consortium launched its campaign in 2006 on behalf of the 1/4 of a million people who cannot use standard accessible toilets.This includes people with profound and multiple learning disabilities, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, as well as older people. Over a 1/4 million people need Changing….. Read More

Direct Enquiries    Email : customerservices@directenquiries.com

Nationwide disabled access register provide access information to hotels, nature reserves, restaurants, healthcare, Motability dealers, city guides, Transport, pubs and post offices. Online directory with a great London Underground accessible route planner that has platform-to-platform and platform-to-street-level information for every station. Direct Enquiries, The Nationwide Access Register, was developed in partnership with RADAR and the Employers’ Forum on Disability to….. Read More

Enabled City    Email : hello@enabledcity.com

It’s what we do . . . We help organisations communicate effectively, reach new markets and exceed legal obligations through our bolt-on value adding products and services. Our agile team combines 70 years of technology and service development, and 30 years within the disability sectors, our accessibility products are inclusively designed to have mainstream appeal, enabling clients to reach new….. Read More

Euan’s Guide    Email : hello@euansguide.com.

Euan’s Guide features disabled access reviews from disabled people and their friends and families. “The aim of Euan’s Guide is to empower disabled people by providing information that will give confidence and choices for getting out and about.” Euan MacDonald, Founder of Euan’s Guide. Euan’s Guide, a digital charity that is helping to open up towns and cities to disabled people everywhere…… Read More

Inclusive Britain

Direct Enquiries’ fully searchable database of restaurants, accommodation, accessible toilets and just about everything else you might need during a stay in Great Britain.

Inclusive London

Direct Enquiries’ fully searchable database of restaurants, accommodation, accessible toilets and just about everything else you might need during a stay in London. Also available as a handy iPhone app.

Radar NKS Key

The National Key Scheme (NKS) offers disabled people independent access to locked public toilets around the country. Toilets fitted with National Key Scheme (NKS) locks can now be found in shopping centres, pubs, cafés, department stores, bus and train stations and many other locations in most parts of the country. Alternative costs: With VAT – £5.40 European delivery – £5.40….. Read More

Walks With Wheelchairs    Email : marie@walkswith.com

…the only UK web-site totally dedicated to providing free information on routes that are suitable for those that use a wheelchair. The walks on our database have been tried and tested by ourselves, or those knowledgeable about routes in the great outdoors. If you can recommend a walk that you think is suitable then please login and share it with….. Read More

Disability Accessible Travel & Transport


HM Government: Transport if you’re disabled

Information & advice for transport on Trains, Planes, Cars, buses and coaches, Taxis and minicabs & wheelchairs. Transport if you’re disabled | Trains | Planes | Cars, buses and coaches | Taxis and minicabs | Ships | Wheelchairs | 1. Trains: You can give National Rail train companies advance notice if you think you’ll need any help from staff. You can also check if a….. Read More

Public Transport: A Guide for Older & Disabled People

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Transportforall (TfA)    Email : contactus@transportforall.org.uk

TfA, a registered charity, can help with all your general enquiries regarding accessible transport in London. How can TfA help you? There are many ways in which Transport for All can help you. The support we provide is free of charge and available to anyone that uses our website or contacts us. TfA can help with all your general enquiries regarding….. 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

Transport for London (TfL)

To plan a journey in and around London by public transport including by Tube, DLR, Buses, Roads, River, Tram and National Rail. How we are organised: There are three units, each with responsibility for different aspects of the organisation: Surface Transport Underground Crossrail Surface Transport covers the following areas: Buses Overground Docklands Light Railway Roads Cycling River services Tram Emirates….. Read More

megabus.com    Email : enquiries@megabus.com

megabus.com is the market-leading budget inter-city coach operator in the UK, Europe and North America. It is part of Stagecoach Group, the international transport group, which offers greener smarter travel at great value prices. The megabus.com service, which was first launched in the UK in 2003, offers fares from just £1/€1 (plus 50p/50c booking fee) across the UK. Linking over….. Read More

National Express

Aiming to run a 100 percent accessible coach network by late 2013, new vehicles are being steadily rolled out. Adapted coaches have a wide entrance, lift access, level flooring and a large toilet. Discounts for disabled passengers – up to half-price – are available on some services.

National Rail Enquiries

This website provides comprehensive information and service for Rail journeys. About National Rail Enquiries: We are the definitive source of customer information for all passenger rail services on the National Rail network in England, Wales and Scotland. NRE is part of the Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC), which is responsible for providing business services to the Train Operating Companies…… Read More

Trainline

Cheap train tickets – buy in advance and save 43%*. We help you save on rail tickets by highlighting the cheapest prices for your next UK national rail booking. You can benefit from great savings when buying your train tickets in advance. If you are flexible with your time of travel, use our best fare finder to find cheap train….. Read More

Frixo – For Current Road Traffic News & Reports for UK Motorways    Email : admin@frixo.com

At Frixo we provide current Road Traffic Reports. It’s a free service aimed at giving you live traffic news and information. Frixo specialises in traffic news and reports making it easy to use whether you’re about to make a journey or out and about using our mobile service. We specialise in giving traffic reports for UK motorways. Much of our….. Read More

Apply for or renew a Blue Badge

Answer questions about your disability, check your eligibility and fill in an application form to apply for or renew a Blue Badge. Your application will then be sent to your council for a decision. Before you start You’ll need the following to apply for or renew your Blue Badge the details of your current Blue Badge (if you have one)….. Read More

Campaign for Better Transport    Email : info@bettertransport.org.uk

Our approach & strategy: Transport affects everyone, so we never work alone: we support hundreds of local groups and individuals around the country, and bring together dozens of national organisations. Together, we campaign in a number of different ways for sustainable transport. Achieving our vision requires substantial changes to transport policy in England and Wales. We aim to achieve this by….. Read More

Can Do Can Go

Welcome to Can Do Can Go! We believe that disability shouldn’t be an obstacle to travel and are here with the aim of making travelling accessible for everyone. We do this in two main ways: We provide information on existing travel facilities and their accessibility features – or, as is all too often the case, the lack of them! –….. Read More

Disabled and Reduced Mobility Airport Guide

Travel advice for disabled people.

Enabled City    Email : hello@enabledcity.com

It’s what we do . . . We help organisations communicate effectively, reach new markets and exceed legal obligations through our bolt-on value adding products and services. Our agile team combines 70 years of technology and service development, and 30 years within the disability sectors, our accessibility products are inclusively designed to have mainstream appeal, enabling clients to reach new….. Read More

Gatwick Airport

Advice for disabled people about disabled facilities in Gatwick Airport.

Google Maps

An online website – Google maps provide directions from A to B with in the UK.

Heathrow Airport

Information about Facilities for those with Special Needs at Heathrow Airport.

Inclusive Britain

Direct Enquiries’ fully searchable database of restaurants, accommodation, accessible toilets and just about everything else you might need during a stay in Great Britain.

London Taxi Services

For booking taxi radio circuits (Computer Cab plc, Dial a Cab and Radio Taxis) in London.

Luton Airport

Information about Facilities for Those with Special Needs at Luton Airport.

Motability

The Motability Scheme enables disabled people to lease a new car, scooter or powered wheelchair by exchanging their Government funded mobility allowance.

Parkingforbluebadges

The blue badge map can show you where to park in over 100 towns and cities across the UK. Enter a postcode or place name above to start searching.

Radar NKS Key

The National Key Scheme (NKS) offers disabled people independent access to locked public toilets around the country. Toilets fitted with National Key Scheme (NKS) locks can now be found in shopping centres, pubs, cafés, department stores, bus and train stations and many other locations in most parts of the country. Alternative costs: With VAT – £5.40 European delivery – £5.40….. Read More

Reduced Mobility Rights

Advocating access to aviation since 2011. Assisting passengers with special needs with their travel preparations, listening to their concerns, supporting their complaints is a crucial part of their research. They work together with airports and airlines to anticipate trends and craft innovative solutions before new needs arise to help the air travel industry deliver customer service excellence.

Stansted Airport

Information about Stansted Airport disabled facilities

The Stray Wheel

This blog will be a combination of accounts of our trips, some tips and tricks that we have learned along the way that can make it easier for other wheelchair travellers to get around, news related to wheelchair travel as well as items of interest to other people with mobility impairment, reviews on equipment related to mobility aid, photos of….. Read More

Transport Scotland

Accessible transport – This section features information for people with mobility difficulties about road, rail, public transport and other modes of travel in Scotland.

Travel Matters

Travel Matters Enterprises is a not-for-profit Social Enterprise with twin objectives:  Operate both as a fully bonded Travel Agency and also as a training centre for individuals recovering from mental health problems.

Wheelchair Accessible Travel Guide by TripBuzz

Wheelchair users must not only consider how to get from point A to point B, but what they need to do to prepare for the trip, whether they’ll find wheelchair accessible accommodations and attractions at their destination, and even little ways to make traveling with a wheelchair easier. Without proper planning, wheelchair users may find traveling more frustrating than accessible.

Wheelchair Travel

Accessible transportation services for the disabled  traveller.

Disability News & Media - Newspapers, Magazines & Radio


Big Print    Email : helpline@rnib.org.uk

A weekly newspaper publication in large print produced by the RNIB. Includes TV and radio guides.

BSLZone

The British Sign Language Broadcasting Trust (BSLBT) commissions television programmes made in British Sign Language by Deaf people for Deaf people. All of these programmes are available to watch on our BSL Zone player. BSLBT was set up in 2008, with Ofcom’s approval,  to offer an alternative way for commercial broadcasters to meet their regulatory requirements to provide sign language on their qualifying….. Read More

Disability News Service (DNS)    Email : john@disabilitynewsservice.com

Managed by John Pring, the news service focuses on issues such as discrimination, equality, independent living, disability benefits, poverty and human rights.  He launched DNS in April 2009 to address the absence of in-depth reporting in both the specialist and mainstream media on issues that affect the lives of disabled people. John Pring is the editor of  Disability News Service….. Read More

Easy News magazine

Easy News is the first news magazine designed to be accessible for people with learning disabilities. Easy News uses simplified text and useful pictures to provide people with learning disabilities with easy to understand, politically neutral summaries of key news stories and events. Why make the news accessible? Easy News aims to encourage discussion around news stories and keep readers….. Read More

See Hear

BBC-TV weekly magazine programme for deaf and hard of hearing people, produced in sign language with open subtitles.

Symbolworld    Email : info@symbolworld.org

Symbolworld is a free and accessible news and information website for people with learning difficulties. It uses symbols, easy read formats and is also switch accessible and accepts stories from volunteers and people with learning disabilities. SymbolWorld is a website created by Widgit Software specifically for symbol users. It has material for all ages and includes news, personal contributions, stories and….. Read More

The Limping Chicken    Email : thelimpingchicken@gmail.com

The Limping Chicken, the UK’s independently-run deaf news and deaf blogs site. We focus on the full range of the deaf experience, publishing blogs by Deaf people across the UK and the world, laying eggs every weekday morning. Since February 2012, we’ve clocked up over 3.5 million views, and we are currently the most popular deaf blog in the world. In December 2013, we went….. Read More

Ability Magazine

Ability -National magazine focusing on information and communications technology in the specific context of disability.

Ability Needs Magazine    Email : info@abilityneeds.co.uk

Since 2001 Ability Needs has been the country’s most informative, best distributed disability magazine for the less able and their carers made available within special needs groups, nursing homes and NHS Trusts throughout the United Kingdom in addition to being distributed to disabled people and NHS and Social Services Occupational Therapists free of charge through an extensive mobility mailing information.

AbilityNet

AbilityNet -Brings the benefits of computer technology to disabled people.

Able Magazine

Lifestyle magazine for disabled people including real life stories, interviews, government legislation, sports, education and employment etc.

Able Radio

Able Radio was created to give a voice to people with disabilities. This national station has since expanded into training, forming Able Academy which uses the media environment to develop skills that change our clients lives; a video production service Able Media which puts clients in the driving seat, not just commissioning a production, but also taking an active role….. Read More

Access Magazine    Email : tom.hepton@aceville.co.uk

Access magazine, the leading product guide for the disability health care sector. Each month, Access aim to offer lifestyle guides, practical care advice, help with needs assessment and therapeutic ideas for improved quality of life from a range occupational health experts, leading charity advisors and government agencies.

All Together NOW!    Email : info@alltogethernow.org.uk

All Together NOW!, a newspaper that focuses on health and disability, that has emerged as one the top three best-read titles in the north west region.

AT Today

AT Today is the place to come to find out about all the latest developments in the world of Assistive Technology. Whether it’s the development of a new robotic limb, a breakthrough in pressure care treatment, new designs for moving and handling equipment or advances in telecare and telehealthcare, AT Today brings you the news from around the world.

AuKids    Email : aukidsmag@gmail.com

AuKids is a quarterly print magazine providing information, encouragement and support for parents of children with autism spectrum conditions (ASC). Innovative, uplifting, and fun, we also aim to educate society at large that autism should be seen as a difference rather than a disability. We are a not for profit social enterprise.

BBC Countryfile Magazine

Why everyone can benefit from heading into the woods Woodlands and forests are vital to our physical and mental health – and yet, forest cover in Britain has fallen dramatically since the Industrial Revolution. Author Vybarr Cregan-Reid explores the health benefits of ‘forest bathing’ and the science behind it.  Start your subscription to BBC Countryfile Magazine! Hundreds of years ago,….. Read More

BBC Disability Sport

The latest Disability Sports news.

BBC My web my way

This site provides accessibility help, enabling computer users to make the most of the internet whatever their ability or impairment.

BBC Ouch!

BBC online disability magazine.

Community Care Magazine

A magazine published online for disabled people.

D & SC Magazine

The Disabled and Supportive Carer magazine has been established for 26 years. Distributed six times a year the magazine includes comment and opinion from regular columnists – and news and features spanning a wide range of topics relevant to disabled people and carers from holidays and days out to independent living.  

DeafClub.co.uk

The continually updated source of news for the deaf, brought to you by Deaf Umbrella.

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.

Disability Horizons Magazine

Disability Horizons magazine is the United Kingdom’s fastest-growing disability lifestyle publication. Since 2011, Disability Horizons has published content on a wide variety of topics, all to support the aim of a world where disabled people live exactly as they choose to. Today, Disability Horizons has a rapidly growing monthly web audience of 30,000 people.

Disability Now

Published by Scope. This newspaper is for anyone interested in disability. Covering news, features, profiles, arts, sport, classifieds and more

Disability Review Magazine

An A4 full colour glossy magazine that highlights and promotes the issues of importance to disabled people in the UK today. Disability Review is one of the UKs most popular and widely distributed disability publications – read by disabled people, their families, carers, industry related professionals and the many health and social workers who support them and through primary care trusts.

Disability Rights UK

A charity that provides information, news &e-news site. Also has a wealth of links to other organisations. Easyfundraising is a way to raise money for good causes such as schools, charities, sports clubs, religious groups, community groups and more, simply by shopping online. Shop with over 2,700 top retailers, and choose from over 55,000 good causes.

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 World

Worldwide disability news and information.

Enable Magazine

Enable is a UK-wide disability lifestyle magazine, delivering the latest news, biggest interviews, most interesting features and much more every other month.

Hearing Times

Hearing Times provides up-to-date news and information for deaf and hard of hearing people, their relatives and friends, audiologists and professionals in the hearing industry. .

In Touch BBC Radio 4

A weekly radio programme with news and information on blindness and visual impairment.

Kidsguide    Email : contact@kidsguide.co.uk

Kidsguide is a local online directory for parents in the North West (Cheshire, Merseyside, Manchester, NE Wales). Kidsguide lists kids’ activities, fun days out, family friendly events, places to go, children’s clubs & classes, childcare, pregnancy & baby, toddler & preschool, parties, charities, family support and much more … Since its modest beginnings in 2005, Kidsguide has grown from strength….. Read More

Llais Magazine

Llais is our quarterly magazine, packed full of debate, opinion and the latest thinking about learning disability issues published by Learning Disability Wales. Members receive Llais for free.

Motability Lifestyle magazine

Lifestyle is the magazine for Motability Scheme customers and their families. The printed version is published four times a year and the magazine is also available here to read online.

New Mobility Magazine

A colourful, award-winning lifestyle magazine, New Mobility encourages the integration of active wheelchair users into mainstream society with articles on health, advocacy, travel, employment, relationships, recreation, media, products and more.

Newsround guide to disability

CBBC Newsround guide to disability

ONTRACK – Your Disability Sports Magazine    Email : enquiries@2apublishing.co.uk

OnTrack magazine is the UK’s essential guide to sports for people of all ages and abilities. OnTrack magazine believes that sports should be accessible to all and aims to bring readers an insight into the world of accessible sport from grass roots to the podium. What is OnTrack Magazine? OnTrack magazine is the UK’s essential guide to sports for people….. Read More

PosAbility Magazine    Email : enquiries@2apublishing.co.uk

PosAbility is a fresh and innovative disability lifestyle magazine. PosAbility’s main focus is on the opportunities available to disabled people, whether that be in sports, careers, education, relationships, holidays or activities and experiences that are accessible to all.

Ragged Edge Online Magazine

An online disability magazine offering a broad range of articles.

Rightsnet

Each year Rightsnet publish more than 1,500 news updates to rightsnet, bringing you details of the latest legislative developments, new government guidance, consultation and policy documents and more … all brought together and summarised within 24 hours of their issue.

SEN Magazine

The UK’s leading special educational needs magazine.

SLFirst Magazine    Email : info@slfirst.co.uk

The SLFirst Magazine was launched in 2011 as a free publication available to the general public. Our  mission is to bring together businesses and services that think about, and are accessible to all, including the Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities. The SLFirst Magazine offers features, reviews, case studies and unbiased articles covering topics that the readership has shown most interest in. Discovering….. Read More

The Autism File

The Autism File is a bi-monthly magazine (USA) dealing with all aspects of autism. It is written by: parents, doctors, consultants, teachers, anyone in the field of autism who has anything to say on any subject concerning autism. We aim to give as much information as possible, with medical updates including: vaccination coverage, diet and nutrition, recipe pages for gluten….. Read More

The Citizen Online

The Citizen Online is brought to you by the team who published Disability Times, the UK’s number one campaigning newspaper for disabled people.

The OT Magazine    Email : enquiries@2apublishing.co.uk

The OT Magazine has been launched to cater solely for occupational therapists in the UK. Filling a niche in the marketplace that has not been catered for before, The OT Magazine is the only publication in the UK that exists to bring occupational therapists all the latest products, in-depth features, the latest research and up to date information on events….. Read More

The Wireless Radio from Age UK

Meet some of the legendary British broadcasters now making waves on The Wireless. Our shows feature specialist music, celebrity interviews, people’s stories and much more. You can listen to The Wireless live online or, if you live in London, on DAB radio.

THIIS

THIIS (The Homecare Industry Information Service) was launched over 15 years ago and provides a resource for manufacturers, suppliers, retailers and professionals working in the homecare, disability, assistive technology and rehabilitation sector. A monthly magazine was followed by a weekly email bulletin that keeps the trade up to date about sales, marketing, retail promotions, management, product innovation and much more…… Read More

TradePoint Magazine    Email : enquiries@2apublishing.co.uk.

TradePoint Magazine keeps high street retailers, wholesalers and any business that supplies products to the independent living market up to date with all the latest from the independent living sector. Each issue will bring you the hottest new products and industry news from the top manufacturers around the globe, as well as informative features regarding the issues that affect you….. Read More

U Can 2 Magazine    Email : lorraine@euromediaal.com

Our aim is to promote the products and services available to people with all nature of disabilities to help maintain independence but ultimately allow you to enjoy a productive, active and healthy life making everything accessible for all.

Youreable

Disability information and news services. Lots of disability links and information.

Disability Politics


Innovation Rehab    Email : info@innovationrehab.co.uk

Based in Bristol, our orthotic and podiatry unit produce a vast range of custom-made orthoses, insoles and stock orthoses. With our Technical team giving you over 50 years combined experience within the manufacture and supply of orthopaedic and podiatry products, you know that you will be working with experts in these professional fields.  As part of an international network of companies….. Read More

Salts Techstep    Email : techstepinfo@salts.co.uk

In the early 1700s, John and William started a tradition that sparked 10 generations of care. From making the instruments that helped surgeons save lives, to manufacturing artificial limbs for injured soldiers during the war, the Salts family always had the welfare of everyday people at heart. Today, Salts Healthcare is one of the oldest family-owned companies in the UK….. Read More

TalarMade    Email : info@talarmade.com

TalarMade is owned and managed by professionals from the fields of orthotics, podiatry and physical therapy. The team have worked hard to create this outstanding range using their extensive professional knowledge, over 25 years market experience and feedback from you, our valued customers. Our relationships with client partners assist us in designing products which meet clinical, aesthetic and cost requirements….. Read More

Disability Sports Clubs & Associations


BritishSports

With over 200 different sports and activities to try you’re bound to find something to suit you so why not start searching the website or read their latest articles.

Parasport

Disabled people can choose a sport based on their ability and interest then find a suitable club in their local area using this website’s search facility.

WheelPower

WheelPower are dedicated to providing opportunities for disabled people to find a sport they enjoy and provide opportunities throughout the year to introduce people to wheelchair sport.. In the last 12 months 45,000 disabled people have played sport at Stoke Mandeville Stadium.The amount people coming for all around the country to train for the GB team, attend a sports camp,….. Read More

Amateur Boxing Association of England

England Boxing is the national governing body for boxing. It is responsible for the governance, development and administration of boxing in clubs and competition.

Archery GB

Nationwide clubs for archery.

Badminton England

Information and support for badminton.

Baseball Softball UK

News about baseball & softball.

Bowls England

Bowls England is the National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of Flat Green Lawn Bowls in England.

British Amputee and Les Autres Sports Association (BALASA)

The objective of this web site is to give an insight into the activities of BALASA and hopefully show the benefits and feasibility of taking up a sport and the enjoyment and satisfaction that can be gained from it.

British Association for Cricketers with Disabilities (BACD)

BACD works to encourage potential players, umpires, scorers, coaches and administrators to participate in the game at school, club, county and national level. BACD organises matches and tournaments at all levels of the games.

British Athletics

As a Governing Body, UK Athletics is wholly responsible for developing and implementing the rules and regulations of the sport, including everything from anti-doping, health and safety, facilities and welfare, to training and education for coaches and officials and permitting and licensing.

British Canoe Union (BCU)

British Canoe Union (BCU) is the lead body for canoeing and kayaking in the UK.

British Curling

To provide world class coaches and support programmes, leading to a culture of consistent podium performances at a world class level.

British Cycling

British Cycling is the national governing body for cycling working across all levels and six disciplines of the sport, from providing the support and encouragement people need to get riding their bikes for the first time, to being home to the hugely successful Great Britain Cycling Team.

British Disabled Fencing Association (BDFA)

The BDFA can provide equipment for beginners and once you have been bitten by the fencing bug you will no doubt wish to buy your own. This website has information on what to buy and where to get it from.

British Disabled Waterski and Wakeboard Association (BDWWA)

BDWWA aim is to introduce newcomers to the fantastic sport of water skiing, regardless of physical or learning ability.

British Equestrian Federation

The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) is the National Governing Body for horse sports in the UK, affiliated to the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI).

British Judo

Judo is one of the world’s most widely practiced Olympic and Paralympics sports and showcases breathtaking throws (tachi-waza), sublime ground fighting techniques (ne-waza) as competitors (judoka) illustrate why they’re among the best conditioned athletes in the world.

British Rowing

British Rowing is the governing body for the sport of rowing (both indoor rowing and rowing on water). It is responsible for the training and selection of individual rowers and crews representing Great Britain, and for participation in and the development of rowing and indoor rowing in England.

British Triathlon

British Triathlon is now a Federation, whose members are the Home Nation’s Associations of Triathlon England, triathlon Scotland and Welsh Triathlon.

British Water Ski & Wakeboard

Its main role is acting on behalf of the interests of water skiers and wakeboarders to develop and serve the sport – a non-profit making organisation.

British Weight Lifting

Supports weight lifting sport.

British Wheelchair Archery Association (BWAA)

The British Wheelchair Archery Association aim is to help promote the sport of para-archery and assists with all aspects of the sport from grassroots information to elite level training. New archers are encouraged to join a local archery club to receive coaching and gain experience.

British Wheelchair Basketball

British Wheelchair Basketball (formerly the Great Britain Wheelchair Basketball Association) is the governing body for wheelchair basketball in the United Kingdom. BWB is a registered charity and is the representative body of wheelchair basketball in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

British Wheelchair Bowls Association (BWBA)

The BWBA is recognized as the governing body for wheelchair bowls in the UK. It is available to help bowlers, clubs, associations and anyone with the interest of the wheelchair bowlers at heart.

British Wheelchair Curling Association

The aim of the Association is to develop, organize and plan all aspects of preparation, selection and competition to prepare teams for the Paralympic Games.

British Wheelchair Racing Association (BWRA)

The BWRA is the governing body for wheelchair racing in Great Britain actively promoting participation, equality and governance for disabled people in this exiting sport on road and on track.

British-Gymnastics

British-Gymnastics are the UK National Governing Body for the sport of Gymnastics, dedicated to developing gymnasts, coaches and clubs across a range of disciplines.

Cricket Federation for People with Disabilities (CFPD)

The Cricket Federation for People with Disabilities was formed to give people with mixed disabilities the opportunity to develop for Club to County to Area and on to International competitions regardless of the severity of their disability.

Cycling for All

Running regular inclusive cycle sessions and road-shows, offering advice, support and information.

Disability Football

Disability Football Club Directory.

DISABILITY SHOOTING GREAT BRITAIN (DSGB)

If you are interested in becoming a Paralympic shooter or just shooting recreationally DSGB will be able to help.

Disability snow sport UK

Disability Snow sport UK is a people-centred organisation with a unique sense of purpose: that anyone regardless of their disability can take part in and enjoy the thrill of snow sports.

Disability Target Shooting Great Britain

As the national governing body, Disability Target Shooting Great Britain aim is to promote the sport of target shooting for people with physical disabilities.

Dwarf Sports Association UK

Provides opportunities for dwarf athletes to train for and compete in the World Dwarf Games, the Paralympic and the Olympic games.

Ellingham Water Ski & Wakeboard Club

Ellingham Water Ski & Wakeboard Club welcome skiers and riders of all ability levels and all ages.

English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS)

EFDS work closely with a number of key partners to improve and increase the opportunities offered, ensuring disabled people have a memorable experience of sport and physical activity.

Equal Adventure

Resourcing and inspiring inclusive adventure, sport and active lifestyles with disabled people.

GB Canoeing

GB Canoeing is dedicated to supporting the most talented athletes in the Olympic disciplines of Canoe Slalom and Canoe Sprint Racing to win medals at the highest level.

GB Wheelchair basketball association

Helps to find a club for wheelchair basketball in your local area.

GB-Boccia

The Great Britain Boccia Federation (GBBF) was formed in 2007 to meet the growing need for Boccia to have a co-ordinated Great Britain wide approach to the development of the elite level of the sport.

Goalballuk

Goalball is a game played by two teams of three players with a maximum of three substitutions on each team.  It is open to both male and female visually impaired athletes, and sighted players can also play domestically.

Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby

Lead, promote, grow and support wheelchair rugby for the enjoyment for all in England, Scotland and Wales.

Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby (GBWR)

GBWR aim to lead, promote, grow and support wheelchair rugby for the enjoyment for all in England, Scotland and Wales.

Handicapped Scuba Association (HSA)

The Handicapped Scuba Association has dedicated itself to improving the physical and social well-being of people with disabilities through the sport of scuba diving.

HETI.

HETI is a global organisation that forms worldwide links between countries, centres and individuals offering equine facilitated activities and assists in the development of new programmes worldwide.

LTA British Tennis-Foundation

Information and support for tennis.

National Association for Bikers with a Disability (NABD)

Over the years the NABD has helped thousands of people with disabilities to enjoy the freedom and independence of motorcycling. With the continued support of the biking community, the NABD will remain the world leader in this field.

Paralympic

The official website for the governing body of the Paralympic Movement, perfect for finding out about elite disability sports and athletes.

Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA)

RDA horses and ponies provide therapy, achievement and enjoyment to people with disabilities all over the UK.

Royal Yachting Association

Royal Yachting Association supports boating, sailing, cruising & racing.

Scottish Disability Sport

Scottish Disability Sport – SDS is the Scottish governing and co-coordinating body of all sports for children, athletes and players of all ages and abilities with a physical, sensory or learning disability.

Sledge Hockey

The main objectives of the BSHA are to expand the number of teams active in the UK (and by association the number or participants), to re-introduce a national league and to develop the national team to ensure qualification for the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.

Special Olympics

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Sport England

Sport England is committed to helping people and communities across the country create sporting habits for life.

SportFocus

Sports Portal for regional sports clubs & sporting organisations.

Super Chairing

Super Chairing – Adaptive, Action, Adventure, & Motor Sports Organization.

Swimming ASA

It was the first governing body of swimming to be established in the world and today remains the English national governing body for swimming, diving, water polo, open water, and synchronised swimming.

Table Tennis England

Information and support for table tennis in England.

The British Disabled Angling Association (BDAA)

The British Disabled Angling Association (BDAA) was founded in 1996 by Terry Moseley to help develop opportunities for people with disabilities to access the activity of fishing in the UK.

The Hand Cycling Association

Hand cycling UK exists to aid and promote the sport of hand cycling in the UK. To provide opportunities for disabled people to try hand cycling in a safe environment.

The Royal Caledonian Curling Club (RCCC)

RCCC mission is to develop a robust infrastructure of clubs and facilities that will support the growth of the sport, increase the number of people who enjoy curling in Scotland and sustain medal success at world class levels.

The Wheelchair Football Association

Information and support for wheelchair football.

TheFA

The FA has a section to find a club for disabled football.

UK Sports Association For People with Learning Disability

Our overall mission is to encourage the development of sustainable, integrated quality sports provision for people with learning disability from grass roots through to elite International opportunities and to develop the potential of people with learning disability by encouraging and facilitating their participation in sporting activities at United Kingdom and International level.

Volleyball England

Volleyball England is committed to leading the growth of, and excellence in all disciplines of volleyball in England.

Wheelchair Dance Sport Association (UK)

The aim of the WDSA (UK) is to promote and develop wheelchair dancing as a sport and leisure activity across the country, to raise the standard of instruction and competition in the UK and internationally at all levels.

Disabled Accessible UK Tourism & Holidays Guides


Open Britain    Email : info@tourismforall.org.uk

OpenBritain is your one stop shop for accessible tourism in the UK (Great Britain and Northern Ireland) providing you with a simple way to find accessible destinations and places to stay. This allows you to create the perfect holiday for you, tailored specifically to your access requirements, whether this means wheelchair access or just having good lighting. All of the properties….. Read More

Tourism For All    Email : info@tourismforall.org.uk

A national charity dedicated to making tourism welcoming for all. The website has lots of ideas for places to visit. Tourism for All UK is the  UK Voice for Accessible Tourism.  We are a national charity dedicated to making tourism welcoming to all. A break or a holiday, or a simple day trip is important to our lives, giving us something….. Read More

Visit England    Email : attractions@visitengland.org

Tourism Guide to England. Find time-saving information and handy tips on where to stay, transport links and accessible accommodation to help you make the most of your holiday and plan your visit. We’re here to help make sure your holiday is stress-free and filled with fun. Check out our recommended places to stay, find Tourist Information Centres and discover accessible….. Read More

All in London

Explore London | By Tube | By London Region | By London Borough | By Interest | City Guide | City Guide Home | Itineraries & Visit Ideas | Attractions | Museums | Theatres | Galleries | Landmarks | Parks | London Hotels | Health & Beauty Listings in London | Alternative & Complementary Medicines | Beauty Products | Beauty Salons | Chiropodist| Cosmetic Dentistry | Cosmetic Surgery | Cycle Shops | Doctors’ Surgeries | Hairdressers | Hairdressers – Unisex | Hairpieces….. Read More

National Trust    Email : enquiries@nationaltrust.org.uk

Places to visit information about historic houses, gardens, mills, coastline, forests, farmland, moorland, islands, castles, nature reserves, villages… and pubs in the UK. Step back in time at Thorington Hall   Discover the superstitious surprises that were uncovered when we restored this historic farmhouse. Step back in time at Thorington Hall Family getaways  Our holiday cottages provide a brilliant escape….. Read More

Public Transport: A Guide for Older & Disabled People

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Visit London

Welcome to Visit London: Your official city guide to London, England. Find things to do in London, days out in London, London attractions and sightseeing, what’s on, London events, theatre, tours, restaurants and hotels in London. Plan your trip to London with useful traveller information. More London Trip Ideas Planning your London trip? Whether you’re looking for things to do in….. Read More

The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain

Over 200 inspiring ideas for worry-free days out. Reviews, hints and tips by disabled visitors. Grouped by 10 regional locations – featuring great days out, scenic drives and towns.

Visit Scotland    Email : info@visitscotland.com

Scotland offers plenty of wonderful accessible accommodation options, including sleek city centre hotels, eco-friendly retreats and luxurious country houses. You can stay in a bustling city centre, with great access-friendly attractions right on your doorstep, or out in the countryside, where you can enjoy accessible walks or trips to the beach. Look out for facilities such as onsite restaurants, free….. Read More

1 Accessible Countryside for Everyone (ACE)

ACE is an independent voluntary project, it is not a sales platform, it does not endorse products, it is here to provide information and promote accessibility to leisure and sport in England and Wales – primarily aimed at those with mobility issues, there carers and families. The site has listings for National Sport, Family, Carer and Disabled Organisations – regional….. Read More

Accomable    Email : hello@accomable.com

Accomable is a service to help people with mobility difficulties find accessible properties around the world. Our mission is to enable anyone to go anywhere. The Co-founders. Srin Madipalli and Martyn Sibley, the co-founders, met as children through a support group for children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), something they both have in common. Through work with tourist boards in the….. Read More

Disabled Holiday Info

A website with advice on accessible attractions, transport and activities in selected regions of the UK.

Discover Windsor & Maidenhead

Discover Maidenhead and the Royal Borough’s towns and villages. Visit The Queen’s favourite weekend home – Windsor Castle – the world’s oldest, largest inhabited castle!

Enabled City    Email : hello@enabledcity.com

It’s what we do . . . We help organisations communicate effectively, reach new markets and exceed legal obligations through our bolt-on value adding products and services. Our agile team combines 70 years of technology and service development, and 30 years within the disability sectors, our accessibility products are inclusively designed to have mainstream appeal, enabling clients to reach new….. Read More

Experience Community CIC

Not-for-profit organisation that provides video guides, photographs and written information about tourism, attractions, facilities and walks in Yorkshire for disabled and older people. They also organise day trips using accessible vehicles, tour guides and providing personal assistants.

Inclusive Britain

Direct Enquiries’ fully searchable database of restaurants, accommodation, accessible toilets and just about everything else you might need during a stay in Great Britain.

Inclusive London

Direct Enquiries’ fully searchable database of restaurants, accommodation, accessible toilets and just about everything else you might need during a stay in London. Also available as a handy iPhone app.

Pantou – The European Αccessible Tourism Directory

Promoting Accessible Tourism in Europe : Pantou is the Greek word for Everywhere. This web site presents the Directory of suppliers of accessible tourism services in all European Union and Accession countries. It also includes suppliers such as travel agents and tour operators who provide accessible services for Europe-inbound customers. Until now it has been difficult for a visitor with….. Read More

Peak District.

Look no further than the A-Z guide which should point you in the right direction, inspire you with ideas, provide you with contact details.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park    Email : customerservices@queenelizabetholympicpark.co.uk.

We have had more than four million visits to the Park since July 2013. The Park covers 560 acres, has 6.5km of waterways, 15 acres of woods, hedgerow and wildlife habitat and 4,300 new trees. There are four free themed walking trails to explore – London 2012, Biodiversity, Art in the Park and Kids’ activity. There are 525 bird boxes….. Read More

Radar NKS Key

The National Key Scheme (NKS) offers disabled people independent access to locked public toilets around the country. Toilets fitted with National Key Scheme (NKS) locks can now be found in shopping centres, pubs, cafés, department stores, bus and train stations and many other locations in most parts of the country. Alternative costs: With VAT – £5.40 European delivery – £5.40….. Read More

Visit Bath

A city so beautiful and special that it has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. Independent, creative, unique and stylish, Bath is the only place in the UK where you can bathe in naturally hot spa water and original roman style baths, making it the ultimate spa break destination for thousands of years. You are here: Travel & Maps….. Read More

Visit Bournemouth

With seven miles of golden sands and sparkling sea, the vibrant cosmopolitan town of Bournemouth has it all. Explore a vast variety of shops, restaurants and holiday accommodation, seafront hotels, quality B&Bs, a buzzing nightlife and endless countryside with beautiful award winning gardens and water sports galore.

Visit Brighton

Welcome to VisitBrighton – the official Brighton tourism guide. Whether you’re looking for accommodation in Brighton, information on Brighton attractions, what’s on in Brighton or the best in Brighton culture you’ll find the latest tourism information for Brighton & Hove right here.

Visit Britain

Britain’s national tourism agency also run the National Accessible Scheme – a nationally recognised rating for accessible accommodation.

Visit Cambridge

Be inspired by the many beautiful museums and art galleries. Admire the beautiful architecture and majestic college buildings. Explore quaint passages set around the historic market place and colleges, where a unique and relaxing shopping experience can be found. Here a blend of independent shops is mingled with high street brands. Relax in the many beautiful pubs, restaurants and cafes.

Visit Eden Project

Our visitor destination in Cornwall, UK, is nestled in a huge crater. Here, massive Biomes housing the largest rainforest in captivity, stunning plants, exhibitions and stories serve as a backdrop to our striking contemporary gardens, summer concerts and exciting year-round family events.

Visit Lancashire

This website has an online list of accessible accommodation and some access information for attractions but unfortunately the fairly comprehensive “food and drink” listings section doesn’t include access details.

Visit Peak District

The Peak District Information Website.

Visit Stonehenge

Looking to find out about Stonehenge and other ancient stone henge sites and stone circles within Britain? Or for practical information to make your visit easier? Find it here.  

Visit Weymouth

As one of the UK’s most beautiful seaside resorts, and blessed with one of its sunniest and warmest climates, Weymouth offers a huge amount of activities and attractions to offer people of all ages. A gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage Site the Jurassic Coast, Weymouth offers the perfect base for exploring the beautiful county of Dorset, one of the….. Read More

Disabled Online Community Forums | Health Discussion Forums | Social Networks


Disabled Online Friendship & Dating


Able Here

AbleHere is an online community website for disabled people, where people can chat and help each other by sharing their experiences. This network of disabled people is free and run and controlled by disabled people.

Able To Date Agency

The place to find disabled dates online. Whatever your disability, it shouldn’t get in the way of finding love, romance or friendship. You can find others who share your disability online to date today. It’s free to join and browse our huge database of disabled singles. If you’re looking for love, romance, a quick fling or just someone who shares….. Read More

Chatandmingle

Discreet online friendship and dating service for people with disabilities from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities.

DateDisabled

Disabled Dating Site For People With Disabilities.

Dates n Mates

Dates-n-mates is Scotland’s national dating and friendship agency run by and for adults with learning difficulties.

Dating4disabled

Dating 4 disabled is a disabled dating service and online community for people with disabilities. To find support, disability resources and romance.

Disability Match

Specialist disabled dating to meet single adult men and women who share your disability, condition or life challenge within a friendly vibrant disabled community.

DisabilityDating

Disabiltydating is a free disabled dating site aimed at playing disabled cupid to people with disabilities who are seeking fun, friendship, love, romance and dating online.

Disabled Dates 4 U

DisabledDates4u is a Dating Service provider.

Disabled Dating Club

Disabled Dating Club has a large database of fun and friendly singles, who are looking for love and relationships and want to meet you. They have members from all over UK – from every county, city and town.

Disabled Dating Network

Disabled Dating Network is a disabled dating service dedicated in helping to find love for people who have disabilities.

Disabled Parents Network

A national organisation for disabled people who are parents or hope to become parents, and their families, friends and supporters.

Disabled Partners

Disabled Partners website is not only for disabled men and women but also for those who don’t judge us on our disabilities, it is our personalities what counts.Disabled Partners is the easiest way to get to know people before any date.  find your partner the easily with our website site. Here are a few simple steps to meet people. It’s….. Read More

Disabled Passions

Free Disabled Dating & Social Networking, Disabled Personals & Disability Chat.

DisabledDating4u

Talk online using their webcam and audio chatrooms.

DisabledDatingService

This site has been made in order to make dating and social life more fun for the disabled people who live in the UK.

Hiya Disabled

Hiya disabled provides a disabled dating service for disabled people.

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.

Special Bridge

Special Bridge is a private dating site and online social community designed to help meet the social and emotional needs of its members.

The Outsiders Club

Outsiders runs a international private club for socially and physically disabled people, where members offer each other peer support and friendship.

Wheelchair Users Group

Wheelchair Users Group is a charity.

Whispers4U

Whispers4U are a social disabled dating community for Differently Abled women and men to find love, friendship and support in a safe online dating environment.

Find a Care Home in Your Area (Guides & Directories)


Check how your care-home | home-care agency is rated by CQC

Care homes offer accommodation and personal care for people who may not be able to live independently. Some homes also offer care from qualified nurses or specialise in caring for particular groups such as younger adults with learning disabilities. Care home places can be funded publicly but many people pay for their own care. Find services near you When we….. Read More

Find a care home near you – Your guide to care and support

If you’re looking for a residential care home, there’s a huge variety of options available. There are permanent care homes for older people, homes for younger adults with disabilities, and homes for children. Care homes may be privately owned or run by charities or councils. Some will be small care homes based in home-like domestic dwellings, while others will be….. Read More

Quarriers (Scotland)    Email : careers@quarriers.org.uk

Quarriers is one of Scotland’s largest social care charities. We provide practical care and support for vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances. We challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive changes in people’s lives. Quarriers is a Scottish charity dedicated to helping children, families and adults overcome adversity. We have a long track….. Read More

A-Z Care Homes Guide

A website where you can search for care homes and care home related products, services and supplies.

Abbeyfield    Email : post@abbeyfield.com

At Abbeyfield we believe older people deserve time and respect. It’s our mission to provide the best service of care and housing for all our residents, and to be a champion for older people. We have been a charitable housing organisation for nearly 60 years. Throughout this time our residents are always at the heart of what we do and….. Read More

CARE DIRECTORY

The Care Directory has been set up to provide a guide to care homes, nursing homes (care homes with nursing) and care agencies throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Caring Homes

Caring Homes is one of the most respected, care home operators in the United Kingdom. This website provides search facilities to find a care home in your area.

Find a Homecare Agency | Care Worker | Care Support Service near you


Livability    Email : info@livability.org.uk

Livability is a disability and community engagement charity: We provide disability and community services that promote inclusion and wellbeing for all. A national provider of commissioned care: We are a national provider of commissioned care services, delivering disability and community projects around the UK. An enabling network: Building on 160 years of social inclusion, we tackle barriers in people’s lives and….. Read More

Quarriers (Scotland)    Email : careers@quarriers.org.uk

Quarriers is one of Scotland’s largest social care charities. We provide practical care and support for vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances. We challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive changes in people’s lives. Quarriers is a Scottish charity dedicated to helping children, families and adults overcome adversity. We have a long track….. Read More

Brain and Spine Foundation    Email : info@brainandspine.org.uk

Helping people affected by brain and spine conditions. Neurological conditions result from injury or damage to the brain, spine or nerves. The term ‘neurological’ comes from neurology – the branch of medicine that deals with problems affecting the nervous system. The word neuro means nerve and nervous system. You can read more about the brain and spine and the nervous system here…… Read More

British Institute for Brain Injured Children (BIBIC)

BIBIC is a national charity offering practical help to families caring for children with conditions like autism, aspergers, cerebral palsy, Down’s syndrome, developmental delay, brain injury, and specific learning difficulties like ADHD, dyslexia and dyspraxia.

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

Child Brain Injury Trust

The Child Brain Injury Trust is the charity that supports children, young people, their families and professionals and helps them come to terms with what has happened and how to deal with the uncertainty that the future may hold.

Headway

Headway – National Head Injury Association.

Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation for Disabled people (QEF)

QEF is a leading disability charity working with people with physical and learning disabilities or acquired brain injuries to help them gain new skills and increase independence for life.

Standing Start Trust    Email : trustees@standingstarttrust.co.uk

A charity supporting those with spinal cord injury and other neurological conditions. Standing Start Trust promotes the rehabilitation and mental wellbeing of individuals neurological conditions.  The Trust, through the provision of grants, supports those that are unable to pay for physio/therapy due to serious financial hardship.  We also offer financial support for research into related matters. Get in touch If you or….. Read More

The Brain Injury Hub    Email : thehub@thechildrenstrust.org.uk

Does your child have an acquired brain injury? Welcome to the UK’s only forum and information resource created for you. If you’re new to acquired brain injury, the best place to start is the ‘about acquired brain injury’ section. It includes the basics about what a child and their family might be experiencing. This website was conceived as a way of sharing….. Read More

The Children’s Trust    Email : enquiries@thechildrenstrust.org.uk

The Children’s Trust is the UK’s leading charity for children with brain injury.We provide expert rehabilitation, education, therapy and care at our specialist centre in Tadworth, supporting children and families across the UK. We also offer services in communities around the country and online support for parents. Our vision is that all children with brain injury have the opportunity to live….. Read More

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Cancer Research UK

Go and see your doctor if you notice a change which isn’t normal for you or doesn’t go away on its own. The symptoms below are more likely to be caused by something much less serious than cancer, but they could be a sign of the disease. Spotting cancer early is important as it means treatment is more likely to be….. Read More

Action Cancer (Northern Ireland)    Email : info@actioncancer.org

Action Cancer is Northern Ireland’s leading, local cancer charity. Our mission is to save lives and support local people through cancer awareness, prevention, detection and support. We provide the following services: Digital Breast Screening Support & Therapeutic Services M.O.T. Health Checks Health Promotion Programmes In Northern Ireland someone receives a cancer diagnosis every hour of every day and one in two of….. Read More

Macmillan Cancer Support

No one should face cancer alone. So when you need someone to turn to Macmillan Cancer Support is there for you. Right from the moment you’re diagnosed, through your treatment and beyond, Macmillan Cancer Support is a constant source of support, giving you the energy and inspiration to help you take back control of your life. We provide practical, medical and….. Read More

Youth Cancer Trust    Email : admin@yct.org.uk

WE’RE A NATIONAL CHARITY BASED IN BOURNEMOUTH. Meet people like you! Youth Cancer Trust provides support and free activity holidays for young people (aged 14 to 30) diagnosed and living with cancer or any malignant disease, from anywhere in the UK and the Irish Republic, or who are patients of any UK hospital. Holidays are also available for young people….. Read More

Beating Bowel Cancer

Who we are: Beating Bowel Cancer is the support and campaigning charity for everyone affected by bowel cancer. We provide practical and emotional support for the growing number of people affected by bowel cancer | We bring people with bowel cancer together to share experiences and create a powerful voice for change | We promote early diagnosis of bowel cancer….. Read More

Bowel Cancer UK

What we do: We are the UK’s leading bowel cancer research charity. We are determined to save lives and improve the quality of life for all those affected by bowel cancer. We support and enable research: In 2015 we announced our ambitious move into research. The major advances in saving lives from bowel cancer in the past 20 years have….. Read More

Breast Cancer Care

Breast Cancer Care is for anyone affected by breast cancer. Breast Cancer Care bring people together, provide information and support, and campaign for improved standards of care.

Breast Cancer Now

Right now, breast cancer is at a tipping point. More women are surviving. But more are being diagnosed than ever before. One in eight women in the UK will face breast cancer in their lifetime. And every 45 minutes, another woman dies from the disease. We’re going to change that. We’re Breast Cancer Now, the UK’s largest breast cancer research….. Read More

Supports for Advice | Information - Helping Charities | Resources


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

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Arts Council England

We believe that great art and culture inspires us, brings us together and teaches us about ourselves and the world around us. In short, it makes life better. We champion, develop and invest in artistic and cultural experiences that enrich people’s lives. We support activities across the arts, museums and libraries – from theatre to digital art, reading to dance, music….. Read More

Tate    Email : visiting.britain@tate.org.uk

Tate holds the national collection of British art from 1500 to the present day and international modern and contemporary art. Tate is a charity. This allows us to raise funds from sponsorship, donations and legacies. Tate first opened its doors to the public in 1897. Today it has four major sites and 70,000 artworks. Tate runs publishing,  image licensing, corporate entertaining and other enterprises that help….. Read More

The National Disability Arts Collection and Archive (NDACA)    Email : ndacacic@gmail.com

The archive plans to tell the stories – principally but not exclusively from the 1980s to the early 2000s – when disabled people and their allies broke barriers, forced changes in the law, and changed culture at a time when the reality of life for many disabled people were the restrictions imposed by day centres, special schools and repressive institutions…… Read More

Together! 2012    Email : info@together2012.org.uk

“Together! 2012 is helping to deliver our vision of using the power of the 2012 Games to boost disabled people’s participation in arts and culture. I am proud that, with the help of partners such as Together! 2012 and the UK Disabled People’s Council, we will be able to create a lasting and meaningful cultural Paralympic Legacy in East London.” 

Lord….. Read More

Accessible Arts & Media

Accessible Arts & Media is a charity connecting local communities, disabled people and young people across York and North Yorkshire.

Angryfish Music

Angryfish Music is the publishing arm of Angryfish Training, Art & Empowerment Specialising in the promotion of music and spoken word created by Disabled Artists, with the aim of getting our work heard to a broad audience.

Art In Hospital

Art in Hospital provides an extensive ongoing programme of visual arts in a variety of health care settings in the city of Glasgow and Scotland wide.

Artburst    Email : info@artburst.co.uk

Artburst is an award winning social enterprise providing creative educational workshops that improve and empower the lives of young people and their families, through creative and performing arts. Our activities are process-led and always integrate drama, art, music and movement. The objective is to improve oracy and literacy skills, develop confidence and encourage a passion for children’s literature. We run….. Read More

Arts & Disability Forum    Email : info@adf.ie

The Story Behind… Originally a space for Bounce! festival artists to tell us ‘The Story Behind the Image’, this page now emerges as a space for other ADF artists to take us ‘behind the image’. Two images from Gondwanaland Vibrations by Maurice Orr This is a body of work, from my Australian 2007 residency at Hill End, Bathurst Regional Art….. Read More

Artsline

Disability access information service for access to theatres, cinemas, galleries, clubs and music venues in London. Artsline is a disabled led Charity established in 1981 to promote access for disabled people to arts and entertainment venues promoting the clear message that access equals inclusion. Initially this was achieved by campaigning with other disability arts organisation. Artsline set about this task….. Read More

Attitiude Is Everything

Attitude is Everything improves Deaf and disabled people’s access to live music by working in partnership with audiences, artists and the music industry to implement a Charter of Best Practice across the UK.

BBC Countryfile Magazine

Why everyone can benefit from heading into the woods Woodlands and forests are vital to our physical and mental health – and yet, forest cover in Britain has fallen dramatically since the Industrial Revolution. Author Vybarr Cregan-Reid explores the health benefits of ‘forest bathing’ and the science behind it.  Start your subscription to BBC Countryfile Magazine! Hundreds of years ago,….. Read More

Birds of Paradise Theatre

Birds of Paradise is a force for change in Scottish theatre, creating world class projects and performances that place disabled artists centre stage.

Bluecoat    Email : info@thebluecoat.org.uk

Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, Bluecoat showcases talent across visual art, music, dance, live art and literature. As the most historic building in Liverpool’s city centre, Bluecoat has four galleries. It houses a creative community of artists and businesses and runs a participation programme with local communities. In March 2008, the revered arts centre re-opened after a £14 million….. Read More

Candoco Dance Company    Email : info@candoco.co.uk

Candoco produces excellent and profound experiences for audiences and participants that excite, challenge and broaden perceptions of art and ability, and place people and collaboration at the heart of our work. Candoco Dance Company is the contemporary dance company of disabled and non-disabled dancers. At the heart of our work are our national and international productions, created by world class….. Read More

Carousel

Carousel works to promote the active involvement of people with a learning disability in the arts, teaching new artistic skills and developing existing talents. Carousel’s art provision is recognised nationally and internationally for its high quality and unique approach.

CONQUEST ART

A unique charity providing art groups for people with disabilities.

DaDaFest    Email : info@dadafest.co.uk

DaDaFest is an innovative disability arts organisation based in Liverpool, delivering the Festival and other arts events to promote high quality disability & deaf arts from unique cultural perspectives. It also produces opportunities for disabled and d/Deaf people to access the arts, including training and a young people’s programme. DaDaFest is a cutting edge Disability and Deaf Arts Agency, working….. Read More

DASH    Email : info@dasharts.org

DASH is a Disability led visual arts organisation. We commission exciting new work by disabled visual artists; we run workshops; mentoring for artists and training. We work with arts and cultural organisations and individuals regionally and nationally. You can see the projects we are currently working on by selecting the ‘projects’link above. DASH is constantly developing new projects and partnerships,….. Read More

Deafinitely Theatre

Our Vision: A world where deaf people are a valued part of the national theatre landscape, recognised for the excellence of their work. We reach new audiences, both deaf and hearing. We are judged on the innovation, excellence and quality of the work we produce. Deaf artists have the skills, confidence, contacts and exposure that gain them respect of the….. Read More

Disability Arts Cymru    Email : post@dacymru.com

Disability Arts Cymru promotes, supports and advocates for Disabled and D/deaf artists in Wales. DAC is the only organisation in Wales offering Disability Equality Training (DET) and consultancy for a wide range of arts organisations. We provide free advice for disabled artists/individuals on a wide range of issues, including marketing your work, making funding applications and skills development. DAC regularly organises project….. Read More

Disability Arts Online

Dao’s vision is to achieve widespread appreciation for the richness and diversity of disability arts and culture.

Disability Arts Online    Email : editor@disabilityartsonline.org.uk

Disability Arts Online – Sharing Disability Arts & Culture with the World.  We are small but perfectly formed disability-led organisation set up to advance disability arts through the pages of our journal. Our raison d’être is to support disabled artists, as much as anything by getting the word out about the fantastic art being produced by artists within the sector. We….. Read More

Drake Music    Email : info@drakemusic.org

Drake Music are leaders in music, disability and technology. We are innovators, educators, curators and advocates. We believe everyone has the right to express themselves creatively through music. We use innovative technologies and ideas to open up access to music for all. Our vision is a world where disabled and non-disabled musicians work together as equals. We work towards this….. Read More

Eastside Community Heritage

Eastside Community Heritage seeks to build, service and enable partnerships which record, document and preserve the experiences of different communities, through the provision of social, cultural, educational and historical activities. Our methodology incorporates education and training, with schools, families and adult learners. Eastside produces exhibitions, publications and multi media stimuli which are an opportunity for all cultures and age ranges….. Read More

Extant    Email : info@extant.org.uk

Extant is the opposite of extinct. Formed in 1997 Extant was the inspired name chosen by a group of professional visually impaired artists, for the emergence of a new dynamic space, intended to redress our invisibility as artists and explore new creative territories. Since then Extant has: Pioneered theatre practice with the express inclusion of visually impaired  performers and audiences….. Read More

FACT    Email : joan.burnett@fact.co.uk

Welcome to FACT, the place where people, art and technology meet. FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) is the UK’s leading media arts centre, based in Liverpool. Offering a unique programme of exhibitions, film and participant-led art projects, we use the power of creative technology to inspire and enrich lives. “Liverpool’s forward-thinking all-inclusive creative technology institution” Dazed and Confused Our….. Read More

Graeae    Email : info@graeae.org

Graeae is a force for change in world-class theatre, breaking down barriers, challenging preconceptions and boldly placing disabled artists centre stage. Graeae champions accessibility and provides a platform for new generations of Deaf and disabled talent through the creation of trail-blazing theatre, at home and internationally. Graeae tours world-class, diverse, high impact theatre. Accessibility is at our core; we progressively….. Read More

Indepen-dance

Indepen-dance is an inclusive dance development company offering creative movement classes to people with diverse abilities, their carers, family members and volunteers.

Mind the Gap    Email : arts@mind-the-gap.org.uk

Working in partnership with learning-disabled artists to create exciting, surprising and challenging experiences for regional, national and international audiences. Mind the Gap reaches audiences across the UK and internationally. We deliver inspiring, exciting and innovative experiences in theatre spaces, at festivals and in unusual places. We nurture the skills of learning-disabled artists, and run different training opportunities through MTG Academy. From introductory….. Read More

National Theatre    Email : boxoffice@nationaltheatre.org.uk

The National Theatre offers: Audio-described performances and touch tours for Blind and visually impaired people   Captioned performances for deaf or partially hearing visitors   Relaxed performances   Relaxed performances are aimed at anyone who would benefit from a more relaxed performance environment including people with an Autistic Spectrum Condition, sensory or communication disorders, or a learning disability. Theatre Tours National Theatre Tours;….. Read More

Open College of the Arts (OCA)

With the Open College of the Arts (OCA), you can study a one-off course or a BA(Hons) degree from home and at a time to suit you. You will receive support from a one-to-one tutor who is also an arts practitioner and you will become part of a thriving UK and international student community.

Prism Arts    Email : office@prismarts.org.uk

Prism Arts is an inclusive arts organisation. This means that we set up and run arts projects that are fully accessible to all. Our priority is to develop projects that enable disabled people, young people and older people to engage in the arts. Our projects are always delivered by professional artists; this means that the quality of our work is very….. Read More

Project Ability

Aspire visual arts workshops for adults with learning disabilities. Saturday classes for children and young people with disabilities. ReConnect visual arts classes for adults with mental health issues.

Shape Arts    Email : marketing@shapearts.org.uk

Shape provides opportunities and support for disabled artists and cultural organisations to build a more inclusive and representative cultural sector. Shape Arts is a disability led arts organisation working to provide opportunities and support for disabled artists, as well as disabled individuals wanting to work in the arts and cultural sector.  Shape Arts also works with cultural organisations to encourage greater….. Read More

Signed Culture    Email : admin@signedculture.org.uk

We work with BSL users, arts and cultural organisations and BSL interpreters and Deaf presenters to help ensure that the cultural sector is as open and welcoming to Deaf people as it can possibly be. On our website, you can find out about upcoming arts and cultural events that are accessible to BSL users and learn how Signed Culture can….. Read More

Sound Minds

Sound Minds is an emerging social enterprise involving people with experience of the mental health system. It runs sessions in music, visual arts, video editing and accredited education units. Its music booking agency places artists in live settings throughout London.

StageText    Email : enquiries@stagetext.org

Stagetext is a registered charity which provides captioning and live subtitling services to theatres and other arts venues to make their activities accessible to people who are deaf, deafened or hard of hearing. It was established in May 2000 by Peter Pullan, Merfyn Williams and Geoff Brown, each of whom had varying types of deafness and a determination to improve….. Read More

Suffolk Artlink

The charity’s objectives are to promote, maintain and advance the education of the public in the arts generally and the encouragement of the arts, by utilising all art forms, including painting, sculpture, printmaking, crafts, drama, music, literature, photography landscape art, public art and new media.

The Accessible Icon Project

The Accessible Icon Project provides supplies and services to transform the old International Symbol of Access into an active, engaged image. We think visual representation matters.

The Disabled Photographers’ Society

If you have a disability and want to enjoy photography The Disabled Photographers’ Society are available to help, advise and encourage you to overcome the difficulties and to take great photographs.

The Krazy Kat Theatre Company    Email : krazykattheatre@ntlworld.com

The Krazy Kat Theatre Company was established in 1982 by Kinny Gardner and Alastair S Macmillan as a fully professional touring company, creating innovative and imaginative visual theatre. Our patrons are Toyah Willcox,  Mabel Davis CBE and Maddy Prior. We specialise in introducing young people and their grown-ups to the delights of live visual theatre combining mime, dance, song, Commedia….. Read More

The OHMI Trust

The OHMI Trust’s objective is to remove the barriers to music-making faced by the physically disabled. There is currently no orchestral instrument that can be played without two fully functioning hands and arms, denying unlimited participation in musical life to those with congenital disabilities and amputees, as well as the millions who may have been injured, suffered a stroke or….. Read More

The Orpheus Centre

Recognized for the excellence of opportunities it offers young disabled and non-disabled people to develop their skills in Performing Arts.

The Poetry Society

The Poetry Society was founded in 1909 to ‘promote “a more general recognition and appreciation of poetry”. Since then, it has grown into one of Britain’s most dynamic arts organisations, representing British poetry both nationally and internationally.

The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry    Email : info@royalfoundation.com

Our Mission The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry is the Patrons’ primary charitable vehicle, and hopes to become a leading philanthropic investor, effectively using its time and resources to create lasting change in targeted areas and geographies, based on need and on the interests of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince….. Read More

Vital Xposure    Email : intouch@vitalxposure.co.uk

Vital Xposure is a bold, dynamic production company operating under the creative leadership of disabled artist Julie McNamara. The company promotes hidden voices with extraordinary stories to tell. Our mission is to create exciting, innovative theatrical experiences for audiences, artists and communities alike. All work presents an inclusive experience where access issues do not intrude upon the aesthetic of the….. Read More

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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

Charity Search    Email : info@charitysearch.org.uk

Charity Search delivers a free service which helps older people in genuine financial need receive the support that may be available to them from a variety of charitable sources. Charity Search is small national charity based in Bristol.  We offer a free service to individuals, aged 50 and above, by sign-posting them to charities that may wish to help them. We have….. Read More

Disability-Grants

A directory of grants for disabled people, find children’s charities listed for parents and carers of disabled children offering assistance with education, disability aids and equipment and much more.

Macmillan Cancer Support

No one should face cancer alone. So when you need someone to turn to Macmillan Cancer Support is there for you. Right from the moment you’re diagnosed, through your treatment and beyond, Macmillan Cancer Support is a constant source of support, giving you the energy and inspiration to help you take back control of your life. We provide practical, medical and….. 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.

Access To Work

An Access to Work grant can pay for practical support if you have a disability, health or mental health condition to help you.

Carers Oxfordshire

Support and advice for carers in Oxfordshire. Site provides direct dial helpline contacts with information about benefits, carers assessment and also how to receive grants and breaks.

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

Child Brain Injury Trust

Providing a national helpline offering child and family support and information to parents of a child with brain injury. Site offers details of grants, training and events as well as helpline contacts.

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.

Department for communities and local government

Has information on housing and disabled facilities grants.

Directory of Social Change

Guide to grants for individuals in need a book published by the Directory of Social Change available in most libraries and some Citizen’s Advice Bureaux. Contains details of over 2,000 trusts which together give a total of around £269 million a year for the relief of individual poverty and hardship.

Disabled Adaptations and Equipment

A Directgov site offering details of disabled home adaption grants, moving home advice and details of equipment for the home.

Disabled-facilities-grants

You could get a grant from your council if you’re disabled and need to make changes to your home, for example to: widen doors and install ramps, improve access to rooms and facilities – e.g. stairlifts or a downstairs bathroom, provide a heating system suitable for your needs, adapt heating or lighting controls to make them easier to use.

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.

Elizabeth Finn Grants

Elizabeth Finn Grants provide direct financial support to people in financial hardship who have worked within a number of professions.

Family Fund

A charity that is the UK’s largest provider of grants to low-income families raising disabled and seriously ill children and young people.

Family-Action

Family Action transforms lives by providing practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation across England.

Free Cycle

Freecycle, A world-wide organisation with thousands of members who ‘recycle’ old items from clothing to computers, household goods to children’s toys. Subscribers can request items or post items they want to get rid of, and then individuals can ‘bid’ for the free item and usually pick it up. The entire service is free-of-charge and there are many local groups nationwide.

Furniture Re-use Network

Furniture Re-use Network, National body of furniture reuse organisations. Has details of other community recycling projects listed on the Contact Us page.

Gardening for Disabled Trust

A trust that gives grants to people all over the United Kingdom to help them continue to garden, despite advancing illness, age or disability.

Help the Hospices

A leading charity set up to support independent hospice care providers throughout the UK. Includes details of grants, fundraising information and offers latest news.

HM Government benefits

All disability related benefits provided by the government for disabled people and how to claim.

Matthew Trust

The Matthew Trust is a small registered charity providing last-stop support & care for people aged 8 years old & upwards, living in all communities throughout the UK, who have a mental health problem of any kind. Applications must come from healthcare professionals on behalf of individuals.

MS Reading

Reading, Wokingham and Districts MS Society supports people with MS. Offers grants, minibus transport, drop in centres and holiday help. View newsletter, contact and links.

NHS Student Bursaries

Details of how to claim study allowances plus the maximum allowance help or grants offered to assist disabled students.

Open University: Services for Disabled Students

An introduction to the Open University with information about disabled student grants, equipment and how to get financial support.

Reading, Wokingham and Districts MS Society

Provides grants for equipment and adaptations to help people with MS plus offers transport details as well as welfare and support information.

Royal Blind Society

Details of grants, holidays and events plus advice contact details.

Royal Society for the Relief of Indigent Gentlewomen of Scotland, The

Royal Society for the Relief of Indigent Gentlewomen of Scotland consider applications from ladies who are: • Aged 50 years or over. • Scottish, by birth, education or with a substantial and enduring connection to Scotland. Ladies should be single, widowed or divorced, from a business or professional background.

Skinnershall

The Skinners’ Benevolent Trust aims to support isolated adults living on a very low income, who have been cut off in some way from society and who are trying to re-build their lives. Skinnershall  provide grants of up to £250 for essential household items that cannot be paid for from statutory funds.

StepChange

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

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 Adam Millichip Foundation

Providing financial grants to disabled people who wish to participate in sports, with the aim of improving their quality of their life.

The National Benevolent Charity

The National Benevolent Institution (NBI) has been giving financial assistance to needy older people since its foundation in 1812. Today NBI continue to give to over 250 older people struggling with a limited income through a regular annuity payment.

The Wheelchair Users Group

A registered charity offering grants from local councils, factsheets and news to wheelchair users.

Tourettes Action

A UK Charity working to improve the lives of people with to tourettes syndrome. Website provides details of their help and support groups, available grants and future events taking place along with helpline contacts.

UNIVERSAL BENEFICENT SOCIETY

The Universal Beneficent Society is a national charity which helps older people in the UK who are living on very low incomes. UBS provides its beneficiaries with a regular additional income, grants for emergencies and bedding packs.

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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

Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB)    Email : helpline@rnib.org.uk

We’re RNIB and we’re here for everyone affected by sight loss. Whether you’re losing your sight or you’re blind or partially sighted, our practical and emotional support can help you face the future with confidence. Being there We understand the impact of sight loss. We provide emotional support and advice at the time you most need us until the day you’re living your life….. Read More

Jewish Blind & Disabled    Email : info@jbd.org

Jewish Blind & Disabled is the only Jewish charity providing state-of-the-art mobility apartments for people from the age of 18 upwards who are physically disabled or vision impaired. We enable this independent lifestyle via the provision of state-of-the-art mobility apartments, with 24/7 on site support from our own resident house managers. Without these unique facilities many of our tenants would have no choice but to live….. Read More

Big Print    Email : helpline@rnib.org.uk

A weekly newspaper publication in large print produced by the RNIB. Includes TV and radio guides.

4SIGHT – West Sussex Association for the Blind

4SIGHT – West Sussex Association for the Blind – was established in 1921 to support blind and partially sighted people in West Sussex. Now supporting over 2,000 members and provide people with a wide range of practical support solutions to help them remain independent following sight loss.

A-Z to Deafblindness

A-Z to deafblindness is a resourceful website for deafblind, deaf and blind.

Action for blind people

Has fact sheets, briefings and other information on medical conditions, welfare benefits, housing and employment aimed at blind and partially sighted people.

Assistance Dogs UK

Recognised assistance dogs are dogs that have been trained by accredited member organisations of Assistance Dogs International (ADI) and the International Guide Dog Federation (IGDF). Over 7,000 disabled people in the UK rely on an assistance dog to help with practical tasks, in addition to the emotional benefits and greater independence that such dogs bring. Who we are Assistance Dogs….. Read More

Blatchington Court Trust

Promoting education and employment for vision impaired individuals under the age of 30 throughout Sussex.

Blind Children UK

Charitable organisation providing information, advice, support and a variety of services to both blind and partially blind children from 0-18 throughout the United Kingdom.

BLIND VETERANS UK

Since 1915, Blind Veterans UK (formerly St Dunstan’s) has given invaluable physical and emotional support to blind ex-Service men and women.

Blind Veterans UK    Email : fundraising@blindveterans.org.uk

Who we are: We are Blind Veterans UK and we believe that no one who has served our country should battle blindness alone. That’s why we’re here to help with lifelong practical and emotional support which we provide to Armed Forces and National Service veterans regardless of when they served or how they lost their sight. We help veterans recover their independence and discover a life….. Read More

British Blind Sport (BBS)    Email : info@britishblindsport.org.uk

The work of the charity enables blind and partially sighted people to have the same opportunities as sighted people to access and enjoy sport and recreational activities in the UK. At British Blind Sport, we help blind and partially sighted people get active and play sport. Sport and recreational activities can enhance the lives of people with visual impairments, by….. Read More

British Limbless Ex-Service Men Association (BLESMA)

Helps people who lost an eye or a limb as a result of service in HM forces, their widows and dependents.  

British Wireless for the Blind Fund (BWBF)

The British Wireless for the Blind Fund equips qualifying blind individuals with free state-of-the art radios that are designed expressly for listeners who have lost their sight.

Canine Partners

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

CLARITY

CLARITY provides a range of employment and training opportunities throughout the UK for blind and disabled people who cannot find jobs in open industry.

Disability, Pregnancy & Parenthood International (DPPI)

DPPI (Disability, Pregnancy & Parenthood) is a registered charity that promotes better awareness and support for disabled people during pregnancy and as parents.

Extant    Email : info@extant.org.uk

Extant is the opposite of extinct. Formed in 1997 Extant was the inspired name chosen by a group of professional visually impaired artists, for the emergence of a new dynamic space, intended to redress our invisibility as artists and explore new creative territories. Since then Extant has: Pioneered theatre practice with the express inclusion of visually impaired  performers and audiences….. Read More

Guide Dogs for the Blind Association

Purpose is to enhance the mobility, independence and quality of life of sight impaired people by providing guide dogs and other services.

Henshaws Society for Blind People

Henshaws Society for Blind People provide expert support, advice and training to anyone affected by sight loss and other disabilities.

Opsis

National association for the education, training and support of blind and partially sighted people.

Thomas Pocklington Trust

Thomas Pocklington Trust offers people who are blind or have sight loss the support they require to lead an independent life, based on their individual requirements.

Vision Homes Association

With more than 20 years experience, Vision Homes Association provides specialist support for adults who have not only visual impairments but additional conditions such as: Learning Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Acquired Brain Injuries, Complex Health Needs, Challenging Behaviour.

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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

People First    Email : peoplefirstltd@gmail.com

People First is an organisation run by and for people with learning difficulties. The organisation aims to speak up and campaign for the rights of people with learning difficulties. We also aim to support self-advocacy groups across the country in their work. People First (Self Advocacy) is a national self-advocacy organisation run by and for people with learning difficulties. Our….. Read More

Ceartas

Ceartas provide information and advocacy for older people and people with dementia in East Dunbartonshire.

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Revitalise    Email : info@revitalise.org.uk

A national charity providing short breaks and holidays for disabled people and carers. Revitalise is a national charity providing respite care in a holiday setting for disabled people and carers for over 50 years. Revitalise was founded in 1963 as the Winged Fellowship Trust (WFT). In 2004 WFT became Vitalise and in 2014 Vitalise became Revitalise. We currently run three….. Read More

Carers Holidays    Email : info@carerssupportcentre.org.uk

If you are a carer you can use this website to access discounts on holiday accommodation. Simply join the FREE membership scheme and quote your membership number to the holiday provider when you make your booking. This site is run by Carers Support Centre which is a charity. We have negotiated a discount for carers with each of the holiday….. 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

The National Care Forum (NCF)    Email : info@nationalcareforum.org.uk

“NCF has a mission to support our members to improve social care provision and enhance the quality of life, choice, control and wellbeing of people who use care services” The National Care Forum supports organisations providing care and support services throughout the UK.NCF promotes the benefits of the not-for-profit model of care services provision. NCF members are not-for-profit organisations, providing quality….. Read More

Carer Watch

A campaign group for carers across the UK run by independent, unpaid carers.

Carers Direct

Carers Direct provides a complete person-centred home Caring Service for elderly and less able people living in their own homes and in their own communities.

Carers Oxfordshire

Support and advice for carers in Oxfordshire. Site provides direct dial helpline contacts with information about benefits, carers assessment and also how to receive grants and breaks.

Carers Trust

The aim of Carers Trust is to help ensure that no carer has to reach crisis point before they get the support they need. In short, to make it easier for carers to cope.

Carers UK

A national membership charity for carers in the UK, which is a support network for carers.

COUNSEL AND CARE

Counsel and Care is a national charity working with older people, their families and carers to get the best care and support.

The National Careline

The National Careline is a not for profit company offering information about care and support for older people, their carers and their families.

Youngcarers

Carers Trust offers a wide range of resources and information for anyone who works with carers.

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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

Jewish Deaf Association    Email : mail@jdeaf.org.uk

The JDA is an independent, national charity offering professional support services, information and a range of social, cultural and educational programmes to people with all levels of hearing loss, people experiencing tinnitus, their friends, families and colleagues. Our Vision: JDA’s vision is of a world where there are no barriers to communication and understanding between deaf and hearing people; a….. Read More

BSLZone

The British Sign Language Broadcasting Trust (BSLBT) commissions television programmes made in British Sign Language by Deaf people for Deaf people. All of these programmes are available to watch on our BSL Zone player. BSLBT was set up in 2008, with Ofcom’s approval,  to offer an alternative way for commercial broadcasters to meet their regulatory requirements to provide sign language on their qualifying….. Read More

See Hear

BBC-TV weekly magazine programme for deaf and hard of hearing people, produced in sign language with open subtitles.

A-Z to Deafblindness

A-Z to deafblindness is a resourceful website for deafblind, deaf and blind.

Action Deafness

Action Deafness provides numerous services to individuals of various hearing impairments. These services include Technology, Books, Cultural and Knowledge and Communication, which includes British Sign Language as well as other communication support.

Action on Hearing Loss

Action on Hearing Loss focuses on how to reach and support people with hearing loss. Action on Hearing Loss main activity is to raise awareness of how isolating hearing loss can be and to provide vital information about the disability.

Assistance Dogs UK

Recognised assistance dogs are dogs that have been trained by accredited member organisations of Assistance Dogs International (ADI) and the International Guide Dog Federation (IGDF). Over 7,000 disabled people in the UK rely on an assistance dog to help with practical tasks, in addition to the emotional benefits and greater independence that such dogs bring. Who we are Assistance Dogs….. Read More

Association of Teachers of Lipreading to Adults (ATLA)

ATLA’s aim is to create a world where lipreading is available to anyone who needs it.

Auditory Verbal UK

Auditory Verbal UK transforms the lives of children who are deaf across the UK by teaching them to listen and speak.

Auditory Verbal UK (AVUK)    Email : info@avuk.org

Our vision is that all deaf children have the opportunity to listen and speak as equals alongside their hearing peers. At Auditory VerbalUK, we want to see a world where all deaf children have the same opportunities in life as hearing children. Auditory VerbalUK is an award-winning national charity that helps babies and young children with permanent hearing loss to….. Read More

British Association of Teachers of the Deaf (BATOD)    Email : exec@batod.org.uk

BATOD is a not-for-profit, professional association. The membership includes two thirds of all qualifed Teachers of the Deaf (ToDs) across the UK. BATOD promotes excellence in deaf education – providing specialist professional support for Teachers of the Deaf to develop the communication skills of deaf children and support their education by providing advice and information to families, professional specialist colleagues and….. Read More

British Deaf Association (BDA)

Resource for deaf people that reflects every aspect of deaf culture and provides a global space for deaf people to share ideas and experiences by British Sign Language (BSL).

British Society for Mental Health and Deafness (BSMHD)    Email : info@bsmhd.org.uk

The British Society for Mental Health and Deafness (BSMHD) is unique in the UK as it is the only UK charity that focuses entirely on the promotion of the positive mental health of deaf people. Mental health includes healthy emotional, psychological and social development, the prevention and treatment of mental illness and other disorders. Although the main focus is on….. Read More

Cued Speech Association UK    Email : info@cuedspeech.co.uk

If you have a deaf baby or child, or support one at school or nursery, we can help you communicate, and enable your child to fully learn the English language, by teaching you the simple system of Cued Speech (CS). CS, which can be learnt in about 20 hours, combines eight hand-shapes in four positions near the mouth, with the lip….. Read More

DaDaFest    Email : info@dadafest.co.uk

DaDaFest is an innovative disability arts organisation based in Liverpool, delivering the Festival and other arts events to promote high quality disability & deaf arts from unique cultural perspectives. It also produces opportunities for disabled and d/Deaf people to access the arts, including training and a young people’s programme. DaDaFest is a cutting edge Disability and Deaf Arts Agency, working….. Read More

Deaf Access Cymru

Works for equal access to education, information and opportunities for deaf people.

Deaf Action

Deaf Action is a deaf-led charity that has been working for an equal and better future for Deaf, deafened, deafblind and hard of hearing people since 1835.

Deaf Connections

Deaf Connections is the leading voluntary organisation delivering specialist services to adult deaf people across Scotland.

Deaf Direct

Deaf Direct is a local charitable company that has worked with and for deaf and hard of hearing people since 1927. Deaf Direct provide a wide range of services to deaf and hard of hearing people, family members and carers, and professionals and other organisations.

Deaf Umbrella    Email : office@deafumbrella.com

Our mission is: to empower people who are Deaf by supporting their communication and promoting their opportunities for education and employment to help those working with people who are Deaf by providing high-quality support and professional development to enlighten and educate the wider community to the needs of Deaf people to support and secure employment for Deaf job seekers of….. Read More

Deaf Unity

Deaf Unity aims to improve the quality of life of deaf people in the UK and worldwide. Deaf Unity works with all who are keen to support and empower deaf communities around the world – whether on an individual basis or at an organisational level. Our vision is a world where all deaf people are connected – locally, regionally and….. Read More

DeafClub.co.uk

The continually updated source of news for the deaf, brought to you by Deaf Umbrella.

Deafinitely Theatre

Our Vision: A world where deaf people are a valued part of the national theatre landscape, recognised for the excellence of their work. We reach new audiences, both deaf and hearing. We are judged on the innovation, excellence and quality of the work we produce. Deaf artists have the skills, confidence, contacts and exposure that gain them respect of the….. Read More

deafPLUS

deafPLUS is a registered medium-sized charity and company limited by guarantee working to encourage integration and equality between deaf and hearing people in all areas of life.

DeafSign    Email : webmaster@deafsign.com

www.deafsign.com is a new site, that offers a whole new approach to bringing the Deaf and hearing worlds closer together. The site has benefited from examples in other countries, such as the USA and provides information, contacts and discussion on issues related to deafness and sign language. The site has a number of interesting features including; an interactive discussion forum….. Read More

Disability, Pregnancy & Parenthood International (DPPI)

DPPI (Disability, Pregnancy & Parenthood) is a registered charity that promotes better awareness and support for disabled people during pregnancy and as parents.

Doncaster School for the Deaf    Email : enquiries@ddt-deaf.org.uk

We believe that all pupils who are deaf can learn, achieve, and be responsible for their education. We accept pupils from 4 – 19, and work closely with them to ensure they achieve their full potential. We are one of the oldest deaf schools in the UK, with a proud 185 year history. We provide a pupil-centred approach to education….. Read More

Ewing Foundation    Email : steviem@ewing-foundation.org.uk

The Ewing Foundation is a national charity, promoting inclusion and achievement for deaf children through listening and speaking. Our team of Education Consultants and Specialist Audiology Technicians supports professionals in acquiring the skills and confidence needed to help deaf children use their residual hearing, access technology and develop natural spoken language. The Ewing Foundation, established in 1952, supports professionals working….. Read More

Hayfield

Hayfield promote enhanced quality of life and greater independence with Deaf people who have additional disabilities.

HearFirst

Specialists in Deaf, Disability and British Sign Language training.

HEARING CONCERN

Hearing Concern helps to overcome the frustration, isolation and loneliness experienced by millions of people in the UK who have hearing loss, providing advice and support and promoting awareness of the communication needs of deaf and hard of hearing people.

Hearing dogs for deaf people

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People is a national charity and centre of excellence in training dogs to alert deaf people to important sounds and danger signals in the home, work place and public buildings.

Hearing Link

Hearing Link is the UK organisation for people with hearing loss & their families. Hearing Link make it easy to find information, services & support, and to connect with others to share experiences & advice.

Hearing Times

Hearing Times provides up-to-date news and information for deaf and hard of hearing people, their relatives and friends, audiologists and professionals in the hearing industry. .

Inclusion London    Email : info@inclusionlondon.org.uk

Inclusion London supports 90 Deaf and Disabled Organisations working across every London borough. Through these organisations, our reach extends to over 70,000 Disabled Londoners and campaign for equality for Deaf and Disabled people.  

Lipreading Practice    Email : gloria@lipreadingpractice.co.uk

The material in this site is free to all who wish to use it. This site presents lipreading using video clips as well as written exercises. Skills and practice material in the sessions focus on learning to recognise the lip shape and movements of most sounds. It is hoped that the ideas and strategies presented will also be helpful. The….. Read More

Little Signers Group

Provide Sign Language and Deaf awareness to hearing and deaf children and their families, as well as baby signing for families.

National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS)

A charity that helps deaf children.

RNID

RNID is the largest charity representing the 8.7 million deaf and hard of hearing people in the UK. RNID  vision is a world where deafness and hearing loss are not barriers to opportunity and fulfillment.

Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD)

Committed to meeting the individual needs of people affected by deafness. The Royal Association for Deaf People (RAD) is committed to supporting Deaf culture, history and language. We consult with Deaf people to make sure we fully understand their needs. We provide a wide range of services which Deaf people want and need. All of our services are delivered in….. Read More

Royal School for the Deaf Derby

Royal School for the Deaf Derby welcomes profoundly and severely deaf young people from all regions of the United Kingdom.

Signature

Signature are widely respected as the leading awarding body for nationally recognised qualifications in British Sign Language and other deaf communications. You can study their qualifications at around 500 locations across the UK, from beginner level to professional level.

Signed Culture    Email : admin@signedculture.org.uk

We work with BSL users, arts and cultural organisations and BSL interpreters and Deaf presenters to help ensure that the cultural sector is as open and welcoming to Deaf people as it can possibly be. On our website, you can find out about upcoming arts and cultural events that are accessible to BSL users and learn how Signed Culture can….. Read More

SignHealth    Email : info@signhealth.org.uk

We are the national disability charity of the year, authors of the world’s first large study of the health of Deaf people, home of the world’s biggest collection of health videos in sign language. The Deaf Health Charity SignHealth, works across the country, trying to get Deaf people the same access to healthcare that hearing people have. This website is….. Read More

SLFirst Magazine    Email : info@slfirst.co.uk

The SLFirst Magazine was launched in 2011 as a free publication available to the general public. Our  mission is to bring together businesses and services that think about, and are accessible to all, including the Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities. The SLFirst Magazine offers features, reviews, case studies and unbiased articles covering topics that the readership has shown most interest in. Discovering….. Read More

StageText    Email : enquiries@stagetext.org

Stagetext is a registered charity which provides captioning and live subtitling services to theatres and other arts venues to make their activities accessible to people who are deaf, deafened or hard of hearing. It was established in May 2000 by Peter Pullan, Merfyn Williams and Geoff Brown, each of whom had varying types of deafness and a determination to improve….. Read More

The Ear Foundation

The Ear Foundation – bridging the gap between clinic-based services, where today’s exciting hearing technologies, such as cochlear implants & bone conducting hearing implants are fitted, and home, school and work where they are used in daily life.

The Elizabeth Foundation

The Elizabeth Foundation facilitates early diagnosis for babies and pre-school children with hearing loss, and provide comprehensive educational and support services to them and their families.

The Elizabeth Foundation    Email : Sue.Campbell@elizabeth-foundation.org

Helping preschool deaf children learn to listen and talk. The Elizabeth Foundation is a national charity supporting infants and pre-school children with hearing loss and their families. It helps babies and children with all degrees of hearing loss learn to listen and speak. It does this by providing pre-school education services at its Family Centre, along with help, support and….. Read More

The Mary Hare Foundation

Mary Hare provides a first-class education for a large number of profoundly and severely deaf children from all over the UK.

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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

Sense    Email : facilities@sense.org.uk

We are a national charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind or have sensory impairments. Who we are and what we do: Do take a moment to discover what we do and how our support and services enable deafblind people to live fulfilling and aspirational lives as independently as possible. Sense is a national charity….. Read More

A-Z to Deafblindness

A-Z to deafblindness is a resourceful website for deafblind, deaf and blind.

Assistance Dogs UK

Recognised assistance dogs are dogs that have been trained by accredited member organisations of Assistance Dogs International (ADI) and the International Guide Dog Federation (IGDF). Over 7,000 disabled people in the UK rely on an assistance dog to help with practical tasks, in addition to the emotional benefits and greater independence that such dogs bring. Who we are Assistance Dogs….. Read More

Deaf Action

Deaf Action is a deaf-led charity that has been working for an equal and better future for Deaf, deafened, deafblind and hard of hearing people since 1835.

Deafblind Scotland

Deafblind Scotland provides numerous forms of assistance and support to those living with the condition within their communities.

Deafblind UK

Deafblind UK is offering a wide range of services to deafblind people. More details on the website.

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The Prince’s Trust

Welcome to The Prince’s Trust We believe that every young person should have the chance to succeed. So, we help 13 to 30 year-olds who are unemployed or struggling at school to transform their lives. More than three in four will achieve a positive outcome, moving into jobs, education and training. How we support young people Many of the young….. Read More

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

Livability    Email : info@livability.org.uk

Livability is a disability and community engagement charity: We provide disability and community services that promote inclusion and wellbeing for all. A national provider of commissioned care: We are a national provider of commissioned care services, delivering disability and community projects around the UK. An enabling network: Building on 160 years of social inclusion, we tackle barriers in people’s lives 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

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

CCHF All About Kids

CCHF All About Kids exists to give disadvantaged children a range of residential activity and respite breaks. Our Breaks Situated in the West Sussex countryside, CCHF All About Kid’s residential centre offers a safe environment in which children are offered a challenging activity programme. Each programme has been developed to meet the often complex and wide-ranging needs of the children. Team-building….. 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

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

Birchington Convalescent Benefit Fund    Email : enquiries@churchsociety.org

The Council of Church Society acts as Trustee for the Birchington Convalescent Benefit Fund.  This fund is used to help ‘poor children’ to have a ‘change of air’ whilst they are recovering from illness or suffering from a long-term illness.  In practice the Trustees give modest grants to help children and their families to take a holiday where they might….. Read More

Dreamflight    Email : office@dreamflight.org

Dreamflight is a UK charity that changes young lives through taking children with a serious illness or disability, without their parents, on the holiday of a lifetime to Orlando, Florida. Contact Us We welcome all queries. To get in touch with us please complete your details on this contact form and click the Send button. Dreamflight Office: 15 Chiltern Court,….. Read More

Family Holiday Association    Email : info@FamilyHolidayAssociation.org.uk

The Family Holiday Association is a charity that provides short breaks in the UK for children and their families. Our historyThe charity was started by North London couple Joan and Patrick Laurance, who had experienced first-hand what a difference a break away from home can make. Read the story behind the charity that has been helping struggling families get a break….. Read More

Happy Days Children’s Charity    Email : enquiries@happydayscharity.org

Welcome to Happy Days Children’s Charity: Since 1992, Happy Days Children’s Charity has helped over 200,000 courageous kids in communities throughout the UK with trips, experiences and respite breaks, bringing happiness and hope to them and their families. Last year, we supported over 23,000 children and their families coping with life-limiting illnesses, mental and physical disabilities and those who had….. Read More

HCPT    Email : hq@hcpt.org.uk

Since 1956, HCPT has offered life-changing week-long pilgrimage holidays to Lourdes, France, for disabled and disadvantaged people. Such holidays are with small groups of prepared volunteer helpers. HCPT helps 1,000 disabled and disadvantaged children and young people visit every Easter,and hundreds of disabled and disadvantaged people of all ages to enjoy a week at Hosanna House near the town each Summer. The….. 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.

The National Holiday Fund (NHF)    Email : office@nhfcharity.co.uk

The National Holiday Fund for Sick and Disabled Children. Provides support for the parents or carers of severely sick or disabled children by offering them a two week respite whilst their children are cared for by us.Parents, or carers are given the opportunity for either a ‘well earned’ rest, or quality time to spend with their other children. The children are….. Read More

TSC Trust    Email : info@tsctrust.org

We work closely with local authority disability units, special needs schools and various other charities throughout the UK. All the Children & families who benefit from our holidays are referred to us directly from one of the above. Thank you for all your support throughout 2015 and into 2016, your funding has enabled us to not only offer holidays to….. Read More

Able Kidz

Able Kidz provide specialist equipment, computers and software to the disabled children or school and also funding any extra tuition needs of a disabled child.

Action for Children

A charity that supports the most vulnerable and neglected children and young people throughout the UK

Action For Kids

Action For Kids exists to support disabled children and young people to live the life they want – just like everyone else.

Assistance Dogs UK

Recognised assistance dogs are dogs that have been trained by accredited member organisations of Assistance Dogs International (ADI) and the International Guide Dog Federation (IGDF). Over 7,000 disabled people in the UK rely on an assistance dog to help with practical tasks, in addition to the emotional benefits and greater independence that such dogs bring. Who we are Assistance Dogs….. Read More

Barnardo’s    Email : info@barnardos.org.uk

A charity that helps vulnerable children, young people and their families. Barnardo’s transforms the lives of the most vulnerable children across the UK through the work of our services, campaigning and research expertise. We believe we can bring out the very best in every child whether the issue is child poverty, sexual exploitation, disability or domestic violence. Barnardo’s works directly with….. Read More

Blind Children UK

Blind Children UK Family Support team gives the families of children with visual impairment emotional and practical support, advice and information.

CAPT

CAPT  are committed to reducing the number of children and young people killed, disabled or seriously injured in accidents.

Cerebra

Cerebra is a unique charity set up to help improve the lives of children with brain related conditions through research, education and directly supporting the children and their carers.

CH Heswall Disabled Children’s Holiday Fund (HDCHF)    Email : committee@heswallcamp.org.uk

Heswall Disabled Children’s Holiday Fund hosts a completely free week-long summer camp each August for up to 30 boys aged 9-15 years, from North West England, who have physical disabilities. The charity also provides financial assistance to the families of children with disabilities and other disabled groups for whom our camp is not suitable. Michael Byrne MBE and Roy Wignall remain….. Read More

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.

Children’s Trust

The Children’s Trust is the UK’s leading charity for children with brain injury. They work with children and young people from across the UK, both from their specialist centre in Tadworth, Surrey and in communities around the country.

Contact a Family    Email : helpline@cafamily.org.uk

Contact a Family is the leading UK charity working with all families of disabled children, regardless of the disability or health condition and with a whole family approach. We provide advice, information and support on all aspects of raising a disabled child including finances, education, transition and relationships. We bring families together so they can support each other and we….. Read More

Council for Disabled Children (CDC)

The Council for Disabled Children (CDC) is the umbrella body for the disabled children’s sector in England, with links to other UK nations.

Disability Challengers

Disability Challengers believe that all disabled children have both the need and the right to play. Play teaches children valuable life lessons, builds confidence, develops a range of skills and provides families with the vital ‘lifeline’ of support that they so desperately need.

Disabled Parents Network

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

Dreams Come True

Dreams Come True is a national charity that helps children and young people with serious and life-limiting conditions to fulfill their dreams.

Dukes Barn

Dukes Barn aim as a education trust, is to ensure that all young people, regardless of ability, special need or disadvantage, are given the opportunity to experience quality outdoor education, in a safe environment, to improve not only their physical fitness but also their confidence and self esteem to enable them to meet the challenges of everyday life, today and….. Read More

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.

Every disabled child matters

Campaign for rights and justice for all disabled children.

FairFun

Families with children with special needs often find Christmas particularly stressful. Events aren’t suitable or accessible for them, people stare at their children, their children can’t queue to see Santa. FairFun organise quality tailored events where the whole family can be involved and have fun.

Get Kids Going!    Email : info@getkidsgoing.com

Get Kids Going! is a national charity which gives disabled children and young people – up to the age of 26 yrs – the wonderful opportunity of participating in sport. We provide them with specially built sports’ wheelchairs so they can do: athletics, marathons, tennis, skiing, rugby, sailing, boccia, basketball, sledge hockey, table tennis, fencing, shooting, archery, powerlifting and many….. Read More

Go Kids Go !

Wheelchair Children’s unique FREE Courses equip young wheelchair users with the skills to become independently mobile so that they can enjoy the same activities as their able bodied peers.

Great Ormond Street Hospital

Great Ormond Street Hospital has over 240,000 patient visits each year for the rarest and most complex conditions and offers the widest range of paediatric services under one roof in Britain.

Kids    Email : communications@kids.org.uk

Making a life changing difference to disabled children, young people and their families. We care for over 8,000 disabled children, young people and their families every year by delivering around 140 services across England. KIDS is unique; there is no other organisation dedicated to providing such an extensive range of services to disabled children and young people, aged 0-25 years, irrespective….. Read More

KidsOut

Every year KidsOut helps over 35,000 children. KidsOut believe that every young person in the UK has a right to fun and happiness in their lives.

Kith & Kids

Kith & Kids provides activities, opportunities, information and support for people with a learning disability or autism, their parents and siblings.

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

LOOK

LOOK mission is to improve the lives of families with Visually Impaired children and young people by providing support, information and activities with a view to helping them gain the best outcomes in life and reach their full potential.

Make-A-Wish Foundation® UK    Email : referrals@makeawish.org.uk

We exist for one reason – to grant magical wishes to enrich the lives of children and young people fighting life-threatening conditions. Whether it’s starring in their own films, walking with dinosaurs, going on an amazing holiday, meeting a celebrity hero, or having a life-changing bedroom makeover; our wishes are varied, personal and, most importantly, magical. We go above and….. 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

ndcs

NDCS’s mission is to remove the barriers to the achievement of deaf children around the world.

Network 81

Enhancing opportunities for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

Newlife Foundation

Newlife Nurses are the gateway to information, grants and care. They man a national Helpline which supports and informs families, whether they have just been told of their child’s disability or need help accessing local services.

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.

Rays of Sunshine Children’s Charity

Aims to grant the wishes of UK children living with serious or life-threatening illnesses.

REACH – Association for Children with Hand or Arm Deficiency

The association for children with Upper Limb Deficiency.

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.

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.

SA The Harriet Davis Trust

The Trust provides four self-catering holiday houses in Pembrokeshire, UK for families with disabled children at economical prices. Harriet Davis suffered from a rare degenerative metabolic disease. She was unable to speak, and had lost most of her motor abilities. With difficulty she could use a word chart and make use of an electric wheelchair. Seaside holidays, in the company….. Read More

Shooting Star Chase

Shooting Star Chase is a leading children’s hospice charity caring for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions, and their families.

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.

Special Needs Kids

Special Needs Kids is an Information Directory and shopping site to help parents and carers of children with special needs.

Special Needs UK

This site contains comprehensive information on an extensive range of schools and support groups for children of all ages with special needs. You can use the databases to search for the right special needs school or support group for your child, review upcoming events for those with educational special needs or working in the field.

Starlight

Starlight brightens the lives of seriously and terminally ill children by wish granting and also by providing fun, entertainment, laughter and distraction for children in every children’s hospital ward and hospice throughout the United Kingdom. All Starlight’s activities are aimed at distracting children from the pain, fear and isolation they can often feel as a result of their illnesses. Telephone: +44….. Read More

Steps

A national charity supporting children and adults affected by a lower limb condition such as clubfoot or a hip condition.

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 Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE)    Email : london@DofE.org

Since its creation in 1956 by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh KG KT, the DofE has gone from strength to strength. Guided by the same set of principles and by young people themselves, it’s as relevant today as it was then. A flexible programme that helps to develop young people for life and work, the numbers speak for themselves: 93%….. Read More

The Orpheus Centre

Recognized for the excellence of opportunities it offers young disabled and non-disabled people to develop their skills in Performing Arts.

The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry    Email : info@royalfoundation.com

Our Mission The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry is the Patrons’ primary charitable vehicle, and hopes to become a leading philanthropic investor, effectively using its time and resources to create lasting change in targeted areas and geographies, based on need and on the interests of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince….. Read More

Tree of Hope

Tree of Hope offers hope to the families of sick and disabled children in the UK who need specialist medical surgery, treatment and therapy in order to free them from suffering, giving a better quality to their young lives.

Treloar Trust

Treloar Trust is a registered charity providing education, care, therapy, medical support and independence training to young people with physical disabilities from all over 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

When You Wish Upon A Star

When You Wish Upon A Star aim is to simply make magical memories for a Wish child and their family to remember for a lifetime.

YoungMinds

YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

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Driving Mobility    Email : info@drivingmobility.org.uk

Driving Mobility is a network of 16 independent organisations covering England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, which offer professional, high quality information, advice and assessment to people who need to gain or retain independence through mobility. Driving Mobility · Tel: 0800 559 3636. Driving Mobility is the working name of the Forum of Mobility Centres. Registered charity number: 298178. A….. Read More

AskMID

To check online if your vehicle is on the Motor Insurance Database today.

Belfast – Disability Action    Email : mobilitycentre@disabilityaction.org

Disability Action works to ensure that people with disabilities attain their full rights as citizens, by supporting inclusion, influencing Government policy and changing attitudes in partnership with disabled people. Disability Action, Portside Business Park, 189 Airport Road’ Belfast’ BT3 9ED, Tel: 02890 297880, Fax: 02890 207881

Birmingham – Regional Driving Assessment Centre    Email : info@rdac.co.uk

Regional Driving Assessment Centre, Unit 11 Network Park, , Duddeston Mill Road, Birmingham, B8 1AU, Tel: 0845 3371540, Fax: 0121 3334568

Bodelwyddan – North Wales Mobility and Driving Assessment Service    Email : mobilityinfo@btconnect.com

The Wales Mobility & Driving Assessment Service is a registered charity receiving a Welsh Assembly grant under Section 64 of the Health Service and Public Health Act 1968. The grant provided meets the Services core running costs; therefore all capital related costs are generated from fees charged for the provision of services. North Wales Mobility and Driving Assessment Service, Disability Resources….. Read More

Bristol – Driving and Mobility Centre (West of England) CIC    Email : mobserv@drivingandmobility.org

Driving and Mobility Centre (West of England) CIC , The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue, Fishponds, Bristol BS16 2QQ, Tel: 011796 59353 Fax: 011796 53652

Cardiff – South Wales Mobility and Driving Assessment Service    Email : helen@wddac.co.uk

The Wales Mobility & Driving Assessment Service is a registered charity receiving a Welsh Assembly grant under Section 64 of the Health Service and Public Health Act 1968. The grant provided meets the Services core running costs; therefore all capital related costs are generated from fees charged for the provision of services. South Wales Mobility and Driving Assessment Service, Rockwood….. Read More

Carshalton – QEF Mobility Services    Email : mobility@qef.org.uk

We are a national disability charity with more than 80 years’ experience of developing innovative services which enable and support people to increase their independence and improve their opportunities for life. QEF Mobility Services, 1 Metcalfe Avenue, Carshalton, Surrey SM5 4AW (if using satnav use SM5 4NR) Tel: 0208 770 1151 Fax: 0208 770 1211

Cornwall Mobility    Email : info@cornwallmobility.co.uk

We are the largest, most dynamic mobility centre in the UK. We aim to provide solutions, services, support and reassurance to people of all ages in the South West who face independence and mobility challenges. Cornwall Mobility, North Buildings, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, Cornwall TR1 3LJ Tel: 01872 254920 Fax: 01872 254921

Derby – DrivAbility (Derby Regional Mobility Centre)    Email : driving@derbyhospitals.nhs.uk

Derby Drivability aims to provide a high quality service for professionals and members of the public, to meet the needs of people with wide ranging illnesses/disabilities wishing to drive or travel as passengers. We are part of the Specialist Rehabilitation and Therapies Directorate of Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and do all we can to assist people to keep driving/travel….. 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

Edinburgh – Scottish Driving Assessment Service

Scottish Driving Assessment Service, Astley Ainslie Hospital, 133 Grange Loan, Edinburgh, EH9 2HL, Tel: 01315 379192, Fax: 0131 537 9193,

Get-vehicle-information-from-dvla

Check online to find out what information the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) holds about a vehicle. You’ll need the vehicle’s make and registration number. You can find out various things about the vehicle, including: when its current vehicle tax expires, when its MOT expires, the date it was first registered, SORN status, colour, engine size, year of manufacture etc.

Kent – South East DriveAbility    Email : kcht.sedriveability@nhs.net

We are a centre which provides assessment and advice on driving, car adaptation and car choice for disabled drivers and passengers. We carry out assessments and give advice on driving, driving tuition and car adaptation. There are three types of driving assessment that we provide: driving ability assessment, advice on adaptations, drive from wheelchair. South East DriveAbility The First Floor….. Read More

Leeds – The William Merritt Disabled Living Centre and Mobility Service    Email : info@wmdlc.org

We provide impartial information, advice and assessment on equipment and practical aspects of daily living for disabled people of all ages, their carers, professionals and older people.  Anyone can make an appointment with one of our Occupational Therapists to discuss your needs in more detail. The William Merritt Disabled Living Centre and Mobility Service, St Mary’s Hospital, Green Hill Road,….. Read More

Motability

The Motability Scheme enables disabled people to use their government-funded mobility allowance to lease a new car, scooter or powered wheelchair. This scheme provided through nationwide dealers which you can find in the website. Over the past 35 years, Motability has helped over three million people get mobile by exchanging their mobility allowance to lease a car, scooter or powered….. Read More

Newcastle upon Tyne – North East Drive Mobility    Email : northeast.drivemobility@ntw.nhs.uk

North East Drive Mobility, Walkergate Park, Centre for Neuro-rehabilitation and Neuro-psychiatry, Benfield Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 4QD, Tel: 0191 287 5090

Oxford Mobility Centre    Email : info@rdac.co.uk

We are a specialist Vehicle Assessment Service. Our aim is to help older and disabled people achieve a better quality of life through helping them to maintain or regain independent mobility as drivers, passengers, scooter or wheelchair users. Our primary function is driving assessment. We can also offer practical advice on adaptations and tuition if required. Oxford Mobility Centre, c/o Regional Driving Assessment….. Read More

Southampton – Wessex DriveAbility    Email : enquiries@wessexdriveability.org.uk

Wessex DriveAbility is a charitable organisation dedicated to assisting people with disabilities or medical conditions to drive independently. We also carry out Fitness to Drive Assessments for older persons. Wessex DriveAbility, Leornain House, Kent Road, Portswood, Southampton SO17 2LJ Tel: 023 8055 4100

The AA

The AA offers a wide range of services including breakdown cover, insurance, home cover, finance, driving and travel.

The North West Driving Assessment Service

The North West Driving Assessment Service (formerly Wrightington Mobility Centre). Fleet House, Pye Close, Haydock, St Helens, WA11 9SJ Tel: 01942 483713, Fax: 01942 483717,

Thetford – East Anglian DriveAbility    Email : info@eastangliandriveability.org.uk

East Anglian DriveAbility is here to help keep disabled and elderly people mobile and independent. Comprehensive assessment of fitness to continue or return to driving. Specialist advice and information on car adaptations and driving with disabilities. Assessment and advice for disabled people who have difficulties accessing a vehicle as a passenger or driver. Specialist driving tuition. Motorcycle Assessments. Assessment for….. Read More

Welwyn Garden City – Hertfordshire Action on Disability Mobility Centre    Email : driving@hadnet.org.uk

HAD: a charity helping older and disabled people to lead an independent life. Hertfordshire Action on Disability Mobility Centre, The Woodside Centre, The Commons, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 4DD Tel: 01707 324581 Fax: 01707 371297

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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

Livability    Email : info@livability.org.uk

Livability is a disability and community engagement charity: We provide disability and community services that promote inclusion and wellbeing for all. A national provider of commissioned care: We are a national provider of commissioned care services, delivering disability and community projects around the UK. An enabling network: Building on 160 years of social inclusion, we tackle barriers in people’s lives and….. Read More

Hereward College

The college caters for a wide range of disabilities, including physical disability, Autism and learning disability.

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

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

Advisory Centre for Education (ACE-Ed)

Provides advice on education.

Aidis Trust

Helping people with disabilities make the best use of information and communication technology by giving information, help and support on all aspects of disability computing.

Association of Disabled Professionals (ADP)

Association of Disabled Professionals (ADP)

Association of National Specialist Colleges

Natspec is the membership association for Specialist Colleges. Have colleges that give young people with a learning difficulty or disability the chance to become more independent and to learn in an exciting environment with personal support.

Brainwave

Brainwave is a charity that aims to improve children’s mobility, communication skills, and learning potential, through a range of educational and physical therapies.

Common Purpose (Independent Educational Organisation)

Common Purpose runs courses which give people the skills, connections and inspiration to become better leaders both at work and in society.

Conductive Education

Special education and rehabilitation for children and adults with neurological motor disorders.

Department for Education

The Department for Education is responsible for education and children’s services in England. Work to achieve a highly educated society in which opportunity is equal for children and young people, no matter what their background or family circumstances.

Doncaster School for the Deaf    Email : enquiries@ddt-deaf.org.uk

We believe that all pupils who are deaf can learn, achieve, and be responsible for their education. We accept pupils from 4 – 19, and work closely with them to ensure they achieve their full potential. We are one of the oldest deaf schools in the UK, with a proud 185 year history. We provide a pupil-centred approach to education….. Read More

Femaura    Email : contact@femaura.com

Deaf Led Social Enterprise Company and Charity – offer you new mindset about Deaf World – Sign Language! Also Deaf Way courses, Human Rights etc. Femaura is a well established deaf led social enterprise that have build up reputation over six years. Our teachers have over 25 years experience of Sign Language and Deaf issues.

Lead Scotland

Lead Scotland, (Specialists in Linking Education and Disability), is a voluntary organisation set up to widen access to learning for disabled young people and adults and carers across Scotland.

National Institute of Conductive Education

The Foundation for Conductive Education is a leading UK charity based at the National Institute of Conductive Education working to improve the lives of children and adults with neurological motor disorders through the training and practice of Conductive Education.

National Star College

Students go to National Star College from all over the UK and often return to their home areas when they complete their study. National Star will look at how best to provide these new transition, accommodation and occupation services wherever they may be needed, across the whole country.

NEC

NEC offers educational opportunities and second-chance learning to people for whom attending regular classes at a school or college would not be possible.

Network 81

Enhancing opportunities for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

Shiva Trust

An Education Trust.

Special Needs UK

This site contains comprehensive information on an extensive range of schools and support groups for children of all ages with special needs. You can use the databases to search for the right special needs school or support group for your child, review upcoming events for those with educational special needs or working in the field.

TES    Email : help@tesglobal.com

The TES story is an extraordinary one: its digital community is one of the fastest growing of any profession globally, and it boasts a 100-year heritage at the centre of teaching and the education community. More than 4.9 million resources are downloaded from the TES websites a week, with ten TES resources downloaded a second. Home to more than 780,000 individually….. Read More

The Royal Blind School

The Royal Blind School offers education, care and employment for blind and partially sighted people.

Treloar Trust

Treloar Trust is a registered charity providing education, care, therapy, medical support and independence training to young people with physical disabilities from all over the UK.

Tutor Hunt    Email : support@tutorhunt.com

At Tutor Hunt, we know that finding a tutor is not an easy task. Whether searching for primary, GCSE, A-Level or an adult learner, we strive to make the process as painless as possible – listing all personal and private tutors closest to you…

UCanDoIT

UCanDoIT teaches people with disabilities how to use computers, with a particular focus on Internet and email skills.

Supports for Employment & Training - Helping Charities | Resources


The Prince’s Trust

Welcome to The Prince’s Trust We believe that every young person should have the chance to succeed. So, we help 13 to 30 year-olds who are unemployed or struggling at school to transform their lives. More than three in four will achieve a positive outcome, moving into jobs, education and training. How we support young people Many of the young….. Read More

Livability    Email : info@livability.org.uk

Livability is a disability and community engagement charity: We provide disability and community services that promote inclusion and wellbeing for all. A national provider of commissioned care: We are a national provider of commissioned care services, delivering disability and community projects around the UK. An enabling network: Building on 160 years of social inclusion, we tackle barriers in people’s lives and….. 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

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

Access To Work

An Access to Work grant can pay for practical support if you have a disability, health or mental health condition to help you.

AllAboutCareers.com

AllAboutCareers is a careers information website for students aged 16-24+.

Association of Disabled Professionals (ADP)

Association of Disabled Professionals (ADP)

Deaf Umbrella    Email : office@deafumbrella.com

Our mission is: to empower people who are Deaf by supporting their communication and promoting their opportunities for education and employment to help those working with people who are Deaf by providing high-quality support and professional development to enlighten and educate the wider community to the needs of Deaf people to support and secure employment for Deaf job seekers of….. Read More

Disability Job Site

The Disability Jobsite is committed to helping employers recruit the best talent by making sure their recruitment process and jobs accessible to disabled as well as non-disabled candidates.

Disability Now

Disability Now: This well established monthly newspaper has a large jobs section.

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

Evenbreak

A website where disabled jobseekers can be confident that employers who have chosen to display their vacancies are serious about looking beyond their disabilities and identify the skills they have to offer.

Graduate Recruitment Bureau (GRB)

Graduate Recruitment Bureau is a leading recruitment consultancy placing graduates into graduate jobs. GRB provide a free career matchmaking service for students and graduates.

Graduate-jobs

A search engine for graduate jobs.

JobRapido

A job search engine.

Ouseburn Farm    Email : admin@ouseburnfarm.org.uk

Ouseburn Farm is located in Newcastle upon Tyne. Providing adult placement training programmes for adults with learning difficulties or physical disabilities. Offering a variety of subjects from farm gardening to photography. Ouseburn Farm is a registered charity located in the Lower Ouseburn Valley, just a mile from Newcastle city centre.  Ouseburn Farm aims to:  Provide an integrated setting where people….. Read More

Papworth Trust

Papworth Trust has over 20 years’ experience of helping disabled people and people who are disadvantaged or have health conditions to find and keep jobs that are right for them

Pluss

Pluss is a Social Enterprise that supports thousands of disabled people each year to achieve work and a career.

Remploy

UK’s leading provider of disability employment services. iRemploy is a suite of on-line employment services for people with a disability or health condition.

Richmond Fellowship

Richmond Fellowship – Employment Services support people who have or are recovering from mental health problems and wish to return to paid employment, voluntary work or training.

Shaw Trust

Shaw Trust is a national charity which enables disabled people to maximise their work opportunities. It is the largest voluntary-sector sponsor under the Supported Employment Programme, with partnerships with over 2000 host companies employing some 2,500 disabled people.

The British Association for Supported Employment (BASE)

The British Association for Supported Employment (BASE) is the national trade association representing hundreds of agencies involved in securing employment for people with disabilities.

The Careers Service

The Careers Service provides structured programmes of careers, education and guidance for all young people. It provides specialist advice for clients with special educational or training needs.

The Disabled Workers Co-operative

Aim to promote the skills, services and products offered by disabled workers by creating a searchable (by anyone looking for whatever they need) database of these skills and services.

The Royal Blind School

The Royal Blind School offers education, care and employment for blind and partially sighted people.

Supports for Holidays & Accommodation - Helping National Charities & Resources in the top & then Regional Charities in Postcode order


1 Help: UK Postcodes, Counties & Regions

Please click on the above title name and in the new window click on the choice of your table to view all the post codes, counties & regions of the UK. [uk-postcodes-arranged-in-regions-order] & [uk-counties-regions-arranged-in-postcode-order] [all-uk-postcode-area-map]

1 Help: Support, Financial help & other Resources for Family Holidays

Please click on the above title name and in the new window click on the ‘Access to holidays 2011′ pdf attachment which is given below from ‘The Family Holiday Association UK-wide charity’ to view  a wide range of information on support, financial help & other resources for family holidays. Each year the Family Holiday Association helps approximately 1,600 families take a….. Read More

Livability    Email : info@livability.org.uk

Livability is a disability and community engagement charity: We provide disability and community services that promote inclusion and wellbeing for all. A national provider of commissioned care: We are a national provider of commissioned care services, delivering disability and community projects around the UK. An enabling network: Building on 160 years of social inclusion, we tackle barriers in people’s lives and….. Read More

Revitalise    Email : info@revitalise.org.uk

A national charity providing short breaks and holidays for disabled people and carers. Revitalise is a national charity providing respite care in a holiday setting for disabled people and carers for over 50 years. Revitalise was founded in 1963 as the Winged Fellowship Trust (WFT). In 2004 WFT became Vitalise and in 2014 Vitalise became Revitalise. We currently run three….. Read More

3H Fund (Helping Hands for Holidays)    Email : info@3hfund.org.uk

LAST YEAR, 3H HELPED OVER 750 DISABLED PEOPLE, AND THEIR CARERS, TO GET A BREAK AWAY. Founded over 40 years ago, thousands of those less fortunate than us have enjoyed a memorable and fulfilling holiday away from the stresses and strains of their difficult, confined everyday existence. To many, it is what they spend the whole year looking forward to…… 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

CCHF All About Kids

CCHF All About Kids exists to give disadvantaged children a range of residential activity and respite breaks. Our Breaks Situated in the West Sussex countryside, CCHF All About Kid’s residential centre offers a safe environment in which children are offered a challenging activity programme. Each programme has been developed to meet the often complex and wide-ranging needs of the children. Team-building….. Read More

Birchington Convalescent Benefit Fund    Email : enquiries@churchsociety.org

The Council of Church Society acts as Trustee for the Birchington Convalescent Benefit Fund.  This fund is used to help ‘poor children’ to have a ‘change of air’ whilst they are recovering from illness or suffering from a long-term illness.  In practice the Trustees give modest grants to help children and their families to take a holiday where they might….. Read More

Calvert Trust

Challenging Disability Through Outdoor Adventure. Provides adventurous outdoor activities for disabled people at three different centres across the UK. The Calvert Trust is the inspiration of John Fryer-Spedding, whose vision was to enable people with disabilities to benefit from outdoor activities in the countryside. The Calvert Trust came in to existence as a charity on 12th March 1976; this is the date that….. Read More

CanalAbility    Email : hello@canalability.org.uk

Canal Boat Holidays and Day Trips for People with Disabilities Welcome to CanalAbility! We are an award winning charity dedicated to providing the facilities for disabled people and people with special needs to enjoy boating on the river on our specially adapted canal boats. Have a day out or a weekend break and enjoy a great experience exploring the Rivers Stort….. Read More

Carers Holidays    Email : info@carerssupportcentre.org.uk

If you are a carer you can use this website to access discounts on holiday accommodation. Simply join the FREE membership scheme and quote your membership number to the holiday provider when you make your booking. This site is run by Carers Support Centre which is a charity. We have negotiated a discount for carers with each of the holiday….. Read More

Disaway Trust    Email : lynnesimpkins@hotmail.com

The Disaway Trust is a registered charity that organises group holidays with physically disabled people, which has been in existence since 1981. The Disaway Trust is a registered charity that organises group holidays with physically disabled people, which has been in existence since 1981. The organisation is run entirely by a Committee of Volunteers and is supported by voluntary help….. Read More

Dreamflight    Email : office@dreamflight.org

Dreamflight is a UK charity that changes young lives through taking children with a serious illness or disability, without their parents, on the holiday of a lifetime to Orlando, Florida. Contact Us We welcome all queries. To get in touch with us please complete your details on this contact form and click the Send button. Dreamflight Office: 15 Chiltern Court,….. Read More

Family Holiday Association    Email : info@FamilyHolidayAssociation.org.uk

The Family Holiday Association is a charity that provides short breaks in the UK for children and their families. Our historyThe charity was started by North London couple Joan and Patrick Laurance, who had experienced first-hand what a difference a break away from home can make. Read the story behind the charity that has been helping struggling families get a break….. Read More

Forth and Clyde Canal Society (Scotland)    Email : forthandclydecanalsociety@hotmail.co.uk

The Forth and Clyde Canal Society was formed by a group of canal enthusiasts who felt that the decline in the canals of Scotland in the 1960s had to be reversed. They believed these monuments to our industrial past could be put to use in the future for the benefit of local communities and they could see that this decline….. Read More

Happy Days Children’s Charity    Email : enquiries@happydayscharity.org

Welcome to Happy Days Children’s Charity: Since 1992, Happy Days Children’s Charity has helped over 200,000 courageous kids in communities throughout the UK with trips, experiences and respite breaks, bringing happiness and hope to them and their families. Last year, we supported over 23,000 children and their families coping with life-limiting illnesses, mental and physical disabilities and those who had….. Read More

HCPT    Email : hq@hcpt.org.uk

Since 1956, HCPT has offered life-changing week-long pilgrimage holidays to Lourdes, France, for disabled and disadvantaged people. Such holidays are with small groups of prepared volunteer helpers. HCPT helps 1,000 disabled and disadvantaged children and young people visit every Easter,and hundreds of disabled and disadvantaged people of all ages to enjoy a week at Hosanna House near the town each Summer. The….. Read More

Holidays with Help    Email : holidayswithhelp@gmail.com

We provide respite care breaks for people with disabilities and their carers with support from trained and experienced helpers. Medical and nursing personnel are also on site to offer guidance where necessary, should it be needed. However it should be noted that we cannot provide 24 hour nursing care. Bookings are welcome from large groups and individuals allowing single people,….. Read More

Jumbulance    Email : info@jumbulance.org.uk

The Jumbulance Trust exists to make it possible for severely disabled and unwell adults, children and dependent elderly people to travel on holidays and day outings which for most would be well nigh impossible by air, rail, standard coach or any other means. The Jumbulance Trust is an accessible travel charity that exists to make it possible for severely unwell….. Read More

Options Supported Holidays    Email : office@optionsholidays.co.uk

Options Holidays is a not-for-profit organisation running escorted traditional-style holidays for adults with learning disabilities. We run holidays throughout the year, in the UK, the Mediterranean and far-away places. All our holidays are different, aiming to meet our clients’ desires – sight seeing, relaxing by the pool or beach, evening entertainment, learning about the local area and cultures, theatre outings,….. Read More

Quarriers (Scotland)    Email : careers@quarriers.org.uk

Quarriers is one of Scotland’s largest social care charities. We provide practical care and support for vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances. We challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive changes in people’s lives. Quarriers is a Scottish charity dedicated to helping children, families and adults overcome adversity. We have a long track….. Read More

RAF Disabled Holiday Trust    Email : mail@rafbf.org.uk

Providing accessible holidays for disabled serving and former members of the RAF and their dependants. The RAF Disabled Holiday Trust believes everybody deserves a stress-free holiday, free from the worry of whether accommodation is accessible or not. This is why we have a wonderful selection of places to stay and visit both in the UK and abroad, which meet both….. Read More

Re-Union Canal Boats (Scotland)    Email : info@re-union.org.uk

Re-Union Canal Boats is a social enterprise in Edinburgh and Falkirk operating across the Union and Forth & Clyde Canals. Getting out on the canal couldn’t be easier. To hire one of our boats for a private event, party or meeting in either Edinburgh or Falkirk then choose from the options below. If you prefer to drive a boat yourself….. Read More

Scottish Canals

Scotland’s canals have a unique place in the history of canal-buidling of the Industrial Age of Great Britain and Ireland. Union Canal: 1793 The Union Canal was conceived as a direct route for the people of Edinburgh to access cheap sources of coal from the West. Union Canal: 2001 The canal is reopened as part of the £83.5m Millennium Link – the….. Read More

Scottish Waterways Trust    Email : info@scottishwaterwaystrust.org.uk

The Scottish Waterways Trust is an independent registered charity, established as part of The Waterways Trust in 2000. In 2012 The Waterways Trust merged its operations in England and Wales with the Canal & River Trust, and the organisation in Scotland became an independent charity. Its patron is HRH The Prince of Wales. We help young people gain the skills….. Read More

Seagull Trust Cruises Charity (Scotland)    Email : info@seagulltrustcruises.org.uk

Founded in 1978, the Seagull Trust Cruises charity offers free cruises on Scotland’s canals for people with special needs. From small beginnings, Seagull Trust Cruises hosted 27,003 passengers on 2,823 cruises in 2015. A completely voluntary charity, cruises run from branches at Ratho near Edinburgh, Falkirk, Kirkintilloch and Highland at Inverness. In addition, a purpose-built holiday boat based at Falkirk….. Read More

Ski 2 Freedom Foundation

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined” – Henry David Thoreau Are you looking for adventure, adrenaline, a new found freedom, somewhere different and truly memorable for you, your family or friends? Ski 2 Freedom Foundation is the link for anyone whose life is affected by a disability, special need, life-challenging or life-changing condition,….. Read More

The National Holiday Fund (NHF)    Email : office@nhfcharity.co.uk

The National Holiday Fund for Sick and Disabled Children. Provides support for the parents or carers of severely sick or disabled children by offering them a two week respite whilst their children are cared for by us.Parents, or carers are given the opportunity for either a ‘well earned’ rest, or quality time to spend with their other children. The children are….. Read More

The Newman Holiday Trust

Established in 1981, the Trust began by running a one week summer holiday for children with special needs. The Trust now provides holidays for over 120 children with disabilities and special needs aged 4-16 each year, in various locations around the United Kingdom. Due to the high level of skilled care they require or financial circumstances, the children selected for….. Read More

The Royal Air Force Disabled Holiday Trust    Email : admin@rafdht.org.uk

The aim of the Trust, the first of its kind, is to make it possible for both serving and ex-Royal Air Force personnel and their dependents with a severe disability to take holidays in the UK and abroad on equal terms with able bodied people. The late Flight Lieutenant Gordon Sykes MBE, a fighter pilot who became paralysed when ejecting….. Read More

TSC Trust    Email : info@tsctrust.org

We work closely with local authority disability units, special needs schools and various other charities throughout the UK. All the Children & families who benefit from our holidays are referred to us directly from one of the above. Thank you for all your support throughout 2015 and into 2016, your funding has enabled us to not only offer holidays to….. Read More

Youth Cancer Trust    Email : admin@yct.org.uk

WE’RE A NATIONAL CHARITY BASED IN BOURNEMOUTH. Meet people like you! Youth Cancer Trust provides support and free activity holidays for young people (aged 14 to 30) diagnosed and living with cancer or any malignant disease, from anywhere in the UK and the Irish Republic, or who are patients of any UK hospital. Holidays are also available for young people….. Read More

CH Heswall Disabled Children’s Holiday Fund (HDCHF)    Email : committee@heswallcamp.org.uk

Heswall Disabled Children’s Holiday Fund hosts a completely free week-long summer camp each August for up to 30 boys aged 9-15 years, from North West England, who have physical disabilities. The charity also provides financial assistance to the families of children with disabilities and other disabled groups for whom our camp is not suitable. Michael Byrne MBE and Roy Wignall remain….. Read More

EH Linlithgow Union Canal Society (LUCS)    Email : info@lucs.org.uk

When the Linlithgow Union Canal Society (LUCS) was founded in 1975 the canal basin’s buildings were derelict, the canal was blocked at Preston Road and there were no boats. Despite this, the society’s founder, the late Mel Gray MBE, knew there was interest in the canal and so collected the names of those who wished to restore the canal and….. Read More

EH The Lin Berwick Trust Holiday Cottage (Dirleton – Edinburgh)    Email : info@thelinberwicktrust.org.uk

Denis Duncan House is the Trust’s second holiday cottage for the disabled and is situated on the village green in Manse Road in the village of Dirleton, which is 24 miles east of Edinburgh, and 2 miles south west of the coastal town of North Berwick on the Firth of Forth. Denis Duncan House offers the disabled holidaymaker state-of-the art….. Read More

Holidays Support

LE Peter Le Marchant Trust- (Day trips and holidays on waterways)    Email : info@peterlemarchanttrust.co.uk

About: For over thirty five years the Trust has provided day outings and holidays on waterways for people of all ages with any kind of disability or serious illness. Peter Le Marchant Peter Le Marchant died very young in the early ‘70s. His sister Clare searched for some time to find the best way to commemorate his life On a….. Read More

NR The Nancy Oldfield Trust for Sailing, Canoeing and Motor Cruising on the Norfolk Broads

Making adventure possible – sailing, canoeing and motor cruising on the Norfolk Broads for disabled and disadvantaged people. The aim of the Nancy Oldfield Trust is to provide the opportunity for people who are disabled or disadvantaged to enjoy a day out on the water, try new activities, improve their self confidence and increase their environmental awareness. Anyone who is….. Read More

PH Speyside Trust Badaguish Centre    Email : info@badaguish.org

Speyside Trust Badaguish Centre is a place where you can explore and develop new and exciting skills in safety, amidst the superb forest and mountain scenery of the Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands. It is committed to Access for All and to programmes and facilities which offer equal opportunities in an integrated setting. Speyside Trust, Badaguish Centre is….. Read More

PL The Lin Berwick Trust (Holiday Accommodation)    Email : info@thelinberwicktrust.org.uk

Holiday accommodation for the disabled, their family and carers in East Harling – Norfolk, Dirleton – Edinburgh and Looe – Cornwall. The Lin Berwick Trust is a registered charity founded by Lin Berwick but it does not benefit her personally in any way. Lin Berwick is blind, has cerebral palsy and is a wheelchair user, and as a result of….. Read More

RG Accessible Boating

Accessible Boating is a Charity offering opportunities for disabled people or those with access difficulties to go boating on the Basingstoke Canal from Colt Hill Wharf, Odiham in Hampshire, UK. We operate 2 boats: DAWN, a day boat; and MADAM BUTTERFLY, a cruising boat. Both craft are specially designed and equipped to cater for those with disabilities or reduced mobility…… Read More

SA The Harriet Davis Trust

The Trust provides four self-catering holiday houses in Pembrokeshire, UK for families with disabled children at economical prices. Harriet Davis suffered from a rare degenerative metabolic disease. She was unable to speak, and had lost most of her motor abilities. With difficulty she could use a word chart and make use of an electric wheelchair. Seaside holidays, in the company….. Read More

SN The Bruce Trust    Email : brucebranch@katrust.org.uk

PROVIDING CANAL BOAT HOLIDAYS FOR DISABLED, DISADVANTAGED OR ELDERLY PEOPLE The Bruce Trust is a registered charity providing specially-designed, purpose-built, wide-beam canal boats, for hire for self-catering, self-steer holidays by disabled, disadvantaged or elderly people along with their family, friends or carers. The Trust has a fleet of four boats. Hannah is 12 berth, Rebecca and Diana are 10 berth….. Read More

Supports for Housing & Accommodation - Helping Charities | Resources


The Prince’s Trust

Welcome to The Prince’s Trust We believe that every young person should have the chance to succeed. So, we help 13 to 30 year-olds who are unemployed or struggling at school to transform their lives. More than three in four will achieve a positive outcome, moving into jobs, education and training. How we support young people Many of the young….. Read More

Centrepoint    Email : supportercare@centrepoint.org

WHAT WE DO: Homeless young people, aged 16-25, stay with Centrepoint for up to two years, but we keep supporting them for another six months to make sure they can live independently. We provide accommodation, health support and life skills to get them back into education, training and employment. A HOME AND A JOB A FUTURE: Centrepoint is the UK’s leading….. Read More

Livability    Email : info@livability.org.uk

Livability is a disability and community engagement charity: We provide disability and community services that promote inclusion and wellbeing for all. A national provider of commissioned care: We are a national provider of commissioned care services, delivering disability and community projects around the UK. An enabling network: Building on 160 years of social inclusion, we tackle barriers in people’s lives and….. Read More

Muslim Aid    Email : mail@muslimaid.org

Muslim Aid is committed to initiating and supporting development within the UK. We are continuously delivering programmes that work to support and empower those within our own communities, for example through our Feed the Hungry Project, Prisoner’s Project, and our Warm Hearts Winter Campaign that supports the homeless and elderly. POVERTY Being born into poverty reduces a child’s access to….. Read More

Housing and Support Alliance (H&SA)    Email : enquiries@housingandsupport.org.uk

Life begins at home is a guide and training resource about housing for families and children with autism/learning disabilities who display challenging behaviour. Funded by NHS England. To download the guides and view the videos follow this link. Our Top 10 links 1. Renting from a council or housing association 2. Renting accommodation to relatives 3. Housing Benefit – tenancy….. 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

Anchor

England’s largest not-for-profit provider of housing and care for older people.

Bield Housing & Care

Bield provides specialist accommodation and care for older people in Scotland

Care and repair (Wales)

A charity set up to improve the housing and living conditions of older people and disabled people in Wales.

Care and Repair England

Care & Repair England is an independent charitable organisation which aims to improve disabled and older people’s housing.

Care and repair forum (Scotland)

A charity set up to improve the housing and living conditions of older people and disabled people in Scotland.

Greensleeves Homes Trust

Greensleeves Homes Trust provides elderly people throughout Southern England and the Midlands with excellent quality care and accommodation from the seventeen residential care facilities. Each home offers 24 hour support, tailor made care plans for every resident, dementia support, the option of respite care and more.

Housingnet

Housingnet has been delivering the broadest publicly-accessible database of Social Housing Organisations across the UK.

National Housing Federation

The NHF represents and can provide information on housing associations and other independent social landlords and affordable housing providers in England. It has around 1,200 members who are responsible for 2.5 million homes.

Resource Information Service

Provides information to help people in need due to disability, disadvantage, homelessness, poverty or unemployment.

Shelter

Housing advice covering the entire UK. Has housing helplines and local advice centres.

Supports for Learning Disabilities | Autism - Helping Charities | Resources


The National Autistic Society (NAS)    Email : nas@nas.org.uk

The National Autistic Society are the leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. The National Autistic Society provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism. Help and advice From the Autism Helpline to our more specialist offerings, we are the outstanding source for advice and information. When you ring us, you’ll be assured of friendly,….. Read More

United Response    Email : info@unitedresponse.org.uk

United Response is a national charity that supports people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and physical disabilities to take control of their lives. Person centred support The support we provide depends on what you need and want. We can provide 24-hour care and support, seven days a week, for people with complex needs. We can provide support to help….. Read More

Ambitious about Autism    Email : info@ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk

Our ambition is to make the ordinary possible for children and young people with autism. And we won’t give up until we do. Ambitious about Autism is the national charity for children and young people with autism. We provide services, raise awareness and understanding, and influence policy. Through TreeHouse School, a non maintained special school, we provide specialist education and….. Read More

Choice Forum    Email : hello@choiceforum.org

Since 2000, the Choice Forum has been been the place to discuss issues affecting the lives of people with learning disabilities in the UK. Everyone who wants people with learning disabilities to have a better life is very welcome. Members include people with learning disabilities, parents, friends, relatives, people working in the field, national and local policy makers, service providers….. Read More

Dimensions

We are Dimensions. We provide person-centred support packages for people with learning disabilities and autism. From a few hours each week, to intensive support for people with challenging behaviour, complex needs and profound and multiple learning disabilities, we involve the people we support and their families in all levels of their support plan. Everything we do is personalised to the individual….. Read More

Easy News magazine

Easy News is the first news magazine designed to be accessible for people with learning disabilities. Easy News uses simplified text and useful pictures to provide people with learning disabilities with easy to understand, politically neutral summaries of key news stories and events. Why make the news accessible? Easy News aims to encourage discussion around news stories and keep readers….. Read More

Housing and Support Alliance (H&SA)    Email : enquiries@housingandsupport.org.uk

Life begins at home is a guide and training resource about housing for families and children with autism/learning disabilities who display challenging behaviour. Funded by NHS England. To download the guides and view the videos follow this link. Our Top 10 links 1. Renting from a council or housing association 2. Renting accommodation to relatives 3. Housing Benefit – tenancy….. Read More

Options Supported Holidays    Email : office@optionsholidays.co.uk

Options Holidays is a not-for-profit organisation running escorted traditional-style holidays for adults with learning disabilities. We run holidays throughout the year, in the UK, the Mediterranean and far-away places. All our holidays are different, aiming to meet our clients’ desires – sight seeing, relaxing by the pool or beach, evening entertainment, learning about the local area and cultures, theatre outings,….. Read More

People First    Email : peoplefirstltd@gmail.com

People First is an organisation run by and for people with learning difficulties. The organisation aims to speak up and campaign for the rights of people with learning difficulties. We also aim to support self-advocacy groups across the country in their work. People First (Self Advocacy) is a national self-advocacy organisation run by and for people with learning difficulties. Our….. Read More

Quarriers (Scotland)    Email : careers@quarriers.org.uk

Quarriers is one of Scotland’s largest social care charities. We provide practical care and support for vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances. We challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive changes in people’s lives. Quarriers is a Scottish charity dedicated to helping children, families and adults overcome adversity. We have a long track….. Read More

Symbolworld    Email : info@symbolworld.org

Symbolworld is a free and accessible news and information website for people with learning difficulties. It uses symbols, easy read formats and is also switch accessible and accepts stories from volunteers and people with learning disabilities. SymbolWorld is a website created by Widgit Software specifically for symbol users. It has material for all ages and includes news, personal contributions, stories and….. Read More

Artburst    Email : info@artburst.co.uk

Artburst is an award winning social enterprise providing creative educational workshops that improve and empower the lives of young people and their families, through creative and performing arts. Our activities are process-led and always integrate drama, art, music and movement. The objective is to improve oracy and literacy skills, develop confidence and encourage a passion for children’s literature. We run….. Read More

Assistance Dogs UK

Recognised assistance dogs are dogs that have been trained by accredited member organisations of Assistance Dogs International (ADI) and the International Guide Dog Federation (IGDF). Over 7,000 disabled people in the UK rely on an assistance dog to help with practical tasks, in addition to the emotional benefits and greater independence that such dogs bring. Who we are Assistance Dogs….. Read More

Association for Real Change

Association for Real Change is a leading umbrella body representing service providers in the learning disability sector.

Association of National Specialist Colleges

Natspec is the membership association for Specialist Colleges. Have colleges that give young people with a learning difficulty or disability the chance to become more independent and to learn in an exciting environment with personal support.

AuKids    Email : aukidsmag@gmail.com

AuKids is a quarterly print magazine providing information, encouragement and support for parents of children with autism spectrum conditions (ASC). Innovative, uplifting, and fun, we also aim to educate society at large that autism should be seen as a difference rather than a disability. We are a not for profit social enterprise.

Autistic UK    Email : autisticuk@gmail.com

Autistic UK is an Autistic People’s Organisation. The first national campaigning organisation in the UK run by autistic people. It aims to advance the interests of all autistic people and those with “related conditions”. It aims to promote and protect the civil and human rights of the autistic population and to campaign for the enforcement of the legislation which guarantees our….. Read More

Bag Books    Email : office@bagbooks.org

Bag Books is the only organisation in the world publishing multi-sensory books specifically for people with learning disabilities. Each year Bag Books reach around 19,000 children and adults throughout the UK with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD), Severe Learning Disabilities (SLD) or severely affected by Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Bag Books provides multi-sensory books and storytelling for people with severe or profound….. Read More

bdadyslexia

British Dyslexia Association- National organisation for dyslexia.

British Institute for Brain Injured Children (BIBIC)

BIBIC is a national charity offering practical help to families caring for children with conditions like autism, aspergers, cerebral palsy, Down’s syndrome, developmental delay, brain injury, and specific learning difficulties like ADHD, dyslexia and dyspraxia.

British Institute of Learning Disabilities (bild)

Committed to improving the lifestyles of people with learning disabilities.

Carousel

Carousel works to promote the active involvement of people with a learning disability in the arts, teaching new artistic skills and developing existing talents. Carousel’s art provision is recognised nationally and internationally for its high quality and unique approach.

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

Dyslexia Action

Dyslexia Action aim to remove the barriers facing those with dyslexia and other specific learning difficulties by providing help and support.

Dyslexia Scotland

Dyslexia Scotland is the national voluntary organisation representing the needs and interests of dyslexic people in Scotland. Dyslexia Scotland mission is to enable and encourage dyslexic people, regardless of age and abilities, to reach their potential in education, employment and life.

FitzRoy

FitzRoy is a national charity that helps people with learning disabilities to live more independently. We provide support to people in their home and out in the community, helping them to make their own choices and encouraging them to succeed.We understand that no two people are the same so we have a selection of services to choose from, all tailored….. Read More

Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities

The Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities works to promote the rights, quality of life and opportunities of people with learning disabilities and their families.

Frontline Partnership

Frontline enables and supports people with a learning disability and high support needs to live full and productive lives through their active inclusion, participation and contribution within the Brentwood community and farther afield.

Home Farm Trust

The Home Farm Trust Ltd is a charity and leader in the field of long term support and care for people with learning disabilities.

Kith & Kids

Kith & Kids provides activities, opportunities, information and support for people with a learning disability or autism, their parents and siblings.

LDA Learning

LDA Learning specialise in providing resources for children with additional needs. These resources are used by teachers and parents to help children with learning difficulties achieve more.

Learning Disabilities

Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities

Learning Disability Wales    Email : enquiries@ldw.org.uk

Learning Disability Wales is a national charity representing the learning disability sector in Wales. Everything that we do focuses on creating a Wales that values and includes every child, young person and adult with a learning disability. What we do We work with people with a learning disability, government and the voluntary sector to create a better Wales for people….. Read More

MacIntyre Charity

MacIntyre is a national charity that provides learning, support and care for more than 700 children and adults with learning disabilities, at more than 120 MacIntyre services across the UK.

Mencap    Email : enquires@mencap.org.uk

Mencap is the voice of learning disability. Everything Mencap do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability and their families and carers. We work in partnership with people with a learning disability, and all our services support people to live life as they choose. Our work includes: • providing high-quality, flexible services that allow people to live….. Read More

Mind the Gap    Email : arts@mind-the-gap.org.uk

Working in partnership with learning-disabled artists to create exciting, surprising and challenging experiences for regional, national and international audiences. Mind the Gap reaches audiences across the UK and internationally. We deliver inspiring, exciting and innovative experiences in theatre spaces, at festivals and in unusual places. We nurture the skills of learning-disabled artists, and run different training opportunities through MTG Academy. From introductory….. Read More

Ndti

National Development Team for inclusion – For people with learning disabilities.

Norwood

Norwood offers a vast range of services designed to meet the needs of people coping with all kinds of issues.

Partners for Inclusion

Partners for Inclusion is designed to provide high quality support to individuals with a learning and/or mental health disabilities.

Partners for Inclusion

Partners for Inclusion is designed to provide high quality support to individuals with a learning and/or mental health disabilities.

Project Ability

Aspire visual arts workshops for adults with learning disabilities. Saturday classes for children and young people with disabilities. ReConnect visual arts classes for adults with mental health issues.

Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation for Disabled people (QEF)

QEF is a leading disability charity working with people with physical and learning disabilities or acquired brain injuries to help them gain new skills and increase independence for life.

Rescare

The Society for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities and their Families. Rescare runs a helpline five days a week, Monday to Friday, except on public holidays and between Christmas and New Year.

Signalong

Signalong empowers children and adults with impaired communication to understand and express their needs, choices and desires by providing sign vocabulary for life and learning. Signalong is a registered charity which provides resources and training in visual communication based on British Sign Language. SIGNALONG is * a sign-supporting system based on British Sign Language * designed to help children and….. Read More

TES    Email : help@tesglobal.com

The TES story is an extraordinary one: its digital community is one of the fastest growing of any profession globally, and it boasts a 100-year heritage at the centre of teaching and the education community. More than 4.9 million resources are downloaded from the TES websites a week, with ten TES resources downloaded a second. Home to more than 780,000 individually….. Read More

Thera Trust

Thera support adults with a learning disability in their own homes, in the community and for short breaks. Thera provide personalised, flexible support throughout England and Scotland that enables people to live the lives they choose.

Tutor Hunt    Email : support@tutorhunt.com

At Tutor Hunt, we know that finding a tutor is not an easy task. Whether searching for primary, GCSE, A-Level or an adult learner, we strive to make the process as painless as possible – listing all personal and private tutors closest to you…

Supports for Legal Advice


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

Civil Legal Advice

Offers free and confidential legal advice in England and Wales if you’re eligible for legal aid.

Disability Conciliation Service

An impartial mediator to help resolve disputes between disabled people and service providers.

Find a solicitor

Website of Law society, to find a solicitor in your local area with the access option of disabled access to building, hearing induction loop and British Sign Language by searching through the database of over 141,000 legal professionals.

Law Centres Network

Law Centres defend the legal rights of people who cannot afford a lawyer. Law Centres are specialists working in their local communities to uphold justice and advance equality.

LawWorks

The LawWorks Clinics Network is a nationwide network of free legal advice sessions which LawWorks supports. Clinics provide free initial advice to individuals on various areas of law including social welfare issues, employment law, housing matters and consumer disputes.

Legal aid

Website to find out whether you are eligible to legal aid from the government about any of your legal matters. Legal aid can help you pay for legal advice, family mediation and representation in court and some tribunals.

SOLICITORS FOR THE ELDERLY

National organisation for solicitors, barristers and legal executives who are committed to providing and promoting robust, comprehensive and independent legal advice for older people, their family and carers.

SolicitorsDirect

Here you will find practical tips on choosing, meeting, and instructing a solicitor, including information on solicitors’ fees and other legal costs.

Toynbee Hall

A charity  of volunteers of a mix of barristers, solicitors, trainee solicitors and law students offers free, confidential and high quality legal advice.

Supports for Mental Health - Helping Charities | Resources


Mental Health UK

Mental Health UK works across England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland to improve the lives of people with mental illness, and to support carers. Together our four founding member organisations, Rethink Mental Illness, Support In Mind Scotland, Hafal, and MindWise have worked for over 40 years to provide services, information, and advice to support anyone affected by mental illness. We….. Read More

The Prince’s Trust

Welcome to The Prince’s Trust We believe that every young person should have the chance to succeed. So, we help 13 to 30 year-olds who are unemployed or struggling at school to transform their lives. More than three in four will achieve a positive outcome, moving into jobs, education and training. How we support young people Many of the young….. Read More

Heads Together    Email : info@headstogether.org.uk.

  The Duke of Cambridge & The Duchess of Cambridge & Prince Henry of Wales Prince George & Princess Charlotte  Heads Together is the charity of the year for the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon. We want to make it a mental health marathon and our marathon runners are helping make that possible. These are their stories. Each person has a different reason….. Read More

Rethink Mental Illness    Email : info@rethink.org

Rethink Mental Illness working to help everyone affected by severe mental illness, including schizophrenia, to recover a better quality of life. We help millions of people affected by mental illness by challenging attitudes, changing lives. Here is just a selection about what we do, and what it means for you. Who are we? We believe a better life is possible….. Read More

Alzheimer’s Research UK    Email : enquiries@alzheimersresearchuk.org

Alzheimer’s Research UK is proud to have the support of the former Prime Minister, The Rt Hon David Cameron, as our President. Mr Cameron’s commitment to dementia while in office made huge strides in raising awareness of dementia and delivering much needed funding for research. We are delighted he will continue his personal mission against dementia by taking on this….. Read More

Mind    Email : supporterservices@mind.org.uk

We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect. What we do: We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. Our strategy: Because of Mind, millions more people have access to advice and support thanks to our information and services nationally….. 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

United Response    Email : info@unitedresponse.org.uk

United Response is a national charity that supports people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and physical disabilities to take control of their lives. Person centred support The support we provide depends on what you need and want. We can provide 24-hour care and support, seven days a week, for people with complex needs. We can provide support to help….. Read More

Hafal (Wales)    Email : hafal@hafal.org

Welcome to Hafal: We are Wales’ leading charity for people with serious mental illness and their carers. Covering all areas of Wales, Hafal is an organisation managed by the people we support: individuals whose lives have been affected by serious mental illness. Underpinning our services to clients is our own unique Recovery Programme. Based on modern principles of self-management and….. Read More

Alzheimer Scotland    Email : info@alzscot.org

Alzheimer Scotland provides a wide range of specialist services for people with dementia and their carers. Alzheimer Scotland offer personalised support services, community activities, information and advice, at every stage of the dementia journey. Alzheimer Scotland is the leading dementia organisation in Scotland. We campaign for the rights of people with dementia and their families and provide an extensive range….. Read More

Beat

Beat provides helplines, online support and a network of UK-wide self-help groups to help adults and young people in the UK beat their eating disorders.

British Society for Mental Health and Deafness (BSMHD)    Email : info@bsmhd.org.uk

The British Society for Mental Health and Deafness (BSMHD) is unique in the UK as it is the only UK charity that focuses entirely on the promotion of the positive mental health of deaf people. Mental health includes healthy emotional, psychological and social development, the prevention and treatment of mental illness and other disorders. Although the main focus is on….. Read More

CAMH

The information resource for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH).

Centre for Mental Health

Centre for Mental Health aim to help to create a society in which people with mental health problems enjoy equal chances in life to those without. Focusing on criminal justice and employment, with supporting work on broader mental health and public policy.

Cerebra

Cerebra is a unique charity set up to help improve the lives of children with brain related conditions through research, education and directly supporting the children and their carers.

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

Healthline

Healthline provides a very comprehensive overview of bipolar disorder as a critical starting point for individuals and/or their loved ones.

Mindful Employer

Mindful Employer is aimed at increasing awareness of mental health at work and providing ongoing support for employers in the recruitment and retention of staff.

MindWise (Northern Ireland)    Email : info@mindwisenv.org

  ABOUT US Mind Wise New Vision was registered as a company limited by guarantee in Northern Ireland on 10th March 2009. The new company was established in order to facilitate a demerger of the Northern Ireland region of Rethink from the national charity (also known as the National Schizophrenia Fellowship) on 1st April 2009. The new charity operates under….. Read More

National Institute of Conductive Education

The Foundation for Conductive Education is a leading UK charity based at the National Institute of Conductive Education working to improve the lives of children and adults with neurological motor disorders through the training and practice of Conductive Education.

No Panic

The National Organisation for Panic, Anxiety Neuroses, Information and Care. They provide information and advice for the carers of and people with Panic, Anxiety, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders and the effects of Tranquiliser withdrawal. No Panic  provide treatment and support over the telephone.

Partners for Inclusion

Partners for Inclusion is designed to provide high quality support to individuals with a learning and/or mental health disabilities.

Phobics Society

Here you can find general information about what phobias are and how people cope with having phobias.  Shares thoughts, knowledge, experience and relevant news concerning phobias,

Project Ability

Aspire visual arts workshops for adults with learning disabilities. Saturday classes for children and young people with disabilities. ReConnect visual arts classes for adults with mental health issues.

Richmond Fellowship (RF)

Working towards a society that values everyone with mental health problems.

SAMH – Scotland’s national mental health charity

S SAMH works hard every day to ensure that people are talking about mental health and we do this in four ways: Community based services for people with mental health problems, National programmes, Policy and campaigning work,  Raising funds to ensure that our vital work can continue.

SANE

SANE  provides information and emotional support to those experiencing mental health problems, their families and carers.

Sound Minds

Sound Minds is an emerging social enterprise involving people with experience of the mental health system. It runs sessions in music, visual arts, video editing and accredited education units. Its music booking agency places artists in live settings throughout London.

Sport in Mind    Email : info@sportinmind.org

Our vision is to make sport and physical activity accessible to anyone experiencing mental health problems. Playing sport to us is about having fun and our objective is to give everyone that wants to play sport the opportunity to do so. Our mission is to use sport to promote mental well-being and enrich the lives of people experiencing mental health….. Read More

Support in Mind Scotland    Email : info@supportinmindscotland.org.uk

Support in Mind Scotland seek to support and empower all those affected by mental illness, including family members, carers and supporters. Resources: Our services | Our publications | Mental health information | Inspiring stories | Our most popular resources: Living with schizophrenia and psychosis in Scotland | Carers’ Information Pack – Information for carers, friends and families | Making Time to Talk – Advice for parents….. Read More

Travel Matters

Travel Matters Enterprises is a not-for-profit Social Enterprise with twin objectives: Operate both as a fully bonded Travel Agency and also as a training centre for individuals recovering from mental health problems.

YoungMinds

YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

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

Supports for Older Adults - Helping Charities | Resources


Contact the Elderly    Email : mary.rance@contact-the-elderly.org.uk

Contact the Elderly is the only national charity solely dedicated to tackling loneliness and social isolation among older people. Supported by a network of volunteers, the charity organises monthly Sunday afternoon tea parties for small groups of older people, aged 75 and over, who live alone. Offering a regular and vital friendship link every month. Care, conversation and a cuppa….. Read More

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

Muslim Aid    Email : mail@muslimaid.org

Muslim Aid is committed to initiating and supporting development within the UK. We are continuously delivering programmes that work to support and empower those within our own communities, for example through our Feed the Hungry Project, Prisoner’s Project, and our Warm Hearts Winter Campaign that supports the homeless and elderly. POVERTY Being born into poverty reduces a child’s access to….. Read More

Age UK

Age UK’s vision is for a world where everyone can love later life. We do this by inspiring, supporting and enabling in a number of ways: We want to see a world where everyone in later life has enough money. The challenge: There are 1.6 million older people living in poverty or severe poverty in the UK and one million more….. 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

Charity Search    Email : info@charitysearch.org.uk

Charity Search delivers a free service which helps older people in genuine financial need receive the support that may be available to them from a variety of charitable sources. Charity Search is small national charity based in Bristol.  We offer a free service to individuals, aged 50 and above, by sign-posting them to charities that may wish to help them. We have….. 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

Action on Elder Abuse    Email : enquiries@elderabuse.org.uk

We work to protect and prevent the abuse of vulnerable older adults and by doing so we also protect other adults a risk of abuse. We are the first charity to address these problems and are the only charity in the United Kingdom working exclusively on the issue today. Consequently, when you provide support to us, or make a donation, you….. Read More

Age Scotland

The Age Scotland Helpline offers support to on a wide range of issues – from claiming benefits or finding a tradesman to staying fit and healthy. Age Scotland quarterly magazine ‘Advantage’ provides information, education and entertainment for everyone in later life. Age Scotland is the largest charity in Scotland dedicated to enabling everyone to make the most of later life…… Read More

Alzheimer Scotland    Email : info@alzscot.org

Alzheimer Scotland provides a wide range of specialist services for people with dementia and their carers. Alzheimer Scotland offer personalised support services, community activities, information and advice, at every stage of the dementia journey. Alzheimer Scotland is the leading dementia organisation in Scotland. We campaign for the rights of people with dementia and their families and provide an extensive range….. Read More

ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY

The leading UK care and research charity for people with this disease and other dementias, their families and carers.

ANCHOR

Not-for-profit provider of support, care and housing for older couples and single people, whether able-bodied or requiring added care with a range of purpose-built accommodation, or help people to stay in their own home.

Assistance Dogs UK

Recognised assistance dogs are dogs that have been trained by accredited member organisations of Assistance Dogs International (ADI) and the International Guide Dog Federation (IGDF). Over 7,000 disabled people in the UK rely on an assistance dog to help with practical tasks, in addition to the emotional benefits and greater independence that such dogs bring. Who we are Assistance Dogs….. Read More

Bield Housing & Care

Bield provides specialist accommodation and care for older people in Scotland

CAMPAIGN TO END LONELINESS

The Campaign to End Loneliness aims to create connections in older age

CAREDIRECTIONS

An internet-guide to care and the rights of the elderly, aiming to empower people with the information they need to make informed choices, giving them continuing control in their lives, or the lives of their loved ones.

Carers Direct

Carers Direct provides a complete person-centred home Caring Service for elderly and less able people living in their own homes and in their own communities.

Ceartas

Ceartas provide information and advocacy for older people and people with dementia in East Dunbartonshire.

Cinnamon Trust – Helping Elderly People and Pets

Cinnamon Trust recognise the importance of the treasured relationship between people and pets and they recognise that this relationship is, more often than not seriously threatened by infirmity and frailty.

CITIZENS ONLINE

Citizens Online explores the social and cultural impact of the Internet on society and believe that access to the Internet is essential for every 21st Century citizen.

COUNSEL AND CARE

Counsel and Care is a national charity working with older people, their families and carers to get the best care and support.

ELIZABETH FINN CARE

Elizabeth Finn Care helps people in need (and their spouse and children) whose former careers have been interrupted or ended through physical or mental problems, loss of work and family breakdown or those struggling on low income in retirement.

EXTRACARE

ExtraCare is a charitable trust with a unique approach to housing and support for older people, offering a lifestyle that challenges traditional outmoded concepts of ageing.

FIFTY CONNECT

50 Connect operates the UK’s leading content led internet channel dedicated to today’s over 50’s.

FRIENDS OF THE ELDERLY

Friends of the Elderly will support older people, particularly those in need due to frailty, isolation or lack of adequate resources.

GRACE CARE

Grace Care provide independent care advice that will help you find the right care, and make the right care decision for you or a family member.

Greensleeves Homes Trust

Greensleeves Homes Trust provides elderly people throughout Southern England and the Midlands with excellent quality care and accommodation from the seventeen residential care facilities. Each home offers 24 hour support, tailor made care plans for every resident, dementia support, the option of respite care and more.

HOUSINGCARE

HousingCare is an independent and not-for-profit site, designed to help older people make choices about their future housing, and any supportive services or care they may need.

INDEPENDENT AGE

Independent Age is a charity, providing lifelong support to older people on very low incomes.

MABELS

The one-stop resource for all your over 50 needs that helps you make the most out of life.

MANY HAPPY RETURNS

Reconnect the generations through conversation.

NATIONAL BENEVOLENT FUND FOR THE AGED

The National Benevolent Fund for the Aged responds to the changing demands of an ever-increasing number of older people in the UK and especially to the growing number of frail and disabled older people who are socially excluded.

Older Peoples Day.

It’s important as we get older to engage in activities which keep us happy and healthy.

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.

Retirement Mobility

Retirement Mobility offers information and practical advice to help you live your life as fully as possible, despite mobility problems.

ROYAL BRITISH LEGION

The UK’s leading charity safeguarding the welfare, interests and memory of those who have served in the Armed Forces and their dependants, providing financial, social and emotional support to millions of all age groups.

Royal Society for the Relief of Indigent Gentlewomen of Scotland, The

Royal Society for the Relief of Indigent Gentlewomen of Scotland consider applications from ladies who are: • Aged 50 years or over. • Scottish, by birth, education or with a substantial and enduring connection to Scotland. Ladies should be single, widowed or divorced, from a business or professional background.

SENIOR RETIREMENT

The essential seniors resource directory. Includes retirement, senior health, mobility, ageing, finance, activities and many more helpful organisations for the over 50s & senior citizens.

SILVER SUNDAY

Silver Sunday is a celebration of the contribution of older people to their communities, and we want to use this day to give older people a chance to try new things, stay active, meet new people and combat loneliness.

SOLICITORS FOR THE ELDERLY

National organisation for solicitors, barristers and legal executives who are committed to providing and promoting robust, comprehensive and independent legal advice for older people, their family and carers.

SSAFA

SSAFA is the national charity helping serving and ex-Service men, women and their families in need, suffering or distress, regardless of age or condition.

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 Age Page    Email : sarah.reed@manyhappyreturns.org

The Age Page is a blog that aggregates articles, research, attitudes and thinking about the elderly and their place in society in the UK. 09 SEPTEMBER 2016 A thought for Friday Millions of older people in this country are encouraged to continue to live at home for as long as possible. But trapped indoors by mobility or cognitive issues, anxiety, fear….. Read More

The National Benevolent Charity

The National Benevolent Institution (NBI) has been giving financial assistance to needy older people since its foundation in 1812. Today NBI continue to give to over 250 older people struggling with a limited income through a regular annuity payment.

The National Careline

The National Careline is a not for profit company offering information about care and support for older people, their carers and their families.

U3A

Around the country groups of people organise themselves for the purpose of learning and in the UK there are more than 400 groups with total membership of some 112,000.

UK OLDER PEOPLE’S DAY

UK Older People’s Day is on 1 October to coincide with the UN International Day of Older Persons. The main aim of the day is to be a national celebration of the achievements and contributions that older people make to our society and to the economy.

UNIVERSAL BENEFICENT SOCIETY

The Universal Beneficent Society is a national charity which helps older people in the UK who are living on very low incomes. UBS provides its beneficiaries with a regular additional income, grants for emergencies and bedding packs.

WRVS

WRVS is an age positive charity that offers a range of practical services to help and support older people to live well, maintain their independence and play a part in their local community.

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Livability    Email : info@livability.org.uk

Livability is a disability and community engagement charity: We provide disability and community services that promote inclusion and wellbeing for all. A national provider of commissioned care: We are a national provider of commissioned care services, delivering disability and community projects around the UK. An enabling network: Building on 160 years of social inclusion, we tackle barriers in people’s lives and….. 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

United Response    Email : info@unitedresponse.org.uk

United Response is a national charity that supports people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and physical disabilities to take control of their lives. Person centred support The support we provide depends on what you need and want. We can provide 24-hour care and support, seven days a week, for people with complex needs. We can provide support to help….. Read More

Disaway Trust    Email : lynnesimpkins@hotmail.com

The Disaway Trust is a registered charity that organises group holidays with physically disabled people, which has been in existence since 1981. The Disaway Trust is a registered charity that organises group holidays with physically disabled people, which has been in existence since 1981. The organisation is run entirely by a Committee of Volunteers and is supported by voluntary help….. Read More

Quarriers (Scotland)    Email : careers@quarriers.org.uk

Quarriers is one of Scotland’s largest social care charities. We provide practical care and support for vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances. We challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive changes in people’s lives. Quarriers is a Scottish charity dedicated to helping children, families and adults overcome adversity. We have a long track….. Read More

Assistance Dogs UK

Recognised assistance dogs are dogs that have been trained by accredited member organisations of Assistance Dogs International (ADI) and the International Guide Dog Federation (IGDF). Over 7,000 disabled people in the UK rely on an assistance dog to help with practical tasks, in addition to the emotional benefits and greater independence that such dogs bring. Who we are Assistance Dogs….. Read More

Cerebral Palsy Guidance

Cerebral Palsy Guidance was created to provide answers and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy. Our goal is to reach as many members of the cerebral palsy community as possible, building up a network of support, as well as providing necessary assistance. We cover cerebral palsy from all angles–from symptoms, causes, and treatment, to daily living information,….. Read More

Cerebral Palsy Guide

Cerebral Palsy Guide shares educational materials to families and individuals affected by cerebral palsy, including information about different therapies, treatment options, and financial resources. Cerebral palsy (CP) is a disability caused by brain damage that restricts normal movement and coordination. Each year, 10,000 children in the U.S. are diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Cerebral Palsy Guide provides free educational materials, financial….. Read More

Cerebral Palsy Sport

Cerebral Palsy (CP) Sport is the country’s leading national disability sports organisation supporting people with cerebral palsy reach their sporting potential. Our vision is that everyone with physical disabilities is able to access a sport of their choice. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for people with physical impairments through the provision of appropriate sport and recreational….. Read More

Cerebral Palsy Symptoms    Email : info@cerebralpalsysymptoms.com.

Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a disability caused by brain damage that restricts normal movement and coordination. Cerebral palsy is the most common type of physical disability in childhood.  It affects just over 2 children in 1,000 live births.  While a number of factors may contribute to Cerebral palsy, difficulties during very late pregnancy, during birth, or shortly after birth are all….. Read More

CerebralPalsy    Email : info@cerebralpalsy.org.uk

This website offers support and information for all those affected cerebral palsy, which includes families and carers. Supporting children, adults and their families affected by Cerebral Palsy. It is estimated that 1 in 400 babies born in the UK have a type of cerebral palsy. Figures indicate that with the birth rate in excess of 700,000 per year there may be….. Read More

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

Stroke Association    Email : info@stroke.org.uk

The Stroke Association provides a number of vital support services across the country to help those affected by stroke to regain their lives. Providing high-quality information After a stroke you need accurate and trustworthy information. That’s why we ask stroke survivors and their families, as well as medical experts, to help us when we put our information together. Information Standard….. Read More

The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry    Email : info@royalfoundation.com

Our Mission The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry is the Patrons’ primary charitable vehicle, and hopes to become a leading philanthropic investor, effectively using its time and resources to create lasting change in targeted areas and geographies, based on need and on the interests of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince….. Read More

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Livability    Email : info@livability.org.uk

Livability is a disability and community engagement charity: We provide disability and community services that promote inclusion and wellbeing for all. A national provider of commissioned care: We are a national provider of commissioned care services, delivering disability and community projects around the UK. An enabling network: Building on 160 years of social inclusion, we tackle barriers in people’s lives and….. Read More

Ariadne UK    Email : jenny.oppenheimer@ariadne-network.eu

Ariadne is a European peer-to-peer network of more than 500 funders and philanthropists who support social change and human rights. Ariadne helps those using private resources for public good achieve more together than they can alone by linking them to other funders and providing practical tools of support. Ariadne UK currently has more than 150 members, these come from a diverse….. Read More

Leonard Cheshire    Email : customerhelpline@leonardcheshire.org

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 employment. We build confidence through information, advice and guidance, and to break down barriers through access to computers and adapted IT equipment. Care and….. 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

COMPAID Trust    Email : enquiries@compaid.org.uk

Compaid is the leading charity providing services to disabled people in the South East of England. Every day, our staff and volunteers work with hundreds of disabled and frail elderly people to help them overcome digital, social and financial exclusion. Our services, from digital skills training and music therapy, to accessible transport and more, are available across Kent and Medway,….. Read More

Cruse Bereavement Care    Email : info@cruse.org.uk

Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading national charity for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people. Cruse offers face-to-face, telephone, email and website support. We have a national helpline and local services, and a website….. Read More

National Bullying Helpline    Email : admin@nationalbullyinghelpline.co.uk

National Bullying Helpline is now a One-Stop-Shop. National Bullying Helpline are a practical source of information for all those interested in conflict resolution including; cyber-bullying, stalking, discrimination, abuse of power, bullying or harassment or any other form of anti-social behaviour. The National Bullying Helpline was the brainchild of Christine Pratt and  her husband David – who also run a successful….. Read More

Social Care

ounded in 1961 and following proposals featured in the Ministry of Health Working Party on Social Carers/ Workers in the Health & Welfare Services in 1959, the National Institute for Social Work has been operating throughout the United Kingdom and abroad, offering support to users, carers, practitioners, managers and policy makers and organisations. The National Institute for Social Work provides….. Read More

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Action Against Allergy

Action Against Allergy (AAA) is a registered national charity founded in 1978 by Mrs Amelia Nathan Hill who, since childhood, had suffered allergic reactions to many different foods and chemicals.

adders.org

Our objective is to promote awareness to Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD | ADHD) and to provide information and as much free practical help as we can to sufferers, both adults and children, and their families in the UK and around the World via this website.

Alzheimers Society

The leading UK care and research charity for people with this disease and other dementias, their families and carers.

Arthritis Research UK

Help and advice  and publications of free handbooks for people with arthritis.

Arthritiscare

Arthritis Care – Works with and for all people with arthritis.

Assistance Dogs UK

Recognised assistance dogs are dogs that have been trained by accredited member organisations of Assistance Dogs International (ADI) and the International Guide Dog Federation (IGDF). Over 7,000 disabled people in the UK rely on an assistance dog to help with practical tasks, in addition to the emotional benefits and greater independence that such dogs bring. Who we are Assistance Dogs….. Read More

Asthma UK

Asthma UK’s is the leading asthma charity in the UK. There are over five million people with asthma in the UK, and Asthma UK is here for them when they need us most.

astro brain tumour fund

Astro Brain Tumour Fund – Information, inspiration and support to help patients, carers, friends and relatives through the challenges of living with a slow growing brain tumour.

Ataxia

‘Ataxia’ means ‘lack of order’. People with ataxia have problems with movement, balance, and speech. Over 10,000 people in the UK have a form of ataxia. There is currently no cure but Ataxia are working to find one every day.

Ataxia-Telangiectasia Society

The Ataxia-Telangiectasia Society is the only UK charity providing family support, information and funding for medical research towards treatments and a cure for A-T.

British Heart Foundation (BHF)

British Heart Foundation (BHF) are fighting cardiovascular disease through world class research.

British Lung Foundation (BLF)

British Lung Foundation (BLF) provide support and information to anyone affected by a lung condition.

British Tinnitus Association

Tinnitus is the condition of noises ‘in the ears’ and/or ‘in the head’ with no external source. 10% of the UK adult population has tinnitus – currently there is no cure.

brittlebone

Brittle Bone Society -The UK charity for osteogenesis imperfecta provides practical support, advice and encouragement to sufferers and their relatives.

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

cftrust

Cystic Fibrosis Trust -UK’s only national charity dedicated to all aspects of Cystic Fibrosis (CF).

Changing Faces

Changing Faces – Facial disfigurement and its social and emotional consequences.

Climb

Children Living with Metabolic Diseases – Climb is committed to fighting metabolic diseases through research, awareness and support.

Conductive Education

Special education and rehabilitation for children and adults with neurological motor disorders.

Costello Syndrome Support Group

Costello Syndrome, a rare genetic syndrome, is characterized by multiple congenital anomalies including dysmorphic craniofacial features, cardiac defects, ectodermal and musculoskeletal anomalies, failure to thrive, developmental delay and rare cancers.

diabetes

Diabetes UK -The leading charity working for people with diabetes.

Down’s Syndrome

Supporting People with Down’s Syndrome throughout their lives.

dyspraxia foundation

Dyspraxia Foundation website.

epilepsy

Everything you need to know about epilepsy.

Epilepsy Society

National Society for Epilepsy (NSE)

International Glaucoma Association

The IGA is the leading charity in the UK solely dedicated to fighting glaucoma. Widely recognised as the authority on the disease, the Association supports very considerable research as well as looking after over 14,500 members and offering free advice and reassurance to countless more.

Limbless Association

Providing support to amputees and the limp-loss community.

ME Association

ME Association website.

mnda

Motor Neurone Disease Association – Aims to ensure that people affected by MND can secure the care and support they need.

Multiple Sclerosis Society

Information, support and campaigning for people with multiple sclerosis.

muscular-dystrophy

Focuses on Muscular Dystrophy and all allied disorders.

Pain Concern

Pain Concern produce information on pain using a variety of media platforms and  provide support to people with pain and those who care for them.

Parkinson’s UK

Parkinson’s UK free peer support service puts you in touch with a trained volunteer who has a similar experience of Parkinson’s to you – someone who understands. The service is for people with Parkinson’s and carers.

Prader-Willi Syndrome Association UK (PWSA)

PWSA UK is a registered charity  which has been operating for over 30 years and is the only organisation in the UK that is dedicated solely to supporting people with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS), their families, carers and professionals, in managing the impact of PWS.

Scottish Spina Bifida Association

The Scottish Spina Bifida Association seeks to increase public awareness and understanding of individuals with Spina Bifida and / or Hydrocephalus and allied disorders. It provides a lifetime commitment of support, information and training to all those affected.

Shine Surrey

Shine Surrey provides services to those with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus, their parents or other carers and professionals.

Steps

Steps is supporting children and adults affected by a lower limb condition such as clubfoot or a hip condition.

Stroke Association    Email : info@stroke.org.uk

The Stroke Association provides a number of vital support services across the country to help those affected by stroke to regain their lives. Providing high-quality information After a stroke you need accurate and trustworthy information. That’s why we ask stroke survivors and their families, as well as medical experts, to help us when we put our information together. Information Standard….. Read More

The Arthrogryposis Group (TAG)

The Arthrogryposis Group (TAG) offers contact, support and information to people affected by Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita (AMC).

The British Sjögren’s Syndrome Association (BSSA)

BSSA raise awareness of the disease and support research into its cause and treatment. A self-help organisation with more than 1800 members, the BSSA is dedicated to providing mutual support and information to individuals affected by this disabling disease.

The Migraine Trust

The Migraine Trust seek to empower, inform, and support those affected by migraine while educating health professionals and actively funding and disseminating research.

The Pituitary Foundation

The Pituitary Foundation give support, information and bring people together.

The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry    Email : info@royalfoundation.com

Our Mission The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry is the Patrons’ primary charitable vehicle, and hopes to become a leading philanthropic investor, effectively using its time and resources to create lasting change in targeted areas and geographies, based on need and on the interests of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince….. Read More

The Scoliosis Association (UK) (SAUK)

The Scoliosis Association (UK) (SAUK) aims to provide advice, support and information to people with scoliosis and other spinal conditions, including kyphosis and lordosis.

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

TurnFirst.Org – MS 101

MS 101 gives you practical coaching, information, and insight on how to approach a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis.  By coming here, you will be better prepared to take on the physical and emotional challenges of MS, advocate for yourself, and set a course to lead a fulfilling and productive life.

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Spinal Injuries Association (SIA)    Email : sia@spinal.co.uk

The Spinal Injuries Association is a national charity dedicated to helping the 40,000 spinal cord injured people in the UK rebuild their lives. The Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) is the leading national user-led charity for spinal cord injured (SCI) people.  Being user led, we are well placed to understand the everyday needs of living with spinal cord injury and are….. Read More

Quarriers (Scotland)    Email : careers@quarriers.org.uk

Quarriers is one of Scotland’s largest social care charities. We provide practical care and support for vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances. We challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive changes in people’s lives. Quarriers is a Scottish charity dedicated to helping children, families and adults overcome adversity. We have a long track….. Read More

Aspire    Email : advice@aspire.org.uk

Through its projects and programmes, Aspire offers practical support to the 40,000 people living with a spinal cord injury in the UK so that they can lead fulfilled and independent lives in their homes, with their families, in work places and in leisure time. Aspire is a national charity that provides practical help to people who have been paralysed by….. Read More

Assistance Dogs UK

Recognised assistance dogs are dogs that have been trained by accredited member organisations of Assistance Dogs International (ADI) and the International Guide Dog Federation (IGDF). Over 7,000 disabled people in the UK rely on an assistance dog to help with practical tasks, in addition to the emotional benefits and greater independence that such dogs bring. Who we are Assistance Dogs….. Read More

Back Up Trust    Email : admin@backuptrust.org.uk

The Back-Up Trust – Back Up is for everyone affected by spinal cord injury. Services include mentoring, wheelchair skills training and activity courses as well as support in getting back to work or school after an injury. All our services help to build confidence and independence. We help you get your life back and achieve your goals – whether these are….. Read More

Brain and Spine Foundation    Email : info@brainandspine.org.uk

Helping people affected by brain and spine conditions. Neurological conditions result from injury or damage to the brain, spine or nerves. The term ‘neurological’ comes from neurology – the branch of medicine that deals with problems affecting the nervous system. The word neuro means nerve and nervous system. You can read more about the brain and spine and the nervous system here…… Read More

Standing Start Trust    Email : trustees@standingstarttrust.co.uk

A charity supporting those with spinal cord injury and other neurological conditions. Standing Start Trust promotes the rehabilitation and mental wellbeing of individuals neurological conditions.  The Trust, through the provision of grants, supports those that are unable to pay for physio/therapy due to serious financial hardship.  We also offer financial support for research into related matters. Get in touch If you or….. Read More

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The Wheelyboat Trust    Email : info@wheelyboats.org

The Wheelyboat Trust is a registered charity dedicated to providing mobility impaired people with the opportunity and freedom to enjoy waters large and small all over the UK in our wheelchair accessible Wheelyboats. Our role is to help and encourage venues open to the public to acquire Wheelyboats for their mobility impaired visitors and to help groups and organisations acquire….. Read More

Calvert Trust

Challenging Disability Through Outdoor Adventure. Provides adventurous outdoor activities for disabled people at three different centres across the UK. The Calvert Trust is the inspiration of John Fryer-Spedding, whose vision was to enable people with disabilities to benefit from outdoor activities in the countryside. The Calvert Trust came in to existence as a charity on 12th March 1976; this is the date that….. Read More

Flyability    Email : contact@flyability.org.uk

Flyability is the disability initiative of the British Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association. The BHPA is the UK governing body of the sport of hang gliding and paragliding. We are a small group of volunteers that work in our spare time to make free flight accessible to anyone who wants to fly. Flyability strives to motivate disabled people to become involved in….. 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

Thrive

Thrive – National horticultural charity which exists to enable disadvantaged, disabled and older people to participate fully in the social and economic life of the community using gardening. Thrive is a national charity that helps people with a disability to start or continue gardening. Thrive have practical information to make garden jobs easier, advice on taking care, useful hints and….. Read More

WheelPower

WheelPower are dedicated to providing opportunities for disabled people to find a sport they enjoy and provide opportunities throughout the year to introduce people to wheelchair sport.. In the last 12 months 45,000 disabled people have played sport at Stoke Mandeville Stadium.The amount people coming for all around the country to train for the GB team, attend a sports camp,….. Read More

Aerobility    Email : info@aerobility.com

Aerobility is a registered charity founded in 1993 offering disabled people, without exception, the opportunity to fly an aeroplane. For some, just that amazing first flight is enough to change their outlook on disability forever: “If I can fly a plane, what else can I do?”  Others, realising that the fantasy of flight is truly in their grasp, decide to….. Read More

Boatability    Email : boatability@gmail.com

If you have the urge to go out on to the water, but for whatever reason do not have access to a powerboat, appropriate powerboat training, or the appropriate facilities, Boatability’s powerboat training courses hold the answers for you. Boatability is an authorised RYA Powerboat Training Centre. RYA Powerboat Training Courses include RYA Powerboat Level 1 & 2, Intermediate and….. Read More

British Blind Sport (BBS)    Email : info@britishblindsport.org.uk

The work of the charity enables blind and partially sighted people to have the same opportunities as sighted people to access and enjoy sport and recreational activities in the UK. At British Blind Sport, we help blind and partially sighted people get active and play sport. Sport and recreational activities can enhance the lives of people with visual impairments, by….. Read More

Cerebral Palsy Sport

Cerebral Palsy (CP) Sport is the country’s leading national disability sports organisation supporting people with cerebral palsy reach their sporting potential. Our vision is that everyone with physical disabilities is able to access a sport of their choice. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for people with physical impairments through the provision of appropriate sport and recreational….. Read More

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

Disability Snowsport UK    Email : admin@disabilitysnowsport.org.uk

Disability Snowsport UK is a people-centred organisation with a unique sense of purpose: that anyone regardless of their disability can take part in and enjoy the thrill of snowsports. We have applied exceptional know-how and adaptability for over 30 years to enable those with a disability to experience the joy of skiing alongside the able-bodied. We provide exciting and life….. Read More

Disabled Ramblers

The Disabled Ramblers exists to help mobility-challenged people get back out into the countryside.  Able-bodied helpers are welcome to support members and to help with loading scooters and other jobs. We ramble in all weathers and over a variety of terrain. Our rambles are graded according to difficulty. Some are suitable for shopping buggies and power chairs whilst others need….. Read More

Dwarf Sports Association UK (DSAuk)

The DSAuk promotes grass roots participation starting young athletes from the age of two. We use sport as a tool to break down the barriers of difference within society and to encourage confidence and empower our members. It is so important that the our members feel valued and that they can do anything in life. We empower people to go….. Read More

Flights4All

Flying Lessons for the Disabled. If you’re looking for something thrilling and different, get into a cockpit and fly! Flights4all offers satisfaction guaranteed flight gifts across the UK for the discerning customer who wants to give a present that will never be forgotten. Whether it be a trial flying lesson, a flight in a war-bird, a pleasure flight or a….. Read More

Get Kids Going!    Email : info@getkidsgoing.com

Get Kids Going! is a national charity which gives disabled children and young people – up to the age of 26 yrs – the wonderful opportunity of participating in sport. We provide them with specially built sports’ wheelchairs so they can do: athletics, marathons, tennis, skiing, rugby, sailing, boccia, basketball, sledge hockey, table tennis, fencing, shooting, archery, powerlifting and many….. Read More

LimbPower    Email : info@limbpower.com

Amputees and individuals with limb impairments have pretty much the same options as able-bodied people when it comes to taking part in sport, physical activity and exercise, but be prepared to modify an activity or exercise to enable you to take part. Limb Power was launched in November 2009 to engage amputees and individuals with limb impairments in physical activity,….. Read More

Ouseburn Farm    Email : admin@ouseburnfarm.org.uk

Ouseburn Farm is located in Newcastle upon Tyne. Providing adult placement training programmes for adults with learning difficulties or physical disabilities. Offering a variety of subjects from farm gardening to photography. Ouseburn Farm is a registered charity located in the Lower Ouseburn Valley, just a mile from Newcastle city centre.  Ouseburn Farm aims to:  Provide an integrated setting where people….. Read More

Poole Sailability    Email : poolesailability@yahoo.co.uk

Poole Sailability welcomes anyone with a disability to enjoy active sailing in a friendly club environment during the summer months on the beautiful waters of Poole Harbour. Previous sailing experience is not necessary. We aim to accommodate most disabilities, but you should be able to board a boat unaided, or with limited physical assistance. Our current fleet consists of very….. Read More

Regain    Email : enquiries@regainsportscharity.com

Join the Regain – The Trust For Sports Tetraplegics community: Regain is the only charitable organisation dedicated solely to improving the independence of all British men & women who have become tetraplegic as a result of a sporting or leisure accident. A tetraplegic is unable to walk and has limited reach & dexterity because use of the arms is severely….. Read More

Sport in Mind    Email : info@sportinmind.org

Our vision is to make sport and physical activity accessible to anyone experiencing mental health problems. Playing sport to us is about having fun and our objective is to give everyone that wants to play sport the opportunity to do so. Our mission is to use sport to promote mental well-being and enrich the lives of people experiencing mental health….. Read More

Sportability

Sportability, a registered charity, provides sport and challenging pursuits for people with paralysis around the UK. People with conditions such as spinal cord injury, stroke, MS and others, are able to participate in a whole range of sports – scuba diving, sailing, archery, angling, abseiling, quad-biking, gliding, canoeing, clay pigeon shooting, go-karting, land-yachting, wheelchair tennis and many more. It is….. Read More

Tennis Foundation-Disability Tennis    Email : info@tennisfoundation.org.uk

We’re the Tennis Foundation, Britain’s leading tennis charity. We believe anybody can play tennis. Anyone from any background and any community. No matter what their age, shape or ability. We exist to create opportunities. Our aim is to make it possible for all sorts of people to pick up a racket and take up the sport. Even those people who….. Read More

The Aviation for Paraplegics and Tetraplegics Trust (APT)    Email : admin@disabledflying.org

The APT Charitable Trust has been making flying activities for the disabled come true over the past fourteen years. Whether your ambition is to take a microlight flight or become a fully fledged pilot, APT can help get your dream off the ground. Run by a unique group of people, their dedicated teaching has resulted in many of their disabled….. Read More

The East Anglian Sailing Trust (EAST)    Email : admin@e-a-s-t.org.uk

The East Anglian Sailing Trust (EAST), provides disabled East Anglians and their carers with regular opportunities to access and enjoy sailing activities whilst promoting enhanced independence, confidence and community involvement. EAST has no paid staff, and relies totally on its volunteers. This is supplemented by the continuing support it receives from local sailing organisations and their members, as well as….. Read More

The Jubilee Sailing Trust    Email : info@jst.org.uk

The Jubilee Sailing Trust is a registered charity whose mission is to promote the integration of people of all physical abilities through the challenge and adventure of sailing tall ships on the open sea. About us The Jubilee Sailing Trust is a registered charity whose mission is to promote the integration of people of all physical abilities through the challenge….. Read More

The RoRo Sailing Project    Email : email dsahq@ntlworld.com

Providing REAL sailing for ALL types of disabled people. Sailing the yacht will be in the traditional manner from the cockpit. The main helm is mounted on the seating at the rear of the cockpit and there is a second steering position that can be used by an instructor to override the main helm or be used from the hatchway….. Read More

The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry    Email : info@royalfoundation.com

Our Mission The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry is the Patrons’ primary charitable vehicle, and hopes to become a leading philanthropic investor, effectively using its time and resources to create lasting change in targeted areas and geographies, based on need and on the interests of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince….. Read More

UK Deaf Sport

“UK Deaf Sport have developed a good working relationship that is already showing progress, targeting Athletics delivery to the Deaf community and enhancing the running offer by training more deaf people to be running leaders. The partnership is driving forwards with both organizations recognizing the benefits of working together for our mutual goals.” UK Deaf Sport aims to encourage Deaf….. Read More

Wheels For All!

Working to Provide Cycling Opportunities for Everyone to Enjoy. For anyone who isn’t able to manage a two-wheeled bike, for whatever reason, the Cycling Project has a variety of equipment in different sizes for you to try. Bicycles with Stabilisers A boost to confidence, whatever your age. Tricycles All the fun of cycling on three wheels, with the option of….. Read More

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Do-it | Volunteer for people and causes that matter to you

Welcome to the home of UK volunteering! You’ve taken the first step to do something good in your community. On Do-it you’ll find tons of things to do from our million plus volunteering opportunities, and you can get some inspiration from our news and campaigns about people and organisations doing amazing things. If this is your first time here then….. Read More

National Association for Voluntary and Community Action (NAVCA)

We are the national voice of local social action. We are the national membership charity for local voluntary sector infrastructure – the people who help others set up and run charities and community groups. We are England’s largest network of local charities and community groups. 250 members covering England Representing over 160,000 local charities and community groups Providing an authentic voice….. Read More

Reach – connecting charities with skilled volunteers

About skilled volunteering Use your skills and time to help a charity have more impact: Can I be a skilled volunteer? What are the opportunities available? What’s it really like to volunteer? Join the Reach community Register with Reach to find your ideal volunteer opportunity at a UK charity: How it works Benefits of registering Create a profile to help….. Read More

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)    Email : ncvo@ncvo.org.uk

Our vision: NCVO champions the voluntary sector and volunteering because they’re essential for a better society. Each day, millions of people make a difference through voluntary organisations and volunteering. Our vision is a society where we can all make a difference to the causes that we believe in. Our members: We have a diverse community of over 12,000 member organisations….. Read More

Trust for London    Email : info@trustforlondon.org.uk

The Trust was founded in 1891 as a direct result of the City of London Parochial Charities Act 1883. Under the 1883 Act the Trustees of the London Parochial Charities were to adminster the Trust, known as the City Parochial Foundation in the 1891 scheme. Our very first Chair, Sir Joseph Savory (the then Mayor of London, below), chaired the….. Read More

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1 Penderels Trust for Advice & Guidance (England & Wales)    Email : enquiries@penderelstrust.org.uk

Penderels Trust offers advice, guidance and practical solutions to enable people with disabilities and older people to live independently in their own homes, to achieve their goals in life and to help them play an active part in their community. We are a not-for-profit organisation and have been a leading provider of advice and guidance for over twenty five years. The Nationwide….. Read More

CR Garwood Foundation Day Centre    Email : keith.minear@garwoodfoundation.org.uk

Providing services and support to adult and children with a wide range of disabilities in Croydon. The Garwood Foundation is a local independent charity based in the Croydon area. Originally founded in 1952, the Foundation provides support for people with cerebral palsy and related disabilities, through a wide range of services. The Foundation aims to provide support to its members….. Read More

EC City of London useful contacts

Welcome to City of London Penderels Trust Alperton House 5th Floor Suite 12 Bridgewater Road Wembley HA0 1EH Tel: 020 8629 5980 Fax: N/A Email: london@penderelstrust.org.uk     Your Service Manager is: Ben Chik Your Independent Living Adviser is:  Joana De Freitas   In City of London, all users of our services are able to have free access to our….. Read More

HA London useful contacts

Welcome to London Penderels Trust Alperton House 5th Floor Suite 12 Bridgewater Road Wembley HA0 4LY Tel: 020 8629 5980 Fax: Email: london@penderelstrust.org.uk Your Service Manager is: Ben Chik Your Independent Living Advisers are:  Fatu Bangura Justine Numisiima Sharm Chopra Your Finance Officer (Managed Accounts) is:  Arran Masterman*  * Please note that Arran Masterman is profoundly deaf.  He has an….. Read More

NW Asian People’s Disability Alliance (APDA)    Email : info@apda.org.uk

The Asian People’s Disability Alliance (APDA) is a user-led registered charity of Asian disabled people. Launched and active since 1988, APDA is a non-political, non-religious and non-profit making entity. For many people the questions about care doesn’t arise until there is suddenly need. However APDA Home care has a solution which allow our clients to live full, interesting lives and still….. Read More

W Action Disability Kensington & Chelsea (ADKC)    Email : adkc@adkc.org.uk

ADKC is an organisation run and controlled by disabled people. We support disabled people to live independently and campaign for an inclusive society which does not discriminate against disabled people. We believe that disabled people should have the same opportunities and quality of life that non-disabled people take for granted. Our funders include: The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea….. Read More

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1 Penderels Trust for Advice & Guidance (England & Wales)    Email : enquiries@penderelstrust.org.uk

Penderels Trust offers advice, guidance and practical solutions to enable people with disabilities and older people to live independently in their own homes, to achieve their goals in life and to help them play an active part in their community. We are a not-for-profit organisation and have been a leading provider of advice and guidance for over twenty five years. The Nationwide….. Read More

DH North East Autism Society    Email : info@ne-as.org.uk

We work in partnership to achieve outstanding personalised services for people with an Autism Spectrum Condition: Our Core Values: To have our learners and service users at the heart of the organisation To operate a fair, respectful and honest culture To strive for the highest quality To operate with integrity In practice, we believe that ‘excellence’ for an autism specific….. Read More

LS Leeds CIL

Leeds Centre for Integrated Living (Leeds CIL) was set up in 1998 and was a Leeds City Council Adult Social Care Business Unit employing 20 people. The organisation was co-run by Adult Social Care (ASC) and an advisory group of disabled people from Leeds as the Management Committee of the Centre. In 2009 the Management Committee made a request to ASC….. Read More

NE Calvert Trust Kielder    Email : enquiries@calvert-kielder.com

Trust Calvert to make your holiday fun, active and accessible for everyone. We want you to really love life, to delight in new experiences and to welcome a new challenge. Why do our guests keep coming back to Calvert Trust Kielder year after year…exhilarating, exciting, challenging, life changing, inspirng, fabulous, wonderful…their words. Visit us in the spectacular Kielder Water & Forest Park and Northumberland International Dark Skies Park…… Read More

TS Hartlepool Useful Contacts

Welcome to Hartlepool Penderels Trust 3 Tower Street Hartlepool County DurhamTS24 7HH Tel: 01429 268659 Fax: Email: hartlepool@penderelstrust.org.uk     Your Service Manager is: Daniel Jones Your Independent Living Advisers are:  Alex Kelley Stacey Stephenson Sara Taylor Your Finance Officer (Managed Accounts) is:  Elizabeth Newton Your Clerical Officer is:  Kate Betts   Services in Hartlepool Penderels Trust is working in….. Read More

TS Middlesbrough Useful Contacts

Welcome to Middlesbrough Penderels Trust 3 Tower Street Hartlepool County DurhamTS24 6HH Tel: 01642 326086 Fax: 01642 312393 Email: middlesbrough@penderelstrust.org.uk     Your Finance Officers (Managed Accounts) are: Robert Greenidge Gary Mills     Services in Middlesbrough The way direct payment services are being provided in Middlesbrough has changed.  Please see below for guidance. Payroll and Managed Accounts  We continue to….. Read More

WF Cumbria Useful Contacts

Useful LinksCumbria Advice Network – www.cumbriaadvicenetwork.org.uk Eden Independent Living – www.edenindependentliving.org.uk (01768 861468) Cumbria Gateway – www.cumbriagateway.co.uk (01228 524450) Age UK – www.ageuk.org.uk/westcumbria (01900 844670) People First Cumbria – www.peoplefirstcumbria.org.uk (01900 607208) Cosc-Cumbria – www.cosc-cumbria.org.uk (01900 819648) West Cumbria Carers – www.westcumbriacarers.co.uk (01900 810101) Calvert Trust – www.calvert-trust.org.uk (01768 772255) Headway North Cumbria – www.headwaynorthcumbria.org.uk (0808 800 2244) Substance misuse – www.cadas.co.uk Cumbria….. Read More

WF Shropshire useful contacts

Welcome to Shropshire Penderels Trust PO Box 180 Normanton WF10 9BR Tel: 07983 566584 Fax: 01924 895018 Email: shropshire@penderelstrust.org.uk     Your Service Manager is: Jane Bown Your TPSA Contact is: Gill Wake-Corrigan   Services in Shropshire Payroll and Managed Accounts (TPSAs) We continue to provide a payroll and managed account (TPSA) service for existing customers.  There will no change to….. Read More

WF Wakefield useful contacts

Welcome to Wakefield Penderels Trust Unit 2 Normanton Business Park Ripley Drive Normanton Wakefield WF6 1QT Tel: 01924 898136 Fax: 01924 895018 Email: wakefield@penderelstrust.org.uk     Your Service Manager is: Louise Smith Your Independent Living Advisers are: Beverley Jennings Faye Parton Alison Narine Your Finance Officer (Managed Accounts) is: Gill Wake-Corrigan Your Clerical Officer is: Wendy Iveson   Services in Wakefield….. Read More

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1 Penderels Trust for Advice & Guidance (England & Wales)    Email : enquiries@penderelstrust.org.uk

Penderels Trust offers advice, guidance and practical solutions to enable people with disabilities and older people to live independently in their own homes, to achieve their goals in life and to help them play an active part in their community. We are a not-for-profit organisation and have been a leading provider of advice and guidance for over twenty five years. The Nationwide….. Read More

BD Beamsley Project for Groups & Holidays    Email : info@beamsleyproject.org

Beamsley Project is set in relaxing gardens and is in the building of the former Beamsley Methodist Church. We are very easily accessible on the side of the A59 Preston to York road. We are between Skipton and Harrogate and between the beautiful Yorkshire Dales and the fascinating Pennine moors of Ilkley and Haworth. Charity that provides self-catering holiday accommodation….. Read More

BL L & PR Brothers of Charity Services (Day services and care in the community)    Email : info@brothersofcharity.org.uk

LISTEN The Brothers of Charity Services in England provides support to adults with learning disabilities across Merseyside, Lancashire and Greater Manchester. Merseyside Within the Merseyside region, the Brothers of Charity Services’ is based at Thingwall Hall in Broadgreen, Liverpool. Located a short distance from the M62 and M57, Thingwall Hall has excellent transport links with Liverpool City Centre and the….. Read More

CA Calvert Trust Lake District    Email : enquiries@lakedistrict.calvert-trust.org.uk

The Lake District Calvert Trust is a residential outdoor centre with 40 years’ experience delivering challenging outdoor adventure holidays for people with disabilities. On the shores of Bassenthwaite Lake, in the heart of the Lake District National Park, our centre offers a warm welcome; accessible accommodation and exciting breaks for schools, groups, families and individualswith their friends and carers. We are….. Read More

CH Flintshire

Services in Flintshire Penderels Trust is working in partnership with Flintshire County Council to support adults and children who receive a direct payment in the county to get the most out of their care money and to achieve their goals.  Our support includes: Support when recruiting a personal assistant Guidance on all aspects of being a good employer including legal obligations….. Read More

CH Heswall Disabled Children’s Holiday Fund (HDCHF)    Email : committee@heswallcamp.org.uk

Heswall Disabled Children’s Holiday Fund hosts a completely free week-long summer camp each August for up to 30 boys aged 9-15 years, from North West England, who have physical disabilities. The charity also provides financial assistance to the families of children with disabilities and other disabled groups for whom our camp is not suitable. Michael Byrne MBE and Roy Wignall remain….. Read More

CH Wrexham useful contacts

Welcome to Wrexham Penderels Trust St Andrews Park Queens Lane Mold Flintshire CH7 1XB Tel: 01352 706259 Fax: 01352 706 236 Email: wrexham@penderelstrust.org.uk     Your Service Manager is: Jane Bown Your Independent Living Advisers are: Emily Kershaw Sharon Stapley-Lopez Your Finance Officer (Managed Accounts) is: Gill Wake-Corrigan   Services in Wrexham Penderels Trust is working in partnership with Wrexham County Borough….. Read More

LA Bendrigg Trust (Adventure Activities & Residential Activities)    Email : office@bendrigg.org.uk

Experience the Outdoors: Bendrigg Trust is a residential activity centre specialising in high quality courses for disabled and disadvantaged people, of any age or ability. ACTIVITIES: Achievement through Adventure: Bendrigg Trust’s inclusive adventure activities are available on-site and also in the beautiful Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks, just a short drive away. INDOOR CLIMBING & ABSEILING | OUTDOOR….. Read More

PR Disability Equality North West Limited    Email : hello@disability-equality.org.uk

Disability Equality North West is a Disabled People’s Organisation (DPO) that started in 1996. The organisation is run and controlled by disabled people. The main aim is to �further the human rights of disabled people across the North West� and we provide a number of user-led services to support disabled people and achieve this aim. The different services have arisen….. Read More

Supports to all North West Communities - Charities & Resources in Postcode & Alphabetical Order


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Action Cancer (Northern Ireland)    Email : info@actioncancer.org

Action Cancer is Northern Ireland’s leading, local cancer charity. Our mission is to save lives and support local people through cancer awareness, prevention, detection and support. We provide the following services: Digital Breast Screening Support & Therapeutic Services M.O.T. Health Checks Health Promotion Programmes In Northern Ireland someone receives a cancer diagnosis every hour of every day and one in two of….. Read More

MindWise (Northern Ireland)    Email : info@mindwisenv.org

  ABOUT US Mind Wise New Vision was registered as a company limited by guarantee in Northern Ireland on 10th March 2009. The new company was established in order to facilitate a demerger of the Northern Ireland region of Rethink from the national charity (also known as the National Schizophrenia Fellowship) on 1st April 2009. The new charity operates under….. Read More

Supports to all Northern Ireland Communities - Charities & Resources in Postcode & Alphabetical Order


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Visit Scotland    Email : info@visitscotland.com

Scotland offers plenty of wonderful accessible accommodation options, including sleek city centre hotels, eco-friendly retreats and luxurious country houses. You can stay in a bustling city centre, with great access-friendly attractions right on your doorstep, or out in the countryside, where you can enjoy accessible walks or trips to the beach. Look out for facilities such as onsite restaurants, free….. Read More

Forth and Clyde Canal Society (Scotland)    Email : forthandclydecanalsociety@hotmail.co.uk

The Forth and Clyde Canal Society was formed by a group of canal enthusiasts who felt that the decline in the canals of Scotland in the 1960s had to be reversed. They believed these monuments to our industrial past could be put to use in the future for the benefit of local communities and they could see that this decline….. Read More

Quarriers (Scotland)    Email : careers@quarriers.org.uk

Quarriers is one of Scotland’s largest social care charities. We provide practical care and support for vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances. We challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive changes in people’s lives. Quarriers is a Scottish charity dedicated to helping children, families and adults overcome adversity. We have a long track….. Read More

Re-Union Canal Boats (Scotland)    Email : info@re-union.org.uk

Re-Union Canal Boats is a social enterprise in Edinburgh and Falkirk operating across the Union and Forth & Clyde Canals. Getting out on the canal couldn’t be easier. To hire one of our boats for a private event, party or meeting in either Edinburgh or Falkirk then choose from the options below. If you prefer to drive a boat yourself….. Read More

Scottish Canals

Scotland’s canals have a unique place in the history of canal-buidling of the Industrial Age of Great Britain and Ireland. Union Canal: 1793 The Union Canal was conceived as a direct route for the people of Edinburgh to access cheap sources of coal from the West. Union Canal: 2001 The canal is reopened as part of the £83.5m Millennium Link – the….. Read More

Scottish Waterways Trust    Email : info@scottishwaterwaystrust.org.uk

The Scottish Waterways Trust is an independent registered charity, established as part of The Waterways Trust in 2000. In 2012 The Waterways Trust merged its operations in England and Wales with the Canal & River Trust, and the organisation in Scotland became an independent charity. Its patron is HRH The Prince of Wales. We help young people gain the skills….. Read More

Seagull Trust Cruises Charity (Scotland)    Email : info@seagulltrustcruises.org.uk

Founded in 1978, the Seagull Trust Cruises charity offers free cruises on Scotland’s canals for people with special needs. From small beginnings, Seagull Trust Cruises hosted 27,003 passengers on 2,823 cruises in 2015. A completely voluntary charity, cruises run from branches at Ratho near Edinburgh, Falkirk, Kirkintilloch and Highland at Inverness. In addition, a purpose-built holiday boat based at Falkirk….. Read More

EH Linlithgow Union Canal Society (LUCS)    Email : info@lucs.org.uk

When the Linlithgow Union Canal Society (LUCS) was founded in 1975 the canal basin’s buildings were derelict, the canal was blocked at Preston Road and there were no boats. Despite this, the society’s founder, the late Mel Gray MBE, knew there was interest in the canal and so collected the names of those who wished to restore the canal and….. Read More

EH The Lin Berwick Trust Holiday Cottage (Dirleton – Edinburgh)    Email : info@thelinberwicktrust.org.uk

Denis Duncan House is the Trust’s second holiday cottage for the disabled and is situated on the village green in Manse Road in the village of Dirleton, which is 24 miles east of Edinburgh, and 2 miles south west of the coastal town of North Berwick on the Firth of Forth. Denis Duncan House offers the disabled holidaymaker state-of-the art….. Read More

KY The Homelands Trust-Fife for Holiday Accommodation    Email : info@homelands-fife.co.uk twitter

The Homelands Trust-Fife (SC027281) is an independent, Fife-based charity working to improve the quality of life of individuals affected by disability through the provision of luxury holiday accommodation. The History of Homelands: Mr Robert Carswell Paxton was a well-known figure in Lundin Links in the first quarter of the 20th century.  Born in Kilmarnock in 1853, he was the fourth….. Read More

PH Speyside Trust Badaguish Centre    Email : info@badaguish.org

Speyside Trust Badaguish Centre is a place where you can explore and develop new and exciting skills in safety, amidst the superb forest and mountain scenery of the Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands. It is committed to Access for All and to programmes and facilities which offer equal opportunities in an integrated setting. Speyside Trust, Badaguish Centre is….. Read More

Support in Mind Scotland    Email : info@supportinmindscotland.org.uk

Support in Mind Scotland seek to support and empower all those affected by mental illness, including family members, carers and supporters. Resources: Our services | Our publications | Mental health information | Inspiring stories | Our most popular resources: Living with schizophrenia and psychosis in Scotland | Carers’ Information Pack – Information for carers, friends and families | Making Time to Talk – Advice for parents….. Read More

Supports to all Scotland Communities - Charities & Resources in Postcode & Alphabetical Order


1 Help: What is listed in this category of Supports to Regional communities?

All listing for this region are in the postcode & alphabetical order. The charities & resources are listed with the prefix of post code (one or two alpha characters) of that charity’s serving area.  If a charity is providing a service in more than one postcode are, then it is listed in the top without the postcode prefix. All postcodes….. Read More

1 Help: UK Postcodes, Counties & Regions

Please click on the above title name and in the new window click on the choice of your table to view all the post codes, counties & regions of the UK. [uk-postcodes-arranged-in-regions-order] & [uk-counties-regions-arranged-in-postcode-order] [all-uk-postcode-area-map]

1 Penderels Trust for Advice & Guidance (England & Wales)    Email : enquiries@penderelstrust.org.uk

Penderels Trust offers advice, guidance and practical solutions to enable people with disabilities and older people to live independently in their own homes, to achieve their goals in life and to help them play an active part in their community. We are a not-for-profit organisation and have been a leading provider of advice and guidance for over twenty five years. The Nationwide….. Read More

RG Accessible Boating

Accessible Boating is a Charity offering opportunities for disabled people or those with access difficulties to go boating on the Basingstoke Canal from Colt Hill Wharf, Odiham in Hampshire, UK. We operate 2 boats: DAWN, a day boat; and MADAM BUTTERFLY, a cruising boat. Both craft are specially designed and equipped to cater for those with disabilities or reduced mobility…… Read More

SO Countryside Education Trust for Holidays    Email : janecooper@cet.org.uk,

Established in 1975, The Countryside Education Trust’s mission is to connect people with the countryside. Forty years ago we were pioneers, but now we are experts! We introduce people to the wonders of the British countryside, rural life and farming. Our expert teaching team tailors national curriculum-based modules to the needs of each school and we have great feedback from….. Read More

Supports to all South East Communities - Charities & Resources in Postcode & Alphabetical Order


1 Help: What is listed in this category of Supports to Regional communities?

All listing for this region are in the postcode & alphabetical order. The charities & resources are listed with the prefix of post code (one or two alpha characters) of that charity’s serving area.  If a charity is providing a service in more than one postcode are, then it is listed in the top without the postcode prefix. All postcodes….. Read More

1 Help: UK Postcodes, Counties & Regions

Please click on the above title name and in the new window click on the choice of your table to view all the post codes, counties & regions of the UK. [uk-postcodes-arranged-in-regions-order] & [uk-counties-regions-arranged-in-postcode-order] [all-uk-postcode-area-map]

1 Penderels Trust for Advice & Guidance (England & Wales)    Email : enquiries@penderelstrust.org.uk

Penderels Trust offers advice, guidance and practical solutions to enable people with disabilities and older people to live independently in their own homes, to achieve their goals in life and to help them play an active part in their community. We are a not-for-profit organisation and have been a leading provider of advice and guidance for over twenty five years. The Nationwide….. Read More

BH Dorset useful contacts

Welcome to Dorset Penderels Trust Arena Business Centres Ltd 9 Nimrod Way Ferndown Industrial Estate Ferndown, Dorset BH21 7UH Tel: 01202 862570 Fax: 01202 862571 Email: dorset@penderelstrust.org.uk     Your Service Manager is: Bobbie Lovett Your Independent Living Adviser is: Bobbie Lovett Your Assistant Independent Living Adviser: Jacqueline Home Your Clerical Officer is: Dawn Shears       Services in Dorset….. Read More

EX Calvert Trust Exmoor    Email : exmoor@calvert-trust.org.uk

Calvert Trust Exmoor enables people with physical, learning, behavioural and sensory disabilities to experience exciting, challenging and enjoyable outdoor activities. Activity Holidays | School Residentials | Themed Breaks & Specialist Courses | Carers Breaks | Horse Experience Weekends | Located in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the edge of Exmoor National Park and a short distance from the North Devon Coast, our award winning centre welcomes….. Read More

GL Bath & NES useful contacts

Welcome to Bath & NES Penderels Trust Unit 7 The Steadings Business Centre Maisemore Gloucester GL2 8EY Tel: 01452 411000 Fax: 01452 332015 Email: gloucsmanager@penderelstrust.org.uk Your Service Manager is: Mary Woolley Services in Bath & NES The way direct payment support services are being funded in Bath & NES has changed.  Direct payment recipients are now able to choose which….. Read More

GL Herefordshire useful contacts

Welcome to Herefordshire Penderels Trust Unit 7 The Steadings Business Centre Maisemore Gloucester GL2 8EY Tel: 01452 411000 Fax: 01452 332015 Email: herefordshire@penderelstrust.org.uk     Your Service Manager is: Mary Woolley Your Independent Living Advisers are: Dennis Buckley Mark Webster Your Finance Officer (Managed Accounts) is: Joan Taylor Your Clerical Officer is: Ruth Sharples       Services in Herefordshire Penderels….. Read More

GL South Gloucestershire

Welcome to South Gloucestershire Penderels Trust Unit 7 The Steadings Business Centre Maisemore Gloucester GL2 8EY Tel: 01452 411000 Fax: 01452 332015 Email: southgloucestershire@penderelstrust.org.uk     Your Service Manager is: Mary Woolley Your Independent Living Advisers are: Dennis Buckley Mark Webster Your Finance Officer (Managed Accounts) is: Joan Taylor Your Clerical Officer is: Ruth Sharples   Services in South Gloucestershire….. Read More

PL The Lin Berwick Trust (Holiday Accommodation)    Email : info@thelinberwicktrust.org.uk

Holiday accommodation for the disabled, their family and carers in East Harling – Norfolk, Dirleton – Edinburgh and Looe – Cornwall. The Lin Berwick Trust is a registered charity founded by Lin Berwick but it does not benefit her personally in any way. Lin Berwick is blind, has cerebral palsy and is a wheelchair user, and as a result of….. Read More

SN The Bruce Trust    Email : brucebranch@katrust.org.uk

PROVIDING CANAL BOAT HOLIDAYS FOR DISABLED, DISADVANTAGED OR ELDERLY PEOPLE The Bruce Trust is a registered charity providing specially-designed, purpose-built, wide-beam canal boats, for hire for self-catering, self-steer holidays by disabled, disadvantaged or elderly people along with their family, friends or carers. The Trust has a fleet of four boats. Hannah is 12 berth, Rebecca and Diana are 10 berth….. Read More

Visit Bath

A city so beautiful and special that it has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. Independent, creative, unique and stylish, Bath is the only place in the UK where you can bathe in naturally hot spa water and original roman style baths, making it the ultimate spa break destination for thousands of years. You are here: Travel & Maps….. Read More

Supports to all South West Communities - Charities & Resources in Postcode & Alphabetical Order


1 Help: What is listed in this category of Supports to Regional communities?

All listing for this region are in the postcode & alphabetical order. The charities & resources are listed with the prefix of post code (one or two alpha characters) of that charity’s serving area.  If a charity is providing a service in more than one postcode are, then it is listed in the top without the postcode prefix. All postcodes….. Read More

1 Help: UK Postcodes, Counties & Regions

Please click on the above title name and in the new window click on the choice of your table to view all the post codes, counties & regions of the UK. [uk-postcodes-arranged-in-regions-order] & [uk-counties-regions-arranged-in-postcode-order] [all-uk-postcode-area-map]

1 Penderels Trust for Advice & Guidance (England & Wales)    Email : enquiries@penderelstrust.org.uk

Penderels Trust offers advice, guidance and practical solutions to enable people with disabilities and older people to live independently in their own homes, to achieve their goals in life and to help them play an active part in their community. We are a not-for-profit organisation and have been a leading provider of advice and guidance for over twenty five years. The Nationwide….. Read More

Hafal (Wales)    Email : hafal@hafal.org

Welcome to Hafal: We are Wales’ leading charity for people with serious mental illness and their carers. Covering all areas of Wales, Hafal is an organisation managed by the people we support: individuals whose lives have been affected by serious mental illness. Underpinning our services to clients is our own unique Recovery Programme. Based on modern principles of self-management and….. Read More

SA The Harriet Davis Trust

The Trust provides four self-catering holiday houses in Pembrokeshire, UK for families with disabled children at economical prices. Harriet Davis suffered from a rare degenerative metabolic disease. She was unable to speak, and had lost most of her motor abilities. With difficulty she could use a word chart and make use of an electric wheelchair. Seaside holidays, in the company….. Read More

SY The Lyneal Trust for Canal boat and Cottage Holidays

The Lyneal Trust offers canal boat and cottage holidays in beautiful Shropshire for people with disabilities, illness or injury, or any other vulnerability and their family, friends and carers who may accompany them. The Llangollen Canal weaves backwards and forwards across the Shropshire and Cheshire borders and into Clwyd and on its way passes through some of the finest scenery….. Read More

Supports to all Wales Communities - Charities & Resources in Postcode & Alphabetical Order


1 Help: What is listed in this category of Supports to Regional communities?

All listing for this region are in the postcode & alphabetical order. The charities & resources are listed with the prefix of post code (one or two alpha characters) of that charity’s serving area.  If a charity is providing a service in more than one postcode are, then it is listed in the top without the postcode prefix. All postcodes….. Read More

1 Penderels Trust for Advice & Guidance (England & Wales)    Email : enquiries@penderelstrust.org.uk

Penderels Trust offers advice, guidance and practical solutions to enable people with disabilities and older people to live independently in their own homes, to achieve their goals in life and to help them play an active part in their community. We are a not-for-profit organisation and have been a leading provider of advice and guidance for over twenty five years. The Nationwide….. Read More

B Birmingham useful contacts

Welcome to Birmingham Penderels Trust Room G12, Fairgate House 205 Kings Road Tyseley Birmingham B11 2AA Tel: 0121 707 1817 Fax: 0121 707 1127 Email: birmingham@penderelstrust.org.uk     Your Service Manager is: Phil Arnold Your Independent Living Advisers are: Shahziah Parveen Lisa Kelly Rasila Patel Louise Beck Your Finance Officer (Managed Accounts) is: Muhammad Khan    To access our Events Calendar,….. Read More

B Wolverhampton useful contacts

Welcome to Wolverhampton Penderels Trust Room G12 Fairgate House 205 Kings Road Birmingham B11 2AA Tel: 01902 490023 Fax: 0121 707 1127 Email: wolverhampton@penderelstrust.org.uk     Your Independent Living Advisers are: Martin Hayden Paul Taylor   In Wolverhampton, all users of our services are able to have free access to our document centre.  In the document centre, you will find….. Read More

DY Worcestershire useful contacts

Welcome to Worcestershire Penderels Trust Unit 327 Hartlebury Trading Estate Hartlebury KidderminsterDY10 4JB Tel: 01299 253225 Fax: 01299 251206 Email: worcester@penderelstrust.org.uk     Your Service Manager is: Mary Woolley Your Independent Living Advisers are: Sue Jergic Bridget Noone Natalie Harris Dennis Buckley Your Clerical Officer is: Stephen Prosser   In Worcestershire, all users of our services are able to have….. Read More

Supports to all West Midlands Communities - Charities & Resources in Postcode & Alphabetical Order


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