Disability Charities – If you have a disability and want advice, help or support, why not speak to our outreach team about adjustments that can be made or check out this list of other useful organisations and charities that can offer their support.
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Action for Kids
Disability Charities – Action For Kids is a charity that helps young people with physical and learning disabilities across the country find greater levels of independence and opportunity through the provision of mobility aids, employability training and family support. 020 8347 8111
Action on Hearing Loss
Disability Charities – Action on Hearing Loss is the largest charity representing the 11 million deaf and hard of hearing people in the UK. As a membership charity, they aim to achieve a radically better quality of life for deaf and hard of hearing people.
Disability Charities – Deaffinity is one of the largest, most innovative and award-winning organisation that works within the Deaf Community. They aim to address and overcome the obstacles in communication and engagement that deaf individuals face on a daily basis.
Disability Rights UK
Disability Charities – Disability Rights UK is the leading charity of its kind in the UK, run by and for people with experience of disability or health conditions.
Disability Charities – Kids Out provides small financial grants for disadvantaged and special needs children up to the age of 18 for activities or equipment that will give them fun and happiness.
Disability Charities – Leonard Cheshire is a disability charity that is able to provide residential care, care at home and respite care to disabled people and their carers. It also has a hotel specifically designed for use by disabled people.
Disability Charities – McIntyre Care is a national charity providing education, care and support to both children and adults with learning disabilities.
Mental Health Foundation
Mental Health Foundation is the biggest, most comprehensive website on mental health in the UK.
Motability enables disabled people to get mobile by exchanging their mobility allowance to lease a new car, scooter or powered wheelchair.
The NHS has a database of support services for people with Autism and Asperger’s.
The Percey Bilton Charity
The Percey Bilton Charity have grants of up to £200 for day to day living and special equipment for those with disabilities and on a low income.
National Autistic Society
Disability Charities – National Autistic Society offers an employment and training service for people with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who wish to work. Their aim is that people with an ASD should have the same training and employment opportunities as non-disabled people.
Royal National Institute of the Blind
Royal National Institute of the Blind offers practical support and advice to anyone with a sight problem. 0303 123 9999
Scope gives information and advice on where to find local disability services and organisations.
Disability Charities – Shape provides skills, opportunities and support for disabled artists, individuals and cultural organisations, and helps build a more inclusive cultural sector.
Snowdon Award Scheme
Disability Charities – Snowdon Award Scheme provide grants to physically disabled and sensory impaired students studying in the UK – in further or higher education or those training towards employment.
Tourism for All
Tourism for All gives the disabled, carers and elderly people the freedom to take a break.
Young Minds provides information, advice and training for young people, parents, carers and professionals.