Disability Organisations in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Disability Organisations

All-Party Parliamentary Group for Disability

A cross-party group of members of parliament from both the commons and the lords. Focusing on the issues that affect all disabled people regardless of their disability, impairment, or health condition.

Asian People's Disability Alliance

Provides a range of services to disabled people, their families and carers, based on their personal, cultural and community needs; includes details of their UK and international programmes, with news and contacts.

Bristol Disability Equality Forum

An organisation of Disabled people who live, work or study in the Bristol area of England.

British Limbless Ex-Service Men's Association

Helps with the rehabilitation of ex-service personnel. Includes details of BLESMA homes, fundraising information and how to donate.

Capability Scotland

Scottish organisation offering support for disabled people and their carers in Scotland. Includes event listings and press releases. https://www.facebook.com/CapabilityScotland Capability_Scot

Centre for Resolution

A professional organisation providing advocate, consulting, mentoring, coaching and mediation services to disabled people in the UK. https://facebook.com/CentreForResolution CentreForRes http://linkedin.com/company/centre-for-resolution

Challengers

Provides fun opportunities for disabled children and young people. Whilst playing at Challengers, disabled children develop vital social, co-ordination and communication skills whilst having fun in preparation for adult life.

Clarity

The sole aim of the charity is to provide work for blind and disabled people. To look after their personal needs, provide accommodation where required and set-up pensions for them.

Cornerstone

One of Scotland's largest charities, providing a wide range of services for people with disabilities and other support needs, and their families; includes information about their programmes, volunteer opportunities, news, events, and contacts.

Decibels

A charitable company which aims to promote the education and training of people with a variety of special needs/disabilities for the purpose of enabling them to learn, appreciate and enjoy sound, music, the arts and performance through the use of technology.

Dimensions

Offers support to people in the UK with learning difficulties. Details of regional locations and contacts plus news and events.

The Disabilities Trust

Offers community based and residential support for people with acquired brain injury, complex physical or learning disabilities and autism.

Disability Alliance

A registered charity working to improving the living standards of disabled people. Offers benefit and campaign details, publications and contact.

Disability Equality Scotland

A national organisation working to achieve full access and inclusion for every disabled person in Scotland.

Disability North

A free Independent Living Service which promotes social inclusion, independence and choice for disabled and older people in the North East of England and Cumbria.

Disability Rights UK

Aims to be the largest national pan-disability organisation led by disabled people; formed through a unification of Disability Alliance, Radar and National Centre for Independent Living in 2012.

Disabled Living

Charity which provides impartial information and advice about products, equipment and services for disabled adults, children, older people, carers and the professionals who support them.

Disabled People Against Cuts

Organisation fighting for justice and human rights for all disabled people at a time of austerity and welfare cuts. Dis_PPL_Protest

Evenbreak

Evenbreak's aim is for disabled people to enjoy the same opportunities as non-disabled people to access work, contribute in the workplace, access training and promotional opportunities and be valued.

Family Footings

Resources and advice on using person centred thinking to improve outcomes for disabled children in education, healthcare and day-to-day support. https://www.facebook.com/Family-Footings-158947884185658/ Family_Footings

Glasgow Disability Alliance

A membership organisation run by and for disabled people.

The Great British Community

Works to inform, challenge and empower people to combat prejudice and discrimination in the UK.

Hft

A national charity, providing services for people with learning disabilities throughout England.

Independence at Home

Provides grants for people with a disability or long-term illness towards the cost of adaptations, equipment or other items needed to manage at home.

Irish Wheelchair Association

Founded by wheelchair users in 1960 to achieve greater independence, freedom and choice for disabled people. Membership, sport and how to donate.

Kingsley Organisation

Supports disabled adults and provides opportunities for personal development, education, training and independence.

Lead Scotland

A voluntary organisation set up to empower disabled young people and adults and carers across Scotland to access learning opportunities.

Leonard Cheshire Disability

A charity supporting disabled people to fulfil their potential and live the lives they choose.

Limb Power

Launched to engage amputees and individuals with limb impairments in physical activity, sport and the arts to improve quality of life and to aid lifelong rehabilitation.

Living Options Devon

Assist all disabilities including deaf people with sign language in the county of Devon. Includes magazine details, contacts and online advice.

Mobility Trust

Provides powered wheelchairs and scooters for UK residents who have severe disabilities and who cannot obtain such equipment through other means.

National Federation of Shopmobility UK

Information about The Shopmobility Scheme and directory of affiliated services across the UK.

National Wheelchair Managers' Forum

Established to assist NHS managers involved in the provision of wheelchair services, and to give access to work undertaken by the Forum.

Papworth Trust

A charity assisting disabled people with a range of services covering employment, vocational rehabilitation, housing and personal support in the East of England and nationwide.

Preparing for Adulthood

Funded by the Department for Education as part of the delivery support for the SEN and disability reforms.

RADAR

The UK's largest disability campaigning network. Offers news, parliamentary details and publications.

Remap

A national charity that works through local groups of skilled volunteers and helps disabled people achieve independence and a better quality of life by designing and making equipment for their individual needs.

RiDC (Research Institute for Disabled Consumers)

An independent research charity that carries out research to provide consumer information for disabled and older people.

Rosie’s Rainbow Fund

Supports sick and disabled children in hospital, school and in the community by providing music therapy for children, therapeutic downtime for their parents and bereavement support.

The Rowan Organisation

Offering information and support to people with disabilities. View fact sheets and newsletters plus direct payments details.

Scottish Commission for Learning Disability

The lead strategic partner to the Scottish Government in the delivery of learning disability strategy and policy.

The Sequal Trust

A registered charity that raises funds to purchase communication and speech aids for the disabled. Includes contacts and donation details.

Sibs

UK charity for people who grow up with a disabled brother or sister. Features coping strategies for young siblings, plus articles for adult siblings as well as information for parents. Sibs_uk

SOS!SEN

A national charity aiming to empower parents and carers of children with SEN to tackle successfully themselves the difficulties they face when battling for their children’s rights.

Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs

Highlights an annual award backed by Sir Stelios that supports and helps raise awareness of the entrepreneurial skills achieved by people with disabilities. Includes an application form.

Stepping Forward UK

Works to facilitate and accelerate access to essential services, information, resources and life opportunities so that all people affected by disability can live a full life. https://www.facebook.com/steppingforwarduk steppingfwduk

Tower Project

A registered charity that provides employment training, learning disabilities and autistic services and leisure facilities to disabled people in the London Tower Hamlets area. https://www.facebook.com/towerprojectlondon/ towerprojecte1

The William Keown Trust

Offers a proactive voice for those with disabilities in Northern Ireland. Includes newsletters, public awareness campaigns and news.

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