Disability Organisations in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Disability Organisations

Access-Ability

A UK based disability service highlighting a range of resources to assist the disabled, their carers and family with finding relevant sites.

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.

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

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.

Dimensions

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

Disabilities Trust

A UK charity assisting people with brain injury, physical disabilities, autism and learning disabilities. Includes details of their work and job vacancies.

Disability Alliance

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

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 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

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

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.

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.

Leonard Cheshire Disability

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

Livability

A national Christian disability and community engagement charity. Delivering disability services, community projects, education and training resources that promote inclusion and wellbeing for disabled people.

Living Options Devon

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

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.

RADAR

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

The Rowan Organisation

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

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

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.

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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