Other sources of support

Throughout this website you will find links to organisations that can help you, but there are many more that help with health and wellbeing issues.

These links are for organisations in the UK.


Links to organisations that support carers and champion their rights. The provide information on care, respite and housing.


Links to organisations that specifically support people with disabilities.  These include organisations which help with housing, choosing equipment, your rights and respite care.

Employment and education

Links to organisations that provide, or help people with disabilities access, education and employment.

Entertainment and leisure

Links to entertainment and leisure providers who offer accessible or inclusive activities for people with physical or mental health problems or learning difficulties. Activities include relaxed film screenings, audio books and support in choosing the right technology to help access the internet.

Learning disabilities

Links to organisations that support people with learning disabilities and those who care for them. Includes organisations that specialise in housing and accommodation, Autism and the provision of easy to understand health information.

Mental health

Links to a variety of organisations that support people with mental illness and their families. Services include helplines, local support services and employment and are a mix of regional and national services.

Mobility and travel

Links to organisations who help with acquiring accessible transport such as adapted vehicles, information on the accessibility of public attractions and services and providers of holidays designed for people with disabilities.

Older people

Links to organisations that focus on the needs and rights of older people. Services include housing, befriending, advice on social care and staying independent, organisations are a mix of regional and national.

Specific disabilities and illnesses

Links to organisations that focus on specific disabilities or illnesses such as Alzheimer's, blindness, dyslexia or multiple sclerosis.

Young people

Links to organisations that help young people with disabilities.