Disability

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

If you need advice or support remember you can always call us.

AbilityNet

Helps make mainstream computer technology accessible to disabled people.
Tel: 0800 269 545
Tel: 01926 312 847
www.abilitynet.co.uk

Aidis Trust

Help to provide specialised computer equipment to people with disabilities, of all ages, to aid their communication.
Tel: 0808 800 0009
www.aidis.org

Assist UK

Assist UK leads a UK wide network of locally-situated Disabled Living Centres where products and equipment can be tried and visitors can get information and advice from professional staff about what might suit them best.
Tel: 0161 850 9757
Text message: 07913 550 214
www.assist-uk.org

Disabled Living Foundation (DLF)

Free impartial Information and advice on equipment and technology to increase independence.
Tel: 0300 999 0004
www.dlf.org.uk

Disability Grants

Information on charities and grant making bodies which provide funding towards the high costs of disability equipment, holidays, housing days out etc.
www.disability-grants.org

Leonard Cheshire Disability

The offer a wide range of services to disabled people, including providing accommodation services, personalised care and support services and social, education and leisure services.
Tel: 0808 808 2236
www.leonard-cheshire.org

LiveNet

LiveNet is designed to help people with a learning disability, their family members and carers to develop the skills and knowledge to use information and communications technology (ICT) in everyday life.
www.livenet.org.uk

Living Made Easy

Living made easy is an impartial advice and information website about daily living equipment and other aspects of independent living.
Tel: 0300 999 0004
www.livingmadeeasy.org.uk

Scope

Scope exists to make this country a better place for disabled people and their families. They do this by running a range of services, raising awareness of the issues that disabled people face and influencing change across society. They provide support, advice and information for more than a quarter of a million disabled people and their family members every year.
Tel: 0808 800 3333
www.scope.org.uk

Remap

Remap works with local groups of skilled volunteers to help people with disabilities achieve independence and a better quality of life. They make or modify equipment when nothing suitable is available through mainstream sources.
Tel: 0845 130 0456
www.remap.org.uk

United Response

United Response provides a range of services for people with learning disabilities, mental health needs or physical disabilities.
Tel: 0800 0884 377
www.unitedresponse.org.uk