Disability

 

AbilityNet
(Advice on computer technology for people with disabilities)
Tel: 0800 269545
Fax: 01926 407425
Email: enquiries@abilitynet.org.uk
www.abilitynet.org.uk

ADP (Association of Disabled Professionals)
BCM ADP
London WC1N 3XX
Tel/Fax: 01204 431638
Email: adp.admin@ntlworld.com
www.adp.org.uk

Association of Camphill Communities in GB
Camphill Advisory Service
19 South Road
Stourbridge
West Midlands DY8 3YA
Tel: 01384 441680
Email: advisory.service@camphill.org.uk
www.camphill.org.uk

BLESMA (British Limbless Ex-Servicemen's Association)
185-187 High Road
Chadwell Heath
Romford
Essex RM6 6NA
Tel: 0208 590 1124
Fax: 0208 599 2932
Email: headquarters@blesma.org
www.blesma.org

British Paralympic Association
40 Bernard Street
London WC1N 1ST
Tel: 020 7211 5222
 Fax: 020 7211 5233
Email: info@paralympics.org.uk
www.paralympics.org.uk

British Wheelchair Sport
Stoke Mandeville Stadium
Guttman Road
Stoke Mandeville
Buckinghamshire HP21 9PP
Tel: 01296 395995
Fax: 01296 424171
Email: info@wheelpower.org.uk
www.wheelpower.org.uk

Care & Repair England
The Renewal Trust Business Centre
3 Hawksworth Street
Nottingham NG3 2EG
Tel/Fax: 0115 950 6500
Email: catrionasaxton@careandrepair-england.org.uk
www.careandrepair-england.org.uk

Contact a Family (for families with disabled children)
209-211 City Road
London EC1V 1JN
Tel: 020 7608 8700
Fax: 020 7608 8701
Helpline: 0808 808 3555 (Monday to Friday, 10am-4pm)
Email: info@cafamily.org.uk
www.cafamily.org.uk

Council for Disabled Children
National Children's Bureau
8 Wakley Street
London EC1V 7QE
Tel: 020 7843 1900
Fax: 020 7843 6313
Email: cdc@ncb.org.uk
www.ncb.org.uk/cdc/

Dial UK
(Providers of local disability information and advice services)
St Catherine's
Tickhill Road
Doncaster
South Yorkshire DN4 8QN
Tel: 01302 310 123
Fax: 01302 310 404
Email: informationenquiries@dialuk.org.uk
www.dialuk.info

Disability Alliance
(Advice on social security benefits and services for the disabled)
Universal House
88-94 Wentworth Street
London E1 7SA
Tel: 020 7247 8776
Fax: 020 7247 8765
Email: office.da@dial.pipex.com
www.disabilityalliance.org

Disability Sport
Belle Vue Centre
Pink Bank Lane
Manchester M12 5GL
Tel: 0161 953 2499
Fax: 0161 953 2420
Email: info@dse.org.uk
www.disabilitysport.org.uk

Disability Wales/Anabledd Cymru
Bridge House
Caerphilly Business Park
Van Road
Caerphilly CF83 3GW
Tel: 029 2088 7325
Fax: 029 2088 8702
Email: info@disabilitywales.org
www.disabilitywales.org

Disabled Living Foundation
(Information on disability equipment)
380-384 Harrow Road
London W9 2HU
Tel: 020 7289 6111
Helpline: 0845 130 9177 (Monday to Friday, 10am-4pm) or advice@dlf.org.uk
Email: info@dlf.org.uk
www.dlf.org.uk

Elizabeth Fitzroy Homes
(For people with learning disabilities)
FitzRoy House
8 Hylton Road
Petersfield
Hampshire GU32 3JY
Tel: 01730 711111
Fax: 01730 710566
Email: info@efitzroy.org.uk
www.efitzroy.org.uk
Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities
Tel: 020 7448 5420
Email: info@eopps.org
www.eopps.org

ENABLE Scotland
2nd Floor
146 Argyle Street
Glasgow G2 8BL
Tel: 0141 226 4541
Fax: 0141 204 4398
Email: enable@enable.org.uk
www.enable.org.uk

Family Fund (aid for families with severely disabled children)
4 Alpha Court
Monks Cross Drive
York YO32 9WN
Tel: 0845 130 4542
Minicom: 01904 658085
Fax: 01904 652625
Email: info@familyfund.org.uk
www.familyfund.org.uk

ILF (Independent Living Funds)
PO Box 7525
Nottingham NG2 4ZT
Tel: 0845 601 8815
Textphone: 0845 601 8816
Email: funds@ilf.org.uk
www.ilf.org.uk

L'Arche
10 Briggate
Silsden
Keighley
West Yorkshire BD20 9JT
Tel: 01535 656186
Freephone: 0800 917 1337
Email: info@larche.org.uk
www.larche.org.uk

Leonard Cheshire Disability
66 South Lambeth Road
London SW8 1RL
Tel: 020 3242 0200
Fax: 020 3242 0250
Email: info@LCDisability.org
www.lcdisability.org

Liberator Ltd (Appliances for disabled people)
Whitegates
Swinstead
Grantham
Lincolnshire NG33 4PA
Tel: 0845 226 1144
Email: orders@liberator.co.uk
www.pri-liberator.com

Limbless Association
Queen Mary's Hospital
Roehampton Lane
London SW15 5PN
Tel: 020 8788 1777
Fax: 020 8788 3444
Helpline: 0845 230 0025 (Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm)
Email: enquiries@limbless-association.org
www.limbless-association.org

Livability (previously John Grooms and the Shaftesbury Society)
50 Scrutton Street
London EC2A 4XQ
Tel: 020 7452 2000
Fax: 020 7452 2001
Email: info@livability.org.uk
www.livability.org.uk

MENCAP (Understanding learning disability)
123 Golden Lane
London EC1Y 0RT
Tel: 020 7454 0454
Fax: 020 7608 3254
Email: help@mencap.org.uk
www.mencap.org.uk

Mobilise
National Headquarters
Ashwellthorpe
Norwich NR16 1EX
Tel: 01508 489449
Fax: 01508 488173
Email: enquiries@mobilise.info
www.dda.org.uk

Motability
City Gate House
22 Southwark Bridge Road
London SE1 9HB
Tel: 0845 456 4566
Minicom: 0845 675 0009
www.motability.co.uk

NCIL (National Centre for Independent Living)
4th Floor
Hampton House
20 Albert Embankment
London SE1 7TJ
Tel: 0207 587 1663
Fax: 0207 582 2469
Textphone: 0207 587 1177
Email: info@ncil.org.uk
www.ncil.org.uk

Parents for Inclusion
(For parents of disabled children)
Winchester House
Kennington Park Business Estate
Cranmer Road
London SW9 6EJ
Tel: 020 7735 7735
Helpline: 020 7582 5008 / 0800 652 3145
Email: info@parentsforinclusion.org
www.parentsforinclusion.org

People First (Self Advocacy)
Hampton House
4th Floor
20 Albert Embankment
London SE1 7TJ
Tel: 020 7820 6655
Fax: 020 7820 6621
Email: general@peoplefirstltd.com
www.peoplefirstltd.com

Phab (encouraging people with and without physical disabilities to come together on equal terms)
Summit House
50 Wandle Road
Croydon
Surrey CR0 1DF
Tel: 020 8667 9443
Fax: 020 8681 1399
Email: info@phab.org.uk
www.phab.org.uk

Radar (The disability network)
12 City Forum
250 City Road
London EC1V 8AF
Tel: 020 7250 3222
Fax: 020 7250 0212
Minicom: 020 7250 4119
Email: radar@radar.org.uk

Remploy (employ people with disabilities)
Stonecourt
Siskin Drive
Coventry CV3 4FJ
Tel: 0800 138 7656
Fax: 0800 138 7657
Minicom: 02476 515 869
Email: info@remploy.co.uk
www.remploy.co.uk

RDA (Riding for the Disabled Association)
Norfolk House
1A Tournament Court
Edgehill Drive
Warwick CV34 6LG
Tel: 0845 658 1082
Fax: 0845 658 1083
www.riding-for-disabled.org.uk

Scottish Disability Sport
Head Office
Caledonia House
South Gyle
Edinburgh EH12 9DQ
Tel: 0131 317 1130
Fax: 0131 317 1075
Email: admin@scottishdisabilitysport.com
www.scottishdisabilitysport.com

Self Unlimited
14 Nursery Court
Kibworth Business Park
Harborough Road
Kibworth
Leicester LE8 0EX
Tel: 0116 279 3225
Fax: 0116 279 6384
Email: info@selfunlimited.co.uk
www.selfunlimited.co.uk

Shape (enabling access to the arts for disabled people)
Deane House Studios
27 Greenwood Place
London NW5 1LB
Tel: 0845 521 3457
Minicom: 020 7424 7368
Fax: 0845 521 3458
www.shapearts.org.uk

Skill (National Bureau for Students with Disabilities)
Unit 3, Floor 3
Radisson Court
219 Long Lane
London SE1 4PR
Tel: 020 7450 0620
Fax: 020 7450 0650
Helpline: 0800 328 5050 (voice) / 0800 068 2422 (text) / info@skill.org.uk
Email: skill@skill.org.uk
www.skill.org.uk

Spinal Injuries Association
2 Trueman Place
Oldbrook
Milton Keynes MK6 2HH
Tel: 0845 678 6633
Fax: 0845 070 6911
Helpline: 0800 980 0501 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am-1pm, 2pm-4.30pm)
Email: sia@spinal.co.uk
www.spinal.co.uk

STEPS Association for People with Lower Limb Abnormalities
Warrington Lane
Lymm
Cheshire WA13 0SA
Tel: 0871 717 0045
Fax: 01925 750 270
Helpline: 0871 717 0044
Email: info@steps-charity.org.uk
www.steps-charity.org.uk

Thalidomide Society
Tel/Fax: 01462 438 212
Email: info@thalsoc.demon.co.uk
www.thalidomidesociety.co.uk

Thrive (Using gardening to change lives)
The Geoffrey Udall Centre
Beech Hill
Reading RG7 2AT
Tel: 0118 988 5688
Fax: 0118 988 5677
www.thrive.org.uk

Together Trust (formerly the Boys and Girls Welfare Society)
The Together Trust Centre
Schools Hill
Cheadle
Cheshire SK8 1JE
Tel: 0161 283 4790
Fax: 0161 283 4789
Email: enquiries@togethertrust.org.uk
www.togethertrust.org.uk

UKDPC (Disabled People's Council)
Litchurch Plaza
Litchurch Lane
Derby
DE24 8AA
Tel: 01332 295551
Fax: 01332 295581
Minicom: 01332 295581
Email: general@uksdpc.org
www.uksdpc.org


United Response
(supporting people with learning disabilities and mental health needs)
113-123 Upper Richmond Road
London SW15 2TL
Tel: 020 8246 5200
Fax: 020 8780 9538
Minicom: 020 8785 1706
Email: info@unitedresponse.org.uk
www.unitedresponse.org.uk

Williams Syndrome Foundation
161 High Street
Tonbridge
Kent TN9 1BX
Tel: 01732 365152
Fax: 01732 360178
Email: john.nelson@williams-syndrome.org.uk
www.williams-syndrome.org.uk

The Wireless for the Bedridden Society
(provide TVs and radios for housebound individuals in financial need)
159a High Street
Hornchurch
Essex RM11 3YB
Tel: 01708 621101
Fax: 01708 620816
Freephone: 0800 0182137
www.w4b.org.uk

Date of last review: January 2009

 


Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Register
Already registered?
Sign in

Register or Subscribe to MIMS

GPs can get MIMS print & online and GPonline for free when they register online – take 2 minutes, and make sure you get your free MIMS access! If you're not a GP, you can subscribe to MIMS for full access.

Register or subscribe

MIMS Dermatology

Read the latest issue online exclusively on MIMS Learning.

Read MIMS Dermatology

MIMS Adviser

Especially created for prescribing influencers.

Request free copy

Mobile apps

MIMS: access the full drug database and quick-reference tables on the go

MIMS Diagnosis and Management: concise information on signs and symptoms, investigations and diseases