Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities
Tel: General enquiries 020 7803 1100
1st Floor, Colechurch House, 1 London Bridge Walk, London, SE1 2SX
Works with people with learning disabilities, their families and the people who support them to help them lead fuller, more independent lives. Does not offer advice.
Gov.uk - Disabled people
Information on disability rights and benefits for disabled people.
Tel: Helpline 0808 800 2244 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
190 Bagnall Road, Old Basford, Nottingham, NG6 8SF
Provides information, support and services to people with a brain injury and their families and carers. Network of groups and branches across the UK and Channel Islands.
Housing Options Scotland
Tel: 0131 247 1400
The Melting Pot, 5 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PR
Provides an independent housing information and advice service for disabled people, veterans and older people across Scotland.
Tel: Helpdesk 0800 644 0185 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Unit 10 Waterhouse Business Centre, 2 Cromar Way, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 2QE
Provides information and support for amputees and the limb-loss community of all ages.
Tel: Helpline 0808 808 1111 Mon-Fri 8am-6pm
123 Golden Lane, London, EC1Y 0RT
Provides information, advice and support for people with a learning disability, families and carers.
NCB (National Children's Bureau)
Tel: 020 7843 6000
8 Wakley Street, London EC1V 7QE
Works to improve the lives of children and young people, especially the most vulnerable.
Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children
Tel: Nurse services 0800 902 0095 Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm (Wed to 7pm)
Provides help, support and specialised equipment for families with disabled children.
Tel: Helpline 0845 1306 225 Mon-Fri 9am-4pm
Pearl Assurance House, Brook Street, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 0BN
Provides information and support for families with children who have upper limb deficiencies, whether caused by trauma, disease or congenital reasons. Local branches nationwide.
RNIB (Royal National Institute for the Blind)
Tel: Helpline 0303 123 9999 Mon-Fri 8.45am-5.30pm
105 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9NE
Practical and emotional support and information for everyone affected by sight loss.
Tel: 0808 800 3333 weekdays 9am-5pm
6 Market Road, London N7 9PW
Provides free, independent and impartial emotional support and disability advice.
Spinal Injuries Association
Tel: Free advice line 0800 980 0501
SIA House, 2 Trueman Place, Oldbrook, Milton Keynes MK6 2HH
National charity dedicated to helping the 40,000 spinal cord injured people in the UK rebuild their lives.
Tel: Helpline 01925 750271
The White House, Wilderspool Business Park, Greenalls Avenue, Warrington, Cheshire WA4 6HL
Provides support, advice and information for children and adults affected by a lower limb condition such as clubfoot or a hip condition.
Tel: Helpline 0845 303 3100 Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri 9am-5pm, Thu 9am-3.30pm
Life After Stroke Centre, Church Lane, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire B61 8RA
Support, information and guidance for people affected by stroke.
Tel: Helpline 01708 765200
PO Box 2860, Ilford, Essex, RM7 1JA
Confidential telephone helpline, offering emotional support to any individual on any issue.