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Useful addresses

Accommodation

Age Concern England
Astral House
1268 London Road
London SW16 4ER
Tel: 020 8679 7200
Minicom: 020 8679 2832

Email: ace@ace.org.uk
Website: www.ace.org.uk

Care & Repair Ltd
Castle House
Kirtley Drive
Nottingham NG7 1LD

Tel: 0115 979 9091

Email: care-repair-eng@demon.co.uk

Disabled Persons’ Housing Service
Walbrook DPHS
64-76 Curzon Street
Derby DE1 1LP

Tel: 01332 372141

Elderly ACC Counsel
46a Chiswick High Road
London W4 1SZ

Tel: 020 8995 8320
AdminTel: 020 8742 1182

HelplineFax: 020 8995 7714

HOMES

Homes
242 Vauxhall Bridge Road
London SW1V 1AU
Tel: 020 7963 0200

Website: www.homes.org.uk

The Housing Corporation (England)
149 Tottenham Court Road
London W1P 0BN

Tel: 020 7393 2000
Fax: 020 7393 2100

website: www.housingcorp.gov.uk

National Housing Federation
175 Grays Inn Road
London WC1X 8UP

Tel: 020 7278 6571
Fax: 020 7833 8323

Email: info@housing.org.uk
Website: www.housing.org.uk

Aids and Equipment

Boots the Chemist
Healthcare Business
Unit F17
Thane Road
Beaston
Nottingham N90 1BS

Tel: 0115 949 5091

Website: www.boots.co.uk

British Footwear Association
5 Portland Place
London W1N 3AA

Tel: 020 7580 8687

Email: bfa@easynet.co.uk
Website: www.britfoot.com

Disability Equipment Register
4 Chatterton RoadYate
Bristol BS37 4BJ

Tel: 01454 318818

Email: disabreg@dial.pipex.com
Website: www.disabreg.dial.pipex.com

Disability Information Trust
Equipment for Disabled People
Mary Marlborough Centre
Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre
Headington Oxford OX3 7LD

Tel:01865 227592

Email: ditrust@btconnect.com
Website: http://btconnect.com/ditrust/home.htm

Disability Now

Scope
6 Market Road
London N7 9PN

Tel: 020 7619 7323

Email: editor@disabilitynow.org.uk
Website: www.disabilitynow.org.uk

Disabled Living Centres Council
Redbank House
4 St Chad’s Street
Cheatham
Manchester M8 8QA

Tel: 0161 832 3678

Website: www.disabledliving.co.uk

Disabled Living Foundation
380-384 Harrow Road
London W9 2HU

Tel: 0171 289 6111
Helpline: 0870 603 9177
Minicom: 0870 603 9176

Email: dlfinfo@dlf.org.uk
Website: www.dlf.org.uk

Keep Able (West Midlands)
Sterling Park
Pedmore Road
Brierley Hill DY5 1TB

Tel: 01384 484544

NaidexTouchstone Exhibitions Ltd
Haleon House
4 Red Lion Street
RichmondSurrey
TW9 1RW

Tel: 020 8332 0044
Fax: 020 8332 0874

Email: naidex@touch-stone.co.uk

National Federation of Shopmobility
85 High Street
Worcester WR1 2ET

Tel: 01905 617761

Email: shopmob@dircon.co.uk
Website: www.justmobility.co.uk/shop

REMAP
Hazeldene
Ightham Kent
TN15 9AD

Tel: 01732 883818

Email: johm.wright@remap.org.uk
Website: www.remap.org.uk

Research Institute for Consumer Affairs
24 Highbury Crescent
London N5 1RX

Tel: 020 7704 5200
Fax: 020 7704 5208
Minicom: 020 7704 5200

SEQUAL (Special Equipment & Aids for Living)
3 Ploughman’s Corner
Wharf Road
Ellesmere
Shropshire SY12 0EJ

Tel/Fax: 01691 624222

Email: sequal@freenet.co.uk

Sole Mates
46 Gordon Road
Chelmsford
London E4 6BU

Tel: 020 8524 2423

The Special Collection
53 Dale Street
Manchester M60 6ES

Tel: 0161 236 5511

Website: www.jdwilliams.co.uk

Typetalk

John Wood House
Glacier Building
Harrington Road
Brunswick Business Park
Liverpool L3 4DF

Tel: 0800 500 888 - text users
Tel: 0800 7311 888 - voice users

Email: helpline@rnid.typetalk.org.uk
Website: www.rnid.org.uk

Care in the Community

Citizen Advocacy Information & Training (CAIT)
Unit 162
Lee Valley Technopark
Ashley Road
London N17 9LN

Tel: 020 8880 4545 

Email: cait@teleregion.co.uk
Website: www.leevalley.co.uk

Disablement Income Group
PO Box 5743
Braintree CM7 4PW 

Tel: 01371 811621

National Centre for Independent Living
250 Kennington Lane
London SE11 5RD 

Tel: 020 7587 1663
Minicom: 020 7587 1177 

Email: ncil@ncil.demon.co.uk
Website: www.bcodp.org.uk

Carers

Carers National Association
20-25 Glasshouse Yard
London EC1A 4JS 

Tel: 0808 8087777 – carers’ line 1 - 4 pm

Email: internet@ukcarers.org.uk
Website:
www.carersuk.demon.co.uk

Crossroads Care
10 Regent Place
RugbyWarwickshire
CV21 2PN 

Tel: 01788 573653 

Email: alisonthompson@crossroads.org.uk

  

Children 

The Family Fund Trust
PO Box 50
York YO1 9ZX

Tel: 01904 621115
Minicom: 01904 658085

Website: www.familiytrustfund.org.uk

Contact A Family
209-211 City Road
London EC1V 1JN 

Tel: 020 7608 8700
Fax: 020 7608 8701

Minicom: 020 7608 8702
Helpline 0808 808 3555 Freephone for parents and families (10am-4pm, Mon-Fri)

Email: info@cafamily.org.uk
Website: www.cafamily.org.uk

Council for Disabled Children
8 Wakley Street
London EC1V 7QE

Tel: 020 7843 6058

Website: www.ncb.org.uk

In Touch
10 Norman Road
Sale Cheshire
M33 3DF 

Tel: 0161 905 2440
Fax: 0161 718 5787 

Email: jworth@globalnet.co.uk
Website: www.worthington@netscape.online.co.uk

Parents at Work
45 Beech Street
London EC2Y 8AD 

Tel: 020 7628 3565

Discrimination
Disability Discrimination Act Helpline
Freepost
MID 02164
Stratford upon Avon
Warwickshire CV37 9BR 

Tel: 0345 622633
Minicom: 0345 622644 

Email: ddahelp@stra.sitel.co.uk
Website: www.disability.gov.uk

Disability Law Service
2nd Floor North
High Holborn House
52-54 High Holborn
London WC1V 6RL 

Tel/Minicom: 020 7831 8031

Law Centre Federation1
8-19 Warren Street
London W1P 5DB 

Tel: 020 7387 8570 

Email: info@lawcentres.org.uk
Website: www.lawcentres.org.uk

National Association of Citizens’ Advice Bureaux
Myddelton House115-123
Pentonville Road
London N1 9LZ 

Tel: 020 7833 2181

Website: www.nacab.org.uk


Education and Training

Advisory Centre for Education
1 Aberdeen Studios
22-24 Highbury Grove
London N5 2DQ 

Tel: 020 7354 8321  Advice 2-5pm 

Email: ace-ed@easynet.co.uk
Website: www.ace-ed.org.uk

Association of National Specialist Colleges
National Star Centre
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL53 9QU 

Tel: 01242 527631
Fax: 01242 222234 

Email: principal@natstar.ac.uk 

Centre for Studies on Inclusive Education
1 Redland Close
Elm Lane
Redland
Bristol BS6 6UE 

Tel: 0117 923 8450
Fax: 0117 923 8460 

Website: http://inclusion.uwe.ac.uk

National Extension College
18 Brooklands Avenue
Cambridge CB2 2HN 

Tel: 01223 316644 

Email: info@nec.ac.uk
Website: www.nec.ac.uk

Network 81
1-7 Woodfield Terrace
Stansted
Essex CM24 8AJ 

Tel: 01279 647415 

Email: network81@tesco.net
Website: http://inclusion.uwe.ac.uk/network81/network81.htm

Open College of the Arts
Houndhill
Worsbrough
Barnsley S70 6TU 

Tel: 0800 7312116 
freephone registration
Tel: 01226 730495 

Email: open.arts@ukonline.co.uk
Website: www.oca-uk.com

Open & Distance Learning Quality Council
Westminster Central Hall
Stovey’s Gate
London SW1H 0NH 

Tel: 020 7233 3466 

Email: odlqc@dial.pipex.com
Website: www.odlqc.org.uk/odlqc

Open UniversityOffice for Students with Disabilities
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes MK7 6AR 

Tel: 01908 653745
Minicom: 01908 655978 

Email: dsdwh@open.ac.uk
Website: www.open.ac.uk/ou/admin/access/services.html

SKILL
4th Floor
Chapter House
18-20 Crucifix Lane
London SE1 3JW 

Tel: 0800 328 5050
Fax: 020 7450 0650
Minicom: 0800 068 2422 

Email: skillnatburdis@compuserve.com
Website: www.skill.org.uk

Wolsey Hall Oxford

Tel: 0800 622 6599

International: +44 800 622 6599 

Email: peter@wolseyhalloxford.org.uk

Online contact form: wolseyhalloxford.org.uk/Makingcontact 

Apply online: wolseyhalloxford.org.uk/application-form.html
Website: wolseyhalloxford.org.uk 


Employment

AbilityNet
PO Box 94
Warwick CV34 5W 

Tel: 0800 269545
Minicom: 01926 312847
Fax: 01926 407425 

Email: enquiries@abilitynet.co.uk
Website: www.abilitynet.co.uk

ACAS
Brandon House
180 Borough High Street
London SE1 1LW 

Tel: 020 7210 3000

Association of Disabled Professionals
Bcm adp
London WC1N 3XX 

Tel/Fax: 01924 283253
Minicom: 01924 270335 

Email: assdisprof@aol.com
Website: www.adp.org.uk

Cando
Careers Service
Lancaster University
Lancaster LA1 4YW 

Tel: 01524 594370
Fax: 01524 592072 

Email: cando@lancs.ac.uk
Website: www.cando.lancs.ac.uk

National Association of Supported Employment
The Papworth Trust
Papworth Everard
Cambridgeshire CB3 8RG 

Tel: 01480 357200, ext 1053

Opportunities for People with Disabilities 

Greater London:
Tel: 020 7580 7545
Email: eopps.grtlondonr@connectfree.co.uk 

Bristol & West:
Tel: 0117 925 5751

South Essex: 

Tel: 01277 201984

South Hampshire:
Tel: 01329 233868
Email: fareham@connectfree.co.uk

Greater Manchester:
Tel: 0161 476 0500

Mersey & Deeside:
Tel: 0151 645 2346
Email: eopps.mersey@connectfree.co.uk

West Midlands:
Tel: 0121 331 4121
Email: eopps.birmingham@connect.co.uk

Newcastle & N East:
Tel:0191 232 1994
Email: eopps.newcastle@connectfree.co.uk

Sussex & East Surrey:
Tel: 01403 262031
Email: eopps.horsham@connectfree.co.uk

South Yorkshire & North Midlands:
Tel: 0114 279 7303
Email: eopps.sheffield@connectfree.co.uk 

South East Wales:
Tel: 01222 394363
Email: eopps.cardiff@connectfree.co.uk

Outset
Telemax House
15 New Bedford Road
Luton LU1 1SA 

Tel: 0870 2000001
Fax: 0870 2000110 

Email: hq@outset.org.uk

Shaw Trust
Shaw House
Epsom Square
White Horse Business Park
Trowbridge
Wiltshire BA14 0XJ 

Tel: 01225 716350
Minicom: 0345 697288
Fax: 01225 716334 

Email: stir@shaw-trust.org.uk
Website: www.shaw-trust.org.uk

Workable
3rd Floor
67-71 Goswell Road
London EC1B 7EP 

Tel: 020 7608 3171
Minicom: 020 7608 3161

Minority ethnic groups
Asian People with Disabilities Alliance
Disability Alliance Centre
Central Middlesex Hospital
The Old Refectory
Acton Lane
London NW10 7NS 

Tel: 020 8961 6773

Federation of Black Housing Organisations
Basement Offices
137 Euston Road
London NW1 2AA 

Tel: 020 7388 1560
Fax: 020 7388 0613 

Email: fbho@teleregion.co.uk
Website: www.fbho.co.uk

Jewish Care
221 Golders Green Road
London NW11 9DQ 

Tel: 020 8458 3282 

Email: info@jcare.org.uk

Kurdish Disability Organisation
Manor Gardens Centre
6-9 Manor Gardens
Holloway Road
London N7 6LA 

Tel: 020 7272 4231  (1-5 pm Tues & Thurs)

London Chinese Health Resource Centre
29-30 Soho Square
London WC1V 5DH 

Tel: 020 7287 0904 

Email: cnhlc@hotmail.com

Health Services

Association of Community Health Councils for England & Wales
Earlsmead House
30 Drayton Park
London N5 1PB 

Tel: 020 7609 8405 

Website: www.achcew.org.uk

Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice
58 Cheshire Street
Market Drayton
Shropshire TF9 1PR 

Tel: 01630 655858

Continence Foundation
307 Hatton Square
16 Baldwins Gardens
London EC1N 7RJ 

Tel: 020 7831 9831 

Email: continence.foundation@dial.pipex.com
Website: www.continence-foundation.org.uk

Institute for Complementary Medicine
PO Box 194
London SE16 7QZ 

Tel: 020 7237 5165 

Email: icm@icmedicine.co.uk
Website: www.icmedicine.co.uk

Patient’s Charter Unit
Room 3E58
NHS Executive
HQQuarry House
Leeds LS2 7UE 

Tel: 01132 546109

Holidays
Age Concern England
Astral House
1268 London Road
London SW16 4ER 

Tel: 020 8679 8000
Minicom: 020 8679 2832 

Email: ace@ace.org.uk
Website: www.ace.org.uk

British Nursing Association
The Colonnades
Beaconsfield Close
Hatfield
Hertfordshire AL10 8YD 

Tel: 01707 263544 

Email: info@bna.co.uk
Website: www.bna.co.uk

British Red Cross
9 Grosvenor Crescent
London SW1X 7EJ 

Tel: 020 7235 5454
Minicom: 020 7235 3159 

Email: info@redcross.org.uk
Website: www.redcross.org.uk

English Tourist Board
Thames Tower
Blacks Road
London W6 9EL 

Tel: 020 8846 9000 

Website: www.englishtourism.org.uk

Holiday Care Service
2nd Floor
Imperial Buildings
Victoria Road
Horley RH6 7PZ 

Tel: 01293 774535 

Minicom: 01293 776943  

Email: holiday.care@virgin.net
Website: freespace.virgin.net/hol.care

Northern Ireland Tourist Board
59 North Street
Belfast BT1 1NBT 

Tel: 01232 246609
Minicom: 01232 233228 

Email: info@nitb.com
Website: www.ni-tourism.com

Scottish Tourist Board
23 Ravelston Terrace
Edinburgh EH4 3EU 

Tel: 0131 332 2433 

Email: info@stb.gov.uk
Website: www.holiday.scotland.net

Wales Tourist Board
Brunel House
2 Fitzalan Road
Cardiff CF24 0UY 

Tel: 01222 475226 

Email: info@tourism.wales.gov.uk
Website: www.visitwales.com

Motoring

Banstead Mobility Centre
Damson Way
Fountain Drive
Carshalton SM5 4NR 

Tel: 020 8770 1151 

Email: mobility@banstead53.freeserve.co.uk
Website: www.qefd.org

Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
Mobility Unit
1/11 Great Minster House
76 Marsham Street
London SW1P 4DR 

Tel: 020 7890 6100 (General enquiries)
Tel: 0171 890 4140 (Blue Badge Scheme enquiries) 

Email: mu@detr.gov.uk
Website: www.detr.gov.uk

Disabled Drivers’ Association
National Headquarters
Ashwellthorpe
Norwich
Norfolk NR16 1EX 

Tel: 01508 489449 

Email: ddahq@aol.com

Disabled Drivers’ Motor Club
Cottingham Way
Thrapston
Northamptonshire NN14 4PL 

Tel: 01832 734724 

Email: ddmc@ukonline.co.uk
Website: http://web.ukonline.co.uk/ddmc

Disabled Motorists’ Federation 

Unit 2A
Atcham Estate
Shrewsbury
Shropshire SY4 4UG  

Tel: 01743761181 (RAMPenquiries) 

Email: euroamp@nmcshropshire.freeserve.co.uk

Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency
Drivers’ Medical Group
D7Long View Road
Morriston
Swansea SA99 1TU 

Tel: 01792 783686
Minicom: 01792 782787 

Email: dmu.dvla@gtnet.gov.uk

Mobility Advice & Vehicle Information Service
"O" Wing
Adam Avenue
Old Wokingham Road
Crowthorne
Berkshire RG45 6XD 

Tel/Minicom: 01344 661000 

Email: mavis@detr.gov.uk
Website: www.mobility-unit.detr.gov.uk

Mobility Information Service
National Mobility CentreUnit
2Atcham Estate 

Shrewsbury
Shropshire
SY4 4UG  

Tel: 01743 761889
Fax: 01743 761149 

Email: mis@nmcuk.freeserve.co.uk

Motability
Goodman House
Station Approach
Harlow
Essex CM20 2ET 

Tel: 01279 635666 (Customer Number)
Fax: 01279 632000

The Blue Badge Network

 Head Office
198 Wolverhampton Street
DUDLEY
DY1 1DZ
www.bluebadgenetwork.org
e-mail:  headoffice@bluebadgenetwork.org

Tel: 01384 257001


Personal Relationships

Brook Advisory Centres
National Office
165 Grays Inn Road
LondonW1X 8UD

Tel: 0171 713 9000 (Helpline)

Deaf Lesbian and Gay Group
c/o Victoria Avenue
South Croydon CR2 0QP

Tel: 020 8660 2208 (fax only daytime)

Disability Now
6 Market Road
London N7

Tel: 020 7619 7323

Family Planning Association
2-12 Pentonville Road
London N1 9FP

Tel: 020 7837 4044 (Contraception Service Helpline, 9 - 7 pm Mon – Fri)

Website: www.spa.org.uk

Gay Visually Impaired Group
23 Ballard Court
Bury Road
Gosport
Hampshire PO12 3UA

Tel: 01705 524739

Gemma
BM Box 5700
London WC1N 3XX

Handidate Introduction Agency
The Wellington Centre
52 Chevalier Street
Ipswich
Suffolk IP1 2PB

Tel: 01473 226950
Fax: 01473 254030

Email: handidate@btinternet.com
Website: www.btinternet.com-handidate

Maternity Alliance
45 Beech Street
London EC2P 2LX

Tel: 020 7588 8582 (Advice Line)

National Childbirth Trust
Alexandra House
Oldham Terrace
London W3 6NH

Tel: 020 8992 8637 (Enquiries Line)
Fax: 020 8992 5929

Website: www.nct-online.org

Regard
Unit 2
JLeroy House
436 Essex Road
London N1 3QP

Tel: 020 7688 4111
Fax: 020 7688 4114

Email: regard@dircon.co.uk
Website: www.regard.dircon.co.uk

Relate
Herbert Gray College
Little Church Street
Rugby
Warwickshire CV21 3AP

Tel: 01788 573241

Email: debbiew@national.relate.org.uk
Website: www.relate.org.uk

SPOD
286 Camden Road
London N7 0BJ

Tel: 020 7607 8851

Email: spoduk@aol.com

Public Transport

Air Transport Users Council
CAA House
45-59 Kingsway
London WC2B 6TE

Tel: 020 7240 6061

Disabled Drivers’ Association
Ashwellthorpe
Norwich
NorfolkNR16 1EX

Tel: 01508 489449
Fax: 01508 488173

Email: DDAHQ@aol.com
Website: www.disabled-drivers.org.uk

Disabled Drivers’ Motor Club
Cottingham Way
Thrapston
Northamptonshire NN14 4PL

Tel: 01832 734724
Fax: 01832 733816

Email: ddmc@ukonline.co.uk
Website: http://web.ukonline.co.uk/ddmc

Disabled Living Foundation
380-384 Harrow Road
London W9 2HU

Tel: 020 7289 6111
Helpline: 0870 603 9177
Minicom: 0870 603 9176

Email: info@dlf.org.uk
Website: www.dlf.org.uk

Eurostar and Le ShuttleEurotunnel
Customer Service Centre

Tel: 0990 353535

Website: www.eurotunnel.com

London Transport Unit for Disabled Passengers
172 Buckingham Palace Road
London SW1W 9TN

Tel/Minicom: 020 7918 3312

Email: lt.udp@ltbuses.co.uk

Tripscope
The Courtyard
Evelyn Road
London W4 5JL

Tel/Minicom: 0345 585641

Email: tripscope@cableinet.co.uk
Website: www.justmobility.co.uk/tripscope

Social Security Benefits

Tel: 0800 882200 (Benefit Enquiry Line)
Minicom: 0800 243355

Benefits Agency

Disability Living Allowance and Attendance Allowance
Warbreck House
Warbreck Hill Road
Blackpool FY2 0YE

Tel: 0345 123456

Disability Alliance
Universal House
88-94 Wentworth Street
London E1 7SAT

Tel: 020 7247 8763

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Disablement Income Group
PO Box 5743
Braintree CM7 4PW

Tel: 01371 811621

Specific Disabilities
Action for Dysphasic Adults
1 Royal Street
London SE1 7LL

Tel: 020 7261 9572
Fax: 020 7928 9542

Email: adanation@aol.com
Website: http://ada-uk.org

Alzheimer’s Society
Gordon House
10 Greencoat Place
London SW1P 1PH

Tel: 0845 300 0336
Fax: 020 7306 0808

Email: info@alzheimers.org.uk

Arthritis Care
18 Stephenson Way
London NW1 2HD

Tel: 0800 289170 (12 - 4 pm)
Fax: 020 7916 1505

Website: www.vols.org.uk/arthritiscare

AFASIC6
9-85 Old Street
London EC1V 9HX

Tel: 020 7841 8900
Minicom: 020 7841 8902
Fax: 020 7841 8901

Email: info@afasic.org.uk

Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus
ASBAH House
42 Park Road
Peterborough PE1 2UQ

Tel: 01733 555988
Fax: 01733 555985

Email: postmaster@asbah.demon.co.uk
Website: www.asbah.demon.co.uk

British Deaf Association
1-3 Worship Stree
London EC2A 2AB

Tel: 020 7588 3522
Minicom: 020 7588 3528
Fax: 020 7588 3527

British Diabetic Association
10 Queen Anne Street
London W1M 0BD

Tel: 020 7323 1531
Minicom: 020 7637 3644

Email: bda@diabetes.org.uk
Website: www.diabetes.org.uk

British Epilepsy Association
New Anstey House
Gate Way Drive
Yeadon
Leeds LS19 7XY

Tel: 0800 800 5050
Fax: 0113 391 0300

Email: epilepsy@bea.org.uk
Website: www.epilepsy.org.uk

British Heart Foundation
14 Fitzhardinge Street
London W1H 4DH

Tel: 020 7935 0185
Fax: 020 7487 3972

British Kidney Patient Association
Bordon
Hampshire GU35 9JZ

Tel: 01420 472021
Fax: 01420 475831

British Lung Foundation
6th Floor
New Garden House
78 Hatton Garden
London EC1N 8LD

Tel: 020 7831 5831
Fax: 020 7831 5332

Email: blf_user@gpiag-asthema.org
Website: www.lung.org

Brittle Bone Society
30 Guthrie Street
Dundee DD1 5BS

Tel: 01382 204446
Tel: 0800 028 2459 (Freephone helpline)
Fax: 01382 206771

Email: bbs@brittlebone.org.uk
Website: www.brittlebone.org

CancerLink
11-21 Northdown Street
London N1 9BN

Tel: 0800 132905

Council for Disabled Children
8 Wakley Street
London EC1V 7QE

Tel: 020 7843 6058

Website: www.ncb.org.uk

Cystic Fibrosis Trust

11 London Road
Bromley
Kent BR1 1BY

Tel: 020 8464 7211
Fax: 020 8313 0472

Website: www.cftrust.org.uk

Down’s Syndrome Association
155 Mitcham Road
London SW17 9PG

Tel: 020 8682 4001

Website: www.downs-syndrome.org.uk

Haemophilia Society
3rd floor, Chesterfield House
385 Euston Road
London NW1 3AU

Tel: 020 7380 0600
Tel: 0800 018 6068 (Helpline)
Fax: 020 7387 8220

Email: info@haemophilia.org.uk
Website: www.haemophilia.org.uk

Headway (National Head Injuries Association)
4 King Edward Court
King Edward Street
Nottingham NG1 1EW

Tel: 0115 924 0800
Fax: 0115 958 4446

Email: information@headway.org.uk
Website: www.headway.org.uk

Lymphoma Association
PO Box 386
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire HP20 2GA

Tel: 0808 808 5555 (Helpline)
Tel: 01296 619400 (Admin)

Email: information@lymphomas.org.uk

Website: www.lymphomas.org.uk


Limbless Association
Roehampton Rehabilitation Centre
Roehampton Lane
London SW15 5PR

Tel: 020 8788 1777
Fax: 020 8788 3444

Website: www.charitynet.org/limbassoc

MENCAP
123 Golden Lane
London EC1Y 0RT

Tel: 020 7454 0454
Fax: 020 7608 3254

Website: www.mencap.org.uk

MIND
Granta House
15-19 Broadway
London E15 4BQ

Tel: 020 8522 1728 or 8045 766 0163
Fax: 020 7608 3254

Email: contact@mind.org.uk
Website: www.mind.org.uk

Motor Neurone Disease Association
David Niven House
10 - 15 Notre Dame Mews
Northampton NN1 2PR

Tel: 0345 626262

Email: enquries@mndassociation.org.uk
Website: www.mndassociation.org.uk

Multiple Sclerosis Society
25 Effie Road
London SW6 1EE

Tel: 0808 800 8000 (Freephone)

Email: info@mssociety.org.uk
Website: www.mssociety.org.uk

Muscular Dystrophy Campaign
7-11 Prescott Place
London SW4 6BST

Tel: 020 7720 8055
Fax: 020 7498 0670

Email: info@muscular-dystrophy.org
Website: www.muscular-dystrophy.org

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Association
4 Corringham Road
Stanford-le-Hope
Essex SS17 0AH

Tel: 01375 361013

Email: enquiries@meassociation.org.uk
Website: www.meassociation.org.uk/index.html

National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society
PO Box 179
Mayfield
East Sussex TN20 6ZL

Tel: 01435 873527

Email: nasslon@aol.com

National Association for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease
4 Beaumont House
Sutton Road
St AlbansHerts AL1 5HH

Tel: 01727 844296

Email: nacc@nacc.org.uk
Website: www.nacc.org.uk

BackCare (formerly National Back Pain Association)
16 Elmtree Road
Teddington
Middlesex TW11 8ST

Tel: 020 8977 5474

Email: back_pain@compuserve.com
Website: www.backpain.org

Parkinson’s Disease Society
215 Vauxhall Bridge Road
London SW1V 1EJ

Tel: 020 7931 8080 (9.30 - 5.30 Mon-Fri)
Tel: 080 8800 0303 (Freephone helpline)
Fax: 020 7233 9908

Email: mailbox@pdsuk.demon.co.uk

REACH (The Association for Children with Hand or Arm Deficiency)
25 High Street
Wellingborough
Northamptonshire
NN8 4JZ

Tel: 01933 274126

Email: reach@reach.org.uk
Website: www.reach.org.uk

Restricted Growth Association
PO Box 8
Countesthorpe
Leicestershire LE8 5ZS

Tel: 0116 247 8913

Email: rga@talk21.com

Royal National Institute for the Blind
224 Great Portland Street
London W1N 6AA

Tel: 0345 669999 (Helpline)

Email: helpline@rnib.org.uk
Website: www.rnib.org.uk

Royal National Institute for Deaf People
19-23 Featherstone Street
London EC1Y 8SL

Tel: 0870 605 0123
Tel: 0808 808 0123 (Freephone)
Minicom: 0870 603 3007
Minicom: 0808 808 9000 (Freephone)

Email: helpline@rnid.org.uk
Website: www.rnid.org.uk

Royal Association in Aid of Deaf People
Walsingham Road
Colchester
Essex CO2 7BP

Tel: 01206 509509
Minicom: 01206 577090

Email: info@royaldeaf.org.uk
Website: www.rnid.org.uk

Scope (formerly The Spastics Society

6 Market Road
London N7

Tel: 080 8800 3333 (Freephone helpline open 9am - 9pm Mon-Fri, 2pm-6pm Sat-Sun)

Email: cphelpline@scope.org.uk
Website: www.scope.org.uk

Sense (National Deaf-Blind and Rubella Association)
11-13 Clifton Terrace
London N4 3SR

Tel: 020 7272 7774
Minicom: 020 7272 9648

Email: enquiries@sense.org.uk
Website: www.sense.org.uk

Spinal Injuries Association
76 St James’s Lane
London N10 3DF

Tel: 080 0980 0501
Tel: 020 8883 4296 (Freephone)

Counselling Service

Tel: 020 8444 2121 (Office)
Fax: 020 8444 3761

Email: sia@spinal.co.uk
Website: www.spinal.co.uk

123-127 Whitecross Street
London EC1Y 8JJ

Tel: 020 7566 0300
Fax: 020 7490 2686

Email: stroke@stroke.org.uk
Website: www.stroke.org.uk

Terrence Higgins Trust
52-54 Gray’s Inn Road
London WC1X 8JU

Tel: 020 7242 1010  (Helpline 12pm-10pm)

Email: info@tht.org.uk
Website: www.tht.org.uk

Sports and Leisure

Artsline
54 Chalton Street
London NW1 1HS

Tel/Minicom: 020 7388 2227
Fax: 020 7383 2653

Email: sarah@artsline.dircon.co.uk
Website: www.artsline.org.uk

Biking and Disability UK
72 Twiss Green Lane
Culcheth
Warrington
Cheshire WA3 4DQ

Tel: 01925 764014

British Disabled Powerlifters Association
23 Quilter Road
Felixstowe
Suffolk IP11 7JJ

Tel: 01394 283761

Email: keyseali@freeserve.co.uk

British Wheelchair Archery Association
4 Churchway
Crofton

Wakefield WF4 1HG

Tel: 01924 201688  (bleep 204)

Disability Sport England
Solecast House
13/27 Brunswick Place
London N1 6DX

Tel: 020 7490 4919

Disabled Living Foundation
380-384 Harrow Road
London W9 2HU

Tel: 0870 603 9176

Email: dlfinfo@dlf.org.uk
Website: www.dlf.org.uk

Disabled Photographers’ Society
PO Box 130
Richmond TW10 6XQ

Tel: 01256 351990

English Heritage
PO Box 569
Swindon SN2 2YP

Tel: 01793 414910
Fax: 01793 414926

Website: www.english-heritage.org.uk

English National Association of Visually Handicapped Bowlers
56 Lightburne Avenue
Lytham St Annes
Lancashire FY8 1JE

Tel: 01253 725734

Email: colin@stockford.freeserve.co.uk

Thrive
The Geoffrey Udall Centre
Beach Hill
ReadingRG7 2AT

Tel: 0118 988 5688

Email: info@thrive.org.uk
Website: www.thrive.org.uk

Listening Books
12 Lant Street
London SE1 1QH

Tel: `Email: info@listening-books.org.uk
Website: www.listening-books.org.uk

Music and the Deaf
Kirklees Media Centre
7 Northumberland Street
Huddersfield HD1 1RL

Tel/Minicom: 01484 425551

Email: matd@architechs.com
Website: www.matd.org.uk

National Association of Drama for the Blind
The Pinfold
97 Town Green
Rothley
Leicestershire LE7 7NW

Tel: 0116 230 2877

National Association of Toy & Leisure Libraries/Play Matters
68 Churchway
London NW1 1LT

Tel: 020 7387 9592

Email: admin@natll.ukf.net
Website: www.charitynet.org

National Trust
Facilities for Disabled Visitors
36 Queen Anne’s Gate
London SW1H 9AS

Tel: 020 7222 9251

Email: accessforall@ntrust.org.uk
Website: www.nahontrust.org.uk

Phab England
Summit House
Wandle Road
Croydon CR0 1DF

Tel: 020 8667 9443

Action for Leisure
c/o Warwickshire College
Moreton Morrell Centre
Moreton Morrell
Worcestershire C35 9BL

Tel: 01926 650195

Talking Newspaper Association of the UK
National Recording Centre
Heathfield
East Sussex TN21 8DB

Tel: 01435 866102

Email:info@tnauk.org.uk
Website: www.tnauk.org.uk

Wheelchair Dance Association
Mrs Dwyer
8 Redward Road
Rownhams
Southants SO16 8JE

Tel: 01703 362114

General

Age Concern England
Astral House
1268 London Road
London SW16 4ER

Tel: 020 8679 8000
Minicom: 020 8679 2832

British Council of Organisations of Disabled People
Litchurch Plaza
Litchurch Lane
Derby DE24 8AA

Tel: 01332 295551
Minicom: 01332 295581

Email: bcodp@bcodp.org.uk
Website: www.bcodp.org.uk

DIAL UK
Park Lodge

St Catherine’s Hospital
Tickhill Road
Balby
Doncaster DN4 8QN

Tel: 01302 310123

Email: dialuk@aol.com
Website: www.members.aol.com/dialuk

For details of your local Disablement and Information Help Line

Disability Action
2 Annadale Avenue
Belfast BT7 3JH

Tel: 02890 491011
Minicom: 02890 645779

Disability Scotland
Princes House
5 Shandwick Place
EdinburghEH2 4RG

Tel: 0131 229 8632
Minicom: 0131 229 8632
Website: www.disabilityscotland.org.uk

Disability Wales
Llys Ifor
Crescent Road
CaerphillyCF8 1XL

Tel: 0800 731 6282
Tel/Minicom: 02920 887325

Email: info@dwac.demon.co.uk

RADAR
12 City Forum
250 City Road
London EC1V 8AF

Tel: 020 7250 3222
Minicom: 020 7250 4119
Fax: 020 7250 0212

Email: radar@radar.org.uk
Website: www.radar.org.uk

Carers association

We are indebted to RADAR for providing the information for this section.