Disability

Carers UK

Campaigns for better deals for carers, and provides information on carers' rights.

20 Great Dover Street
London SE1 4LX
Tel: 020 7378 4999
Fax: 020 7378 9781
Helpline: 0808 808 7777
(Wed & Thur 10am-12pm & 2pm-4pm)
Email: info@carersuk.org

Website: www.carersuk.org


Contact a Family

UK-wide charity providing advice, information and support to parents of all disabled children.

209-211 City Road
London EC1V 1JN
Tel: 020 7608 8700
Fax: 020 7608 8701
Helpline: 0808 808 3555
for parents and families (Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm)
Email: helpline@cafamily.org.uk

Website: www.cafamily.org.uk


Disability, Pregnancy and Parenthood International (DPPI)

Organisation controlled by disabled parents that promotes better awareness and support for disabled people during pregnancy and as parents. Also for families, professionals and interested others.

National Centre for Disabled Parents
Unit F9, 89-93 Fonthill Road
London N4 3JH
Admin: 020 7263 3088
Freephone: 0800 018 4730
Text: 0800 018 9949
Email: office@dppi.org.uk

Website: www.dppi.org.uk


Disabled Parents Network

National organisation of, and for, disabled people who are parents or who hope to become parents, and for their families, friends and supporters.

Helpline: 0300 3300 639
(Mon-Fri 10am-4pm)
Email: information@disabledparentsnetwork.org.uk

Website: www.disabledparentsnetwork.org.uk


Equality and Human Rights Commission

Government body that works to eliminate discrimination, reduce inequality, protect human rights and to build good relations, ensuring that everyone has a fair chance to participate in society. Gives information and guidance on discrimination and human rights.

Equality and Human Rights Commission Helpline - England
Freepost RRLL-GHUX-CTRX
Arndale House
Arndale Centre
Manchester
M4 3AQ
Helpline: 0845 604 6610
Textphone: 0845 604 6620
Fax: 0845 604 6630
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 8am-6pm
Email: englandhelpline@equalityhumanrights.com

Equality and Human Rights Commission Helpline Wales
Freepost RRLR-UEYB-UYZL
3rd Floor
3 Callaghan Square
Cardiff
CF10 5BT
Helpline: 0845 604 8810
Textphone: 0845 604 8820
Fax: 0845 604 8830
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 8am-6pm
Email: waleshelpline@equalityhumanrights.com

Equality and Human Rights Commission Helpline Scotland
Freepost RRLL-GYLB-UJTA
The Optima Building,
58 Robertson Street
Glasgow
G2 8DU
Helpline: 0845 604 5510
Textphone: 0845 604 5520
Fax: 0845 604 5530
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 8am-6pm
Email: scotlandhelpline@equalityhumanrights.com

Website: www.equalityhumanrights.com


Family Fund Trust

The Family Fund gives grants to low-income families in the UK to meet the additional needs of caring for a severely disabled child.

Unit 4, Alpha Court,
Monk's Cross Drive,
Huntington
York YO32 9WN
Tel: 08449 744 099
Textphone: 01904 658085
Fax: 01904 652625
Email: info@familyfund.org.uk

Website: www.familyfund.org.uk


Voiceability

Works across England with people who are vulnerable or marginalised to raise their voices and have their rights respected. They provide a range of services including advocacy. To find out what is available in your area visit their website: http://www.voiceability.org or telephone 01223 555800.

Voiceability have published a Parents Booklet (with support from Family Rights Group). Written for, and by, parents who have learning disabilities, this booklet tells you in easy to understand words and pictures what happens if Children's Services feel your child is at risk of harm.

You can find the parents booklet on Voiceability’s website here.