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Limbless Association

The charity offers independent, impartial, up-to-date and accurate advice on amputee and limb-loss related issues. The charity provides support to people and their families of any age, whether they are about to have an amputation or are already living with an inherited or acquired limb-loss. The services also welcomes…
Telephone:
0800 644 0185
E-mail:
enquiries@limbless-association.org
Website:
www.limbless-association.org/.../what-we-do

Disability Living Foundation (London)

The Disabled Living Foundation manages the oldest Independent Living Centre in the UK. The Centre in Hammersmith and Fulham contains hundreds of pieces of equipment and devices including: Touchscreen computers to help you find information Accessible kitchens, baths and toilets Latest models of equipment and gadgets The Centre is…
Telephone:
0300 999 0004
E-mail:
helpline@dlf.org.uk
Website:
www.dlf.org.uk/.../equipment-demonstration-centre

Find a telephone helpline - information and advice

Use the national online tool to search the database to find a service for your needs. All the helplines meet quality standards. https://helplines.org/helplines/  
Telephone:
0300 330 7777
E-mail:
info@helplines.org
Website:
https://helplines.org/

Equality and Advisory Support Service (EASS)

The helpline advisers can help in cases of: Redundancy because of age or disability Refused housing because of race Treated differently because of pregnancy, maternity, religious beliefs or sexual orientation EASS offer free calls from landlines and most mobiles, such as 3, EE, O2, Orange, T-Mobile, Virgin…
Telephone:
0808 800 0082
Website:
https://www.equalityadvisoryservice.com/.../about

Swale MASH - Orchards Centre

Multi-Agency Specialist Hubs (MASHs) are our centres for disabled children and their families.   At our centre you and your child can benefit from a number of professional and healthcare services.
Telephone:
03000 42 00 05
Website:
www.kent.gov.uk/.../swale-mash-orchards
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, Ages 0-4, Ages 5-10
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Hearing impaired, Language difficulty, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Severe learning difficulty, Visually impaired, Communication and interaction, Autism, Physical sensory/medical, Profound, severe or complex, Behaviour and learning

Thanet MASH - Green Banks

Multi-Agency Specialist Hubs (MASHs) are our centres for disabled children and their families.   At our centre you and your child can benefit from a number of professional and healthcare services.
Telephone:
03000 42 00 03
Website:
www.kent.gov.uk/.../thanet-mash-green-banks
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, Ages 5-10
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Hearing impaired, Language difficulty, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Severe learning difficulty, Visually impaired, Communication and interaction, Autism, Physical sensory/medical, Profound, severe or complex, Behaviour and learning

Carers First - information, advice and practical support

Carers First supports adults and carers in Dartford, Gravesend, South West Kent and Medway.  A Carer is anyone who provides unpaid support to a loved one. Carers can be of any age and may be looking after a relative including husband or wife, friend or…
Telephone:
0300 303155
Website:
www.carersfirst.org.uk/

Headway UK - support with living with an acquired brain injury

Headway UK provides practical support to adults, family members and carers affected by an acquired brain injury. Headway understands the complexities and problems that may arise after injury particularly with emotions, cognition, memory, communication and behaviour.  
Telephone:
0808 800 2244
E-mail:
helpline@headway.org.uk
Website:
www.headwayselnwk.co.uk/.../social-rehabilitation.html

Bexley Inspire Community Trust - for adults with disabilities and carers

Inspire Community Trust supports adults with a learning disability. The Trust works with people to build their confidence, develop skills and broaden opportunities.  The activities offered include: Art and Craft Woodwork Rehabilitation Relaxation Gardening Cooking Table Games Horse Riding Swimming Glass Painting Information Technology (IT)…
Telephone:
020 3045 5100
E-mail:
info@inspirecommunitytrust.org
Website:
www.inspirecommunitytrust.org/.../day-services.html

Choice Support - Tuck by Tuck Herne Bay

Herne Bay, Kent   About TBT You may not think you are ready to work but as soon as you come to Tuck by Truck, you will see that anything is possible! You can learn new skills, build your confidence, meet new friends, and build…
Telephone:
0800 0282 815
E-mail:
contactus@choicesupport.org.uk
Website:
www.choicesupport.org.uk/

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