Useful Links


Information (links)

Carers Direct Directory
Equality and Human Rights Commission
The Office for Disability Issues
National Children's Bureau
Ableize - Disablity information and mobility aids
uhad2bthere.co.uk - Disability Directory
estatesortrusts.co.uk - Information on Trusts and Estates
Disabilinet - web community for people with disabilities 

Council websites

Camden Council
Hackney Council
Haringey Council
Harrow Council
Hertfordshire Council
Wandsworth Council
Westminster Council
  

Charities

Together For Short Lives (formerly the Association for Children's Palliative Care and Children's Hospices UK).

Together for Short Lives is the only organisation working across the UK to achieve a better quality of life and care for every life-limited or life-threatened child and their family.

Go Kids Go!

Go Kids Go! (formerly the Association of Wheelchair Children) provide free wheelchair skills training courses throughout the UK. We teach children useful, practical skills, empowering them with the ability to assess risk and to move safely and confidently about their homes and neighbourhood. We provide extra wheelchairs so that parents and siblings can join in with the training.

Headway

The charity that supports people with a brain injury and those who care for them. This is done at a local level through support groups and at a national level. They provide a number of support services and campaign for greater awareness of brain injury.

Leonard Cheshire

Leonard Cheshire Disability supports over 21,000 disabled people in the UK and works in 52 countries. They campaign for change and provide innovative services that give disabled people the opportunity to live life their way.

MuchLoved

MuchLoved is a charity that works for bereaved people worldwide, enabling them to create sensitive, personalised and lasting website memorials in memory of their loved ones. There is no charge to create or to maintain a tribute website, plus it is very easy to do. To find out more about MuchLoved or to create your own memorial page, please visit MuchLoved.

Ambitious about Autism (formerly TreeHouse)

Ambitious about Autism is unique; it is the only autism education charity to combine the role of direct service provider through TreeHouse School and national influencer in one centre. They seek to unlock the potential of every child with autism through education.

Beds Garden Carers

A charity based in Bedford dedicated to providing work experience and education for adults with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour.


Commercial and charitable businesses

Togs4specialsprogs

Online shop selling custom made clothing and accessories for babies, children, teens and young adults with special needs.

Disability Holidays Guide

Disability Holidays Guide offers worldwide holidays, accessible accommodation and mobility equipment hire. This is a guide for all types of disability.

Bruce Wake Trust Boating Holidays

Bruce Wake Trust operate three narrowboats and riverboats, specially designed  for wheelchair users. The Bruce Wake Trust exists to help provide wheelchair users and their families with a means of enjoying holidays upon Britain's waterways.

Optimist World

Optimist World is a new website that looks at the bright side of the news. Optimist World features a charity every week and site visitors can vote for their favourite charity of those featured.

Jumbulance

The Jumbulance Trust exists to make it possible for severely disabled and unwell adults, children and dependent elderly people to travel on holidays and day outings which for most would be well nigh impossible by air, rail, standard coach or any other means.

Manage At Home

Manage At Home is a specialist UK retailer of mobility and disability products and equipment. It supplies aids which are designed to help you to live your life at home more easily; manage tasks, enjoy yourself and remain independent.

Barclays Money Skills

The Barclays Money Skills website is a place where young people can learn more about managing their own money, find tools to help and become more financially independent.

Charley's Gems Creative Arts

Charley is an Action For Kids benificiary who set up her own online business demonstrating and selling her handmade crafts and photography.


Please note that Action For Kids is not responsible for, or necessarily in agreement with, the content on external websites.