This is the third of our three new DAA member pages.
Recovery Partners is a Sussex-based organisation of people with lived experience of mental health challenges, trained as peer support specialists to empower others in wellbeing, recovery, respect, hope and inspiration, building on strengths and lived experiences, working with people who have mental health challenges in partnership with existing services.
Established in 1945, with a network of more than 60 branches across the UK, Remploy is the UK’s leading socially minded business supporting disabled people into employment. They work directly and as a sub-contractor with businesses to secure sustainable jobs for disabled people and those with health conditions.
RDA is dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities through horse riding and carriage driving. Through a network of around 500 volunteer groups throughout the UK, RDA provides opportunities for therapy, achievement and enjoyment, improving health, wellbeing and self-confidence, and benefiting mobility and co-ordination
Rounders England are the National Governing Body for the sport of Rounders. A non-profit organisation, they provide a structure for the sport from the Board, local deliverers and teams right the way through to individual members and volunteers. It is their mission to ‘ignite the passion’ and get more people playing rounders, more often.
No child in the UK should grow up to be poor or lonely just because they are blind. The Royal Society for Blind Children believe in a better life for blind children. Our Family Support Service can offer practical advice and emotional support to make sure every blind child has the self-belief and skills to fulfil the potential we know they’ve got.
Ruils is a user-led charity supporting individuals (irrespective of age, impairment, and health condition or capacity) to live independently at home and in their community. They offer a range of person-centered services including: Information and Advice on Independent Living, Advocacy, Community Befriending, Campaigning, Community activities and events, Support Planning & Brokerage, Money & Debt Advice, and PA recruitment.
Available to anyone aged 50 and above to help maintain independence at home, our services include free, unbiased information and advice which can be provided in the comfort of your own home as well as a chargeable Handyperson service, home bathing and nail care services plus a range of social activities.
The scheme helps people with learning disabilities deal with any incident that takes place whilst they are out and about in the community – for example harassment, bullying, the person they are meeting fails to turn up or they simply find themselves lost.
Sense is a national charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind. They provide tailored support, advice and information, and specialist services to all deafblind people, their families, carers and professionals who work with them. They also support people who have a single sensory impairment with additional needs.
Sesame believes that disabled people should be able to enter every building through its front door, the same as abled bodied people. But Sesame also knows that the architecture of buildings (particularly Listed Buildings) needs protecting. Sesame lifts allow both to be achieved, using high quality British Engineering and Innovation.
The independent charity that cares for the world’s greatest Shakespeare heritage sites in Stratford-upon-Avon, and promotes the enjoyment and understanding of his works, life and times all over the world. Celebrating Shakespeare is at the heart of everything we do.
This website will support Shaping Our Lives’ vision of an equal and fair society where people have the same opportunities, choices, rights and responsibilities. A society where people have choice and control over the way they live and the support services they use
Shaw Trust is a national disability, employment, learning and skills charity that helps people to achieve their work ambitions and gain greater independence. The charity delivers employment support contracts, justice services to help offenders change their lives for the better, a range of social enterprise projects and an education trust to ensure disabled young people get the best possible start in life.
Signature campaigns to improve the quality of communication between hearing, deaf and deafblind people in the UK. They are a leading awarding body for qualifications in BSL and other deaf communications. They regulate communication and language professionals via the National Registers of Communication Professionals working with Deaf and Deaf blind People
Signature Supported Housing are providers of premium quality housing accommodation for vulnerable adults Nationwide. They provide a range of Supported Living, Dementia, Respite, Transitional accommodation for any client group giving our tenants the opportunity to flourish and progress or to maintain an independent life and total flexibility to commissioning bodies.
SimonsAble is a disability consultancy. We specialise in promoting independence and equality for people with disabilities, offering three unique services: disability awareness workshops and consultancy for professionals, and mentoring for parents and people with disabilities. Services are tailor made to suit individuals or groups.
The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) improves the lives of people who use care services by sharing knowledge about what works. SCIE is an improvement support agency working with adults’, families’ and children’s care and support services across the UK; working with services such as health care and housing.
Social Firms England is the national support and membership organisation for the development of the employment and employability Social Firm sector in the UK. A social firm is a specialist social enterprise that focuses on employing or increasing employment chances for job-disadvantaged people. SFE supports with expert advice and consultancy.
Sonet Communications was formed in 2002 and provides a structured cabling service which incorporates Data, Fibre and Telephony cabling solutions to a large number of clients in a wide range of services including industrial, commercial, hospitality and IT sectors. We are currently researching the provision within DDA compliant hotel rooms with a view to enhancing the disabled traveller’s experience when staying in a Hotel.
South East London Vision (SELVis) is a registered charity supporting blind and partially sighted people in Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark. We exist to ensure people living with sight loss can live independent lives and have access to high quality services when and where they need them.
They work with a range of local, regional and national partners to support the delivery of sport in South Yorkshire in order to increase the number of people regularly participating in activity, whether it is playing, coaching, volunteering or officiating.
Spark Inside supports young people in the criminal justice system to achieve more fulfilling and productive futures, through professional life coaching.
SPECTRUM is a DPULO that is also a Centre for Independent Living. We have supported Disabled People to live independently since 1984. Current services include: Direct Payments / Personal Budgets / Personal Health Budgets, Co-production facilitation, ULO Support/Development, Peer support Job Club, Community Navigation & Student Social Worker placements.
Sport Birmingham is a local charity and part of a national network of County Sports Partnership (CSPs) that works with a range of sporting and non-sporting partners through the Birmingham Disability Sports Forum, ensuring that everyone in the city has an equal opportunity to take part in sport and recreational activities.
Sport England is focused on helping people and communities across the country create a sporting habit for life. This means investing in organisations and projects that will get more people playing sport and creating opportunities for people to excel at their chosen sport.
Sport Hampshire & IOW, hosted by Hampshire County Council, works with a range of partners to increase sports and physical activity participation. Partners include Sports Governing Bodies, Education, Sport England, English Federation of Disability Sport, sports coach UK and Youth Sports Trust. Their vision – ‘Inspiring more people, to be more active, more often’
St George’s is an accessible pool, open to the public. People with a disability, a long-term condition, or who are rehabilitating from an operation or an injury can benefit from the warm supportive waters of their pool.
Stagetext is a registered charity which provides theatre captioning and live subtitling in cultural venues, so that deaf, deafened and hard of hearing audiences can have text based access to live performance
START Ability provides unique services, including an extensive consultancy and training service, to organisations and individuals, in relation to equality issues for disabled people and people with long term health conditions. We are a Disability Confident partner, providing a nationally renowned Work Advice Service and also offer psychological therapy support.
Surrey Coalition of Disabled People is a Disabled People’s User Led Organisation which is managed and run by disabled people. Core funding comes from Surrey County Council for being the central point of contact for engagement with disabled people in Surrey to ensure this involvement in the coproduction of strategies and services affecting their lives.
The Tennis Foundation is Great Britain’s leading tennis charity and our vision is to build a sport which is inclusive and accessible to every kind of community. We provide opportunities for people with disabilities, from deprived backgrounds and schools to participate in tennis and maximise their potential through the sport
The Bike Experience’ is a charity that teaches and advises disabled people how to ride a motorcycle. During the last five years the charity has helped over 170 disabled motorcyclists to enjoy the feeling of freedom and excitement that two wheels brings. The concept has started to evolve the motorcycling industry worldwide, inspiring other riders in different countries to get back on a bike.
Thomas Pocklington Trust is a national charity providing support for people with sight loss. Our mission is to work towards a world in which people with sight loss can participate fully.
The Transition Information Network (TIN) is an alliance of organisations and individuals who come together with a common aim: to improve the experience of disabled young people’s transition to adulthood. TIN is a source of information and good practice standards for disabled young people, families and professionals.
Useful Vision is a North East charity providing positive and enjoyable experiences for vision impaired children and their families; such as sensory and craft sessions, drama courses, climbing, horse riding, multi-activity and family days. A year-round programme of events is targeted to children aged 0 – 19 years and designed to be as accessible as possible. All of the activities are free to families registered with us.
Visualise Training and Consultancy is a nationwide company that offers several services, which aim to make the world more inclusive to people with visual impairments. This includes Visual Impairment Awareness Training, which works with organisations to develop the customer service experience for those with sight loss.
Voiceability assist people who have difficulty, or are unable to participate fully in making decisions about their lives. We offer independent advocacy services across England to support people to express their wishes, understand information, know what options are available to them, know what their rights are, and challenge decisions made that they do not agree with. We also facilitate peer advocacy and service user involvement groups.
Volleyball England is the recognised NGB for Volleyball, Beach Volleyball & Sitting Volleyball in England. Volleyball is one of the most inclusive sports around. It’s the only hi-energy, zero body contact, mixed team sport you can play indoors & outdoors – whatever your ability. Sitting volleyball is a fast & exciting sport, played sitting on the floor by men & women of all ages & players with & without a disability.
Volunteer Cornwall is a charity dedicated to developing active and engaged citizens through volunteering. Volunteer Cornwall lives by its 5 underpinning values which are: To be bold and passionate, to work reciprocally and with collective purpose, promoting neighbourliness. They relate these to their daily work by being enabling, creating opportunity, innovating, providing proactive leadership and being inclusive.
Wave-length offers Equality and Diversity training and work closely with ACAS to do so. They also work alongside the JobCentre to deliver our Junction Box Programme which provides self-employment support to a wide range of people including those with disabilities and health conditions who are seeking meaningful occupation.
Enabling disabled people across the UK to maximise their capacity to have successful working lives, by giving relevant advice and support from disabled people to disabled people of working age and to employers. They also influence national disability employment policy and associated public policy, and the cultural, social and economic environment affecting disabled people.
WDSA are the National Governing Body for wheelchair dance sport and wheelchair dancing within the UK. Their aim is to promote and develop wheelchair dancing as a sport and leisure activity across the country by raising the standard of instruction and competition in the UK and internationally at all levels.
WheelPower, the national charity for wheelchair sport, provides opportunities and equipment to enable disabled people to participate in sport and lead active healthy lives. Through its annual programme of events and relationships in the sports sector, WheelPower supports individuals to find sports which they are passionate about.
Whitby, Scarborough & Ryedale DAG seeks to enable disabled people to live as independently as possible, making choices through access to services and information. DAG has operated since 1995, and current services include: Welfare Benefits Advice; Mobility Equipment Hire; Information Help-Line, Accessible Minibus; Membership Scheme; Volunteering Opportunities
Whitton Community Association is a self funding, non-profit making Registered Charity. Our aim is to provide facilities in the interest of social welfare, recreation, health & fitness, leisure and education for the inhabitants of Whitton and the surrounding neighbourhood. All our rooms are ground floor level and have full disabled access.
Wiltshire & Swindon Sport work with a range of partner organisations, individuals, clubs and charities, offering and growing participation in sporting opportunities for young people and adults with disabilities. Supporting talented athletes, coaches and volunteers. WASP work with EDFS assisting clubs and organisations improve opportunities for people with disabilities in Wiltshire.
Witness Confident is a charity whose goal is to reduce the levels of crime in and fear across society. Their view is that victims and witnesses will not report crime if they lack confidence in the justice system and they promote the free Self Evident crime-reporting app.
This page was updated on 7/4/2016. If your organisations’ logo, or information is not included on this page, please do let us know so we can add it.