Links

Links

www.nationalbrokeragenetwork.org.uk
www.realife.org.uk

www.mysupportbroker.com
www.supportplanning.org.uk
www.individualbudgets.csip.org.uk
www.in-control.org.uk
www.odi.dwp.gov.org
www.paradigm-uk.org
www.centreforwelfarereform.org
www.shopforsupport.com
www.vibrance.org.uk
www.pohwer.net
www.ageuk.org.uk

 

Local Authorities in the Eastern Region

www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/social/​selfdirectedsupport
www.hertsdirect.org/services/healthsoc/​supportforadults
www.essex.gov.uk/Health-Social-Care/Care-for-Adults
www.norfolk.gov.uk/…/​Personal_​budgets
http://suffolk.olminfoserve.co.uk/content/doc.aspx?id=739

Advice and Guidance / Policy:

1. The Citizens Advice Bureau service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free information and advice from over 3,000 locations, and by influencing policymakers.
http://www.nacab.org.uk

2. National Centre for Independent Living. This website is designed to be a resource on independent living and Direct Payments for disabled people and others working in the field.
http://www.ncil.org.uk

3. The Disability Rights Commission (DRC) is an independent body established to stop discrimination and promote equality of opportunity for disabled people.
http://www.drc-gb.org

4. Department Of Health, legislation and guidance from the UK Government and the National Health Service.
http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/index.htm

5. Disability Alliance (DA), publishers of the Disability Rights Handbook, is regarded as the leading authority on social security benefits for disabled people.
http://www.disabilityalliance.org

Campaigning – Nationally:

1. Disability Now is the campaigning newspaper for disabled people. http://www.disabilitynow.org.uk/index.htm

2. RADAR is a national network of disability organisations and disabled people. We represent our members by fast-tracking your opinions and concerns to policy-makers and legislators in Westminster and Whitehall, and launching our own campaigns to promote equality for all disabled people. http://www.radar.org.uk/radarwebsite/tabid/9/default.aspx

Housing:

1. All aspects of finding a home
http://www.housingandsupport.org.uk

2. The Housing Corporation is the government agency that funds new affordable homes and regulates housing associations in England.
http://www.housingcorp.gov.uk

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