Category: Societies & Associations


British Institute of Learning Disabilities

The British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD) – Registered charity No: 1019663 – works to improve the lives of people in the UK with a learning disability.

Policy and research

BILD work with the government and other organisations to improve the lives of people with learning disabilities. They also do research, such as how to include people with [...]

Barnardo's

Barnardo’s no longer run orphanages. But the commitment to their founder’s vision lives on so that Barnardo’s is now one of the UK’s leading children’s charities. Working directly with over 110,000 children, young people and their families every year, they run 383 vital projects across the UK, including counselling for children who have been abused, fostering [...]

Surrey Adults Linked Disability Register

Surrey Adults Linked Disability Register and is a voluntary register of disabled people in Surrey, UK.

To join the register, you need to fill in a questionnaire, which includes questions about the registering persons disability, health, care needs and plans for the future.

The information gathered on the register is used:

to plan services
to keep disabled people in Surrey [...]

Alzheimer's Society (UK)

The Alzheimer’s Society is the leading care and research charity (Registered charity No: 296645) for people with dementia and their carers. It brings together carers, family members, health and social care professionals, researchers, scientists and politicians through a shared concern for people with dementia and those who care for them.

History of the Society

The Alzheimer’s Society (originally [...]

Surrey Children's Disability Register

The Surrey Children’s Disability Register is jointly owned by Surrey Children’s Service and Surrey NHS Primary Care Trusts. It was established in consultation with parents and voluntary services and meets the requirements of the Children Act 1989.

The purpose of the register is to enable children’s services, health (the statutory agencies) and the voluntary services to work [...]

ARC Scotland

ARC Scotland, the Association for Real Change, supports providers of services to people with a learning disability. Their vision is to achieve excellence through diversity of provision for people with a learning disability.

They achieve that vision by:

Promoting best practice in services
Providing information and support to members
Representing issues of relevance to members at a local and where required [...]

Scottish Consortium for Learning Disability (SCLD)

Scottish Consortium for Learning Disability (SCLD) is made up of 13 Partner Organisations who have joined together with funding from the Scottish Executive to become the Scottish Consortium for Learning Disability.

SCLD is a charity and an independent company – Charity No. SC 032846, Company No. SC 223667.

What SCLD does

SCLD is an organisation set up to help [...]

Scope

Scope is the disability organisation in England and Wales whose focus is people with cerebral palsy. Scope’s aim is that disabled people achieve equality: a society in which they are as valued and have the same human and civil rights as everyone else.

History

Scope was founded in 1952 by a group of parents – Ian Dawson-Shepherd, Eric [...]

Rushmoor Voluntary Services

Rushmoor Voluntary Services (RVS) (Registered charity No 1059794) is a Council for Voluntary Service and a membership organisation open to all voluntary and community groups. It covers the Borough of Rushmoor in North East Hampshire including the towns of Aldershot and Farnborough. Its role is is to help and support any voluntary or community group [...]

Quality Action Group

The Quality Action Group (QAG) are a group of adults in Stirling who have a learning disability. They elect a management committee every year. Only people with a learning disability can stand, or vote in these elections. The management committee meets each month to make decisions. They meet and work in partnership with organisations, currently [...]