Other Useful Organisations
Learning Disability Wales
Learning Disability Wales is a national charity representing the learning disability sector in Wales. Everything that they do focuses on creating a Wales that values and includes every child, young person and adult with a learning disability.
Disability Wales is an independent, not for profit organisation. It is a membership organisation of disability groups and allies from across Wales. It champions the rights, equality and independence of all disabled people regardless of physical or sensory impairment, learning difficulty or mental health condition.
Provides advice and information to anyone who is affected by learning disability. With a network of regional officers across Wales who provide face-to-face support to individuals and families, and develop links with other local organisations.
Mencap operate the free Wales Learning Disability Helpline, which offers impartial information and advice – 0808 808 1111.
All Wales People First
All Wales People First is the united voice of self-advocacy groups and all people with learning disabilities in Wales.
It shares knowledge and information to achieve equal rights and a positive image.
Alzheimer’s Society is a membership, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in Wales, England and Northern Ireland.
Provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. They are an influential commentator and partner in the development of mental health and community care policy in Wales, working closely with the Welsh Government, National Assembly for Wales and other voluntary and statutory agencies.
WCVA – Wales Council for Voluntary Action
Support and represent Wales’ third sector and represent and campaign for voluntary organisations, volunteers and communities.
Age Cymru believes that age demands respect. It dererves kindness. Sometime sit needs help. Age Cymru is the new face of age. Its mission is to improve the lives of older people and they are committed to creating a world where older people can flourish.
Citizens Advice Bureau
Comprehensive information on your rights
Comprehensive directory of government online services and information (previously called Directgov)
DIAL (Disability Information and Advice Line)
General information for disabled people with particularly useful links page
Carers UK is the voice of carers and the leading campaigning, policy and information organisation for carers.
Disability Rights UK
Network for disabled people
Benefits and Work
Independent website giving information on eligibility for Incapacity Benefit, Disability Living Allowance and Attendance Allowance