Work and careers
Work and careers
Lots of services can help you to find work or find the work experience you need. If you have a disability, you might be able to get extra help to find work or extra support when you're working. Charities and other organisations offer help to people with particular disabilities, such as blind people or people with learning disabilities. There is even support to start your own business if you want to.
10 Records in Work and careers filtered by Client group "learning disability".
Connexions @ Roehampton Base
33-35 Danebury Avenue, Roehampton, London, SW15 4DQ
Telephone: 020 8871 5222
Description: Connexions provide careers advice and guidance to younger people, as well as education-related support such as assistance with applications to Special or residential schools and colleges.
Metropolitan (and Metropolitan Support Trust)
Head Office, The Grange, 100 High Street, Southgate, London, N14 6PW
Telephone: 020 3535 3535 (Head office)
Description: Metropolitan provides integrated housing services, care and support services and community regeneration.
Papworth Trust, Bernard Sunley Centre, Papworth Everard, Cambridge, CB23 3RG
Telephone: 0800 952 5000, or by text message (SMS) on 07860 021210
Description: Papworth Trust is a charity that supports disabled people and their carers with a range of services and advice.
Queen Elizabeth's Foundation for Disabled People
Leatherhead Court, Woodlands Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 0BN
Telephone: 01372 841100
Description: This foundation (QEF) is a charity that works to help people with physical disabilities and learning disabilities or acquired brain injuries to gain new skills and increase their independence.
Deane House Studios, 27 Greenwood Place, London, NW5 1LB
Telephone: 0845 521 3457 or 020 7424 7330
Description: Shape is a disability-led arts organisation working to improve access to culture for disabled people.
Share Community, 64 Altenburg Gardens, London, SW11 1JL
Telephone: 0207 924 2949
Description: Share provides accredited vocational training, day care, employability, and personal development programmes to disabled adults, including people with mental health needs, autism, learning, or physical disabilities.
Third Floor, 10 Victoria Street, Bristol, , BS1 6BN
Telephone: 0345 234 9675
Description: Shaw Trust is a national charity which supports disabled and disadvantaged people to prepare for work, find jobs and live more independently.
Thrive - Using gardening to change lives
Telephone: 020 7720 2212
Description: Thrive is an expanding national charity that works to enable disabled people to make positive life changes and achieve their ambitions through gardening.
Description: Work Choice is a government scheme to help you get and keep a job if you’re disabled and find it hard to work.
Workright Employment Scheme
Wandsworth Council, Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street, SW18 2PU
Telephone: 020 8871 5277 or 07717 688277
Description: The Workright Employment Scheme supports disabled people to gain skills and experience that will help them to get a job and stay in employment.