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.

 

working and learning

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

    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.

  • Shape Arts

    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

    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.

  • Shaw Trust

    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.

  • Work Choice

    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.