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.
16 Records in Work and careers filtered by Key words "charities and voluntary".
Action for Blind People
1st Floor 105 Judd Street, London,, WC1H 9NE
Telephone: 0303 123 9999 (Helpline), 020 7391 2151 (London action team)
Description: Action for Blind People offers free, impartial information, advice and support to blind and partially sighted people, their families, friends and carers.
Action on Hearing Loss
19-23 Featherstone Street, London, EC1Y 8SL
Telephone: 0808 808 0123 (Freephone) Textphone: 0808 808 9000 (Freephone), SMS text message: 0780 0000 360
Description: Action on Hearing Loss is a national charity providing a range of support for people with hearing loss and tinnitus.
The Back-Up Trust, Jessica House, Red Lion Square, 191 Wandsworth High Street, SW18 4LS
Telephone: 020 8875 1805
Description: Back Up is a national charity that has helped thousands of people of all ages and backgrounds rebuild their confidence and independence following a devastating spinal cord injury.
Care to Achieve
Telephone: 020 8675 0811 or 020 8877 1200
Description: Care to Achieve is a project that supports young adult carers aged 16-25 in the borough of Wandsworth to focus on their own education and employment goals alongside their caring responsibilities.
Telephone: 0845 688 2525 or 07595 652411
Description: Deaf Achieve is a lottery-funded project from the charity RAD that provides free: - job clubs - workshops - health groups - travel groups - and one to one support for Deaf people.
Fredericks House, 39 Guildford Road, Lightwater, Surrey, GU18 5SA
Telephone: 01276 472722 or 020 8166 8966 (London office)
Description: Fredericks Foundation provides loans and business support and advice to people who want to set up a business, or maintain or expand one, but can't access mainstream finance.
27-28 The Waterfront, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN23 5UZ
Telephone: Phone: 0300 111 1113, SMS text message: 07526 123255
Description: Hearing Link is a charity that works for, and on behalf of, adults with acquired hearing loss who communicate through speaking, listening and lip-reading.
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.
Pocklington Resource Centre (Balham)
1C Yukon Road, Balham, London, SW12 9PZ
Telephone: 020 8675 4246
Description: Balham Resource Centre provides a range of services and support for people with sight loss.