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.
27 Records in Work and careers.
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.
Jobseekers and Jobcentre Plus
Jobcentre Plus, Jessica House, Red Lion Square, London, SW18 4LS
Telephone: 0345 604 3719 (Jobcentre helpline)
Description: Jobcentre Plus in Wandsworth is based in Red Lion Square, off Wandsworth High Street.
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.
Prospects - career and learning advice
Telephone: 0161 277 5200
Description: Prospects is the UK's official graduate careers website.
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.
Royal Blind Society
Royal Society for Blind Children (RSBC) 52-58 Arcola Street London, E8 2DJ
Telephone: 020 3198 0225
Description: The Royal Blind Society assists people who are blind or partially sighted and in need.
Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)
105 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9NE
Telephone: 0303 123 9999
Description: Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is the leading charity offering information, support and advice to people with sight loss.
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.