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

27 Records in Work and careers.

  • Hearing Link

    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

    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.

  • 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.