For people who need extra support, there are organisations that offer supported employment to help people with disabilities in to work. They usually offer real experience of work. Some places may offer extra support to help you prepare for work and then to support you once you start working.
27 Records in Employment support.
One Hermitage Court, Hermitage Lane, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 9NT
Telephone: 0800 028 28 15
Description: MCCH is a registered charity that supports people with learning disability, autism and mental health needs.
123 Golden Lane, London, EC1Y 0RT
Telephone: 0808 808 1111 (helpline and Mencap direct)
Description: Mencap is a registered charity that offers services to adults and children with learning disabilities.
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.
Platform 1 Cafe
9-10 Bramlands Close, London, SW11 2NT
Telephone: 020 7228 2593 (Monica)
Description: Platform 1 Cafe in Clapham Junction is a training cafe for people with learning disabilities run by the Camden Society.
Royal Association for Deaf People (RAD)
Century House South, Riverside Office Centre, North Station Road, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1RE
Telephone: 0845 688 2525 (voice), 0845 688 2527 (Deaf textphone), 07851 423 866 (SMS)
Description: RAD is a national Deaf-led charity that works to promote equality for Deaf people by providing accessible services.
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.
Battersea studio, 20-22 York Road, Battersea, London, SW11 3QA
Telephone: 020 7207 1786
Description: Sound Minds is a user-led charity and social enterprise, which aims to transform the lives of people experiencing mental ill health through participation in music and the arts.
St Mark's Church
Battersea Rise, London, SW11 1EJ
Telephone: 020 7223 6188
Description: St Marks is a large Church of England church based near Clapham Junction, which offers a wide range of community based services and projects.