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Disability Rights UK

Overview

Disability Rights UK are disabled people leading change, working to create a society where everyone with lived experience of disability or health conditions can participate equally as full citizens.  A national charity aiming to relieve poverty and improve the living standards of disabled people.  Provides information on social security benefits and tax credits to disabled people, their families, carers and professional advisers. It produces the Disability Rights Handbook which provides a guide to all disability benefits and independent living.  On the website there is a Shop for publications on disability, Radar keys, etc.

Ways the charity can help:

1. Independent living: getting a life

2. Career opportunities: getting work, education and skills

3. Influencing public attitudes and behaviours: seeking a sea change in perceptions of disability and tackling hostility, bullying and hate crime

Personal Budgets helpline (free)  0330 995 0404

Disabled Students Helpline (free)  0330 995 0414

Equality Advisory Support Service (free)  0808 800 0082

Contact Details

Phone:
0330 995 0400

Email:
enquiries@disabilityrightsuk.org

Website:
http://www.disabilityrightsuk.org

Address:
Disability Rights UK, Plexal, 14 East Bay Lane, Here East, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, London E20 3BS

Other Info

Opening times:
Equality Advisory & Support Service helpline is open Mon - Fri 9am - 7pm, & Sat 10am - 2pm.

Costs:
Individual membership is £7.50 pa.

Disabled Access:

Directions:

Other information:
A helpline service is available but this is only available to members, advisers and not to individuals seeking tax credits or benefits advice. Registered charity. Disability Rights UK was formerly known as the Disability Alliance.

Last updated:
14th November 2018