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Here’s a list of some of the links that you might find useful. If you find any others please let us know.

Housing Options
Housing Options is a leading housing advisory service for people with learning disabilities

Advance Housing 
One of the country’s leading providers of accommodation services for people with learning disabilities or mental health problems

Directgov – public services all in one place 
This site includes a section for people with a disability explaining the services and benefits available.

The Foundation for People With Learning Disabilities 
Part of the UK charity the Mental Health Foundation.

Homebuy 
This site features a useful map detailing all of the HomeBuy Agents across England.

Homes & Communities Agency 
The national housing and regeneration delivery agency for England.

InControl 
InControl exists to create a new welfare system in which everyone is in control of their lives as full citizens. This includes self directed support for people with a disability.

Mencap
The voice of learning disability. Their resources section is particularly comprehensive.

The National Housing Federation 
The organisation that represents over 1,200 not for profit Housing Associations across England.

Ouch 
The BBC’s disability website.

Able
A disability lifestyle magazine.

Learning Disability Today
Highlights examples of best practice and what works in the learning disability field.

Progress
Progress is the essential transition guide for 13-25 year olds with special needs.

 

Latest News

Stripped of Human Rights Protests

03/07/2019

Last week a series of protests against locking people with disabilities up in ATUs took place across the country.

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No more reports - time for action

04/06/2019

We were appalled by the abuse of people with disabilities in privately run 'hospitals' recently uncovered by Panorama and wholeheartedly back the efforts being made to compel the Government to take immediate action.

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CQC What You Think...

21/05/2019

As you may have heard on the news today the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has released its latest report into 'hospitals' for people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health problems.

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