Other Useful Websites

Organisations FOR Disabled people in Bristol

ACTION for ME – charity for people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.) and their carers.  www.a4me.org.uk is their youth site.
The Care Forum – promotes health and wellbeing, challenges inequalities and enables organisations and individuals to make choices in health and social care.
Artists First is a group of 16 disabled visual artists with learning difficulties based in Bristol.  They have been working together since 1988. They are used to running their own studios and have organised and been part of many exhibitions, residencies and open studio events.
Asian Health and Care Association – A day service for Asian elders (some of whom have mental health problems). The main focus of the Association is health and social care.
Barton Hill Settlement – Barton Hill Settlement provides services, facilities, and community development to Barton Hill and surrounding areas of East Bristol.

Cerebral Palsy Plus – is a Bristol based charity working with children and adults with Cerebral Palsy, their families and their carers.

Dance Voice – Dance movement therapy centre
The Driving and Mobility Centre West of England supports disabled and older people be mobile and independent, and stay safe on the road. Occupational Therapists and Driving Advisors are available to assess ability to drive a vehicle safely and in comfort.
Next Link Domestic Abuse -provides specialist domestic abuse services for women and children in Bristol including dedicated BME, South Asian and Somali services and a GP referral service.
WE Care and Repair  – support anyone over 60, and Disabled people of all ages, in the Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset areas, to live independently in their own homes.
WECIL – West of England Centre for Inclusive Living – provides a wide range of advice and services which support disabled people in different areas in Bristol, Bath & NE Somerset, S. Gloucestershire

Organisations OF Disabled People in Bristol

Bristol Dial-A-Ride – is a minibus service for those people who for whatever reason cannot use existing conventional public transport.
Bristol Shopmobility – is a Charity based in the City Centre whose aim is to assist people with mobility impairments, temporary or permanent, to get around the locality.

Other useful websites and organisations

Accessible Bristol  is a cross sector group concerned with promoting best practice in the development of accessible technology.
Avon And Bristol Law Centre provide advice on community care, discrimination, employment, housing, immigration & asylum, mental health and welfare benefits to people living in the Bristol area.
Photographers With Disabilities for the benefit of Disabled people to practise the art of photography.
http://www.fixmytransport.com This site allows anyone to post a problem about public transport.
Carers Support Centre provides support, information and advice to carers of any age living in the Bristol and South Gloucestershire areas.
Disability Law Service Run by and for disabled people DLS is a registered national charity. We have provided high quality information and advice to disabled and Deaf people for over 30 years.  London based
DisabledGo is an online guide to the accessibility of thousands of venues and places around the country.
Disabled People Against the Cuts is a national movement of Deaf and Disabled people and allies who campaign against austerity. They fight for justice and human rights for all people.
Disability Rights UK is a national organisation led by Disabled people and people with health conditions, from different communities. They work with allies towards equal participation for all.
Forestry Commission. Forest Explorer App – Locate your nearest Forestry Commission woodland and quickly find out what you can do, see and discover with our free app.  We reckon you should check it meets your access needs before uploading it tho.
Role models: inspire a generation – a collection of YouTube videos about the achievements of disabled people intended to inspire young people.
Well Aware is the local health and wellbeing database fro Bristol and surrounding areas.
Healthwatch Bristol is the independent champion for health and social care in Bristol.

Equalities Organisations in Bristol

Bristol City Council Equality Groups
LGBT Bristol
Bristol Multi-Faith Forum
Bristol Older Peoples Forum

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