Other Useful Websites

Member Organisations FOR Disabled people

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
humdard – Humdard is dedicated to giving opportunities to Asian families across the city of Bristol to improve their quality of life.
Bristol Care and Repair – works with anyone over 60, and disabled people of all ages, in the Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset areas, helping people to live independently in their own homes.
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.
Princess Royal Trust for carers
WECIL – West of England Centre for Inclusive Living – provides a wide range of services which support disabled people in different areas of their lives for clients based in Bristol, Bath & NE Somerset, S. Gloucestershire, and nationally for employment services.

Member Organisations OF Disabled People

Bristol and South Gloucestershire People First – Bristol and South Gloucestershire People First started as a small group of people with learning difficulties at the Whole Baked Café 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.
Living (dlc) – It is a place where everyone can get advice and information about products or equipment, which can make it possible to be more independent, improve one’s quality of life, or make things easier for someone who cares for you.

Other sites

Accessible Bristol  is a cross sector group concerned with promoting best practice in the development of accessible technology.
www.photographerswithdisabilities.com – 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.
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
United Kingdom Disabled People’s Council. We are the national umbrella organisation of disabled people, run and controlled by, and representing the voices of disabled people in the UK.
Bristol Access Guide 2012.  A guide to physical access in Bristol City Centre produced by Bristol Physical Access Chain and Bristol City Council.
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 databse 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 and Diversity Team
LGBT Bristol
Bristol Multi-Faith Forum
Bristol Older Peoples Forum

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