Resources: Disability

AbilityNet

Free helpline offering computer support to disabled people, as well as disabled students’ assessments and workplace support.

Brandon Trust

The Brandon Trust exists to enable children, young people and adults with learning disabilities and autism to live life in the way they choose, by providing high-quality, individualised support that focuses on enabling people to achieve their dreams and truly live free.

Services are available in various locations across the UK, including Bristol, Gloucestershire, South Glos, B&NES, North Somerset, and Wiltshire.

Brandon Trust are a member of the Bristol Hate Crime and Discrimination Service.

Bristol City Council – Adult Health and Care

Bristol City Council’s adult health and care department provides help and advice with the following:

* Reporting suspected abuse
* Help at home
* Paying for care and support
* Social Care advice and help
* Being part of the community
* Housing Options
* Dementia
* Disability
* Advice and support for carers
* Health and wellbeing

Further information is available for care professionals, and about Adult Care Partnership Boards and consultations and reviews.

Bristol Hate Crime Services

Bristol Hate Crime Services is a group of agencies working in collaboration to provide a comprehensive service for victims of hate crime.

The collaboration is led by SARI (Stand Against Racism & Inequality), with local providers Brandon Trust, Bristol Mind, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Forum, Avon and Bristol Law Centre and Bristol Mediation.

Luv2MeetU Bristol

A friendship and dating agency for people with a learning disability aged 18 and over, Luv2MeetU support people to make friends, share interests and develop relationships.