Here are a few links to other organisations that you may find useful.
We are members of:
ARC UK (Association for Real Change)
ARC UK is a membership organisation, which supports charities like FitzRoy to promote real change for people with learning disabilities.
Voluntary Organisations Disability Group (VODG)
Voluntary Organisations Disability Group is the leading umbrella group of voluntary sector providers of social care services for adults with disabilities.
Sitra is an organisation that provides policy, training and consultancy for housing with care and support. It has been providing leadership in the sector for 25 years and helps organisations to stay informed.
UK Home Carer Association
United Kingdom Homecare Association Ltd (UKHCA) is the representative body for organisations that provide personal care – including nursing care- to people in their own homes.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC)
The Care Quality Commission is the independent regulator of health and social care in England. Their aim is to make sure better care is provided for everyone, whether that’s in hospital, in care homes, in people’s own homes, or elsewhere.
Spend and Raise
Spend and Raise, previously known as Buy At, is a website giving nominated charities a chance to gain a percentage of funds made from goods ordered on-line. It is easy to use, simply click on the link and then go straight to the usual website of the retailer, e.g. Amazon, John Lewis, Marks and Spencer, Waterstones etc.
Just Giving is an online sponsorship tool that makes fundraising easy and fun! Simply click through to the website, create your own fundraising page and ask friends and family to visit it and donate online!
Other useful links:
The Learning Disability Coalition
The Learning Disability Coalition represents 15 learning disability organisations.
We have come together to form one group with one voice. We believe people with learning disabilities have the right to live independent lives with the support they need.
Netbuddy contains over 800 practical tips and ideas from parents, carers, teachers, therapists and people with everyday experience of learning disabilities.
Directgov is the UK Government’s digital service for people in England and Wales. It delivers information and practical advice about public services, bringing them all together in one place.
BILD is the British Institute of Learning Disabilities. Their services help develop the organisations who provide services, and the people who give support to people with learning disabilities.
The Accessible Planet
The Accessible Planet is a website dedicated to finding accessible activities, holidays and events for people in wheelchairs. For further details simply click here and find out more
Housing and Support Alliance
We know that good quality information and advice about getting a place to live makes a big difference to peoples lives. Housing and Support Alliance Membership has vital information, advice and support services for people with learning disabilities and their families and the organisations that support them.