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GENERAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION & HELP

The following listing does not aim to be comprehensive. There are very many agencies providing a wide range of help and information, and many of the sites listed carry links to other useful sites

Disability Rights Commission
Address: DRC Helpline, Freepost MID 02 164,
Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 9BR.
Telephone: 08457 622 633
Web site: http://www.drc-gb.org/


Association of Disabled Professionals
Address: BCM ADP, London WC1N 3XX
Telephone: 01924 283 253
E-mail: assdisprof@aol.com
Web site: http://www.adp.org.uk
Information, advice and publications on various employment related issues.


Disability Net
Web site: http://www.disabilitynet.co.uk
Internet-based resource with a range of information and news services including vacancy information.


DIAL (Disablement Information and Advice Lines)
Address: Park Lodge, St Catherine's Hospital, Tickhill Road, Doncaster DN4 8QN.
Telephone: 01302 310 123
E-mail: dialuk@aol.com
Web site: http://members.aol.com/dialuk/
Information and advice on a wide range of issues.


RADAR (The Royal Association for Disability & Rehabilitation)
Address: 12 City Forum, 250 City Road, London EC1V 8AF
Telephone: 0171 250 3222 Minicom: 0171 250 4119
E-mail: radar@radar.org.uk
Web site: http://community.totalise.net/radar/
Information, advice and publications including guides on getting into work.

Information for students with disabilities

SKILL Scotland - Scottish arm of National Bureau for Students with Disabilities
Address: Norton Park, 57 Albion Road, Edinburgh EH7 5QY
Telephone: 0131 475 2348
Helpline & Information Service: 0800 328 5050
Web site: http://www.skill.org.uk
SKILL provides a variety of services including an information service by telephone, minicom or letter, and a wide range of publications, many of which deal with employment issues in general and specific types of work in particular.


CANDO
Address: Hanover House, 30-32 Charlotte Street, Manchester, M1 4FD
Telephone: 0161 950 3300
Web site: http://www.cando.ac.uk
A specialised disability related careers information service for students and graduates

Organisations providing employment opportunities for disabled people

Fast Track
Address: 6-1 Market Road, London
Telephone: 020 7619 7299
Web site: http://www.fast-trackpartnership.co.uk
Management development opportunities for graduates with disabilities.


Opportunities for People with Disabilities
Address: 123 Minories, London EC3N 1NT
Telephone: 020 7481 2727
  edwa036@ibm.net
Web site: http://www.opportunities.org.uk
Provides assistance with obtaining employment, through regional centres.


Outset Ltd
E-mail: telecom@outset.org.uk
Web site: http://www.outset.org.uk
Training and employment services in information communication technology.


Shaw Trust
Address: Shaw House, Epsom Square, White House Business Park, Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 0XJ
Telephone: 01225 716 350
E-mail: stir@shaw-trust.org.uk
Web site: http://www.shaw-trust.org.uk/
Employment support and advice.

Employers' Organisations

Employers' Forum on Disability
Address: Nutmeg House, 60 Gainsford Street, London, SE1 2NY
Telephone: 0207 403 3020
Web site: http://www.employers-forum.co.uk
The Forum consists of over 370 member organisations working together to promote best practice on disability. Activities include regional and national events and the production of a large number of publications.

Publications available on line

Disability Now
Monthly newspaper which includes vacancy information
Web site: http://www.disabilitynow.org.uk


Ready, Willing, Able (RWA)
A recruitment bulletin aimed specifically at disabled people.
Web site: http://website.lineone.net/~rwa

Printed publications

Hobson's Casebook       Equal opportunities - Disabled graduates
Useful articles, and features on individual employers
Web site: http://www.hobsons.com/
(Available in university careers services, or contact Hobsons at 159-173 St John Street, London EC1V 4DR , Tel: 0171 336 6633)


Arberry Profile - Opportunities for graduates with disabilities
Published by Arberry Pink Ltd
(Available in university careers services, or from Arberry Pink Ltd, FREEPOST 7 WD 5097, London W1E 1EJ.)

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