Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Disability Rights UK

Type of service:
National Organisation
Ground Floor, CAN Mezzanine, 49-51 East Road, Hackney, London N1 6AH
Telephone number:
Service description:
Disability Rights UK was formed through a unification of the Disability Alliance, Radar, and the National Centre for Independent Living. They aim to be the largest national pan-disability organisation led by disabled people.

Disability Rights UK is led, run and controlled by disabled people. Disabled people make up at least three-quarters of its board members.

Disability Rights UK focuses on:

• promoting “meaningful” independent living for disabled people
• promoting disabled people’s leadership and control
• breaking the link between disability and poverty
• campaigning for disability equality and human rights

Disability Rights UK run four helplines:

• The Disabled Students Helpline
Tel: 0800 328 5050
Open: Tuesdays and Thursdays (11am-1pm)

• The Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS)
Tel: 0808 800 0082
Open: Monday - Friday (9am-7pm), and Saturday (10am - 2pm)

• The Personal Budgets Helpline
Tel: 0300 555 1525
Open: Tuesdays and Thursdays (9.30am-1.30pm)

• Member Organisations Welfare Rights Advice Service (professionals only)
Tel: 020 7250 8184
Open: Monday - Friday (10am-12noon and 2pm-4pm)
Age range:
16 years - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
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