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Abney Garsden McDonald Solicitors - is a member of the Association of Child Abuse Lawyers and is dedicated to working with survivors of child abuse and additionally acts for people with learning disabilities who have been subject to abuse.
ACAL (Association of Child Abuse Lawyers) -
are an organisation of claimant compensation lawyers, and other professionals whose purpose is to ensure that survivors of abuse can be provided with suitably empathetic, knowledgeable and trained lawyers, who provide training, and support for both professional and survivor alike. The site has a members area, news page, and access through links to many other organisations of a similar nature.
Action on Elder Abuse is a UK based charity which aims to prevent abuse in old age by raising awareness, education, promoting research and the collection and dissemination of information.
Age Concern Age Concern supports all people over 50 in the UK, ensuring that they get the most from life. They work to influence public opinion and government policy about older people.
ARC (Association for Real Change)
ARC is a membership organisation, which supports providers of services to people with a learning disability.
BASPCAN British Association for the Study and Prevention of Child Abuse (BAPSCAN) - BASPCAN aims to prevent physical, emotional and sexual abuse and neglect of children by promoting the physical, emotional, and social well-being of children. We aim to promote the rights of children as citizens, through multi-disciplinary collaboration, education, campaigning and other appropriate activities, within our powers and resources.
BILD The British Institute of Learning Disabilities is committed to improving the quality of life for the 1.2 million people in the UK with a learning disability.
Choice Support is working to move the power and control from government to citizens, families and communities.
Community Care for everyone in social care.
Council for Disabled Children (CDC) - CDC is the umbrella body for the disabled children's sector in England, with links to the other UK nations.
Department of Health for information on the latest white papers and government reports.
The Down's Syndrome Association is the only organisation in England focusing solely on all aspects of living successfully with Down's syndrome. They provide advice and information and also have a network of local support organisations.
The Home Office is the lead government department for immigration and passports, drugs policy, crime, counter-terrorism and police.
Every Disabled Child Matters is a campaign to get rights and justice for every disabled child, ensuring children and their families have the services and support they need to lead ordinary lives.
Forced marriage unit is a joint initiative with the Home Office to give advice and support to victims of forced marriage.
The Learning Disability Coalition is a group of 15 organisations with one voice. They believe people with a learning disability have the right to live independent lives with the support they need. They want to make sure the government provides enough public money so that people with a learning disability have the same choices and chances as everyone else.
Lambeth’s Your Care Lambeth has a wide range of community and local services to improve your health and wellbeing such as social care providers, voluntary groups, community organisations and other specialist care providers. "Your Care, Your Way" is an online directory to these services. The organisations and companies provide comprehensive social care services and advice for residents and those working in the borough.
Life Support Productions offer a number of multimedia resources for people with learning disabilities and their carers. Including resources on sex education and projects for and by people with learning disabilities.
Mencap - works with people with learning disabilities to fight discrimination and campaigns to ensure that their rights are recognised and that they are respected as individuals.
MIND has over 100 online information fact sheets and booklets about Mental Health issues. You can also find details of your local MIND association and read press releases and policy briefings.
NCB is the leading national charity which supports children, young people and families and those who work with them. NCB's vision is a society in which children and young people are valued, their rights respected and responsibilities enhanced.
NDT The National Development Team is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that works to improve policies, services, and opportunities for people who are disadvantaged.
NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) The NSPCC is the UK's leading charity specialising in child protection and the prevention of cruelty to children. They have been directly involved in protecting children and campaigning on their behalf since 1884.
Plain Facts is a web site developed and managed by the Norah Fry Research Centre, providing people with learning disabilities with important information about their rights around issues of self protection and abuse prevention.
Respond exists to provide a range of services to victims and perpetrators of sexual abuse who have learning disabilities, and to provide training and support to those working with them.
Save the Children a global children's charity committed to saving children's lives, fighting for their rights and helping them fulfil their potential. Lobby and work in areas including child poverty, child rights, climate change, education, emergencies, health and HIV, hunger and protection.
Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) SCIE improves the lives of people who use care services by sharing knowledge about what works. It is an independent charity working with adults, families and children's social care, social work and related services across the UK to gather and analyse knowledge about what works and translate that knowledge into practical resources, learning materials and services.
Scope is a disability organisation in England and Wales whose focus is people with cerebral palsy.
SIBS for brothers and sisters of disabled children and adults.
Stop Hate UK is a charity that provides independent and confidential support to people affected by hate crime.
The Survivors Trust is a national umbrella agency for over 120 specialist voluntary sector agencies providing a range of counseling, therapeutic and support services.
Voice UK - is a support and information group for adults and children with learning disabilities who have experienced crime or abuse, and their families and carers. It also campaigns for changes in law and practice.
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