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Information resources for disabled people

Support organisations and online resources for disabled people

Support organisations

A number of organisations, both local and national, provide information and advice to disabled people. These include:

Swansea Association Independent Living (SAIL)Opens new window

SAIL is a local voluntary organisation of disabled people working to eliminate the barriers preventing disabled people from living full and independent lives.

Swansea Access for Everyone (SAFE)Opens new window

SAFE is a local access group who work towards achieving a built environment that is accessible to everyone.

Swansea Disability Development ServiceOpens new window

Run by Swansea Council for Voluntary Services, Swansea Disability Forum is an independently run forum, made up of disabled people, disability groups, voluntary organisations and interested individuals.

Tel: 01792 544035

Leonard Cheshire Discover ITOpens new window

A drop in centre where people are supported to get online, located at Cwmbwrla Day Centre. 

Tel:  01792 654013 

Disability WalesOpens new window

A membership organisation of disability groups across Wales, championing the rights, equality and independence of all disabled people and promoting the social model of disability.

Tel: 029 2088 7325

Disability Rights UKOpens new window

A pan-disability organisation formed from a unification of Disability Alliance, Radar and National Centre for Independent Living led, run and controlled by disabled people.

Disabled Living Foundation (DLF)Opens new window

A national charity that provides impartial advice, information and training on daily living aids. 

Helpline: 0300 999 0004  (10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday - Thursday)

Their Ask SaraOpens new window pages provide guided advice and information about products that can help with your health, your home and your daily activities.

The Disabilities TrustOpens new window

A national charity providing care, rehabilitation and support solutions for people with profound physical impairments, acquired brain injury and learning disabilities as well as children and adults with autism.

Tel: 01444 239123

Independence at HomeOpens new window

A national charity which helps people with a long-term illness or disability who need financial help towards the cost of equipment, home adaptations or other essential items to improve independence at home.    People have to be referred by a professional worker from health, social care or a charity that is in contact with the person or their family. 

Tel: 020 8427 7929            

Diverse CymruOpens new window

An organisation promoting equality and independent living and challenging discrimination in Wales.  

Tel: 029 2036 8888

Online Resources

  • Focus on DisabilityOpens new window is an online resource providing information for adults and children who have a disability, care needs, long term illness or mobility problem.
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