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  • Ableize

    UK disability and health directory. Site includes advice, information, facilities and services. Comprehensive listing of specific disabilities, children's section, access issues, education and the arts.

  • Aidis Trust

    Offers free advice, information and support on all aspects of computing for disabled people, together with discounts on not-for-profit shopping to people receiving Disability Living Allowance and Attendance Allowance.

  • Carers Direct

    A national information advice and support service for carers in England and those that support them.

  • Centre for Disability Studies

    The website dedicated to the build of Disability Essex's new HQ.

  • The Centre for Sustainable Design (CfSD)

    The CfSD facilitates discussion and research on eco-design and environmental, economic, ethical and social considerations in product and service development and design.

  • The Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE)

    CSE helps people and organisations from the public, private, and voluntary sectors meet the challenge of rising energy costs and climate change.

  • Cool2Care

    An organisation that brings together families of disabled children with people who want to care for them - we work to find a trained care worker for families. Our service is also compatible with Direct Payments.

  • Counselling Directory

    A useful resource for those looking for support or general advice about counseling.

  • Direct Payments Users Network

    Peer support and informal advice for disabled people who receive their care by Direct Payments or Personal Budgets.

  • Disability Disabled

    A website designed for children and adults who have impaired mobility or movement - to help in giving you what you need when you need it. The aim is to make it as easy as possible for you to order the goods you need and get them to you as quickly as possible.

  • Disability East

    A partnership between charities for disabled people, bringing experience and knowledge together.

  • Disability Essex Access & Equality Consultancy

    A “ one stop shop” for professionally accredited access audits, access auditor training, disability awareness and other disability related training, accessibility related conciliation service.

  • Disabled Holiday Directory

    A new friendly travel agent, specialising in finding holidays for people with disabilities or mobility difficulties. Our expert and friendly travel consultants are available to speak with you 6 days a week – their expert advice and personal recommendations will help you find your perfect holiday. We are an ethical company, dedicated to giving our disabled customers service, value and protection.

  • The Disabled Motorists Federation

    The Disabled Motorists Federation gives advice to disabled people and their carers on issues relating to motoring and transport matters.

  • Essex Coalition of Disabled People (ECDP)

    Disability rights organisation.

  • Essex Excellent Care

    Essex Excellent Care is a collaboration of top-rated 3-Star CQC care providers that have come together to deliver the very best in care and support to adults and older people in and around their homes across Essex.

  • Essex Inclusive Sports Enterprise

    The Essex Inclusive Sports Enterprise’s mission is to make sport inclusive to all disabled people in the County of Essex - by supporting individuals to either spectate, or participate within, their chosen sport.

  • Essex Online

    An Essex based online database providing community information.

  • Essex Police

    Essex Police are committed to supporting the employment of people with disabilities. Please view our website for all vacancies.

  • European Regional and Local Health Authorities (EUREGHA)

    EUREGHA is a network created to meet the needs of the European Commission regarding patient mobility and open coordination on health quality care. It partnered with the Health and Environment Alliance in awarding the 2008 Climate Change and Health Good Practice Award to Disability Essex.

  • The European Union

    The on-line gateway to the European Union.

  • The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL)

    HEAL aims to raise awareness of how environmental protection improves health. As part of 'World Health Day 2008: protecting health from climate change', HEAL launched the Climate Change and Health Good Practice Award for local and regional mitigation and adaptation projects that both promote human health and protect the climate. (Disability Essex was the winner of the mitigation category).

  • Healthy Arts

    The Disability Essex Healthy Arts project aims to improve health in the community and independence amongst people with disabilities, through health monitoring and advice, and therapeutic art classes.

  • Healthy Chance

    Provides a blood pressure and oxygen level monitoring service where individuals can have a health check-up without having to travel to their GP.

  • Independent Living

    A community site providing news, views and product information designed to assist living independently. It is a completely open resource for the use of disabled and elderly people, health and social care professionals and family carers.

  • InterAct

    A charity working with young people with learning disabilities and people recovering from mental ill health.

  • Maple Mobility

    Maple Mobility have a showroom in Chelmsford displaying a comprehensive range of equipment, including powered wheelchairs, scooters, wet room and a special needs kitchen. They aim to provide a combination of the finest quality products, genuine choice and competitive prices.

  • Mersea Island Festival Trust

    An Essex based charity that runs 2 annual adventure camps for young disabled people in conjunction with Essex County Council.

  • Millrace IT

    A social firm specialising in IT disposal, secure data eradication and providing training and employment for the long-term unemployed.

  • Opportunites Through Technology (OTT)

    A registered charity that exists to provide access to computers and other technology to people with disabilities, to help them find employment, self employment, voluntary work, access to education, or just an improved quality of life.

  • Parkat

    Parkat, the search engine for airport parking spaces in the UK, has a Disabled and Reduced Mobility Guide to help make flying a better experience for disabled people.


    A national network of disability organisations and disabled people.

  • Remap Essex

    The Essex branch of the national charity Remap.

  • Remap

    Remap is a national charity that offers a better quality of life for people of all ages who are disabled.

  • Scope

    Scope is a charity working with disabled people in England and Wales. Email us at response@scope.org.uk or call free on 0808 800 3333.

  • Stairlift Rental

    Ransome Mobility are a stairlift company based in Suffolk. We specialise in stairlift rental and stairlift sales for customers in Suffolk, Essex, Norfolk, Hertfordshire, Northampton, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

  • Vitalise

    A national charity (formerly the Winged Fellowship Trust) providing essential short breaks for disabled people and their carers.

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Disability Essex
Centre for Disability Studies
34 Rocheway
Essex SS4 1DQ
Telephone 0844 412 1771
Facsimile 0844 880 0614
Email info@essexdpa.org
Charity No: 1102596
Company No: 4980118