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Useful organisations on rights & benefits

A list of useful organisations providing information about rights & benefits.

Benefits and Work

An organisation that helps people to get the benefits they’re entitled to, including Disability Living Allowance (DLA), Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and Incapacity Benefit (IB).

Citizens Advice 

Basic advice and information from the Citizen’s Advice Bureau on your rights, and a broad outline of where you stand and what you can do, on a variety of issues.

Deaf PLUS

DeafPlus works to encourage integration and equality between deaf and hearing people in all areas of life.

DirectGov

A website that provides information on all public services. There is a section within it which focuses on the support and assistance offered by public services to people with disabilities.

Disability Law Service

A service that provides information and advice to disabled and deaf people. It is run by and for disabled people and is a registered national charity. Relevant only to people in England.

Disability Rights UK

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.

Turn2us

Turn2us is a national charity that helps people in financial hardship gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services.

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