Useful Links

Barnwood Trust is dedicated to supporting the people of Gloucestershire by providing help for those who are living with complex disabilities.
www.barnwoodtrust.org

DisabledGowww.disabledgo.com

Disability Rights UKwww.disabilityrightsuk.org

Disability Grants – Directory of Grants for the Disabled, their Carers and Families.  Includes grants for children, equipment, housing, recreation, education, community groups and much more. www.disability-grants.org

Gloucestershire County Council – For information on support available, and to find out whether you or the person you care for is eligible for help, contact helpdesks between 8 am and 5 pm Monday to Friday.

Adult Social Care Helpdesk – Telephone: 01452 426868                                             Email: socialcare.enq@gloucestershire.gov.uk

Children & Familities Helpdesk – Telephone : 01452 426565                                           Email: childrenshelpdesk@gloucestershire.gov.uk

Contacting the Helpdesks out of hours – Tel. 01452 614194           www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/socialcarecontacts

Gloucestershire Deaf Association – for Deaf and hard-of-hearing people of the county. Charitable organisation with mentoring service, hearing equipment, Lip-reading classes and BSL training  www.glosdeaf.org.uk

Gloucestershire Disability Fund – provides grants to people with disabilities of all ages and financial support to nont-for-profit organisations. www.glosdisabilityfund.org.uk

GOPA – Gloucestershire Older Persons’ Association –  GOPA is committed to improving the quality of life for older people.  www.gopa.org.uk

Healthwatch Gloucestershire – Tel. 0800 652 5193 or 01452 504989   Email: info@healthwatchgloucestershire.co.uk

NHS Gloucestershire CCG – Patient Advice & Liaison Service (PALS)     PALS is a confidential service that provides information, advice and support for patients, families and carers.  Tel. 0800 0151548 or 01452 566698.  www.gloucestershireccg.nhs.uk

Scope: About disability – Scope is a charity that exists to enable disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else.  www.SCOPE.uk

St. James’s Place Foundation – www1.sjp.co.uk

St. Monica Trust provides high quality sheltered accommodation and innovative care and support for older and disabled people.
www.stmonicatrust.org.uk