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Bleak forecast for accessible homes

If you are a wheelchair user wanting to find an accessible property in England, a report published today shows you may still be waiting a long time for a home.

How Universal Credit affects disabled people

Last month we were invited to Parliament to speak to MPs about Universal Credit. We spoke about the barriers claimants face progressing in work and what help different claimants need. Our Policy Manager, Sharlene McGee tells us what happened when she...

A new sense of purpose

David, one of our volunteers, tells us of his experience befriending Tommy.

Volunteer's week

We have over 6,500 volunteer, in roles as diverse as carers, befrienders, gardeners and campaigners. They are crucial to helping us achieve our mission of supporting disabled people to live and work as independently as they choose.