Disability Rights UK Independent Living Advice Line
Location: county wide
Disability Alliance, Radar and National Centre for Independent Living have joined together to form Disability Rights UK, which is led, run and controlled by disabled people, with disabled people making up at least three-quarters of its board members.
Provides advice on getting direct payments, including information on:
- individual budgets/personalisation
- funding from social services in relation to the care needs of the disabled (that also involves issues around appealing against the decision of social services)
- general advice on employing personal assist
Telephone: 020 7250 8181