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Association for Real Change


England Wales
ARC House, Marsden Street
Derbyshire S40 1JY
tel: 01246 555 043
ARC Cymru 
PO Box 189 
Bangor LL57 9BU

Membership organisation supporting providers of services to people with a learning disability to promote real change.

British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD)

Birmingham Research Park
97, Vincent Drive
Birmingham B15 2SQ
0121 415 6960
National charity committed to improving quality of life for people with learning disabilities. Provides publications and training services for organisations and individuals, and supports advocacy.


Unit 41, Shine 
Harehills Road 
Leeds LS8 5HS
0113 242 6619
Change is a national organisation run by disabled people that works for the rights of all people with learning disabilities, including those who are deaf or blind.

The Elfrida Society

34 Islington Park Street 
London N1 1PX
tel: 020 7359 7443
Leading charity aiming to make it possible for people with learning difficulties to manage as much of their lives as they want and feel able to.


50 Scrutton Street
London, EC4A 4XQ
020 7452 2000
Christian organisation providing care services for people with disabilities all over England and Wales.

50 Scrutton Street
London, EC2A 4XQ020 7452 2000

Christian organisation providing care services for people with disabilities all over England and Wales.


England Wales
123 Golden Lane 
London EC1Y 0RT
020 7454 0454
Mencap Direct: 0808 808 1111

Mencap Cymru
31 Lambourne Crescent 
Cardiff Business Park 
Cardiff CF14 5GF
 029 2074 7588

Mencap provide a variety of services including support with housing, education, employment and leisure activities.

People First

336 Brixton Road
0207 274 5484
Organisation run by and for people with learning difficulties to raise awareness of and campaign for the rights of people with learning difficulties and to support self advocacy groups across the country.


Prospects for People with Learning Disabilities
69 Honey End Lane 
Reading RG30 4EL
0118 950 8781
Prospect is a Christian voluntary organisation that values and supports people with learning disabilities so that they can live life to the full.

Real Life Options

David Wandless House
A1 Business Park
Knottingley Road
West Yorkshire
WF11 0BU

01977 781800

Aims to provide self-directed support that puts people with learning disabilities in control of their own lives and maximises their independence and social inclusion.

This information was published in November 2016.

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