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3H FUND
3H Fund has a grant programme to assist disabled people (whether physically or mentally) their families and carers, on low income, to organise a modest holiday for themselves. Grants are given for the accommodation part of a holiday and the holiday must be taken in the UK.

The fund also provides some grants to families on low income with a disabled dependent.

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10/11/2014

Join your local Access Panel!

Panels are groups of volunteers who work together to improve physical access and wider social inclusion in their local communities.  There are 50 Access Panels across Scotland - around 1000 volunteers, each working with local and national bodies to address access issues and to promote the principles of Independent Living

Find out more about how you could assist your local Access Panel.

From: Scottish Disability Equality Forum e-newsletter Issue 19

 

 

Action for Blind People
A UK charity that aims to enable blind and visual impaired people to enjoy equal opportunities in every aspect of their lives through work, leisure, housing and support.

Alzheimers Society
The Alzheimer's Society is the leading care and research charity for people with dementia, their carers and families.

Alzheimer Scotland Added 10/03/2017

Help make Glenrothes become "Dementia Friendly"

Created: 09/03/2017

Alzheimer Scotland are working with Fife Council and Fife Health and Social Care Partnership to make Glenrothes a Dementia Friendly town.

They want to hear from you is you are living with dementia or caring for someone with dementia.

They want to know:

  • Can you get out and about?

  • Do you feel part of your community?

  • Can you use shops and services?

  • Do you feel respected and safe in your community?

You can take part in their survey here or visit their Facebook page. 

For more info contact Amanda Hunter on 01592 803 800 or e-mail ahunter@alzscot.org.

Click here for more information.

From Fife Voluntary Action Bulletin 09 March 2017 Opens a MS Word document containing information and links

 

Ann Craft Trust
The Ann Craft Trust is a UK based organisation working with staff in the statutory, independent and voluntary sectors to protect children and adults with learning disabilities from abuse.

Arthritis Care
Arthritis Care is the UK's largest voluntary organisation working with and for all people with arthritis from every section of the community. Its mission is to empower people to take control of their arthritis, their lives and their organisation. The site includes local contact groups.

ARTHRITIS SUPPORT AGAINST PAIN ASAP West Fife
ASAP is a support group which aims to help people with many different forms of Arthritis.

Assisted Living Foundation (ALF)
ALF is a non-profit, voluntary organisation that provides support and assistance to disabled people and supporters of disabled people (family carers, professional paid care/support workers, social workers/care managers, and advocates), primarily in London and the Home Counties.

Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus
Provides detailed information about the conditions spina bifida and hydrocephalus; includes links to related organisations.

Scottish Association for Mental Health

Asthma UK
Advice for people with asthma and healthcare professionals

Autism Europe
With the support of the European Commission, Autism Europe is launching an Autism Awareness Information Campaign during the European Year of People with Disabilities 2003 (EYPD 2003).

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BBC Disability Sport website
Keep up to date with all the latest news, views and information on the BBC's dedicated Disability Sport websites

Breakthrough Breast Cancer
UK charity website

British Computer Association of the Blind (BCAB)
BCAB is a self-help group of visually impaired computer professionals and users who can help visually impaired people to access and use information and communications technology.

British Deaf Association (BDA)
The BDA aims to develop pride, identity and awareness of the rights and responsibilities of deaf people.

British Dyslexia Association (BDA)
Provides direct support and information to people with dyslexia, their families, colleagues and employers and includes links to national organisations.

British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD)
BILD is a charity committed to improving the quality of life of people with a learning disability. It provides services that promote good practice in the provision and planning of health and social care services for people with learning disabilities.

British Polio Fellowship
The British Polio Fellowship (BPF) is a registered charity with over 8000 members. It was one of the first organisations of disabled people and it has acted as a voice for people who have had polio for over half a century.

British Stammering Association (BSA)
Provides information for employers and employees about stammering.

 

 

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KIRKCALDY, Fife 
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Scottish Charity No: SC 026112