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UK - After 16

Teenagers and young people in the UK who have an impairment or disability and are wondering what opportunities and services there should be when they leave school. Parents, carers and professional workers will probably want to use it too!

UK - Asian People with Disabilities Alliance (APDA)

Run by Asian disabled people, APDA aims to alleviate social isolation, promote access to information on services, benefits, education, employment for disabled people and their families.

UK - Business Gateway

Business Gateway is a partnership with Scottish Enterprise, Scottish Executive and the Local Authorities. For more information or contact details visit the Gateway Partner Organisations page. Business Information Service

UK - Careers Scotland

Excellent & Informative Website

UK - Department for Education and Employment

National Site - United Kingdom,The Department for Education and Employment

UK - Disability Rights Commision

Disability Rights Commision - Excellent & Informative Website

UK - Disability Website

Excellent & Informative Website

UK - Disabilityjobsite

Disability Jobsite assists people with a disability to participate actively in employment. Our services play a critical role in assisting disabled people on the pathway to work.

UK - Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities is a national charity helping people with disabilities find and retain work. We also provide a wide range of support and advice to employers on disability and employment issues.

UK - Employment opportunities for people with disabilities

"To achieve a society where the full potential of people with disabilities is recognised in every workplace"

UK - Employment Services

Employment Service on the Web - United Kingdom

UK - GB Job Guide

UK job site that focuses on employment vacancies for the United Kingdom


(Global Applied Disability Research and Information Network on Employment and Training).

UK - IntoWork

People with disabilities in the Edinburgh/lothian Area of Scotland need opportunities for real employment and relevant training

UK - Jobability

The jobability.com web site is a collective partnership between Leonard Cheshire, Microsoft UK Ltd, and totaljobs.com.

Each partner will be offering their expertise across their chosen profession to bring together a suitable online environment for individuals with any form of disability to search and obtain work.

The information desk will grow to incorporate additional avenues of information and helpful guidance to specific, and potentially useful on-line services.

UK - Landau

Creating opportunities for People with Disabilities

UK - MatchMakers

Employment Consultants for the Disabled

UK - Mental Health Matters South West

Welcome to the homepage of Mental Health Matters- Bristol Projects Mental Health Matters is a registered charity, providing a variety of services for people rehabilitating from severe mental health problens. The South West operation includes a Bristol City Center Hub Site and land-based projects. These are currently part funded through The Social Firm Initiative, an ESF Objective 3 programme

UK - New Deal for Disabled People

New Deal for Disabled People

UK - Oakseed

Oakseed is a self help group of physically and sensory disabled people helping other disabled people set up and run their own productive business enterprise. Many disabled people find they cannot work Due of the often inaccessibility of the work place. An alternative to this is self-employment, where they can chose to work either at home or in a building suitable to their needs.

UK - Remploy

Remploy Interwork offers a tailored recruitment service whose aim is to expand employment opportunities for disabled people. Built on experience gained from working in partnership with over 2500 organisations Remploy Interwork’s service is tailored to meet the needs of both UK businesses and disabled people seeking employment.

UK - Residential Training Colleges

These colleges help unemployed adults with disabilities, particularly those at risk of exclusion from the job market, to secure and sustain employment or self-employment. They are located throughout the country.

UK - RNIB Employment Services

Excellent & Informative website

UK - Scope

Excellent & Informative Website

UK - Shaw Trust

Shaw Trust is a national charity which champions the abilities of disabled people. We have enabled over 10,000 people, with all types of disability, to make the most of their skills, abilities and employment opportunities.


Skill promotes opportunities for young people and adults with any kind of disability in post-16 education, training and employment across the UK.

UK - Social Firms for Essex

Social Firms for Essex! is a not-for-profit Company Limited by Guarantee. It draws together organisations to support its mission to: “Establish a range of social firms offering a choice of employment opportunities to all disabled people”

UK - Social Firms Scotland

Social Firms Scotland exists to promote and develop new social firms throughout Scotland, and to help existing ones develop their capacity to create further employment for disabled people. It is a membership organisation, and is working at both national policy level and at local level. "Mind The Gap" Find the full report and briefing paper in the latest news section.

UK - Support4Learning

Disclaimer: this site believes that all disabled people should be using the same agencies & websites as everyone else. However, some disabled people may wish to use these sites as an extra resource. Many of these sites are not run by disabled people.

UK - Taylor House Leonard Cheshire Services

Welcome to Taylor House, Oxford. Taylor House, Leonard Cheshire Services for Disabled Students, offers accommodation and assistance to students with disablities attending any of Oxfords HE or FE institutions.

UK - The Papworth Trust

Graduate Employment Assisting graduates with disabilities into employment.

UK - Totaljobs.com

Promoting diversity: At totaljobs.com we believe that every jobseeker who applies for a job through our site should have their application assessed fairly. And because we attract a diverse job seeking audience, we encourage every employer who posts a vacancy with us to use selection processes which are fair, and ensure the best person is selected for the job based on skills, experience and qualifications.

UK - Toucan (information on employment and training)

ICTL - ICT and Learning for social disadvantaged young people The objective is to promote access to improved methods and educational resources and to open up ODL and ICT to socially disadvantaged young people (school pupils who are excluded from school and learning)

UK - Workable (Work Experience Placements)

Working in partnership with employers to support disabled achievers in developing careers which reflect their abilities."

UK - WorkTrain

Welcome to worktrain, the national jobs and learning site. You can use worktrain to search for: jobs in the UK and abroad; training courses; voluntary work; local childcare provision; information about different types of careers. You can also explore the Useful Info section which has over 150 external links to other sites all providing information, advice and guidance on a range of topics relating to learning and work.

UK - www.disability.gov.uk

Excellent & Informative Website

Working Without Hearing

How to keep your job or find another one when you have become profoundly deaf


yes2work is an organisation that aims to help people who are out of work because of illness or disability, find and keep jobs.

yes2work offers a free service to:

  • people who are looking for work and employers who are looking for workers We may be able to help
  • if you are out of work because of illness or disability
  • if you are recruiting staff

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