LEADING IN HOUSING, SUPPORT AND RIGHTS FOR PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES

 

Advice and support lines


This page will list the advice and support lines available with information concerning the areas they may offer support  in.

HM Government Right to Buy Advisers



can help you with:
  • Finding out if you are eligible
  • Working out your discount
  • Looking at your funding choices
  • Guidance about the costs involved and whether you can afford it long term
  • Completing your application form
  • Discussing your application with your landlord, and dealing with delays
  • Finding a solicitor

Phone: 0300 123 0913
web: https://righttobuy.gov.uk/agent-service/ 



HFT


Phone: 0117 906 1751
web: www.hft.org.uk
e-mail: familycarersupport@hft.org.uk

Hft's Family Carer Support Service (FCSS) is a free national service for family carers who have a relative with a learning disability.


Shelter


phones: 0808 800 4444 0300 330 1234
web: www.shelter.org.uk
E-mail: info@shelter.org.uk

advice:  Homelessness / Housing Benefits / Private renting / Eviction / Social Housing / Tenancy / Repairs and home saftey

Citizens Advice

phone: 03444 111 444
web: www.citizensadvice.co.uk

advice:  Housing / Benefits / law and rights


National Homelessness Advice Service

web: www.housingadviceNI.org

advice: Housing / Specialist Mortgage Debt / Casework Service / Law / Right to Buy


Respond

phone: 0808 808 0700
web: www.respond.org.uk
e-mail:  helpline@respond.org.uk

advice: Institutional abuse help line


Scope

phone: 0808 800 3333
web:  www.scope.org.uk
e-mail: helpline@scope.org.uk


Whether you, your child or those you work with have a physical impairment, learning disability or any other condition

advice: Extra Costs / Benefits / Charitable Sources / Managing Finances on behalf of someone else / Housing / Support at Home


Challenging Behaviour Foundation

phone: 0300 666 0126
web: www.challengingbehaviour.org.uk
e-mail: support@thecbf.org.uk

advice: Responding to Challenging Behaviour / Adult Social Care / Funding / Decision Making


GOV.UK

phone: 0345 605 6055 (born before 08 April 1948) 
             0345 712 3456 (born after 08 April 1948)
web: www.gov.uk

advice: Disability Living Allowance (DLA) / Attendance Allowance (AA) / Personal Independence Payment (PIP)


Mencap

phone: 0808 808 1111
web: www.mencap.org.uk
e-mail: help@mencap.org.uk

advice: Care / Benefits / Education / Jobs / Housing / Individual Budgets / Self Directed Support


Equality Advisory Support Services

phone: 0808 800 0082
web:www.equalityadvisoryservice.com
Live chat offered on line

advice: Legal Advice / Discrimination


My Safe Home

phone: 08000 121 333

advice: Mortgages
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