Health and Adult Social Care


A local charity that provides support to families and carers of children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities in Brighton and Hove. They also offer independent support services to young people up until their 25th birthday.

BILD - The British Institute of Learning Disabilities

A national charity supporting people with learning disabilities to be valued equally, participate fully in their communities and be treated with dignity and respect. They help develop the organisations who provide services, and the people who give support, as well as campaigning for proper funding for support for people with learning disabilities and their family carers, and against bad practice

Blind Veterans UK

A national charity that gives guidance and support to veterans as they adjust to sight loss and regain their personal independence. Whatever level of support is needed, Blind Veterans will work with you for the rest of your lives.

  • Blind Veterans UK Brighton centre Greenways, Ovingdean, Brighton, BN2 7BS

Brighton & Hove City Council - Talking Bus Stops

To provide blind and visually impaired passengers access to real time bus information in Brighton & Hove. People using the scheme have a battery-operated key fob which alerts them when they are near one of the talking bus stops. By pressing the fob the bus stop 'talks' to them, giving them details of which services are due, and where they are going to. There are now forty two Talking Bus Stops in the city.

Cinnamon Trust

A national organisation that works in partnership with pet owners and community service volunteers. They provide practical help when any aspect of day to day care poses a problem - for example, walking the dog for a housebound owner. They seek to relieve the anxieties, problems, and sometimes injustices, faced by elderly, disabled and terminally ill people and their pets.


Contact a Family

National charity for families with disabled children. They provide information, advice and support; bring families together so they can support each other; campaign to improve their circumstances, and for their right to be included and equal in society.