If you have a disability or care for someone with a disability there are a number of organisations that can support you and assist in different matters. Some can help in a social context, others with other practical matters.
Please find below links to some organisations in the area.
Disabled People is a community group run for disabled people by disabled people. We have been going since 2009 and have helped many people over the years. We have connected with race2recovery, row2recovery and kartforce.
Disabled People Community Forum
Disabled People on Facebook
Disabled People on Twitter
Your Choice Rehabilitation and Enablement
Your Choice Rehabilitation and Enablement is a confidential, impartial information, signposting and support service regarding all aspects of living with a physical disability. They deal with enquiries from the public, voluntary and statutory services.
Unit 18 Chapel Street Industrial Estate, Maryhill, Glasgow G20 9BQ
Tel: 0141 945 5036
Information for young people with a disability on studying, training and getting a job.
Enable Works website: http://www.enable.org.uk/services/employment-service/Pages/More-about-ENABLE-Works.aspx
Hospital visiting help
Free hospital evening visitor transport service available to older people (over 60), individuals registered disabled or those on a low income. Call 0300123 1236 to be assessed and book transport.
Hospital visiting transport help
Glasgow City Council Sensory Services
Glasgow City Council provides a range of support for sensory impaired people living in Glasgow.
Sensory Services website
17 Gullane Street, Partick, Glasgow G11 6AH
The office is open:
Monday to Thursday 8.45am to 4.45pm
Friday 8.45am to 3.55pm
Tel: 0141 276 5252
Text: 0141 341 0825
Mob: 07824 300 025
Fax: 0141 276 5296
Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living
We assist disabled people in Glasgow who want to take more control over the support they need.
Whatever your situation, chances are we can help you. Our organisation is run by and for disabled people, so we appreciate the difficulties you may be facing.
Our website provides information on common areas and you can contact us via the details below to find out other ways we can help you.
Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living website
117-127 Brook Street, Glasgow G40 3AP
Tel: 0141 550 4455
Textphone: 0141 554 6482
Fax: 0141 550 4858
Greater Easterhouse Supporting Hands (GESH)
Provides a training, social, and recreational service to young people and adults with physical disabilities and learning difficulties.
East Adult Learning Disability Teams
Provides health care to support people aged 16 years or older who have learning disabilities.
Riddrie Resource Centre
Riddrievale Court, Riddrie, Glasgow G33 2RN
Tel: 0141 276 2100
35 Springfield Road, Dalmarnock, Glasgow G40 3EL
Tel: 0141 276 6900
Community Rehabilitation Service
Supports people with physical disabilities and their carers living in the community.
Tel: 0141 201 3210
Disabled Living Foundation
Tel: 0300 999 0004