In this section:
Local council services
Disabilities and Sensory Loss
Services provided by Cambridgeshire County council.
Transport for those with a Disability
Help with transport for those with a disability, such as Blue Badge, Shopmobility, etc.
Local support organisations
Training and support in IT for all, including people with disabilities.
Cambridgeshire Hearing Help (formerly CAMTAD)
Includes details of hearing help sessions offering advice and hearing aid care including re-tubing NHS hearing aids.
Helping visually impaired people to lead an independent life.
Minibus service for those people with mobility problems.
Disability Cambridgeshire (formerly known as Directions Plus)
Includes searchable directory of local organisations, group, helplines and websites for people with disabilities.
Disability Huntingdonshire (known also as DISH)
Provides information, advice and advocacy (e.g. on benefits and entitlements) to people with disabilities in the Huntingdonshire area.
Parkinson's Disease Society
Cambridge branch. Support, local groups, meetings, events.
Pidley Mountain Rescue
Provides support to maintain independence and improve quality of life for disabled and disadvantaged people within Huntingdonshire.
Cambridgeshire charity with projects providing leisure, educational and work opportunities for people with disabilities.
People with learning disabilities can learn art and craft skills and making works of art at the same time as having fun and meeting people.
Works with people who are vulnerable or marginalised to raise their voices and have their rights respected.
Local support - leisure
Cambridge Disabled Kids Swimming Club
Age from birth to 18. For any disability in an environment of tolerance and understanding.
Workshops and individual sessions for unconfident singers, children's groups and adults with learning disabilities.
General disability websites
Benefits & Allowances for people with disabilities
Information about available government allowances and benefits.
Disabled Workers Co-operative
Matching customers with a local disabled person who is able to provide that product or service.
Links to health websites, including mental health.
Information for Disabled People
Information and advice from the government.
16-25, Family and Friends, Senior, Disabled Persons and Network railcards.
Abilia Toby Churchill
Portable text-based communication aids for people who cannot speak.
Age UK Online Shop
Products for mobility and independent living.
Sells mobility scooters and other equipment for the elderly. In Seymour Street.
Disabled Living Foundation
Information on disability equipment.