(In alphabetical order)
Age Concern Colchester
AIM: Amputation, Inspiration, Motivation
Offering amputees help, support and guidance.
Amputee Coalition of America
Arctic One Foundation
Getting people of all abilities Involved and Active in the Community and introducing them to new opportunities in Sport.
Athesis Prosthetic Covers
Your prosthesis can be much more beautiful
APO - British Association of Prosthetics and Orthotics: www.bapo.com
Tel: 0845 168 8490
Benefits and Work
Guides you can trust
BHTA - British Healthcare Trades Association
0207 702 2141
World leading rehabilitation provider with clinical expertise in prosthetics, orthotics, special seating and wheelchairs.
BLESMA - British Limbless Ex-Servicemans Association: www.blesma.org
Tel: 0208 590 1124
Blue Badge Mobility Insurance
Specialist insurance company providing insurance for Mobility Scooters, Wheelchairs and other disability and mobility equipment.
BSRM (British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine)
Support, information and advice service for carers
Carers Line 0808 808 7777
Citizens Advice Bureau
Colchester Carers Centre
Colchester Counselling & Psychotherapy Centre (CC&PC)
Colchester & District Talking Newspaper
Colchester Volunteer Centre
College Park Industries
Technology, innovation, and creation of new benchmarks that restore maximum function for amputees of all ages and activity levels.
Community Voluntary Services Tendring
Tel: 0845 123 2399 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)
DLF - Disabled Living Foundation
0845 130 9177
The Disability Football Directory
Disability Grants - Your Guide to Grants for the Disabled
Disabled Holidays.com - guaranteed accessible accomodation
Disability Rights UK
Dogs for the Disabled
Telephone 01295 252600
Independent provider of prosthetic, orthotic, silicone and rehabilitation services.
The Douglas Bader Foundation
Help for people affected by limb loss.
Tel: 0844 999 9242
EAFA - England Amplutee Football Association
EFDS - English Federation of Disability Sport
Tel: 0161 247 5294
Elizabeth’s Legacy of Hope (ELoH)
ELoH provides life-changing support for children who have lost their limbs through war, accidents, and lack of access to medical care.
Essex Carers’ Support
Essex Community Foundation
Providing practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation across England.
Heather Mills Website
HYPNOTHERAPY DIRECTORY - Pain Management
Tel: 01276 301239
Inclusive Furniture - Bringing Inclusivity To The Table
Support and motivation for amputees and those using crutches due to a temporary or permanent disability.
The Limb Loss Legal Panel
Tel: 0800 644 0186
Telephone: 01245 216670, 01245 216671, 01245 216672, 01245 216674
Help Line: 0800 644 0185
Legal Panel: 0800 644 0186
Helps individuals with disabilities to participate in regular sporting activities.
The London Prosthetic Centre
Tel: 0208 789 6565
Lyneal Trust - making holidays accessible
Freephone Meningitis Helpline (UK): 0808 80 10 388
The Meningitis Trust
Mobility Care Aids
0118 984 2588
The Murray Foundation
Find out if you are eligible for a grant today
NABD - National Association for Bikers with a Disability: www.nabd.org.uk
Tel: 0870 759 0603
Innovations for the future of the independent living industry.
The largest provider of prosthetic services to the NHS.
Orwood Mobility Manufacturing
Over 25 years of experience in prosthetics and orthotics.
Ossur - Global leader in orthopaedics
Otto Bock - world-leading manufacturer and supplier of prosthetic limbs.
0845 450 7357 (local rate)
PALS - Patient Advice and Liaison Service
Freephone 0800 783 7328
Para Dance UK
The Percy Bilton Charity (providing grants for disabled individuals): www.percybiltoncharity.org
Tel: 0208 579 2829
Reach (for children with upper limb abnormalities)
Tel: 0845 130 6225
Rehabilitation Services Ltd
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
SSAFA: The armed forces charity
Helpline: 0845 541 7141
Scope: About Disability
Tel: 0808 800 3333
Specialised Healthcare Alliance
For everyone with rare and complex conditions.
How to Get Financial Help with the Cost of a Stairlift
Tel: 0871 717 0044
Stumps and Cranks - for amputees who have been thinking about cycling but have been too nervous to try.
The Department for Transport - Access for Disabled People
Therapy Directory - Promoting the benefits of complementary therapy and aiming to give visitors all the information they need to help them make an informed decision about whether therapy would be right for them.
HSBC UK Disability Hubs
for all-ability riders
Welfare Rights Service
Tel: 07401 558602
Wheelchair Leadership Alliance
Whizz Kidz (Supplies mobility aids to the under 18s)