USEFUL LINKS

craven disability forum
Contact: Shanna Carrell
T: 01609 532992
E: shanna.carrell@northyorks.gov.uk

hambleton & richmondshire disability forum
Contact: Shanna Carrell
T: 01609 532992
E: shanna.carrell@northyorks.gov.uk

harrogate disability forum
Contact: Shanna Carrell
T: 01609 532992
E: shanna.carrell@northyorks.gov.uk

RIPPSi

(Ripon physical and sensory impairment group)
Contact: Lynette Barnes
E: lynette.barnes@sky.com

selby district disability forum (SDDF)

Contact: Emily Haverstock
E: sddf.uk@gmail.com

YORKSHIRE coast & ryedale disability forum (ycrdf)

Contact: Bridget Hardy
E: bridget.hardy@ycrdf.org.uk

Euan's Guide

Info: displays recommended accommodation and attractions plus the results of their annual surveys of disabled peoples experiences.

 Website: https://www.euansguide.com

discover yorkshire coast

Info: lists accommodation, events, attractions etc on the  Yorkshire Coast  - all with disabilities filter.

 Website: https://www.discoveryorkshirecoast.com

visit Britain

Info: lists accommodation, events, attractions etc throughout Britain - all with disabilities filter.

 Website: https://www.visitbritain.org

reasonable access

Info:  a website that empowers and enables disabled people to challenge discrimination, by use of the Equality Act. It lists County Court judgements which are helpful when discrimination is discussed.

 Website: https://www.reasonableaccess.org.uk

rnib

Info:  provides information and advice for those with visual impairments or blindness.

 Website: www.rnib.org.uk 

yorkshire coast sight support

Info:  the Scarborough based Yorkshire Coast Sight Support provides assistance to people with sight impairments. 

 Website: http://ycss.org.uk

action on hearing loss

Info:  provides information and support for those with hearing impairments. 

 Website: http://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk

scarborough dementia action alliance

Info:  the Scarborough based group for Dementia Action.  

 Website: https://www.dementiaaction.org.uk/local_alliances/10687_scarborough_dementia_action_alliance

changing places

Info:  provides information about the location of toilets that are equipped with hoists, wash & dry toilets and changing tables. Some have showers as well.

 Website: http://www.changing-places.org

toilocator

Info:  find a public toilet quickly. Also available as a downloadable app. 

 Website: https://www.toilocator.com

equality and human rights commission

Info:  advice, information and guidance on equality issues.

 Website: https://www.equalityhumanrights.com

national register of access consultants

Info:  the national register of access consultants who can provide expert advice to businesses and organisations, considering a new development or building. 

 Website: http://www.nrac.org.uk

visitscotland accessible tourism training

Info:  free online disability awareness training for managers and staff in small businesses. Despite being on the Visit Scotland website it is available to anyone, anywhere.  

 Website: http://accessible-training.visitscotland.org

Scarboccia all inclusive sports

Info:  Boccia, kurling, archery and bowling are some of the inclusive disability Paralympic sports that Scarboccia offer, which anyone can play, regardless of age or disability.

 Website: http://scarboccia.co.uk/ 

Rvs sightloss/hearing loss group 

Info:  Social gatherings, outings, sport, walk-ins and support throughout Scarborough, Whitby, Filey and the surrounding areas.  

 Website: https://ziomoby450.wixsite.com/access360-1

guide dogs

Info:  Providing life-changing services to the 360,000 people registered blind or partially sighted and the two million people in the UK living with sight loss. They provide a range of services with and beyond the dog to help thousands of people with different needs lead confident, independent and fulfilling lives.

 Website: https://www.guidedogs.org.uk/

advocacy alliance

Info:  Advocacy Alliance is a voluntary organisation, established in 1990 to provide free, independent and confidential advocacy to empower individuals and enable them to have their voice heard.

 Website: https://www.advocacyallianceyorkshire.org.uk/

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