Here’s a list of some of the links that you might find useful. If you find any others please let us know.
Housing Options is a leading housing advisory service for people with learning disabilities
Advance is a not for profit housing association that provides housing and support services for people with long-term disabilities (including, physical, mental and learning disabilities). It is the foremost provider of HOLD (Home Ownership for people with Long-term Disabilities) a route into shared ownership by accessing properties on the open market.
Directgov – public services all in one place
This site includes a section for people with a disability explaining the services and benefits available.
The Foundation for People With Learning Disabilities
Part of the UK charity the Mental Health Foundation.
This site features a useful map detailing all of the HomeBuy Agents across England.
Homes & Communities Agency
The national housing and regeneration delivery agency for England.
InControl exists to create a new welfare system in which everyone is in control of their lives as full citizens. This includes self directed support for people with a disability.
The National Housing Federation
The organisation that represents over 1,200 not for profit Housing Associations across England.
The BBC’s disability website.
A disability lifestyle magazine.
Learning Disability Today
Highlights examples of best practice and what works in the learning disability field.
Progress is the essential transition guide for 13-25 year olds with special needs.
During a presentation to the Royal College of Occupational Therapists we were delighted to be joined by Keith, who we were privileged to have helped buy a home of his own using HOLD (Home Ownership for people with Long-term Disabilities).
Where I Want To Live have launched a brand new Toolkit to help people with learning disabilities make choices about their lives.
Manchester Metropolitan University has just published a report called 'Living in the Place We Call Home'.