This is a maintained list of Internet sources related to, but not within,
the scope of the uk.gov.social-security
newsgroup. (There are lots more links,
organised mainly by the key discussion topics for the newsgroup, defined
by its charter).
||Britain's largest supplier of advisory
systems in the field of welfare benefits and related law.
Information Systems - links to legislation
||Ferret's links to Social Security
and Associated Legislation.
Grove Benefits Program - Benefits Information Pages
||Lisson Grove Benefits Program produces
computer programs to help advisers calculate entitlement to UK social
security benefits and payments due under the child support formula.
This link is to their Topic Index for benefits (etc) information.
National Association of Citizens
The Citizens Advice
Bureaux Directory Search
|The Citizens Advice Bureau Service
offers free, confidential, impartial and independent advice. From
its origins in 1939 as an emergency service during World War II, it
has evolved into a professional national agency. There are 2,000 CAB
outlets in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Each CAB is an independent
charity, relying on funding from the local authority and from local
business, charitable trusts and individual donations.
||The Disability Rights Commission
(DRC) is an independent body set up by the Government to help secure
civil rights for disabled people
||Age Concern cares about all older
people and believes later life should be fulfilling and enjoyable.
||Information, Products and Services
for the Disabled Community.
||Gingerbread is the leading support
organisation for lone parent families in England and Wales. Gingerbread
was started 31 years ago and is a registered charity maintained by
||The welfare rights website for advice
workers - provides support and information about welfare rights to
||Gowrings Mobility is a British company
and Europe's leading manufacturer of wheelchair accessible cars and
your Disability Information, News and Views Web Site
Ask! Community Legal Service
||Just Ask! is the website of the
Community Legal Service. The first port of call for legal help and
information in England and Wales.
Blue Badge Scheme
Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
|The Blue Badge Scheme (administered
by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions) provides
a national arrangement of parking concessions for people with severe
walking difficulties who travel either as drivers or passengers.
||Carers UK is the national voice
of carers in the UK.
Mobility Information Service
Frequently Asked Mobility
|The Mobility Information Service
was founded by the late David Griffiths MBE in 1979, to provide advice
and guidance for people with mobility restrictive disabilities.
||"Crisis is a national charity
dedicated to the relief of poverty and distress among single homeless
people. Our mission is to end street homelessness through practical
action to help homeless people move towards a secure, sustainable
- the mental health charity
||One in four people may have mental
health problems during their life - that's why Mind works for a better
life for everyone with experience of mental distress in England and
Wales. (Mind does not cover Scotland and they focus on mental health
problems rather than learning difficulties.
- Housing advice
|Need Advice? Homeless? Landlord
trying to get you out? Behind on the mortgage? Whatever your housing
problem, Shelter can help.