There are other organisations that provide services, advice and other help to young disabled people, this includes information about benefits and what young people may be entitled to. Take a look at some we have listed below to see where you might be able to get further help and support.

 

Organisations that can help with benefits information

 

Shelter Scotland

Website link can be found here to more information.

 

Young Scot

https://young.scot/information/rights/benefits/

 

 

Support organisations for young people in transition

 

Disability Information Scotland

 

Disability Information Scotland offer a number of different services to help guide people through a maze of disability information.

Tel: 0300 323 9961

Email: info@disabilityscot.org.uk

Web: www.disabilityscot.org.uk

 

The Scottish Disability Directory

 

The Scottish Disability Directory provides details of local sources of support.

Web: http://www.disabilityscot.org.uk/dirsearch/

 

Turn2us

 

Turn2us provides a search engine tool on their website to help you look for available grants near you.

Web: https://grants-search.turn2us.org.uk/

 

Disability Grants

 

Disability Grants website provides information on grants and trusts available within the UK.

Web: https://www.disability-grants.org/

 

Counselling Directory

 

Counselling Directory is a helpful resource for those in distress and need to seek help. The website includes details about different types of disabilities, when you should look for help and what you should be looking for in a counsellor or psychotherapist.

Tel: 0333 325 2500

http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/disabilities.html

 

Newlife Foundation

 

Newlife is the UK’s largest charity funder of children’s specialist disability equipment.Newlife equipment includes beds, seating, wheelchairs, communication aids and much more.

http://newlifecharity.co.uk/

Tel: 01543 462 777

 

Transition Support Service by The National Autistic Society

 

The transition support service is a free service for young autistic people aged 14 years+ and their parents or carers, looking for information and advice on the transition to adulthood. This includes young people preparing to leave school as well as further and higher education.

 

 

Payroll Agencies

There are various financial agencies that may be able to assist with the financial management of an award. These are the ones we are aware of operating in Scotland –

 

AILN (Ayrshire Independent Living Network)
The Michael Lynch Centre
71 Princes Street
Ardrossan
KA22 8DG

Tel: 01294 475685
www.ailn.org

 

Barrie Bookkeeping & Payroll Solutions
11 Boston Road
Glenrothes
KY6 2RE

Tel: 01592 756713
www.barriebookkeeping.co.uk

 

Encompass
Andersons Chambers
Market Street
Galashiels
TD1 3AF

Tel: 01896 759700
www.encompassborders.com

 

GCIL (Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living)
117 Brook Street
Glasgow
G40 3AP

Tel: 0141 550 4455
www.gcil.org.uk

 

GCVS (Glasgow Council for the Voluntary Sector)
11 Queen’s Crescent
Glasgow
G4 9AS

Tel: 0141 332 2444
csst@gcvs.org.uk
www.gcvs.org.uk

 

ICMS (Individual Cash Management Solutions)

Kinneil House

Cadham Road

Glenrothes

KY7 6PE

 

Tel: 01592 775408

info@icms.co.uk

www.icms.co.uk

 

Quill Accounts Ltd

Linburn House

Station Road

Auchtermuchty

KY14 7DP

 

Tel: 01337 827017

info@quillaccounts.co.uk

www.quillaccounts.co.uk

 

SPAEN

Suite G4 Dalziel Building

7 Scott Street

Motherwell

ML1 1PN

 

Tel: 01698 250280

www.spaen.co.uk