There is free and confidential information, advice and support for disabled people, their families and professionals in Wales on a variety of issues including:

Fuel bills

Nest is the Welsh Government's fuel poverty scheme, available to everyone in Wales. You can get free advice on saving energy, making sure you're on the best fuel tariff for you as well as general money management and benefits advice. Call 0808 808 2244.

Housing

Shelter Cymru offers independent specialist advice, advocacy and legal representation for anyone with housing problems. 

Care and Repair Cymru is a network of 22 agencies that works to ensure that all older people have homes that are safe, secure and appropriate to their needs across Wales.

Community Housing Cymru Group offers specialist support for people with a range of needs including older and disabled people and people with learning difficulties. 

Welsh Tenants has a support line on 01685 723922 available to both social and private tenants.

Disability Wales – housing benefit information (English pdf)

Employment

Jobs Growth Wales is for young people that are job ready but have had difficulty securing employment. It provides unemployed young people aged 16-24, with a job opportunity for 6 months paid at or above the national minimum wage for a minimum of 25 hours per week.

Young people

SNAP Cymru raises awareness of issues related to SEN, disability and other barriers to inclusion including exclusion from school and education, disengagement from education, employment or training, poverty, deprivation, English or Welsh as a second language. There are offices all over Wales - call 0845 120 3730.

Health and wellbeing

Health in Wales is the gateway to information about health and health services in Wales.

Carers UK Wales helps the 350,000+ people in Wales who care for family or friends. 

Easy Read Health Wales offers easy read information on a wide variety of topics on health and well-being.

Children’s Commissioner for Wales protects children and young people and their rights. 

Equality and Human Rights Commission for Wales champions equality and human rights for everyone living or working in Wales.

Local disability advice in Wales

These services are run by and for disabled people. Please note that these contact details are for local enquiries only.

If there is no local disability information service near you, contact Citizens Advice in Wales.

Contact our helpline