Support for women with disabilities

We are currently updating this section of The Survivor’s Handbook. For the most up-to-date information please contact the National Domestic Violence Helpline (Run in partnership between Women’s Aid and Refuge) on 0808 2000 247.

Useful links Specific to domestic abuse

Beverley Lewis House
A unique place to live for women with learning disabilities who have suffered from abuse or who are at risk of abuse.

Challenging vulnerability and sexual abuse in the lives of people with learning disabilities

Citizen’s Advice:
Videos on domestic abuse in British Sign Language

Survivor’s Handbook:
Audio abbreviated version of Survivor’s Handbook


British Council of Disabled People
Promote full equality and participation of disabled people in UK society
Disability Rights UK
Disabled people leading change, working to create a society where everyone with lived experience of disability or health conditions can participate equally as full citizens.

Special Needs Family Fun
Special needs resources to enhance the fun and quality of family life for families with disabilities

Being the Boss
Website addresses the lack of peer support available to disabled people who employ our own Personal Assistants (PAs)

If you have a link that you feel we should add to this page, please contact us.

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