Legal and financial Scotland
For further information on benefits please see HemiHelp’s Benefits for Families and Benefits for Adults information sheets.
AvMA (Action against Medical Accidents) Helpline: 0845 123 2352 Website: www.avma.org.uk Charity providing free and confidential advice to people affected by medical accidents.
Children’s Legal Centre – Free legal advice: 08088 020 008 Website: www.childrenslegalcentre.com Provides legal advice through its helpline and produces information sheets for parents about children and the law.
Citizens Advice Bureau - Website: www.adviceguide.org.uk/scotland.htm Online guide to rights, benefits etc.
Disability Alliance - Website: www.disabilityalliance.org Produces an annual Disability Rights Handbook which provides up to date information on changes in the benefits system, housing and more.
Disability Rights UK – Tel: 020 7250 3222 (check their website for numbers of different advice lines) Email: email@example.com Organisation led by disabled people that do campaign and policy work. They have free factsheets about benefits, independent living and work issues. They also have a range of helplines and provide training about welfare benefits and disability confidence.