Dalit Solidarity Network UK
The Dalit Solidarity Network UK (DSN) is a small human rights organisation which undertakes campaigning, advocacy and lobbying to raise awareness of caste discrimination and discrimination by work and descent. It is part of an international network of individuals, groups and agencies working in solidarity with affected communities worldwide.
Subjects: Human rights, Other
Darlington Association on Disability
Darlington Association on Disability was established in 1986 as a voluntary and charitable organisation led by disabled people. It exists to promote independence and choice, and supports disabled people and carers through the provision of services, support and information and by tackling issues locally and nationally.
A directory of deaf related resources, including organisations, British Sign Language, culture, magazines, discussion groups and news.
Deaf Education Advocacy Fellowship
The Deaf Education Advocacy Fellowship is a community interest company providing a first class advocacy service for Deaf and Disabled people by signposting them towards education and employment opportunities, by building self-confidence and encouraging a positive attitude, individuals can develop their ideas and achieve their personal goals.
Subjects: Disability, Race/ethnicity
DEAP Limited is a not-for-profit organisation which supports unemployed, vulnerable and looked-after young people to help them have equal access to employment, training, education. We are based in Dundee and Arbroath, and offer a range of services, including employability skills training, lifeskills training, information, advice and guidance to help overcome barriers.
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
The mission of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) is building a dynamic and competitive UK economy by: creating the conditions for business success; promoting innovation, enterprise and science; and giving everyone the skills and opportunities to succeed.
Subjects: Education, Employment
Department for Communities and Local Government
The Department for Communities and Local Government sets policy on local government, housing, urban regeneration, planning and fire and rescue. It has responsibility for all race equality and community cohesion related issues in England.
Department for Transport
The Department for Transport's objective is to oversee the delivery of a reliable, safe and secure transport system that responds efficiently to the needs of individuals and business whilst safeguarding our environment. The Department aims to improve transport provision for disabled people - whether as pedestrians, public and special transport users, or motorists - while also improving accessibility in public places.
Department for Work and Pensions
The Department for Work and Pensions exists to promote opportunity and independence for all, help individuals achieve their potential through employment and work to end poverty in all its forms.
Subjects: Employment, Equality general, Other
Department of Health
The aim of the Department of Health (DH) is to improve the health and wellbeing of people in England.
Subjects: Health, Social care
Derbyshire Coalition for Inclusive Living
Derbyshire Coalition for Inclusive Living is an organisaton run by disabled people through the social model of disability providing services to disabled people throughout Derbyshire. Some of the services are training, peer counselling, direct payments service and information and support to disabled people whatever their disability.
B&NES CVS is a support service for all voluntary and community sector organisations in Bath and North East Somerset. B&NES CVS is a project developed by CVS North Wiltshire. Our core work is to support and develop voluntary organisations, community groups and charities that operate within Bath and NE Somerset.
Develop Enhancing Community Support
DEVELOP is a local development agency providing support for the voluntary and community sector in both Wiltshire and Bath & North East Somerset. We are a registered charity. DEVELOP places its members’ needs at the heart of its activities and provides a range of services, which aim to promote and develop the effectiveness of the local voluntary and community sector.
Subjects: Age, Disability, Gender, Race/ethnicity, Religion or belief, Sexual orientation, Human rights, Gender identity, All
Developing Initiatives Supporting Communities (DISC)
DISC works with recovering substance misuse clients to support them into employment and training.
A user led organisation providing peer-led services which promote independence, choice and control.
Disability Law Hub
Disability Law Service
Disability Law Service (DLS) prides itself on providing a quality service in areas of public and social welfare law, and hopes to demystify the legal system by giving concise and timely legal advice and information. The DLS provides consultation, representation and a free adviceline on the following areas of law: Consumer, Community Care, Disability Discrimination, Education, Employment, and Welfare Benefits, as well as training for other organisations.
Disability LIB is committed to confronting discrimination and disablism, and to securing the full and equal rights of disabled people. Disability LIB will provide disabled people's organisations (DPOs) with information, advice and support that will enable them to be more effective, and to play a full part in achieving these aims.
Subjects: Disability, All
Disability Research Centre, Goldsmiths University of London
Disability Research Network, Queen's University Belfast
Disability Rights UK
Disability Alliance, the National Centre for Independent Living (NCIL) and Radar have now unified to form ‘Disability Rights UK’.
The new charity, Disability Rights UK will be led, run and controlled by disabled people, with disabled people making up at least three-quarters of its board members
Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee
The Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee advises the UK Government on access for disabled people to transport.
Discrimination Law Association
The Discrimination Law Association brings together a broad range of discrimination law practitioners, policy experts, academics and concerned individuals, all united around a commitment to improving equality law, practice, education and advice for those who face discrimination.
Diverse Cymru is an innovative equalities organisation in the Welsh Third Sector, created in recognition of the difficulties and discrimination faced by people experiencing inequality in Wales.
Subjects: Equality general
Diversity Works for London (LDA)
Diversity Works for London (DWfL) is London's centre of expertise on all aspects of equality and diversity. DWfL engages with businesses to: provide information on all aspects of equality and diversity in relation to business performance; promote an understanding of the business case for diversity; encourage employers to take steps to promote equality in the workplace; ensure greater integration of minority businesses through supplier diversity.
Subjects: Age, Disability, Gender, Race/ethnicity, Religion or belief, Sexual orientation, Gender identity
Doctors of the World (UK)
Doctors of the World (DOW) is an international humanitarian aid organisation that recruits medical and non-medical volunteers, who provide healthcare for vulnerable populations around the world.
Their long-term objective is to make health a human right.
Their work falls into three categories:Emergency; Post-emergency and rehabilitation; Long-term development.
Subjects: Gender, Health, Race/ethnicity, Refugees/migrants
Down’s Syndrome Association
The DSA is the only organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland that deals solely with all aspects of living with Down’s Syndrome at every stage of life. We offer information, support, training and advice, including a helpline Monday – Friday (10 – 4pm). We also campaign on issues that affect people with Down’s syndrome. We work closely with over 130 local groups across the UK
Dumfries & Galloway Citizen Advice Service
The organisation works to ensure that individuals do not suffer through ignorance of their rights and responsibilities and of the services available, nor through an inability to express their needs effectively. In addition, we work to exercise a responsible influence on the development of social policies.
Dundee Violence Against Women Partnership
The Forum is a partnership opposed to domestic abuse in all its forms - emotional, physical and/or sexual. It is committed to taking all steps within its power to eradicate domestic abuse and raise awareness of the affects of domestic abuse on women and children.