Online Advice

Community Care Law

Local Authorities and the NHS have duties to assist those with care needs depending upon their circumstances. Sometimes it can be a difficult process navigating the system to obtain that help. We have put together these pages to give you some guidance so that you may have some idea of what your rights are. Click here to see links to example cases, letters and other resources.

Community Care Law

Disability Discrimination

This is a basic guide which provides an overview of disability discrimination law. Disability Discrimination is covered almost soley by one piece of legislation which is the Equality Act 2010. Prior to this it was the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. Click here to see links to example cases, letters and other resources.

Disability Discrimination

Employment Law

Disability Law Service is able to provide our service users with advice and assistance on matters relating to problems at work. If you live in London and have an employment discrimination enquiry please contact our telephone advice line for further advice. Click here to see links to example cases, letters and other resources.

Employment Law

Welfare Benefits

We have a range of factsheets which provide information on the key disability benefits. You can find our factsheets by clicking on factsheets. The DWP has also recently published a basic guide to welfare benefits for GP’s which is a good introduction across the board to many different benefits. Click here to see links to example cases, letters and other resources.

Welfare Benefits

Factsheets

Disability Law Service has compiled and collated a range of factsheets covering everything from employment law, welfare benefits and community care to human rights and general disability issues. If you find our factsheets useful, please consider making a donation, no matter how small. Any donation is immediately put toward the provision of free legal advice and updating the factsheets which help so many people. Please visit our donation page to see how you can help.

DLS Factsheets