WECIL (The West of England Centre for Inclusive Living) is a charity run by and for disabled people, which supports over 4,000 people in Bristol & the surrounding areas every year.
WECIL provides a wide range of services which support disabled people in different areas of their lives, including:
• Benefits advice and information
• Advocacy for care-assessments
• Support to receive direct payments, enabling disabled people to take control over their funding/income
• A payroll service for direct payment recipients and anyone who employs a personal assistant to work for them
• Peer-to-peer social networking
• Services for young people and families, including regular youth groups around Bristol and Listening Partnership, a youth project which provides consultation with the Local Authority and the opportunity for young Disabled People to meet and develop skills.
• Disabled Peoples’ Helpline (see below)
• Employment support for individuals, including advice on reasonable adjustments, Access to Work, and adaptive equipment (UK-wide)
• Employment consultancy and training for businesses (UK-wide)
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Areas Served (Further Details)
Is there a cost for these services?
How can people access this service?
|Monday||From 09:00||To 17:00|
|Tuesday||From 09:00||To 17:00|
|Wednesday||From 09:00||To 17:00|
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Out of hours answer machine
Primary Organisation Details
Primary Address Details
WECIL's Disabled People's Helpline is an information and advice service for disabled people living in Bristol, parents of disabled children and for carers. The helpline provides information and advice on any issue relating to disability. We can also provide information about disability issues to employers, service providers or other organisations.
Will calls I make to this helpline show on my bill?
Services that increase accessibility
All our services are fully accessibility to all part of the community.
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Are there bus stops nearby?
Is there a car park nearby?
Is there parking for disabled drivers on site or outside the building?
If so, how many spaces?
Disabled parking telephone
Is there on-street parking in close proximity to the premises?
Do the premises feature non-revolving automatic external doors?
Are external doors 900mm or more wide with flat thresholds?
Are external doors non sprung?
On external doors are the handles a contrasting colour and tone to the door?
Do the premises feature non-revolving automatic internal doors?
On internal doors are the handles a contrasting colour and tone to the door?
Are there visual alarm systems at the premises?
Is there an induction loop / induction coupling at the premises?
Do visitors have access to a telephone?
If so, does it have wheelchair access?
If so, does it have an induction loop?
Can people with an assistance dog access the service accompanied by their dog?
Is there provision for assistance dogs? (Water bowl and toilet area)
Toilet area and drinking water.