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People First

Address: People First (Self Advocacy) 336 Brixton Road London SW9 7AA
Tel: 0207 274 5484 Mob. 07833 460 150
Description:

Organisation run by and for people with learning disabilities.

Aims:

  • To help and support people with learning disabilities.
  • To provide a voice for people with learning disabilities.
  • To promote the social model of disability.
  • To campaign for the rights of people with learning disabilities and support self advocacy groups across the country with information, advice and training.
  • To teach people who don't have learning difficulties to be aware of the rights and needs of people with learning difficulties.

Activities:

  • Provides support, information, advice and training on issues relating to people with learning difficulties, and to promote the use of accessible information.
  • Sets up and supports People First groups and helps them to develop and become stronger.
  • Provides training so those with learning difficulties can be involved in the services that they use.
  • Holds conferences on speaking up about people's rights.
  • Participates in different committees that make decisions about people with learning difficulties.
  • Produces information and campaigns for the rights of learning disabled people.

Local Groups: Please contact national headquarters for regional branch information.

Membership: Please enquire for details.

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