Disability Sports Organisations

We work with a variety of local, regional and national partners to achieve our aims of getting disabled people active in the county. Find out more information about these organisations and the support they can provide.

Activity Alliance

Activity Alliance are the national sports body for disabled people in England. Their vision is that disabled people are active for life. They champions opportunities for disabled people to enjoy sport, supporting the sport and physical activity sectors to be more inclusive.

Activity Alliance work with those in the relevant sectors to provide inclusive opportunities as well as encouraging more disabled people to take part. Where there are gaps in provision, we help by delivering programmes to meet the needs of disabled people.

Tel: 01509 227750
Email: http://www.activityalliance.org.uk/contact-us

British Blind Sport

British Blind Sport (BBS) provides sport and recreation for blind and visually impaired people. BBS has become the leading voice for blind and partially sighted people in sport and leisure in the UK. From grassroots to Paralympic representation, BBS encourages particpation in sport at all levels.

British Blind Sport
Tel: 01926 424247
Email: info@britishblindsport.org.uk

Cerebral Palsy Sport (CP Sport)

Cerebral Palsy Sport promotes and seeks to increase sport and physical recreational opportunities for people with a disability and especially those who have cerebral palsy. They provide advice and guidance as well as delivering sporting opportunities from play to performance. They also have an excellent Club Finder, where you can find inclusive clubs and activates in the local area.

Cerebral Palsy Sport
Tel: 07955119018 or 07902113517
Email: info@cpsport.org

DS Active

DSActive is a programme run by the Down's Syndrome Association (DSA). They aim to provide as many opportunities as possible for people with Down's syndrome to lead active and healthy lives. They run a national programme offering many different sports, offer expert training to coaches, run festivals to celebrate the achievements of our athletes and support people with Down's syndrome to achieve coaching qualifications.

Email: dsactive@downs-syndrome.org.uk

Telephone: 0333 1212 300

Dwarf Sports Association

Dwarf Sports Association aims to make regular sporting opportunity accessible and enjoyable to anyone and everyone of restricted growth, regardless of their race, colour, ethnic origin, gender, location, sporting ability or financial support. We promote and develop sport for persons of restricted growth and to enable them to enter and compete in sport on an equal footing.

Dwarf Sports Association
Tel: 01246 296485, or 07889 922 736


LimbPower engages amputees and individuals with limb impairments in sport/physical activity to improve their quality of life and to aid lifelong rehabilitation.

07503 030702


Mencap Sport

Mencap Sport works with the governing bodies of sport and other sports providers to promote opportunities for people with a learning disability at all levels. Mencap Sport believes that people with a learning disability should have the same opportunities to participate, enjoy and excel in sport at all levels.

Mencap Sport

Phone: 0207 696 5480

Email: sport@mencap.org.uk

Special Olympics Great Britain (SOGB)

Special Olympics is proud to be the country's largest provider of year-round sports training and competition programmes for children and adults with intellectual (learning) disabilities.

Special Olympics Great Britain
Tel: 0207 247 8891

Email: Info@sogb.org.uk

UK Deaf Sport (UKDS)

UK Deaf Sport encourages people who are deaf or hard of hearing to participate, enjoy and excel at sport. They provide information on sporting events throughout the UK and are linked to the Deaflympics.

UK Deaf Sport
Tel: 01905 746301 ext. 322
Email: office@ukds.org.uk


WheelPower is the national charity for wheelchair sport. They provide information on opportunities, facilities and equipment to enable disabled people to participate in sport and lead healthy active lives.

Tel: 01296 395995
Email: info@wheelpower.org.uk

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