Where can I find assistance accessing employment and education for disabled people?

The Shaw Trust have offices in St Helens on Church Street – they help to empower disabled people looking to get back into employment by providing a range of training and personal development programmes and one-to-one confidential support.

St Helens Council have a Supported Employment Team that provide tailor-made support for people with disabilities to take steps into work and training. They work with local organisations to arrange on the job training plus one-to-one support, signposting and general job search advice.

MOWLL (Moving on with Life and Learning) is a charity based in Liverpool that helps adults with learning disabilities, meantal health conditions or brain injuries. They offer a variety of short programmes and courses, person centred planning and peer-mentor support for people who have been met with exclusion in education, training, employment and community life.

The Association of Disabled Professionals is a forum for disabled people to share their problems/successes of employment, also providing employment advice and moral support.