One Voice’s Directory for Disabled People has been made by and for disabled people in Wolverhampton, but you will also find it usefulif you are a carer, an older person, or someone with substance misuse issues.

It contains information on where to go for help, what your rights are, what services and facilities are available to you.

The Directory provides useful information across all our life experiences, including health and wellbeing, money and benefits, death and dying, education and training, at home, at play, at work, in the community, support services etc.

Check out the categories or use the searchbox to find out what you want to know.

The Directory menu/index can always be accessed on this site via the top of the page

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Carnival Buzz in wolverhampton

We are getting nearer the excitement that will be the disabled people's carnival in wolverhampton. You can see photos from the workshops where disabled people are working on their headresses, banners, and learning drumming here>> You can also look at the facebook page...

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Making a Will

Making a Will

You can write a will yourself, but it is best to have someone else look at it, such as a solicitor or someone at Citizen’s Advice Bureau.
For your will to be valid, you must be 18 years or over.
A will must be in writing, signed by the person whose will it is, and 2 witnesses must sign it while the will writer is there.
The will should not be signed by someone who is a beneficiary or spouse/civil partner of a beneficiary.
For a will to be valid, the person writing it must do so voluntarily, without hindrance or pressure.
The person must be aware of what s/he is doing.
Your will should include:
how much money and what property and possessions you have – this can include ….

Dentists

Dentists

You can get a list of dentists taking NHS patients in Wolverhampton, from:

The Health and Community Care Information Service, Public Health Dept, Wolverhampton City PCT, Coniston House, Chapel Ash Wolverhampton, WV3 0XE
Telephone 01902 831831

info4all@wolvespct.nhs.uk

Government taken to Court over UC

Government taken to Court over UC

Universal Credit is now up and running in Wolverhampton for all new claims for adults (excluding PIP). New claims for ESA now come under the umbrella of Universal Credit. But severely disabled people without a carer are penalised under this system and losing between...

Helpline For ex-army people with mental health problems

Helpline For ex-army people with mental health problems

A helpline for ex-soldiers who are experiencing poor mental health, after they have left the army started last month. The helpline will be funded by the Ministry of Defence, and can be used 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The helpline number is – 0800 323...

Get Active!

Get Active!

Loneliness and isolation are linked to poor health and wellbeing, especially in the colder months, older or disabled people can get quite isolated and go for days without seeing or speaking to anyone. Family carers also often do not get out and take some social time...

What to do about benefit sanctions

What to do about benefit sanctions

In the last 10 years, over a million disabled people have had their benefits stopped with sanctions. If this is you, and you had good reason to miss an appointment, appeal right away. You must ask for a Mandatory Reconsideration, and explain why you missed the...

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