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Scope's Helpline

We're Scope, the disability equality charity in England and Wales. We:

  • provide practical information and emotional support when it's most needed

  • campaign relentlessly to create a fairer society

Scope's Helpline provides free, independent and impartial advice and support on issues that matter to disabled people and their families.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Contact Position
Helpline Service
0808 800 3333

Our information officers can answer questions and talk you through a wide range of topics connected with disability, including:

  • benefits
  • finance
  • social care
  • work
  • equipment and assistive technology
  • housing and home adaptations.

We can also put you in touch with local providers of information and support and other Scope services in your area.

Other Details


Other notes

To cater for your needs, we have additional ways you can use our helpline service. These include:

  • Textphone: Use Type Talk by dialling 18001 from a textphone followed by 0808 800 3333.

If you are calling from a mobile or phone box and are worried about the cost, we can call you back.

  • Translation.

If you prefer to talk to us in another language, call or email the helpline and tell us:

  • your name
  • preferred language
  • contact number.

We'll call you back with an interpreter from Language Line Solutions on the line.

This service is free and confidential.

  • Email and post.

The helpline is a telephone service but you can also get help by writing to us:

  • Write to: Scope, PO Box 833, Milton Keynes, MK12 5NY.


After you've used the helpline, please give us your feedback.

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