BME communities and Learning Disabilities

Over three-quarters of people with learning difficulties from black and minority ethnic communities in Britain are struggling without support, according to the Valuing People Report. These people often lack suitable information, advice and guidance about service provision available to them.

One of the key priorities of the Department of Health’s Valuing People Now is ensuring that the personalisation agenda is embedded within all local authority services and developments for people with learning disabilities and their family carers.

Support organisations

The following are some of the organisations that support black and minority ethnic (BME) communities:

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