Support for those with a disability or long term health condition

Click on the organisations below to get help and support in finding skills, employment and training in South London

Organisation Borough Summary
AUTUS Kingston Charity focused on helping adults with autism grow personally and professionally
Better Working Futures All Providing tailored support to people with a health condition and/or disability, including help with starting a new job and in-work support to accommodate any reasonable adjustments. 
Choice Support  Richmond and Sutton Choice Support work to support autistic people, people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, physical disabilities and sensory impairments to gain and keep paid employment in Richmond and Wandsworth and Sutton.. This may mean paid work, work experience or voluntary work. Whatever your goal is, they will help you to achieve it. 
Croydon People First Croydon Support and opportunities for people with a learning disability
Croydon Talking Therapies Croydon Helping people manage their mental health needs, sustain employment or return to work after sick leave
Fairshot Westminster Run a year-long barista/cafe assistant traineeship programme for those with learning disabilities. With 6 months paid employment after.
Kingston adult education Kingston Course teaching computer skills with embedded English and Maths
Kingston iCope NHS Talking Therapies for Anxiety and Depression Kingston Helping people manage their mental health needs, sustain employment or return to work after sick leave
Local Offer Croydon Croydon Directory of activities, information and services for those with Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND)
Local Offer Merton Merton Directory of activities, information and services for those with Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND)
Local Offer Richmond and Kingston Richmond and Kingston Directory of activities, information and services for those with Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND)
Local Offer Sutton Sutton Directory of activities, information and services for those with Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND)
London Futures All Employability programme helping Londoners aged 18-25 transition into work
NEXT – CareTrade All Employability programme for neurodiverse individuals 25+
Nickel Support Sutton Employment support programme
Project SEARCH Merton 9 month training opportunity for adults aged 18-24 with learning difficulties.  Learn more here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3iUDMPpzJU
Richmond Hillcroft and Adult Community College Richmond and Merton RHACC have an exciting range of supportive courses for adults with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) with full-time and part-time courses to help you prepare for work and life.
Richmond Mencap Richmond 12 week Job Club ran by Mencap
Richmond upon Thames College  Richmond Courses and training for students with special edication needs. 
Richmond Wellbeing Service (Talking Therapies) Richmond Richmond Wellbeing Service soon being renamed to NHS Richmond Talking Therapies. As part of their service offer, they have employment support available for people referred and receiving treatment from Richmond NHS Talking Therapies and can be for those currently in or out of work and currently looking for a new job and those who are currently in work and need support to remain in work. They provide personalised support tailored to the individual’s needs.
SCOPE All Careers advice and programmes for people with a disability
Shepherds Star All Explore is a one day a week, socially engaging personal development programme, run over six weeks. Designed to enable adults experiencing social exclusion to develop their practical skills and confidence, to successfully establish themselves in their local community. This includes learning skills employability skills such as barista and hospitality skills. 
South Thames College Group Wandsworth, Merton, Sutton, Kingston Training and work experience for people with disabilities
Status Employment Croydon Career support including paid work experience and self-employment academy
Support To Work All Free online and telephone support programme helping people in England get into work
Talent Match Croydon Helping people gain the skills and confidence to get a job and build a career
The Autism Project London 2-year employability programme for  people with autism aged 18-25
The People Hive Richmond Employability programme for people with a learning disability
Toucan Employment London Supporting people with into employment. One-to-one support
Work Fit All Service supporting people with down’s syndrome find paid work
Work Routes All Work Routes is a free support service that helps unemployed people start working.
The service is an expansion of the Department for Work and Pension’s Work and Health Programme designed specifically to support people who are economically inactive. This expansion may sometimes be referred to as WHP Pioneer, which is a phase of Universal Support.
Work Start Sutton Work experience and qualifications via Orchard Hill College
Working Well Kingston Employment service in Kingston supporting those with autism/aspergers, learning disabilities and mental health conditions