At the Disability Rights Commission we have one key goal: "A
society where all disabled people can participate fully as equal
This page introduces some of the ways in which we
may be able to help you. You can follow the links on this page to
find out more about the areas that are most relevant to you – and
more about us, and what we do.
Our Helpline service and other ways to contact us
If you have a question about how the
Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995 affects you or think you
may have experienced discrimination, you can use
our helpline and send
us an enquiry form.
You can make other enquiries and send us feedback about
this website via the forms on our contact us page.
Conciliation service and legal strategy
We support an independent Disability
Conciliation Service and aim to use our statutory powers to maximum effect.
Our advisory groups help us make sure disabled
people have a proper say in what we do. We have a Learning Disability Action Group and a
Mental Health Action Group .
Find out about our plans, the background to
our work, and how we ensure we adhere to legislation – from racial
equality to freedom of information - on our Corporate plans and information page
You can read here about our Commissioners and what they discuss at
Discover the highlights of our work in
the financial year 2005-2006 in our Annual Review and Report.
From time to time we will tender for
services to help improve our work.
Jobs at the DRC
Find out about working for the DRC and see if
we have any job vacancies
Our Leadership Strategy endeavours to
significantly enhance the participation of disabled people in
senior positions, having particular regard to community and public
Disability Equality Scheme
The Disability Rights Commission’s Disability Equality Scheme sets out how we
propose to fulfil the general and specific duties of the Disability
Discrimination Act 2005.