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9Disability organisations that help jobseekers
There are many organisations that help disabled jobseekers. Some can help people with any kind of disability and others will help people with specific disabilities. This is just a selection, but it is worth asking other disability organisations about any schemes they offer for jobseekers.
Blind in Business (BIB)
4th Floor, 1 London Wall Buildings, London EC2M 5PG
Tel: 020 7588 1885Fax: 020 7588 1886
Blind in Business provides a range of services to both undergraduates/graduates and employers to ease the transition between education and employment for visually impaired individuals. BIB works through the whole application process, from supplying recruitment materials and vacancy information in a range of formats, to providing specialist seminars and advice. All the services are free and available to any visually-impaired young person looking for work.
Studio 12, 65 Rivington Street, London EC2A 3Q59
Tel: 020 7689 0033Fax: 020 7689 1049
Deafworks offers advice on preparing for interviews and careers counselling for deaf people. You would need to go in person to the office in London for this service. Contact Deafworks for details of their hourly charge.