Meeting people, making new friends and forming relationships are an important part of most people’s lives. These relationships help us feel like we belong and are worthwhile, and can offer support during difficult times.
People with physical and sensory and/or learning disabilities may find it more difficult to connect with people and generate or sustain new friendships. They may become socially isolated and lonely, which can have a serious impact on a person’s health and emotional wellbeing.
Find out more below about what support is available for people with disabilities.