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Suffolk Coalition of Disabled People (SCODP)

The Suffolk Coalition of Disabled People is an inclusive umbrella organisation, led by disabled people, for disabled people and their member groups. Suffolk Coalition aims to become a central point of contact for all user-led organisations in Suffolk, no matter what their size, which help and support those with any disability, impairment or long term health issues as identified by the terms of the Disability Discrimination Act.

What we do
Suffolk Coalition of Disabled People is a human rights organisation supporting all disabled people and groups in Suffolk.

  • We were formed in 2010 with an initial mandate, achieving charity status in 2012 - see our timeline for full details
  • We follow the social model of disability
  • We are led by a Board of Trustees, all of whom are disabled, and we employ a member of staff based at their office in Ipswich
    Many Voices, Better Choices

We work according to the principles laid out in our mission statement:

Suffolk Coalition of Disabled People is an independent, not-for-profit campaigning organisation that unites disabled people and their groups to remove barriers that prevent people from leading their own lives. 

Overall Vision and Strategic Aims 


Suffolk Coalition of Disabled People will be recognised as an independent and influential user led organisation which listens to, and supports, disabled people in Suffolk.

Strategic Aims

We will build an independent organisation that is well governed and financially sound. We will become the ‘go to’ organisation for disabled people and stakeholders in Suffolk. More details of our strategic aims.

Who to contact

01473 557577
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Room 4, Castle Hill Community Centre
Highfield Road

Where to go

Suffolk Coalition of Disabled People
Room 4, Castle Hill Community Centre
Highfield Road
Area served
Venue Email
Venue Website
Parking available
Parking details
There is plenty of car parking at Epsilon House. Two disabled car parking spaces are at the front of the building, either side of the reception doors. For further spaces, the main car park is to the left of the building through a metal archway.
Ipswich Buses Number 1 has a bus stop on Central Avenue and West Road; the office is a short walk along from the bus stop. First Buses Number 75 has a bus stop near to Warren Heath Sainsburys on Pearse Way, and the office is a 15 minute walk from there.There are also regular buses from the town centre to the John Lewis/Waitrose store at Futura Park. These are Ipswich Buses X3, then Suffolk Coalition offices are about a 10 minute walk away.

Please note that visitors to our offices are welcome. However, visits are by appointment only as the office is not staffed all the time.

Other details

Age Groups
Adults, Young people
Disabled Parking, Wheelchair Access, Adapted Toilet
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