Limbless Association LA
The Limbless Association is a registered charity (Charity registration Nos. 803533 and SCO42256) that was originally established in 1983. Since then, it has grown to become the leading UK charity for people with limb-loss. It was granted charitable status in Scotland on 18 April 2011 The Limbless Association was formerly based in south-west London, at Queen Marys Hospital, Roehampton (The Douglas Bader Rehabilitation Centre). This was the first-ever prosthetic centre in the UK (built in 1915) and is still regarded as a centre-of-excellence for prosthetic treatment and rehabilitation. In April 2010, the office moved to Jubilee House in Brentwood, Essex and in September 2011, the office moved to its current address at Waterhouse Business Centre, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 2QE. The Limbless Association does not receive any Government, lottery or NHS funding and survives solely on the income provided by members, friends, private supporters and corporate sponsors. We continue to offer all of our services for free, ensuring that no one is ever without the information and support they need, regardless of their ability to pay. However, if you are in a position to make a contribution it will of course be gratefully received. The team is made up of five full-time and two part-time employees and we try to recruit from the limb-loss community whenever possible. You can learn more about the individuals currently working for the Limbless Association by visiting our Meet the Team section. The Board of Trustees is made up of people who have a wide experience in running User Support Groups as well as business experience, so they are well-placed to oversee the governance and policy decisions of the Limbless Association. All our trustees are amputees themselves and you can learn more about them by visiting our Trustees & Patrons section.