News and events

News and events

What’s happening in the disability and the carers' worlds?

One of our main jobs at DASL is to keep our users and members in touch with news and information about developments which affect disabled people and carers in Lambeth. 

We produce a regular newsletter for our members, to sign up to receive your copy, visit our becoming a member page

Here, you can find out about work which DASL is doing, new Government announcements, important policies and reports, what’s happening in Lambeth, interesting local meetings and events and much more.

Contact us if you would like us to publicise an event which you think will be of interest to disabled people.

For more information and contact options, please see the Contact DASL page

What's been happening?

News and past events…

Jun 19 2019

Join our experienced Direct Payments Team

We have a vacancy for a full-time Direct Payments Worker to join dasl's experienced team.
May 03 2019

Changes in dasl’s senior staff team

There are a number of changes in dasl's team which we'd like our members, service users and partner organisations to know about.
Feb 08 2019

Regular Radio Shows - join in!

Listen live at 3.30pm on Wednesdays to Smashing Records on or listen to previous shows on (search for Smashing Records)

Guests Wanted for DASL’s Weekly Radio Show ‘Smashing Records’

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Dec 19 2018

DASL’s new Strategic Plan is launched

We have launched our new Strategic Plan for 2018 - 2021.

Dec 18 2018

dasl’s Advocacy Service stars again

We are delighted that dasl has been awarded the prestigious Advocacy Quality Performance Mark for a further three years following an independent audit in November.
Nov 23 2018

Government must set - and meet - next phase Universal Credit tests

The Work and Pensions Committee says the Government must delay the vote on the next phase of Universal Credit until both its own Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) and Parliament have had a chance to assess the Government's plans.

The Committee concluded that despite changes announced in last month's budget, "major areas of concern" about the Government's plans remain.
Nov 09 2018

Only ask for what you need

NHS Lambeth Clinical Commissioning Group is asking people to help reduce the cost of medicines waste. People on repeat prescriptions are being asked to avoid stockpiling medicines by checking how much medicine they have at home before asking for more.

Nov 09 2018

The Coop is now raising funds for DASL

DASL are delighted to announce that we have been chosen by the Co-op Local Community Fund to help raise money for our services.

Nov 01 2018

Lambeth Children’s Homes Redress Scheme

Were you a child living in Shirley Oaks or another Lambeth Children's Home and/or attending Shirley Oaks Primary School anytime between the 1930s and 1990s? Did you suffer abuse or have a fear of abuse at the hands of a member of staff? If so, you are likely to be entitled to compensation through Lambeth Council's Children's Homes Redress Scheme. You can apply until 1st January 2020.