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…

Dec 04 2018

Come and see the London Stroke Choir perform on 10 December

The London Stroke Choir are delighted to be supporting the work of Aphasia Re-Connect by performing at their Carol Service on:

Monday 10th December 2018 at 6:30 PM
Christ Church, 27 Blackfriars Road
London SE1 8NY
Nov 30 2018

Join DASL’s successful Advocacy Team

We are recruiting for a full-time Professional Advocate to join our highly regarded Advocacy Team. The closing date is Wednesday 19th December.
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.
Oct 17 2018

Housing & Hate Crime against Disabled People

10am to 1.30pm with light lunch til 2pm
Ground floor, 336 Brixton Road SW9 7AA

Oct 12 2018

Met the Met on 13th October to talk about Hate Crime

#NHCAW 2018
Saturday 13th to 20th October

Sep 28 2018

Can you help #TransportJustice Crowdfunder?

Only a matter of days left to raise the £2300 missing, so that Disabled people can take transport discrimination cases to court