News and events

News and events

Whats 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…

Sep 20 2018

Savers to earn 50p for every £1 saved thanks to Help to Save

Press release from DWP, Published 12 September 2018 by HM Treasury, HM Revenue & Customs, and John Glen MP

Help to Save means low-income savers on tax credits and Universal Credit can get a 50% bonus from the government on whatever they manage to save.

Link to Help to Save
Sep 18 2018

Short Breaks Consultation 3rd September - 11th November 2018

Lambeth Council's Short Breaks contract expires on 21st March 2019 and they want to hear your views on new proposals for their short breaks programme.
Sep 14 2018

Advice Drop In Sessions for SEN & CWD

The next Drop-In Advice Session from Lambeth Special Educational Needs (SEN) & Children With Disabilities (CWD) teams is Wednesday 19th September 2018, 10.30-11.30 at We are 336, 336 Brixton Road, SW9 7AA
Sep 10 2018

Let’s Dance - leave your ego at the door

Disability Advice Service Lambeth (DASL) and People First Lambeth have launched a fully accessible afternoon dance event in Pop Brixton. It’s a great exercise and mood enhancer, every second Monday every month.

1.45pm to 3pm
Pop Box, Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road, SW9

Sep 06 2018

Help shape services for victims of crime

The deadline for completing the online survey has been extended.
Sep 06 2018

Empowering Disabled People to combat Hate Crime

“Housing & Hate Crime against Disabled People”
Wednesday 17 October 2018
10am to 2pm
“We are 336”, 336 Brixton Road, SW9 7AA
Call 020 7501 8976 to book your ticket or Book via eventbrite

Aug 23 2018

Disability hate crime on social media - survey on what action should the government take?

A cross-party group of MPs believe that social media companies and the Government have failed disabled users and must act urgently.

To ensure the views of disabled people are heard, the Petitions Committee have launched a consultation on their draft recommendations for action.
Aug 23 2018

Spirit of 2012 is recruiting young people

Spirit of 2012 was set up to recreate the spirit of pride and positivity that defined London 2012. It funds arts and sports projects that foster community cohesion and empower Disabled people.
Aug 16 2018

Two LD traineeships with Council available

The Lambeth Inclusive Future Employment (LIFE) project is a groundbreaking collaboration between Mencap, Lambeth Council and CAPITA that will generate new local employment opportunities for people with a range of neurodiverse conditions.

They have two traineeship opportunities in Lambeth council as part of the LIFE project and fully supported by Mencap.