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…

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.

LIFE_referral_form.docx
Aug 15 2018

Benefit sanctions call for evidence

The Social Market Foundation is currently undertaking a major research project looking at benefit sanctions in the United Kingdom, updating and expanding the Independent Review of Sanctions that they undertook for Government in 2014.

More information on the project is available at: http://www.smf.co.uk/making-sense-of-sanctions/
Aug 13 2018

Let’s Dance - leave your ego at the door

Monday 13 August
1.45pm to 3pm at Pop Brixton in the POP Box
49 Station Road SW9

Aug 10 2018

Have your say on the future of adult social care

Respond to the Local Government Association’s (LGA’s) survey.

The consultation, which is the largest ever launched by the LGA, will last for eight weeks and will shape the LGA’s demands ahead of the Budget, due in the autumn.


https://www.independent.co.uk/news/social-care-funding-uk-government-local-councils-proposals-local-government-association-lga-a8470361.html

https://www.local.gov.uk/about/news/lga-launches-own-green-paper-adult-social-care-reaches-breaking-point
Aug 02 2018

Respond to Patient Transport Experience Survey

Transport for All is looking for evidence from Disabled and older Londoners who use patient transport, following concerns about the eligibility criteria.

TfA Advice Line recently received many calls from Disabled and older people being denied patient transport services by the Royal Free Hospital despite having a genuine need for it. In some cases, people have been denied this vital NHS funded transport for their appointments despite previously being eligible in the past.
Jul 22 2018

International Deaf and Disabled People’s Solidarity Summit

Sunday 22 July 11am to 5.30pm

The Old Town Hall, 29 Broadway, E15 4BQ
Jul 18 2018

Come Together! Coffee Morning with Contact Lambeth - at 336 Brixton Road SW9

Wednesday 18th July 10.00-12.30
Come Together! Coffee Morning with Contact Lambeth - at 336 Brixton Road SW9
Join us for coffee and cake and a chat. Meet up with other parents. Catch up with what we've been doing and are planning. No need to book, just come along.
Jul 15 2018

Art in the Park - Lambeth Disability Hate Crime Stall

Art in the Park - Sun 15 Jul 18 2-5pm
The theme is “Inspired by Brixton Windmill" and on offer will be old favourites and lots of new exciting workshops to entice adults and children to explore their creative talents inspired by this surprising building.

Jul 12 2018

We are 336 are opening our doors!

Do you have a personal or professional interest in disability and other related issues?
Then come and find out what is going on at London’s largest disability hub.

Date: Thursday 27 September
Time: 10am to 3pm
Location: We are 336 Building at 336 Brixton Road SW9 7AA

Light refreshments will be served.
We are a fully accessible site.