Full list of news and events

Full list of news and events

Sep 28 2018

Would you like free sessions of QiGong?

Nath Fernandes from VEUcan contacted us to find out if Disabled people in Lambeth would like some free sessions.

He is currently working with a Tai Chi teacher called Sally who does some amazing work with Cerebral Palsy Midlands adapting the art for Disabled people with her mantra being “If you can breathe, you can do it”.

They are currently in discussions about running a trial session in London in the next few months, are you interested?
Sep 28 2018

Are you a Deaf or Disabled person interested in policing and crime issues?

Would you like to work with the Metropolitan Police Service to increase knowledge and insight of the issues affecting Deaf and Disabled Londoners?
If so, you may be interested in becoming an Independent Advisor on the Disability Independent Advisory group to the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS). This is a non paid voluntary role.
Sep 27 2018

We are 336 Open Day

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 27th September
Time: 10.00am to 3.00pm
Location: We are 336 Building at 336
Brixton Road, London, SW9 7AA
Sep 24 2018

Tell ALLFIE about your experience of school Accessibility Plans

Tell us about your experience of school Accessibility Plans. How effective are they?
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

REMINDER:
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.
www.opinionresearch.co.uk/victimsvoice
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.

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