Full list of news and events

Full list of news and 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

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

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.