Appeals self help guides ready for downloading

We are experencing an ever increasing number of enquiries from individuals regarding an appeal against a welfare benefit decision. We are trying to deal with as many of these as possible but due to a reduction in funding and staff, we are experiencing some issues with capacity. We apologise if you feel that we have… Read more »

Thank you for all your help…

Thank you to all those who took part and donated cakes to our Vintage Tea Party which took place on Friday 29th July. The day was a great success as we met with lots of people and managed to raise a huge £220 for the organisation. Here are some photos from the day, we hope… Read more »

We need your help…Vintage Tea Party

Disability Nottinghamshire is taking part in the Mansfield Volunteers Market on Friday 29 July.   We kindly request your help on the day to help look after our stall, sell cakes to raise funds and respond to enquiries from the public.   If however you cannot make it down on the day, would it be… Read more »

Potential legal action v DWP

Disability Alliance has worked hard to reflect disabled peoples views and concerns in the last year since Government DLA plans were announced. Sadly, they do not believe the Government has yet taken on board the severity of concerns surrounding DLA proposals. They are working with DWP to try and secure action before the Welfare Reform Bill is enacted (which… Read more »

FREE Social Care Training

LikeWiSE- A Routeway into Care A four week programme designed to give people the training to meet the Common Induction Standard for Health and Social Care. Each client will be given an employment advisor who will co-ordinate their training and volunteering and support them into meeting the recruitment standards for employers. Employability skills will be… Read more »

Mansfield Junior Disability Sports Sessions

Mansfield District Council have announced a series of sports activities which are aimed at young people who have a disability. More information for those who are interested can be found on the Council website using the folling link – Junior Disability Sports Sessions or below: Sherwood Seals Disability Swimming Club every Monday from 18:30 untill 20:00… Read more »

Stop Hate Crime

Stop Hate UK 24 hour confidential phone line 0800 138 1625 is now available throughout Nottinghamshire to report incidents of hate crime. See their website www.stophateuk.org

FREE Money Advice Service launched by Age UK Notts

What is the aim of the Money Advice Service? On behalf of the Consumer Financial Education Body (CFEB) which was formerly the Financial Services Authority, the Money Advice service aims to help people make more informed decisions about their finances, improve their financial capability and therefore increase their financial and all round well-being.  This is… Read more »

It’s official!

Disability Nottinghamshire has been recognised officially as a user-led organisation by Nottinghamshire County Council in a presentation by the Chairman of the Council. We are very proud of our acheivements in being recognised as a user-led organisation but acknowledge that it does not stop here. We want to engage with as many individuals, their carers,… Read more »