Let us help you get your Money Sorted

D2N2 Money Sorted is a Financial Inclusion Project designed to improve your financial skills, educate you about financial products, address your debts and help you manage your money better. We can help you to: Take control of your finances Budget effectively Become more confident dealing with money Reduce or completely remove debt repayments Increase your… Read more »

D2N2 Project

Disability Nottinghamshire are pleased to announce that Daniel Staniland has been appointed to the post of Personal Navigator (Money Advisor) as part of the D2N2 project in accordance with the European Social Fund and the Big Lottery Fund. The Project aims to promote social inclusion, address poverty and financial distress in the Nottinghamshire area.  

Changes to the Benefit Cap

The benefit cap is a scheme introduced in 2012 with the policy intention of ensuring that people do not receive more money through the benefits system that an average working family. The benefit cap is being reduced from November 2016 to decrease the maximum people living outside of London to £20,000 for families and £13,400… Read more »

New one-stop-shop online support for Notts forces veterans

Nottinghamshire County Council have launched a new online, one-stop-shop of support for local armed forces personnel, reserves, veterans, cadets and people who interact with them. The website highlights some of the ways in which the County Council is supporting current and former services personnel and their families through the Nottinghamshire Community Covenant. It also acts as a… Read more »

Thank you Andy!

We would like to congratulate Andy Timmons on completing the Mansfield 10k and say a huge thank you to him for kindly fundraising for Disability Nottinghamshire.                     We’re still collecting donations so will update this post when we have a total for the money raised. Thank… Read more »

Nationwide Community Match

We’re delighted to announce that Nationwide customers have nominated Disability Nottinghamshire to feature in their Community Match programme in branch.   What is Community Match? Community Match is Nationwide’s in-branch, local charity voting scheme. Each quarter, their branches feature three local charities/community organisations from customer nominations. Customers are then invited to vote for a winner… Read more »

Thank you and congratulations to our team!

On Monday 9th May a group of volunteers completed The Nottingham Legal Walk. Harriett, Helen, Jayne, Michele, Jane and Pots completed a 10km walk around Nottingham and the city sights to raise essential funds for Disability Nottinghamshire.   Please support their success by sponsoring them. We have been collecting donations at the office but the easiest… Read more »

Giving disabled people a voice

A group which aims to give a voice to disabled people has been re-established in Nottinghamshire.   The Disability Independent Advisory Group (DIAG), which is being supported by the County Council, helps to influence the way services are developed for disabled people. The group works with disabled people, their carers and family members, community and… Read more »

DWP Open consultation Personal Independence Payment: aids and appliances descriptors

The DWP are consulting on changes to Personal Independence Payment: Aids and appliances and the daily living component of Personal Independence Payment. Please take the time to view the consultation here DWP consultation and forward your feedback to : PIP Policy Team Department for Work and Pensions Ground floor, Caxton House Tothill Street London SW1H 9NA PIP.consultationfeedback@dwp.gsi.gov.uk… Read more »