Accessible Holidays

Travelling when you have a disability takes preparation! Do you have any recommendations or holiday tips? We have pulled together some useful resources to help plan for a holiday. Let us know if you have any suggestions 😊 Our most successful holiday destinations have been close to home. Crescent Hideaway in Weston-super-Mare offers a well-equipped […]

Hope GB’s Family Fun Day

Hope GB’s Family Fun Day on Saturday 18 June at Panteg House Employees’ Club was filled with activities for all the family, to celebrate and raise awareness of autism. Disability Advice Project supported the event with a Play Your Cards Right game and prizes. There was also music, inflatables, animals, face painting, a raffle and […]

Big Event is a Big Hit with Families

Disability Advice Project (DAP) supported Cwmbran’s Big Event at the Boating Lake on Saturday, 11 June. DAP’s team ran a stall with a Play Your Cards Right game and crafts for sale. With more than 7,000 people attending, it provided a wonderful opportunity to raise awareness about DAP’s services. DAP’s advisers were on hand to give information […]

Care Fair Celebrates Carers

Disability Advice Project joined Age Cymru Carers Community Service and Blaenau Gwent Social Services Carers Team to celebrate unpaid carers at a Care Fair on Thursday 9 June at Bedwellty House,in Tredegar. Charities and partner organisations joined the event to provide information about services and support available to carers. There was also a programme of activities, […]

Disability Advice Project Bulletin – June 2022

For our monthly round-up of posts shared by DAP and other organisations visit:  https://mailchi.mp/c6a1f280f618/disabilityadviceprojectjune22 To subscribe to our monthly bulletin click here. Disability Advice Project shares helpful information, events, opportunities to socialise, and more. Help us spread the word – visit our Facebook and Twitter pages to share, like and comment on stories. Or get in touch via email info@dapwales.org.uk.

DAP gains £1.4m for people with disabilities and long-term health conditions

Disability Advice Project gained more than £1.4million in benefits for people with disabilities and long-term health conditions in the year ending March 2022. Our team helped more than 400 people to claim benefits and successfully appeal decisions by the Department for Work and Pensions. In addition to benefit claims, we assisted people with social care […]

Disability Advice Project bulletin – May 2022

For our monthly round-up of posts shared by DAP and other organisations visit:  https://mailchi.mp/c7691ce5ce49/disabilityadviceprojectmay22-16092014 Disability Advice Project shares helpful information, events, opportunities to socialise, and more. Help us spread the word – visit our Facebook and Twitter pages to share, like and comment on stories. Or get in touch via email info@dapwales.org.uk. To subscribe to our monthly bulletin click here.

Easter in Pontypool

Disability Advice Project was in Pontypool giving advice to people with disabilities and carers at two Easter-themed events. DAP’s team ran a pop-up stall on Wednesday 30 March, at Pontypool Indoor Market, and then supported Sight Cymru’s Spring Fayre on 6 April, at Torfaen Museum. Jayne Salkeld, Joint Project Manager at Disability Advice Project, said: […]

Disability Advice Project bulletin – April 2022

Disability Advice Project shares helpful information, events, opportunities to socialise, and more. For the monthly round-up of posts shared by DAP and other organisations visit: https://mailchi.mp/9d7253c7f0fa/disabilityadviceprojectnewssummaryapril Help us spread the word – visit our Facebook and Twitter pages to share, like and comment on stories. Or get in touch via email info@dapwales.org.uk. To subscribe to […]

Health and Social Care event brings charities together in Brynmawr

Disability Advice Project joined Aneurin Bevan University Health Board’s Health and Social Care Event on Thursday 24 March outside the Market Hall Cinema, in Brynmawr. The event was attended by 16 organisations including Alzheimer’s UK, Blaenau Gwent Integrated Wellbeing Network, Cyfle Cymru, Heddlu Gwent Police, Shared Lives, Trusting Hands and Women’s Aid. We gave advice […]

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