the disability community

the disability community

Charity information

the disability community

The Disability Community provides services , activities, events, support, advice and advocacy for disabled, elderly and vulnerable people across North Glasgow and combats exclusion and isolation

Founded 1991

  • Mission statement

    The Disability Community is a voluntary organisation striving for proper resources and support for disabled people in Glasgow. We bring people with impairments together with the resources they require, and help them grow, learn and develop so that they can achieve their goals. We mobilise the local community around the issue of disability and provide expertise and resources so that disabled people can secure their rights we speak up for change at local and national level. We strive to provide activities and personal development that combats exclusion and isolation and allows people to lead independent lives

  • Aims

    the disability community aims to:

    • To improve services for disabled people, their families and carers and to support them to achieve their full potential and aspirations and to overcome barriers that prevent them achieving their goals
    • Overall Aim To improve and enhance the lives of disabled people, their families and carers
    • To reduce the isolation and exclusion of disabled people, their families and carers and to empower them to exercise their rights.
    • ?Directly campaign for better services and to challenge inequality where it exists
    • ?Promote new and innovative services both within The Disability Community and in the wider environment. Work with statutory service providers and voluntary partners to address identified needs.
  • Overview

    Established: October 1991

    Board members: 12

    Full time staff: 6

    Part time staff: 14

    Volunteers: 54

    Phone number: 0141 336 3562

    Address: 74 Closeburn Street Possilpark Glasgow G22 5ST

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